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Oliver!   

Imperial Theatre, (1/06/1963 - 9/12/1964)
Shubert Theatre, (9/14/1964 - 11/14/1964)
First Preview: Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Jan 06, 1963    
Closing Date: Nov 14, 1964 Total Performances: 774

Category: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: North of England and London. About 1850.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick and Donald Albery
Book by Lionel Bart; Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart; Freely adapted from "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Eric Rogers
Directed by Peter Coe
Scenic Design by Sean Kenny; Costume Design by Sean Kenny; Lighting Design by John Wyckham
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Highley
Technical Supervisor: Ian Albery; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Production Stage Manager: Ross Bowman; Stage Manager: Edward Hastings
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Casting: Michael Shurtleff and Alan Shayne; Dog Trainer: Howard Finklestein; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden
Cast
Georgia Brown
Nancy
Clive Revill
Fagin
John Call
Dr. Grimwig
Willoughby Goddard
Mr. Bumble
the Beadle
Barry Humphries
Mr. Sowerberry
the Undertaker
Hope Jackman
Mrs. Corney
the Matron
David Jones
The Artful Dodger
Geoffrey Lumb
Mr. Brownlow
Bruce Prochnik
Oliver Twist
Danny Sewell
Bill Sikes
Jed Allan
Londoner
Johnny Borden
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Barbara Bossert
Londoner
Helena Carroll
Mrs. Sowerberry
wife of Mr. Sowerberry
Cherry Davis
Charlotte Sowerberry
daughter of the Sowerberry's
Jack Davison
Londoner
Dortha Duckworth
Mrs. Bedwin
Eugene Endon
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Bryant Fraser
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Randy Gaynes
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
James Glenn
Londoner
Bobby Gold
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Lesley Hunt
Londoner
John M. Kimbro
Londoner
Michael Lamont
Londoner
Allan Lokos
Londoner
Terry Lomax
Noah Claypool
apprentice of the Sowerberrys
Sal Lombardo
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Dodie Marshall
Londoner
Ruth Maynard
Old Sally
a pauper
Richard Miller
Londoner
Christopher Month
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Patrick O'Shaughnessy
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Alan Paul
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Barry Pearl
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Moose Peting
Londoner
Alice Playten
Bet
George Priolo
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Ruth Ramsey
Londoner
Robbie Reed
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Nina Reiter
Londoner
Ray Tudor
Londoner
Christopher Votos
Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Maura K. Wedge
Londoner
Standby: Rae Allen (Nancy)
Understudies: Jed Allan (Bill Sikes), Rae Allen (Mrs. Sowerberry), Johnny Borden (Noah Claypool, The Artful Dodger), John Call (Mr. Bumble), Helena Carroll (Mrs. Corney), Eugene Endon (Oliver Twist), Randy Gaynes (Oliver Twist), Barry Humphries (Fagin), Lesley Hunt (Bet, Charlotte Sowerberry), John M. Kimbro (Dr. Grimwig), Michael Lamont (Noah Claypool), Allan Lokos (Mr. Brownlow), Richard Miller (Fagin), George Priolo (The Artful Dodger), Ruth Ramsey (Mrs. Bedwin, Old Sally), Ray Tudor (Mr. Sowerberry) and Maura K. Wedge (Nancy)
Tony Award®
1963 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Lionel Bart; Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart; Produced by David Merrick and Donald Albery
1963 Best Author of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Lionel Bart
winner 1963 Best Composer and Lyricist [winner]
Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart
1963 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Clive Revill
1963 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Georgia Brown
1963 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
David Jones
winner 1963 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Sean Kenny
1963 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Peter Coe
winner 1963 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Musical Director: Donald Pippin
1963 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
David Merrick
1963 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
Donald Albery
music by Lionel Bart; lyrics by Lionel Bart
ACT 1 Sung By
Food, Glorious Food The Boys
Oliver! Mr. Bumble, Mrs. Corney, Oliver Twist and the Boys
I Shall Scream Mrs. Corney and Mr. Bumble
Boy For Sale Mr. Bumble
That's Your Funeral Mr. Sowerberry, Mr. Bumble and Mrs. Sowerberry
Where Is Love? Oliver Twist
Consider Yourself The Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist and Crowd
You've Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two Fagin, Oliver Twist and Boys
It's A Fine Life Nancy and Bet
I'd Do Anything The Artful Dodger, Nancy, Oliver Twist, Bet and Fagin
Be Back Soon Fagin, The Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist and Boys
ACT 2 Sung By
Oom- Pah-Pah Nancy and Company
My Name Bill Sikes
As Long As He Needs Me Nancy
Where Is Love? (Reprise) Mrs. Bedwin
Who Will Buy? Oliver Twist and Chorus
It's A Fine Life (Reprise) Bill Sikes, Nancy, Fagin and Boys
Reviewing The Situation Fagin
Oliver! (Reprise) Mr. Bumble and Mrs. Corney
As Long As He Needs Me (Reprise) Nancy
Reviewing The Situation (Reprise) Fagin
Food, Glorious Food (Reprise) Boys
Consider Yourself (Reprise) Boys
I'd Do Anything (Reprise) Entire Company