Platinum

Musical - Original

Mark Hellinger Theatre

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  • First Preview: November 2, 1978
  • Opening Date: November 12, 1978
  • Closing Date: December 10, 1978
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 33

Lyrics: Will Holt

Book: Will Holt, Bruce Vilanch

Music: Gary William Friedman

Synopsis

An aging movie queen attempts a comeback by making a record and falls for a young rock star.

 

Opening Night Cast

Alexis Smith Lila Halliday
Richard Cox Dan Danger
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Will Holt Book
Bruce Vilanch Bruce Vilanch Book
  Gary William Friedman Music
  Will Holt Lyrics
  Joe Layton Director
  Joe Layton Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Most Promising Male Performer Richard Cox Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Richard Cox Nominee
1979 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Lisa Mordente Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actress in a Musical Alexis Smith Nominee
1979 Featured Actor in a Musical Richard Cox Nominee
 
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