Seesaw

Musical - Original

Uris Theatre (March 13, 1973 - July 21, 1973)
Mark Hellinger Theatre (August 01, 1973 - December 08, 1973)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 19, 1973
  • Opening Date: March 18, 1973
  • Closing Date: December 8, 1973
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 296

Book: Michael Bennett

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Dorothy Fields

Synopsis

A straight-laced lawyer has a love affair with an uninhibited dancer in New York, in Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Michael Bennett's musical adaptation of William Gibson's play Two for the Seesaw.

 

Opening Night Cast

Ken Howard Jerry Ryan
Michele Lee Gittel Mosca
Giancarlo Esposito in Seesaw Giancarlo Esposito Julio Gonzales
Cecelia Norfleet Sophie
LaMonté Peterson Sparkle
Tommy Tune in Seesaw Tommy Tune David
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Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Book
Cy Coleman Cy Coleman Music
Dorothy Fields Dorothy Fields Lyrics
Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Director
Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Choreographer
  Grover Dale Co - Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Performance Michele Lee Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Best Musical Cy Coleman
Dorothy Fields
Michael Bennett
Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Michele Lee Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Actress in a Musical Michele Lee Nominee
1974 Book of a Musical Michael Bennett Nominee
1974 Choreography Michael Bennett Winner
1974 Direction of a Musical Michael Bennett Nominee
1974 Featured Actor in a Musical Tommy Tune Winner
1974 Musical   Nominee
1974 Original Score Cy Coleman
Dorothy Fields
Nominee
 
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