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The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd   

Shubert Theatre, (5/16/1965 - 12/04/1965)
First Preview: May 11, 1965 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: May 16, 1965    
Closing Date: Dec 04, 1965 Total Performances: 231

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: A rocky place


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Bernard Delfont; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Book by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Vocal arrangements by Peter Howard; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Musical Director: Herbert Grossman; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang
Directed by Anthony Newley; Choreographed by Gillian Lynne
Scenic Design by Sean Kenny; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Sean Kenny; Sound Design by Robert Maybaum
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Gene Perlowin; Stage Manager: Bob Broadway
Music Copyist: Thomas Brown; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Dance Captain: Rawley Bates; Advertising: Fred Golden
Cast
Anthony Newley
Cocky
Cyril Ritchard
Sir
Sally Smith
Broadway debut
The Kid
Rawley Bates
Urchin
Lori Browne
Urchin
Lori Cesar
Urchin
Jill Choder
Urchin
Gloria Chu
Urchin
Kay Cole
Urchin
Marlene Dell
Urchin
Boni Enten
Urchin
Mitzi Feinn
Urchin
Pamela Gruen
Urchin
Linda Rae Hager
Urchin
Cyndi Howard
Urchin
Joyce Jillson
Broadway debut
The Girl
Laura Michaels
Urchin
Debbie Palmer
Urchin
Gilbert Price
The Negro
Murray Tannenbaum
The Bully
Heather Taylor
Urchin
Standby: Bob Broadway (The Negro), Edward Earle (Cocky) and Rod McLennan (Sir)
Understudies: Jill Choder (The Kid) and Kay Cole (The Girl)
Tony Award®
1965 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
1965 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Cyril Ritchard
1965 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Sean Kenny
1965 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Freddy Wittop
1965 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Anthony Newley
1965 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
David Merrick
Theatre World
winner 1965 Award [recipient]
Joyce Jillson
ACT 1 Sung By
The Beautiful Land The Urchins
A Wonderful Day Like Today Sir, Cocky and The Urchins
It Isn't Enough Cocky and The Urchins
Things to Remember Sir, The Kid and The Urchins
Put It in the Book The Kid and The Urchins
This Dream Cocky
Where Would You Be Without Me? Sir, Cocky and The Kid
Look At That Face Sir, The Kid and The Urchins
My First Love Song Cocky and The Girl
The Joker Cocky
Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) Cocky
ACT 2 Sung By
A Funny Funeral The Urchins
That's What It Is To Be Young The Urchins
What a Man! Cocky, Sir, The Kid and The Urchins
Feeling Good The Negro and The Urchins
Nothing Can Stop Me Now! Cocky and The Urchins
Things to Remember (Reprise) Sir
My Way Cocky and Sir
Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) (Reprise) Sir
The Beautiful Land (Reprise) The Urchins
Sweet Beginning Cocky and Sir