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Alvin Theatre , (11/16/1981 - 11/28/1981)
First Preview:Oct 01, 1981 Total Previews:52
Opening Date:Nov 16, 1981   
Closing Date:Nov 28, 1981 Total Performances:16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Beginning in 1980 and moving backward toward 1955.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Lord Lew Grade, Martin Starger, Robert Fryer and Harold Prince; Associate Producer: Ruth Mitchell and Howard Haines
Book by George Furth; Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; From the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Larry Fuller; Assistant Choreographer: Janie Gleason
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Make-Up Design by Richard Allen; Hair Design by Richard Allen; Projection Consultant: Westerfield / Quitt Productions, Ltd.
General Manager: Howard Haines; Assistant Co. Mgr: David Musselman
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Richard Evans; Assistant Stage Mgr: Brenna Krupa
Music published by Tommy Valando; Assistant Conductor: Tom Fay and Les Scott
Dance Captain: Janie Gleason; Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Casting: Joanna Merlin; Photographer: Martha Swope; Production Coordinator: Arthur Masella
Cast
Jason Alexander Joe
Marianna Allen Girl Auditioning
James Bonkovsky George
The Headwaiter
David Cady Jerome
Liz Callaway
Broadway debut
Nightclub Waitress
Donna Marie Elio Terry
Giancarlo Esposito Valedictorian
Terry Finn Gussie
Geoffrey Horne Franklin Shepard (at age 43)
Paul Hyams Mr. Spencer
Steven Jacob Photographer
Mary Johansen Mrs. Spencer
Sally Klein Beth
David Loud Ted
Marc Moritz Alex
Talk Show Host
Ann Morrison Mary Flynn
Tonya Pinkins Gwen Wilson
Abby Pogrebin Evelyn
Lonny Price Charley Kringas
Daisy Prince Meg
Forest D. Ray Ru
Clark Sayre Soundman
Tom Shea Bartender
David Shine Les
Gary Stevens Waiter
Jim Walton Franklin Shepard
Maryrose Wood Ms. Gordon
Swing: Janie Gleason
Understudies: Marianna Allen (Gussie), James Bonkovsky (Joe), David Cady (Franklin Shepard), Liz Callaway (Mary Flynn), David Loud (Charley Kringas) and Daisy Prince (Beth)
Tony Award®
 1982 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Theatre World
nominee 1982 Award [recipient]
Ann Morrison
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 1982 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1Sung By
Merrily We Roll Along Company
Rich and Happy Franklin Shepard and Guests
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)Company
Like It Was Mary Flynn
Franklin Shepard, INC Charley Kringas
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)Company
Old Friends Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas and Mary Flynn
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)Company
Not A Day Goes By Franklin Shepard
Now You Know Mary Flynn and Company
ACT 2Sung By
It's A Hit! Franklin Shepard, Mary Flynn, Charley Kringas and Joe
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)Company
Good Thing Going Charley Kringas and Franklin Shepard
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)Company
Bobby and Jackie and Jack Charley Kringas, Beth, Franklin Shepard and Ted
Not A Day Goes By (Reprise)Franklin Shepard and Mary Flynn
Opening Doors Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn, Joe and Beth
Our Time Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn and Company
The Hills of Tomorrow Company