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Plymouth Theatre, (5/13/1978 - 12/31/1978)
First Preview: May 05, 1978 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: May 13, 1978    
Closing Date: Dec 31, 1978 Total Performances: 274

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Joseph Papp; Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Music by Elizabeth Swados; Book by Elizabeth Swados; Lyrics by Elizabeth Swados; Additional text by Bruce Hlibok ("Hubbell--You Don't Understand" and "Hubbell--Out on the Street"), Jossie de Guzman (Spanish Argument from "Footsteps" and "Nightmares in Spanish"), Randy Ruiz (Spanish Argument from "Footsteps" and "Nightmares in Spanish"), David Schechter ("Lazar's Hero" and "Lazar's Dream"), Carlo Imperato ("A.J.'s Dream"), Venustra K. Robinson ("Roby's Dream"), Diane Lane ("Jackie's Dream"), Vincent Stewart ("Eddie's Dream") and Ray Contreras ("Nightmares in Spanish"); English-Spanish translations by Josie de Guzman
Directed by Elizabeth Swados; Choreographed by Elizabeth Swados
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt and Woods Mackintosh; Costume Design by Hilary Rosenfeld; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Sound Design by Bill Dreisbach; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland
NYSF General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Bob MacDonald and Roger Gindi
NYSF Production Supervisor: Jason Steven Cohen; NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: Gregory Meeh; Stage Manager: Peter Glazer and Patricia Morinelli
Piano and Toy Piano: Judith Fleisher; String Bass: John Schimmel; Congas, Timbales, Bongos, Bell Sirens and Others: Leopoldo F. Fleming; Trap Set, Triangle, Glass and Ratchet: David Sawyer; Saxophone and Flutes: Patience Higgins; Guitar: Elizabeth Swados
NYSF Casting Director: Rosemarie Tichler; General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Richard Kornberg; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Bernie AllisonSundar
Trini AlvaradoMelinda
Paula AndersonChorus
Leonard BrownEZ
Mark Anthony ButlerMex-Mongo
Ray ContrerasLuis
Jossie de GuzmanLidia
Jerome DekieChorus
Karen DekieChorus
Lisa DekieChorus
Karen EvansDeidre
Jonathan FeigIggy
John GalloglyChorus
Sheila GibbsMocha
Bruce HlibokHubbell
Carlo ImperatoA. J.
Rachael KellyJackie
Jon MatthewsEddie
Timmy MichaelsChorus
Evan H. MirandaEric
Nan-Lynn NelsonNikki Kay Kane
Toby ParkerChorus
Lorie RobinsonInterpreter for Hubbell
Venustra K. RobinsonRoby
Randy RuizManny
David SchechterLazar
Kate SchellenbachJane
Understudies: Carey Bond, Michele Dagavarian, Jerome Dekie, Katherine Diamond, Sheila Gibbs, C. S. Hayward, Michael Laylor and Timmy Michaels
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Joseph Papp
 1978 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Elizabeth Swados
 1978 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Music by Elizabeth Swados ;  Lyrics by Elizabeth Swados
 1978 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Elizabeth Swados
 1978 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Elizabeth Swados
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Joseph Papp
 1978 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Elizabeth Swados
 1978 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Elizabeth Swados
 1978 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Elizabeth Swados

ACT 1 Sung By
AppendectomyJackie
Where Do People GoCompany
Once Upon a TimeLidia and Company
Every Now and ThenA. J., Sundar and Company
Song of a Child ProstituteJackie, Lidia, Manny and Luis
Find Me a HeroLazar and Company
The Undiscovered SonEric, Fleisher and Schimmel
The Basketball SongEZ and Company
Lullaby for LuisLidia, Luis, Higgins and Company
We Are Not StrangersEric and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Lullaby From Baby to BabyMelinda, Hubbell and Deidre
Revenge SongCompany
SometimesRoby, Lazar and Company
We Are Not Strangers (Reprise) Mocha, EZ and Company
The Untrue PigeonNikki Kay Kane
Senoras de la NocheLidia, Manny and Nikki Kay Kane
Where Are Those People Who Did "Hair"?Lazar, Deidre and Company
Let Me Be a KidCompany
Lonesome of the RoadLuis, Sundar and Company