Triumph of Love with a Book by James Magruder, music by Jeffrey Stock and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead opened at the Royale Theatre on Broadway on October 23, 1997 and played through January 4, 1998.
Produced by Margo Lion, Metropolitan Entertainment Group and Jujamcyn Theaters.
Directed by Michael Mayer; Choreographed by Doug Varone; Scenic Design by Heidi Ettinger; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Wig & Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Ms. Buckely’s Make-Up Design by B.J. Giwan and Make-Up Design by Ruth Pongstaphone.
Starring Christopher Sieber (Agis), Betty Buckley (Hesione), Kevin Chamberlin (Dimas), Roger Bart (Harlequin), F. Murray Abraham (Hermocrates), Susan Egan (Princess Leonide) and Nancy Opel (Corine).
The Greek princess Leonide falls for Agis, the heir to the kingdom Leonide’s family took over. To win him, she disguises herself as a boy and deals with Agis’s uncle and aunt, who favor reason over passion, in this musical adaptation of the Marivaux farce.