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Ambassador Theatre, (4/14/1970 - 7/18/1970)

Opening Date: Apr 14, 1970
Closing Date: Jul 18, 1970
Total Previews: 4
Total Performances: 111

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: 1926. Nice, France.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by John Yorke, Don Saxon and Michael Hellerman; Associate Producer: Robert Saxon

Music by Sandy Wilson; Book by Sandy Wilson; Lyrics by Sandy Wilson; Musical Director: Jerry Goldberg

Directed by Gus Schirmer; Choreographed by Buddy Schwab

Scenic Design by Andrew Brownfoot and Margaret Brownfoot; Costume Design by Andrew Brownfoot and Margaret Brownfoot; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser

Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Larry Ziegler

Costume Supervisor: Stanley Simmons

Production Assistant: Ronald Snyder; Press Representative: Saul Richman and Sy Sandler

Opening Night Cast

Barbara AndresHortense
Jeanne BeauvaisMadame Dubonnet
Judy CarnePolly
Carol CulverMonica
Sandy DuncanMaisie
Harvey EvansBobby Van Husen
Arthur FariaPierre
Marcelo GamboaMarcel
Simon McQueenDulcie
Ken MitchellAlphonse
Marie PaxtonLady Brockhurst
Jeff RichardsGendarme
Lesley SecombeNancy
Leon ShawPercival Browne
Tony StevensPhillipe
David VaughanLord Brockhurst
Ronald YoungTony
Mary ZahnFay

Understudies: Barbara Andres (Madame Dubonnet), Carol Culver (Polly), Arthur Faria (Bobby Van Husen), Jeff Richards (Tony), Paul Tracey (Percival Browne), Eleonore Treiber (Lady Brockhurst) and Mimi B. Wallace (Maisie)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1971 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Sandy Duncan

Drama Desk Award

winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner] 

Sandy Duncan


music by Sandy Wilson; lyrics by Sandy Wilson

ACT 1 Sung By
Perfect Young LadiesHortense, Nancy, Maisie, Fay and Dulcie
The Boy FriendPolly, Maisie, Dulcie, Fay, Nancy, Marcel, Pierre and Alphonse
Won't You Charleston with Me?Maisie and Bobby Van Husen
Fancy ForgettingMadame Dubonnet and Percival Browne
I Could Be Happy with You Polly and Tony
Finale Reprise: The Boy FriendEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Sur La PlageMaisie, Bobby Van Husen, Fay, Marcel, Dulcie, Alphonse, Nancy, Pierre, Monica and Phillipe
A Room in BloomsburryPolly and Tony
You Don't Want to Play with Me BluesMadame Dubonnet, Percival Browne, Fay, Dulcie, Nancy and Monica
Safety in NumbersMaisie, Bobby Van Husen, Marcel, Pierre and Alphonse
FinaleEntire Company
ACT 3 Sung By
RivieraMaisie, Bobby Van Husen, Fay, Marcel, Dulcie, Alphonse, Nancy, Pierre, Monica and Phillipe
It's Never Too Late to Fall in LoveLady Brockhurst and Dulcie
Carnival TangoDanced by Peppe and Lolita
Poor Little PierretteMadame Dubonnet and Polly
FinaleEntire Company

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Ambassador Theatre

(4/14/1970 - 7/18/1970)
Production Stage Manager: Paul Phillips.

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