Dance a Little Closer

Musical - Original

Minskoff Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 16, 1983
  • Opening Date: May 11, 1983
  • Closing Date: May 11, 1983
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 1

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: Charles Strouse


An American entertainer performing at a luxury hotel in the Austrian Alps encounters an old American flame, now posing as a British lady and in a relationship with a foreign diplomat, as the NATO-Soviet conflict moves toward World War III, in Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner's musical adaptation of Robert E. Sherwood's play Idiot's Delight.


Opening Night Cast

Len Cariou in Dance a Little Closer Len Cariou Harry Aikens
Liz Robertson Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
George Rose Dr. Josef Winkler
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
Charles Strouse Charles Strouse Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Director
  Billy Wilson Musical Staging
  Billy Wilson Choreographer
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