Look Back at Gwen Verdon in Sweet Charity on Broadway

Archival Photos   Look Back at Gwen Verdon in Sweet Charity on Broadway
 
The original Broadway production opened January 29, 1966, at the Palace Theatre.
Gwen Verdon
Gwen Verdon Friedman-Abeles/©NYPL for the Performing Arts

Sweet Charity, composed by Cy Coleman with lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon, opened on January 29, 1966, at the Palace Theatre. The musical is based on the screenplay Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini. The original production was conceived by Bob Fosse for his wife, Tony winner Gwen Verdon, who played Charity opposite John McMartin as Oscar.

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