MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 04, 2003
Closing Date
Feb 15, 2004
1st Preview
Oct 27, 2003
1st Preview
Oct 27, 2003
Previews
44
Performances
84
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Dec 04, 2003 - Feb 15, 2004)

Setting
First, Punxsutawney, PA. Then, New York City. 1936.

Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Jeffrey Hatcher; Featuring songs with lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Ira Gershwin, Bernard Dougall, P. G. Wodehouse, Jimmy McHugh and Edward Laska; Musical Director: Robert Billig; Vocal arrangements by Robert Billig; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Dance arrangements by Zane Mark; Based on the original film "Swing Time" produced by RKO; Based on the original film "Swing Time" distributed by Turner Entertainment Co.; Based on a story by Erwin Gelsey; Based on the movie directed by George Stevens; Incidental and song arrangements by James Sampliner
Directed by Michael Greif; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Choreographer: Jodi Moccia; Associate Director: Leigh Silverman; Assistant Choreographer: Greg Graham
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Scenic Design: David Peterson; Assistant Scenic Design: Thomas Peter Sarr and Robert F. Wolin; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Assistant Costume Design: Robert J. Martin and Brian Russman; Make-Up Design by Melissa Silver; Assistant to Costume Designer: Donald Sanders and Rachel Attridge; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Assistant Lighting Design: John Viesta; Automated Lighting Programmer: David Arch; Sound Design Assistant: Jeffrey Lee
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates and Devin Keudell; Company Manager: Leslie A. Glassburn; Associate Co. Mgr: Janice Jacobson
Production Stage Manager: Kristen Harris; Technical Supervisor: Theatresmith Inc.; Stage Manager: Michael John Egan; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jason Trubitt
Conducted by Robert Billig; Associate Conductor: James Sampliner; Assistant Conductor: Howard Joines; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation and Katharine Edmonds; Musical Coordinator: John Miller
Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Dance Captain: Denis Jones; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Web Design: Situation Marketing and Damian Bazadona; Press Associate: Amy Jacobs and Juliana Hannett
Penny Carroll
Lucky Garnett
Mr. Pangborn
Alfred J. Morgenthal
Mr. Chalfont
Margaret Chalfont
Major Bowes
Ricardo Romero
Mabel Pritt
One of the Rome-Tones
 
Ensemble
A Stage Manager
 
Dice Raymond
 
Ensemble
One of The Charms
 
Ensemble
Miss Tattersall
 
Ensemble
One of The Charms
 
Ensemble
One of The Charms
 
A Waitress
 
Ensemble
One of the Rome-Tones
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
One of the Rome-Tones
 
Ensemble
A Minister
 
A Construction Worker
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Julio Agustin (Mr. Pangborn, Ricardo Romero), Timothy J. Alex (Ricardo Romero, Mr. Chalfont, Major Bowes), Nili Bassman (Penny Carroll), Julie Connors (Margaret Chalfont), Sally Mae Dunn (Mabel Pritt), Jennifer Frankel (Mabel Pritt), Jason Gillman (Lucky Garnett), Greg Graham (Lucky Garnett), Philip LeStrange (Mr. Pangborn), Deborah Leamy (Penny Carroll), Kenya Unique Massey (Velma), Ron Orbach (Alfred J. Morgenthal), Ipsita Paul (Velma), T. Oliver Reid (Spud), Kirby Ward (Alfred J. Morgenthal, Mr. Chalfont, Major Bowes) and Tommar Wilson (Spud)
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Dearly Beloved
(lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
Lucky Garnett and His Charms
Put Me to the Test
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Lucky Garnett
Lucky Garnett and The Company
Pick Yourself Up
Penny Carroll and Lucky Garnett
Pick Yourself Up (Reprise)
Mabel Pritt and Alfred J. Morgenthal
Who?
(lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach)
Ricardo Romero and the Rome-Tones
I'm Old Fashioned
(lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
Penny Carroll
She Didn't Say Yes, She Didn't Say No
(lyrics by Otto Harbach)
Spud and Velma
The Song Is You
(lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)
Mabel Pritt, Alfred J. Morgenthal and Waitresses
The Way You Look Tonight
Lucky Garnett and Penny Carroll
Act 2
Sung By
Waltz in Swing Time
The Company
Shimmy With Me
(lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse)
Mabel Pritt and The Company
A Fine Romance
Penny Carroll, Lucky Garnett, Mabel Pritt and Alfred J. Morgenthal
I'll Be Hard to Handle
(lyrics by Bernard Dougall)
Spud and Velma
I Got Love
Mabel Pritt
The Most Exciting Night
(lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Otto Harbach)
Ricardo Romero and the Rome-Tones
Remind Me
Penny Carroll and Lucky Garnett
Never Gonna Dance
Lucky Garnett and Penny Carroll
Dearly Beloved / I Won't Dance (Reprise)
The Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Karen Ziemba
 

Best Choreography

2004 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Choreography

2004 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2004 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
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