La Strada

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 14, 1969
  • Closing Date: December 14, 1969
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 1

Lyrics: Lionel Bart

Music: Lionel Bart

Book: Charles K. Peck, Jr.


A naive young woman becomes the assistant to an abusive circus strongman, later befriending a clown who arouses the strongman's jealousy, in this musical adaptation of Federico Fellini's 1954 film.


Opening Night Cast

Bernadette Peters in La Strada Bernadette Peters Gelsomina
Lisa Belleran Elsa
Paul Charles Acrobat
Joe Coe The Old Man
Peggy Cooper Mama Lambrini
Harry Endicott Acrobat
Susan Goeppinger Sophia
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Charles K. Peck, Jr. Book
  Lionel Bart Music
  Lionel Bart Lyrics
  Alan Schneider Director
  Alvin Ailey Choreographer
  Joyce Trisler Choreographer
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