Little Me

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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  • First Preview: November 15, 1962
  • Opening Date: November 17, 1962
  • Closing Date: June 29, 1963
  • Previews: 3
  • Performances: 257

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh

Book: Neil Simon


In Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh and Neil Simon's musical version of Patrick Dennis' satirical novel, a well-endowed but poor girl rises to the top ranks of movie stardom thanks to all the men she encounters, but remains ever in love (as much as she is capable) with the hometown rich kid from the other side of the tracks.


Opening Night Cast

Sid Caesar Mr. Pinchley
Otto Schnitzler
Fred Poitrine
Noble Junior
Val du Val
Noble Eggleston
Prince Cherney
Nancy Andrews Miss Poitrine, Today
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Book
Cy Coleman Cy Coleman Music
Carolyn Leigh Carolyn Leigh Lyrics
  Cy Feuer Director
Bob Fosse Bob Fosse Director
Bob Fosse Bob Fosse Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1962 - 1963

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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Theatre World Award Swen Swenson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Actor in a Musical Sid Caesar Nominee
1963 Author of a Musical Neil Simon Nominee
1963 Choreography Bob Fosse Winner
1963 Composer and Lyricist Cy Coleman
Carolyn Leigh
1963 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Robert Fletcher Nominee
1963 Direction of a Musical Cy Feuer
Bob Fosse
1963 Featured Actor in a Musical Swen Swenson Nominee
1963 Featured Actress in a Musical Virginia Martin Nominee
1963 Musical   Nominee
1963 Producer of a Musical Cy Feuer
Ernest H. Martin
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