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Oh, Kay!   

 
Richard Rodgers Theatre, (11/01/1990 - 1/05/1991)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, ( - 4/14/1991)
First Preview: Oct 16, 1990 Total Previews: 35
Opening Date: Nov 01, 1990    
Closing Date: Apr 14, 1991 Total Performances: 77

Category: Musical, All Black Cast, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Harlem. 1926.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Leo K. Cohen
Inspired by production at The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer) and Birmingham Theatre
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse; Book adapted by James Racheff; Musical Director: Tom Fay; Vocal arrangements by Tom Fay; Music orchestrated by Arnold Goland; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston; Additional Dance arrangements by Tom Fay
Conceived by Dan Siretta; Directed by Dan Siretta; Choreographed by Dan Siretta; Assistant Choreographer: Ken Leigh Rogers
Scenic Design by Kenneth Foy; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Sound Design by Jan Nebozenko; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro
Executive Producer: Natalie Lloyd; General Manager: Leo K. Cohen
Production Stage Manager: Harold Goldfaden; Stage Manager: Tracy Crum; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jim Semmelman
Music Contractor: Morty Bullman; Concert Mistress: Suzanne Ornstein; Violin I: Suzanne Ornstein; Violin III: Andy Stein; Violin II: Peter Dimitriades; Violin IV: Martin Agee; Viola I: Maxine Roach; Viola II: Crystal Garner; Cello I: Garfield Moore; Cello II: Rachael Steurmann; Horn I: Anthony Cecere; Horn II: Virginia Benz; Trumpet I: Wilmer Wise; Trumpet II: Jeffrey Kievit; Duo Pianist: Donald Johnston and Robert Colston; Percussion: Marty Grupp; Guitar, Banjo: Rick Loewus; Drums: Tony Tedesco; Bass: Linc Milliman; Reed IV: Eugene Scholtens; Reed III: Rick Heckman; Reed II: John J. Moses; Reed I: Les Scott; Trombone: Morty Bullman; Trumpet III: Danny Cahn
General Press Representative: Joshua Ellis; Casting: Warren Pincus; Dance Captain: Ken Leigh Rogers; Advertising: LeDonne & Wilner; Marketing Consultant: Delphine Lester
Cast
Alexander BartonReverend Alphonse DuGrasse
Keith Robert BennettB.J.
Ensemble
Jacquelyn BirdEnsemble
Frederick J. BootheFloyd
Ensemble
Tamara Tunie BouquettConstance DuGrasse
Gregg BurgeBilly Lyles
Cheryl BurrEnsemble
Helmar Augustus Cooper"Shorty" McGee
Byron EasleyChauffeur
Ensemble
Robert H. FowlerEnsemble
Karen E. FractionEnsemble
Frantz HallWaiter
Jake
Ensemble
Fracaswell HymanJoe
KymeDolly Greene
Garry Q. LewisEnsemble
Greta MartinEnsemble
Stanley Wayne MathisThe Duke
Brian MitchellJimmy Winter
Sharon MooreEnsemble
Elise NealEnsemble
Kevin RamseyLarry Potter
Ken RobersonZeke
Ensemble
David Preston SharpNick
Sam
Ensemble
Mark Kenneth SmaltzJanson
Angela TeekKay Jones
Allyson TuckerEnsemble
Mona WyattEnsemble
Swings: Melissa Haizlip and Ken Leigh Rogers
Understudies: Tamara Tunie Bouquett (Kay Jones), Karen E. Fraction (Constance DuGrasse), Fracaswell Hyman ("Shorty" McGee, Janson, Reverend Alphonse DuGrasse) and Sharon Moore (Dolly Greene)
Tony Award®
 1991 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Gregg Burge
 1991 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Dan Siretta
Drama Desk Award
 1991 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Dan Siretta
Theatre World
winner 1991 Award [recipient] 
  Kevin Ramsey
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Prelude: Onstage at the Paradise ClubBilly Lyles, Dolly Greene and Ensemble
New York SerenadeDolly Greene and Female Ensemble
When Our Little Ship Comes Sailing InThe Duke, "Shorty" McGee and Male Ensemble
Dear Little GirlJimmy Winter and "Shorty" McGee
MaybeJimmy Winter and Kay
You Got What Gets MeBilly Lyles and Dolly Greene
Do, Do, DoJimmy Winter, Kay and Janson
Clap Yo' HandsLarry Potter and Ensemble
Someone to Watch Over MeKay
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, Kay!Billy Lyles, Kay Jones and Ensemble
Ask Me AgainJimmy Winter
Fidgety FeetThe Duke and Ensemble
Someone to Watch Over Me (Reprise) Jimmy Winter
Somehow It Seldom Comes True"Shorty" McGee
Where's the Boy? Where's the Girl?Kay
Heaven on EarthLarry Potter, The Duke and Billy Lyles
Show Me the TownKay, Billy Lyles, Dolly Greene, Larry Potter, The Duke and Ensemble
Someone to Watch Over Me (Reprise) Jimmy Winter and Kay