Musical - Original

Broadway Theatre

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  • First Preview: September 11, 1972
  • Opening Date: October 9, 1972
  • Closing Date: October 21, 1972
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 16

Music: Galt MacDermot

Lyrics: Gerome Ragni

Book: Gerome Ragni


This freely structured rock musical asks the big questions about life and death across age and earthly boundaries.


Opening Night Cast

Billy Alessi Extra
Bobby Alessi Esso
Rae Allen Reba
Salome Bey Mother Earth
Alan Braunstein Hero
Nell Carter in Dude Nell Carter Suzie Moon
Ralph Carter Dude (as a boy)
Carol Estey Noname
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Opening Night Production Credits

Gerome Ragni Gerome Ragni Book
Galt MacDermot Galt MacDermot Music
Gerome Ragni Gerome Ragni Lyrics
  Tom O'Horgan Director
Eugene Lee Eugene Lee Production Design
  Franne Lee Production Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Most Promising Performer Ralph Carter Winner
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