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Eugene O'Neill Theatre , (5/02/2004 - 8/29/2004)
First Preview:Apr 13, 2004 Total Previews:22
Opening Date:May 02, 2004   
Closing Date:Aug 29, 2004 Total Performances:136

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Lake Charles, Louisiana, November - December, 1963.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays, HBO, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Freddy DeMann, Scott Rudin, Ruth Hendel, Elisabeth Morten, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson), Jennifer Manocherian, Jane Bergère, Roger Berlind, Clear Channel Entertainment, Joan Cullman, Greg Holland, Scott Nederlander, Margo Lion, Daryl Roth, Frederick Zollo and Jeffrey Sine; Produced in association with The Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe: Producer; Mara Manus: Executive Director)
Book by Tony Kushner; Lyrics by Tony Kushner; Music by Jeanine Tesori; Music orchestrated by Rick Bassett, Joseph Joubert and Buryl Red; Musical Director: Linda Twine
Directed by George C. Wolfe; Choreographed by Hope Clarke
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair Design by Jeffrey Frank; Associate Scenic Design: Paul Weimer; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Sound Design: Jason Strangfeld
General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions; Associate Co. Mgr: Bess Eckstein
Production Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Production Manager: Gene O'Donovan; Stage Manager: Lisa Dawn Cave
Musical Supervisor: Kimberly Grigsby; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Linda Twine; Associate Conductor: Matthew Sklar; Music Copyist: Steven Alper
Casting: Jordan Thaler and Heidi Griffiths; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Michal Daniel; Dance Captain: Lisa Dawn Cave
Cast
Tonya Pinkins Caroline Thibodeaux
Chuck Cooper The Dryer
The Bus
Reathel Bean Grandpa Gellman
Harrison Chad Noah Gellman
Tracy Nicole Chapman The Radio
David Costabile Stuart Gellman
Veanne Cox Rose Stopnick Gellman
Aisha de Haas The Moon
Marcus Carl Franklin Joe Thibodeaux
Marva Hicks The Radio
Capathia Jenkins The Washing Machine
Larry Keith Mr. Stopnick
Ramona Keller The Radio
Alice Playten Grandma Gellman
Anika Noni Rose Emmie Thibodeaux
Leon G. Thomas III Jackie Thibodeaux
Chandra Wilson Dotty Moffett
Standbys: Sy Adamowsky (Noah Gellman), Shannon Antalan (Emmie Thibodeaux, The Radio), Sue Goodman (Grandma Gellman, Rose Stopnick Gellman), Donald Grody (Grandpa Gellman, Mr. Stopnick), Adam Heller (Stuart Gellman), Vanessa A. Jones (Dotty Moffett, The Moon, The Radio), Ledisi (The Radio, The Washing Machine), Adriane Lenox (Caroline Thibodeaux), Brandi Chavonne Massey (The Radio), Milton Craig Nealy (The Bus, The Dryer) and Chevon Rutty (Jackie Thibodeaux, Joe Thibodeaux)
Tony Award®
 2004 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays, HBO, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Freddy DeMann, Scott Rudin, Ruth Hendel, Elisabeth Morten, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Jane Bergère, Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson), Jennifer Manocherian, Roger Berlind, Clear Channel Entertainment, Joan Cullman, Greg Holland, Scott Nederlander, Margo Lion, Daryl Roth, Frederick Zollo and Jeffrey Sine; Produced in association with The Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe: Producer; Mara Manus: Executive Director)
 2004 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Tony Kushner
 2004 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Jeanine Tesori; Lyrics by Tony Kushner
 2004 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Tonya Pinkins
winner 2004 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Anika Noni Rose
 2004 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
George C. Wolfe
Theatre World
nominee 2004 Award [recipient]
Anika Noni Rose
Drama Desk Award
 2004 Outstanding New Musical [nominee]
Produced by Carole Shorenstein Hays, HBO, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Freddy DeMann, Scott Rudin, Ruth Hendel, Elisabeth Morten, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson), Jennifer Manocherian, Jane Bergère, Roger Berlind, Clear Channel Entertainment, Joan Cullman, Greg Holland, Scott Nederlander, Margo Lion, Daryl Roth, Frederick Zollo and Jeffrey Sine; Produced in association with The Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe: Producer; Mara Manus: Executive Director)
 2004 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Tony Kushner
 2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Tonya Pinkins
 2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Anika Noni Rose
 2004 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by George C. Wolfe
winner 2004 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Jeanine Tesori
music by Jeanine Tesori; lyrics by Tony Kushner
ACT 1Sung By
16 Feet Beneath the Sea Caroline Thibodeaux and The Washing Machine
The Radio The Radio
Laundry Quintet The Radio, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Washing Machine
Noah Down the Stairs Noah Gellman
The Cigarette Caroline Thibodeaux, Noah Gellman and The Washing Machine
Laundry Finish The Radio
The Dryer The Dryer and The Radio
I Got Four Kids Caroline Thibodeaux, The Dryer and The Washing Machine
Caroline, There's Extra Food Rose Stopnick Gellman, Caroline Thibodeaux, Grandma Gellman and Grandpa Gellman
There Is No God, Noah Stuart Gellman
Rose Stopnick Can Cook Grandma Gellman, Grandpa Gellman, Stuart Gellman and Rose Stopnick Gellman
Long Distance Rose Stopnick Gellman
Dotty and Caroline Dotty Moffett, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Moon
Moon Change The Moon
Moon Trio The Moon, Dotty Moffett and Caroline Thibodeaux
The Bus The Bus
That Can't Be Dotty Moffett, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Moon
Noah and Rose Noah Gellman and Rose Stopnick Gellman
Inside/Outside The Moon, Noah Gellman and Rose Stopnick Gellman
JFK The Moon, Noah Gellman and Rose Stopnick Gellman
Duets: No One Waitin' The Radio, Emmie Thibodeaux and Caroline Thibodeaux
Duets:'Night Mamma Emmie Thibodeaux
Duets:Gonna Pass Me a Law Caroline Thibodeaux and Noah Gellman
Duets:Noah Go to Sleep Caroline Thibodeaux and Noah Gellman
Noah Has a Problem Caroline Thibodeaux and Rose Stopnick Gellman
Stuart and Noah Stuart Gellman, Noah Gellman and Caroline Thibodeaux
Quarter in the Bleach Cup Noah Gellman, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Washing Machine
Caroline Take My Money Home Noah Gellman, Caroline Thibodeaux, Emmie Thibodeaux, Jackie Thibodeaux and Joe Thibodeaux
Roosevelt Petrucius Coleslaw Noah Gellman, Emmie Thibodeaux, Jackie Thibodeaux, Joe Thibodeaux and Caroline Thibodeaux
ACT 2Sung By
Santa Comin' Caroline The Radio and The Washing Machine
Little Reward The Washing Machine, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Radio
1943 Caroline Thibodeaux, The Radio and The Washing Machine
Mr. Gellman's Shirt Rose Stopnick Gellman and Caroline Thibodeaux
Ooh Child The Washing Machine and The Radio
Rose Recovers Rose Stopnick Gellman, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Dryer
I Saw Three Ships Jackie Thibodeaux, Joe Thibodeaux, Emmie Thibodeaux and Caroline Thibodeaux
The Chanukah Party Stuart Gellman, Noah Gellman, Rose Stopnick Gellman, Grandma Gellman and Grandpa Gellman
Dotty and Emmie Dotty Moffett, Emmie Thibodeaux and Caroline Thibodeaux
I Don't Want My Child To Hear That Caroline Thibodeaux, Mr. Stopnick, Grandma Gellman and Grandpa Gellman
Mr. Stopnick and Emmie Emmie Thibodeaux, Mr. Stopnick, Caroline Thibodeaux and Rose Stopnick Gellman
Kitchen Fight Dotty Moffett, Emmie Thibodeaux and Caroline Thibodeaux
A Twenty Dollar Bill and Why? Mr. Stopnick, Rose Stopnick Gellman, Noah Gellman and Grandma Gellman
I Hate the Bus Emmie Thibodeaux
Moon, Emmie and Stuart Trio The Moon, Emmie Thibodeaux, Stuart Gellman and Rose Stopnick Gellman
The Twenty Dollar Bill Noah Gellman, Rose Stopnick Gellman, Mr. Stopnick, Grandma Gellman and Grandpa Gellman
Caroline and Noah Fight Noah Gellman, Caroline Thibodeaux and The Dryer
Aftermath Rose Stopnick Gellman, Noah Gellman, Stuart Gellman and Mr. Stopnick
Sunday Morning Caroline Thibodeaux and Dotty Moffett
Lot's Wife Caroline Thibodeaux
Salty Teardrops The Radio
Why Does Our House Have a Basement Noah Gellman, Rose Stopnick Gellman and The Washing Machine
Underwater Caroline Thibodeaux and Noah Gellman
Epilogue The Moon, Emmie Thibodeaux, Stuart Gellman and Rose Stopnick Gellman