1960 is the year of the start of the musical in the Majestic Theatre and its closure was only 3 years later, after a total of 875 runs. Stage design and costumes were made with pomp, skillfully and beautifully. The stage design was done by brilliant Oliver Smith, and A. Duquette and later – T. Duquette performed suits. Moss Hart – director and choreography was after Hanya Holm.
The musical received four Tony Awards, and the recording of its music has been a bestseller in the USA for a year and 2 months. The tour was conducted in 1963 – 1964, and in 1965, the presentation of the musical on Broadway was opened. After a successful tour, a year later it was repeated. In 1963, the musical arrives in Australia, where it was held successfully for 2 years.
West End adopted staging in 1964, at Drury Lane, and there it lasted for another 518 performances. In the wake of the success, the film was released in 1967, which starred Hollywood's big star, Vanessa Redgrave (she is still alive; she is 79 years old as of beginning of 2016).
Numerous musical renewals took place over many years, as this story is considered a classic, and therefore it ensures success. Since 1980 until today, the musical has lived for more than 1,000 additional shows. Geography is: New York, Toronto, San Francisco, as well as two national US tours. It is noteworthy that in 2008, the team of the musical was enriched with Christopher Lloyd (who is familiar to many as the crazy professor from Back To The Future or a Martian from My Favourite Martian).
Release date: 1960
Last Update:January, 13th 2016
Camelot lyrics list
- Act 1
- Overture Lyrics
- March (Parade) Lyrics
- I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight Lyrics
- Simple Joys of Maidenhood Lyrics
- Camelot Lyrics
- Follow Me Lyrics
- C'est Moi Lyrics
- Lusty Month of May Lyrics
- Then You May Take Me to the Fair Lyrics
- How to Handle a Woman Lyrics
- Before I Gaze at You Again Lyrics
- Act 2
- If Ever I Would Leave You Lyrics
- Seven Deadly Virtues Lyrics
- What Do the Simple Folk Do? Lyrics
- Fie on Goodness Lyrics
- I Loved You Once in Silence Lyrics
- Guenevere Lyrics
- Finale Ultimo (Camelot Reprise) Lyrics