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Canterbury Tales   

 
Rialto Theatre, (2/12/1980 - 2/24/1980)
First Preview: Feb 08, 1980 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Feb 12, 1980    
Closing Date: Feb 24, 1980 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: A four day Pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral. Late 1300s.



Production Staff
Theatre Operated by Loubern Broadway, Inc.
Produced by Burry Fredrik and Bruce Schwartz
This production originally produced by Equity Library Theatre
Book by Martin Starkie and Nevill Coghill; Music by Richard Hill and John Hawkins; Lyrics by Nevill Coghill; Based on the book by Geoffrey Chaucer; Musical Director: John Kroner; Based on the translation of Chaucer by Nevill Coghill; Vocal arrangements by John Kroner
Directed by Robert Johanson; Choreographed by Randy Hugill
Scenic Design by Michael Anania; Costume Design by Sigrid Insull; Lighting Design by Gregg Marriner
General Manager: David Lawlor
Production Stage Manager: M. R. Jacobs; Stage Manager: Jim R. Sprague and David Asher
Percussion: William Strauss; Bass: Zev Katz; Trumpets: Robert Sayer and Joseph Shufle; Trombone: Steven Calia; Keyboard: John Kroner; Guitar: Robert Felstein
General Press Representative: Shirley Herz, Jan Greenberg and Sam Rudy; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Gary Wheeler
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International
Cast
Win AtkinsMiller
Kaylyn DillehayMolly
Guenevere
Andy FerrellYeoman
John
King Arthur
Ted Houck, Jr.Steward
The Carpenter
Placebo
George MaguireHost
Pluto
Earl McCarrollChaucer
January
Vance MizelleMerchant
Gervase
Krista NeumannAlison
The Sweetheart
Polly PenCook
Miller's Wife
Duenna
K. K. PreeceNun
Proserpina
Maureen SaduskWife of Bath
Old Woman
Mimi SherwinPrioress
Richard StillmanClerk
Robin
Page
Horse
Robert StoeckleKnight
Robert TetirickSquire
Nicholas
Damian
Horse
Andrew TrainesFriar
Justinus
Martin WalshPardoner
Executioner
Kelly WaltersSummoner
Absalon
Alan
Tricia WithamMay
Understudies: David Asher (Damian, Executioner, Friar, Horse, Host, Justinus, Knight, Nicholas, Pardoner, Pluto, Squire), Andy Ferrell (Clerk, Horse, Page, Robin), George Maguire (Chaucer, January), Kim Morgan (Alison, Cook, Duenna, Guenevere, May, Miller's Wife, Molly, The Sweetheart), Polly Pen (Nun, Prioress, Proserpina), K. K. Preece (Old Woman, Wife of Bath), Richard Stillman (Absalon, Alan, John, King Arthur, Summoner, Yeoman), Andrew Traines (Merchant, Miller) and Martin Walsh (Placebo, Steward, The Carpenter)
music by Richard Hill and John Hawkins; lyrics by Nevill Coghill
ACT 1 Sung By
Welcome SongHost and Company
Goodnight HymnCompany
Canterbury DayCompany
Horse RideCompany
I Have a Noble CockNicholas
There's the MoonNicholas and Alison
Darling Let Me Teach You How to KissAbsalon
It Depends on What You're AtWife of Bath, Nun and Company
Beer Is BestMiller, Miller's Wife, Molly, Alan and John
Love Will Conquer AllPrioress, Nun and Company
Canterbury Day (Reprise) Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Come on and Marry Me HoneyWife of Bath and Company
Where Are the Girls of YesterdayHost
April SongCompany
If She Has Never Loved BeforeJanuary and May
I'll Give My Love a RingDamian and May
Pear Tree SextetJanuary, May, Damian, Pluto, Proserpina and Merchant
What Do Women Most DesireKnight and Ladies
I Am All AblazeKnight and Sweetheart
Love Will Conquer All (Reprise) Prioress, Nun and Company