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Music Box Theatre , (4/14/1988 - 5/15/1988)
First Preview:Mar 29, 1988 Total Previews:19
Opening Date:Apr 14, 1988   
Closing Date:May 15, 1988 Total Performances:37

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A Manhattan apartment. 6:00 A.M., one winter morning / 11:15 P.M., four months later.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Michael Frazier, Susan Dietz, Stephen Wells, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and ANTA (Alfred de Liagre Jr: executive producer; Jean Dalrymple: executive director); Associate Producer: Kenneth Biller
Orginally produced by The Pasadena Playhouse (Susan Dietz and Stephen Rothman, Producing Directors)
Book by Jerry Colker; Lyrics by Jerry Colker; Music by Michael Rupert; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Musical Director: Tom Fay; Dance arrangements by Tom Fay; Vocal arrangements by Tom Fay
Directed by Andrew Cadiff; Choreographed by Grover Dale; Assistant Choreographer: Stephen Jay
Scenic Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Projection Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Multi-Image Production by Nelson & Sixta; Hair Design by Phyllis Della Illien
General Manager: Frank Scardino Associates, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Technical Supervisor: Peter Fulbright; Stage Manager: Michael F. Wolf and C.C. Cary
Musical Supervisor: Paul Gemignani; Conducted by Tom Fay; Music Contractor: Paul Gemignani; Piano: Henry Aronson; Cello: Wendy Brennan and Evalyn Steinboch; Woodwinds: Vincent DellaRocca and Dale Kleps; Drummer: Norbert Goldberg; Violin/Viola: Jill Jaffe; Guitar: Scott Kuney; Bass: Douglas Romoff
Press Representative: The Joshua Ellis Office; Casting: Eleanor Albano and Susan Chieco; Managerial Associate: Jim Brandeberry; Dance Captain: Stephen Jay; Advertising: Grey Entertainment & Media; Photographer: Ron Scherl
Cast
Michael Rupert Alex
Antonia Ellis Sandi
Mara Getz Dana
Robert Mandan Max
Brian Mitchell Franklin
Mary Bond Davis Radio Singer
Mama Utility
Brunhilda
Operator
Lois T. Wertshafter
Pitchperson
Louise Hickey Power Lady
Gypsy
Harmony Steinberg
Pitchperson
Robert Loftin LIFE Exec.
Assistant
Con Ed Man
Boy Scout
Craterface Callahan
Pitchperson
Alan Muraoka LIFE Exec.
Assistant
Con Ed Man
I.R.S. Auditor
Takeuchi Fujimoto
Pitchperson
Michele Pawk Kathy Sue Binger
Power Lady
Democratic Party Delegate
Candi Suwinski
Pitchperson
Rick Stockwell Radio Announcer
LIFE Exec.
Billy Ray Binger
Con Ed Man
Hunter
Mr. Stansbury
Pitchman
Pitchperson
Swings: Stephen Jay and Rachelle Ottley
Standbys: Jerry Colker (Alex), Larry Collis (Max), Milton Craig Nealy (Franklin) and Michele Pawk (Dana, Sandi)
Drama Desk Award
 1988 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Grover Dale
Theatre World
nominee 1988 Award [recipient]
Brian Mitchell
music by Michael Rupert; lyrics by Jerry Colker
ACT 1Sung By
Monolithic Madness Alex
Gone So Long Radio Singer
Hit the Ground Running Dana and Alex
It's Your Life LIFE Execs
Cookin' with Steam Franklin
It's Just a Question of Technique Sandi and Alex
It's None of My Business Max
Crazy World Dana
Ambivalent Rag Alex
It's Your Life II LIFE Execs
You Better Get Outta Town Kathy Sue Binger, Billy Ray Binger and Assistiants
We're Gonna Turn Off Your Juice Power Ladies, Mama Utility and Con Ed Men
The World Set on Fire by a Black and a Jew Franklin and Alex
Where are You / Where Am I? Dana
Family Ties Max
One Lost Weekend Sandi, Alex and Dana
Junk Mail / Disconnected Ensemble
Helplessness at Midnight Radio Singer
What Have You Been Doing for the Past Ten Years Alex and Ensemble
A Blank Piece of Paper Alex
ACT 2Sung By
Sweepstakes Alex, Pitchman and Pitchpeople
It's Getting Harder to Love You Dana and Pitchwomen
Publish Your Book Sandi, Alex and Pitchpeople
Ambivalent Rag II Alex
Pages of My Diary Dana, Alex and Pitchwomen
One Step at a Time / Ambivalent Rag III Alex
Don't Count on It Sandi and Alex
One Step at a Time / Ambivalent Rag III Pitchpeople
Friends for Life Franklin and Alex
Twenty-Nine Years Ago Max and Alex
Crazy World (Reprise)Alex
Sweepsteakes (Reprise)Pitchpeople
A Blank Piece of Paper (Reprise)Alex
Crazy World (Reprise)Alex and Dana