Oliver! 1960

Opened: June 30, 1960

Oliver! - 1960 - West End History , Info & More

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Freely adapted from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Nothing is as thrilling on the stage as a well-crafted tale, and Oliver! is just such a show. Based on the Dickens novel, it engages with its pathos and drama, while delighting everyone with the musical numbers "Food, Glorious Food," "I'd Do Anything," "Where is Love?," "Consider Yourself," "As Long As He Needs Me," and "Who Will Buy." Dickens' characters are brought to life-perhaps larger than life-with all their facets glowing in this production.

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What productions of Oliver! have there been?
Oliver! has had 15 productions including West End which opened in 1960, Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1965, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1976, Regional (US) which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1984, Broadway which opened in 1984, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1994, West End which opened in 1994, West End which opened in 2009, UK Tour which opened in 2011, East Haddam, CT (Regional) which opened in 2018 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2023.
What awards has Oliver! been nominated for?
Oliver! has been nominated for several awards. It received nominations for Best Theatre Choreographer at the Olivier Awards for Matthew Bourne and Performance of the Year in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for Roy Hudd.