Musical - Original

George Abbott Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 14, 1970
  • Closing Date: February 14, 1970
  • Previews: 31
  • Performances: 1

Music: Stanley Lebowsky

Book: Peter Bellwood


A preacher who works from revival tents in the 1920s gets mixed up with a female evangelist in this musical adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel Elmer Gantry.


Opening Night Cast

Thomas Batten Bill Morgan
Kenneth Bridges Rev. Garrison
Dorothea Freitag Sister Doretha
Bob Gorman Trosper
Gloria Hodes Adelberta Shoup
David Hooks Rev. Toomis
Zale Kessler Prout
Rita Moreno in Gantry Rita Moreno Sharon Falconer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter Bellwood Book
  Stanley Lebowsky Music
  Frederick K. Tobias Lyrics
  Onna White Director
  Onna White Choreographer
Robin Wagner Robin Wagner Scenic Design
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