Musical - Original

Uris Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 7, 1973
  • Opening Date: November 13, 1973
  • Closing Date: February 19, 1974
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 103

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: Frederick Loewe


A young French girl being groomed for the life of a courtesan attracts the attention of an older playboy whom she had always considered a friend, in Lerner and Loewe's stage adaptation of their 1958 film musical, based on Colette's novel.


Opening Night Cast

Alfred Drake in Gigi Alfred Drake Honore Lachailles
Maria Karnilova Inez Alvarez
Daniel Massey Gaston Lachailles
Agnes Moorehead Aunt Alicia
Karin Wolfe Gigi
Sandahl Bergman in Gigi Sandahl Bergman Liane d'Exelmans
John Dorrin Maitre Duclos
Truman Gaige Manuel
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
  Frederick Loewe Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
  Joseph Hardy Director
  Onna White Choreographer
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Actor in a Musical Alfred Drake Nominee
1974 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Oliver Messel Nominee
1974 Original Score Frederick Loewe
Alan Jay Lerner
1974 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Oliver Smith Nominee
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