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The Robber Bridegroom   

 
Biltmore Theatre, (10/09/1976 - 2/13/1977)
First Preview: Sep 28, 1976 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Oct 09, 1976    
Closing Date: Feb 13, 1977 Total Performances: 145

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Rodney, Mississippi.
This production is a return engagement of The Robber Bridegroom (10/07/1975 - 10/18/1975)



Production Staff
Theatre Owned by David J. Cogan
Produced by John Houseman, Margot Harley and Michael B. Kapon; Produced by arrangement with The Acting Company; Associate Producer: Porter Van Zandt
Originally staged by the Musical Theatre Lab at St. Clement's Church
Book by Alfred Uhry; Lyrics by Alfred Uhry; Music by Robert Waldman; Music arranged by Robert Waldman; Based on the novella by Eudora Welty
Directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Jeanne Button; Lighting Design by David F. Segal
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: Bethe Ward
Guitar and Fiddle: Bob Jones; Acoustic and Electric Bass: Roger Mason; Fiddle and Mandolin: Alan Kaufman; Guitar: Steve Mandell; Fiddle: Evan Stover; Banjo: Tony Trischka; Music Consultant: Seymour Press
General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Press Representative: Sandra Manley; Advertising: Mike Mones and The Blaine Thompson Company; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Artwork by David Byrd
Cast
Barry BostwickJamie Lockhart
a robber
Rhonda CoulletRosamund
Musgrove's daughter
Barbara LangSalome
Musgrove's second wife
Susan BergerGoat's Mother
George DeloyKyle Nunnery
neighbor
Gary EppHarmon Harper
B. J. HardinNorman Ogelsby
Carolyn McCurryA Raven
Lawrence John MossLittle Harp
a robber
Mary Gordon MurrayQueenie Brenner
Trip PlymaleGoat
a simpleton
Ernie SabellaBig Harp
the head of a robber
Jana SchneiderAirie
Goat's sister
Melinda TannerRose Otto
Stephen VinovichClemment Musgrove
a rich planter
Dennis WarningGerry G. Summers
Tom WestermanK. K. Pone
Understudies: George Deloy (Jamie Lockhart), Gary Epp (Big Harp, Gerry G. Summers, K. K. Pone, Kyle Nunnery, Norman Ogelsby), B. J. Hardin (Clemment Musgrove), Carolyn McCurry (Salome), Mary Gordon Murray (Rosamund), Ernie Sabella (Little Harp), Melinda Tanner (A Raven, Airie, Goat's Mother, Queenie Brenner) and Tom Westerman (Goat)
Tony Award®
winner 1977 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Barry Bostwick
Drama Desk Award
 1977 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by John Houseman , Margot Harley and Michael B. Kapon ;  Produced by arrangement with The Acting Company
 1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Barry Bostwick also for "She Loves Me"
 1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Barbara Lang
 1977 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Donald Saddler
 1977 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Gerald Freedman
 1977 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Alfred Uhry
 1977 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Robert Waldman
 1977 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt
music by Robert Waldman; lyrics by Alfred Uhry
ACT 1 Sung By
Once Upon the Natchez TraceCompany
Two HeadsBig Harp (the head of a robber) and Little Harp (a robber)
Steal With StyleJamie Lockhart (a robber)
Rosamund's DreamRosamund (Musgrove's daughter)
The Pricklepear BloomSalome (Musgrove's second wife)
Nothin' UpRosamund (Musgrove's daughter)
Deeper in the WoodsCompany
RichesClemment Musgrove (a rich planter), Jamie Lockhart (a robber), Salome (Musgrove's second wife) and Rosamund (Musgrove's daughter)
Love StolenJamie Lockhart (a robber)
Poor Tied Up Darlin'Little Harp (a robber) and Goat (a simpleton)
Goodbye SalomeCompany
Where Oh WhereJamie Lockhart (a robber)
Sleepy ManRosamund (Musgrove's daughter)
Where Oh WhereClemment Musgrove (a rich planter) and Rosamund (Musgrove's daughter)