Musical - Original

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 23, 1969
  • Closing Date: January 3, 1970
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 84

Lyrics: Bill Jacob, Patti Jacob

Music: Bill Jacob, Patti Jacob

Book: Melville Shavelson


The glamorous life of James J. "Jimmy" Walker, mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932, is musicalized.


Opening Night Cast

Barbara Andres Singer
John D. Anthony Process Server
Edward Becker Singer
Francis Xavier Aloysius O'Toole
Andy Bew Dancer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Melville Shavelson Book
  Bill Jacob Music
  Patti Jacob Music
  Bill Jacob Lyrics
  Patti Jacob Lyrics
  Joseph Anthony Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1969 - 1970

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Costume Design (Play or Musical) W. Robert LaVine Nominee
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