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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 Brontë; 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 BarbourEdward Fairfax Rochester
Marla SchaffelJane Eyre
Mary StoutMarigold
Mrs. Fairfax
Nell BalabanSchoolgirl
Grace Poole
Amy Eshton
Andrea BowenSchoolgirl
Adele
Marje BubrosaThe Gypsy
Stephen R. BuntrockMr. Eshton
St. John Rivers
Elizabeth DeGraziaSchoolgirl
Blanche Ingram
Bruce DowRobert
Gina FerrallMrs. Reed
Lady Ingram
Bonnie GleicherSchoolgirl
Rita GlynnSchoolgirl
Gina LamparellaSchoolgirl
Louisa Eshton
Marguerite MacIntyreMiss Scatcherd
Bertha
Mrs. Dent
Lisa MusserYoung Jane
Bill NolteRichard Mason
Jayne PatersonHelen Burns
Mary Ingram
Don RichardMr. Brocklehurst
Colonel Dent
Vicar
Lee ZarrettYoung 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 1 Sung By
The OrphanJane Eyre
Children of GodSchoolgirls, Mr. Brocklehurst, Mrs. Reed, Miss Scatcherd and Ensemble
ForgivenessHelen Burns, Young Jane and Jane Eyre
The GraveyardJane Eyre, Young Jane and Ensemble
Sweet LibertyJane Eyre and Ensemble
Perfectly NiceMrs. Fairfax, Adele and Jane Eyre
As Good As YouEdward Fairfax Rochester
Secret SoulJane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
The Finer ThingsBlanche Ingram
Oh How You Look In The LightEdward Fairfax Rochester, Blanche Ingram and Ensemble
The PledgeJane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
SirensEdward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre and Bertha
ACT 2 Sung By
Things Beyond This EarthEnsemble
Painting Her PortraitJane Eyre
In The Light Of The Virgin MorningJane Eyre and Blanche Ingram
The GypsyThe Gypsy
The ProposalJane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Slip of a GirlMrs. Fairfax, Jane Eyre, Robert and Adele
The WeddingEnsemble
Wild BoyEdward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre, Bertha and Ensemble
Sirens (Reprise) Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Farewell Good AngelEdward Fairfax Rochester
Forgiveness (Reprise) Mrs. Reed, Jane Eyre and Ensemble
The Voice Across The MoorsSt. John Rivers, Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Poor MasterMrs. Fairfax and Jane Eyre
Brave Enough For LoveJane Eyre, Edward Fairfax Rochester and Ensemble