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Seesaw   

 
Uris Theatre , (3/18/1973 - 7/21/1973)
Mark Hellinger Theatre , (8/01/1973 - 12/08/1973)
First Preview:Feb 19, 1973 Total Previews:25
Opening Date:Mar 18, 1973   
Closing Date:Dec 08, 1973 Total Performances:296

Category: Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Joseph Nederlander, James M. Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher; General Manager for the Uris Theatre: Paul Vroom
Produced by Joseph Kipness, Lorin E. Price, Lawrence Kasha, James M. Nederlander and George M. Steinbrenner III
Book by Michael Bennett; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Based on the play "Two for the Seesaw" by William Gibson; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Larry Fallon; Dance arrangements by David Spangler, Elman Anderson and Marvin Hamlisch; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Dance arrangement supervision by Cy Coleman
Directed by Michael Bennett; Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Co - Choreographer: Grover Dale; Associate Choreographer: Bob Avian and Tommy Tune
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Jack Shearing; Hairstyles: Ernest Adler; Projection system devised by Jules Fisher Associates
General Manager: Phil Adler; Company Manager: Max Allentuck
Production Stage Manager: Robert L. Borod; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi and Nicholas Russiyan
Music Preparation: John Mical; Orchestra Contractor: Felix Giglio
Media Designs and Photography: Sheppard Kerman; Production Associate: Charlotte Dicker; Press Representative: Bill Doll & Company, Inc., Dick Williams and Virginia Holden; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Mike Mones; Dance Captain: Baayork Lee; Photographer: Bert Andrews
Cast
Ken Howard Jerry Ryan
Michele Lee Gittel Mosca
Giancarlo Esposito Julio Gonzales
Cecelia Norfleet Sophie
LaMonté Peterson
Broadway debut
Sparkle
Tommy Tune David
John Almberg Citizen of New York
Steve Anthony Citizen of New York
Cathy Brewer-Moore Ethel
Citizen of New York
Eileen Casey Citizen of New York
Wayne Cilento Citizen of New York
Patti D'Beck Citizen of New York
Terry Deck Citizen of New York
Judy Gibson Citizen of New York
Felix Greco Citizen of New York
Armando Gonzales
Mitzi Hamilton Citizen of New York
Loida Iglesias Citizen of New York
Loida Gonzales
Bobby Johnson Citizen of New York
Baayork Lee Citizen of New York
Amanda McBroom Citizen of New York
Tess
Judy McCauley Nurse
Citizen of New York
Anita Morris Citizen of New York
Gerry O'Hara Oscar
Citizen of New York
Michon Peacock Citizen of New York
Frank Pietri Citizen of New York
Yolanda Raven Citizen of New York
T. Michael Reed Citizen of New York
Orrin Reiley Citizen of New York
Don Swanson Citizen of New York
William Swiggard Citizen of New York
Tom Urich Citizen of New York
Dentist
Dona D. Vaughn Citizen of New York
Clyde Walker Citizen of New York
Thomas J. Walsh Citizen of New York
Chris Wilzak Citizen of New York
Swings: Merel Poloway and Jerry Yoder
Standby: Patti Karr (Gittel Mosca)
Understudy: Judy Gibson (Julio Gonzales, Sophie)
Tony Award®
 1974 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Lawrence Kasha, James M. Nederlander, George M. Steinbrenner III and Lorin E. Price
 1974 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Michael Bennett
 1974 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
 1974 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Michele Lee
winner 1974 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Tommy Tune
winner 1974 Best Choreography [winner]
Michael Bennett
 1974 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Michael Bennett
Drama Desk Award
winner 1973 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Michele Lee
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1Sung By
Seesaw Company
My City Jerry Ryan and Neighborhood Girls
Nobody Does It Like Me Gittel Mosca
In Tune Gittel Mosca and Jerry Ryan
Spanglish Julio Gonzales, Gittel Mosca, Jerry Ryan, Sophie and Company
Welcome to Holiday Inn! Gittel Mosca
You're a Lovable Lunatic Jerry Ryan
He's Good for Me Gittel Mosca
Ride Out the Storm Sparkle, Sophie and Company
ACT 2Sung By
We've Got It Jerry Ryan
Poor Everybody Else Gittel Mosca
Chapter 54, Number 1909 David, Jerry Ryan, Gittel Mosca and Dance Company
The Concert Gittel Mosca and Dance Company
It's Not Where You Start David and Company
I'm Way Ahead Gittel Mosca
Seesaw (Reprise)Gittel Mosca