Musical - Revival

Minskoff Theatre

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  • First Preview: April 16, 1981
  • Opening Date: April 30, 1981
  • Closing Date: May 3, 1981
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 5

Lyrics: Cole Porter

Music: Cole Porter

Book: Abe Burrows


The owner of a dance club in 1890s Paris must contend with a judge who wishes to close the club down for its lascivious dancing — but who can't help falling for the owner's charms.


Opening Night Cast

Ron Husmann Judge Aristide Forestier
Zizi Jeanmaire The Snake
La Mome Pistache
Avery Schreiber Boris Adzinidzinadze
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Opening Night Production Credits

Abe Burrows Abe Burrows Book
Cole Porter Cole Porter Music
Cole Porter Cole Porter Lyrics
Abe Burrows Abe Burrows Director
  Roland Petit Staging and Choreography for Entire Production
  David Mitchell Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Choreography Roland Petit Nominee
1981 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Franca Squarciapino Nominee
1981 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) David Mitchell Nominee
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