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Camelot   Tour  

Opening Date: June 6, 1980    
Closing Date: May 1, 1982

Category: Musical, Revival, National Tour
Setting: In and around Camelot; a battlefield in France. A long time ago.
Comments: This production launched its tour at the O'Keefe Center for the Performing Arts (now known as the Four Seasons Center) in Toronto on June 6, 1980, then came to Broadway, opening July 8, 1980 at the New York State Theatre. After it closed on August 23, 1980, it continued on tour, and then returned to Broadway, opening November 15, 1981 at the Winter Garden Theatre. It closed January 2, 1982, and went back on tour.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Mike Merrick and Don Gregory; Associate Producer: Dome / Cutler-Herman
Original New York Production Staged by Moss Hart
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on 'The Once and Future King' by T. H. White; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang; Incidental music by Robert Kreis; Musical Director: Franz Allers
Directed by Frank Dunlop; Choreographed by Buddy Schwab
Scenic Design by Desmond Heeley; Costume Design by Desmond Heeley; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by John McClure; Hair Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Associate Lighting Design: Ruth Roberts
Company Manager: James Awe
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Jonathan Weiss
Musical Coordinator: Robert Kreis; Conducted by James Martin; Orchestra Contractor: Fred Manzella; Music Preparation Supervisor: Thomas P. Brown
Special Effects by Robert Joyce
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Artistic Consultant: Stone Widney; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Representative: Patricia McLean Krawitz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates and Norman Weiner; Animal Trainer: Bill Berloni; Dance Captain: Cathy Rice; Photographer: Martha Swope
Richard Burton
(Jun 06, 1980 - Mar 17, 1981)
Christine Ebersole
(Jun 06, 1980 - Jun 1981)
Richard Muenz
Lancelot Du Lac
Thor Fields
Tom of Warwick
Robert Fox
William Parry
Sir Dinadan
Paxton Whitehead
King Pellinore
(Jun 06, 1980 - Jun 1981)
Nora Brennan
Lady Anne
Jeanne Caryl
Melanie Clements
Stephanie Conlow
Van Craig
John Deyle
Debra Dickinson
Richard Dodd
Cecil Fulfer
Davis Gaines
Sir Lionel's Squire
Lisa Ann Grant
Ken Henley
Knight of the Investiture
John Herrera
Gary Jaketic
Knight of the Investiture
William James
Sir Lionel
Kelby Kirk
Herndon Lackey
Sir Dinadin's Squire
Deborah Magid
Lady Sybil
Andy McAvin
Sir Sagramore
Laura McCarthy
Robert Molnar
Steve Osborn
Sir Sagramore's Squire
Patrice Pickering
Janelle Price
Nancy Rieth
Patrick Rogers
Deborah Roshe
D. Paul Shannon
Jack Starkey
Knight of the Investiture
Ronald Bennett Stratton
Knight of the Investiture
Sally Ann Swarm
James Valentine
Sally Williams
Swings: Lynn Keeton and Richard Maxon
Understudies: John Deyle (Sir Lionel), John Herrera (Dap), Gary Jaketic (Lancelot Du Lac), Herndon Lackey (Sir Dinadan, Sir Sagramore), Deborah Magid (Nimue), Andy McAvin (Mordred), Robert Molnar (Merlyn), William Parry (Arthur), Janelle Price (Guenevere), D. Paul Shannon (Sir Dinadan) and James Valentine (Pellinore)
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Guenevere Ensemble
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight? Arthur
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood Guenevere
Camelot Arthur and Guenevere
Follow Me Nimue
Camelot (Reprise) Arthur and Guenevere
C'est Moi Lancelot Du Lac
The Lusty Month of May Guenevere and Ensemble
How to Handle a Woman Arthur
The Jousts Arthur, Guenevere and Ensemble
Before I Gaze at You Again Guenevere
ACT 2 Sung By
If Ever I Would Leave You Lancelot Du Lac
The Seven Deadly Virtues Mordred
What Do the Simple Folk Do? Guenevere and Arthur
Fie on Goodness! Mordred and Knights
I Loved You Once in Silence Guenevere
Guenevere (Reprise) Ensemble
Camelot (Reprise) Arthur
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Apr 20, 1982 - May 1, 1982 Atlanta Civic Center Theater Atlanta, GA
Mar 9, 1982 - Apr 4, 1982 Warner Theatre Washington, DC
Feb 11, 1982 - Feb 28, 1982 Shea's Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY
Jan 26, 1982 - Feb 7, 1982 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Sep 11, 1981 - Oct 11, 1981 Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit, MI
Sep 2, 1981 - Sep 6, 1981 Wolf Trap Vienna, VA
Aug 6, 1981 - Aug 30, 1981 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Jul 14, 1981 - Aug 1, 1981 Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN
Jul 6, 1981 - Jul 12, 1981 The Muny St. Louis, MO
Jun 11, 1981 - Jul 4, 1981 5th Avenue Theatre Seattle, WA
Mar 11, 1981 - Jun 7, 1981 Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Dec 19, 1980 - Mar 8, 1981 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA
Nov 26, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Oct 21, 1980 - Nov 22, 1980 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Sep 30, 1980 - Oct 18, 1980 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Aug 26, 1980 - Sep 27, 1980 Arie Crown Theater Chicago, IL
Jun 6, 1980 - Jun 28, 1980 Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, ON