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Little Women   

Virginia Theatre, (1/23/2005 - 5/22/2005)
First Preview: Dec 07, 2004 Total Previews: 55
Opening Date: Jan 23, 2005    
Closing Date: May 22, 2005 Total Performances: 137

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Concord, Massachusetts and New York City. Christmas 1863 - Spring 1867

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Randall L. Wreghitt, Dani Davis, Ken Gentry, Chase Mishkin, Worldwide Entertainment, Ruben Brache, Lisa Vioni, Jana Robbins and Addiss/Duke Associates; Produced in association with John & Danita Thomas, Thomas Keegan, Scott Freiman and Theatre Previews at Duke (Zannie Voss, Producing Director)
Based on the play originally commissioned and produced by Theatreworks/USA
Book by Allan Knee; Music by Jason Howland; Additional arrangements by Andrew Wilder; Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein; Musical Director: Andrew Wilder; Music orchestrated by Kim Scharnberg; Vocal arrangements by Lance Horne; Originally conceived by Allan Knee, Kim Oler and Alison Hubbard; Based on the novel "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld; Associate Director: Darcy Evans; Associate Choreographer: Joe Bowerman
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Hair and Wig Design by Lazaro Arencibia; Associate Scenic Design: Michael Todd Potter; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Miller; Associate Lighting Design/Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Amy Merlino
Technical Supervisor: Larry Morley and William J. Craven; Production Supervisor: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Scott Taylor Rollison
Conducted by Andrew Wilder; Associate Conductor: Robert Meffe; Piano: Robert Meffe; Reeds: Lawrence Feldman and Lynne Cohen; Trumpet: Tony Kadleck; Trombone: Mark Lusk; Horn: Russell Rizner; Percussion: James Saporito; Violin: Eric DeGioia and Karl Kawahara; Viola: Liuh-Wen Ting; Cello: Ted Mook; Bass: Richard Sarpola; Musical Coordinator: John Miller
Casting: Barry Moss and Bob Kale; Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group and Pete Sanders; Marketing: The Marketing Group; Dance Captain: Joe Bowerman; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Sutton FosterJo
Maureen McGovernMarmee
The Hag
Operatic Tragedy
Janet CarrollAunt March
Mrs. Kirk
Danny GurwinLaurie
Operatic Tragedy
John HickokProfessor Bhaer
Amy McAlexanderAmy
The Troll
Operatic Tragedy
Megan McGinnisRodrigo Too
Operatic Tragedy
Jenny PowersMeg
Operatic Tragedy
Robert StattelMr. Laurence
The Knight
Operatic Tragedy
Jim WeitzerMr. Brooke
Operatic Tragedy
Standby: Julie Foldesi (Beth, Clarissa, Jo, Meg, Rodrigo Too), Chris Gunn (Braxton, Laurie, Mr. Brooke, Rodrigo), Anne Kanengeiser (Aunt March, Marmee, Mrs. Kirk, The Hag), Larissa Shukis (Amy, Beth, Clarissa, Meg, Rodrigo Too, The Troll) and Andrew Varela (Braxton, Mr. Brooke, Mr. Laurence, Professor Bhaer, The Knight)
Tony Award®
 2005 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Sutton Foster
Drama Desk Award
 2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Sutton Foster
 2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Maureen McGovern
 2005 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Kim Scharnberg
music by Jason Howland; lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
ACT 1 Sung By
An Operatic TragedyJo, Clarissa (Operatic Tragedy), Braxton (Operatic Tragedy), Rodrigo (Operatic Tragedy) and Professor Bhaer
Our Finest DreamsJo, Beth, Meg and Amy
Here AloneMarmee
Could You?Aunt March and Jo
I'd Be DelightedMarmee, Meg, Jo and Beth
Take a Chance on MeLaurie
Better (Reprise) Jo
Off to MassachusettsBeth and Mr. Laurence
Five ForeverJo, Laurie, Beth, Meg and Amy
More Than I AmJohn Brooke and Meg
ACT 2 Sung By
The Weekly Volcano PressCompany
Off to Massachusetts (Reprise) Beth and Mr. Laurence
How I AmProfessor Bhaer
Some Things Are Meant to BeBeth and Jo
The Most Amazing ThingLaurie and Amy
Days of PlentyMarmee
The Fire Within MeJo
Small Umbrella in the RainProfessor Bhaer and Jo