Theatre Information

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

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Irma La Douce Production Information


September 28, 1960 (2 previews)


September 29, 1960

Closing:December 31, 1961
# Performances:524
Theatres: Plymouth Theatre (New York, NY)
9/28/1960 - 10/28/1961

Plymouth Theatre (New York, NY)
9/29/1960 - 10/28/1961

Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
10/30/1961 - 12/31/1961

Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
10/30/1961 - 12/31/1961

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Version:Broadway Version


Other Productions of Irma La Douce

1956   Paris Original Paris Production
1958   West End London Production
West End
1960   Broadway Broadway Production
1962   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1979   West End London Revival
West End
2014   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert


Audio Recordings

1958  Original London Cast
1960  Original Broadway Cast
1963  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

Valse Milieu
Tres Tres Snob
a.k.a. Songs of France
The Bridge of Caulaincourt
Our Language of Love
She's Got the Lot
Dis-donc, Dis-donc
Le Grisbi Is le Root of le Evil in Man
The Wreck of a Mec
That's a Crime
From a Prison Cell
There Is Only One Paris for That
The Freedom of the Seas
Storm Ballet
a.k.a. Artic Ballet
Fever Dance
Christmas Child

Cut prior to London opening


Cut from the English version


Irma La Douce - 1960 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Choreography
Onna White
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Conductor and Musical Director
Stanley Lebowsky
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
Rolf Gerard
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Direction of a Musical
Peter Brook
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Musical
Marguerite Monnot
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Clive Revill
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Elizabeth Seal