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The News   

 
Helen Hayes Theatre , (11/07/1985 - 11/09/1985)
First Preview:Oct 18, 1985 Total Previews:22
Opening Date:Nov 07, 1985   
Closing Date:Nov 09, 1985 Total Performances:4

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The City Room of a large metropolitan newspaper, the bedroom of a 15-year-old girl, a one-room apartment, and a city street. The Present.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Zev Bufman, Kathleen Lindsey, Nicholas Neubauer and R. Vincent Park; Produced in association with Martin Barandes and Janice Barandes; Associate Producer: Patricia Bayer, Annette R. McDonald and Quentin H. McDonald
Originally performed in concert version in April 1984 at the West Bank Cafe / Downstairs Theatre Bar; Originally presented at The Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre (Karen Poindexter: Managing Director)
Music by Paul Schierhorn; Lyrics by Paul Schierhorn; Book by Paul Schierhorn, David Rotenberg and R. Vincent Park; Music arranged by Paul Schierhorn and John Rinehimer; Music orchestrated by John Rinehimer; Additional orchestrations by Leon Pendarvis, Jeffrey Silverman, Paul Schierhorn, Peter Valentine and David Rinehimer
Directed by David Rotenberg; Choreographed by Wesley Fata
Scenic Design by Jane Musky; Costume Design by Richard Hornung; Lighting Design by Norman Coates; Sound Design by Gary Scott Peck and ATI; Hair and Wig Design by Franko
General Manager: Dorothy Olim Associates, Inc. and George Elmer
Production Stage Manager: Robert I. Cohen; Stage Manager: K. R. Williams; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jay Adler
Conducted by John Rinehimer; Music Contractor: Billy Ward
Casting: David Tochterman; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates, C. George Willard, Ben Morse, Susan Lee and Bill Shuttleworth; Dance Captain: Cheryl Alexander; Advertising: The Golden Group; Photographer: Ray Fisher
Cast
Jeff Conaway Executive Editor
Anthony Crivello Killer
Lisa Michaelis Girl
Cheryl Alexander Reporter #3
Frank Baier Circulation Editor
Michael Duff City Editor
Jonathan S. Gerber Feature Editor
Anthony Hoylen Talk Show Host
Patrick Jude Reporter #1
Charles Pistone Reporter #2
John Rinehimer Sports Editor
Peter Valentine Style Editor
Billy Ward Managing Editor
Standbys: Jay Adler (Talk Show Host), Anthony Hoylen (Reporter #1, Reporter #2), Patrick Jude (Killer) and Julie Newdow (Girl, Reporter #3)
Tony Award®
 1986 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Paul Schierhorn; Lyrics by Paul Schierhorn
music by Paul Schierhorn; lyrics by Paul Schierhorn
ACT 1Sung By
I Am The News Executive Editor and Company
They Write The News Executive Editor
Mirror, Mirror Girl
Front Page Expose Executive Editor and Reporters
Dad Girl
Hot Flashes (I) Reporters
She's On File Executive Editor
Super Singo Executive Editor and Reporters
Dear Felicia Executive Editor and Circulation Editor
Horoscope Cheryl, Patrick, Charles and Band
Hot Flashes (II) Band and Reporters
Classifieds/ Personals Band, Reporters, Girl and Killer
Wonderman Girl
Shooting Stars Killer
What's The Angle Reporters and Executive Editor
The Contest Executive Editor, Reporters, Feature Editor and Band
Dear Editor Killer
Editorial Executive Editor, Reporters, Killer and Band
ACT 2Sung By
Hot Flashes (Financial) Band
Talk To Me Killer and Girl
Pyramid Lead Executive Editor and Reporters
Beautiful People Executive Editor, Cheryl, Killer, Reporters and Band
Hot Flashes (III) Reporters and Band
Sports Reporters and Band
Open Letter Executive Editor, Killer and Company
Mirror, Mirror (Reprise)Girl
Ordinary, Extraordinary Day Killer and Girl
What's The Angle (Reprise)Reporters and Band
Violent Crime Executive Editor, Girl and Reporters
What In The World Partick, Reporters and Band
Acts Of God (Births, Deaths and the Weather) Company