Musical - Original

Mark Hellinger Theatre (January 11, 1979 - March 04, 1979)
Broadway Theatre (March 06, 1979 - June 17, 1979)
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  • First Preview: January 11, 1979
  • Opening Date: February 12, 1979
  • Closing Date: June 17, 1979
  • Previews: 38
  • Performances: 101

Lyrics: N. Richard Nash

Book: N. Richard Nash

Music: Mitch Leigh


The widowed Dona Flor marries again but is haunted by the ghost of her first husband in N. Richard Nash's and Mitch Leigh's musical adaptation of Jorge Amado's novel Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands and its film version.


Opening Night Production Credits

  N. Richard Nash Book
  Mitch Leigh Music
  N. Richard Nash Lyrics
  Rick Atwell Director
  Rick Atwell Choreographer
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actress in a Musical Tovah Feldshuh Nominee
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