Camelot

Primary Creator
Composer Lerner and Loewe
Contributor(s)
Lyricist Allen Jay Lerner
Composer Frederic Loewe
Singer Julie Andrews
Singer Robert Goulet
Singer Richard Burton
Properties
Duration200 minutes
Era1951-2000
StyleAmerican
Name of WorkCamelot
Production Date1960
Production LocationNew York, United States
General Notes

Description

A doomed love triangle with three virtuous people trying to live by their principles -- King Arthur, Lancelot and Guenevere.

Theme

Camelot: a medieval place of goodness and justice, and its inevitable failure.

Emotional Sum or Sense-of-life

One must attempt to live by values, even though virtue is powerless and hopeless.

Context Information

Based on the legend of King Arthur as described in The Once and Future King by T. H. White.

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