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Take Me Along   

Martin Beck Theatre, (4/14/1985 - 4/14/1985)
First Preview: Apr 09, 1985 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Apr 14, 1985    
Closing Date: Apr 14, 1985 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A Connecticut town. 1906.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Produced by arrangement with The Shubert Performing Arts Center
Originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)
Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Joseph Stein and Robert Russell; Based on "Ah Wilderness" by Eugene O'Neill; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Allen Cohen; Additional orchestrations by Lynn Crigler and Allen Cohen; Musical Director: Lynn Crigler
Directed by Thomas Gruenewald; Choreography and Musical Staging by Dan Siretta
Scenic Design by James Leonard Joy; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Costume Design by David Toser; Sound Design by Jan Nebozenko; Hair Design by Stephen LoVullo
General Manager: Alan C. Wasser
Production Stage Manager: John Bonanni; Stage Manager: Bryan Harris; Assistant Stage Mgr: Andy Hostettler
Music Contractor: John Monaco; Associate Conductor: Patrick Vaccariello
Casting: Warren Pincus; General Press Representative: David Powers; Dance Captain: Ed Brazo; Advertising: Attisano Levine, Inc.
Cast
Beth Fowler
Lily Miller
Nat's sister
Taryn Grimes
Muriel Macomber
Macomber's daughter and friend to Richard
Betty Johnson
Broadway debut
Essie Miller
Nat's wife
Alyson Kirk
Mildred Miller
the youngest Miller
Kurt Knudson
Sid Davis
Essie's brother
Stephen McDonough
Broadway debut
Arthur Miller
Richard's older bother, at Yale
Robert Nichols
Nat Miller
editor of the Centerville Globe
Nikki Sahagen
Belle
a travelling artiste for hire
Gary Landon Wright
Broadway debut
Richard Miller
Nat's younger son
Kathy Andrini
Ensemble
Blake Atherton
Ensemble
Michael Kelly Boone
Ensemble
Ed Brazo
Ensemble
Kimberly Campbell
Swing Dancer
Richard Dodd
Ensemble
Erik Geier
Swing Dancer
Andy Hostettler
Ensemble
Richard Korthaze
David Macomber
dry goods store owner
Ensemble
Patrick S. Murphy
Ensemble
Mercedes Perez
Ensemble
Keith Savage
Ensemble
David Vosburgh
Bartender
Ensemble
Joel Whittaker
Wint
Arthur's friend
Ensemble
Betty Winsett
Ensemble
John Witham
The Salesman
Ensemble
Understudies: Kathy Andrini (Mildred Miller, Muriel Macomber), Michael Kelly Boone (Richard Miller, Wint), Patrick S. Murphy (Richard Miller), Mercedes Perez (Belle), Keith Savage (Bartender, David Macomber, The Salesman), David Vosburgh (Nat Miller), Joel Whittaker (Arthur Miller), Betty Winsett (Essie Miller, Lily Miller) and John Witham (Sid Davis)
Tony Award®
1985 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Kurt Knudson
music by Bob Merrill; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1 Sung By
Marvelous Fire Machine Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe) and Ensemble
Oh, Please Essie Miller (Nat's wife) and Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe)
Oh, Please (Reprise) Essie Miller (Nat's wife), Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe), Lily Miller (Nat's sister), Arthur Miller (Richard's older bother, at Yale) and Mildred Miller (the youngest Miller)
I Would Die Richard Miller (Nat's younger son) and Muriel Macomber (Macomber's daughter and friend to Richard)
Sid, Ol' Kid Sid Davis (Essie's brother), Belle (a travelling artiste for hire) and Townspeople
Staying Young Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe)
I Get Embarrassed Sid Davis (Essie's brother) and Lily Miller (Nat's sister)
We're Home Lily Miller (Nat's sister)
Take Me Along Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe) and Sid Davis (Essie's brother)
Take Me Along (Reprise) Company
The Only Pair I've Got Belle (a travelling artiste for hire) and Ensemble
In the Company of Men Sid Davis (Essie's brother), Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe) and Male Ensemble
Knights on White Horses Lily Miller (Nat's sister) and Essie Miller (Nat's wife)
That's How It Starts Richard Miller (Nat's younger son)
ACT 2 Sung By
If Jesus Don't Love Ya Richard Miller (Nat's younger son), Belle (a travelling artiste for hire) and Ensemble
Oh, Please (Reprise) Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe) and Essie Miller (Nat's wife)
Promise Me a Rose Lily Miller (Nat's sister)
If Jesus Don't Love Ya Lily Miller (Nat's sister)
Staying Young (Reprise) Nat Miller (editor of the Centerville Globe)
Green Snake Sid Davis (Essie's brother)
Nine O'Clock Richard Miller (Nat's younger son)
Nine O'Clock (Reprise) Richard Miller (Nat's younger son) and Muriel Macomber (Macomber's daughter and friend to Richard)
But Yours Sid Davis (Essie's brother) and Lily Miller (Nat's sister)
Finale Sid Davis (Essie's brother) and Lily Miller (Nat's sister)