The Grand Tour

Musical - Original

Palace Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 27, 1978
  • Opening Date: January 11, 1979
  • Closing Date: March 4, 1979
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 61

Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Music: Jerry Herman

Book: Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble


A Polish Jewish man and his colonel friend escape from the Nazis during the fall of France in Jerry Herman, Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble's musical adaptation of S.N. Behrman's play Jacobowsky and the Colonel.


Opening Night Cast

Joel Grey in The Grand Tour Joel Grey S. L. Jacobowsky
Ron Holgate in The Grand Tour Ron Holgate Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
Florence Lacey in The Grand Tour Florence Lacey Marianne
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Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Stewart Michael Stewart Book
Mark Bramble Mark Bramble Book
Jerry Herman Jerry Herman Music
Jerry Herman Jerry Herman Lyrics
  Gerald Freedman Director
Donald Saddler Donald Saddler Choreographer
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Joel Grey Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actor in a Musical Joel Grey Nominee
1979 Featured Actor in a Musical Ron Holgate Nominee
1979 Original Score Jerry Herman Nominee
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