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Neil Simon Theatre , (2/21/2002 - 5/27/2002)
First Preview:Feb 06, 2002 Total Previews:11
Opening Date:Feb 21, 2002   
Closing Date:May 27, 2002 Total Performances:69

Category: Special, Solo, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Comments: Final performance on Monday, May 27 was an Actors' Fund benefit performance (not included in performance count total).


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by John Schreiber, Creative Battery and Margo Lion; Produced in association with Dede Harris, Morton Swinsky, Cheryl Wiesenfeld and The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe: Producer; Rosemarie Tichler: Artistic Producer; Mark Litvin: Managing Director); Associate Producer: Roy Furman, Jay Furman, Mark Krantz and Charles Flateman
Constructed by John Lahr; Reconstructed by Elaine Stritch; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Rob Bowman; Featuring songs by Jerome Kern ("All In Fun"), Stephen Sondheim ("Broadway Baby," "I'm Still Here," "The Little Things You Do Together" and "The Ladies Who Lunch"), George Gershwin ("But Not For Me"), Noël Coward ("If Love Were All," "I've Been To A Marvelous Party" and "Why Do The Wrong People Travel?"), Irving Berlin ("Can You Use Any Money Today?" and "There's No Business Like Show Business"), Carl Sigman ("Civilization"), Richard A. Whiting ("Hooray For Hollywood"), Porter Grainger ("I Want A Long Time Daddy"), Richard Rodgers ("Something Good" and "Zip"), Jule Styne ("The Party's Over" and "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby") and Albert Hague ("This Is All Very New To Me"); Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ("All In Fun"), Ira Gershwin ("But Not For Me"), Bob Hilliard ("Civilization"), Johnny Mercer ("Hooray For Hollywood"), Betty Comden ("The Party's Over" and "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby"), Adolph Green ("The Party's Over" and "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby"), Arnold B. Horwitt ("This Is All Very New To Me") and Lorenz Hart ("Zip")
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Make-Up Design by Bella Botier
Executive Producer: Robert Cole; General Manager: Steven Chaikelson and Snug Harbor Productions; Company Manager: David Jannone
Production Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Technical Supervisor: O'Donovan & Bradford; Assistant Stage Mgr: James D. Latus and Richard A. Borutta
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Rob Bowman; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Piano: Rob Bowman; Woodwinds: Les Scott, Richard A. Heckman and John Campo; Trumpet: Stu Satalof and Kamau Adilifu; Trombone: John Gale; Bass: Louis Bruno; Drums & Percussion: Willard Miller; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press
Piano provided by Steinway & Sons
Creative Consultant: Larry Grossman; Press Representative: Carol R. Fineman; Movement Consultant: Graciela Daniele; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: The Walton Group; Photographer: Denise Winters
Special thanks to Elizabeth I. McCann and Emily Winston
Cast
Elaine Stritch Performer
Tony Award®
winner 2002 Best Special Theatrical Event [winner]
Produced by John Schreiber, Creative Battery and Margo Lion; Executive Producer: Robert Cole; Produced in association with Dede Harris, Morton Swinsky, Cheryl Wiesenfeld and The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe: Producer; Rosemarie Tichler: Artistic Producer; Mark Litvin: Managing Director)
Drama Desk Award
winner 2002 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Constructed by John Lahr; Reconstructed by Elaine Stritch
 2002 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by George C. Wolfe
 2002 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Jonathan Tunick
winner 2002 Outstanding Solo Performance [winner]
Performer: Elaine Stritch

All in Fun
(music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)
Broadway Baby
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
But Not For Me
(music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
If Love Were All
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
Can You Use Any Money Today?
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
Civilization
(music by Carl Sigman; lyrics by Bob Hilliard)
Hooray for Hollywood
(music by Richard A. Whiting; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
I'm Still Here
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
I've Been to a Marvelous Party
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
I Want a Long Time Daddy
(music by Porter Grainger; lyrics by Porter Grainger)
The Little Things You Do Together
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
Something Good
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Richard Rodgers)
The Ladies Who Lunch
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
The Party's Over
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
There Never Was a Baby Like My Baby
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
There's No Business Like Show Business
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
This Is All Very New to Me
(music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt)
Why Do the Wrong People Travel
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
Zip
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart)