SYNOPSIS: Zorba the Greek teaches his life-embracing philosophy to a more uptight young student who has inherited a mine in Crete. Zorba maintains his joy in living despite several tragedies, in John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joseph Stein's musical adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' novel Zorba the Greek and its 1964 film.


Drama Desk Award
1969 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1969 Outstanding Lyrics Winner
1969 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1969 Outstanding Performance Winner
Tony Award
1969 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1969 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1969 Choreography Nominee
1969 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1969 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1969 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1969 Musical Nominee
1969 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner