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Broadway Theatre , (10/16/1983 - 9/02/1984)
First Preview:Oct 05, 1983 Total Previews:14
Opening Date:Oct 16, 1983   
Closing Date:Sep 02, 1984 Total Performances:362

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Piraeus; a Crete village; Hortense's Inn and garden; The Widow's house; the church square; the mine entrance.

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Kenneth-John Productions (Kenneth D. Greenblatt: President; John J. Pomerantz: Executive Vice President); Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Music by John Kander; Musical Director: Randolph Mauldin; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Thomas Fay
Directed by Michael Cacoyannis; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele; Additional choreography by Theodore Pappas
Scenic Design by David Chapman; Costume Design by Hal George; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Steve Atha; Make-Up Design by Steve Atha; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White
General Manager: National Artists Management Company; Company Manager: Robert H. Wallner; Assistant Co. Mgr: Kathryn Frawley
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Lockhart
Musical Supervisor: Paul Gemignani; Music Contractor: John Monaco; Assistant Conductor: Antony Geralis; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Victor Jaroway
Assistant to Miss Daniele: Tina Paul; Casting: Howard Feuer and Jeremy Ritzer; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Dance Captain: Jim Litten
Anthony Quinn Zorba
Lila Kedrova Madame Hortense
Chip Cornelius Vassilakas
Suzanne Costallos Athena
Michael Dantuono Manolakas
Frank DeSal Konstandi
Turkish Dancer
Russian Admiral
Angelina Fiordellisi Marika
Tim Flavin Anagnosti
Karen Giombetti Maria
Cafe Whore
Charles Karel Mavrodani
Peter Kevoian Katapolis
Raphael LaManna Constable
Peter Marinos Marinakos
Rob Marshall Marsalias
Taro Meyer The Widow
John Mineo Thanassai
French Admiral
Panchali Null Despo
Aurelio Padron Mimiko
Richard Warren Pugh Yorgo
Italian Admiral
Thomas David Scalise Pavli
Debbie Shapiro The Woman
Paul Straney Priest
English Admiral
Susan Terry Katina
Pamela Trevisani Sophia
Robert Westenberg Nikos
Swings: Jim Litten and Danielle R. Striker
Standbys: Chip Cornelius (Manolakas), Suzanne Costallos (Madame Hortense), Michael Dantuono (Nikos), Angelina Fiordellisi (The Woman), Charles Karel (Zorba), James Lockhart (Mavrodani, Zorba), John Mineo (Mimiko) and Susan Terry (The Widow)
Tony Award®
winner 1984 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lila Kedrova
Theatre World
nominee 1984 Award [recipient]
Robert Westenberg
Drama Desk Award
winner 1984 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lila Kedrova
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
ACT 1Sung By
Life Is The Woman and Company
The First Time Zorba
The Top of the Hill The Woman and Company
No Boom Boom Madame Hortense, Admirals, Zorba and Nikos
Vive La Difference Admirals
Mine Song Company
The Butterfly The Widow, Nikos and The Woman
Goodbye, Canavaro Madame Hortense, Zorba and Nikos
Grandpapa Zorba, The Woman and Company
Only Love Madame Hortense
The Bend of the Road The Woman
Only Love (Reprise)The Woman
ACT 2Sung By
Yassou Company
Woman Zorba
Why Can't I Speak/That's a Beginning The Widow, Nikos and The Woman
Easter Dance Company
Miner's Dance The Men
The Crow The Woman, Crows and Monks
Happy Birthday Madame Hortense
I Am Free Zorba