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A Doll's Life   

 
Mark Hellinger Theatre , (9/23/1982 - 9/26/1982)
First Preview:Sep 08, 1982 Total Previews:18
Opening Date:Sep 23, 1982   
Closing Date:Sep 26, 1982 Total Performances:5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Sidney L. Shlenker, Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Joseph Harris, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Robert Fryer; Produced in association with Harold Prince; Associate Producer: Ruth Mitchell and Howard Haines
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Larry Grossman; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani; Music orchestrated by Bill Byers
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Larry Fuller
Scenic Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Hair Design by Richard Allen; Make-Up Design by Richard Allen; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Howard Haines
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Richard Evans
Music published by Tommy Valando
Casting: Joanna Merlin; Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Becky Flora; Production Coordinator: Arthur Masella; Dance Captain: David Evans; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
George Hearn Actor
Johan
Torvald
Betsy Joslyn Nora
Actress
Peter Gallagher Otto
Edmund Lyndeck Eric
Diane Armistead Dowager
Gordon Bovinet Mr. Kloster
Musician
Willi Burke Camilla Forrester
Patti Cohenour Assistant Stage Manager
Helga
John Corsaut Prison Guard
David Evans Man in Black
Teri Gill Woman in Red
David Cale Johnson Prison Guard
Barbara Lang Astrid
Norman A. Large Conductor
Gustafson
Escamillo
Audition Singer
Loki
Mr. Zetterling
Carol Lurie Helmer's Maid
Waitress
Penny Orloff Audition Singer
Selma
Jacqueline
Patricia Parker Woman in Black
Lisa Peters Woman in White
David Seaman Bob
Larry Small Musician
Waiter
Kimberly Stern Emmy
Paul Straney Waiter
Audition Singer
Muller
Olga Talyn Maid
The Widow
Michael Vita Stage Manager
Hamsun
Petersen
Warden
Nilson
David Vosburgh Stage Hand
Dr. Berg
Audition Singer
Ambassador
Jim Wagg Ivar
Swings: Kevin Marcum and Sisu Raiken
Understudies: Willi Burke (Astrid), Patti Cohenour (Actress, Nora), Katie Ertmann (Bob, Emmy, Ivar), Norman A. Large (Actor, Eric, Johan, Torvald), Kevin Marcum (Ambassador, Audition Singer, Conductor, Dr. Berg, Escamillo, Gustafson, Hamsun, Loki, Man in Black, Mr. Zetterling, Nilson, Petersen, Stage Hand, Stage Manager, Warden), Patricia Parker (Camilla Forrester), Lisa Peters (Woman in Red), Sisu Raiken (Audition Singer, Selma), Larry Small (Otto) and Olga Talyn (Jacqueline)
Tony Award®
 1983 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
 1983 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
 1983 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
George Hearn
Theatre World
nominee 1983 Award [recipient]
Peter Gallagher
Drama Desk Award
 1983 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Larry Grossman
music by Larry Grossman; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1Sung By
Prologue Nora and Company
A Woman Alone Nora, Otto, Conductor and Company
Letter to the Children Nora
New Year's Eve Eric, Johan, Dr. Berg and Gustafson
Stay With Me, Nora Otto and Nora
Arrival Astrid and Company
Loki and Baldur Otto and Singers
You Interest Me Johan
Departure Astrid and Company
Letter From Klemnacht Astrid
Learn to Be Lonely Nora
Rats and Mice and Fish Women
Jailer, Jailer / Letter to the Children (reprise) Nora and Women
Excerpts From Loki and Baldur Company
Rare Wines Eric and Nora
ACT 2Sung By
No More Mornings Nora
There She Is Johan, Eric and Otto
Power Nora
Letter to the Children (Reprise)Nora
At Last Johan
The Grand Cafe Company
Finale Company