Harrigan 'n Hart

Musical - Original

Longacre Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 10, 1985
  • Opening Date: January 31, 1985
  • Closing Date: February 3, 1985
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 4

Book: Michael Stewart

Lyrics: Peter Walker

Music: Max Showalter


The musicalized story of Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart, who made a memorable and pioneering musical-comedy team in the 1800s but were torn apart by Harrigan's hateful wife and her distrust of Hart's possible homosexual feelings for her husband.


Opening Night Cast

Christine Ebersole in Harrigan 'n Hart Christine Ebersole Gerta Granville
Harry Groener in Harrigan 'n Hart Harry Groener Edward Harrigan
Mark Hamill in Harrigan 'n Hart Mark Hamill Tony Hart
Armelia McQueen Mrs. Annie Yeamons
Tudi Roche Annie Braham Harrigan
Kenston Ames Newsboy
Chester Fox
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Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Stewart Michael Stewart Book
  Max Showalter Music
  Peter Walker Lyrics
  Joe Layton Director
  D. J. Giagni Choreographer
  David Mitchell Scenic Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Mark Hamill Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Harry Groener Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Book of a Musical Michael Stewart Nominee
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