The Conquering Hero

Musical - Original

ANTA Playhouse

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  • Opening Date: January 16, 1961
  • Closing Date: January 21, 1961
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

Lyrics: Norman Gimbel

Book: Larry Gelbart

Synopsis

A small-town son of a heroic soldier enlists in the marines but is immediately discharged because of hay fever. He does not come home, however, until he has made it look like he deserves a hero's welcome, in this musical adaptation of the film Hail the Conquering Hero.

 

Opening Night Cast

Tom Poston Woodrow Truesmith
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Larry Gelbart Book
  Mark Charlap Music
  Norman Gimbel Lyrics
  Albert Marre Director
  Todd Bolender Choreographer
  Jean Rosenthal Scenic Design
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