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Gigi   

 
Uris Theatre , (11/13/1973 - 2/10/1974)
First Preview:Nov 07, 1973 Total Previews:7
Opening Date:Nov 13, 1973   
Closing Date:Feb 10, 1974 Total Performances:103

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris (mostly) at the turn of the century.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander, Joseph Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher
Produced by Saint Subber and Edwin Lester
Originally produced by Los Angeles & San Francisco Civic Light Opera
Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on the novel by Colette; Musical Director: Ross Reimueller; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Assistant Musical Dir.: Bruce Ferden
Directed by Joseph Hardy; Choreographed by Onna White
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Oliver Messel; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Scenic Assistant to Mr. Smith: Jack Brown and David Guthrie; Assistant to Mr. Skelton: Mark Kruger and Patrika Brown; Hair Design by Vivienne Walker
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: James Turner
Production Manager: Bill Holland; Production Stage Manager: M. William Lettich; Operations Manager: Edward Preston; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Dorrin
Musical Associate: Harper MacKay; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Samuel Levitan; Music Copyist: Thomas P. Brown
Associate Dance Director: Martin Allen; Press Representative: Martin Shwartz and Ben Washer; Dance Captain: Sandahl Bergman; Production Coordinator: Herb Adams; Advertising: Matthew Serino, Blaine-Thompson and Ingram Ash; Master Soundman: Thomas Fitzgerald; Photographer: Otto Rothschild
Cast
Alfred Drake Honore Lachailles
Maria Karnilova Inez Alvarez
Mamita
Daniel Massey Gaston Lachailles
Agnes Moorehead Aunt Alicia
Karin Wolfe Gigi
Sandahl Bergman Liane d'Exelmans
John Dorrin Maitre Duclos
Truman Gaige Manuel
Joe Ross A French Head Waiter
A French Receptionist
A French Telephone Installer
A French Maitre d'Hotel
Richard Woods Maitre Du Fresne
Thomas Anthony Liane's Dance Partner
Ensemble
Alvin Beam Ensemble
Russ Beasley Ensemble
Andy Bew An Artist
Robyn Blair Ensemble
Leonard John Crofoot Waiter
Law Clerk
Ensemble
Judy Cummings Ensemble
Gordon De Vol Charles
Mamita's butler
Ensemble
Randy Di Grazio Sandomir
Ensemble
Gregory B. Drotar Dancing Teacher
Ensemble
Margit Haut Ensemble
Andy Keyser Ensemble
Clyde Laurents Ensemble
Diane Lauridsen Ensemble
Merilee Magnuson Ensemble
Kelley Maxwell Ensemble
Jean McLaughlin Ensemble
Vickie Patik Ensemble
Susan Plantt Ensemble
Joel Pressman A Count
Ensemble
Thomas Stanton Waiter
Law Clerk
Ensemble
Marie Tillmans Ensemble
Sallie True Ensemble
Standbys: Patricia Arnell (Gigi), Larry Keith (Honore Lachailles) and Louise Kirtland (Aunt Alicia, Inez Alvarez)
Understudies: Bjarne Buchtrup (Swing Dancer), Gordon De Vol (Gaston Lachailles), John Dorrin (Maitre Du Fresne, Manuel), Joel Pressman (A French Head Waiter, A French Maitre d'Hotel, A French Receptionist, A French Telephone Installer) and Marie Tillmans (Liane d'Exelmans)
Tony Award®
winner 1974 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
 1974 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Alfred Drake
 1974 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Oliver Smith
 1974 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Oliver Messel
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
Thank Heaven for Little Girls Honore Lachailles
It's a Bore Honore Lachailles and Gaston Lachailles
The Earth and Other Minor Things Gigi
Paris Is Paris Again Honore Lachailles and Ensemble
She's Not Thinking of Me Gaston Lachailles
It's a Bore (Reprise)Honore Lachailles, Gaston Lachailles, Manuel and Aunt Alicia
The Night They Invented Champagne Gigi, Gaston Lachailles and Mamita
I Remember It Well Honore Lachailles and Mamita
I Never Want to Go Home Again Gigi and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Gigi Gaston Lachailles
The Contract Aunt Alicia, Mamita, Maitre Duclos and Maitre Du Fresne
I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore Honore Lachailles
In This Wide,Wide World Gigi
Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Reprise)Honore Lachailles