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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (4/25/1976 - 6/05/1976)
First Preview: Apr 15, 1976 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Apr 25, 1976    
Closing Date: Jun 05, 1976 Total Performances: 48

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander; Theatre Operated by Arthur Rubin
Produced by Richard Adler; Produced in association with Roger Berlind and Edward R. Downe, Jr.
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Book by Sherman Yellen; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Dance arrangements by David Baker
Directed by Edwin Sherin; Choreographed by Dania Krupska
Scenic Design by John Conklin; Costume Design by John Conklin; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Hair Design by Werner Sherer; Make-Up Consultant: Jaine Aldinger and Jennifer Crandall
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc., Edward H. Davis and William Court Cohen; Company Manager: Leo K. Cohen
Production Stage Manager: Bob Bernard; Stage Manager: Jack Timmers; Technical Supervisor: Mitch Miller
Original Broadway Cast Album Recorded by RCA Records; Music published by Williamson Music, Inc. and Mayerling Productions, Ltd.; Musical Supervision and Copying: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Casting: Judith Abbott; Dance Captain: Gerald R. Teijelo, Jr.; Photographer: Martha Swope; Wrestling Advisor: John Andosca
Cast
Nicol Williamson
Henry VIII, King of England
Tom Aldredge
Will Somers
Penny Fuller
Anne Boleyn
Princess Elizabeth
Barbara Andres
Queen Catherine of England
Glenn Close
Princess Mary
Martha Danielle
Queen Claude of France
Lady Margaret
Queen Katherine Parr of England
Dennis Daniels
Second Guard
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Ed Evanko
Mark Smeaton
Harry Fawcett
Ensemble
Paul Forrest
Ensemble
Pat Gideon
Ensemble
Merwin Goldsmith
Comus
William Griffis
Cardinal Wolsey
Ken Henley
First Guard
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Dawn Herbert
Ensemble
Robin Hoff
Ensemble
Don Johanson
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Michael John
Prince Edward
Keith Koppmeier
Dauphin
Jim Litten
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Craig Lucas
Ensemble
Carol Jo Lugenbeal
Ensemble
Valerie Mahaffey
Catherine Howard
Ensemble
G. Eugene Moose
Ensemble
Stephen D. Newman
Francis, King of France
Jeff Phillips
French Herald
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Charles Rule
Norfolk
Ensemble
Danny Ruvolo
English Herald
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Sparky Shapiro
Young Princess Elizabeth
April Shawhan
Lady Jane Seymour
Lillian Shelby
Nurse
Ensemble
Jo Speros
Ensemble
Gerald R. Teijelo, Jr.
Thomas Cromwell
Ensemble
Candace Tovar
Ensemble
John Ulrickson
Ensemble
Melanie Vaughan
Lady in Waiting
Ensemble
Understudies: Martha Danielle (Anne Boleyn), Pat Gideon (Lady Margaret, Princess Mary), Michael John (Dauphin), Keith Koppmeier (Prince Edward), Craig Lucas (Mark Smeaton), Carol Jo Lugenbeal (Lady Jane Seymour, Princess Elizabeth), Valerie Mahaffey (Queen Claude of France), Stephen D. Newman (Henry VIII, King of England), Jeff Phillips (Will Somers), Charles Rule (Cardinal Wolsey), Lillian Shelby (Queen Catherine of England), Gerald R. Teijelo, Jr. (Comus, Francis, King of France) and Candace Tovar (Queen Katherine Parr of England)
Drama Desk Award
1976 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Nicol Williamson
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Penny Fuller
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
ACT 1 Sung By
No Song More Pleasing Mark Smeaton
The Field of Cloth of Gold Company
Where Is My Son? Company
Basse Dances Company
The Chase Comus, Will Somers, Mark Smeaton and Gentlemen
Away From You Henry VIII, King of England
As Once I Loved You Catherine Howard
Away From You (Reprise) Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII, King of England
Elizabeth Mark Smeaton, Lady Margaret and Lady in Waiting
No Song More Pleasing (Reprise) Lady Jane Seymour and Henry VIII, King of England
So Much You Loved Me Anne Boleyn
So Much You Loved Me (Reprise) Anne Boleyn
Te Deum Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Christmas at Hampton Court Princess Elizabeth, Prince Edward and Princess Mary
The Wee Golden Warrior Will Somers, Prince Edward, Princess Elizabeth, Ladies and Gentlemen
The Masque Will Somers, Prince Edward, Princess Elizabeth, Princess Mary, Ladies and Gentlemen
Sword Dance Sword Dancers
From Afar Henry VIII, King of England
In Time Princess Elizabeth and Will Somers
In Time (Reprise) Princess Elizabeth and Prince Edward
Te Deum (Reprise) Company