MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 24, 1966
Closing Date
Jan 03, 1970
1st Preview
May 18, 1966
1st Preview
May 18, 1966
Previews
5
Performances
1,508
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Winter Garden Theatre
(May 24, 1966 - Oct 04, 1969)
Broadway Theatre
(Oct 06, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)

Setting
Mame's Beekman Place apartment and various locales in which she becomes involved. 1928 - 1946.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc; Associate Producer: John Bowab
Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Based on the novel "Auntie Mame" by Patrick Dennis; Based on the play "Auntie Mame" by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by Gene Saks; Choreographed by Onna White; Assistant Choreographer: Tom Panko
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris; Company Manager: Richard Grayson
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Ralph Linn and Delman Hendricks; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stan Page and Nancy Lynch
Conducted by Donald Pippin; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: David Lipsky; Associate Press Representative: Lisa Lipsky and Marian Graham; Dance Captain: Pat Cummings; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Mame Dennis
May 18, 1966 - Mar 30, 1968
Vera Charles
Agnes Gooch
Patrick Dennis, age 10
Dwight Babcock
Mame's Friend
Mr. Upson
Mame's Friend
Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside
Mame's Friend
M. Lindsay Woolsey
Pegeen Ryan
Mame's Friend
Bishop
 
Leading Man
 
Mame's Friend
Dance Teacher
 
Mrs. Upson
Uncle Jeff
Sally Cato
Mame's Friend
Madame Branislowski
 
Mother Burnside
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Junior Babcock
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Mame's Friend
Peter Dennis
Doorman
 
Stage Manager
 
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Elevator Boy
 
Mame's Friend
Cousin Fan
 
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Messenger
 
Mame's Friend
 
Mame's Friend
Art Model
 
Mame's Friend
Gloria Upson
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Ralph Devine
Standby: Charlotte Fairchild (Mame Dennis)
Understudies: Jack Blackton (Patrick Dennis, age 19-29), David Chaney (Gregor, Junior Babcock, Stage Manager), Jack Davison (M. Lindsay Woolsey), Clifford Fearl (Dwight Babcock, Mr. Upson), Laurie Franks (Gloria Upson), Hilda Harris (Ito), Michael Maitland (Patrick Dennis, age 10), Art Matthews (Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside), Stan Page (Uncle Jeff), Betty Rosebrock (Pegeen Ryan), Jo Tract (Sally Cato, Mother Burnside, Madame Branislowski) and Jodi Williams (Agnes Gooch, Cousin Fan, Dance Teacher, Mrs. Upson)

Winter Garden Theatre (May 24, 1966 - Oct 04, 1969)

Production Stage Manager: Ralph Linn; Stage Manager: Paul Phillips; Assistant Stage Mgr: Art Matthews
Dance Captain: Diana Baffa

Cast

Celeste Holm
During Angela Lansbury's vacation
Mame Dennis
Aug 14, 1967 - Aug 26, 1967
Mame Dennis
May 26, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970
Mame Dennis
Dec 02, 1968 - May 24, 1969
Mame Dennis
Apr 01, 1968 - Nov 30, 1968
Sheila Smith
During Angela Lansbury's vacation
Mame Dennis
Feb 13, 1967 - Feb 26, 1967
Mame's Friend
Messenger
 
Gregor
 
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Madame Branislowski
 
Mother Burnside
Ralph Devine
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Vera Charles
Mr. Upson
Vera Charles
Gloria Upson
 
Cousin Fan
Vera Charles
 
Agnes Gooch
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Mame's Friend
 
Gregor
Patrick Dennis, age 10
May 08, 1967 - ?
Patrick Dennis, age 10
Dwight Babcock
Mame's Friend
Madame Branislowski
 
Mother Burnside
Junior Babcock
Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside
Messenger
M. Lindsay Woolsey
Mame's Friend
Patrick Dennis, age 10
Peter Dennis
Peter Dennis
Elevator Boy
Tod Miller
Broadway debut
Mame's Friend
Uncle Jeff
Mame's Friend
Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside
Mame's Friend
 
Junior Babcock
 
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Peter Dennis
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
 
Cousin Fan
Bishop
 
Uncle Jeff
 
Mame's Friend
 
Leading Man
Madame Branislowski
 
Mother Burnside
Mame's Friend
Sheila Smith
During Angela Lansbury's vacation
Vera Charles
Mar 27, 1967 - Apr 09, 1967
 
Sally Cato
 
Vera Charles
Peter Dennis
Mame's Friend
Gloria Upson
 
Mame's Friend
Dwight Babcock
Mame's Friend
Mame's Friend
 
Junior Babcock
Mame's Friend
Standby: Sheila Smith (Mame Dennis)
Understudies: Sean Allan (Patrick Dennis, age 19-29), Edward Becker (Mr. Upson, Uncle Jeff), David Chaney (Patrick Dennis, age 19-29), Laurie Franks (Agnes Gooch, Mrs. Upson), Luigi Gasparinetti (Gregor), John Mark (Patrick Dennis, age 10), Ruth Ramsey (Agnes Gooch, Mrs. Upson), Carol Richards (Gloria Upson, Pegeen Ryan), Mary Roche (Cousin Fan), Casper Roos (Dwight Babcock, M. Lindsay Woolsey), Betty Rosebrock (Gloria Upson), Eleonore Treiber (Ito), Marilyn Wilber (Cousin Fan) and Jerry Wyatt (Junior Babcock, Stage Manager)

Broadway Theatre (Oct 06, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization

Cast

Gregor
 
Uncle Jeff
Agnes Gooch
Dec 15, 1969 - ?
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
Act 1
Sung By
St. Bridget
Patrick Dennis, age 10 and Agnes Gooch
It's Today
Mame Dennis and All
Open a New Window
Mame Dennis and All
The Man in the Moon
Vera Charles, Mame Dennis and All
My Best Girl
Patrick Dennis, age 10 and Mame Dennis
We Need a Little Christmas
Mame Dennis, Patrick Dennis, age 10, Agnes Gooch, Ito and Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside
The Fox Hunt
Uncle Jeff, Patrick Dennis, age 10, Cousin Fan, Mother Burnside and Cousins
Mame
Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside and All
Act 2
Sung By
Mame (Reprise)
Patrick Dennis, age 10 and Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
My Best Girl (Reprise)
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Bosom Buddies
Mame Dennis and Vera Charles
Gooch's Song
Agnes Gooch
That's How Young I Feel
Mame Dennis and All
If He Walked into My Life
Mame Dennis
It's Today (Reprise)
Mame Dennis and All
Open a New Window (Reprise)
Company and Mame Dennis

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1966 Nominee
Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1966 Nominee
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Best Actress in a Musical

1966 Winner
Angela Lansbury

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1966 Winner
Frankie Michaels

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1966 Winner
Beatrice Arthur
 

Best Scenic Design

1966 Nominee
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart
 

Best Choreography

1966 Nominee
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1966 Nominee
Directed by Gene Saks

Theatre World

Award

1967 Recipient
Sheila Smith

Award

1966 Recipient
Jerry Lanning
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