Allegro Revival 2014

Opened: November 1, 2014
Closing: December 14, 2014

Allegro - 2014 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Classic Stage Company
136 East 13th Street New York City, NY 10003

Follow the story of Joe Taylor, Jr. from cradle to early manhood in this loving and wise exploration of America’s coming of age, as seen through the eyes of a young physician learning about the mysteries of life and death. Discover this little-known jewel of a show, long considered Rodgers and Hammerstein's most personal and groundbreaking work of musical theatre. This second installment of our Musical Theatre Initiative will once again be helmed by Tony Award-winning director John Doyle (Passion). Come and experience another musical masterpiece in a luminous staging by one of our greatest interpreters of the form.

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Judy Kuhn, Ann Harada, Corey Stoll & More to Take Part in Classic Stage Company 2022 Gala Honoring John Doyle
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Classic Stage Company's 2022 Annual Gala will honor recently-departed Artistic Director John Doyle. The Gala will take place on Monday, October 24 at 6pm at Capitale.

Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week.

Breaking News: Jason Sudeikis Will Lead Classic Stage Company's DEAD POETS SOCIETY Off-Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 16, 2016

Classic Stage Company (Artistic Director John Doyle and Managing Director Jeff Griffin) announced today that Jason Sudeikis will star as John Keating in the world premiere of Dead Poets Society, a new play based on the beloved 1989 film. Written by Academy Award winner Tom Schulman, adapted from his screenplay, and directed by John Doyle, Dead Poets Society is set at a rigorous all-boys preparatory school renowned for its ancient traditions, where the unconventional Professor Keating inspires his students to defy conformity, and to live passionately. Performances for Dead Poets Society will begin Thursday, October 27 at CSC (136 East 13thStreet) with an official press opening Thursday, November 17. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

Married Couple Dylan & Becky Ann Baker Join Cast of John Doyle-Helmed PEER GYNT at CSC
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 5, 2016

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, today announced that acclaimed actors (and married couple) Becky Ann Baker (currently featured on "Girls") and Dylan Baker (currently featured on "The Americans") have joined the cast of its upcoming production of Henrik Ibsen's PEER GYNT, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who becomes the company's new Artistic Director in July. 

Breaking News: John Doyle to Direct DEAD POETS SOCIETY Premiere & PACIFIC OVERTURES as Part of Classic Stage's 2016-17 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 29, 2016

Off-Broadway's acclaimed Classic Stage Company today announced plans for its 2016-17 season, led by incoming Artistic Director John Doyle and Managing Director Jeff Griffin. Doyle, a Tony Award winner for Sweeney Todd and the director of Broadway's highly-praised new production of The Color Purple, assumes the artistic leadership of CSC beginning in July, succeeding Brian Kulick, who has led the company since 2003. For CSC, Doyle has directed Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro, and later this season will direct Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt.

Tony Winner John Doyle to Succeed Brian Kulick as Classic Stage Company's Artistic Director
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 1, 2015

Brian Kulick will step down as the Artistic Director of Off-Broadway's acclaimed Classic Stage Company following the current 2015-16 season. Kulick will be succeeded by the company's current Associate Director, Tony Award-winner John Doyle. Doyle will assume the position in July of 2016. Kulick, who has led Classic Stage Company for twelve seasons, will direct two of the current season's mainstage productions: Mother Courage and Her Children, starring Tonya Pinkins and Nathan the Wise, starring F. Murray Abraham. Doyle is directing the season's final offering, Peer Gynt.

John Doyle to Direct ALLEGRO at Classic Stage Company, Beginning Nov 2014?
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Classic Stage Company just posted an Equity audition notice hunting for actor-musicians to star in ALLEGRO, directed by John Doyle with musical direction by Mary Mitchell Campbell. According to the listing, the production is slated to begin rehearsals in September for a first preview on November 1, 2014.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, Peter Sarsgaard as HAMLET and More Set for Classic Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its 2014/2015 Season. The upcoming season for the esteemed off-Broadway company begins in October with Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle. ALLEGRO marks the second installment of CSC's Musical Theater Initiative, which launched last year with the company's hugely-successful production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion, directed by Doyle. Considered one of Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein II's most personal and groundbreaking works, ALLEGRO was their third collaboration and first premiered on Broadway in 1947.


What are the songs in Allegro and what's the order?
Joseph Taylor, Jr.
I Know It Can Happen Again
One Foot, Other Foot
Winters Go By
Poor Joe
A Fellow Needs a Girl
A Darn Nice Campus
So Far
You Are Never Away
What a Lovely Day for a Wedding
It May Be a Good Idea
To Have and to Hold
Wish Them Well
Money Isn't Everything
Yatata, Yatata, Yatata
The Gentleman Is a Dope
Come Home
My Wife
Two Short Years
Sitting on the Porch in the Moonlight
Mountain Greenery
Johnny One-Note

Allegro History

Other Productions of Allegro

1947   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1978   Off-Off-Broadway Equity Library Theatre Revival
1994   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert
2002   New York Reading
New York
2004   Arlington, VA (Regional) Signature Theatre Production
Arlington, VA (Regional)
2014   Off-Broadway Classic Stage Company Production

Allegro - 2014 Off-Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2015 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Elizabeth A. Davis
2015 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations Mary-Mitchell Campbell
2015 Drama League Awards Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical Allegro
2015 The Lortels Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Jessica Tyler Wright
2015 The Lortels Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Claybourne Elder