Show Boat

Show Boat

SYNOPSIS: Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical version of Edna Ferber's novel examines the lives of Cap'n Andy and his troupe of traveling show boat performers, including his naïve daughter Magnolia, her gambling husband Gaylord Ravenal, the tragic mixed-race actress Julie, and black stevedore Joe, who marvels at the constancy of the "Ol' Man River" they travel on.
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Drama Desk Award
1983 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1983 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
Tony Award
1983 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1983 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1983 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee

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