Canterbury Tales

Musical - Revival

Rialto Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 8, 1980
  • Opening Date: February 12, 1980
  • Closing Date: February 24, 1980
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 16

Lyrics: Neville Coghill

Book: Neville Coghill, Martin Starkie

Music: John Hawkins, Richard Hill


A group of pilgrims entertain each other with stories of love, deception and bawdy humor en route to the tomb of St. Thomas-Becket in Canterbury. A musical adaptation of the "tales" written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the late 1300s.


Opening Night Cast

Irwin Atkins Miller
Kaylyn Dillehay Molly
Andy Ferrell Yeoman
King Arthur
Ted Houck, Jr. Placebo
The Carpenter
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Neville Coghill Based on the translation of Chaucer
  Martin Starkie Book
  Neville Coghill Book
  Richard Hill Music
  John Hawkins Music
  Neville Coghill Lyrics
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