Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 20, 1965
  • Opening Date: November 13, 1965
  • Closing Date: June 11, 1966
  • Previews: 22
  • Performances: 248

Lyrics: Sammy Cahn

Music: James Van Heusen

Book: Peter Stone


An antiques dealer with a rich fantasy life fights to save her Manhattan brownstone from being torn down, in Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn and Peter Stone's musical adaptation of Elmer Rice's play Dream Girl.


Opening Night Cast

Julie Harris in Skyscraper Julie Harris Georgina
Peter L. Marshall Timothy Bushman
Charles Nelson Reilly in Skyscraper Charles Nelson Reilly Roger Summerhill
Donald Burr Mr. Allerton
Nancy Cushman Mrs. Allerton
Rex Everhart in Skyscraper Rex Everhart Stanley
Dick O'Neill Herbert Bushman
Lesley Stewart Charlotte
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Opening Night Production Credits

Peter Stone Peter Stone Book
  James Van Heusen Music
  Sammy Cahn Lyrics
  Cy Feuer Director
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Choreographer
  Robert Randolph Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Actress in a Musical Julie Harris Nominee
1966 Choreography Michael Kidd Nominee
1966 Direction of a Musical Cy Feuer Nominee
1966 Musical   Nominee
1966 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Robert Randolph Nominee
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