King of Hearts

Musical - Original

Minskoff Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 17, 1978
  • Opening Date: October 22, 1978
  • Closing Date: December 3, 1978
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 48

Music: Peter Link

Lyrics: Jacob Brackman

Book: Joseph Stein


An American soldier in World War I stays in a deserted French town which proves to be occupied by carefree, escaped inmates from the local asylum.


Opening Night Cast

Don Scardino in King of Hearts Don Scardino Private Johnny Perkins
Scott Allen Hans
Pamela Blair in King of Hearts Pamela Blair Jeunefille
Millicent Martin Madeleine
Gary Morgan Demosthenes
Bob Gunton Raoul
Gordon Joseph  Weiss in King of Hearts Gordon Joseph Weiss Claude
Scott Barnes Siegfried
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Opening Night Production Credits

Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
  Peter Link Music
  Jacob Brackman Lyricist
  Ron Field Director
  Ron Field Choreographer
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Costume Design Patricia Zipprodt Winner
1979 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Bob Gunton Nominee
1979 Outstanding Set Design Santo Loquasto Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Featured Actress in a Musical Millicent Martin Nominee
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