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Funny Girl   

 
New Amsterdam Theatre , (9/23/2002 - 9/23/2002)
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Opening Date:Sep 23, 2002   
Closing Date:Sep 23, 2002 Total Performances:1

Category: Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival, Broadway
Description: Based on incidents in the life of Fanny Brice.
Setting: Shortly before and after World War I. Various theatres on New York's lower East Side, in Baltimore, and on Long Island.
Comments: The Second Annual Benefit Concert for The Actors' Fund.


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Produced by The Actors' Fund of America; Artistic Producer: Seth Rudetsky; Coordinating Producer: Andrew Kato; Presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.; Associate Producer: Tim Pinckney
Produced for the Broadway stage by Ray Stark; Original Production Directed by Garson Kanin
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Isobel Lennart; From an original story by Isobel Lennart; Concert Adaptation: Tim Pinckney; Musical Director: Seth Rudetsky; New orchestrations by Ryan Shore; Orchestrations based on originals by Ralph Burns; Orchestrations for "Sleep Now, Baby Bunting": Larry Blank
Directed by Peter Flynn; Choreographed by Devanand N. Janki and Robert Tatad
Make-up Consultant: MAC Cosmetics; Scenic Design by Rob Bissinger; Lighting Design by Martin Vreeland; Sound Design by Cynthia J. Hawkins; Costume Design by Jeff Johnson Doherty; Floral Design: Van Vliet & Trap
Executive Producer: Catherine Cooke
Production Stage Manager: Lisa Iacucci; Stage Manager: Narda Alcorn, Larry Baker, Thomas Borchard, Marci Glotzer, Nevin Hedley, Maribeth Hunter, Kenneth McGee, Karen Munkel, Kristin Newhouse and Kimberly Russell
Music Contractor: Charles Gordon
Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
New York Production Supervised by Jerome Robbins; Set provided by Showman Fabricators
Cast
Carolee Carmello
"The Music That Makes Me Dance"
Fanny Brice
Kristin Chenoweth
"His Love Makes Me Beautiful"
Fanny Brice
Sutton Foster
"I'm the Greatest Star"
Fanny Brice
Ana Gasteyer
"You Are Woman, I Am Man"
Fanny Brice
Whoopi Goldberg Fanny Brice
Spencer Kayden Fanny Brice
Jane Krakowski
"Sadie, Sadie"
Fanny Brice
Judy Kuhn
"Who Are You Now?"
Fanny Brice
LaChanze
"I Want To Be Seen With You Tonight"; "Nicky Arnstein #2"
Fanny Brice
Ricki Lake
"Nicky Arnstein #1"
Fanny Brice
Andrea Martin
"Funny Girl"
Fanny Brice
Idina Menzel
"Cornet Man"
Fanny Brice
Julia Murney
"People"
Fanny Brice
Bebe Neuwirth
"Rat Tat Tat"
Fanny Brice
Alice Playten Fanny Brice
Lillias White
"Don't Rain On My Parade"
Fanny Brice
Kaye Ballard Mrs. Brice
Marcia Lewis Bryan Mrs. Strakosh
Len Cariou Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Peter Gallagher Nick Arnstein
John Scherer Eddie Ryan
Liz Smith Introduction
John Paul Almon An Actor
Farah Alvin Ensemble
Gary Beach Tom Keeney
Mary Birdsong Ensemble
John Bolton John
stage manager
Director
Steven Brinberg The Autumn Bride
Bill Burns Ensemble
Robin Byrd "Henry Street" Featured Singer
Paul Castree Delivery Boy
Kate Coffman-Lloyd Ensemble
Jason Danieley Ziegfeld Tenor
Edie The Spring Bride
Robert Fowler Ensemble
Laurie Gamache Keeney Girl
Bubbles
Deidre Goodwin Keeney Girl
Maude
Peter Gregus Ensemble
Jamie Harris Ensemble
Sam Harris "Henry Street" Featured Singer
Stacey Todd Holt Ensemble
MaryAnn Hu Ensemble
Naomi Kakuk One of Two Stunning Showgirls
Damian Keenan Ensemble
Richard Kind Mr. Renaldi
Adriane Lenox Emma
Sara Lepere Keeney Girl
David McKeown Ensemble
Varla Jean Merman The Winter Bride
Stephanie Mills "Henry Street" Featured Singer
Brad Musgrove Ensemble
Brad Oscar Paul
Christine Pedi Mrs. Meeker
Jessica Perizzo Ensemble
Michelle Potterf Keeney Girl
Trisha Rapier Ensemble
Jermaine R. Rembert Ensemble
Rusty Reynolds Snub Taylor
The Rockettes Ensemble
Ric Ryder Ensemble
Jenny Sandler One of Two Stunning Showgirls
Michael Serapiglia Ensemble
Debra Denys Smith Ensemble
Alan Souza Ensemble
Eileen Tepper Ensemble
Michael Benjamin Washington The Summer Bride
Gay Willis Ensemble
Kristine Zbornik Mrs. O'Malley
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1Sung By
If a Girl Isn't Pretty Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Brice, Eddie Ryan and People
I'm the Greatest Star Fanny Brice
Cornet Man Fanny Brice, Snub Taylor and Keeney Chorus
Who Taught Her Everything? Mrs. Brice and Eddie Ryan
His Love Makes Me Beautiful Ziegfeld Tenor, Ziegfeld Girls and Fanny Brice
I Want to Be Seen With You Tonight Nick Arnstein and Fanny Brice
Henry Street Henry Street Neighbors
People Fanny Brice
You Are Woman Nick Arnstein and Fanny Brice
Don't Rain on My Parade Fanny Brice
ACT 2Sung By
Sadie, Sadie Fanny Brice and Friends
Find Yourself a Man Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Brice and Eddie Ryan
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat Ziegfeld Company and Fanny Brice
Who Are You Now? Fanny Brice
The Music That Makes Me Dance Fanny Brice
Don't Rain on My Parade (Reprise)Fanny Brice