The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: May 11, 1965
  • Opening Date: May 16, 1965
  • Closing Date: December 4, 1965
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 231

Lyrics: Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse

Book: Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse

Music: Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse

Synopsis

The scrappy but poor Cocky routinely survives the abuse of the well-born and powerful Sir as they play the Game of Life, in Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley's allegorical musical.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Leslie Bricusse Leslie Bricusse Book
  Anthony Newley Book
Leslie Bricusse Leslie Bricusse Music
  Anthony Newley Music
Leslie Bricusse Leslie Bricusse Lyrics
  Anthony Newley Lyrics
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Awards


Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1965 Composer and Lyricist Leslie Bricusse
Anthony Newley
Nominee
1965 Theatre World Award Joyce Jillson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1965 Actor in a Musical Cyril Ritchard Nominee
1965 Composer and Lyricist Leslie Bricusse
Anthony Newley
Nominee
1965 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Freddy Wittop Nominee
1965 Direction of a Musical Anthony Newley Nominee
1965 Producer of a Musical David Merrick Nominee
1965 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Sean Kenny Nominee
 
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