Darling of the Day

Musical - Original

George Abbott Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 16, 1968
  • Opening Date: January 27, 1968
  • Closing Date: February 24, 1968
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 31

Lyrics: E.Y. Harburg

Music: Jule Styne


A famous painter takes on the identity of his late valet, even marrying the man's wife, in Jule Styne and E.Y. Harburg's musical adaptation of Arnold Bennett's novel Buried Alive.


Opening Night Cast

Vincent Price in Darling of the Day Vincent Price Priam Farll
Patricia Routledge Alice Challice
Brenda Forbes Lady Vale
Teddy Green Alf
Peter Woodthorpe Oxford
Camila Ashland Mrs. Leek
Charles Gerald The King
Beth Howland Rosalind
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Nunnally Johnson (Uncredited) book by
Jule Styne Jule Styne Music
E.Y. Harburg E.Y. Harburg Lyrics
  Noel Willman Director
  Lee Theodore Choreographer
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Actress in a Musical Patricia Routledge Winner
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