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Latin Quarter , (11/18/1984 - 12/30/1984)
First Preview:Oct 30, 1984 Total Previews:15
Opening Date:Nov 18, 1984   
Closing Date:Dec 30, 1984 Total Performances:49

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


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Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Originally produced at LaMama Experimental Theatre Club; Originally produced by arrangement with Black Goat Entertainment
Book by André De Shields and Murray Horwitz; Musical Director: Marc Shaiman; Music orchestrated by Marc Shaiman; Vocal arrangements by Marc Shaiman; Featuring songs by Steven Lemberg ("Love in the Morning"), Kenny Moore ("Wishful Thinking," "Secret Love"), Marc Shaiman ("New York is a Party", "Love's Sad Glance", "Louie"), André De Shields ("Jungle Hip Hop," "Symphony Rap," "BYOB," "Now is the Time"), Annie Lennox ("Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"), William Witherspoon ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), Paul Riser ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), James Dean ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), Dennis Andreopoulas ("Say It Again," "Heads or Tails"), Percy Mayfield ("Hit the Road Jack"), Marvin Hamlisch ("The Way We Were"), Lil Armstrong ("Bad Boy"), Andrew Lloyd Webber ("Memories"), Earl Hagen ("Harlem Nocturne"), Eddie Holland ("Baby Love"), Brian Holland ("Baby Love"), Herbert Lamont Dozier ("Baby Love"), Jeff Barry ("And Then He Kissed Me," "Leader of the Pack," "Not Too Young To Get Married"), Ellie Greenwich ("And Then He Kissed Me," "Leader of the Pack," "The Girl I'm Gonna Marry," "Not Too Young To Get Married"), Phil Spector ("And Then He Kissed Me," "Leader of the Pack," "The Girl I'm Gonna Marry," "Not Too Young To Get Married"), Rudy Clark ("The Shoop Shoop Song"), Cynthia Weil ("He's Sure The Boy I Love"), Barry Mann ("He's Sure The Boy I Love"), Bob Feldman ("My Boyfriend's Back"), Gerald Goldstein ("My Boyfriend's Back"), Richard Gottehrer ("My Boyfriend's Back"), George "Shadow" Morton ("I Can Never Go Home Anymore"), Gene Pitney ("He's A Rebel"), Tony Powers ("The Girl I'm Gonna Marry"), Carole King, Gerald Goffin, Florence Green, Luther Dixon, Burt Bacharach, Ronald Mack, George Harrison, Robert Bateman, Freddie Gorman, Burt Russell, Zedrick Turnbough, Martri McCall and Thomas Elliott; Featuring songs with lyrics by Steven Lemberg ("Love in the Morning"), Kenny Moore ("Wishful Thinking," "Secret Love"), Robert I ("New York is a Party"), André De Shields ("Jungle Hip Hop," "Symphony Rap," "BYOB," "Now is the Time"), D. A. Stewart ("Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"), William Witherspoon ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), Paul Riser ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), James Dean ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), Ula Hedwig ("Love's Sad Glance"), Alex Brown ("Secret Love"), Dennis Andreopoulas ("Say It Again," "Heads or Tails"), Percy Mayfield ("Hit the Road Jack"), Alan Bergman ("The Way We Were"), Marilyn Keith ("The Way We Were"), Larry Graham ("Release Yourself"), Lil Armstrong ("Bad Boy"), Thomas Eliot ("Memories"), Trevor Nunn ("Memories"), Dick Rogers ("Harlem Nocturne"), Marc Shaiman ("Louie") and Hal David; Assistant Vocal arrang.: Debra Byrd
Conceived by André De Shields; Directed by André De Shields and Murray Horwitz; Choreographed by André De Shields
Scenic Design by David Chapman; Costume Design by Jean-Claude Robin; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound Design by Bill Dreisbach; Hair Design by Bruce C. Edwards; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White
General Manager: National Artists Management Company and Barbara Darwall
Production Stage Manager: Bruce Lumpkin; Stage Manager: Meryl Vladimer; Technical Supervisor: Val Medina
Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press
Assistant to the Directors: Gary Sullivan; Press Representative: Burnham-Callaghan Associates and Merle Frimark Associates; Advertising: The Manhattan Group; Photographer: Kenn Duncan; Vocal Coach: Debra Byrd
Cast
André De Shields Performer
Debra Byrd Performer
Ellia English Performer
Marc Shaiman Performer
Freida Williams Performer

ACT 1
Love in the Morning
(music by Steven Lemberg; lyrics by Steven Lemberg)
Wishful Thinking
(music by Kenny Moore, Martri McCall and Zedrick Turnbough; lyrics by Kenny Moore, Martri McCall and Zedrick Turnbough)
New York Is a Party
(music by Marc Shaiman; lyrics by Robert I)
Jungle Hip Hop
(music by André De Shields; lyrics by André De Shields)
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
(music by Annie Lennox; lyrics by D. A. Stewart)
What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted
(music by William Witherspoon, Paul Riser and James Dean; lyrics by William Witherspoon, Paul Riser and James Dean)
Love's Sad Glance
(music by Marc Shaiman; lyrics by Ula Hedwig)
Secret Love
(music by Kenny Moore; lyrics by Alex Brown)
Say It Again
(music by Dennis Andreopoulas; lyrics by Dennis Andreopoulas)
Heads or Tails
(music by Dennis Andreopoulas; lyrics by Dennis Andreopoulas)
Hit the Road Jack
(music by Percy Mayfield; lyrics by Percy Mayfield)
Waterfaucet Blues
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Streetcorner Symphony
The Way We Were
(music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman)
Release Yourself
(lyrics by Larry Graham)
Bad Boy
(music by Lil Armstrong; lyrics by Lil Armstrong)
Symphony Rap
(music by André De Shields; lyrics by André De Shields)
Mary Mack
Locomotion
(music by Carole King and Gerald Goffin; lyrics by Carole King and Gerald Goffin)
My Boyfriend's Back
(music by Bob Feldman, Gerald Goldstein and Richard Gottehrer; lyrics by Bob Feldman, Gerald Goldstein and Richard Gottehrer)
Chapel of Love
(music by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector; lyrics by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector)
Soldier Boy
(music by Florence Green and Luther Dixon; lyrics by Florence Green and Luther Dixon)
Come and Get These Memories
(music by Eddie Holland, Brian Holland and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Eddie Holland, Brian Holland and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
Da Doo Run Run
(music by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector; lyrics by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector)
Wishing and Hoping
(music by Burt Bacharach and Hal David; lyrics by Burt Bacharach and Hal David)
He's So Fine
(music by Ronald Mack; lyrics by Ronald Mack)
My Sweet Lord
(music by George Harrison; lyrics by George Harrison)
Please, Mr. Postman
(music by Brian Holland, Robert Bateman and Freddie Gorman; lyrics by Brian Holland, Robert Bateman and Freddie Gorman)
Tell Him
(music by Burt Russell; lyrics by Burt Russell)
Baby Love
(music by Eddie Holland, Brian Holland and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Eddie Holland, Brian Holland and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
And Then He Kissed Me
(music by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector; lyrics by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector)
Leader of the Pack
(music by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector; lyrics by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector)
The Shoop Shoop Song
(music by Rudy Clark; lyrics by Rudy Clark)
He's Sure the Boy I Love
(music by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil; lyrics by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil)
I Can Never Go Home Anymore
(music by George "Shadow" Morton; lyrics by George "Shadow" Morton)
He's a Rebel
(music by Gene Pitney; lyrics by Gene Pitney)
The Girl I'm Gonna Marry
(music by Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector and Tony Powers; lyrics by Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector and Tony Powers)
Not Too Young to Get Married
(music by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector and Thomas Elliott; lyrics by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector and Thomas Elliott)
Memory
(music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Trevor Nunn)
Lush Life
(music by Billy Strayhorn; lyrics by Billy Strayhorn)
Haarlem Nocturne
(music by Earl Hagen; lyrics by Dick Rogers)
B.Y.O.B.
(music by André De Shields; lyrics by André De Shields)
Now Is the Time
(music by André De Shields; lyrics by André De Shields)