First Impressions

Musical - Original

Alvin Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 19, 1959
  • Closing Date: May 30, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 92

Lyrics: Glenn Paxton, George Weiss, Robert Goldman

Music: Glenn Paxton, George Weiss, Robert Goldman

Book: Abe Burrows


Strong-willed Elizabeth Bennett plans to defy her mother's blatant attempts to match her up with the wealthy Darcy, but the two fall for each other even as they spar and suffer complications, in this musical adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice.


Opening Night Cast

Polly Bergen in First Impressions Polly Bergen Elizabeth Bennett
Hermione Gingold Mrs. Bennett
Farley Granger Fitzwilliam Darcy
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Opening Night Production Credits

Abe Burrows Abe Burrows Book
  Robert Goldman Music
  Glenn Paxton Music
  George Weiss Music
  Robert Goldman Lyrics
  Glenn Paxton Lyrics
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