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The Grand Tour   

 
Palace Theatre , (1/11/1979 - 3/04/1979)
First Preview:Dec 27, 1978 Total Previews:17
Opening Date:Jan 11, 1979   
Closing Date:Mar 04, 1979 Total Performances:61

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: June 13 - June 18, 1940. Between Paris and the Atlantic Coast of France.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Diana Shumlin and Jack Schlissel; Produced in association with Carole J. Shorenstein and Stewart F. Lane
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble; Based upon the original play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" by Franz Werfel; Based upon the American play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" by S. N. Behrman; Musical Director: Wally Harper; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Uncredited additional vocal arrangements by Larry Blank
Directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Assistant Choreographer: Mercedes Ellington
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Hair Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Make-Up Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jay Kingwill; Associate Gen. Mgr: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: Richard Elkow; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marc Schlackman and Debra Lyman
Assistant Conductor: Rod Derefinko
Casting: Feuer & Ritzer; General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt and Maria Cristina Pucci; Dance Captain: Tina Paul; Advertising: Weiner Associates and Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt; Poster Art by David Byrd
Cast
Joel Grey S. L. Jacobowsky
Ron Holgate Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
Florence Lacey Marianne
Bjarne Buchtrup Ensemble
Chevi Colton Mme. Vauclain
Mme. Manzoni
Bride's Aunt
Carol Dorian Ensemble
Travis Hudson Mme. Marville
An elegant lady
Mother Madeleine
Kenneth Kantor Hugo The Hungarian Hercules
Bargeman
Ensemble
Jack Karcher Cziesno
Ensemble
Grace Keagy Mme. Bouffier
A Peasant Woman
Bride's Mother
Sister Roland
Bronna Lipton Swing Dancer
Debra Lyman Ensemble
Michelle Marshall Bride
Ensemble
Bob Morrisey Commissaire of Police
Ensemble
Stan Page Chauffeur
Peddler
Ensemble
Tina Paul Ensemble
Jay Pierce Stiltwalker
Papa Clairon
Ensemble
Linda Poser Ensemble
Theresa Rakov Ensemble
George Reinholt Captain Meuller
Jeff Richards Swing Dancer
Paul Solen Ensemble
Jo Speros Claudine
Ensemble
Jay Stuart Man with Flower in His Lapel
Gene Varrone Conductor
Bride's Father
Jeff Veazey Ensemble
Stephen Vinovich Szabuniewicz
Mark Waldrop Jeannot
Groom
Ensemble
Bonnie Young Ensemble
Standby: Charles Abbott (S. L. Jacobowsky)
Understudies: Kenneth Kantor (Szabuniewicz), Jack Karcher (Captain Meuller), Bronna Lipton (Bride's Aunt), Bob Morrisey (Man with Flower in His Lapel), Linda Poser (Marianne, Mme. Vauclain, Mother Madeleine), Theresa Rakov (Mme. Manzoni, Mme. Marville) and Jay Stuart (Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 1979 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joel Grey
 1979 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Ron Holgate
Drama Desk Award
 1979 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joel Grey
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1Sung By
I'll Be Here Tomorrow S. L. Jacobowsky
For Poland Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Mme. Bouffier and Parisians
I Belong Here Marianne
Marianne Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
We're Almost There Marianne, Szabuniewicz, S. L. Jacobowsky, Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Mme. Marville (An elegant lady), Conductor and Passengers
Marianne (Reprise)S. L. Jacobowsky
More and More/ Less and Less Marianne and Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
One Extraordinary Thing S. L. Jacobowsky, Marianne, Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Szabuniewicz and Carnival Performers
One Extraordinary Thing (Reprise)S. L. Jacobowsky
ACT 2Sung By
Mrs. S.L. Jacobowsky S. L. Jacobowsky
Wedding Conversation S. L. Jacobowsky and Bride's Father
Mazeltov Bride's Father and Wedding Guests
I Think, I Think Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
For Poland (Reprise)Marianne, Mother Madeleine and Sisters of Charity
You I Like Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky and S. L. Jacobowsky
I Belong Here (Reprise)Marianne
I'll Be Here Tomorrow (Reprise)S. L. Jacobowsky