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Starmites   

 
Criterion Center Stage Right , (4/27/1989 - 6/18/1989)
First Preview:Mar 24, 1989 Total Previews:35
Opening Date:Apr 27, 1989   
Closing Date:Jun 18, 1989 Total Performances:60

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Earth and Innerspace. The Present.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by B. S. Moss Enterprises (Charles B. Moss, Jr., Executive Director)
Produced by Hinks Shimberg, Mary Keil and Steven Warnick; Associate Producer: Peter Bogyo, John Burt and Severn Sandt
First presented at the Ark Theatre Company; Subsequently produced by Musical Theatre Works, Inc.; Subsequently developed and produced at American Stage Festival
Music by Barry Keating; Lyrics by Barry Keating; Book by Stuart Ross and Barry Keating; Musical Director: Henry Aronson; Dance arrangements by Henry Aronson; Music orchestrated by James McElwaine; Vocal arrangements by Dianne Adams; Associate Musical Dir.: Dianne Adams; Additional lyrics by Freida Williams ("Spousal Arousal"); Additional music by Freida Williams ("Spousal Arousal"); Percussion arrangement by Jeffrey Potter ("Spousal Arousal")
Directed and staged by Larry Carpenter; Choreographed by Michele Assaf; Assistant Choreographer: T.C. Charlton
Scenic Design by Lowell Detweiler; Costume Design by Susan Hirschfeld; Lighting Design by Jason Kantrowitz; Sound Design by John Kilgore; Hair Design by John Quaglia
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Mitchell A. Weiss
Production Stage Manager: Zoya Wyeth; Stage Manager: Zoya Wyeth; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris Associates
Keyboards: Henry Aronson and Dianne Adams; Guitars: Robert Kirshoff; Bass guitar: Brian Hamm; Percussion: Jeffrey Potter
Sound Effects by James McElwaine; Special Effects by Gregory Meeh
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Advertising: Great Scott Advertising; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates and Armen Kachaturian; Press Representative: Glenna Freedman
Cast
Janet Aldrich Maligna
Banshee
Gabriel Barre Trinkulus
Innerspace
Bennett Cale Ack Ack Ackerman
Starmite
Victor Trent Cook Herbie Harrison
Starmite
John-Michael Flate Droid
Ariel Grabber Shak Graa
Innerspace
Brian Lane Green Spacepunk
Innerspace
Liz Larsen Eleanor
On Earth
Bizarbara
Starmite
Mary Kate Law Shotzi
Banshee
Sharon McNight Mother
On Earth
Diva
Starmite
Ric Ryder Droid
Gwen Stewart Canibelle
Banshee
Freida Williams Balbraka
Banshee
Christopher Zelno Dazzle Razzledorf
Starmite
Understudies: Janet Aldrich (Diva, Mother), John-Michael Flate (Shak Graa, Spacepunk, Trinkulus), Ric Ryder (Ack Ack Ackerman, Dazzle Razzledorf, Herbie Harrison) and Wendy-Jo Vaughn (Balbraka, Bizarbara, Canibelle, Droid, Eleanor, Maligna, Shotzi)
Tony Award®
 1989 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Hinks Shimberg, Mary Keil and Steven Warnick
 1989 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gabriel Barre
 1989 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Brian Lane Green
 1989 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sharon McNight
 1989 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michele Assaf
 1989 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Larry Carpenter
Theatre World
nominee 1989 Award [recipient]
Sharon McNight
music by Barry Keating; lyrics by Barry Keating
ACT 1Sung By
Superhero Girl Eleanor (On Earth)
Starmites Starmites and Spacepunk (Innerspace)
Trink's Narration Trinkulus (Innerspace) and Starmites
Afraid of the Dark Spacepunk (Innerspace), Starmites, Eleanor (On Earth) and Trinkulus (Innerspace)
Little Hero Eleanor (On Earth)
Attack of Banshees Banshees
Hard to Be Diva Diva (Starmite) and Banshees
Love Duet Spacepunk (Innerspace) and Eleanor (On Earth)
The Dance of Spousal Arousal Banshees and Bizarbara (Starmite)
Finaletto Company
ACT 2Sung By
Bizarbara's Wedding Bizarbara (Starmite) and Banshees
Milady Spacepunk (Innerspace) and Starmites
Beauty Within Diva (Starmite) and Bizarbara (Starmite)
The Cruelty Stomp Trinkulus (Innerspace) and Company
Reach Right Down Starmites, Diva (Starmite) and Banshees
Immolation Eleanor (On Earth), Shak Graa (Innerspace) and Spacepunk (Innerspace)
Starmites/Diva (Reprise)Diva (Starmite), Starmites and Banshees
Finale Company