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A musical fable

Winter Garden Theatre, (9/23/1974 - 1/04/1975)
First Preview: Sep 19, 1974 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Sep 23, 1974    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 1975 Total Performances: 120

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Various cities throughout the U.S. From the 1920s to the 1930s.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Executive Directors: Irving Goldman, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld)
Produced by Barry M. Brown, Edgar Lansbury, Fritz Holt and Joseph Beruh
Original New York production directed, choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by John Kander
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreography reproduced by Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Miss Lansbury's costumes designed by Robert Mackintosh; Miss Lansbury's Hair Styles by Vincent Prestia; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Kathleen A. Sullivan; Stage Manager: Moose Peting
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Dance Captain: Bonnie Walker; Poster Design by Hilary Knight; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Matthew Serino and The Blaine Thompson Agency; Lamb supplied by Steve McAuliffe; Casting: Amos Abrams
Angela LansburyRose
Zan CharisseLouise
Bonnie LangfordBaby June
Rex RobbinsHerbie
Mary Louise WilsonTessie Tura
Edith AnnGigolo
John C. BecherUncle Jocko
Serhij BohdanBoston
Craig BrownClarence (and his classic clarinet)
Pat CodyHollywood Blonde
Sally CookeElectra
Denny DillonAgnes
Donna ElioBalloon Girl
Steven GelferYonkers
Dennis KarrSan Diego
Jinny KordekHollywood Blonde
David LawsonL.A.
Anthony MarcionaNewsboy
Maureen MooreJune
Jan NeubergerHollywood Blonde
Marilyn OlsonHollywood Blonde
Lisa PelusoBaby Louise
Don PotterGeorge
Mr. Goldstone
Patricia RichardsonWaitress
Hollywood Blonde
Ed RileyPop
Gloria RossiMiss Cratchitt
Charles RuleWeber
Sean RuleNewsboy
Richard J. SabellicoPastey
Mark SantoroNewsboy
John SheridanTulsa
Jay SmithLittle Rock
Bonnie WalkerMaid
Standby: Mary Louise Wilson (Rose)
Understudies: Sally Cooke (Miss Cratchitt), Donna Elio (Baby June, Baby Louise), Steven Gelfer (Tulsa), Jan Neuberger (June), Don Potter (Pop, Uncle Jocko, Weber), Patricia Richardson (Louise), Ed Riley (Cigar, Herbie), Charles Rule (Kringelein, Mr. Goldstone), Richard J. Sabellico (George) and Bonnie Walker (Electra, Mazeppa, Tessie Tura)
Theatre World
winner 1975 Award [recipient] 
  Zan Charisse
winner 1975 Award [recipient] 
  John Sheridan
Tony Award®
winner 1975 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Angela Lansbury
 1975 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Zan Charisse
 1975 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Arthur Laurents
Drama Desk Award
winner 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Angela Lansbury
 1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Bonnie Langford
winner 1975 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner] 
 Directed by Arthur Laurents
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Some PeopleRose
Small WorldRose and Herbie
Baby June and Her NewsboysBaby June, Baby Louise and The Newsboys
Mr. Goldstone, I Love YouRose and Ensemble
Little LambLouise
You'll Never Get Away From MeRose and Herbie
Dainty June and Her FarmboysDainty June, Louise and Farmboys
If Momma Was MarriedLouise and June
All I Need Is the GirlTulsa and Louise
Everything's Coming Up RosesRose
Madame Rose's ToreadorablesLouise and The Hollywood Blondes
Together, Wherever We GoRose, Louise and Herbie
You Gotta Get a GimmickTessie Tura, Mazeppa and Electra
Small World (Reprise) Rose
Let Me Entertain YouLouise and Company
Rose's TurnRose