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The Red Shoes   

Gershwin Theatre, (12/16/1993 - 12/19/1993)
First Preview: Nov 02, 1993 Total Previews: 51
Opening Date: Dec 16, 1993    
Closing Date: Dec 19, 1993 Total Performances: 5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The world of The Ballet Lermontov, in London, Paris and Monte Carlo. 1921-1922.

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President)
Produced by Martin Starger; Produced in association with MCA/UNIVERSAL and James M. Nederlander; Associate Producer: Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director) and The Broadway Fund
Music by Jule Styne; Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Paul Stryker; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Ballet and dance arrangements by Gordon Harrell; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and William D. Brohn; Adapted from the film "The Red Shoes" by: Powell-Pressburger
Directed by Stanley Donen; Choreographed by Lar Lubovitch; Assistant to the Choreographer: Ginger Thatcher
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman; Associate Scenic Design: Joel Reynolds; Assistant Scenic Design: Matthew Bliss, Judy Gailen, Richard Jaris, Bryan Johnson, Marion Kolsby and Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Assistant Costume Design: Laura Drawbaugh; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Principal Associate Lighting Designer: Jason Kantrowitz; Associate Lighting Design: John McKernon; Lighting Assistant: Benjamin Pearcy; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Assistant Sound Design: Jeremy Grody; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
Production Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Technical Supervisor: Kenneth G. Keneally; Stage Manager: Frank Lombardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Hester
Assistant Conductor: Bryan Louiselle; Woodwind: Katherine Fink, Joshua Siegel, Virgil Blackwell, Eugene Scholtens, Lawrence Feldman and Kenneth Dybisz; Trumpet: John Frosk and Richard Raffio; Trombone: Santo Russo and David Bergeron; French Horn: John Clark, Paul Riggio and Janet Lantz; Violin: Elliot Rosoff, Yuri Vodovoz, Paul Woodiel, Blair Lawhead and Maura Giannini; Viola: John Dexter and Richard Spencer; Cello: Beverly Lauridsen and Eileen Folson; Bass: Ronald Raffio; Harp: Francesca Corsi; Keyboard: Bryan Louiselle and Sande Campbell; Percussion: Ray Marchica and Hank Jaramillo; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press
Flying by Flying by Foy
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Press Representative: Frimark & Thibodeau Associates; Dance Captain: Ginger Thatcher; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Assistant to the Director: Susana Tubert
Steve BartonBoris Lermontov
Margaret IllmannVictoria Page
Leslie Browne
Broadway debut
Irina Boronskaya
George de la PeñaGrisha Ljubov
Tad IngramSergei Ratov
Hugh PanaroJulian Craster
Amy WilderVictoria Page
Jennifer Alexander
Broadway debut
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Don BellamyJean-Louis
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Mucuy BollesThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Pamela BurrellLady Ottoline Neston
Jamie Chandler-TornsMarguerite
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Geralyn Del CorsoThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Scott FowlerJames
"Les Sylphides"
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Antonia FranceschiThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Laurie GamacheMiss Lovat
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Lydia GastonMiss Hardiman
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Charles GoffDmitri
Nina GoldmanThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Anita IntrieriThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Robert JensenLivy
The Priest
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Christina JohnsonThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Keith LaMelle ThomasThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Jeff LanderThe Angel
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Christina Marie NorrupThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Jonathan RiselingThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Oscar RugeThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Marie SantellaThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Jon Marshall SharpIvan Boleslavsky
Joan TsaoThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
James WeatherstoneThe Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Daniel WrightDr. Copelias
The Company of The Ballet Lermontov
Swings: Kellye Gordon, James Hadley, Alexies Sánchez, Catherine Ulissey and Aliceann Wilson
Understudies: Scott Fowler (Ivan Boleslavsky), Laurie Gamache (Irina Boronskaya, Lady Ottoline Neston), Charles Goff (Sergei Ratov), Nina Goldman (Irina Boronskaya), Robert Jensen (Boris Lermontov, Dmitri), Christina Johnson (Victoria Page), Christina Marie Norrup (Marguerite), Oscar Ruge (Livy), Alexies Sánchez (Grisha Ljubov, Ivan Boleslavsky), James Weatherstone (Dmitri, Julian Craster, Livy) and Amy Wilder (Victoria Page)
Drama Desk Award
 1994 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Margaret Illmann
 1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
 Performer: George de la Peña
Theatre World
winner 1994 Award [recipient] 
  Margaret Illmann
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Marsha Norman and Paul Stryker
ACT 1 Sung By
Swan LakeIrina Boronskaya, Ivan Boleslavsky, Grisha Ljubov and Company
I Make the RulesBoris Lermontov
The AuditionVictoria Page
Corps de BalletGrisha Ljubov and Company
When It Happens to YouJulian Craster
Top of the SkyBoris Lermontov and Victoria Page
Ballet MontageVictoria Page and Company
It's a Fairy TaleBoris Lermontov, Julian Craster, Grisha Ljubov, Sergei Ratov and Dmitri
Be SomewhereJulian Craster
The RagGrisha Ljubov and Company
Am I to Wish Her LoveBoris Lermontov and Victoria Page
ACT 2 Sung By
Do SvedanayaGrisha Ljubov, Sergei Ratov and Company
Come HomeBoris Lermontov
When You Dance for a KingBoris Lermontov and Victoria Page
The Ballet of the Red ShoesThe Girl, the Shoemaker and the Young Man