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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; Assistant Scenic Design: Shoko Kambara, Court Watson, Michael Auszura, Amy Gilbert and Amy Smith; Assistant Costume Design: David Newell, Michael Zecker and T. Michael Hall; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Miller; Associate Lighting Design/Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Assistant Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey and Chris Akins; Assistant Sound Design: Tony Smolenski IV
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Amy Merlino; Assistant Co. Mgr: Janice Anderson
Technical Supervisor: Larry Morley and William J. Craven; Production Supervisor: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Scott Taylor Rollison; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Bowerman
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; Production Assistant: Pamela Brusoski, Melanie T. Morgan and James Valletti; Logo Artwork: Frank Verlizzo; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Cast
Sutton Foster Jo
Maureen McGovern Marmee
The Hag
Operatic Tragedy
Janet Carroll Aunt March
Mrs. Kirk
Danny Gurwin Laurie
Rodrigo
Operatic Tragedy
John Hickok Professor Bhaer
Amy McAlexander Amy
The Troll
Operatic Tragedy
Megan McGinnis Rodrigo Too
Operatic Tragedy
Beth
Jenny Powers Meg
Clarissa
Operatic Tragedy
Robert Stattel Mr. Laurence
The Knight
Operatic Tragedy
Jim Weitzer Mr. Brooke
Braxton
Operatic Tragedy
Standbys: 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 1Sung By
An Operatic Tragedy Jo, Clarissa (Operatic Tragedy), Braxton (Operatic Tragedy), Rodrigo (Operatic Tragedy) and Professor Bhaer
Better Jo
Our Finest Dreams Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy
Here Alone Marmee
Could You? Aunt March and Jo
I'd Be Delighted Marmee, Meg, Jo and Beth
Take a Chance on Me Laurie
Better (Reprise)Jo
Off to Massachusetts Beth and Mr. Laurence
Five Forever Jo, Laurie, Beth, Meg and Amy
More Than I Am John Brooke and Meg
Astonishing Jo
ACT 2Sung By
The Weekly Volcano Press Company
Off to Massachusetts (Reprise)Beth and Mr. Laurence
How I Am Professor Bhaer
Some Things Are Meant to Be Beth and Jo
The Most Amazing Thing Laurie and Amy
Days of Plenty Marmee
The Fire Within Me Jo
Small Umbrella in the Rain Professor Bhaer and Jo