The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Musical - Original

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 3, 1960
  • Closing Date: February 10, 1962
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 532

Lyrics: Meredith Willson

Music: Meredith Willson

Book: Richard Morris


Spirited but poor tomboy Molly Brown marries a prospector who finds silver in Colorado that makes them rich. She finds social acceptance after surviving the Titanic, despite the problems it causes in her marriage.


Opening Night Cast

Tammy Grimes in The Unsinkable Molly Brown Tammy Grimes Molly Tobin
Harve Presnell Johnny "Leadville" Brown
Mony Daimes Princess DeLong
Mitchell Gregg Prince DeLong
Jack Harrold Monsignor Ryan
Christopher Hewett Roberts
Patricia Kelly Singer
The Grand Duchess Marie Nicholaiovna
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Richard Morris Book
Meredith Willson Meredith Willson Music
Meredith Willson Meredith Willson Lyrics
  Dore Schary Director
Peter Gennaro Peter Gennaro Choreographer
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1960 - 1961

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1961 Featured Actress in a Musical Tammy Grimes Winner
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