Theatre Information

Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
235 W. 44th St.

Half a Sixpence Production Information


Previews:

April 15, 1965 (4 previews)

Opening:

April 25, 1965

Closing:July 16, 1966
# Performances:511
Theatres: Colonial Theatre (Boston, MA)
3/0/1964 - ?

Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
4/15/1965 - 7/16/1966

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
 

 


Other Productions of Half a Sixpence


1963   West End Original London Production
West End
1965   Broadway Broadway Production
Broadway
2008   Off-Broadway Musicals Tonight! Concert
Off-Broadway
2016   West End West End Transfer
West End

 


Audio Recordings


1962  Composer's Demo
[unreleased]
1963  Original London Cast
1965  Original Broadway Cast
1967  Film Soundtrack
1967 (i)  Studio Cast
1967 (ii)  Studio Cast
1968  Studio Cast
unknown  Studio 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

All in the Cause of Economy
Half a Sixpence
Money to Burn
The Oak and the Ash
She's Too Far Above Me
I Don't Believe a Word of It
I'm Not Talking to You
If the Rain's Got to Fall
The Old Military Canal
The One That's Run Away
Long Ago
Flash, Bang, Wallop!
I Know What I Am
I'll Build a Palace
I Only Want a Little House

Written for the Broadway production

A Proper Gentleman
The Party's on the House

Written for the 1967 film version

This Is My World
Lady Botting's Boating Regatta Cup Racing Song
a.k.a. The Race Is On

Half a Sixpence - 1965 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Choreography
Onna White
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Direction of a Musical
Gene Saks
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Musical
Beverley Cross
Half a Sixpence
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
David Heneker
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Tommy Steele
James Grout
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Carrie Nye
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Producer (Musical)
Allen-Hodgdon
Stevens Productions
Harold Fielding