MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 23, 1972
Closing Date
Jun 12, 1977
1st Preview
Oct 18, 1972
1st Preview
Oct 18, 1972
Previews
5
Performances
1,944
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Oct 23, 1972 - Mar 13, 1977)
Minskoff Theatre
(Mar 15, 1977 - Jun 12, 1977)

Setting
780 A.D. and thereabouts. The Holy Roman Empire and thereabouts.

Produced by Stuart Ostrow
Book by Roger O. Hirson; (Uncredited) Book by Bob Fosse; Music by Stephen Schwartz; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by John Berkman
Directed by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Assistant to Ms. Zipprodt: Whitney Blausen; Assistant to Mr. Jacob: Dennis Purcell; Assistant to Mr. Adler: Romaine Green
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein; Assistant to the General Managers: Nancy Simmons
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Lola Shumlin and Paul Phillips
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Press Representative: Cheryl Sue Dolby; Dance Captain: Kathryn Doby; Casting Consultant: Michael Shurtleff; Advertising: Ingram Ash, Jeff Ash and The Blaine Thompson Company; Atwork logo by Tony Walton; Assistant to Mr. Fosse: Louise Quick and Kathryn Doby
Charles
Catherine
Fastrada
Oct 18, 1972 - Jan 05, 1974
Berthe
Leading Player
Dance Alternate
Player
Dance Alternate
Player
Noble
The Head
 
Field Marshall
Musician
Player
Peasant
Player
Standby: Northern J. Calloway (Leading Player), Lucie Lancaster (Berthe), Will McMillan (Theo) and Walter Willison (Pippin)
Understudies: Candy Brown (Fastrada), Gene Foote (Leading Player), Roger Hamilton (Charles) and Ann Reinking (Catherine)

Imperial Theatre (Oct 23, 1972 - Mar 13, 1977)

Production Stage Manager: Edward Preston (Oct 1974 - Jan 1976); Stage Manager: Herman Magidson
Press Representative: Milly Schoenbaum

Cast

Catherine
Jun 11, 1973 - ?
Leading Player
Feb 18, 1974 - ?
 
Leading Player
May 24, 1976 - ?
Dance Alternate
Lewis
Player
Fastrada
Jan 05, 1976 - ?
Catherine
Feb 10, 1976 - ?
Leading Player
Jan 12, 1976 - ?
Fastrada
Aug 05, 1974 - Jan 03, 1976
 
Fastrada
Dance Alternate
Berthe
Jul 1974 - ?
 
Berthe
Apr 1973 - ?
 
Berthe
Sep 01, 1975 - ?
Leading Player
Jun 1975 - ?
Fastrada
Jan 07, 1974 - Aug 03, 1974
Beggar
Beggar
Player
Dance Alternate
Player
Pippin
Dec 01, 1975 - ?
Lewis
Pippin
Nov 1974 - ?
 
Pippin
Dec 08, 1975 - ?
Berthe
Aug 18, 1975 - ?
 
Berthe
Dec 1975 - ?
Berthe
Jun 11, 1973 - ?
Sword Bearer
Leading Player
May 07, 1974 - ?
Peasant
Peasant
Leading Player
Dec 1974 - ?
Standby: Danny Beard (Leading Player), David Dewlow (Theo), Joy Franz (Catherine), Dean Pitchford (Pippin) and Fay Sappington (Berthe)
Understudies: Mitzi Hamilton (Fastrada) and Dean Pitchford (Pippin)

Minskoff Theatre (Mar 15, 1977 - Jun 12, 1977)

music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Magic to Do
Leading Player and Players
Corner of the Sky
Pippin
Welcome Home
Charles and Pippin
War Is a Science
Charles and Pippin
Glory
Leading Player
Simple Joys
Leading Player
No Time at All
Berthe and The Boys
With You
Pippin and The Girls
Spread a Little Sunshine
Fastrada
Morning Glow
Pippin
On the Right Track
Leading Player and Pippin
Kind of Woman
Catherine and The Girls
Extraordinary
Pippin
Love Song
Pippin and Catherine
Finale
The Players

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1973 Nominee
Produced by Stuart Ostrow
 

Best Book of a Musical

1973 Nominee
Book by Roger O. Hirson
 

Best Original Score

1973 Nominee
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Best Actor in a Musical

1973 Winner
Ben Vereen
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1973 Nominee
Leland Palmer
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1973 Nominee
Irene Ryan

Best Scenic Design

1973 Winner
Scenic Design by Tony Walton
 

Best Costume Design

1973 Nominee
Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt

Best Lighting Design

1973 Winner
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher

Best Choreography

1973 Winner
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Best Direction of a Musical

1973 Winner
Directed by Bob Fosse

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Choreography

1973 Winner
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Outstanding Costume Design

1973 Winner
Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt

Outstanding Set Design

1973 Winner
Scenic Design by Tony Walton

Outstanding Performance

1973 Winner
Ben Vereen

Outstanding Director

1973 Winner
Directed by Bob Fosse

Theatre World

Award

1973 Recipient
John Rubinstein
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