Ballroom

Musical - Original

Majestic Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 1, 1978
  • Opening Date: December 14, 1978
  • Closing Date: March 24, 1979
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 116

Music: Billy Goldenberg

Lyrics: Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman

Book: Jerome Kass

Synopsis

A lonely widow finds herself again through dancing at a local ballroom — and through entering a relationship with a man who turns out to be married.

 

Opening Night Cast

Vincent Gardenia in Ballroom Vincent Gardenia Alfred Rossi
Dorothy Loudon in Ballroom Dorothy Loudon Bea Asher
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jerome Kass Book
  Billy Goldenberg Music
  Alan Bergman Lyrics
  Marilyn Bergman Lyrics
Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Director
Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Dorothy Loudon Nominee
1979 Outstanding Book of a Musical Jerome Kass Nominee
1979 Outstanding Choreography Michael Bennett
Bob Avian
Winner
1979 Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
1979 Outstanding Director of a Musical Michael Bennett Nominee
1979 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Patricia Drylie Nominee
1979 Outstanding Lighting Design Tharon Musser Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actor in a Musical Vincent Gardenia Nominee
1979 Actress in a Musical Dorothy Loudon Nominee
1979 Book of a Musical Jerome Kass Nominee
1979 Choreography Michael Bennett
Bob Avian
Winner
1979 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
1979 Direction of a Musical Michael Bennett Nominee
1979 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Tharon Musser Nominee
1979 Musical   Nominee
 
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