Anyone Can Whistle

Musical - Original

Majestic Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 24, 1964
  • Opening Date: April 4, 1964
  • Closing Date: April 11, 1964
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 9

Book: Arthur Laurents

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim


A corrupt mayoress fakes a miracle to save her failing town — a miracle that brings a nurse with her charges from the local asylum, as well as a mysterious man who is supposed to sort things out when the inmates run amok.


Opening Night Cast

Harry Guardino J. Bowden Hapgood
Angela Lansbury in Anyone Can Whistle Angela Lansbury Cora Hoover Hooper
Lee Remick Fay Apple
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Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents Director
  Herbert Ross Choreographer
  William and Jean Eckart Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1963 - 1964

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Choreography Herbert Ross Nominee
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