Musical - Revival

City Center

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: September 11, 1957
  • Closing Date: September 29, 1957
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 24

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

Book: Oscar Hammerstein II


Brash carousel barker Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan, a quiet girl who works in the mill, fall in love, marry, and have a stormy relationship that leads to tragedy and an attempt at mending old wounds from beyond the grave, in Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical adaptation of Ferenc Molnar's play, Liliom.


Opening Night Cast

Jimmy Albright Dancer
Bruce Baggett Principal
Don Becker Townsperson
Patricia Birsh Dancer
Jane Burke Townsperson
Verna Cain Dancer
Charles J. Carrow Dancer
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Opening Night Production Credits

Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Book
Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Music
Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Lyrics
  John Fearnley Staging
  Robert Pagent Staging
Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Choreographer
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1958 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Oliver Smith Nominee
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