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The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd   

 
Shubert Theatre, (5/16/1965 - 12/04/1965)
First Preview: May 11, 1965 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: May 16, 1965    
Closing Date: Dec 04, 1965 Total Performances: 231

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: A rocky place



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Bernard Delfont; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Book by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Vocal arrangements by Peter Howard; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Musical Director: Herbert Grossman; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang
Directed by Anthony Newley; Choreographed by Gillian Lynne
Scenic Design by Sean Kenny; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Sean Kenny; Sound Design by Robert Maybaum
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Gene Perlowin; Stage Manager: Bob Broadway
Music Copyist: Thomas Brown; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Dance Captain: Rawley Bates; Advertising: Fred Golden
Cast
Anthony NewleyCocky
Cyril RitchardSir
Sally Smith
Broadway debut
The Kid
Rawley BatesUrchin
Lori BrowneUrchin
Lori CesarUrchin
Jill ChoderUrchin
Gloria ChuUrchin
Kay ColeUrchin
Marlene DellUrchin
Boni EntenUrchin
Mitzi FeinnUrchin
Pamela GruenUrchin
Linda Rae HagerUrchin
Cyndi HowardUrchin
Joyce Jillson
Broadway debut
The Girl
Laura MichaelsUrchin
Debbie PalmerUrchin
Gilbert PriceThe Negro
Murray TannenbaumThe Bully
Heather TaylorUrchin
Standby: Bob Broadway (The Negro), Edward Earle (Cocky) and Rod McLennan (Sir)
Understudies: Jill Choder (The Kid) and Kay Cole (The Girl)
Tony Award®
 1965 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee] 
 Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley ;  Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
 1965 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Cyril Ritchard
 1965 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Sean Kenny
 1965 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Freddy Wittop
 1965 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Anthony Newley
 1965 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee] 
  David Merrick
Theatre World
winner 1965 Award [recipient] 
  Joyce Jillson
ACT 1 Sung By
The Beautiful LandThe Urchins
A Wonderful Day Like TodaySir, Cocky and The Urchins
It Isn't EnoughCocky and The Urchins
Things to RememberSir, The Kid and The Urchins
Put It in the BookThe Kid and The Urchins
This DreamCocky
Where Would You Be Without Me?Sir, Cocky and The Kid
Look At That FaceSir, The Kid and The Urchins
My First Love SongCocky and The Girl
The JokerCocky
Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)Cocky
ACT 2 Sung By
A Funny FuneralThe Urchins
That's What It Is To Be YoungThe Urchins
What a Man!Cocky, Sir, The Kid and The Urchins
Feeling GoodThe Negro and The Urchins
Nothing Can Stop Me Now!Cocky and The Urchins
Things to Remember (Reprise) Sir
My WayCocky and Sir
Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) (Reprise) Sir
The Beautiful Land (Reprise) The Urchins
Sweet BeginningCocky and Sir