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Camelot - 1981 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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."

History:

Revival
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:Broadway
Previews: November 10, 1981
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Closing:January 02, 1982

Winter Garden Theatre (Broadway)

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Camelot Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Camelot been nominated for?
Best Revival for Don Gregory.

What songs are in Camelot and what's the order?
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

What is the order of songs in Camelot and what's the order?
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

What productions of Camelot have there been?
Camelot has had 23 productions including Broadway which opened in 1960, Broadway which opened in 1960, US Tour which opened in 1963, US Tour which opened in 1963, West End which opened in 1964, Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 1980, US Tour which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 1981, Broadway which opened in 1981, US Tour which opened in 1982, West End which opened in 1982, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1991, Broadway which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1993, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2003, Regional (US) which opened in 2003, West End which opened in 2004, Regional (US) which opened in 2005, US Tour which opened in 2007, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2018, Broadway which opened in 2023 and Broadway which opened in 9999.