Theatre Information

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
230 West 49th St.

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Canterbury Tales Production Information


February 03, 1969

Closing:May 18, 1969
# Performances:121
Theatres: Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
2/3/1969 - 5/18/1969

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of Canterbury Tales

1968   West End Original London Production
West End
1969   Broadway Broadway Production
1979   Off-Off-Broadway Equity Library Theatre Revival
1980   Broadway Broadway Transfer


Audio Recordings

1968  Original London Cast
1969  Original Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Song of Welcome
Good Night Hymn
Canterbury Day
Pilgrim Riding Music
a.k.a. Horse Ride
I Have a Noble Cock
Darling, Let Me Teach You How to Kiss
Nicholas and Alison's Love Duet
a.k.a. There's the Moon
Some Call It Love
Love Will Conquer All
Chanticleer and Pertelote Duet
Chanticleer, Pertelote, Fox Trio
Fill Your Glass
a.k.a. Beer Is Best
Come on and Marry Me, Honey
Mug Dance
When I Was a Boy
Where Are the Girls of Yesterday?
Hymen, Hymen
If She Has Never Loved Before
I'll Give My Love a Ring
Pear Tree Quintet
I Am Forever Dated
a.k.a. I Am All A-Blaze
Love Pas De Deux
What Do Women Most Desire?
a.k.a. What Do Women Want?
April Song

Cut prior to London opening

Sit Down Upon My Knee

Added to the Broadway production

It Depends on What You're At

Canterbury Tales - 1969 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Theatre World Awards - 1969 - Performance
Ed Evanko
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Choreography
Sammy Bayes
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Costume Design
Louden Sainthill
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Sandy Duncan
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Scenic Design
Derek Cousins