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The Apple Tree

The Apple Tree

by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick

Based on a Story/Novel

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The Apple Tree

The Apple Tree




Three acts containing stories based off of Mark Twain's The Diary of Adam and Eve, Frank R. Stockton's The Lady or the Tiger? and Jules Feiffer's Passionella.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Jerry Bock

Librettist

Librettist
Sheldon Harnick



  • Premiere
  • 2005

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Shubert Theatre
Opening Night
Oct 16, 1966
Total Performances
463
Original Cast
Alan Aida, Larry Blyden, Barbara Harris, Carmen Alvarez, Jackie Cronin, Michael Davis, Nell F. Jones, Marc Jordan, Robert Klein, Barbara Lang, Mary Louise, Jay Norman, Jaclynn Villamil
Director
Mike Nichols
Choreographer
Lee Theodore
Musical Director
Elliot Lawrence
Orchestrations
Eddie Sauter
Scenic Design
Tony Walton
Costume Design
Tony Walton
Lighting Design
Jean Rosenthal

2005 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Studio 54
Opening Night
Dec 14, 2006
Total Performances
99
Original Cast
Kristin Chenoweth, Brian d'Arcy James, Marc Kudisch, Walter Charles, Meggie Cansler, Julie Connors, Sarah Jane Everman, Jennifer Taylor Farrell, Justin Keyes, Lorin Latarro, Mike McGowan, Sean Palmer, Dennis Stowe
Director
Gary Griffin
Choreographer
Andy Blankenbuehler
Musical Director
Rob Fisher
Orchestrations
Jonathan Tunick
Scenic Design
John Lee Beatty
Costume Design
Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design
Donald Holder





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CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


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1967 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actress in a Musical - Barbara Harris
Best Musical
Best Composer and Lyricist
Best Actor in a Musical - Alan Alda
Best Costume Design
Best Choreography
Best Direction of a Musical

2007 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical

2007 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Kristin Chenoweth
Outstanding Orchestrations

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