PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 26, 1970
Closing Date
Jul 03, 1971
1st Preview
Oct 19, 1970
1st Preview
Oct 19, 1970
Previews
14
Performances
243
PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

This production played in repertory with Ovid's Metamorphoses

Theatres
Ambassador Theatre
(Oct 26, 1970 - Jul 03, 1971)

  • People
    Produced by Zev Bufman; Produced in association with City Center of Music & Drama, The Shubert Organization and TDF
    Adapted by Paul Sills; From the fairy tales by The Brothers Grimm; Featuring "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" and "Dear Landlord" by Bob Dylan; Featuring "Here Comes The Sun" by George Harrison; Music Performed by The True Brethren (Camp, Falicoff, Grinage, Pickford)
    Directed by Paul Sills
    Settings and Projections by Michael Devine; Costume Design by Stephanie Kline; Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter
    General Manager: Robert Kamlot
    Production Stage Manager: David Barber
    Production Assistant: Gladys Simmons; Press Representative: Springer Associates, Inc.; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Jeff Ash; Assistant to the Producer: Lesly Horn; Consultant: Viola Spolin
    Ensemble
    Alternate
    Judge
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Cat
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Parson
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    One of the Robbers
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Master Thief
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Flounder
    "The Fisherman and His Wife"
     
    Crow # 1
    "Two Crows"
     
    Sexton
    "The Golden Goose"
    Little Peasant
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Robber
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Man #1
    "Is He Fat"
     
    Ducky Daddles
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Soldier
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Narrator
    "The Fisherman and His Wife"
     
    Crow # 2
    "Two Crows"
     
    Little Gray Man
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    King
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Ensemble
    Peasant's Wife
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Rich Peasant
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Daughter
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Goosey Poosey
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Wife
    "The Master Thief"
     
    The Fisherman's Wife
    "The Fisherman and His Wife"
     
    Princess
    "The Golden Goose"
    Maiden
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Rich Peasant
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Cat
    "Venus and the Cat"
     
    Second Daughter
    "The Golden Goose"
    Farmer's Wife
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Rich Peasant
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Robber
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Old Woman
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Henny Penny
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Countess
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Venus
    "Venus and the Cat"
     
    Mother
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Eldest Daughter
    "The Golden Goose"
    Parson
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Cock
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Sexton
    "Is He Fat"
     
    One of the Robbers
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Foxy Woxy
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Count
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Fisherman
    "The Fisherman and His Wife"
     
    Second Son
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Parson
    "The Golden Goose"
    Ensemble
    Alternate
    Cowherd
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Rich Peasant
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Robber Bridegroom
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Turkey Lurkey
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Clerk
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Soldier
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Simpleton
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Hound
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
    Farmer
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Ass
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Man #2
    "Is He Fat"
     
    Miller
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    One of the Robbers
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Cocky Locky
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Old Man
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Parson
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Soldier
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Man
    "Venus and the Cat"
     
    Eldest Son
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Peasant
    "The Golden Goose"

    Ambassador Theatre (Oct 26, 1970 - Jul 03, 1971)

    Cast

    Ensemble
    Ass
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Cocky Locky
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Eldest Son
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Ensemble
     
    Farmer
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Man
    "Venus and the Cat"
     
    Man #2
    "Is He Fat"
     
    Miller
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Old Man
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Parson
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Peasant
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    One of the Robbers
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Soldier
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Judge
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Cat
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Robber
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Sexton
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Master Thief
    "The Master Thief"
    Cat
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Crow # 1
    "Two Crows"
     
    Flounder
    "The Fisherman and His Wife"
     
    Judge
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Master Thief
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Parson
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    One of the Robbers
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Sexton
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Farmer
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Ass
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Man #2
    "Is He Fat"
     
    Miller
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Cocky Locky
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Old Man
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Man
    "Venus and the Cat"
     
    Eldest Son
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Peasant
    "The Golden Goose"
    Cat
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Crow # 1
    "Two Crows"
     
    Flounder
    "The Fisherman and His Wife"
     
    Judge
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Master Thief
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Parson
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    One of the Robbers
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Sexton
    "The Golden Goose"
    Ensemble
    Farmer's Wife
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Rich Peasant
    "The Little Peasant"
     
    Robber
    "The Bremen Town Musicians"
     
    Old Woman
    "The Robber Bridegroom"
     
    Henny Penny
    "Henny Penny"
     
    Countess
    "The Master Thief"
     
    Venus
    "Venus and the Cat"
     
    Mother
    "The Golden Goose"
     
    Eldest Daughter
    "The Golden Goose"
    Ensemble
    Ensemble
  • Awards

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Play

    1971 Nominee
    Produced by Zev Bufman
    Book adapted by Paul Sills

    Best Featured Actor in a Play

    2020 Winner
    Paul Sand

    Best Lighting Design

    2020 Winner
    Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Performance

    1971 Winner
    Paul Sand

    Outstanding Director

    1971 Winner
    Directed by Paul Sills
Produced by Zev Bufman; Produced in association with City Center of Music & Drama, The Shubert Organization and TDF
Adapted by Paul Sills; From the fairy tales by The Brothers Grimm; Featuring "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" and "Dear Landlord" by Bob Dylan; Featuring "Here Comes The Sun" by George Harrison; Music Performed by The True Brethren (Camp, Falicoff, Grinage, Pickford)
Directed by Paul Sills
Settings and Projections by Michael Devine; Costume Design by Stephanie Kline; Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter
General Manager: Robert Kamlot
Production Stage Manager: David Barber
Production Assistant: Gladys Simmons; Press Representative: Springer Associates, Inc.; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Jeff Ash; Assistant to the Producer: Lesly Horn; Consultant: Viola Spolin
Ensemble
Alternate
Judge
"The Little Peasant"
 
Cat
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Parson
"The Little Peasant"
 
One of the Robbers
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Master Thief
"The Master Thief"
 
Flounder
"The Fisherman and His Wife"
 
Crow # 1
"Two Crows"
 
Sexton
"The Golden Goose"
Little Peasant
"The Little Peasant"
 
Robber
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Man #1
"Is He Fat"
 
Ducky Daddles
"Henny Penny"
 
Soldier
"The Master Thief"
 
Narrator
"The Fisherman and His Wife"
 
Crow # 2
"Two Crows"
 
Little Gray Man
"The Golden Goose"
 
King
"The Golden Goose"
 
Ensemble
Peasant's Wife
"The Little Peasant"
 
Rich Peasant
"The Little Peasant"
 
Daughter
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Goosey Poosey
"Henny Penny"
 
Wife
"The Master Thief"
 
The Fisherman's Wife
"The Fisherman and His Wife"
 
Princess
"The Golden Goose"
Maiden
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Rich Peasant
"The Little Peasant"
 
Cat
"Venus and the Cat"
 
Second Daughter
"The Golden Goose"
Farmer's Wife
"The Little Peasant"
 
Rich Peasant
"The Little Peasant"
 
Robber
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Old Woman
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Henny Penny
"Henny Penny"
 
Countess
"The Master Thief"
 
Venus
"Venus and the Cat"
 
Mother
"The Golden Goose"
 
Eldest Daughter
"The Golden Goose"
Parson
"The Little Peasant"
 
Cock
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Sexton
"Is He Fat"
 
One of the Robbers
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Foxy Woxy
"Henny Penny"
 
Count
"The Master Thief"
 
Fisherman
"The Fisherman and His Wife"
 
Second Son
"The Golden Goose"
 
Parson
"The Golden Goose"
Ensemble
Alternate
Cowherd
"The Little Peasant"
 
Rich Peasant
"The Little Peasant"
 
Robber Bridegroom
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Turkey Lurkey
"Henny Penny"
 
Clerk
"The Master Thief"
 
Soldier
"The Master Thief"
 
Simpleton
"The Golden Goose"
 
Hound
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
Farmer
"The Little Peasant"
 
Ass
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Man #2
"Is He Fat"
 
Miller
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
One of the Robbers
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Cocky Locky
"Henny Penny"
 
Old Man
"The Master Thief"
 
Parson
"The Little Peasant"
 
Soldier
"The Master Thief"
 
Man
"Venus and the Cat"
 
Eldest Son
"The Golden Goose"
 
Peasant
"The Golden Goose"

Ambassador Theatre (Oct 26, 1970 - Jul 03, 1971)

Cast

Ensemble
Ass
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Cocky Locky
"Henny Penny"
 
Eldest Son
"The Golden Goose"
 
Ensemble
 
Farmer
"The Little Peasant"
 
Man
"Venus and the Cat"
 
Man #2
"Is He Fat"
 
Miller
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Old Man
"The Master Thief"
 
Parson
"The Little Peasant"
 
Peasant
"The Golden Goose"
 
One of the Robbers
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Soldier
"The Master Thief"
 
Judge
"The Little Peasant"
 
Cat
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Robber
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Sexton
"The Golden Goose"
 
Master Thief
"The Master Thief"
Cat
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Crow # 1
"Two Crows"
 
Flounder
"The Fisherman and His Wife"
 
Judge
"The Little Peasant"
 
Master Thief
"The Master Thief"
 
Parson
"The Little Peasant"
 
One of the Robbers
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Sexton
"The Golden Goose"
 
Farmer
"The Little Peasant"
 
Ass
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Man #2
"Is He Fat"
 
Miller
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Cocky Locky
"Henny Penny"
 
Old Man
"The Master Thief"
 
Man
"Venus and the Cat"
 
Eldest Son
"The Golden Goose"
 
Peasant
"The Golden Goose"
Cat
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Crow # 1
"Two Crows"
 
Flounder
"The Fisherman and His Wife"
 
Judge
"The Little Peasant"
 
Master Thief
"The Master Thief"
 
Parson
"The Little Peasant"
 
One of the Robbers
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Sexton
"The Golden Goose"
Ensemble
Farmer's Wife
"The Little Peasant"
 
Rich Peasant
"The Little Peasant"
 
Robber
"The Bremen Town Musicians"
 
Old Woman
"The Robber Bridegroom"
 
Henny Penny
"Henny Penny"
 
Countess
"The Master Thief"
 
Venus
"Venus and the Cat"
 
Mother
"The Golden Goose"
 
Eldest Daughter
"The Golden Goose"
Ensemble
Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1971 Nominee
Produced by Zev Bufman
Book adapted by Paul Sills

Best Featured Actor in a Play

2020 Winner
Paul Sand

Best Lighting Design

2020 Winner
Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance

1971 Winner
Paul Sand

Outstanding Director

1971 Winner
Directed by Paul Sills
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