Merlin

Musical - Original

Mark Hellinger Theatre

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  • First Preview: December 10, 1982
  • Opening Date: February 13, 1983
  • Closing Date: August 7, 1983
  • Previews: 69
  • Performances: 199

Lyrics: Don Black

Music: Elmer Bernstein

Book: Richard Levinson, William Link

Synopsis

Merlin, the magician and protector of royal heir Arthur, must battle an evil queen who wants to put her own son on the English throne.

 

Opening Night Cast

Doug Henning Merlin
Chita Rivera in Merlin Chita Rivera The Queen
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Richard Levinson Book
  William Link Book
  Elmer Bernstein Music
Don Black Don Black Lyrics
  Ivan Reitman Director
  Christopher Chadman Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Rebecca Wright Nominee
1983 Outstanding Special Effects Glen Priest Nominee
1983 Outstanding Special Effects Doug Henning Nominee
1983 Outstanding Special Effects John Gaughan Nominee
1983 Outstanding Special Effects Robin Wagner Nominee
1983 Outstanding Special Effects Jim Steinmeyer Nominee
1983 Outstanding Special Effects Charles Reynolds Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Actress in a Musical Chita Rivera Nominee
1983 Book of a Musical Richard Levinson
William Link
Nominee
1983 Direction of a Musical Ivan Reitman Nominee
1983 Musical   Nominee
1983 Original Score Elmer Bernstein
Don Black
Nominee
 
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