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Helen Hayes Theatre , (9/14/1980 - 9/28/1980)
First Preview:Sep 04, 1980 Total Previews:12
Opening Date:Sep 14, 1980   
Closing Date:Sep 28, 1980 Total Performances:17

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Comments: From London

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Theatre Operated by Lester Osterman
Produced by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Isobel Robins Konecky, The Fisher Theatre Foundation and Folger Theatre Group (Louis W. Scheeder, Michael Sheehan, Producers)
Book by David Rogers; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by David Rogers; Based on the novel "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes; Musical Director: Liza Redfield; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Additional vocal arrangements by Tom Fay
Directed by Louis W. Scheeder; Choreographed by Virginia Freeman
Scenic Design by Kate Edmunds; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Hugh Lester; Sound Design by William H. Clements
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Michael Lonergan
Production Stage Manager: Martha Knight; Stage Manager: Peter Dowling
Conducted by Liza Redfield
Dance Captain: Sydney Anderson; General Press Representative: Alpert / LeVine and Mark Goldstaub; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi
P. J. Benjamin Charlie
Matthew Duda Little Charlie
Edward Earle Dr. Strauss
Sandy Faison Alice Kinnian
Nancy Franklin Mrs. Donner
Patrick Jude Frank
Julienne Marie Charlie's Mother
Loida Santos Lita
Robert Sevra Dr. Nemur
Michael Vita Charlie's Father
Standbys: Sydney Anderson (Charlie's Mother, Lita, Mrs. Donner), R. D. Robb (Little Charlie), Michael Vita (Dr. Strauss, Frank) and Philip Alan Witt (Charlie, Charlie's Father, Dr. Nemur)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by David Rogers
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by David Rogers
ACT 1Sung By
Have I the Right Alice Kinnian, Dr. Nemur and Dr. Strauss
I Got a Friend Charlie
I Got a Friend (Reprise)Charlie and Alice Kinnian
Some Bright Morning Dr. Nemur, Charlie, Dr. Strauss and Alice Kinnian
Jelly Donuts and Chocolate Cake Mrs. Donner, Lita and Frank
Hey Look at Me Charlie and Alice Kinnian
Reading Charlie and Alice Kinnian
No Surprises Alice Kinnian
Midnight Riding Frank and Lita
Dream Safe with Me Charlie's Mother
Not Another Day Like This Charlie's Mother and Charlie's Father
Somebody New Mrs. Donner and Charlie
I Can't Tell You Charlie
Now Charlie and Alice Kinnian
Charlie and Algernon Charlie
The Maze Charlie
Whatever Time There Is Alice Kinnian and Charlie
Everything Was Perfect Dr. Strauss and Dr. Nemur
Charlie Charlie
I Really Loved You Charlie
Whatever Time There Is (Reprise)Alice Kinnian