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Jane Eyre   

 
Brooks Atkinson Theatre , (12/10/2000 - 6/10/2001)
First Preview:Nov 09, 2000 Total Previews:36
Opening Date:Dec 10, 2000   
Closing Date:Jun 10, 2001 Total Performances:209

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: England: Gateshead Hall, Lowood School, Thornfield Hall and the surrounding Yorkshire Moors. 1840s.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Annette Niemtzow, Janet Robinson, Pamela Koslow and Margaret McFeely Golden; Produced in association with Jennifer Manocherian and Carolyn Kim McCarthy
American Premiere of Jane Eyre produced by LaJolla Playhouse (Michael Greif, Artistic Director; Terrence Dwyer, Managing Director)
Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontė; Book by John Caird; Additional lyrics by John Caird; Lyrics by Paul Gordon; Music by Paul Gordon; Musical Director: Steven Tyler; Vocal and incidental music arrangements: Steven Tyler; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman
Directed by John Caird and Scott Schwartz
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Mark Menard and Tom Clark; Associate Scenic Design: Keith Gonzales; Projection Design by John Napier, Lisa Podgur Cuscuna, Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Assistant Costume Design: Devon Painter; Assistant Lighting Design: Bobby Harrell
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Diana L. Fairbanks; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jacob Hauser
Production Stage Manager: Lori M. Doyle; Stage Manager: Debra A. Acquavella; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Sugarman
Musical Coordinator: Eugene Bianco; Conducted by Steven Tyler; Associate Conductor: David Gursky; Assistant Conductor: Antony Geralis; Music Contractor: Eugene Bianco; Concert Master: Regis Iandiorio; Violin: Rebekah Johnson and Mineko Yajima; Cello: Leo Grinhauz; Bass: Mark Vanderpoel; Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo, Soprano Recorder: Helen Campo; Clarinet, Bass Clarinet: John J. Moses; Oboe, English Horn: Brian Greene; French Horn: Jerry W. Peel; Trumpet, Flugelhorn: Thomas Hoyt; Percussion: William Hayes; Synthesizer, Keyboard: David Gursky, Antony Geralis and Steven Withers
Computerized scenic effects by SMI
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates and Tara Rubin; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Dance and movement: Jayne Paterson
Cast
James Barbour Edward Fairfax Rochester
Marla Schaffel Jane Eyre
Mary Stout Marigold
Mrs. Fairfax
Nell Balaban Schoolgirl
Grace Poole
Amy Eshton
Andrea Bowen Schoolgirl
Adele
Marje Bubrosa The Gypsy
Stephen R. Buntrock Mr. Eshton
St. John Rivers
Elizabeth DeGrazia Schoolgirl
Blanche Ingram
Bruce Dow Robert
Gina Ferrall Mrs. Reed
Lady Ingram
Bonnie Gleicher Schoolgirl
Rita Glynn Schoolgirl
Gina Lamparella Schoolgirl
Louisa Eshton
Marguerite MacIntyre Miss Scatcherd
Bertha
Mrs. Dent
Lisa Musser Young Jane
Bill Nolte Richard Mason
Jayne Paterson Helen Burns
Mary Ingram
Don Richard Mr. Brocklehurst
Colonel Dent
Vicar
Lee Zarrett Young John Reed
Young Lord Ingram
Swings: Sandy Binion, Bradley Dean and Erica Schroeder
Tony Award®
 2001 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Annette Niemtzow, Janet Robinson, Pamela Koslow and Margaret McFeely Golden; Produced in association with Jennifer Manocherian and Carolyn Kim McCarthy
 2001 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by John Caird
 2001 Best Original Score [nominee]
Additional lyrics by John Caird; Lyrics by Paul Gordon; Music by Paul Gordon
 2001 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Marla Schaffel
 2001 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Peggy Eisenhauer
 2001 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Jules Fisher
Drama Desk Award
winner 2001 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Marla Schaffel
music by Paul Gordon; lyrics by Paul Gordon
ACT 1Sung By
The Orphan Jane Eyre
Children of God Schoolgirls, Mr. Brocklehurst, Mrs. Reed, Miss Scatcherd and Ensemble
Forgiveness Helen Burns, Young Jane and Jane Eyre
The Graveyard Jane Eyre, Young Jane and Ensemble
Sweet Liberty Jane Eyre and Ensemble
Perfectly Nice Mrs. Fairfax, Adele and Jane Eyre
As Good As You Edward Fairfax Rochester
Secret Soul Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
The Finer Things Blanche Ingram
Oh How You Look In The Light Edward Fairfax Rochester, Blanche Ingram and Ensemble
The Pledge Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Sirens Edward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre and Bertha
ACT 2Sung By
Things Beyond This Earth Ensemble
Painting Her Portrait Jane Eyre
In The Light Of The Virgin Morning Jane Eyre and Blanche Ingram
The Gypsy The Gypsy
The Proposal Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Slip of a Girl Mrs. Fairfax, Jane Eyre, Robert and Adele
The Wedding Ensemble
Wild Boy Edward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre, Bertha and Ensemble
Sirens (Reprise)Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Farewell Good Angel Edward Fairfax Rochester
Forgiveness (Reprise)Mrs. Reed, Jane Eyre and Ensemble
The Voice Across The Moors St. John Rivers, Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Poor Master Mrs. Fairfax and Jane Eyre
Brave Enough For Love Jane Eyre, Edward Fairfax Rochester and Ensemble