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Brigadoon

Brigadoon

by Fredrick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner

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Brigadoon

Brigadoon




The musical of a classic Scottish story and a love that transcends time.


Story:

Two American tourists, Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas, stumble upon a misty little Scottish town that only awakens once every hundred years.


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Composer

Composer
Frederick Loewe

Librettist

Lyricist and Librettist
Alan Jay Lerner



  • Premiere
  • 1950
  • 1957
  • 1963
  • 1980
  • 1954 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Ziegfeld Theatre
Opening Night
March 13, 1947
Total Performances
581
Original Cast
David Brooks, Marion Bell, Pamela Britton, Lee Sullivan, George Keane, James Mitchell, William Hansen, Elliot Sullivan, Helen Gallagher, Hayes Gordon and Lidija Franklin
Director
Robert Lewis
Choreographer
Agnes de Mille
Musical Director
Franz Allers
Orchestrations
Ted Royal
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
David Ffolkes
Lighting Design
Peggy Clark

1950 Broadway Revival

Theatre
City Center
Opening Night
May 2, 1950
Total Performances
24
Original Cast
Winifred Ainslee, Angus Cairns, Thaddeus Clancy, Ann Deasy, Phil Hanna, James Jamieson, Susan Johnson, Donald McKee, Virginia Richardson, Douglas Rideout, James Schlader, Fred Stewart, Peter Turgeon, Jeffrey Warren
Director
Robert Lewis
Choreographer
Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
David Ffolkes

1957 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Adelphi Theatre
Opening Night
April 9, 1957
Total Performances
47
Original Cast
David Atkinson, Helen Gallagher, Scott McKay, Virginia Oswald, Robert Rounseville, John C. Becher, Virginia Bosler, Lidija Franklin, Russell Gaige, Matt Mattox, Sloan Simpson
Director
George H. Englund
Choreographer
Agnes De Mille
Musical Director
Julius Rudel
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Paul Du Pont
Lighting Design
Peggy Clark

1963 Broadway Revival

Theatre
City Center
Opening Night
Jan 30, 1963
Total Performances
16
Original Cast
John C. Becher, Virginia Bosler, John Carver, Anne Fraser, Daniel P. Hannafin, Sally Ann Howes, Frank Milan, Russell Nype, Peter Palmer, Harry Snow, Kelly Stevens, Edward Villella, Jenny Workman
Director
John Fearnley
Choreographer
Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Stanley Simmons
Lighting Design
Peggy Clark

1980 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Majestic Theatre
Opening Night
Oct 16, 1980
Total Performances
133
Original Cast
Meg Bussert, John Curry, Martin Vidnovic, Michael Cone, Betsy Craig, Jack Dabdoub, Marina Eglevsky, Frank Hamilton, Elaine Hausman, Kenneth Kantor, Stephen Lehew, Casper Roos, Mollie Smith, Mark Zimmerman
Director
Vivian Matalon
Choreographer
Agnes de Mille
Musical Director
Wally Harper
Orchestrations
Mack Schlefer and Bill Brohn
Scenic Design
Michael J. Hotopp and Paul dePass
Costume Design
Stanley Simmons
Lighting Design
Thomas Skelton

1954 Film Version

Movie Name
Brigadoon
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Vincente Minnelli
Screenplay
Alan Jay Lerner
Starring
Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Elaine Stewart, Barry Jones, Hugh Laing, Albert Sharpe, Virginia Bosler, Jimmy Thompson, Charlie Chisholm, Tudor Owen, Owen McGiveney, Dee Turnell, Dodie Heath, Eddie Quillan





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
1957 Studio Cast Album

CD
1991 London Studio Cast Album

CD
1988 London Revival Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD


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Merchandise




1947 Tony Award Nominations

Best Choreography

1947 Theatre World Award Nominations

Marion Bell
George Keane
James Mitchell

1958 Tony Award Nominations

Best Scenic Design

1963 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actress in a Musical - Sally Ann Howes
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Conductor and Musical Director

1981 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actor in a Musical - Martin Vidnovic
Best Actress in a Musical - Meg Bussert
Reproduction (Play or Musical)

1981 Theatre World Award Nominations

Meg Bussert

1981 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Martin Vidnovic

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