Musical - Original

Broadhurst Theatre (June 22, 1976 - September 13, 1976)
Plymouth Theatre (September 15, 1976 - January 09, 1977)
Ambassador Theatre (January 12, 1977 - September 04, 1977)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: June 17, 1976
  • Opening Date: June 22, 1976
  • Closing Date: September 4, 1977
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 527

Music: Stephen Schwartz

New Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz


The Gospel According to St. Matthew is presented in a series of skits and songs, with Jesus and his disciples presented as loving clowns, in this musical featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz, conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak.


Opening Night Production Credits

Stephen Schwartz Stephen Schwartz Music
  Peggy Gordon Music for "By My Side"
Stephen Schwartz Stephen Schwartz New Lyrics
  Jay Hamburger Lyrics for "By My Side"
  John-Michael Tebelak Director
  Susan Tsu Costume Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Original Score Stephen Schwartz Nominee
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