Mack & Mabel

Musical - Original

Majestic Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 6, 1974
  • Closing Date: November 30, 1974
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 66

Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Music: Jerry Herman

Book: Michael Stewart

Synopsis

Silent film director Mack Sennett pioneers the art of film comedy, and falls in love with his major discovery and star, Mabel Normand. Their ill-fated love affair is musicalized by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart.

 

Opening Night Cast

Bernadette Peters in Mack & Mabel Bernadette Peters Mabel Normand
Robert Preston in Mack & Mabel Robert Preston Mack Sennett
Lisa Kirk Lottie Ames
James Mitchell in Mack & Mabel James Mitchell William Desmond Taylor
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Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Stewart Michael Stewart Book
Jerry Herman Jerry Herman Music
Jerry Herman Jerry Herman Lyrics
Gower Champion Gower Champion Director
Gower Champion Gower Champion Choreographer
Robin Wagner Robin Wagner Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1974 - 1975

 
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Awards

1975 Musical   Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Robert Preston Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Nominee
1975 Outstanding Music and Lyrics Jerry Herman Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Actor in a Musical Robert Preston Nominee
1975 Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Nominee
1975 Book of a Musical Michael Stewart Nominee
1975 Choreography Gower Champion Nominee
1975 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Patricia Zipprodt Nominee
1975 Direction of a Musical Gower Champion Nominee
1975 Musical   Nominee
1975 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Robin Wagner Nominee
 
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