A Little Night Music

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre (February 25, 1973 - September 15, 1973)
Majestic Theatre (September 17, 1973 - August 03, 1974)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 15, 1973
  • Opening Date: February 25, 1973
  • Closing Date: August 3, 1974
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 601

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim

Book: Hugh Wheeler

Synopsis

Sondheim's 1973 musical, based on the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, follows aging actress Desiree Armfeldt, her mother Madame Armfeldt, and a series of interwoven love affairs during one eventful weekend in the country.

 

Opening Night Cast

Len Cariou in A Little Night Music Len Cariou Frederik Egerman
Hermione Gingold Madame Armfeldt
Glynis Johns Desiree Armfeldt
George Lee Andrews in A Little Night Music George Lee Andrews Frid
D'Jamin Bartlett Petra
Despo Malla
Patricia Elliott Countess Charlotte Malcolm
Beth Fowler in A Little Night Music Beth Fowler Mrs. Segstrom
See Full Opening Night Cast

Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Wheeler Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
Harold Prince Harold Prince Director
Patricia Birch Patricia Birch Choreographer
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
See Full Opening Night Production credits
See More
 

Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Most Promising Performer D'Jamin Bartlett Winner
1973 Outstanding Book of a Musical Hugh Wheeler Winner
1973 Outstanding Director Harold Prince Winner
1973 Outstanding Lyrics Stephen Sondheim Winner
1973 Outstanding Music Stephen Sondheim Winner
1973 Outstanding Performance Glynis Johns Winner
1973 Outstanding Performance Patricia Elliott Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Best Musical Stephen Sondheim
Hugh Wheeler
Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Theatre World Award Patricia Elliott Winner
1973 Theatre World Award D'Jamin Bartlett Winner
1973 Theatre World Award Laurence Guittard Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Actor in a Musical Len Cariou Nominee
1973 Actress in a Musical Glynis Johns Winner
1973 Book of a Musical Hugh Wheeler Winner
1973 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Florence Klotz Winner
1973 Direction of a Musical Harold Prince Nominee
1973 Featured Actor in a Musical Laurence Guittard Nominee
1973 Featured Actress in a Musical Hermione Gingold Nominee
1973 Featured Actress in a Musical Patricia Elliott Winner
1973 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Tharon Musser Nominee
1973 Musical   Winner
1973 Original Score Stephen Sondheim Winner
1973 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Boris Aronson Nominee
 
Name:
Email:
You are submitting a comment about: The page you are currently on: A Little Night Music on Broadway - Information, Cast, Crew, Synopsis and Photos - Playbill Vault
The website in general
What are you writing about?
Who are you?
Explain your reason for writing to us