Two Gentlemen of Verona

Musical - Original

St. James Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 13, 1971
  • Opening Date: December 1, 1971
  • Closing Date: May 20, 1973
  • Previews: 20
  • Performances: 614

Music: Galt MacDermot

Lyrics: John Guare

Synopsis

Bachelor friends Valentine and Proteus compete for the loves of Silvia and then Julia before being paired with their rightful mates in Galt MacDermot, John Guare and Mel Shapiro's musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's comedy.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jonelle Allen Silvia
Diana Davila Julia
Clifton Davis in Two Gentlemen of Verona Clifton Davis Valentine
Raul Julia Proteus
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Chappell & Co. Inc. Music Publisher
Galt MacDermot Galt MacDermot Music
John Guare John Guare Lyrics
  Mel Shapiro Director
  Dennis Nahat Additional Musical Staging
  Jean Erdman Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Outstanding Book of a Musical John Guare
Mel Shapiro
Winner
1972 Outstanding Choreography Jean Erdman Winner
1972 Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge Winner
1972 Outstanding Director Mel Shapiro Winner
1972 Outstanding Lyrics John Guare Winner
1972 Outstanding Music Galt MacDermot Winner
1972 Outstanding Performance Raul Julia Winner
1972 Outstanding Performance Jonelle Allen Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Best Musical Galt MacDermot
John Guare
Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Theatre World Award Jonelle Allen Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Actor in a Musical Raul Julia Nominee
1972 Actor in a Musical Clifton Davis Nominee
1972 Actress in a Musical Jonelle Allen Nominee
1972 Book of a Musical John Guare
Mel Shapiro
Winner
1972 Choreography Jean Erdman Nominee
1972 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
1972 Direction of a Musical Mel Shapiro Nominee
1972 Musical   Winner
1972 Original Score Galt MacDermot
John Guare
Nominee
 
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