Musical - Revival

New York State Theatre

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  • First Preview: June 30, 1980
  • Opening Date: July 8, 1980
  • Closing Date: August 23, 1980
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 56

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: Frederick Loewe


King Arthur founds the kingdom of Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table, who fight for justice and right, only to see his ideal crumble when his wife Guenevere falls in love with his favorite knight, Sir Lancelot.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Burton in Camelot Richard Burton Arthur
Christine Ebersole in Camelot Christine Ebersole Guenevere
Richard Muenz in Camelot Richard Muenz Lancelot Du Lac
Robert Fox Mordred
William Parry in Camelot William Parry Sir Dinadan
James Valentine Friar
King Pellinore
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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
  Frank Dunlop Director
Moss Hart Moss Hart Original New York Production Director
  Buddy Schwab Choreographer
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Featured Actor in a Musical Paxton Whitehead Nominee
1981 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
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