Destry Rides Again

Musical - Original

Imperial Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 23, 1959
  • Closing Date: June 18, 1960
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 472

Book: Leonard Gershe

Synopsis

A sheriff who would prefer not to shoot a gun is compelled to use one by a criminal on the loose in the vice-ridden Western town he's sent to run, in Harold Rome and Leonard Gershe's musical adaptation of the much-filmed story.

 

Opening Night Cast

Dolores Gray Frenchy
Andy Griffith Destry
Scott Brady Kent
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Leonard Gershe Book
  Harold J. Rome Music
  Harold J. Rome Lyrics
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Director
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Choreographer
  Oliver Smith Production Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1958 - 1959

 
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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Actor in a Musical Andy Griffith Nominee
1960 Actress in a Musical Dolores Gray Nominee
1960 Choreography Michael Kidd Winner
1960 Direction of a Musical Michael Kidd Nominee
 
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