MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 18, 1968
Closing Date
Sep 28, 1968
1st Preview
Dec 29, 1967
1st Preview
Dec 29, 1967
Previews
23
Performances
286
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Jan 18, 1968 - Sep 28, 1968)

Setting
The past. Jacques Bonnard's studio and his home in a small town in Canada.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Book by N. Richard Nash; Based on the play by Samuel Taylor; Based on the book by Robert Fontaine; Musical Director: Oscar Kosarin; Vocal arrangements by Oscar Kosarin; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance and incidental music arrangements by Marvin Laird
Directed and filmed by Gower Champion; Choreographed by Gower Champion; Associate Choreographer: Kevin Carlisle
Scenic Design by Peter Wexler; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant Lighting Design: William H. Batchelder
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Fred Cuneo
Production Manager: Michael Thoma; Production Stage Manager: Bob Bernard; Stage Manager: Jeff Chambers; Film Technical Direction: Barry O. Gordon
Film Sequences created by Christopher Chapman
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Dance Captain: Nicole Barth; Assistant Dance Captain: Lowell Purvis; Casting: Michael Shurtleff
Jacques Bonnard
Grandpere Bonnard
Suzanne Bonnard
Louis Bonnard
Laurie Mannon
Philippe Bonnard
Bibi Bonnard
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Sylvie
One of the Six Angels
Annabelle Bonnard
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Lizette
One of the Six Angels
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Ganache
 
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dorine
One of the Six Angels
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Monique
One of the Six Angels
Bella
One of the Six Angels
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Grace
One of the Six Angels
Nanette Bonnard
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Felice Bonnard
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Gillie Bonnard
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Swing Dancer
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Singing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Standby: John Gabriel (Jacques Bonnard, Philippe Bonnard), Ben Kapen (Grandpere Bonnard, Louis Bonnard) and Iva Withers (Suzanne Bonnard, Felice Bonnard)
Understudies: Leonard Crofoot (Bibi Bonnard) and Vicki Powers (Laurie Mannon)

Broadway Theatre (Jan 18, 1968 - Sep 28, 1968)

Cast

Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Annabelle Bonnard
circa. Jun 1968 - ?
Dancing Student of the St. Pierre Boys' School
Understudy: Jeffrey Hamilton (Foufie)
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
Act 1
Sung By
The Happy Time
Jacques Bonnard and Family
He's Back
Family
Catch My Garter
Six Angels
Tomorrow Morning
Jacques Bonnard, Grandpere Bonnard, Bibi Bonnard and Six Angels
Please Stay
Bibi Bonnard and Jacques Bonnard
I Don't Remember You
Jacques Bonnard
St. Pierre
Glee Club
I Don't Remember You (Reprise)
Laurie Mannon and Jacques Bonnard
Without Me
Bibi Bonnard and Schoolmates
The Happy Time (Reprise)
Jacques Bonnard
Act 2
Sung By
Among My Yesterdays
Jacques Bonnard
The Life of the Party
Grandpere Bonnard, Six Angels and Schoolboys
Seeing Things
Jacques Bonnard and Laurie Mannon
Ballet
Bibi Bonnard, Gillie Bonnard, Annabelle Bonnard, Nanette Bonnard and Schoolboys
A Certain Girl
Grandpere Bonnard, Jacques Bonnard and Bibi Bonnard
Being Alive
Jacques Bonnard
The Happy Time (Reprise)
Jacques Bonnard and Entire Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1968 Nominee
Book by N. Richard Nash
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Produced by David Merrick
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1968 Nominee
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Best Actor in a Musical

1968 Winner
Robert Goulet
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1968 Nominee
David Wayne
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1968 Nominee
Mike Rupert
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1968 Nominee
Julie Gregg
 

Best Scenic Design

1968 Nominee
Scenic Design by Peter Wexler
 

Best Costume Design

1968 Nominee
Costume Design by Freddy Wittop

Best Choreography

1968 Winner
Choreographed by Gower Champion

Best Direction of a Musical

1968 Winner
Directed by Gower Champion

Theatre World

Award

1968 Recipient
Mike Rupert and Julie Gregg
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