La Plume de Ma Tante

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La Plume de Ma Tante
1960 playbill
Music Gerard Calvi
Lyrics Ross Parker
Francis Blanche
Book Robert Dhéry
Productions 1958 Broadway

La Plume de Ma Tante is a 1958 musical written, devised, and directed by Robert Dhery, with music by Gérard Calvi, and English lyrics written by Ross Parker. The play consisted of a number of short sketches in English, French, and pantomime, satirizing French society.[1]

It was nominated for the Best Musical, but lost to Redhead. It opened on Broadway at the Royale Theater on November 11, 1958 and closed on December 17, 1960 after a total of 835 performances.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Original Broadway production[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
1959 Tony Award Best Musical Nominated
Best Direction of a Musical Robert Dhéry Nominated
Best Conductor and Musical Director Gershon Kingsley Nominated
Special Tony Award Contribution to the Theatre The Cast Won


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