Onward Victoria

Musical - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 25, 1980
  • Opening Date: December 14, 1980
  • Closing Date: December 14, 1980
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 1

Music: Keith Herrmann

Lyrics: Charlotte Anker, Irene Rosenberg

Book: Charlotte Anker, Irene Rosenberg


A musical biography of the 19th-century feminist icon Victoria Woodhull, who became a millionaire stockbroker and ran for President of the United States on a platform of free love and sexual equality.


Opening Night Cast

Jill Eikenberry Victoria Woodhull
Beth Austin Tennie Claflin
Edmond Genest in Onward Victoria Edmond Genest Theodore Tilton
Rex Hays in Onward Victoria Rex Hays William Evarts
Jim Jansen Anthony Comstock
Martha Jean Sterner Beth Tilton
Ted Thurston Cornelius Vanderbilt
Laura Waterbury Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Charlotte Anker Book
  Irene Rosenberg Book
  Keith Herrmann Music
  Charlotte Anker Lyrics
  Irene Rosenberg Lyrics
  Julianne Boyd Director
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge Winner
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