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Ain't Broadway Grand   
A Brand-New 1948 Musical Comedy

 
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (4/18/1993 - 5/09/1993)
First Preview:Mar 26, 1993 Total Previews:27
Opening Date:Apr 18, 1993   
Closing Date:May 09, 1993 Total Performances:25

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Time: Early Summer and Early Fall, 1948.


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 Arthur Rubin
A production by Tra La La, Inc.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Lee Adams; Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Vocal arrangements by Neil Warner; Musical Director: Nicholas Archer; Music orchestrated by Christopher Bankey; Dance arrangements by Scot Woolley
Directed by Scott Harris; Choreographed by Randy Skinner
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Suzy Benzinger; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Masarone; Make-Up Design by Masarone; Assistant Costume Design: Patrick Chevillot; Assistant Lighting Design: Howard Werner; Assistant Projection Design: Howard Werner; Associate Scenic Design: Brian Webb; Associate Lighting Design: Jason Kantrowitz; Assistant Scenic Design: Nancy Winters and Glynda Neff
General Manager: Peter H. Russell
Production Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris; Production Stage Manager: Frank Marino; Stage Manager: John Actman
Musical Supervisor: Neil Warner; Conducted by Nicholas Archer; Musical Coordinator: Bill Meade
Casting: Gayle Kenerson; Press Representative: Fred Nathan; Dance Captain: Kelli Barclay; Asst. to the Choreographer: Kelli Barclay; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.
Cast
Mike Burstyn Mike Todd
Debbie Shapiro Gravitte Gypsy Rose Lee
Maureen McNamara Joan Blondell
Gerry Vichi Bobby Clark
Timothy Albrecht The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Gabriel Barre Marvin Fischbein
Leslie Bell Ensemble
Beverly Britton Riverside Street Walker
The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Caitlin Carter Thelma
The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Bill Corcoran Lindy's Waiter
The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Colleen Dunn The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Scott Elliott Wally Farfle
The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Scott Fowler Frankie
the Bartender
The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Jennifer Frankel Sheryl
The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Merwin Goldsmith Jaeger
Jerold Goldstein Lindy's Waiter
Herbie
the Office Boy
The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Lauren Goler-Kosarin Ensemble
Mitchell Greenberg Murray Pearl
Joe Istre Ensemble
Alix Korey Harriet Popkin
Bill Kux Waldo Klein
David Lipman Reuben Pelish
Rod McCune The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Elizabeth Mills Ensemble
Bill Nabel Lou
the Stage Manager
Lindy's Waiter
The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Luis Perez Rocco
The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Ensemble
Ginger Prince Lili
The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Mimi Cichanowicz Quillin The President & His Cabinet I
"Of The People," Part I
Linda
The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Richard B. Shull Dexter Leslie
Carol Denise Smith The President & His Cabinet II
"Of The People," Part II
Ensemble
Patrick Wetzel Floyd
Ensemble
Swings: Kelli Barclay, James Horvath and Lynn Sullivan
Standby: P. J. Benjamin (Mike Todd)
Understudies: Beverly Britton (Joan Blondell), Scott Elliott (Marvin Fischbein, Waldo Klein), Merwin Goldsmith (Dexter Leslie), Jerold Goldstein (Bobby Clark, Jaeger), Bill Nabel (Murray Pearl, Reuben Pelish), Ginger Prince (Harriet Popkin) and Mimi Cichanowicz Quillin (Gypsy Rose Lee)
Tony Award®
 1993 Best Choreography [nominee]
Randy Skinner
music by Mitch Leigh; lyrics by Lee Adams
ACT 1Sung By
Girls Ahoy! Bobby Clark, Gypsy Rose Lee and Ensemble
Ain't Broadway Grand Mike Todd, Harriet Popkin, Murray Pearl, Reuben Pelish and Ensemble
Class Mike Todd and Chorus Girls
The Theatre, the Theatre Marvin Fischbein and Waldo Klein
Ain't Broadway Grand (Reprise)Mike Todd, Harriet Popkin, Murray Pearl, Dexter Leslie, Marvin Fischbein, Waldo Klein, Wally Farfle and Ensemble
Lindy's Jaeger, Waiters and Company
It's Time to Go Gypsy Rose Lee and Ensemble
Waiting in the Wings Joan Blondell
You're My Star Mike Todd and Ensemble
A Big Job President and Ensemble
Ain't Broadway Grand (Reprise)Company
ACT 2Sung By
Ain't Broadway Grand (Reprise)Jaeger and Waiters
They'll Never Take Us Alive Mike Todd, Harriet Popkin and Murray Pearl
On the Street Mike Todd
The Man I Married Joan Blondell and Female Ensemble
Maybe, Maybe Not Gypsy Rose Lee
Tall Dames and Low Comedy Bobby Clark and Ensemble
He's My Guy Joan Blondell
A Big Job (Reprise)President and Ensemble
You're My Star (Reprise)Mike Todd
Ain't Broadway Grand (Reprise)Company