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Gershwin Theatre , (7/02/1985 - 5/18/1986)
First Preview:Jun 13, 1985 Total Previews:38
Opening Date:Jul 02, 1985   
Closing Date:May 18, 1986 Total Performances:367

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Hollywood in the Twenties.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization and Gerald Oestreicher
Produced by Maurice Rosenfield, Lois F. Rosenfield and Cindy Pritzker, Inc.; Associate Producer: Eugene V. Wolsk
Based on the film by MGM; Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book adapted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed; Lyrics by Arthur Freed; Music arranged by Stanley Lebowsky; Musical Director: Robert Billig; Music orchestrated by Larry Wilcox
Directed by Twyla Tharp; Choreographed by Twyla Tharp; Original film choreography by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Sound Design by Sound Associates, Inc.; Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Audio Consultant: T. Richard Fitzgerald; Make-Up Design by Ann Belsky
Company Manager: Steven Suskin
Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi
Musical Supervisor: Stanley Lebowsky; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Associate Conductor: Michael Dansicker; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Evan Morris
Film Sequences: Gordon Willis; Film Editor: Michael R. Miller
Casting: Slater/MCL; Acting Coach: Larry Moss; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne / Fisher and Jon Wilner; Photographer: Richard Avedon and Kenn Duncan
Cast
Don Correia Don Lockwood
Philippe
"The Royal Rascal" -- played by Don Lockwood
Pierre
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier" -- played by Don Lockwood
Mary D'Arcy Kathy Selden
Richard Fancy Roscoe Dexter
Faye Grant Lina Lamont
Jeanette
"The Royal Rascal" -- played by Lina Lamont
Yvonne
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier" -- played by Lina Lamont
Peter Slutsker Cosmo Brown
Ray Benson Ensemble
Enemy of the King
"The Royal Rascal"
John Carrafa Ensemble
Richard Colton Ensemble
Austin Colyer Diction Coach
A Warner Brother
Ensemble
Jacque Dean Phoebe Dinsmore
Ensemble
Diane Duncan Ensemble
Lady of the Court
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier"
Yvonne Dutton Ensemble
Craig Frawley Ensemble
Enemy of the King
"The Royal Rascal"
Melinda Gilb Dora Bailey
Ensemble
Katie Glasner Ensemble
Barbara Hoon Ensemble
David-Michael Johnson Ensemble
Mary Ann Kellogg Zelda Zanders
Ensemble
Raymond Kurshals Ensemble
Alison Mann Ensemble
Lady of the Court
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier"
Barbara Moroz Ensemble
Lady of the Court
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier"
Kevin O'Day Ensemble
Robert Radford Rod
Ensemble
Tom Rawe Ensemble
Hansford Rowe R. F. Simpson
Gene Sager Ensemble
Enemy of the King
"The Royal Rascal"
Manservant
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier"
John Spalla Sound Engineer
Ensemble
Man on Screen
"Talking Picture Demonstration"
Amy Spencer Ensemble
Cynthia Thole Ensemble
Lady-in-Waiting
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier"
Martin Van Treuren Sid Phillips
Ticket Taker
Ensemble
Enemy of the King
"The Royal Rascal"
Villain
"The Dueling Cavalier" and "The Dancing Cavalier"
Shelley Washington Ensemble
Laurie Williamson Ensemble
Swings: David Askler, Cheri Butcher and Brad Morantz
Understudies: Austin Colyer (R. F. Simpson), Brad Morantz (Cosmo Brown), Barbara Moroz (Lina Lamont), Donn Simione (Don Lockwood), John Spalla (Roscoe Dexter) and Cynthia Thole (Kathy Selden)
Tony Award®
 1986 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book adapted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
 1986 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Don Correia
Theatre World
nominee 1986 Award [recipient]
Faye Grant
Drama Desk Award
 1986 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Faye Grant
 1986 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Gene Kelly
 1986 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Twyla Tharp
 1986 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Stanley Donen
winner 1986 Outstanding Special Effects [winner]
Lighting Effects and Moving Light Effects by Jauchem & Meeh, Inc.
ACT 1Sung By
Fit as a Fiddle Don Lockwood and Cosmo Brown
Beautiful Girl Don Lockwood and Fans
Iv'e Got a Feelin' Your Foolin' Kathy Selden and Coconut Grove Coquettes
Make 'Em Laugh Cosmo Brown
Hub Bub Cosmo Brown and Studio Stage Hands
You Are My Lucky Star Don Lockwood and Kathy Selden
Moses Supposes Don Lockwood and Cosmo Brown
Good Mornin' Don Lockwood, Kathy Selden and Cosmo Brown
Singin' in the Rain Don Lockwood
ACT 2Sung By
Wedding of the Painted Doll Selected Ensemble
Rag Doll Selected Ensemble
Temptation Selected Ensemble
Takin' Miss Mary to the Ball Selected Ensemble
Love is Where You Find It Ensemble
Would You? Kathy Selden
Broadway Rhythm Company
Blue Prelude Company
Would You? Kathy Selden
You Are My Lucky Star Don Lockwood, Kathy Selden and Company
Singin' in the Rain Company