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Majestic Theatre , (12/03/1960 - 1/05/1963)
First Preview:Dec 01, 1960 Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Dec 03, 1960   
Closing Date:Jan 05, 1963 Total Performances:873

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

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe and Moss Hart
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on "The Once and Future King" by T. H. White; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang; Dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman
Staged by Moss Hart; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Adrian (Worked on the designs for 3 months before he died in September 1959) and Tony Duquette; Lighting Design by Feder; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Sound Design by Jack Mitnick
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Edward Preston, Bernard Hart and Jonathan Anderson
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Julie Andrews Guenevere
Richard Burton Arthur
Robert Coote King Pellinore
John Cullum
Broadway debut
Sir Dinadan
M'el Dowd Morgan Le Fey
Robert Goulet Lancelot Du Lac
Roddy McDowall Mordred
Virginia Allen Lady Catherine
Judi Allinson Dancer
Laurie Archer Dancer
Joan August Singer
Mary Sue Berry Singer
Frank Bouley Singer
Jerry Bowers Dancer
Marnell Bruce Singer
Carlene Carroll Dancer
Michael Clarke-Laurence Dap
Joan Coddington Dancer
Jack Dabdoub Sir Gwilliam
Peter De Visť A Page
Peter Deign Dancer
Randy Doney Dancer
Richard Englund Dancer
James Fox Singer
Richard Gain Dancer
James Gannon Sir Sagramore
Gene GeBauer Dancer
Katia Geleznova Dancer
Christina Gillespie Lady Anne
Murray Goldkind Singer
Judy Hastings Singer
Warren Hays Singer
Paul Huddleston Singer
David Hurst Merlyn
Benita James Singer
Adriana Keathley Dancer
Michael Kermoyan Sir Ozanna
James Kirby Dancer
Richard Kuch Clarius
Donald Maloof Singer
Leland Mayforth A Page
Dawn Mitchell Dancer
Larry Mitchell Singer
Joe Nelson Dancer
Paul Richards Singer
Claudia Schroeder Dancer
Beti Seay Dancer
Marjorie Smith Nimue
John Starkweather Herald
Robin Stewart Tom of Warwick
Shelia Swenson Singer
John Taliaferro Singer
Jimmy Tarbutton Dancer
Leesa Troy A Lady
Dorothy White Singer
Bruce Yarnell Sir Lionel
Standby: Inga Swenson (Guenevere)
Understudies: Mary Sue Berry (Nimue), Frank Bouley (Dap), Michael Clarke-Laurence (King Pellinore, Merlyn), John Cullum (Arthur, Mordred), Peter De Visť (Tom of Warwick), James Gannon (Lancelot Du Lac), Donald Maloof (Sir Lionel), Larry Mitchell (Sir Dinadan), Paul Richards (Mordred) and Leesa Troy (Guenevere, Morgan Le Fey)
Theatre World
nominee 1961 Award [recipient]
Robert Goulet
Tony Award®
winner 1961 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Richard Burton
 1961 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Julie Andrews
winner 1961 Best Scenic Design (Musical) [winner]
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
winner 1961 Best Costume Design (Musical) [winner]
Costume Design by Adrian and Tony Duquette
winner 1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Musical Director: Franz Allers
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight? Arthur
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood Guenevere
Camelot Arthur and Guenevere
Follow Me Nimue
C'est Moi Lancelot Du Lac
The Lusty Month of May Guenevere and Ensemble
Then You May Take Me to the Fair Guenevere, Sir Dinadan, Sir Sagramore and Sir Lionel
How to Handle a Woman Arthur
The Jousts Arthur, Guenevere and Ensemble
Before I Gaze at You Again Guenevere
ACT 2Sung By
If Ever I Would Leave You Lancelot Du Lac
The Seven Deadly Virtues Mordred
What Do the Simple Folk Do? Guenevere and Arthur
The Persuasion Mordred and Morgan Le Fey
Fie on Goodness! Knights
I Loved You Once in Silence Guenevere
Guenevere Ensemble
Camelot (Reprise)Arthur