Look to the Lilies

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 29, 1970
  • Closing Date: April 19, 1970
  • Previews: 31
  • Performances: 25

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: Sammy Cahn

Book: Leonard Spigelgass


A group of German nuns ask a wandering black man to build them a church in New Mexico, in this musical adaptation of the William E. Barrett novel and the film Lilies of the Field.


Opening Night Cast

Carmen Alvarez Rosita
Linda Andrews Sister Agnes
Shirley Booth in Look to the Lilies Shirley Booth Mother Maria
Virginia Craig Sister Elizabeth
Taina Elg Sister Albertine
Al Freeman, Jr. Homer Smith
Richard Graham Msgr. O'Hara
Patti Karr Juanita
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Leonard Spigelgass Book
Jule Styne Jule Styne Music
  Sammy Cahn Lyrics
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Joyce Trisler Choreographer
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1969 - 1970

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