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About the Show

A classic musical based on the novel "Auntie Mame" by Patrick Dennis and the play "Auntie Mame" by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.

Story: Mame Dennis's eccentric, bohemian lifestyle is interrupted when her late brother's son is entrusted to her care. But rather than adopt to any societal standards about child rearing, money-making and romance - Mame does everything with her own dramatic flair.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer and Lyricist: Jerry Herman
Librettist: Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway Theatre
Opening Night: May 24, 1966
Total Performances: 1508
Original Cast: Angela Lansbury, Beatrice Arthur, Jane Connell, Willard Waterman, Frankie Michaels
Director: Gene Saks
Choreographer: Onna White
Producer: Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc;
Musical Director: Donald Pippin
Orchestrations: Philip J. Lang
Scenic Design: William and Jean Eckart
Costume Design: Robert Mackintosh
Lighting Design: Tharon Musser

Broadway Revival
Theatre: George Gershwin Theatre
Opening Night: Jul 24, 1983
Total Performances: 41
Original Cast: Angela Lansbury, Jane Connell, Anne Francine, Sab Shimono, Willard Waterman
Director: John Bowab
Choreographer: Diana Baffa-Brill
Producer: The Mitch Leigh Company
Musical Director: Jim Coleman
Orchestrations: Philip J. Lang
Scenic Design: Peter Wolf
Costume Design: Robert Mackintosh
Lighting Design: Thomas Skelton

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