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About the Show

A musical adapted from "Zorba the Greek" by Nikos Kazantzakis.

Story: Zorba travels with Nikos, attempting to inspire the struggling writer and instruct him in what "life is" and along the way, learns a little something himself.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer: John Kander
Lyricist: Fred Ebb
Librettist: Joseph Stein

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Imperial Theatre
Opening Night: Nov 16, 1968
Total Performances: 305
Original Cast: Herschel Bernardi, Maria Karnilova, Carmen Alvarez, John Cunningham, Lorraine Serabian, Joseph Alfasa, Robert Bernard, Wayne Boyd, Connie Burnett, Peggy Cooper, Gerrit de Beer, Al De Sio, Richard Dmitri, Nina Dova, Juliette Durand, Louis Garcia, Lewis Gundunas, Al Hafid, Lee Hooper, Nat Horne, Charles Kalan, Johnny La Motta, James Luisi, Anthony Marciona, Suzan Marciona, Alicia Helen Markarian, Martin Meyers, Paul Michael, Richard Nieves, Edward Nolfi, Jemela Omar, Alex Petrides, Gerard Russak, Jerry Sappir, Angelo Saridis, Loukas Skipitaris, Marsha Tamaroff, Miriam Welch, David Wilder
Director: Harold Prince
Choreographer: Ronald Field
Producer: Harold Prince
Musical Director: Harold Hastings
Orchestrations: Don Walker
Scenic Design: Boris Aronson
Costume Design: Patricia Zipprodt
Lighting Design: Richard Pilbrow

1983 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Broadway Theatre
Opening Night: Oct 16, 1983
Total Performances: 362
Original Cast: Anthony Quinn, Lila Kedrova, Chip Cornelius, Suzanne Costallos, Michael Dantuono, Frank DeSal, Angelina Fiordellisi, Tim Flavin, Karen Giombetti, Charles Karel, Peter Kevoian, Raphael LaManna, Peter Marinos, Rob Marshall, Taro Meyer, John Mineo, Panchali Null, Aurelio Padron, Richard Warren Pugh, Thomas David Scalise, Debbie Shapiro, Paul Straney, Susan Terry, Pamela Trevisani, Robert Westenberg
Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Choreographer: Graciela Daniele
Producer: Barry & Fran Weissler and Kenneth-John Productions
Musical Director: Randolph Mauldin
Orchestrations: Don Walker
Scenic Design: David Chapman
Costume Design: Hal George
Lighting Design: Marc B. Weiss
Sound Design: T. Richard Fitzgerald

2011 Broadway Revival
Opening Night: TBA
Original Cast: Antonio Banderas
Director: David Leveaux
Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo
Producer: Fran and Barry Weissler

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