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46th Street Theatre , (5/14/1978 - 6/04/1978)
First Preview:May 05, 1978 Total Previews:12
Opening Date:May 14, 1978   
Closing Date:Jun 04, 1978 Total Performances:24

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Regency Organization, Ltd. (Irwin Meyer; Stephen R. Friedman; Lester Osterman)
Produced by Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer; Produced in association with Joseph Harris
Originally produced at The Goodman Theatre (William Woodman: Artistic Director)
From the book by Studs Terkel; Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz; Musical Director: Stephen Reinhardt; Vocal arrangements by Stephen Reinhardt; Music orchestrated by Kirk Nurock; Dance and incidental music by Michele Brourman; Original songs with music by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor; Original songs with lyrics by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor; Additional Spanish lyrics by Graciela Daniele and Matt Landers
Directed by Stephen Schwartz; Dance and musical staging by Onna White; Associate to Ms. White: Martin Allen; Associate Director: Nina Faso
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Marjorie Slaiman; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair Design by Hector Garcia; Associate Lighting Design: Shirley Prendergast
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Douglas C. Baker
Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Stage Manager: Ruth E. Rinklin and Richard Elkow; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell; Assistant Conductor: Kenneth Bichel
General Press Representative: Hunt / Pucci Associates; Dance Captain: Steven Boockvor; Casting: Scott Rudin; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt
Cast
Susan Bigelow Kate Rushton
housewife
Steven Boockvor John Fortune
advertising copy chief
Marco Camerone
hockey player
Rex Everhart Herb Rosen
corporate executive
Booker Page
seaman
Arny Freeman Anthony Palazzo
stonemason
Joe Zutty
retired shipping clerk
Bob Gunton Bud Jonas
football coach
Frank Decker
interstate trucker
David Patrick Kelly Brett Meyer
boxboy
Benny Blue
bar pianist
Charlie Blossom
copy boy
Robin Lamont Barbara Herrick
agency vice-president
Sharon Atkins
receptionist
Cathleen Moran
hospital aide
Matt Landers Conrad Swibel
gas meter reader
Tom Patrick
fireman
Tim Devlin
salesman
Ralph Werner
tie salesman
Bobo Lewis Rose Hoffman
teacher
Grace Clements
millworker
Fran Swenson
hotel switchboard operator
Lucille Page
Booker Page's wife
Patti LuPone Nora Watson
editor
Roberta Victor
call girl
Joe Mantegna Emilio Hernandez
migrant worker
Dave McCormick
interstate trucker
Matthew McGrath John Rushton
newsboy
Lenora Nemetz Babe Secoli
supermarket checker
Terry Mason
stewardess
Delores Dante
waitress
David Langston Smyrl Al Calinda
parking lot attendant
Will Robinson
bus driver
Brad Sullivan Mike LeFevre
steelworker
Lynne Thigpen Diane Wilson
secretary
Heather Lamb
telephone operator
JoAnne Robinson
Will Robinson's wife
Maggie Holmes
cleaning woman
Terri Treas Jill Torrance
model
Carla Devlin
Tim Devlin's wife
Standbys: Hank Brunjes (The Company), James Congdon (The Company) and Marilyn Cooper (The Company)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz
 1978 Best Original Score [nominee]
Original songs with lyrics by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor; Original songs with music by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor
 1978 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Steven Boockvor
 1978 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Rex Everhart
 1978 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
David Mitchell
 1978 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Ken Billington
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer; Produced in association with Joseph Harris
 1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Matt Landers
 1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Brad Sullivan
winner 1978 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Bobo Lewis
 1978 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Lenora Nemetz
winner 1978 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Stephen Schwartz

ACT 1Sung By
All the Livelong Day (I Hear America Singing)
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Walt Whitman)
Company
Lovin' Al
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Al Calinda (parking lot attendant) and Ensemble
The Mason
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Brett Meyer (boxboy)
Neat To Be a Newsboy
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz)
John Rushton (newsboy) and Newsboys
Nobody Tells Me How
(music by Mary Rodgers; lyrics by Susan Birkenhead)
Rose Hoffman (teacher)
Un Mejor Dia Vendra
(music by James Taylor; lyrics by Graciela Daniele and Matt Landers)
Emilio Hernandez (migrant worker), Fireman and Migrants
Just a Housewife
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Kate Rushton (housewife) and Housewives
Millwork
(music by Michele Brourman and Stephen Schwartz)
Barbara Herrick (agency vice-president), Brett Meyer (boxboy) and Fireman
Joe
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Joe Zutty (retired shipping clerk)
If I Could've Been
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Company
ACT 2Sung By
It's an Art
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz)
Delores Dante (waitress) and Customers
Brother Tucker
(music by James Taylor; lyrics by James Taylor)
Dave McCormick (interstate trucker), Frank Decker (interstate trucker), Charlie Blossom (copy boy) and Ralph Werner (tie salesman)
Fathers and Sons
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz)
Frank Decker (interstate trucker)
Cleanin' Women
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Maggie Holmes (cleaning woman)
Something to Point To
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Company