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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (4/25/1976 - 6/05/1976)
First Preview:Apr 15, 1976 Total Previews:14
Opening Date:Apr 25, 1976   
Closing Date:Jun 05, 1976 Total Performances:48

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander; Theatre Operated by Arthur Rubin
Produced by Richard Adler; Produced in association with Roger Berlind and Edward R. Downe, Jr.
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Book by Sherman Yellen; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Dance arrangements by David Baker
Directed by Edwin Sherin; Choreographed by Dania Krupska
Scenic Design by John Conklin; Costume Design by John Conklin; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Hair Design by Werner Sherer; Make-Up Consultant: Jaine Aldinger and Jennifer Crandall
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc., Edward H. Davis and William Court Cohen; Company Manager: Leo K. Cohen
Production Stage Manager: Bob Bernard; Stage Manager: Jack Timmers; Technical Supervisor: Mitch Miller
Original Broadway Cast Album Recorded by RCA Records; Music published by Williamson Music, Inc. and Mayerling Productions, Ltd.; Musical Supervision and Copying: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Casting: Judith Abbott; Dance Captain: Gerald R. Teijelo, Jr.; Photographer: Martha Swope; Wrestling Advisor: John Andosca
Cast
Nicol Williamson Henry VIII, King of England
Tom Aldredge Will Somers
Penny Fuller Anne Boleyn
Princess Elizabeth
Barbara Andres Queen Catherine of England
Glenn Close Princess Mary
Martha Danielle Queen Claude of France
Lady Margaret
Queen Katherine Parr of England
Dennis Daniels Second Guard
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Ed Evanko Mark Smeaton
Harry Fawcett Ensemble
Paul Forrest Ensemble
Pat Gideon Ensemble
Merwin Goldsmith Comus
William Griffis Cardinal Wolsey
Ken Henley First Guard
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Dawn Herbert Ensemble
Robin Hoff Ensemble
Don Johanson Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Michael John Prince Edward
Keith Koppmeier Dauphin
Jim Litten Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Craig Lucas Ensemble
Carol Jo Lugenbeal Ensemble
Valerie Mahaffey Catherine Howard
Ensemble
G. Eugene Moose Ensemble
Stephen D. Newman Francis, King of France
Jeff Phillips French Herald
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Charles Rule Norfolk
Ensemble
Danny Ruvolo English Herald
Ensemble
Sword and Morris Dancer
Sparky Shapiro Young Princess Elizabeth
April Shawhan Lady Jane Seymour
Lillian Shelby Nurse
Ensemble
Jo Speros Ensemble
Gerald R. Teijelo, Jr. Thomas Cromwell
Ensemble
Candace Tovar Ensemble
John Ulrickson Ensemble
Melanie Vaughan Lady in Waiting
Ensemble
Understudies: Martha Danielle (Anne Boleyn), Pat Gideon (Lady Margaret, Princess Mary), Michael John (Dauphin), Keith Koppmeier (Prince Edward), Craig Lucas (Mark Smeaton), Carol Jo Lugenbeal (Lady Jane Seymour, Princess Elizabeth), Valerie Mahaffey (Queen Claude of France), Stephen D. Newman (Henry VIII, King of England), Jeff Phillips (Will Somers), Charles Rule (Cardinal Wolsey), Lillian Shelby (Queen Catherine of England), Gerald R. Teijelo, Jr. (Comus, Francis, King of France) and Candace Tovar (Queen Katherine Parr of England)
Drama Desk Award
 1976 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Nicol Williamson
 1976 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Penny Fuller
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
ACT 1Sung By
No Song More Pleasing Mark Smeaton
The Field of Cloth of Gold Company
Where Is My Son? Company
Basse Dances Company
The Chase Comus, Will Somers, Mark Smeaton and Gentlemen
Away From You Henry VIII, King of England
As Once I Loved You Catherine Howard
Away From You (Reprise)Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII, King of England
Elizabeth Mark Smeaton, Lady Margaret and Lady in Waiting
No Song More Pleasing (Reprise)Lady Jane Seymour and Henry VIII, King of England
So Much You Loved Me Anne Boleyn
So Much You Loved Me (Reprise)Anne Boleyn
Te Deum Company
ACT 2Sung By
Christmas at Hampton Court Princess Elizabeth, Prince Edward and Princess Mary
The Wee Golden Warrior Will Somers, Prince Edward, Princess Elizabeth, Ladies and Gentlemen
The Masque Will Somers, Prince Edward, Princess Elizabeth, Princess Mary, Ladies and Gentlemen
Sword Dance Sword Dancers
From Afar Henry VIII, King of England
In Time Princess Elizabeth and Will Somers
In Time (Reprise)Princess Elizabeth and Prince Edward
Te Deum (Reprise)Company