Pal Joey

Musical - Revival

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 3, 1952
  • Closing Date: April 18, 1953
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 540

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Lorenz Hart

Book: John O'Hara


Joey, a second-rate Chicago entertainer, two-times a married society dame and a naïve chorus girl. Based on the novel by John O'Hara and scored by Rodgers & Hart.


Opening Night Cast

Harold Lang Joey Evans
Vivienne Segal Vera Simpson
Helen Gallagher in Pal Joey Helen Gallagher Gladys Bumps
Lionel Stander Ludlow Lowell
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Opening Night Production Credits

John O'Hara John O'Hara Book
Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Music
Lorenz Hart Lorenz Hart Lyrics
  David Alexander Director
  Robert Alton Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by
  Neil C. Hartley Production Stage Manager
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1952 Best Musical Richard Rodgers
Lorenz Hart
John O'Hara

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1952 Choreography Robert Alton Winner
1952 Conductor and Musical Director Max Meth Winner
1952 Featured Actress in a Musical Helen Gallagher Winner
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