MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 20, 1976
Closing Date
Dec 26, 1976
1st Preview
Dec 09, 1976
1st Preview
Dec 09, 1976
Previews
14
Performances
8
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Dec 20, 1976 - Dec 26, 1976)

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)
Originally Premiered at the Seattle Repertory Theatre
Book by George Abbott; Music by Richard Adler; Lyrics by Will Holt; Based on "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay; Dance arrangements by William Cox; Vocal arrangements by William Cox
Directed by George Abbott; Musical Staging by Patricia Birch; Assistant Director: Judith Abbott
Scenic Design by Eldon Elder; Costume Design by Lewis D. Rampino; Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter; Production Soundman: Jack Mann
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Robert H. Wallner
Production Stage Manager: Bob D. Bernard; Stage Manager: Elise Warner; Assistant Stage Mgr: Christopher Adler; Production Supervisor: Mitch Miller
Reeds: Donald Hettinger; Guitar: Steve Uscher
Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Richard Kagey; Dance Captain: Mimi B. Wallace; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Poster Design by Fay Gage
 
Member of the Court
William Shakespeare
 
Feste
 
Officer #1
Officer #2
 
Member of the Court
Member of the Court
Catherine Cox
Broadway debut
Viola
Cupid
 
Member of the Court
Member of the Court
Member of the Court
Court Musician (Reeds)
Sebastian
Duke Orsino
Antonio
Member of the Court
Olivia
Member of the Court
Member of the Court
Valentine
Captain
Member of the Court
Sir Andrew Aguecheek
Sir Toby Belch
Member of the Court
Member of the Court
Court Musician (Guitar)
Member of the Court
Member of the Court
Understudies: David Brummel (Duke Orsino, Captain, Antonio), Doug Carfrae (Valentine, Curio), Jason McAuliffe (Sebastian), William McClary (Feste, Malvolio), Paul Michael (Sir Toby Belch), Carolann Page (Viola, Olivia), Susan Elizabeth Scott (Maria) and Denny Shearer (Sir Andrew Aguecheek)
Act 1
Sung By
Music Is
William Shakespeare and Company
When First I Saw My Lady's Face
Duke Orsino
Lady's Choice
Viola and Captain
The Time Is Ripe for Loving
Company
Should I Speak of Loving You
Viola
Hate to Say Goodbye to You
Antonio and Sebastian
Big Bottom Betty
Feste
Twenty-one Chateaux
Viola, Olivia and Company
Sudden Lilac
Olivia
Sing Hi
Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Feste and Maria
Act 2
Sung By
The Tennis Song
Duke Orsino, Valentine and Company
I Am It
Malvolio
No Matter Where
Olivia and Viola
The Duel
Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Viola and Feste
Please Be Human
Olivia and Sebastian
What You Will
William Shakespeare and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

1977 Nominee
Musical Staging by Patricia Birch

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Catherine Cox
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Daniel Ben-Zali and Christopher Hewett
 

Outstanding Choreography

1977 Nominee
Musical Staging by Patricia Birch
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