Her First Roman

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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  • Opening Date: October 20, 1968
  • Closing Date: November 2, 1968
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Lyrics: Ervin Drake

Book: Ervin Drake

Music: Ervin Drake


The romance between Julius Caesar and Cleopatra is depicted in a comedic manner, with Caesar as an elderly philosopher-warrior educating the kittenish Cleopatra, in this musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Kiley in Her First Roman Richard Kiley Caesar
Leslie Uggams in Her First Roman Leslie Uggams Cleopatra
Cal Bellini Apollodorus
Diana Corto Charmian
Larry Douglas Achillas
Philip Graves Ptolemy
Bruce MacKay Rufio
Claudia McNeil Ftatateeta
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ervin Drake Book
  Ervin Drake Music
  Ervin Drake Lyrics
  Derek Goldby Director
  Michael Annals Scenic Design
  Michael Annals Costume Design
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