Lost in the Stars

Musical - Revival

Imperial Theatre

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  • First Preview: April 12, 1972
  • Opening Date: April 18, 1972
  • Closing Date: May 20, 1972
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 39

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics: Maxwell Anderson

Book: Maxwell Anderson


Two South African families, one black and one white, are brought together by a tragic murder charge in the age of apartheid, in Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson's musical adaptation of Alan Paton's novel Cry the Beloved Country.


Opening Night Cast

Babafumi Akunyun Drummer
Ruby Greene The Young Woman
Therman Bailey Singer
Peter Bailey-Britton Eland
Marki Bey Linda
Lana Caradimas Singer
Suzanne Cogan Singer
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Opening Night Production Credits

Kurt Weill Kurt Weill Music
  Maxwell Anderson Lyrics
  Gene Frankel Director
  Louis Johnson Choreographer
  Maxwell Anderson Book
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1971 - 1972

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Outstanding Performance Brock Peters Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Brock Peters Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Actor in a Musical Brock Peters Nominee
1973 Featured Actor in a Musical Gilbert Price Nominee
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