13 Daughters

Musical - Original

54th Street Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 1, 1961
  • Opening Date: March 2, 1961
  • Closing Date: March 25, 1961
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 28

Lyrics: Eaton Magoon, Jr.

Book: Eaton Magoon, Jr.

Music: Eaton Magoon, Jr.


A Hawaiian woman and her Chinese husband attempt to marry off their 13 daughters, who, according to a prophecy cast at the parents' wedding, can only marry when 13 trees blossom.


Opening Night Cast

Jose Ahumada Servant
Don Ameche Chun
Jeanne Armin Minnie Lou
Diana Brill Dancer
Irving Barnes Singer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Eaton Magoon, Jr. Book
  Eaton Magoon, Jr. Music
  Eaton Magoon, Jr. Lyrics
  Billy Matthews Director
  Rod Alexander Choreographer
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1961 Conductor and Musical Director Pembroke Davenport Nominee
1961 Scenic Design of a Musical George Jenkins Nominee
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