MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 29, 1966
Closing Date
Jul 15, 1967
1st Preview
Jan 18, 1966
1st Preview
Jan 18, 1966
Previews
10
Performances
608
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Palace Theatre
(Jan 29, 1966 - Jul 15, 1967)

Setting
New York. Mid 1960s.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander and The Nederlander Organization
Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc; Associate Producer: John Bowab
Book by Neil Simon; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Based on the screenplay "Nights of Cabiria" by Federico Fellini; Musical Director: Fred Werner; Dance arrangements by Fred Werner; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns
Conceived by Bob Fosse; Directed by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann; Miss Verdon's Hair by Romaine Green
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Paul Phillips, Nick Malekos and Michael Sinclair
Assistant to Mr. Randolph: Jay Moore
Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt; Associate Press Representative: Fred Weterick; Press Assistant: Henry Luhrman; Advertising: Fred Golden; Asst. to the Choreographer: Robert Tucker
Charity
Jan 18, 1966 - Jun 1967
Woman with Hat
 
Receptionist
 
Good Fairy
Married Couple (woman)
 
Old Maid
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Dark Glasses
 
Mike
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ice Cream Vendor
 
Ensemble
Ballplayer
 
Brother Eddie
 
Ensemble
Second Cop
 
Barney
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Doorman
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Vittorio Vidal
 
Ensemble
Helene
Ballplayer
 
Brother Harold
 
Policeman
 
Ensemble
Young Spanish Man
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Career Girl
 
Rosie
Football Player
 
Ensemble
Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck
Bystander
 
Waiter
Married Couple (man)
 
Manfred
 
Ensemble
First Cop
 
Herman
Understudies: Elaine Cancilla (Nickie), Suzanne Charny (Rosie, Career Girl), Michael Davis (Vittorio Vidal), Helen Gallagher (Charity), Charlene Ryan (Ursula), Barbara Sharma (Helene) and John Stratton (Oscar)

Palace Theatre (Jan 29, 1966 - Jul 15, 1967)

Musical Director: Jack Lee
Dance Captain: Ray Chabeau

Cast

Helen Gallagher
During Gwen Verdon's vacation
Charity
Jul 11, 1966 - Jul 23, 1966
 
Charity
Jun 30, 1967 - Jul 15, 1967
Football Player
 
Ensemble
 
Brother Ray
Man with Dog
Ensemble
Woman with Hat
 
Receptionist
 
Good Fairy
Ice Cream Vendor
 
Ensemble
Ballplayer
Ensemble
Ballplayer
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Rosie
Ensemble
 
Shopper
 
Career Girl
Annie McGreevey
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Young Spanish Man
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Nickie
Jun 30, 1967 - Jul 15, 1967
Ensemble
Married Couple (man)
 
Manfred
 
Ensemble
Ursula
Feb 14, 1966 - ?
Understudies: David Gold (Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck), Lynn Gay Lorino (Ursula), Louise Quick (Rosie), Charlene Ryan (Helene) and Michael Vita (Vittorio Vidal)
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Act 1
Sung By
You Should See Yourself
Charity and Dark Glasses
The Rescue
Passers-By
Big Spender
Nickie, Helene and Fan-Dango Girls
Charity's Soliloquy
Charity
Rich Man's Frug
Career Girl, Ballplayer and Patrons
If My Friends Could See Me Now
Charity
Too Many Tomorrows
Vittorio Vidal
There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This
Charity, Nickie and Helene
I'm The Bravest Individual
Charity and Oscar Lindquist
Act 2
Sung By
Rhythm of Life
Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck, Brother Harold, Brother Eddie and Worshippers
Baby Dream Your Dream
Nickie and Helene
Sweet Charity
Oscar Lindquist
Where Am I Going
Charity
I'm A Brass Band
Charity and Brass Band
I Love To Cry At Weddings
Herman, Mike, Nickie, Helene, Girls and Patrons

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1966 Nominee
Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1966 Nominee
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1966 Nominee
Gwen Verdon
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1966 Nominee
John McMartin
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1966 Nominee
Helen Gallagher
 

Best Scenic Design

1966 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph
 

Best Costume Design

1966 Nominee
Costume Design by Irene Sharaff

Best Choreography

1966 Winner
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1966 Nominee
Directed by Bob Fosse
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