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Wind in the Willows   

 
Nederlander Theatre, (12/19/1985 - 12/22/1985)
First Preview: Nov 26, 1985 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Dec 19, 1985    
Closing Date: Dec 22, 1985 Total Performances: 4

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway



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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by RLM Productions, Inc. and Liniva Productions, Inc.
Originally produced by the Folger Theatre Group (Louis W. Scheeder, Michael Sheehan, Producers)
Music by William Perry; Lyrics by Roger McGough and William Perry; Dramatized by Jane Iredale; Adapted from the classic by Kenneth Grahame; Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn; Incidental and Dance Music by David Krane; Musical Director: Robert Rogers; Vocal arrangements by Robert Rogers
Directed by Tony Stevens; Choreographed by Margery Beddow; Assistant Choreographer: James Brennan
Scenic Design by Sam Kirkpatrick; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair Design by Angela Gari; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Weiler / Miller Associates
Production Supervisor: Steven Zweigbaum; Production Stage Manager: Jim Woolley; Stage Manager: Ellen Raphael; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Musical Supervisor: Jonathan Tunick; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Fight direction by Conal O'Brien; General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope; Legal Representation: Robert V. Gaulin; Dance Captain: Mary C. Robare
Cast
Irving BarnesBadger
P. J. BenjaminChief Weasel
David CarrollRat
Donna DrakeChief Stoat
Nathan LaneToad
Vicki LewisMole
Kenston AmesCourt Clerk
Ensemble
Shell M. BenjaminEnsemble
Michael ByersProsecutor
Jailer
Ensemble
John JellisonFather Rabbit
Judge
Jackie LoweWayfarer Rat
Ensemble
Marguerite LowellEnsemble
Nora Mae LyngMother Rabbit
Jailer's Daughter
Ensemble
Mary C. RobareEnsemble
Jamie RoccoEnsemble
Ray RoderickEnsemble
Scott WaaraPolice Sergeant
Ensemble
Swings: Teresa Payne-Rohan and Kevin Winkler
Understudies: Shell M. Benjamin (Chief Stoat), Michael Byers (Toad), Donna Drake (Mole), John Jellison (Badger), Jamie Rocco (Chief Weasel) and Scott Waara (Rat)
Tony Award®
 1986 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Dramatized by Jane Iredale
 1986 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Music by William Perry ;  Lyrics by William Perry and Roger McGough
music by William Perry; lyrics by Roger McGough and William Perry
ACT 1 Sung By
The World Is Waiting for MeMole
When Springtime Comes to My RiverRat
Messing About in BoatsRat and Mole
Evil WeaselChief Weasel, Chief Stoat, Weasels and Stoats
That's What Friends Are ForToad, Rat, Mole and Rabbits
Follow Your InstinctMole, Rabbits, Weasels and Stoats
The Gasoline Can-CanToad and Rabbits
You'll Love It in JailChief Weasel, Chief Stoat, Toad and Policemen
MediterraneanWayfarer Rat
The Day You Came Into My LifeMole
ACT 2 Sung By
S-S-S-Something Comes Over MeToad
I'd Be AttractedMole and Rat
When Springtime Comes to My River (Reprise) Rat
The Day You Came Into My Life (Reprise) Mole
Moving Up in the WorldChief Weasel, Chief Stoat, Weasels and Stoats
Breif EncounterToad and Jailer's Daughter
Where Am I Now?Toad
The Wind in the WillowsCompany
That's What Friends Are For (Reprise) Toad, Rat, Badger and Rabbits
Come What May Company