I Love My Wife

Musical - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 13, 1977
  • Opening Date: April 17, 1977
  • Closing Date: May 20, 1979
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 857

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Michael Stewart

Book: Michael Stewart

Synopsis

Two couples in Trenton, N.J. contemplate wife-swapping in this Cy Coleman-Michael Stewart musical.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Stewart Michael Stewart Book
Cy Coleman Cy Coleman Music
Michael Stewart Michael Stewart Lyrics
Gene Saks Gene Saks Director
  Onna White Musical Staging
  David Mitchell Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Lenny Baker Winner
1977 Outstanding Director of a Musical Gene Saks Nominee
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Joseph Saulter Winner
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical John Miller Winner
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Mark Winner
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Kenneth Bichel Winner
1977 Outstanding Music Cy Coleman Winner
1977 Outstanding Musical   Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Best Musical Cy Coleman
Michael Stewart
Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Theatre World Award Joanna Gleason Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Book of a Musical Michael Stewart Nominee
1977 Choreography Onna White Nominee
1977 Direction of a Musical Gene Saks Winner
1977 Featured Actor in a Musical Lenny Baker Winner
1977 Musical   Nominee
1977 Original Score Cy Coleman
Michael Stewart
Nominee
 
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