The Stephen Sondheim musical opened at the Shubert Theatre February 25, 1973.
A Little Night Music originally opened at Broadway's Shubert Theatre on February 25, 1973, with a cast that included Glynis Johns as Desiree, Len Cariou as Fredrik, and Hermione Gingold as Madame Armfeldt. The show garnered five 1973 Tony Awards, including one for Best Musical. The Sondheim score features one of the composer's best-known tunes, "Send in the Clowns," as well as "Every Day a Little Death," "The Miller's Son," and "A Weekend in the Country".
Look back at the original production below:
Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of A Little Night Music
As the musical prepares for its closing night, we asked five cast members—Will Roland, George Salazar, Lauren Marcus, Katlyn Carlson, and Jason SweetTooth Williams—a series of questions about their experiences along the show's journey from New Jersey to Broadway.