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Virginia Theatre, (12/11/1989 - 1/19/1992)
First Preview: Nov 21, 1989 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Dec 11, 1989    
Closing Date: Jan 19, 1992 Total Performances: 879

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Los Angeles in the late 1940s.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Book by Larry Gelbart; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by David Zippel; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers; Vocal arrangements by Cy Coleman and Yaron Gershovsky; Musical Director: Gordon Lowry Harrell
Directed by Michael Blakemore; Musical Numbers Staged by Walter Painter; Assistant Choreographer: Sandy Roveta
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Assistant to Mr. Wagner: David Peterson, Atkin Pace and Charles E. McCarry; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Assistant to Ms. Klotz: Domingo Rodriguez and Jan Finnell; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Lincoln; Assistant to Mr. Gallo: Kim Davis; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald and Bernard Fox; Assistant to Mr. Fitzgerald & Mr. Fox: Gene Perla; Hair Design by Steve Atha; Mr. Edelman's hair designed by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Ralph Roseman; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Brian Meister; Assistant Stage Mgr: Matthew Mundinger
Associate Conductor: Kathy Sommer; Conducted by Gordon Lowry Harrell; Concertmistress: Belinda Whitney; Trumpets: Dave Rogers, Byron Stripling and Glenn Drewes; Drums: Dave Ratajczak and Dave Fink; Trombones: Jim Pugh, Sy Berger and George Flynn; Guitar: Bob Rose; Keyboards: Kathy Sommer and Lee Musiker; Reed: Bob Steen, Edward Salkin, Mike Migliori, Ken Hitchcock and John Campo; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; French Horn: Peter Gordon; Violin: Cenovia Cummins and Karl Kawahara; Music Contractor: John Miller
Sound Effects Programming: Dan Tramon
Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Dance Captain: Jacquey Maltby; Fight Captain: Herschel Sparber; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Press Representative: Becky Flora and Jim Randolph
Cast
Gregg EdelmanStine
Hollywood Cast
James NaughtonStone
Movie Cast
René AuberjonoisIrwin S. Irving
Movie Cast
Buddy Fidler
Hollywood Cast
Randy GraffOolie
Movie Cast
Donna
Hollywood Cast
Dee HotyAlaura Kingsley
Movie Cast
Carla Haywood
Hollywood Cast
Kay McClellandBobbi
Movie Cast
Gabby
Hollywood Cast
James CahillDr. Mandril
Movie Cast
Barber
Hollywood Cast
Carolee CarmelloMargaret
Movie Cast
Stand-In
Hollywood Cast
Peter DavisMember of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Shawn ElliottMunoz
Movie Cast
Pancho Vargas
Hollywood Cast
Tom GalantichOrderly
Movie Cast
Officer Pasco
Movie Cast
Gene
Hollywood Cast
Eleanor GlocknerMargie
Movie Cast
Anna
Hollywood Cast
Hairdresser
Hollywood Cast
James HindmanOrderly
Movie Cast
Mahoney
Movie Cast
Del Dacosta
Hollywood Cast
Gary KahnMember of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Amy Jane LondonMember of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Alvin LumYamato
Movie Cast
Cinematographer
Hollywood Cast
Jacquey MaltbyBootsie
Movie Cast
Keith PerryLuther Kingsley
Movie Cast
Werner Kriegler
Hollywood Cast
Jackie PrestiMember of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Herschel SparberBig Six
Movie Cast
Studio Cop
Hollywood Cast
Evan ThompsonCommissioner Gaines
Movie Cast
Shoeshine
Hollywood Cast
Doug TomposPeter Kingsley
Movie Cast
Gerald Pierce
Hollywood Cast
Scott WaaraJimmy Powers
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Raymond XifoSonny
Movie Cast
Studio Cop
Hollywood Cast
Rachel YorkMallory Kingsley
Movie Cast
Avril Raines
Hollywood Cast
Swings: Chrissy Faith and Marcus Neville
Understudies: Carolee Carmello (Alaura Kingsley, Bobbi, Carla Haywood, Gabby), Chrissy Faith (Bootsie, Margaret, Member of The Angel City 4), Tom Galantich (Jimmy Powers, Stone), James Hindman (Buddy Fidler, Irwin S. Irving, Munoz, Sonny, Stine), Alvin Lum (Barber), Jacquey Maltby (Anna, Donna, Mallory Kingsley, Margie, Oolie), Marcus Neville (Commissioner Gaines, Del Dacosta, Gene, Mahoney, Member of The Angel City 4, Officer Pasco, Orderly) and Evan Thompson (Big Six, Dr. Mandril, Luther Kingsley, Werner Kriegler)
Tony Award®
winner 1990 Best Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Nick Vanoff , Roger Berlind , Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President) , Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
winner 1990 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Larry Gelbart
winner 1990 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by Cy Coleman ;  Lyrics by David Zippel
winner 1990 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  James Naughton
 1990 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Gregg Edelman
 1990 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  René Auberjonois
winner 1990 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Randy Graff
winner 1990 Best Scenic Design [winner] 
  Robin Wagner
 1990 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Florence Klotz
 1990 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Paul Gallo
 1990 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Michael Blakemore
Drama Desk Award
winner 1990 Outstanding Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Nick Vanoff , Roger Berlind , Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President) , Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
winner 1990 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Larry Gelbart
winner 1990 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  James Naughton
 1990 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  René Auberjonois
winner 1990 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Randy Graff
 1990 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Michael Blakemore
winner 1990 Outstanding Orchestration [winner] 
  Billy Byers
winner 1990 Outstanding Lyrics [winner] 
 Lyrics by David Zippel
winner 1990 Outstanding Music [winner] 
 Music by Cy Coleman
 1990 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Florence Klotz
 1990 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Paul Gallo
winner 1990 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 
 Scenic Design by Robin Wagner
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by David Zippel
ACT 1 Sung By
Double TalkStone (Movie Cast) and Alaura Kingsley (Movie Cast)
Double TalkBuddy Fidler (Hollywood Cast) and Stine (Hollywood Cast)
What You Don't Know About WomenGabby (Hollywood Cast) and Oolie (Movie Cast)
Ya Gotta Look Out for YourselfJimmy Powers (Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast) and Angel City 4
The Buddy SystemBuddy Fidler (Hollywood Cast) and Donna (Hollywood Cast)
With Every Breath I TakeBobbi (Movie Cast)
The Tennis SongStone (Movie Cast) and Alaura Kingsley (Movie Cast)
Ev'rybody's Gotta Be SomewhereStone (Movie Cast) and Angel City 4
Lost and FoundMallory Kingsley (Movie Cast)
All Ya Have to Do Is WaitMunoz (Movie Cast), Yamato (Movie Cast), Mahoney (Movie Cast) and Officer Pasco (Movie Cast)
You're Nothing Without Me Stine (Hollywood Cast) and Stone (Movie Cast)
ACT 2 Sung By
Stay with MeJimmy Powers (Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast) and Angel City 4
You Can Always Count on MeOolie (Movie Cast)
You Can Always Count on MeDonna (Hollywood Cast)
It Needs WorkGabby (Hollywood Cast)
With Every Breath I Take (Reprise) Stone (Movie Cast) and Bobbi (Movie Cast)
FunnyStine (Hollywood Cast)
You're Nothing Without Me (Reprise) Stone (Movie Cast), Stine (Hollywood Cast) and Gabby (Hollywood Cast)