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MUSIC THEATER REPERTOIRE

1958 – 1964
Porgy and Bess (USA, New Zealand, Australia and Israel)
West Side Story (USA, Australia, Canada and Mexico)
Camelot National Company with Kathryn Grayson
Lincoln Center State Theater productions of King and I with Rise Stevens and The Merry Widow with Patrice Munsel
Bells Are Ringing with Anne Jeffries
Can Can with Genevieve
Carousel with Howard Keel and Inga Swenson
Fanny with Walter Slezak
Guys and Dolls with Lloyd Bridges
Hit the Deck with Mimi Hines and Phil Ford
King and I with Patricia Morrison
Kiss Me Kate with Jane Morgan and Earl Wrightson
Lock Up Your Daughters with Richard Wordsworth and Hy Hazell
Man of La Mancha in Israel with Gidon Singer (in Hebrew)
Most Happy Fella with Inia te Wiata
Naughty Marietta with Kathryn Grayson
One Touch of Venus with Arlene Dahl
Pajama Game with Don Cornell and Mindy Carson
South Pacific with Betsy Palmer
Wonderful Town with Phyllis Diller

1972 – 1975
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris with Theodore Bikel and Chita Rivera
Promises, Promises with Donald O’Conner
Promises, Promises with Orson Bean
The Rothchilds, National Company with Theodore Bikel
Song of Cyrano (original by Wright and Forrest) with Jose Ferrer
Brigadoon for Columbia Artists
Porgy and Bess, Los Angeles Civic Light Opera
Porgy and Bess in Atlanta, Georgia with Tom Carey and Leona Mitchell
The Merry Widow with Mary Costa and Alan Titus
Jesus Christ, Superstar, National Company
Camelot with Robert Goulet and Carol Lawrence
Camelot with Anne Rodgers and Edward Mulhare

1983
West Side Story, Director and Music Director, Sydney and Melbourne

1993 – 1998
South Pacific, Australia, Hong Kong and Chaing Mai for Gordon/Frost
Hello Dolly, Australia tour for Gordon/Frost
West Side Story, (VSO–IMG) Brisbane
My Fair Lady (VSO–IMG) Brisbane with Anthony Warlow
Crazy for You (John Frost) Australian premiere season, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
Kiss Me Kate (concert performances) Brisbane Festival with Sir Thomas Allen and Yvonne Kenny