High Spirits 1964

Opened: April 7, 1964

High Spirits - 1964 - Broadway History , Info & More

Alvin Theatre
250 W. 52nd St. New York, NY

Based upon Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward


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Robert Fletcher, Costume Designer For Stage and Screen, Dies at 98
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021


BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died in Kansas City, MO on April 5 at the age of 98.

Robert Rodi Salutes Noel Coward in MAD ABOUT THE BOY
by Sarah Hookey - May 21, 2019


In celebration of both Gay Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of Noel Coward's knighthood, Robert Rodi looks back on the British icon's legendary career, trailblazing style, enduring influence-and above all his songs. Coward's songs have been covered by artists from Judy Garland to Rufus Wainwright, and rival Cole Porter's for emotional range and irresistible melody.

Alessi, Ebert, et al. Lead Roundabout's BRIEF ENCOUNTER; Opens at Studio 54 Sept. 28, 2010
by Jessica Lewis - Jul 26, 2010


Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld has announced the full Broadway company for Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice.

Noel Coward's BRIEF ENCOUNTER to Open at Studio 54 in September
by Robert Diamond - Jun 7, 2010


Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld will present Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice.

Memorial Set For Actor Edward Woodward at The Theatre Royal Haymarket 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010


A memorial for Edward Woodward, who died aged 79, will be held in London at The Theatre Royal Haymarket, on Thursday, March 25th. He passed away on November 16, 2009.

Memorial Set For Actor Edward Woodward at The Theatre Royal Haymarket 3/25
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 16, 2010


A memorial for Edward Woodward, who died aged 79, will be held in London at The Theatre Royal Haymarket, on Thursday, March 25th. He passed away on November 16, 2009.

TDF To Present Annual Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2008


Xanadu star Kerry Butler and Costume Designers Suzy Benzinger, Alvin Colt, Linda Fisher, Jane Greenald, Desmond Heeley, Willa Kim, Eugene Lee, Kitty Leech, William Ivey Long, Jeff Mahshie, Martin Pakladinaz, Sally Ann Parsons, Robert Perziola, Jose Varona, and David Zinn, among others will be celebrating the Theatre Development Fund's Irene Sharaff Awards given for outstanding achievement in costume design. The awards are presented through TDF's Costume Collection.

High Spirits History

Other Productions of High Spirits

1964   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1964   West End London Production
West End
1981   Broadway Broadway Revival [Cancelled]
Broadway

High Spirits - 1964 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1964 Tony Awards Best Choreography Danny Daniels
1964 Tony Awards Best Conductor and Musical Director Fred Werner
1964 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Noel Coward
1964 Tony Awards Best Musical Hugh Martin
1964 Tony Awards Best Musical Timothy Gray
1964 Tony Awards Best Musical High Spirits
1964 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Hugh Martin
1964 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Timothy Gray
1964 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Louise Troy
1964 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Beatrice Lillie

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