MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 18, 1966
Closing Date
Nov 25, 1967
1st Preview
Oct 05, 1966
1st Preview
Oct 05, 1966
Previews
13
Performances
463
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Oct 18, 1966 - Nov 25, 1967)

Description
A musical in three acts

Setting
Part I: Eden. Saturday, June 1st. Part II: A Semi-Barbaric Kingdom. A Long Time Ago. Part III: Here. Now.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Stuart Ostrow
Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Book by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick; Additional book material by Jerome Coopersmith; Based on "The Diary of Adam and Eve" by Mark Twain; Based on "The Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank R. Stockton; Based on "Passionella" by Jules Feiffer; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Vocal arrangements by Elliot Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; Additional scoring by Elliot Lawrence
Directed by Mike Nichols; Choreographed by Lee Theodore; Additional musical staging by Herbert Ross; Assistant Choreographer: Jay Norman
Production Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Tony Walton; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Make-Up Design by Joe Cranzano; Sound Design by Robert Liftin; Scenic Assistant to Mr. Walton: Richard Casler; Production Assistant to Miss Rosenthal: Maxine Glorsky
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein; Secretary to General Managers: Nancy Simmons
Production Stage Manager: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: George Thorn and Tom Porter
Associate Conductor: Leon Hyman
Animation film sequence of Miss Harris by Richard Williams; Films of Miss Harris photographed by Jerry Schatzberg
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: Harry Nigro; Casting: Michael Shurtleff; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Secretary to Mr. Ostrow: Lola Shumlin
Adam
Part 1
 
Captain Sanjar
Part 2
 
Flip, the Prince, Charming
Part 3
Snake
Part 1
 
Balladeer
Part 2
 
Narrator
Part 3
Eve
Part 1
 
Princess Barbára
Part 2
 
Ella and Passionella
Part 3
Nadjira
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik
Part 2
 
Producer
Part 3
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Guard
Part 2
 
Mr. Fallible
Part 3
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Prisoner
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Prisoner's Bride
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Swings: Ceil Delli and Bill Reilly
Standby: Ken Kercheval (Adam, Captain Sanjar, Flip, the Prince, Charming, Snake, Balladeer, Narrator)
Understudy: Carmen Alvarez (Eve, Princess Barbára, Ella and Passionella)

Shubert Theatre (Oct 18, 1966 - Nov 25, 1967)

Production Stage Manager: George Thorn; Stage Manager: Joe Dooley
Press Representative: Jay Russell

Cast

Adam
Part 1
Apr 06, 1967 - ?
 
Captain Sanjar
Part 2
Apr 06, 1967 - ?
 
Flip, the Prince, Charming
Part 3
Apr 06, 1967 - ?
Eve
Part 1
Aug 09, 1967 - ?
Alternate
 
Princess Barbára
Part 2
Aug 09, 1967 - ?
Alternate
 
Ella and Passionella
Part 3
Aug 09, 1967 - ?
Alternate
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Adam
Part 1
Mar 27, 1967 - ?
 
Captain Sanjar
Part 2
Mar 27, 1967 - ?
 
Flip, the Prince, Charming
Part 3
Mar 27, 1967 - ?
Eve
Part 1
Nov 01, 1967 - ?
 
Princess Barbára
Part 2
Nov 01, 1967 - ?
 
Ella and Passionella
Part 3
Nov 01, 1967 - ?
Guard
Part 2
 
Mr. Fallible
Part 3
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Eve
Part 1
Nov 26, 1966 - ?
Alternate
 
Princess Barbára
Part 2
Nov 26, 1966 - ?
Alternate
 
Ella and Passionella
Part 3
Nov 26, 1966 - ?
Alternate
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
King Arik's Court
Part 2
 
Ensemble
Part 3
Swing: Scott Pearson
Standby: Melissa Hart (Eve, Princess Barbára, Ella and Passionella) and Phyllis Newman (Eve, Ella and Passionella, Princess Barbára)
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Act 1
Sung By
Here in Eden
Eve
Feelings
Eve
Eve
Adam
Friends
Eve
The Apple Tree (Forbidden Fruit)
Snake
Beautiful, Beautiful World
Adam
It's a Fish
Adam
Go to Sleep Whatever You Are
Eve
What Makes Me Love Him
Eve
Act 2
Sung By
I'll Tell You a Truth
Balladeer
Make Way
King's Court and King Arik
Forbidden Love (In Gaul)
Princess Barbára and Captain Sanjar
The Apple Tree (Reprise)
Balladeer
I've Got What You Want
Princess Barbára
Tiger, Tiger
Princess Barbára
Make Way (Reprise)
King's Court
Which Door?
Captain Sanjar, Princess Barbára, King Arik and Court
I'll Tell You a Truth (Reprise)
Balladeer
Act 3
Sung By
Oh, to Be a Movie Star
Ella
Gorgeous
Passionella
I Know
Passionella and The Company
(Who, Who, Who, Who) Who Is She?
The Company
Wealth
Passionella
You Are Not Real
Flip, the Prince, Charming and The Company
George L
Ella and George

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1967 Nominee
Book by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Produced by Stuart Ostrow
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1967 Nominee
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Music by Jerry Bock
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1967 Nominee
Alan Alda

Best Actress in a Musical

1967 Winner
Barbara Harris
 

Best Costume Design

1967 Nominee
Costume Design by Tony Walton
 

Best Choreography

1967 Nominee
Choreographed by Lee Theodore
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1967 Nominee
Directed by Mike Nichols
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