The Robber Bridegroom

Musical - Original

Harkness Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 6, 1975
  • Opening Date: October 7, 1975
  • Closing Date: October 18, 1975
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 14

Music: Robert Waldman

Lyrics: Alfred Uhry

Book: Alfred Uhry


A robber in disguise falls for a pretty farmer's daughter in Robert Waldman and Alfred Uhry's musical adaptation of the Eudora Welty novel.


Opening Night Cast

Robert Bacigalupi Goat
Brooks Baldwin Kyle Nunnery
Glynis Bell in The Robber Bridegroom Glynis Bell Goat's Mother
Cynthia Dickason Queenie Sue Stevens
Peter Dvorsky Ernie Summers
Sandra Halperin Airie
J. W. Harper Little Harp
Elaine Hausman A Raven
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alfred Uhry Alfred Uhry Book
  Robert Waldman Music
Alfred Uhry Alfred Uhry Lyrics
  Gerald Freedman Production Director
Donald Saddler Donald Saddler Choreographer
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Scenic Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
1976 Outstanding Choreography Donald Saddler Nominee
1976 Outstanding Director of a Musical Gerald Freedman Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Mary Lou Rosato Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Book of a Musical Alfred Uhry Nominee
1976 Featured Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
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