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St. James Theatre, (12/20/1976 - 12/26/1976)
First Preview: Dec 09, 1976 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Dec 20, 1976    
Closing Date: Dec 26, 1976 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)
Produced by Richard Adler, Roger Berlind and Edward R. Downe, Jr.
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; 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
Helena Andreyko
Member of the Court
Daniel Ben-Zali
William Shakespeare
David Brummel
Officer #1
Doug Carfrae
Officer #2
Member of the Court
Jim Corti
Member of the Court
Catherine Cox
Broadway debut
Ann Crowley
Member of the Court
Dennis Daniels
Member of the Court
Dawn Herbert
Member of the Court
Donald Hettinger
Court Musician (Reeds)
Christopher Hewett
Joel Higgins
David Holliday
Duke Orsino
Marc Jordan
Dana Kyle
Member of the Court
Sherry Mathis
Wayne Mattson
Member of the Court
Jason McAuliffe
Member of the Court
William McClary
Paul Michael
Carolann Page
Member of the Court
Joe Ponazecki
Sir Andrew Aguecheek
David Sabin
Sir Toby Belch
Susan Elizabeth Scott
Member of the Court
Denny Shearer
Member of the Court
Steve Uscher
Court Musician (Guitar)
Melanie Vaughan
Member of the Court
Mimi B. Wallace
Member of the Court
Laura Waterbury
Understudies: David Brummel (Antonio, Captain, Duke Orsino), Doug Carfrae (Curio, Valentine), Jason McAuliffe (Sebastian), William McClary (Feste, Malvolio), Paul Michael (Sir Toby Belch), Carolann Page (Olivia, Viola), Susan Elizabeth Scott (Maria) and Denny Shearer (Sir Andrew Aguecheek)
Tony Award®
1977 Best Choreography [nominee]
Patricia Birch
Drama Desk Award
1977 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Catherine Cox
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Daniel Ben-Zali
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Christopher Hewett
1977 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Patricia Birch

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