The Boys from Syracuse

Musical - Original

Alvin Theatre

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  • Opening Date: November 23, 1938
  • Closing Date: June 10, 1939
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 235

Book: George Abbott

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Lorenz Hart


Rodgers and Hart's musical comedy, adapted from Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, follows master-and-slave sets of twins, separated at birth and causing confusion with their various spouses and love interests in ancient Greece.


Opening Night Cast

Eddie Albert Antipholus of Syracuse
Grace Albert Singer
Micky Alvarez Dancer
Dolores Anderson Assistant Courtezan
Muriel Angelus Adriana
Carroll Ashburn Duke of Ephesus
Libby Bennett Dancer
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Abbott George Abbott Book
Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Music
Lorenz Hart Lorenz Hart Lyrics
George Abbott George Abbott Director
  George Balanchine Choreographer
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
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