Hallelujah, Baby!

Musical - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • First Preview: April 6, 1967
  • Opening Date: April 26, 1967
  • Closing Date: January 13, 1968
  • Previews: 22
  • Performances: 293

Book: Arthur Laurents

Lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Music: Jule Styne


A black maid struggles toward success in show business over a 60-year period of changing race relations. Times change, but she always remains the same age.


Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents Book
Jule Styne Jule Styne Music
Adolph Green Adolph Green Lyrics
Betty Comden Betty Comden Lyrics
  Burt Shevelove Director
  Kevin Carlisle Choreographer
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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Outstanding Debut Performance Leslie Uggams Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Theatre World Award Leslie Uggams Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Actor in a Musical Robert Hooks Nominee
1968 Actress in a Musical Leslie Uggams Winner
1968 Choreography Kevin Carlisle Nominee
1968 Composer and Lyricist Jule Styne
Betty Comden
Adolph Green
1968 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Irene Sharaff Nominee
1968 Direction of a Musical Burt Shevelove Nominee
1968 Featured Actress in a Musical Lillian Hayman Winner
1968 Musical   Winner
1968 Producer of a Musical Albert Selden
Hal James
Jane C. Nussbaum
Harry Rigby
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