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Wonderful Town   

 
Al Hirschfeld Theatre , (11/23/2003 - 1/30/2005)
First Preview:Nov 05, 2003 Total Previews:16
Opening Date:Nov 23, 2003   
Closing Date:Jan 30, 2005 Total Performances:497

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: 1935. New York City.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Roger Berlind and Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss, Allen Spivak, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein; Associate Producer: Daniel M. Posener
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov; Based on "My Sister Eileen" by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov; Based on stories by Ruth McKenney; Musical Director: Rob Fisher; Vocal arrangements by Rob Fisher; Script adapted by David Ives; Associate Musical Dir.: Rob Berman; Original orchestrations by Don Walker
Directed by Kathleen Marshall; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Choreographer: Vince Pesce; Assistant Director: Marc Bruni
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Lew Mead; Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Eric Renschler; Assistant Scenic Design: Chad Owens; Associate Costume Design: Tracy Christensen; Assistant Costume Design: Janine McCabe and Dennis Ballard; Associate Lighting Design: Mick Smith; Assistant Lighting Design: James Milkey and Ed McCarthy; Moving Light Programmer: Josh Weitzman; Associate Sound Design: Anthony Smolenski and Sten Severson
Executive Producer: Alecia Parker; General Manager: B.J. Holt; Company Manager: Hilary Hamilton
Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Stage Manager: Kimberly Russell and Maximo Torres
Conducted by Rob Fisher and Rob Berman (Alternate); Associate Conductor: Leslie Stifelman; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Piano: Leslie Stifelman; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds, Christoph Franzgrote, Rebekah Johnson, Lisa Matricardi and Masako Yanagita; Viola: Jill Jaffe and Crystal Garner; Cello: Diane Barere and Lanny Paykin; Bass: Lou Bruno; Woodwinds: Steven Kenyon, Lino Gomez, Fred DeChristofaro, Edward Salkin and John Winder; Trumpet: Stu Satalof, David Trigg, David Gale and Ron Tooley; Trombone: Jack Gale, Jason Jackson and Jack Schatz; Drums & Percussion: David Ratajczak
Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group and Pete Sanders; Casting: Jay Binder and Laura Stanczyk; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Asst. to the Choreographer: Chase Brock; Dance Captain: Vince Pesce; VP Worldwide Marketing: Scott Moore; Production Assistant: Matthew Murphy, Rachel Zack and Brendan Clifford; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Cast
Donna Murphy Ruth Sherwood
Jennifer Westfeldt Eileen Sherwood
Peter Benson Frank Lippencott
Gregg Edelman Robert Baker
David Margulies Appopolous
Michael McGrath Chick Clark
Raymond Jaramillo McLeod Wreck
Nancy Anderson Helen
Ken Barnett Tour Guide
Associate Editor
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Joyce Chittick Greenwich Villager
Randy Danson Mrs. Wade
Susan Derry Greenwich Villager
David Eggers Drunk
Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Rick Faugno Italian Waiter
Cadet
Greenwich Villager
Ashley Hull Greenwich Villager
Lorin Latarro Greenwich Villager
Stanley Wayne Mathis Speedy Valenti
Linda Mugleston Violet
Greenwich Villager
Tina Ou Greenwich Villager
Vince Pesce Italian Chef
Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Mark Price Kid
Cadet
Greenwich Villager
Devin Richards Drunk
Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Angela Robinson Greenwich Villager
Timothy Shew Officer Lonigan
Megan Sikora Greenwich Villager
J.D. Webster Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Ray Wills Strange Man
Associate Editor
Shore Patrolman
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Swings: Randy Donaldson, Stephanie Fredricks, Lisa Mayer and Matthew Shepherd
Understudies: Nancy Anderson (Eileen Sherwood), Joyce Chittick (Helen), Susan Derry (Eileen Sherwood), Randy Donaldson (Speedy Valenti), David Eggers (Frank Lippencott), Linda Mugleston (Mrs. Wade, Ruth Sherwood), Matthew Shepard (Officer Lonigan, Robert Baker, Wreck) and Ray Wills (Appopolous, Chick Clark)
Tony Award®
 2004 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roger Berlind and Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss, Allen Spivak, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein
 2004 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Donna Murphy
 2004 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Jennifer Westfeldt
winner 2004 Best Choreography [winner]
Kathleen Marshall
 2004 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Kathleen Marshall
Theatre World
nominee 2004 Award [recipient]
Jennifer Westfeldt
Drama Desk Award
 2004 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roger Berlind and Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss, Allen Spivak, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein
winner 2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Donna Murphy
 2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Raymond Jaramillo McLeod
winner 2004 Outstanding Choreography [winner]
Kathleen Marshall
 2004 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Kathleen Marshall
 2004 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee]
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
ACT 1Sung By
Christopher Street Tour Guide, Tourists and Villagers
Ohio Ruth Sherwood and Eileen Sherwood
Conquering New York Ruth Sherwood, Eileen Sherwood, Frank Lippencott and New Yorkers
One Hundred Easy Ways Ruth Sherwood
What a Waste Robert Baker and Associate Editors
Ruth's Story Vignettes Robert Baker, Ruth Sherwood and Associate Editors
A Little Bit in Love Eileen Sherwood
Pass the Football Wreck and Villagers
Conversation Piece Eileen Sherwood, Frank Lippencott, Ruth Sherwood, Chick Clark and Robert Baker
A Quiet Girl Robert Baker
A Quiet Girl (Reprise)Ruth Sherwood
Conga! Ruth Sherwood and Cadets
Conga! (Reprise)The Company
ACT 2Sung By
My Darlin' Eileen Officer Lonigan, Eileen Sherwood and Policemen
Swing Ruth Sherwood and Villagers
Ohio (Reprise)Ruth Sherwood and Eileen Sherwood
It's Love Eileen Sherwood, Robert Baker and Villagers
Ballet at the Village Vortex Villagers
Wrong Note Rag Ruth Sherwood, Eileen Sherwood and Villagers
Finale The Company