The Robber Bridegroom

Musical - Original

Biltmore Theatre

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  • First Preview: September 28, 1976
  • Opening Date: October 9, 1976
  • Closing Date: February 13, 1977
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 145

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

Barry Bostwick in The Robber Bridegroom Barry Bostwick Jamie Lockhart
Rhonda Coullet Rosamund
Barbara Lang Salome
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alfred Uhry Alfred Uhry Book
  Robert Waldman Music
Alfred Uhry Alfred Uhry Lyrics
  Gerald Freedman 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
1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Barry Bostwick Nominee
1977 Outstanding Choreography Donald Saddler Nominee
1977 Outstanding Director of a Musical Gerald Freedman Nominee
1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Barbara Lang Nominee
1977 Outstanding Lyrics Alfred Uhry Nominee
1977 Outstanding Music Robert Waldman Nominee
1977 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
1976 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
1977 Outstanding Set Design Douglas W. Schmidt Nominee
1976 Unique Theatrical Experience   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Actor in a Musical Barry Bostwick Winner
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