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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (12/21/1978 - 12/21/1978)
First Preview:Dec 08, 1978 Total Previews:14
Opening Date:Dec 21, 1978   
Closing Date:Dec 21, 1978 Total Performances:1

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Norman Kean and Garth H. Drabinsky; Associate Producer: Maria Di Dia
Originally presented at the Theatre of the Riverside Church
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Book by William F. Brown; Music orchestrated by Robert M. Freedman; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston
Production Supervised by Gower Champion; Co - Choreographer: George Bunt
Scenic Design by Peter Wexler; Costume Design by Randy Barcelo; Lighting Design by John De Santis; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Styles by Ronald De Mann; Associate Scenic Design: Hal Tiné
General Manager: Weiler / Miller Associates
Production Stage Manager: David M. Rubenstein; Stage Manager: Judy Binus
Conducted by Kevin Farrell; Musical Supervisor: Donald Pippin; Assistant Conductor & Keyboards: Tim Stella
Production Coordinator: Barbara-Mae Phillips; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates and Warren Knowlton; Dance Captain: Calvin McRae; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Martha Swope; Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss
Sydney Anderson Richie Taylor's Lawyer
Theatre Party Associate
Gwen Arment Rehearsal Pianist
Nate Barnett Policeman
Warren Berlinger Eddie Bell
Maris Clement Smoke & Fire Back-Up Singer
Theatre Party Associate
Prudence Darby Ensemble
Don Edward Detrick Ensemble
Loretta Devine Smoke & Fire Back-Up Singer
Theatre Party Associate
Gwyda DonHowe Stephanie Bell
Sharon Ferrol Ensemble
Anne Francine Shirley Wolfe
Michael Gallagher Richie Taylor's Lawyer
Scott Geralds Ensemble
Maggy Gorrill Ensemble
Jackée Harry Melinda Bernard
Smoke & Fire Back-Up Singer
Tiger Haynes Sylvester Lee
Leon Jackson Ensemble
Reggie Jackson Louie
Carleton Jones Ensemble
Patti Karr Maggie Simpson
Christina Kumi Kimball Kumi-Kumi
Michael Kubala Ensemble
Irving Allen Lee James Lincoln
Larry Marshall Richie Taylor
Robert Melvin Male Dancer Two
Jo Ann Ogawa Richie's Secretary
Karen Paskow Ensemble
Martin Rabbett Male Dancer Three
Larry Riley Lonnie Paul
Albert Stephenson Male Dancer One
Big Jake
Alan Weeks Stan Howard
Marilynn Winbush Ensemble
Brad Witsger Ensemble
Swings: Calvin McRae and Valarie Pettiford
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
ACT 1Sung By
Broadway, Broadway New Kids in Town, Policeman and James Lincoln
A Broadway Musical Eddie Bell, James Lincoln, Lonnie Paul, Melinda Bernard, Stan Howard, Maggie Simpson and Ensemble
Smoke and Fire Stan Howard, James Lincoln, Kumi-Kumi and Ensemble
Lawyers Eddie Bell, Stephanie Bell and Richie's Lawyers
Yenta Power Shirley Wolfe and Associates
Let Me Sing My Song Richie Taylor
A Broadway Musical (Reprise)Eddie Bell, Stephanie Bell, James Lincoln, Shirley Wolfe, Maggie Simpson, Lonnie Paul, Stan Howard and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
The 1934 Hot Chocolate Jazz Babies Revue Sylvester Lee, James Lincoln and Ensemble
Let Me Sing My Song (Reprise)Richie Taylor and Friends
It's Time for a Cheer-Up Song Stan Howard, Maggie Simpson, Lonnie Paul and James Lincoln
You Gotta Have Dancing Maggie Simpson, James Lincoln and Ensemble
What You Go Through Stephanie Bell and Eddie Bell
Don't Tell Me Eddie Bell
Together James Lincoln, Eddie Bell and Staff