All American

Musical - Original

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 19, 1962
  • Closing Date: May 26, 1962
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 80

Music: Charles Strouse

Lyrics: Lee Adams

Book: Mel Brooks


A European professor tries to adjust to the American college life in Charles Strouse, Lee Adams and Mel Brooks' musical adaptation of Robert Lewis Taylor's novel Professor Fodorski.


Opening Night Cast

Ray Bolger in All American Ray Bolger Professor Fodorski
Anita Gillette Susan
Eileen Herlie Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
Ron Husmann Edwin Bricker
Fritz Weaver in All American Fritz Weaver Henderson
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Opening Night Production Credits

Mel Brooks Mel Brooks Book
Charles Strouse Charles Strouse Music
Lee Adams Lee Adams Lyrics
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Danny Daniels Choreographer
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Actor in a Musical Ray Bolger Nominee
1962 Direction of a Musical Joshua Logan Nominee
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