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Onward Victoria   

 
Martin Beck Theatre , (12/14/1980 - 12/14/1980)
First Preview:Nov 25, 1980 Total Previews:23
Opening Date:Dec 14, 1980   
Closing Date:Dec 14, 1980 Total Performances:1

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City; Washington, DC; 1871.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by John N. Hart Jr.; Produced in association with Hugh J. Hubbard and Robert M. Browne
Originally produced in 1979 by The Joseph Jefferson Theatre Company
Book by Charlotte Anker and Irene Rosenberg; Music by Keith Herrmann; Lyrics by Charlotte Anker and Irene Rosenberg; Musical Director: Larry Blank; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston; Vocal arrangements by Keith Herrmann and Larry Blank
Directed by Julianne Boyd; Musical Staging by Michael Shawn
Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by Lewis Mead; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro; Wigs made by Bob Kelly Studios; Miss Eikenberry's wigs by Paul Huntley Productions, Inc.; Assistant Costume Design: Marty Pakledinaz and Lindsay W. Davis; Assistant Lighting Design: Jeremy Johnson; Assistant Scenic Design: Tom Schwinn
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein; Associate Gen. Mgr: Peter T. Kulok; Assistant to Messrs. Harris / Bernstein: Nancy Simmons
Production Stage Manager: Ed Aldridge; Stage Manager: Joseph Corby; Assistant Stage Mgr: Renee F. Lutz; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris
Orchestra Manager: John Monaco; Assistant Conductor: Donald Rebic
Special set props made by Henry Moore; Assistant to the Director: Emelise Aleandri
Assistant to the Producer: Pam Koslow; Casting: T.N.I. Casting, Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Press Assistant: Sam Rudy; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Jon Wilner
Cast
Jill Eikenberry Victoria Woodhull
Beth Austin Tennie Claflin
Edmond Genest Theodore Tilton
Rex Hays William Evarts
Jim Jansen Anthony Comstock
Martha Jean Sterner
Broadway debut
Beth Tilton
Ted Thurston Cornelius Vanderbilt
Laura Waterbury Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Lenny Wolpe Charlie Delmonico
Fullerton
Michael Zaslow Henry Ward Beecher
Dru Alexandrine Woman Investor #2
Dan Cronin Jim
Scott Fless Johnson
Karen Gibson Mrs. Baxter
Lauren Goler Jim's Girlfriend
Dorothy Holland
Broadway debut
Susan B. Anthony
John Kildahl Baxter
Carol Lurie Woman Investor #1
Lora Jeanne Martens Little Girl
Mrs. Randolph
Marty McDonough Telegraph Boy
Randolph
Linda Poser Eunice Beecher
Gordon Stanley Fleming
Ian Michael Towers Perkins
Ken Waller Congressman Butler
Kenneth H. Waller Grant Speaker
Maginnes
Judge
Carrie Wilder Mrs. Fleming
Understudies: Rex Hays (Henry Ward Beecher, Theodore Tilton), Dorothy Holland (Victoria Woodhull), Lora Jeanne Martens (Tennie Claflin) and Kenneth H. Waller (Charlie Delmonico)
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Theoni V. Aldredge
ACT 1Sung By
The Age of Brass Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin, Henry Ward Beecher, Anthony Comstock, Theodore Tilton, Beth Tilton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Ensemble
Magnetic Healing Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin and Cornelius Vanderbilt
Curiosity William Evarts, Beth Tilton, Theodore Tilton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Cornelius Vanderbilt and Ensemble
Beecher's Processional Henry Ward Beecher and Congregation
I Depend On You Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Claflin
Victoria's Banner Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Ensemble
Changes Victoria Woodhull
A Taste of Forever Victoria Woodhull and Theodore Tilton
Unescorted Women Charlie Delmonico, Tennie Claflin, Victoria Woodhull and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Love and Joy Victoria Woodhull and Henry Ward Beecher
Everyday I Do A Little Something for the Lord Anthony Comstock
It's Easy For Her Henry Ward Beecher
You Cannot Drown the Dreamer Victoria Woodhull and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Respectable Tennie Claflin
Another Life Victoria Woodhull
Read It In The Weekly Victoria Woodhull, Henry Ward Beecher, Theodore Tilton, Tennie Claflin, Anthony Comstock, Newsboys and Readers
A Valentine For Beecher Ensemble
Beecher's Defense Victoria Woodhull
Another Life (Reprise)Victoria Woodhull and Henry Ward Beecher
You Cannot Drown the Dreamer (Reprise)Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Claflin