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Coco   

 
Mark Hellinger Theatre , (12/18/1969 - 10/03/1970)
First Preview: Total Previews:40
Opening Date:Dec 18, 1969   
Closing Date:Oct 03, 1970 Total Performances:329

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Maison Chanel, Rue Cambon, Paris - either in the Salon, in the apartment above...or in memory. Late Fall of 1953 to late Spring of 1954.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Max Stahl and Stanley Stahl
Produced by Frederick Brisson and Montfort Productions, Inc.; Associate Producer: Fred Hebert
Music by André Previn; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay; Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler
Directed by Michael Benthall; Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Associate Choreographer: Bob Avian
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Design by Joe Tubens; Film sequences produced by Milton Olshin; Film sequences directed by Fred Lemoine; Sound Design by Robert Liftin; Assistant to Mr. Beaton: Larry Reehling; Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Richard Nelson; Assistant to Mr. Tubans: Ted Azar
General Manager: Ben Rosenberg; Company Manager: Ralph Roseman
Production Supervisor: Stone Widney; Production Stage Manager: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Edward Preston; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert L. Borod
Orchestra Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Music Copyist: Bob Haring, Jr.; Assistant Conductor: Fred Vogel
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Dance Captain: Bonnie Walker; Cover photo by Cecil Beaton; Assistant to the Director: Larry Ziegler
Cast
Katharine Hepburn Coco Chanel
George Rose Louis Greff
Will Able Dwight Berkwit
Orbach's
Vicki Allen Ensemble
Michael Allinson Charles
Duke of Glenallen
Oscar Antony Ensemble
Jeanne Arnold Pignol
René Auberjonois Sebastian Baye
Bob Avian Grand Duke Alexandrovitch
Karin Baker Ensemble
Roy Barry Ensemble
Kathy Bartosh Ensemble
Jack Beaber Albert
Chad Block Ronny Ginsborn
Best & Co.
Jon Cypher Papa
Jack Dabdoub Grand Duke's Voice
Kathie Dalton Adrienne
Ensemble
Leslie Daniel Nadine
Graciela Daniele Claire
Al De Sio Armand
Gale Dixon Noelle
Paul Dumont Julian Lesage
Robert Fitch Eugene Bernstone
Saks
Alice Glenn Ensemble
Rosemarie Heyer Colette
David Holliday Georges
Maureen Hopkins Ensemble
William James Ensemble
Linda Jorgens Ensemble
Tresha Kelly Ensemble
Nancy Killmer Ensemble
Carolyn Kirsch Madelaine
Eve March Docaton
Richard Marr Ensemble
Jan Metternich Ensemble
Maralyn Miles Mimi
Rita O'Connor Jeanine
Jo Ann Ogawa Ensemble
Don Percassi Ensemble
Diane Phillips Lucille
Shirley Potter Varne
Jean Preece Ensemble
Ann Reinking Ensemble
Skiles Ricketts Ensemble
Suzanne Rogers Solange
Charlene Ryan Simone
Marianne Selbert Annette
Pamela Serpe Ensemble
Dan Siretta Phil Rosenberry
Bloomingdale's
Maggie Task Helene
Gerald Teijelo Ensemble
David Thomas Claude
Margot Travers Marie
Gene Varrone Loublaye
Lapidus
Bonnie Walker Ensemble
Lynn Winn Juliette
Richard Woods Dr. Petitjean
Standby: Joan Copeland (Coco Chanel)
Understudies: Roy Barry (Dwight Berkwit, Eugene Bernstone), Jack Beaber (Sebastian Baye), William James (Georges, Julian Lesage), Tresha Kelly (Nadine), Nancy Killmer (Docaton, Helene), Richard Marr (Dr. Petitjean, Grand Duke Alexandrovitch, Lapidus), Suzanne Rogers (Noelle), Maggie Task (Pignol), Gerald Teijelo (Albert, Armand, Phil Rosenberry, Ronny Ginsborn), David Thomas (Charles, Louis Greff) and Gene Varrone (Claude, Papa)
Tony Award®
 1970 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by André Previn; Produced by Frederick Brisson
 1970 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Katharine Hepburn
winner 1970 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
René Auberjonois
 1970 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
George Rose
winner 1970 Best Costume Design [winner]
Cecil Beaton
 1970 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michael Bennett
 1970 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Michael Benthall
Theatre World
nominee 1970 Award [recipient]
David Holliday
music by André Previn; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
But That's the Way You Are Alex
The World Belongs to the Young Coco Chanel, Louis Greff, Sebastian Baye, Pignol and Company
Let's Go Home Georges
Mademoiselle Cliche de Paris Coco Chanel
On the Corner of the Rue Cambon Coco Chanel
The Money Rings Out Like Freedom Coco Chanel and Ensemble
A Brand New Dress Noelle
A Woman Is How She Loves Georges
Gabrielle Papa
Coco Coco Chanel
The Preparation Coco Chanel and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Fiasco Sebastian Baye and Simone
When Your Lover Says Goodbye Louis Greff
Coco (Reprise)Coco Chanel
Ohrbach's, Bloomingdale's, Best & Saks The Buyers
Ohrbach's, Bloomingdale's, Best & Saks (Reprise)Coco Chanel and Ensemble
Always Mademoisielle Coco Chanel and Mannequins