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Promises, Promises   

Shubert Theatre, (12/01/1968 - 1/01/1972)
First Preview: Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Dec 01, 1968    
Closing Date: Jan 01, 1972 Total Performances: 1281

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The offices of Consolidated Life; Chuck's Apartment House; Lum Ding's Restaurant and Madison Square Garden; Clancy's Lounge; Others

Production Staff [See More]
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
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Design by Admins, Ltd.; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell; Stage Manager: Henry Velez
Music Contractor: Julie Held
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Dance Captain: Margo Sappington and Betsy Haug; Advertising: Fred Golden; Casting Consultant: Alan Shayne Associates; Staff Associate: Sylvia Schwartz and Ellen Reiss
Jill O'Hara
Fran Kubelik
Jerry Orbach
Chuck Baxter
A. Larry Haines
Dr. Dreyfuss
Edward Winter
J.D. Sheldrake
Barbara Alston
Intern's Date
Adrienne Angel
Sylvia Gilhooley
Rod Barry
New Young Executive
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Carole Bishop
Company Nurse
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Kelly Britt
Orchestra Voice
Gene Cooper
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Graciela Daniele
Clancy's Employee
Intern's Date
Bob Fitch
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Margot Hanson
Orchestra Voice
Betsy Haug
Dining Room Hostess
Clancy's Employee
Ken Howard
Bartender Eddie
Karl Kubelik
Neil Jones
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Baayork Lee
Lum Ding Hostess
Miss Wong
Debra Lyman
Swing Dancer
Bettye McCormick
Orchestra Voice
Donna McKechnie
Vivien Della Hoya
Marian Mercer
Marge MacDougall
Vince O'Brien
Mr. Eichelberger
Rita O'Connor
Dentist's Nurse
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Gerry O'Hara
Company Doctor
Dick O'Neill
Jesse Vanderhof
Kay Oslin
Helen Sheldrake
Scott Pearson
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Paul Reed
Mr. Dobitch
Margo Sappington
Miss Polanski
Clancy's Employee
Michael Shawn
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Norman Shelly
Mr. Kirkeby
Ilona Simon
Orchestra Voice
Millie Slavin
Peggy Olson
Julane Stites
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Don Stomsvik
Swing Dancer
Melissa Stoneburn
Clancy's Lounge Patron
Michael Vita
Madison Square Garden Attendant
Bartender Eugene
Standby: Peter Lombard (Chuck Baxter, J.D. Sheldrake)
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)
Tony Award®
1969 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Neil Simon; Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David; Produced by David Merrick
winner 1969 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Jerry Orbach
1969 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Jill O'Hara
1969 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
A. Larry Haines
1969 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Edward Winter
winner 1969 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Marian Mercer
1969 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michael Bennett
1969 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Robert Moore
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Burt Bacharach
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Marian Mercer and Jerry Orbach
Theatre World
winner 1969 Award [recipient]
Marian Mercer
winner 1969 Award [recipient]
Jill O'Hara
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