MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 16, 1965
Closing Date
Dec 04, 1965
1st Preview
May 11, 1965
1st Preview
May 11, 1965
Previews
7
Performances
231
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(May 16, 1965 - Dec 04, 1965)

Setting
A rocky place

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; Assistant Choreographer: Buff Shurr
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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Linda Rae Hager
Music Copyist: Thomas Brown; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Rehearsal Pianist: Judd Woldin
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Secretary to Mr. Merrick: Helen Nickerson; Assistant to Mr. Schlissel: David W. Payne; Assistant to Mr. Liff: Linda Otto; Dance Captain: Rawley Bates; Advertising: Fred Golden
Cocky
May 11, 1965 - Nov 20, 1965
Joyce Jillson
Broadway debut
The Girl
The Negro
Sally Smith
Broadway debut
The Kid
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
Urchin
The Bully
Standby: Bob Broadway (The Negro), Edward Earle (Cocky) and Rod McLennan (Sir)
Understudies: Jill Choder (The Kid) and Kay Cole (The Girl)

Shubert Theatre (May 16, 1965 - Dec 04, 1965)

Musical Director: John Passaretti

Cast

Cocky
Nov 22, 1965 - Dec 04, 1965
Understudy: Lori Browne (The Girl)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1965 Nominee
Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1965 Nominee
Cyril Ritchard
 

Best Scenic Design

1965 Nominee
Scenic Design by Sean Kenny
 

Best Costume Design

1965 Nominee
Costume Design by Freddy Wittop
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1965 Nominee
Directed by Anthony Newley
 

Best Producer of a Musical

1965 Nominee
Produced by David Merrick

Theatre World

Award

1965 Recipient
Joyce Jillson
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