Camelot Revival 1980

Opened: July 8, 1980
Closing: August 23, 1980

Camelot - 1980 - Broadway History , Info & More

New York State Theatre
20 Lincoln Center New York, NY

Based on The Once and Future King by T. H. White

This irresistible musical takes you inside the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Arthur's dream of creating a utopian kingdom is complicated by love for his new Queen, Guenevere, and friendship with his favorite knight, Lancelot. A ravishing story of passion, chivalry, and betrayal has a gorgeous score that includes "If Ever I Would Leave You," "What Do the Simple Folk Do?," and, of course, "Camelot."

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Camelot FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Parade
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood
Camelot
Follow Me
C'est Moi
The Lusty Month of May
Then You May Take Me to the Fair
How to Handle a Woman
The Jousts
Before I Gaze at You Again
If Ever I Would Leave You
The Seven Deadly Virtues
What Do the Simple Folk Do?
The Persuasion
Fie on Goodness
I Loved You Once in Silence
Guenevere
The Quests
Face to Face
Overture
March
I Wonder What The King Is Doing Tonight
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood
Camelot
Follow Me
C'est Moi
The Lusty Month of May
How To Handle A Woman
Before I Gaze at You Again
If Ever I Would Leave You
The Seven Deadly Virtues
What Do The Simple Folk Do?
Fie On Goodness
I Loved You Once In Silence
Guenevere
Finale
March
I Wonder What The King Is Doing Tonight
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood
Camelot
C'est Moi
The Lusty Month of May
How To Handle A Woman
Before I Gaze at You Again
If Ever I Would Leave You
The Seven Deadly Virtues
Fie On Goodness
What Do The Simple Folk Do?
I Loved You Once In Silence
Guenevere
Finale

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