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Imperial Theatre , (3/03/2005 - 9/03/2006)
First Preview:Jan 31, 2005 Total Previews:36
Opening Date:Mar 03, 2005   
Closing Date:Sep 03, 2006 Total Performances:627

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Marty Bell, David Brown, Aldo Scrofani, Roy Furman, Dede Harris, Amanda Lipitz, Greg Smith, Ruth Hendel, Chase Mishkin, Barry Tatelman, Susan Tatelman, Debra Black, Sharon Karmazin, Joyce Schweickert, Bernie Abrams, Michael Speyer, Barbara Whitman, Weissberger Theater Group (Jay Harris, Producer), Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Jean Cheever, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein; Produced in association with MGM On Stage
World Premiere at the Old Globe Theatre (Jack O'Brien, Artistic Director; Louis G. Spisto, Executive Director)
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Jeffrey Lane; Lyrics by David Yazbek; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Vocal arrangements by Ted Sperling and David Yazbek; Dance arrangements by Zane Mark; Musical Director: Ted Sperling; Incidental Music Arrangements by Ted Sperling; Based on the film "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" written by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Choreographer: Denis Jones
Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Make-Up Design by Jorge Vargas; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris; Associate Costume Design: Sky Switser; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Executive Producer: Marty Bell and Aldo Scrofani; Company Manager: Matthew Lambert
Technical Supervisor: Christopher C. Smith; Production Stage Manager: Michael Brunner; Stage Manager: Daniel S. Rosokoff
Conducted by Fred Lassen; Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Associate Conductor: Jan Rosenberg; Concert Master: Antoine Silverman; Violin: Michael Nicholas and Claire Chan; Cello: Anja Wood; Woodwinds: Andrew Sterman, Dan Willis and Mark Thrasher; Trumpet: Kevin Bryan and Hollis Burridge; Trombone: Mike Boschen; Horn: Theresa MacDonnell; Keyboards: Dan Lipton and Jan Rosenberg; Guitar: Erik Della Penna; Bass: Mike DuClos; Drums: Dean Sharenow; Percussion: Howard Joines; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Marketing: Margery Singer Company; Dance Captain: Greg Graham; Advertising: Spot Design; Photographer: Carol Rosegg
Cast
Norbert Leo Butz Freddy (Jan 31, 2005 - Jul 16, 2006)
John Lithgow Lawrence (Jan 31, 2005 - Jan 15, 2006)
Sherie Rene Scott Christine (Jan 31, 2005 - Feb 05, 2006)
Sara Gettelfinger Jolene (Jan 31, 2005 - Jan 15, 2006)
Joanna Gleason Muriel (Jan 31, 2005 - Apr 30, 2006)
Gregory Jbara Andre (Jan 31, 2005 - Jul 23, 2006)
Timothy J. Alex Ensemble
Andrew Asnes Ensemble
Roxane Barlow Ensemble
Stephen Campanella Ensemble
Joe Cassidy Ensemble
Julie Connors Ensemble
Rachel deBenedet Ensemble
Laura Marie Duncan Ensemble
Sally Mae Dunn Ensemble
Tom Galantich Ensemble
Jason Gillman Ensemble
Amy Heggins Ensemble
Grasan Kingsberry Ensemble
Michael Paternostro Ensemble
Rachelle Rak Ensemble
Swings: Jeremy Davis, Nina Goldman, Greg Graham, Gina Lamparella and Chuck Saculla
Standby: Nick Wyman (Lawrence)
Understudies: Joe Cassidy (Andre , Freddy), Julie Connors (Jolene), Rachel deBenedet (Muriel), Laura Marie Duncan (Christine, Muriel), Tom Galantich (Lawrence), Jason Gillman (Freddy), Gina Lamparella (Christine), Michael Paternostro (Andre , Freddy) and Rachelle Rak (Jolene)
Tony Award®
 2005 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Marty Bell, David Brown, Aldo Scrofani, Roy Furman, Dede Harris, Amanda Lipitz, Greg Smith, Ruth Hendel, Chase Mishkin, Barry Tatelman, Susan Tatelman, Debra Black, Sharon Karmazin, Joyce Schweickert, Bernie Abrams, Michael Speyer, Barbara Whitman, Weissberger Theater Group (Jay Harris, Producer), Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Jean Cheever, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein; Produced in association with MGM On Stage
 2005 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Jeffrey Lane
 2005 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by David Yazbek; Lyrics by David Yazbek
winner 2005 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Norbert Leo Butz
 2005 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
John Lithgow
 2005 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sherie Rene Scott
 2005 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Joanna Gleason
 2005 Best Choreography [nominee]
Jerry Mitchell
 2005 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Jack O'Brien
 2005 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Harold Wheeler
 2005 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee]
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner
Drama Desk Award
 2005 Outstanding New Musical [nominee]
Produced by Marty Bell, David Brown, Aldo Scrofani, Roy Furman, Dede Harris, Amanda Lipitz, Greg Smith, Ruth Hendel, Chase Mishkin, Barry Tatelman, Susan Tatelman, Debra Black, Sharon Karmazin, Joyce Schweickert, Bernie Abrams, Michael Speyer, Barbara Whitman, Weissberger Theater Group (Jay Harris, Producer), Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Jean Cheever, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein
 2005 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Jeffrey Lane
winner 2005 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
Norbert Leo Butz
 2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sherie Rene Scott
 2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gregory Jbara
 2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Joanna Gleason
 2005 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Jerry Mitchell
 2005 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Harold Wheeler
 2005 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by David Yazbek
 2005 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by David Yazbek
music by David Yazbek; lyrics by David Yazbek
ACT 1Sung By
Overture Orchestra and Ensemble
Give Them What They Want Lawrence, Andre and Ensemble
What Was a Woman to Do? Muriel and Women
Great Big Stuff Freddy and Ensemble
Chimp in a Suit Andre
Oklahoma? Jolene, Lawrence and Ensemble
All About Ruprecht Lawrence, Ruprecht and Jolene
What Was a Woman to Do? (Reprise)Muriel
Here I Am Christine and Ensemble
Nothing Is Too Wonderful to Be True Christine and Freddy
The Miracle (Act I Finale) Company
ACT 2Sung By
Entr'acte Orchestra and Ensemble
Rüffhousin' mit Shüffhausen Freddy, Christine and Dr. Shüffhausen
Like Zis/Like Zat Andre and Muriel
The More We Dance Lawrence, Christine and Ensemble
Love Is My Legs Freddy, Christine and Ensemble
Love Sneaks In Lawrence
Like Zis/Like Zat (Reprise)Muriel
Son of Great Big Stuff Freddy and Christine
The Reckoning Lawrence, Freddy and Andre
Dirty Rotten Number Lawrence and Freddy
Finale Company