MusicalComedy Romantic ComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Aug 18, 1981
Closing Date
Nov 29, 1981
1st Preview
Aug 14, 1981
1st Preview
Aug 14, 1981
Previews
4
Performances
120
MusicalComedy Romantic ComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Uris Theatre
(Aug 18, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
In and around London, 1912.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization and Gerald Oestreicher
Produced by Don Gregory and Mike Merrick; Associate Producer: Dome / Cutler-Herman
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Based on the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Patrick Garland; Original New York production staged by Moss Hart; Musical Staging and Choreography by Crandall Diehl; Musical Staging and Choreography based on the original by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton and John David Ridge; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton and John David Ridge; Sound Design by John McClure; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant to Mr. Smith Rosaria Sinisi
General Manager: Arthur Anagnostou; Company Manager: Martin Cohen; Assistant Co. Mgr: Kathryn Frawley
Stage Manager: Jack Welles and William Weaver; Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Paul Schneeberger and Scott Harris
Conducted by Robert Kreis
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Dance Captain: Scott Harris; Press Representative: Patricia McLean Krawitz; Assistant to the Producer: Ruthann M. Barshop; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Poster Graphics by Don Weller
Henry Higgins
Colonel Pickering
Mrs. Higgins
Alfred P. Doolittle
Nancy Ringham
Replaced Cheryl Kennedy after the first preview
Eliza Doolittle
Aug 15, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981
Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Busker
 
Dancing Ensemble
Lord Boxington
 
Dancing Ensemble
Mrs. Pearce
Bystander
 
Dancing Ensemble
Butler
 
Singing Ensemble
Fourth Cockney
 
Singing Ensemble
First Cockney
 
Footman
 
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Another Bystander
 
Second Cockney
 
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Hoxton Man
 
Jamie
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Busker
 
Chauffeur
 
Constable
 
Dancing Ensemble
Servant
 
Singing Ensemble
Queen of Transylvania
 
Dancing Ensemble
Busker
 
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
First Bartender
 
Major-Domo
 
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Servant
 
Singing Ensemble
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill
Servant
 
Singing Ensemble
Mrs. Hopkins
 
Lady Boxington
 
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Third Cockney
 
Footman
 
Second Bartender
 
Singing Ensemble
Zoltan Karpathy
Singing Ensemble
 
Singing Ensemble
Flower Girl
 
Dancing Ensemble
Mrs. Higgins' Maid
 
Dancing Ensemble
Selsey Man
 
Harry
 
Ambassador
Standby: Michael Allinson (Henry Higgins) and Valerie Lee (Eliza Doolittle)
Understudies: Frank Bouley (Zoltan Karpathy, Jamie), Jeffrey Calder (Freddy Eynsford-Hill), Clifford Fearl (Colonel Pickering), Harriet Medin (Mrs. Higgins, Mrs. Hopkins), Mary O'Brien (Mrs. Pearce, Mrs. Eynsford-Hill), Jack Sevier (Harry) and Ben Wrigley (Alfred P. Doolittle)

Uris Theatre (Aug 18, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981)

Press Representative: Janet Tom

Cast

Eliza Doolittle
Aug 14, 1981 - Aug 14, 1981
Was replaced in previews
Ambassador
Selsey Man
 
Harry
Ensemble
Alternate
Ensemble
Alternate
Alfred P. Doolittle
Standby: Kitty Sullivan (Eliza Doolittle)
Understudy: Gary Gage (Harry, Ambassador, Selsey Man)
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Act 1
Sung By
Street Entertainers
Buskers
Why Can't the English?
Henry Higgins
Wouldn't It be Loverly?
Eliza Doolittle and Cockneys
With a Little Bit of Luck
Alfred P. Doolittle, Harry and Jamie
I'm an Ordinary Man
Henry Higgins and Ensemble
With a Little Bit of Luck (Reprise)
Alfred P. Doolittle
Just You Wait
Eliza Doolittle
The Rain in Spain
Henry Higgins, Eliza Doolittle and Colonel Pickering
I Could Have Danced All Night
Eliza Doolittle, Mrs. Pearce and Maids
Ascot Gavotte
Full Ensemble
On the Street Where You Live
Freddy Eynsford-Hill
The Embassy Waltz
Henry Higgins, Eliza Doolittle, Zoltan Karpathy and Full Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
You Did It
Henry Higgins, Colonel Pickering, Mrs. Pearce and The Servants
Just You Wait (Reprise)
Eliza Doolittle
On the Street Where You Live (Reprise)
Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Show Me
Eliza Doolittle and Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Wouldn't It be Loverly? (Reprise)
Eliza Doolittle
Get Me to the Church on Time
Alfred P. Doolittle, Harry, Jamie and Ensemble
A Hymn to Him
Henry Higgins
Without You
Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Henry Higgins

Tony Award®

 

Reproduction (Play or Musical)

1982 Nominee
Produced by Don Gregory and Mike Merrick
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