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Shubert Theatre, (10/03/1962 - 9/07/1963)
Ambassador Theatre, (9/09/1963 - 2/01/1964)

First Preview: Oct 02, 1962
Opening Date: Oct 03, 1962
Closing Date: Feb 01, 1964
Total Previews: 1
Total Performances: 555

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Bernard Delfont

Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Book by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Ian Fraser, Dave Lindup, Burt Rhodes and Gordon Langford

Directed by Anthony Newley; Choreographed by John Broome; Choreography re-staged by Virginia Mason

Scenic Design by Sean Kenny; Lighting Design by Sean Kenny

Company Manager: Vince McKnight; General Manager: Jack Schlissel

General Stage Manager: Ben Strobach; Stage Manager: May Muth; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley

Musical Supervisor: Ian Fraser

Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and David Powers; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden

Opening Night Cast

Jennifer BakerJane
Susan BakerSusan
Rawley BatesMember of the Chorus
Bonnie BrodyMember of the Chorus
Diana CortoMember of the Chorus
Mark HunterMember of the Chorus
Jo Anne LeedsMember of the Chorus
Anthony NewleyLittlechap
Anna QuayleEvie
Anya
Ilse
Ginnie
Karen Lynn ReedMember of the Chorus
Paul RufoMember of the Chorus
Sylvia TysickMember of the Chorus
Stephanie WintersMember of the Chorus

Understudies: Joan Eastman (Anya, Evie, Ginnie, Ilse), Patience Jarvis (Schoolgirl), Kenneth Nelson (Littlechap) and Paul Rufo (Member of the Chorus)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1963 Best Musical [nominee] 

Book by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Bernard Delfont

 1963 Best Author of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

 1963 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee] 

Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

 1963 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Anthony Newley

winner 1963 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Anna Quayle

Songs

ACT 1 Sung By
The A.B.C. Song
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Chorus
I Want to Be Rich
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap and Chorus
Typically English
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Evie and Littlechap
A Special Announcement
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Chorus
Lumbered
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap
Welcome to Sludgepool
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Chorus
Gonna Build a Mountain
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap and Chorus
Glorious Russian
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Anya
Meilinki, Meilchick
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap, Anya and Chorus
Family Fugue
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap, Evie, Susan and Jane
Typische Deustche
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Ilse and Chorus
Nag! Nag! Nag!
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap, Evie, Susan, Jane and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
All-American
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Ginnie
Once in a Lifetime
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap and Girl
Mumbo Jumbo
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap and Chorus
Welcome to Sunvale
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Chorus
Someone Nice Like You
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap and Evie
What Kind of Fool Am I?
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Littlechap

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Shubert Theatre

(10/3/1962 - 9/7/1963)

Cast

Alice Borden
Member of the Chorus
Joan Eastman
Anya
Evie
Ginnie
Ilse
Joseph Lamberta
Member of the Chorus
Kenneth Nelson
Littlechap

Understudy: Carol Guilford (Member of the Chorus), Joseph Lamberta (Member of the Chorus).

Ambassador Theatre

(9/9/1963 - 2/1/1964)

Cast

Joel Grey
Littlechap



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