Musical - Revival

Minskoff Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 1, 1973
  • Opening Date: March 13, 1973
  • Closing Date: September 8, 1974
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 594

Music: Harry Tierney

Lyrics: Joseph McCarthy

Book: James Montgomery, Joseph Stein, Hugh Wheeler


A young Irish-American lass gets to model for a famous dress designer and finds love in Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy's 1919 musical comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Debbie Reynolds in Irene Debbie Reynolds Irene O'Dare
George S. Irving Madame Lucy
Patsy Kelly Mrs. O'Dare
Monte Markham Donald Marshall
Ruth Warrick Emmeline Marshall
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Wheeler Book
Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
  Harry Tierney Music
  Joseph McCarthy Lyrics
Gower Champion Gower Champion Director
John Gielgud John Gielgud Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1972 - 1973

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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Debbie Reynolds Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Theatre World Award Monte Markham Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Actress in a Musical Debbie Reynolds Nominee
1973 Choreography Peter Gennaro Nominee
1973 Featured Actor in a Musical George S. Irving Winner
1973 Featured Actress in a Musical Patsy Kelly Nominee
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