About the Show
Rodgers and Hammerstein's third and most innovative collaboration, Allegro is a serious musical that was ahead of its time.
Story: "Everyman" Joseph Taylor Jr. makes his name in the big city as a doctor, but in the end returns to tend to the "real" people in his hometown.
Cast and Creative Team
Composer: Richard Rodgers
Lyricist and Librettist: Oscar Hammerstein II
Theatre: Majestic Theatre
Opening Night: Oct 10, 1947
Total Performances: 315
Original Cast: John Battles, Annamary Dickey, William Ching, John Conte, Muriel O'Malley, Lisa Kirk & Roberta Jonay
Director and Choreographer: Agnes De Mille
Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
Orchestrations: Russell Bennett
Scenic Design: Jo Mielziner
Costume Design: Lucinda Ballard
Lighting Design: Jo Mielziner