Shenandoah

Musical - Original

Alvin Theatre (January 07, 1975 - March 27, 1977)
Mark Hellinger Theatre (March 30, 1977 - August 07, 1977)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 23, 1974
  • Opening Date: January 7, 1975
  • Closing Date: August 7, 1977
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 1050

Lyrics: Peter Udell

Book: Peter Udell, James Lee Barrett, Philip Rose

Music: Gary Geld

Synopsis

A pacifist who refuses to participate in the Civil War is drawn into it when one of his sons is abducted and another is killed, in this musical adaptation of the 1965 film.

 

Opening Night Cast

John Cullum in Shenandoah John Cullum Charlie Anderson
Ted Agress Jacob
Chip Ford Gabriel
Gordan Halliday Sam
Joel Higgins James
Penelope Milford Jenny
Joseph Shapiro Robert
Donna Theodore Anne
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Opening Night Production Credits

  James Lee Barrett Book
  Peter Udell Book
  Philip Rose Book
  Gary Geld Composer
  Peter Udell Lyrics
  Philip Rose Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1974 - 1975

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actor in a Musical John Cullum Winner
1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Penelope Milford Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Donna Theodore Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Performance Chip Ford Winner
1975 Outstanding Performance John Cullum Winner
1975 Special Award Chip Ford Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Theatre World Award Donna Theodore Winner
1975 Theatre World Award   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Actor in a Musical John Cullum Winner
1975 Book of a Musical James Lee Barrett
Philip Rose
Peter Udell
Winner
1975 Choreography Robert Tucker Nominee
1975 Featured Actress in a Musical Donna Theodore Nominee
1975 Musical   Nominee
1975 Original Score Gary Geld
Peter Udell
Nominee
 
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