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Camelot

Camelot




A classic musical based on T.H. White's "The Once and Future King."


Story:

Guinevere, King Arthur's lovely wife, encourages him to establish the Knights of the Round Table. As the Knights grow in fame, Lancelot Du Lac becomes the most celebrated of all of them, and rumors begin to circulate about his affair with Guinevere. Can Camelot be the idealistic place of Arthur's dreams?


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Composer

Composer
Frederick Loewe

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
Alan Jay Lerner



  • Premiere
  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1993
  • 1967 Film
  • 1980 TV

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Majestic Theatre
Opening Night
Dec 3, 1960
Total Performances
873
Original Cast
Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Roddy McDowall, Frederick Loewe and John Cullum
Director
Moss Hart
Choreographer
Hanya Holm
Musical Director
Franz Allers
Orchestrations
Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Adrian and Tony Duquette
Lighting Design
Feder
Sound Design
Jack Mitnick

1980 Broadway Revival

Theatre
New York State Theatre
Opening Night
Jul 8, 1980
Total Performances
56
Original Cast
Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, Richard Muenz, Robert Fox, William Parry, James Valentine, Paxton Whitehead, Deborah Magid, Nora Brennan
Director
Frank Dunlop
Choreographer
Buddy Schwab
Musical Director
Franz Allers
Orchestrations
Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang
Scenic Design
Desmond Heeley
Costume Design
Desmond Heeley
Lighting Design
Thomas Skelton

1981 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Winter Garden Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 15, 1981
Total Performances
57
Original Cast
Richard Harris, Richard Backus, Meg Bussert, Barrie Ingham, Richard Muenz, James Valentine
Director
Frank Dunlop
Choreographer
Buddy Schwab
Musical Director
Franz Allers
Orchestrations
Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang
Scenic Design
Desmond Heeley
Costume Design
Desmond Heeley
Lighting Design
Thomas Skelton
Sound Design
John McClure

1993 Broadway Revival

Theatre
George Gershwin Theatre
Opening Night
Jun 21, 1993
Total Performances
56
Original Cast
Robert Goulet Arthur, Steve Blanchard, Patricia Kies, Tucker McCrady, James Valentine, Chris Van Strander, Virl Andrick
Director
Norbert Joerder
Choreographer
Norbert Joerder
Scenic Design
Franne Lee
Costume Design
Franne Lee
Lighting Design
Neil Peter Jampolis

1967 Film Version

Movie Name
Camelot
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Joshua Logan
Screenplay
Alan Jay Lerner
Starring
Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave , Franco Nero, David Hemmings, Lionel Jeffries, Laurence Naismith

1980 TV Version

Movie Name
Camelot
Type
Filmed Live on Stage
Director
Marty Callner
Starring
Richard Harris, Meg Bussert, Richard Muenz





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
1967 Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
1980 Live on Stage Version DVD

DVD
1967 Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
1967 Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Books

Book
Novel by T.H. White


Other

Merchandise




1961 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actor in a Musical - Richard Burton
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Conductor and Musical Director
Best Actress in a Musical - Julie Andrews

1961 Theatre World Award Nominations

Robert Goulet

1981 Tony Award Nominations

Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Paxton Whitehead
Reproduction (Play or Musical)

1981 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Paxton Whitehead

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