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About the Show

Adapted from "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens.

Story: After running away from the orphanage run by the heartless Mr. Bumble, Oliver meets the Artful Dodger and is recruited to pick pockets for Fagin. There, Oliver finds a friend in Nancy, but neither she nor the boy are fit for a life of crime.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer, Lyricist and Librettist: Lionel Bart

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Imperial Theatre, Shubert Theatre
Opening Night: Jan 6, 1963
Total Performances: 774
Original Cast: Georgia Brown, Clive Revill, John Call, Willoughby Goddard, Barry Humphries, Hope Jackman, David Jones, Geoffrey Lumb, Bruce Prochnik, Danny Sewell
Director: Peter Coe
Producer: David Merrick and Donald Albery
Musical Director: Donald Pippin
Orchestrations: Eric Rogers
Scenic and Costume Design: Sean Kenny
Lighting Design: John Wyckham

Broadway Revival
Theatre: Martin Beck Theatre
Opening Night: Aug 2, 1965
Total Performances: 64
Original Cast: Robin Ramsay, Maura K. Wedge, Joey Baio, Alan Crofoot, Fred Miller, John Miranda, Bram Nossen, Sherill Price, Danny Sewell, Dawna Shove, Victor Stiles
Director: Peter Coe
Producer: David Merrick and Donald Albery
Musical Director: Robert McNamee
Orchestrations: Eric Rogers
Scenic and Costume Design: Sean Kenny
Lighting Design: John Wyckham

Broadway Revival
Theatre: Mark Hellinger Theatre
Opening Night: Apr 29, 1984
Total Performances: 17
Original Cast: Patti LuPone, Ron Moody, Braden Danner, David Garlick, Graeme Campbell, Elizabeth Larner, Michael McCarty, Roderick Horn, Andi Henig, Frances Cuka, Alan Braunstein, Louis Beachner
Director: Peter Coe
Producer: Cameron Mackintosh, Carole J. Shorenstein and James M. Nederlander
Musical Director: John Lesko
Orchestrations: Eric Rogers
Scenic and Costume Design: Sean Kenny
Lighting Design: Andrew Bridge

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