Mr. President

Musical - Original

St. James Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 17, 1962
  • Opening Date: October 20, 1962
  • Closing Date: June 8, 1963
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 265

Lyrics: Irving Berlin

Music: Irving Berlin

Book: Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay


A fictional U.S. President, his wife and family spend their last days in the White House before retiring in Irving Berlin, Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse's musical.


Opening Night Cast

Nanette Fabray Nell Henderson
Robert Ryan President Stephen Decatur Henderson
David Brooks Manager
Governor Harmon Bardahl
Wisa D'Orso Princess Kyra
Charlotte Fairchild Tippy Taylor
Anita Gillette Leslie Henderson
Stanley Grover Charley Wayne
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Lindsay Book
  Russel Crouse Book
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin Music
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin Lyrics
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
Peter Gennaro Peter Gennaro Choreographer
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Actress in a Musical Nanette Fabray Nominee
1963 Conductor and Musical Director Jay Blackton Nominee
1963 Stage Technician Solly Pernick Winner
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