MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 01, 1968
Closing Date
Jan 01, 1972
Previews
7
Performances
1,281
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Dec 01, 1968 - Jan 01, 1972)

Setting
The offices of Consolidated Life; Chuck's Apartment House; Lum Ding's Restaurant and Madison Square Garden; Clancy's Lounge; Others

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
The motion picture "The Apartment" presented by the Mirisch Co. was produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Book by Neil Simon; Based on the film "The Apartment" by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond; Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David; Musical Director: Harold Wheeler; Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick
Directed by Robert Moore; Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Assistant Choreographer: Bob Avian
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Design by Admins, Ltd.; Assistant to Mr. Brooks: Connie Ross; Assistant to Mr. Aronstein: Larry Metzler; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell; Stage Manager: Henry Velez; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert St. Clair
Music Contractor: Julie Held; Assistant Conductor: Arthur Azenzer
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Assistant to Mr. Merrick: Helen Nickerson; Dance Captain: Margo Sappington and Betsy Haug; Advertising: Fred Golden; Casting Consultant: Alan Shayne Associates; Staff Associate: Sylvia Schwartz and Ellen Reiss; Assistant to the Director: Henry Sutton
Fran Kubelik
Chuck Baxter
Dr. Dreyfuss
J.D. Sheldrake
Intern's Date
Sylvia Gilhooley
New Young Executive
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Company Nurse
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Orchestra Voice
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Clancy's Employee
 
Intern's Date
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Orchestra Voice
Dining Room Hostess
 
Clancy's Employee
Bartender Eddie
 
Karl Kubelik
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Lum Ding Hostess
 
Miss Wong
Swing Dancer
Orchestra Voice
Vivien Della Hoya
Marge MacDougall
Mr. Eichelberger
Dentist's Nurse
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Company Doctor
 
Intern
Jesse Vanderhof
Helen Sheldrake
Waiter
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Mr. Dobitch
Miss Polanski
 
Clancy's Employee
Intern
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Mr. Kirkeby
Orchestra Voice
Peggy Olson
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Swing Dancer
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Madison Square Garden Attendant
 
Bartender Eugene
Standby: Peter Lombard (J.D. Sheldrake, Chuck Baxter)
Understudies: Kelly Britt (Marge MacDougall), Bob Fitch (Mr. Kirkeby), Rita O'Connor (Peggy Olson), Dick O'Neill (Mr. Dobitch), Margo Sappington (Fran Kubelik), Norman Shelly (Dr. Dreyfuss), Henry Sutton (Jesse Vanderhof, Mr. Eichelberger) and Michael Vita (Karl Kubelik)

Shubert Theatre (Dec 01, 1968 - Jan 01, 1972)

Musical Director: Arthur Azenzer
Company Manager: Richard Highley
Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter Lombard; Stage Manager: Andie Wilson Kingwill
Staff Associate: John Bonanni, Linda Bate and Elizabeth Kaye; Press Representative: Marilynn LeVine and Ted Goldsmith; Dance Captain: Baayork Lee; Casting: Geri Windsor

Cast

Miss Polanski
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Clancy's Employee
Company Doctor
 
Swing Dancer
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Clancy's Lounge Patron
 
Intern's Date
Mr. Kirkeby
Clancy's Employee
Marge MacDougall
J.D. Sheldrake
Waiter
Orchestra Voice
Vivien Della Hoya
Jesse Vanderhof
Swing Dancer
Intern
Intern
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Chuck Baxter
Orchestra Voice
Orchestra Voice
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Clancy's Employee
 
Intern's Date
Dining Room Hostess
 
Clancy's Employee
Company Doctor
 
Swing Dancer
Dentist's Nurse
Mr. Kirkeby
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Vivien Della Hoya
Fran Kubelik
Oct 1971 - Jan 1972
Dining Room Hostess
 
Clancy's Employee
Intern
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Lum Ding Hostess
 
Miss Wong
Company Doctor
 
Intern
New Young Executive
Swing Dancer
Fran Kubelik
Mr. Dobitch
Clancy's Employee
Dec 13, 1971 - Jan 01, 1972
 
Dining Room Hostess
Bartender Eugene
 
Madison Square Garden Attendant
Chuck Baxter
Oct 26, 1970 - ?
Intern's Date
Chuck Baxter
Karl Kubelik
 
Bartender Eddie
Waiter
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
 
Intern
Dr. Dreyfuss
Orchestra Voice
 
Clancy's Employee
Miss Polanski
Mr. Eichelberger
 
Mr. Kirkeby
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Company Nurse
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
 
Helen Sheldrake
Orchestra Voice
Clancy's Lounge Patron
 
New Young Executive
Dentist's Nurse
 
Miss Polanski
 
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Marge MacDougall
Jul 20, 1970 - ?
Marge MacDougall
Standby: Bonnie Brody (Fran Kubelik) and Sandra Thornton (Fran Kubelik)
Understudies: Ronn Carroll (Mr. Eichelberger), Patti Davis (Fran Kubelik), Bob Fitch (Mr. Eichelberger), Rei Golenor (Marge MacDougall), Ilene Graff (Fran Kubelik), Carol Hanzel (Peggy Olson, Sylvia Gilhooley), Dick Korthaze (Mr. Kirkeby), Barbara Monte-Britton (Vivien Della Hoya), Gerry O'Hara (Mr. Kirkeby), Kay Oslin (Marge MacDougall, Peggy Olson), Frank Pietri (Karl Kubelik), Julane Stites (Vivien Della Hoya) and Lynne Taylor (Peggy Olson, Sylvia Gilhooley)
music by Burt Bacharach; lyrics by Hal David
Act 1
Sung By
Half as Big as Life
Chuck Baxter
Upstairs
Chuck Baxter
You'll Think of Someone
Fran Kubelik and Chuck Baxter
Our Little Secret
Chuck Baxter and J.D. Sheldrake
Basketball
Chuck Baxter
Knowing When to Leave
Fran Kubelik
Where Can You Take a Girl?
Mr. Dobitch, Mr. Kirkeby, Mr. Eichelberger and Jesse Vanderhof
Wanting Things
J.D. Sheldrake
Turkey Lurkey Time
Vivien Della Hoya, Miss Polanski and Miss Wong
Act 2
Sung By
A Fact Can Be a Beautiful Thing
Chuck Baxter, Marge MacDougall and Bar Patrons
Whoever You Are
Fran Kubelik
A Young Pretty Girl Like You
Chuck Baxter and Dr. Dreyfuss
I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Fran Kubelik and Chuck Baxter
Promises, Promises
Chuck Baxter

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1969 Nominee
Book by Neil Simon
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Produced by David Merrick

Best Actor in a Musical

1969 Winner
Jerry Orbach
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1969 Nominee
Jill O'Hara
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1969 Nominee
Edward Winter and A. Larry Haines

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1969 Winner
Marian Mercer
 

Best Choreography

1969 Nominee
Choreographed by Michael Bennett
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1969 Nominee
Directed by Robert Moore

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Music

1969 Winner
Music by Burt Bacharach

Outstanding Performance

1969 Winner
Marian Mercer
Jerry Orbach

Theatre World

Award

1969 Recipient
Marian Mercer
Jill O'Hara
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