Carnival in Flanders 1953

Opened: September 8, 1953

Carnival in Flanders - 1953 - Broadway History , Info & More

New Century Theatre
932 Seventh Avenue New York, NY

Based on the film La Kermesse Heroique by Jacques Feyder.

Screenplay by C. Spaak, J. Feyder and B. Zimmer.

It is 1616 in the town of Flacksenburg in Flanders (a region of modern-day Belgium).When the Spanish army marches into Flacksenburg, the mayor of the town decides to play dead in hopes that the army will leave. Plans become complicated when the head of the army, the Duke, becomes infatuated with the mayor’s wife, Cornelia. The mayor is forced to continue to play dead and watch as the Duke pursues his wife.

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Carnival in Flanders - 1953 Broadway Awards and Nominations

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Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1954 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Dolores Gray