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Late Nite Comic   
A love story...with a punch line.

Ritz Theatre , (10/15/1987 - 10/17/1987)
First Preview:Oct 02, 1987 Total Previews:15
Opening Date:Oct 15, 1987   
Closing Date:Oct 17, 1987 Total Performances:4

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Comments: Phil Rose was the original director on this production but asked to have his name removed from subsequent playbills. Tony Stevens was uncredited as his replacement.

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
Produced by Rory Rosegarten
Originally presented at the American Musical Theatre, Inc.
Book by Allan Knee; Music by Brian Gari; Lyrics by Brian Gari; Musical Director: Gregory J. Dlugos; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Vocal arrangements by James Raitt; Dance arrangements by James Raitt
Directed by Philip Rose; Choreographed by Dennis Dennehy
Scenic Design by Clarke Dunham; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Costume Design by Gail Cooper-Hecht; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Projection Coordinator: Barbara Tumarkin Dunham; Hair Design by Howard Leonard; Associate Lighting Design: John McKernon
General Manager: Frank Scardino Associates, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Mortimer Halpern; Stage Manager: Brian A. Kaufman; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lorna Littleway
Music Contractor: Bill Meade; Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos
General Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Casting: Linda Watson; Dance Captain: Danielle P. Connell; Asst. to the Choreographer: Danielle P. Connell; Advertising: Grey Entertainment & Media; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates
Robert LuPone David Ackerman
Teresa Tracy Gabrielle
Pamela Blasetti Ensemble
Kim Freshwater Ensemble
Club Owner
Lauren Goler Ensemble
Patrick Hamilton Ensemble
Club Owner
Voice of God
Krazy Korn Emcee
Judine Hawkins Ensemble
Aja Major Ensemble
Michael McAssey Ensemble
Club Owner
Las Vegas Emcee
Sharon Moore Ensemble
Metropolitan Ballerina
Mason Roberts Ensemble
David's Alter Ego
Metropolitan Male Dancer
Susan Santoro Ensemble
Don Stitt Ensemble
Club Owner
Swings: Danielle P. Connell and Barry Finkel
Understudies: Patrick Hamilton (David Ackerman) and Susan Santoro (Gabrielle)
music by Brian Gari; lyrics by Brian Gari
ACT 1Sung By
Gabrielle David Ackerman
The Best in the Business Club Owners
Clara's Dancing School Gabrielle
This Lady Isn't Right for Me David Ackerman
Having Someone David Ackerman and Club Owners
Stand-Up David Ackerman
The Best in the Business (Reprise)David Ackerman
Late Nite Comic David Ackerman
Stand-Up (Reprise)David Ackerman
It Had to Happen Sometime David Ackerman and Gabrielle
When I Am Movin' Gabrielle
Think Big David Ackerman
ACT 2Sung By
Relax With Me, Baby David Ackerman, Bartender and Hookers
Dance David Ackerman and Gabrielle
Late Nite Comic David Ackerman
It's Such a Different World David Ackerman, Vegas Girls and Vegas Guys
It Had to Happen Sometime (Reprise)David Ackerman and Gabrielle
Gabrielle/Yvonne (Reprise)David Ackerman