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Music Box Theatre, (4/25/1993 - 4/30/1995)
First Preview: Apr 14, 1993 Total Previews: 13
Opening Date: Apr 25, 1993    
Closing Date: Apr 30, 1995 Total Performances: 840

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Liverpool, England.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Estate of Irving Berlin and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Bill Kenwright; Associate Producer: Jon Miller
Book by Willy Russell; Music by Willy Russell; Lyrics by Willy Russell; Production Musical Direction: Rod Edwards; Musical Director: Rick Fox; Music arranged by Del Newman
Directed by Bill Kenwright and Bob Tomson
Scenic Design by Andy Walmsley; Costume Design by Andy Walmsley; Lighting Design by Joe Atkins; Sound Design by Paul Astbury; Hair Stylist: Robert-Charles Vallance
General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
Technical Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan, Neil Mazzella and Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: John Lucas
Musical Coordinator: Mort Silver; Keyboards: Mark Berman; Acoustic and Electric Guitar: Robert Kirshoff; Acoustic and Electric Bass: Bob Renino; Drums: Raymond Grappone; Percussion: Barry Centanni; Reeds: Mike Migliore and Billy Kerr; Trumpet and Flugelhorn: Neil Balm
Casting: Pat McCorkle; General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Press Associate: James L.L. Morrison; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Stephanie Lawrence
Broadway debut
Mrs. Johnstone
Con O'Neill
Broadway debut
Mickey
Ivar BroggerMr. Lyons
Ensemble
Kerry Butler
Broadway debut
Ensemble
James Clow
Broadway debut
Sammy
Ensemble
Warwick Evans
Broadway debut
Narrator
Jan Graveson
Broadway debut
Linda
Robin HaynesPoliceman
Teacher
Ensemble
Mark Michael Hutchinson
Broadway debut
Eddie
Philip Lehl
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Regina O'MalleyDonna Marie
Miss Jones
Ensemble
Sam Samuelson
Broadway debut
Perkins
Ensemble
John SchiappaEnsemble
Anne TorsiglieriBrenda
Ensemble
Barbara WalshMrs. Lyons
Douglas Weston
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Understudies: Kerry Butler (Donna Marie), Robin Haynes (Mr. Lyons), Philip Lehl (Mickey), Regina O'Malley (Mrs. Johnstone, Mrs. Lyons), Sam Samuelson (Eddie), John Schiappa (Narrator, Sammy) and Anne Torsiglieri (Linda)
Tony Award®
 1993 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Bill Kenwright
 1993 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Willy Russell
 1993 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Con O'Neill
 1993 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Stephanie Lawrence
 1993 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jan Graveson
 1993 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Bill Kenwright
 1993 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Bob Tomson
Theatre World
winner 1993 Award [recipient] 
  Stephanie Lawrence
Drama Desk Award
 1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Con O'Neill
winner 1993 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Mark Michael Hutchinson
music by Willy Russell; lyrics by Willy Russell
ACT 1 Sung By
Marilyn MonroeMrs. Johnstone
My ChildMrs. Johnstone and Mrs. Lyons
Easy TermsMrs. Johnstone
Shoes Upon the TableNarrator
Easy Terms (Reprise) Mrs. Johnstone
Kids GameSammy, Linda, Mickey and Ensemble
Shoes Upon the Table (Reprise) Narrator
Shoes Upon the Table (Reprise) Narrator
Bright New DayMrs. Johnstone
Long Sunday Afternoon / My FriendMickey and Eddie
Bright New Day (Reprise) Mrs. Johnstone and Full Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Marilyn Monroe (Reprise) Mrs. Johnstone
Shoes Upon the Table (Reprise) Narrator
That GuyMickey and Eddie
Shoes Upon the Table (Reprise) Narrator
I'm Not Saying a WordEddie
Take a Letter, Miss JonesMr. Lyons, Miss Jones and Ensemble
Marilyn Monroe (Reprise) Mrs. Johnstone
Light RomanceMrs. Johnstone and Narrator
MadmanNarrator
Tell Me It's Not TrueMrs. Johnstone and Full Company