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Tricks   

 
Alvin Theatre , (1/08/1973 - 1/13/1973)
First Preview:Jan 03, 1973 Total Previews:5
Opening Date:Jan 08, 1973   
Closing Date:Jan 13, 1973 Total Performances:8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Herman Levin; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Book by Jon Jory; Music by Jerry Blatt; Lyrics by Lonnie Burstein; Based on "La Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière; Music orchestrated by Bert De Cocteau; Dance and incidental arrangements by Peter Howard
Directed by Jon Jory; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Design by Jack Shearing
Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson
Conducted by David Frank; Keyboard: David Frank; Guitarist: Tom Owen and Jack Cavari; Percussionist: Chuck Spies; Reed: William Morimando; Trumpet: James Bossy; Bass: Art Koenig; Violinist: Andrew Gottesman, Stanley Karpienia, Myron Roman and Avram Weiss
Press Representative: Frank Goodman, Arlene Wolf and Margaret Wade
Cast
René Auberjonois Scapin
Walter Bobbie Octave
Charlotte Crossley Charlotta
The Commedia
John Handy Gondolier
June Helmers Zerbinetta
Randy Herron Leandre
Ernestine Jackson Ernestina
The Commedia
Mitchell Jason Argante
Carolyn Mignini Hyacinthe
Joe Morton Arlecchino; Lead Singer
The Commedia
Christopher Murney Sylvestre
Adale O'Brien Property Mistress
Jo Ann Ogawa Isabella
Shezwae Powell Shezwae
The Commedia
Lani Sundsten Carmella
Tom Toner Geronte
Suzanne Walker Pantanella
Standby: Eric Tavares (Scapin, Sylvestre)
Understudies: Susan Dyas (Hyacinthe, Property Mistress), Vicki Frederick (Carmella, Isabella, Pantanella), John Handy (Leandre), Randy Herron (Octave), Joe Hill (Argante, Geronte) and Adale O'Brien (Zerbinetta)
Tony Award®
 1973 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Miles White
music by Jerry Blatt; lyrics by Lonnie Burstein
ACT 1Sung By
Prologue: Love or Money Commedia
Who Was I? Octave and Commedia
Trouble's a Ruler Scapin, Sylvestre and Octave
Enter Hyacinthe Octave and Commedia
Believe Me Octave, Hyacinthe and Commedia
Tricks Scapin and Sylvestre
A Man of Spirit Commedia
Where Is Respect Argante and Geronte
Somebody's Doin' Somebody All the Time Scapin and Commedia
A Sporting Man Scapin and Commedia
ACT 2Sung By
Scapin Arlecchino; Lead Singer (The Commedia)
Anything Is Possible Scapin and Sylvestre
How Sweetly Simple Hyacinthe and Zerbinetta
Gypsy Girl Zerbinetta and Commedia
Epilogue: Life Can Be Funny Company