THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Camelot (Video)

By Playbill Staff
December 3, 2012

The Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical Camelot opened at Broadway's Majestic Theatre Dec. 3, 1960. In celebration of the piece, Playbill.com looks back at performances and numbers from the musical.



Camelot starred Julie Andrews and Robert Goulet in his Broadway debut. The production ran for 873 performances and took home four 1961 Tony Awards, including Best Actor for Richard Burton.

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Robert Goulet singing "If Ever I Would Leave You":

"What Do Simple Folk Do?" with Julie Andrews and Richard Burton:

Burton sings "Camelot":

"Camelot" and "How to Handle a Woman" from the 1967 film adaptation:

Audio of Roddy McDowall singing "The Seven Deadly Virtues" from the musical:

"If Ever I Would Leave You" from the 1967 film:

Audio of Andrews singing "The Lusty Month of May":

Andrews reminisces about working with Burton in the musical:

A scene from Camelot on "The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe":

Sierra Boggess performing "The Lusty Month of May" in concert:

Audio of Andrews singing "The Simple Joys of Maindenhood":

Goulet singing "If Ever I Would Leave You" in concert:

Goulet reminiscing about working with co-star Andrews: