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New York State Theatre, (7/08/1980 - 8/23/1980)
First Preview: Jun 30, 1980 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Jul 08, 1980    
Closing Date: Aug 23, 1980 Total Performances: 56

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In and around Camelot; a battlefield in France. A long time ago.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Center of Music & Drama
Produced by Mike Merrick and Don Gregory; Produced by arrangement with James M. Nederlander; Associate Producer: Dome / Cutler-Herman
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Based on "The Once and Future King" by T. H. White; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang; Incidental music by Robert Kreis
Directed by Frank Dunlop; Choreographed by Buddy Schwab; Original New York production directed by Moss Hart
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
Company Manager: James Awe
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Jonathan Weiss; Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi
Conducted by James Martin; Musical Coordinator: Robert Kreis; Music Contractor: Fred Manzella
Special Effects by Robert Joyce
Artistic Consultant: Stone Widney; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Representative: Patricia McLean Krawitz; Dance Captain: Cathy Rice; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates and Norman Weiner; Photographer: Martha Swope
Richard BurtonArthur
Christine EbersoleGuenevere
Richard MuenzLancelot Du Lac
Robert FoxMordred
William ParrySir Dinadan
James ValentineMerlyn
Paxton WhiteheadKing Pellinore
Nora Brennan
Broadway debut
Lady Anne
Jeanne CarylNimue
Melanie ClementsEnsemble
Stephanie ConlowEnsemble
Van CraigEnsemble
John DeyleEnsemble
Debra DickinsonEnsemble
Richard DoddEnsemble
Thor FieldsTom of Warwick
Cecil FulferEnsemble
Davis GainesSir Lionel
Lisa Ann GrantEnsemble
Ken HenleyKnight of the Investiture
John HerreraEnsemble
Gary JaketicKnight of the Investiture
William JamesSir Lionel
Kelby KirkEnsemble
Herndon LackeySir Dinadin's Squire
Deborah MagidLady Sybil
Andy McAvinSir Sagramore
Laura McCarthyEnsemble
Robert MolnarDap
Steve OsbornSir Sagramore's Squire
Patrice PickeringEnsemble
Janelle PriceEnsemble
Nancy RiethEnsemble
Patrick RogersEnsemble
Deborah RosheEnsemble
D. Paul ShannonEnsemble
Jack StarkeyKnight of the Investiture
Ronald Bennett StrattonKnight of the Investiture
Sally Ann SwarmEnsemble
Sally WilliamsEnsemble
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 (Friar, Merlyn), William Parry (Arthur), Janelle Price (Guenevere), D. Paul Shannon (Sir Dinadan) and James Valentine (King Pellinore)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Paxton Whitehead
 1981 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [nominee] 
 Produced by Mike Merrick and Don Gregory
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Paxton Whitehead
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight?Arthur
The Simple Joys of MaidenhoodGuenevere
CamelotArthur and Guenevere
Follow MeNimue
Camelot (Reprise) Arthur and Guenevere
C'est MoiLancelot Du Lac
The Lusty Month of MayGuenevere and Ensemble
How to Handle a WomanArthur
The JoustsArthur, Guenevere and Ensemble
Before I Gaze at You AgainGuenevere
ACT 2 Sung By
If Ever I Would Leave YouLancelot Du Lac
The Seven Deadly VirtuesMordred
What Do the Simple Folk Do?Guenevere and Arthur
Fie on Goodness!Mordred and Knights
I Loved You Once in SilenceGuenevere
Guenevere (Reprise) Ensemble
Camelot (Reprise) Arthur