The Apple Tree

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 5, 1966
  • Opening Date: October 18, 1966
  • Closing Date: November 25, 1967
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 463

Book: Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick

Music: Jerry Bock

Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick


Three one-act musicals about men, women and temptation, based on stories by Mark Twain, Frank R. Stockton and Jules Feiffer.


Opening Night Cast

Alan Alda in The Apple Tree Alan Alda Captain Sanjar (Part 2)
Adam (Part 1)
Flip, the Prince, Charming (Part 3)
Larry Blyden Snake (Part 1)
Narrator (Part 3)
Balladeer (Part 2)
Barbara Harris in The Apple Tree Barbara Harris Princess Barbára (Part 2)
Eve (Part 1)
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Opening Night Production Credits

Jerry Bock Jerry Bock Book
Sheldon Harnick Sheldon Harnick Book
Jerry Bock Jerry Bock Music
Sheldon Harnick Sheldon Harnick Lyrics
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director
  Herbert Ross Additional musical staging
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Actor in a Musical Alan Alda Nominee
1967 Actress in a Musical Barbara Harris Winner
1967 Choreography Lee Theodore Nominee
1967 Composer and Lyricist Jerry Bock
Sheldon Harnick
1967 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Tony Walton Nominee
1967 Direction of a Musical Mike Nichols Nominee
1967 Musical   Nominee
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