Brigadoon

Musical - Original

Ziegfeld Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 13, 1947
  • Closing Date: July 31, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 581

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: Frederick Loewe

Synopsis

Two Americans game-hunting in Scotland happen upon a mysterious village in which the people dress and speak as if from another era. One of the Americans is drawn to one of the Scottish lasses and must choose between the magical Brigadoon and his conventional fiancée back in New York.

 

Opening Night Cast

Delbert Anderson Stuart Dalrymple
Singer
Nathan Baker Dancer
Marion Bell Fiona MacLaren
Forrest Bonshire Dancer
Kay Borron Singer
Virginia Bosler Jean MacLaren
Pamela Britton Meg Brockie
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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
  Robert Lewis Staging
  Agnes de Mille Choreographer
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1946 - 1947

 
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Awards


New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Best Musical Frederick Loewe
Alan Jay Lerner
Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Theatre World Award James Mitchell Winner
1947 Theatre World Award George Keane Winner
1947 Theatre World Award Marion Bell Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Choreography Agnes de Mille Winner
 
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