Opening Date

May 15, 1973

Closing Date

MusicalComedyOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
Paris (mostly) at the turn of the century.

Comments
This touring production came to Broadway, opening at the Uris Theatre on November 13, 1973.

Produced by Saint Subber and Edwin Lester
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Adapted from the Academy Award-winning film by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe; Adapted from the Academy Award-winning film based on the novel by Colette; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittmann; Musical Director: Ross Reimueller; Assistant Musical Dir.: Bruce Ferden
Directed by Joseph Hardy; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Onna White
Scenic Production Designed by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Oliver Messel; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: Morry Efron
Production Manager: Bill Holland; Production Stage Manager: M. William Lettich; Stage Manager: Edward Preston; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Chitjian
Musical Associate: Harper MacKay; Associate Dance Director: Martin Allen
Press Representative: Martin Shwartz; Dance Captain: Sandahl Bergman
Honoré Lachailles
Gaston Lachailles
Aunt Alicia
Gigi
May 15, 1973 - Aug 1973
Liane's Dance Partner
 
Ensemble
Installer
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Liane d'Exelmans
Ensemble
Installer
 
Maitre Duclos
 
Installer
 
Law Clerk
 
Ensemble
Charles
Mamita's butler
 
Ensemble
Sandomir
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Jean Paul Lachailles
Honoré's brother; role was cut during tour
 
Maitre Du Fresne
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Madame Lachailles
Honoré's sister-in-law; role was cut during tour
Ensemble
Ensemble
A Count
 
Ensemble
A French Head Waiter
 
A French Receptionist
 
A French Chief Installer
 
A French Maitre d'Hotel
An Artist
 
Installer
 
Ensemble
 
Law Clerk
 
Ensemble
Manicurist
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Udana Power (Gigi)
Understudies: Gordon De Vol (Gaston Lachailles), John Dorrin (Maitre Du Fresne, Jean Paul Lachailles), George Gaynes (Honoré Lachailles), Kelley Maxwell (Aunt Alicia, Mamita, Madame Lachailles), Joel Pressman (A French Maitre d'Hotel, A French Head Waiter, A French Receptionist, A French Chief Installer) and Marie Tillmans (Liane d'Exelmans)

Cast

Gigi
Aug 1973 - Nov 03, 1973
Manuel
Standby: Hallie Scott (Gigi) and Karin Wolfe (Gigi)
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Act 1
Sung By
Thank Heaven for Little Girls
Honoré Lachailles
It's a Bore
Honoré Lachailles and Gaston Lachailles
The Earth and Other Minor Things
Gigi
Paris Is Paris Again
Honoré Lachailles and Ensemble
She's Not Thinking of Me
Gaston Lachailles
Paris Is Paris Again (a variation)
Mamita, Aunt Alicia and Honoré Lachailles
The Night They Invented Champagne
Gigi, Gaston Lachailles and Mamita
I Remember It Well
Honoré Lachailles and Mamita
I Never Want to Go Home Again
Gigi and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Gigi
Gaston Lachailles
The Contract
Aunt Alicia, Mamita, Maitre Duclos and Maitre Du Fresne
I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore
Honoré Lachailles
In This Wide, Wide World
Gigi
Da Da Da Da
Gigi, Gaston Lachailles and Ensemble
Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Reprise)
Honoré Lachailles
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Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Oct 16, 1973 - Nov 03, 1973
Toronto, ON
Oct 16, 1973 - Nov 03, 1973
Toronto, ON
Sep 11, 1973 - Oct 13, 1973
Detroit, MI
Aug 28, 1973 - Sep 08, 1973
St. Louis, MO
Jul 03, 1973 - Aug 25, 1973
Los Angeles, CA
May 15, 1973 - Jul 01, 1973
San Francisco, CA