The Day Before Spring

Musical - Original

National Theatre

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  • Opening Date: November 22, 1945
  • Closing Date: April 13, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 167

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: Frederick Loewe


A married couple returns to their college for a reunion, and the wife tries to run away with an old sweetheart as she did 10 years earlier, in Lerner and Loewe's musical.


Opening Night Cast

Bette Anderson Lucille
Vocal Ensemble
John Archer Peter Townsend
Richard Astor Dancer
Lucille Benson May Tompkins
Paul Best Voltaire
Bruce Cartwright Dancer
Ronald Chetwood Dancer
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
  Frederick Loewe Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
  John C. Wilson Staging
  Edward Padula Book Director
  Anthony Tudor Choreographer
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1946 Theatre World Award Patricia Marshall Winner
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