The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Musical - Original

46th Street Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: June 19, 1978
  • Closing Date: March 27, 1982
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 1584

Lyrics: Carol Hall

Music: Carol Hall

Book: Peter Masterson, Larry L. King

Synopsis

Miss Mona, the madam of a beloved Texas whorehouse, finds her business suddenly under attack from a television evangelist and local politicians, with even the local sheriff unable to do much to stop the sudden switch in public opinion.

 

Opening Night Cast

Henderson Forsythe Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Carlin Glynn Mona Stangley
Delores Hall Jewel
Clinton Allmon Melvin P. Thorpe
Farmer
Pamela Blair in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Pamela Blair Amber
Lisa Brown Angelette Imogene Charlene
Girl
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Larry L. King Book
  Peter Masterson Book
  Carol Hall Music
  Carol Hall Lyrics
  Peter Masterson Director
  Robert Billig Musical Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Henderson Forsythe Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Carlin Glynn Nominee
1978 Outstanding Choreography Tommy Tune Nominee
1978 Outstanding Director of a Musical Peter Masterson Winner
1978 Outstanding Director of a Musical Tommy Tune Winner
1978 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Pamela Blair Nominee
1978 Outstanding Lyrics Carol Hall Winner
1978 Outstanding Music Carol Hall Winner
1978 Outstanding Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Theatre World Award Carlin Glynn Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Book of a Musical Larry L. King
Peter Masterson
Nominee
1979 Choreography Tommy Tune Nominee
1979 Direction of a Musical Peter Masterson
Tommy Tune
Nominee
1979 Featured Actor in a Musical Henderson Forsythe Winner
1979 Featured Actress in a Musical Joan Ellis Nominee
1979 Featured Actress in a Musical Carlin Glynn Winner
1979 Musical   Nominee
 
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