The Body Beautiful

Musical - Original

Broadway Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 23, 1958
  • Closing Date: March 15, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 60

Music: Jerry Bock

Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick

Book: Joseph Stein, Will Glickman


A boxing manager must cope with personal problems as well as the problems of his prize boxer, a Dartmouth graduate whose girlfriend disapproves of his fighting.


Opening Night Production Credits

  Will Glickman Book
Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
Jerry Bock Jerry Bock Music
Sheldon Harnick Sheldon Harnick Lyrics
  George Schaefer Director
  Herbert Ross Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1957 - 1958

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