La Plume de Ma Tante
|La Plume de Ma Tante|
|Lyrics||Ross Parker |
La Plume de Ma Tante is a 1955 musical comedy, written, devised, and directed by Robert Dhéry, with music by Gérard Calvi, and English lyrics by Ross Parker. The play consisted of a number of short sketches in English, French, and pantomime, satirizing French society.
It opened firstly in 1955 at the Garrick Theatre, London, and closed after a run of two and a half years. It then transferred to the USA.
It opened on Broadway at the Royale Theater on November 11, 1958 and closed on December 17, 1960 after a total of 835 performances. Subsequently, the show toured to Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Francisco during 1961.
Awards and nominations
Original Broadway production
|1959||Tony Award||Best Musical||Nominated|
|Best Direction of a Musical||Robert Dhéry||Nominated|
|Best Conductor and Musical Director||Gershon Kingsley||Nominated|
|Special Tony Award||Contribution to the Theatre||The Cast||Won|