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King of Hearts   
A New Musical

Minskoff Theatre, (10/22/1978 - 12/03/1978)
First Preview: Oct 17, 1978 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Oct 22, 1978    
Closing Date: Dec 03, 1978 Total Performances: 48

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The French town of DuTemps and the trenches that surround it. One day in September, 1918, toward the end of World War I.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization
Produced by Joseph Kipness and Patty Grubman; Produced in association with Jerome Minskoff; Associate Producer: Lee Minskoff and Charlotte Dicker
Book by Joseph Stein; Music by Peter Link; Lyrics by Jacob Brackman; Musical Director: Karen Gustafson; Dance arrangements by Dorothea Freitag; Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn; Based upon an original Screenplay by Philippe De Broca, Maurice Bessy and Daniel Boulanger
Directed by Ron Field; Choreographed by Ron Field
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Sound Design by Jack Shearing; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss; Associate Gen. Mgr: Gary Gunas; Company Manager: Bob Skerry
Production Stage Manager: Janet Beroza; Stage Manager: Clint Jakeman and Robert Schear
Assistant to the Director: John Calvert; Asst. to the Choreographer: Marianne Selbert; Production Associate: Nan Pearlman; General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Press Representative: Patt Dale, Beatrice Da Silva and Glen Gary; Casting: Peter Cereghetti; Aerial Instructor: Warren Bacon; Dance Captain: Spence Ford; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Assistant to Wilbur: Howard Mammano; Animal Trainer: Animal Actors Inc.
Scott AllenHans
Scott BarnesSiegfried
Roger BerdahlFritz
Pamela BlairJeunefille
La Jeine Fille
Robert BrubachFrank
Richard ChristopherPhillip
Jay DevlinLieutenant McNeill
Marilyn D'HonauSimone
La Ballerine
Isabelle FarrellDahlia
La Servante
Harry FawcettSteve
Maria GuidaTherese
La Maman
Bob GuntonRaoul
Le Patron du Círque
Mitzi HamiltonGenevieve
La Courtisane
Jamie HaskinsTom
Rex David HaysJacques
Le Fermier
Karl HeistWillie
Millicent MartinMadeleine
La Madame
Michael McCartyDuBac
Le Monseigneur
Gary MorganDemosthenes
Le Muet
Bryan NicholasPhilippe
Le Maitre d'Hotel
Alexander OrfalyKapitan Kost
Neva Rae PowersValerie
La Flutiste
Gerrianne RaphaelIsolde
La Chanteuse d'Opéra
Will RoyHenri
Le Duc
Donald ScardinoPrivate Johnny Perkins
Timothy ScottGuy-Louis
Le Petit Garçon
John ScoullarJoe
Julia ShelleyMarie-Claire
La Duchesse
David ThomasM. Clichy
Le Photographe
Timothy WallaceKarl
Gordon Joseph WeissClaude
Le Coiffeur
WilburMonsieur Cochon
Le Porc
Understudies: Richard Christopher (Lieutenant McNeill), Marilyn D'Honau (Marie-Claire), Harry Fawcett (Private Johnny Perkins), Spence Ford (Dahlia, Genevieve, Isolde, Simone, Therese, Valerie), Rex David Hays (Raoul), Navarre Matlovsky (Guy-Louis, Philippe), Bryan Nicholas (Henri), Neva Rae Powers (Jeunefille), Gerrianne Raphael (Madeleine), Timothy Scott (Claude, Demosthenes) and Timothy Wallace (DuBac, Jacques, Kapitan Kost, M. Clichy)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Millicent Martin
Drama Desk Award
 1979 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Bob Gunton
winner 1979 Outstanding Costume Design [winner] 
  Patricia Zipprodt
 1979 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto
music by Peter Link; lyrics by Jacob Brackman
ACT 1 Sung By
A Stain on the NameInmates
Deja VuMadeleine (La Madame)
Promenade (The Transformation)Inmates
Turn AroundMadeleine (La Madame) and Inmates
Nothing, Only LoveJeunefille (La Jeine Fille), Johnny and Madeleine (La Madame)
King of HeartsDemosthenes (Le Muet), Jeunefille (La Jeine Fille), Raoul (Le Patron du Círque), Madeleine (La Madame) and Inmates
Close Upon the HourJohnny
A Brand New Day (The Coronation)DuBac (Le Monseigneur), Johnny and Inmates
ACT 2 Sung By
Le Grand Cirque de ProvenceRaoul (Le Patron du Círque) and Inmates
Hey, Look at Me, Mrs. DrabaJohnny
Going Home TomorrowSoldiers
Somewhere Is HereMadeleine (La Madame)
Nothing, Only Love (Reprise) Raoul (Le Patron du Círque), Madeleine (La Madame), Jeunefille (La Jeine Fille) and Johnny
March, March, MarchJohnny and Inmates