Musical - Original

Mark Hellinger Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 18, 1969
  • Closing Date: October 3, 1970
  • Previews: 40
  • Performances: 329

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: André Previn


The Parisian dress designer Coco Chanel makes a comeback after years of retirement while reminiscing about her childhood in Andre Previn and Alan Jay Lerner's musical.


Opening Night Cast

Katharine Hepburn in Coco Katharine Hepburn Coco Chanel
George Rose Louis Greff
Will B. Able Dwight Berkwit (Orbach's)
Michael Allinson Charles (Duke of Glenallen)
Jeanne Arnold Pignol
René Auberjonois in Coco René Auberjonois Sebastian Baye
Bob Avian in Coco Bob Avian Grand Duke Alexandrovitch
Jack Beaber Albert
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
  André Previn Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
  Michael Benthall Director
  Fred Lemoine Film sequences directed
Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Choreographer
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Theatre World Award David Holliday Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Actress in a Musical Katharine Hepburn Nominee
1970 Choreography Michael Bennett Nominee
1970 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Cecil Beaton Winner
1970 Direction of a Musical Michael Benthall Nominee
1970 Featured Actor in a Musical George Rose Nominee
1970 Featured Actor in a Musical René Auberjonois Winner
1970 Musical Alan Jay Lerner
André Previn
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