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They're Playing Our Song   

 
Imperial Theatre, (2/11/1979 - 9/06/1981)
First Preview: Feb 02, 1979 Total Previews: 11
Opening Date: Feb 11, 1979    
Closing Date: Sep 06, 1981 Total Performances: 1082

Category: Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
World premiere at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Robert Fryer, Artistic Director)
Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager; Book by Neil Simon; Musical Director: Larry Blank; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns, Richard Hazard and Gene Page
Directed by Robert Moore; Choreographed by Patricia Birch
Scenery and Projections by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair and Wig Design by Kathryn Blondell and Cinema Hair Designs; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Multi-Image Producer: Wendall K. Harrington
General Manager: Jose Véga; Company Manager: Susan Bell
Production Stage Manager: Robert D. Currie; Stage Manager: Philip Cusack and Bernard Pollack
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell; Assistant to Mr. Hamlisch & Associate Conductor: Fran Liebergall
Press Representative: Bill Evans and Howard Atlee; Dance Captain: Lani Sundsten; Casting: T.N.I. Casting, Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Advertising: The Entertainment Group of J.W.T., Gene Secunda, Dick Pell and Regis Albrecht; Photographer: Jay Thompson
"I Still Believe In Love" (Reprise) sung by Johnny Mathis
Cast
Lucie ArnazSonia Walsk
Robert KleinVernon Gersch
Helen CastilloVoice of Sonia Walsk
Philip CusackVoice of Phil the Engineer
Celia Celnik MatthauVoice of Sonia Walsk
Wayne MattsonVoice of Vernon Gersch
Andy RothVoice of Vernon Gersch
Debbie ShapiroVoice of Sonia Walsk
Greg ZadikovVoice of Vernon Gersch
Swings: Max Stone and Lani Sundsten
Standby: John Getz (Vernon Gersch) and Debbie Shapiro (Sonia Walsk)
Theatre World
winner 1979 Award [recipient] 
  Lucie Arnaz
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
 1979 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Neil Simon
 1979 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Robert Klein
 1979 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Robert Moore
Drama Desk Award
 1979 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
 1979 Outstanding Book [nominee] 
 Book by Neil Simon
 1979 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Lucie Arnaz
 1979 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Marvin Hamlisch
 1979 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Tharon Musser
music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
ACT 1 Sung By
Fallin'Vernon Gersch
Workin' It OutVernon Gersch, Sonia Walsk and Voices
If He Really Knew MeSonia Walsk and Vernon Gersch
They're Playing Our SongVernon Gersch and Sonia Walsk
If He Really Knew Me (Reprise) Vernon Gersch and Sonia Walsk
RightSonia Walsk, Vernon Gersch and Voices
Just for TonightSonia Walsk
ACT 2 Sung By
When You're in My ArmsVernon Gersch, Sonia Walsk and Voices
I Still Believe in LoveSonia Walsk
Fill in the WordsVernon Gersch and Voices