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Nederlander Theatre, (4/29/1996 - 9/07/2008)
First Preview: Apr 16, 1996 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Apr 29, 1996    
Closing Date: Sep 07, 2008 Total Performances: 5123

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: East Village, New York City.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Executive Vice-President)
Produced by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
Music by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Music arranged by Steve Skinner; Additional arrangements by Tim Weil; Additional lyrics for "Santa Fe" and "La Vie Boheme/I Should Tell You" by Billy Aronson; Original concept: Billy Aronson
Directed by Michael Greif; Choreographed by Marlies Yearby; Assistant Director: Martha Banta
Scenic Design by Paul Clay; Costume Design by Angel Wendt; Lighting Design by Blake Burba; Sound Design by Kurt Fischer; Wig, Hair and Make-Up Designer: David Santana; Assistant Scenic Design: Ben Bush; Assistant Costume Design: Rafi Mercado and Lisa Zinni; Assistant Lighting Design: Noele Stollmack; Assistant Sound Design: Jodi Cramer
General Manager: Emanuel Azenberg and John S. Corker
Technical Supervisor: Unitech Productions, Inc.; Production Stage Manager: John Vivian; Stage Manager: Crystal Huntington; Assistant Stage Mgr: Justin Scribner
Musical Supervisor: Tim Weil; Conducted by Tim Weil; Associate Conductor: Daniel A. Weiss; Keyboards: Tim Weil; Bass: Steve Mack; Guitar: Kenny Brescia; Drums: Jeffrey Potter; Piano/Synthesizer/Organ, Electric & acoustic Guitar: Daniel A. Weiss; Music Preparation: Eva Gianono
Film by Tony Gerber
Press Representative: Richard Kornberg, Don Summa, Ian Rand and Rick Miramontez; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Dramaturg: Lynn M. Thomson; Production Coordinator: Susan White; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Gilles Chiasson
Broadway Debut
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Taye DiggsBenjamin Coffin III
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
Broadway Debut
Angel Schunard
Rodney Hicks
Broadway Debut
Paul, a cop, and others
Kristen Lee Kelly
Broadway Debut
Mark's mom, and others
(Apr 16, 1996 - Dec 28, 1997)
Jesse L. MartinTom Collins
Idina Menzel
Broadway Debut
Maureen Johnson
Aiko NakasoneAlexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Timothy Britten ParkerGordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Adam Pascal
Broadway Debut
Roger Davis
Anthony RappMark Cohen
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Broadway Debut
Mimi Marquez
Gwen StewartMrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Byron UtleyChristmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
Fredi Walker
Broadway Debut
Joanne Jefferson
Swings: Yassmin Alers, Darius de Haas, Shelley Dickinson, David Driver, Mark Setlock and Simone
Understudies: Yassmin Alers (Maureen Johnson, Mimi Marquez), Gilles Chiasson (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Darius de Haas (Angel Schunard, Benjamin Coffin III, Tom Collins), Shelley Dickinson (Joanne Jefferson), David Driver (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Rodney Hicks (Benjamin Coffin III), Kristen Lee Kelly (Maureen Johnson), Mark Setlock (Angel Schunard), Simone (Joanne Jefferson, Mimi Marquez) and Byron Utley (Tom Collins)
Tony Award®
winner 1996 Best Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Jeffrey Seller , Kevin McCollum , Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
winner 1996 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Jonathan Larson
winner 1996 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by Jonathan Larson ;  Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
 1996 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Adam Pascal
 1996 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Daphne Rubin-Vega
winner 1996 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Wilson Jermaine Heredia
 1996 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Idina Menzel
 1996 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Blake Burba
 1996 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Marlies Yearby
 1996 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Michael Greif
Theatre World
winner 1996 Award [recipient] 
  Adam Pascal
winner 1996 Award [recipient] 
  Daphne Rubin-Vega
Drama Desk Award
winner 1996 Outstanding Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Jeffrey Seller , Kevin McCollum , Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
winner 1996 Outstanding Book [winner] 
 Book by Jonathan Larson
 1996 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Adam Pascal
 1996 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Daphne Rubin-Vega
winner 1996 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Wilson Jermaine Heredia
 1996 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Michael Greif
winner 1996 Outstanding Orchestrations [winner] 
  Steve Skinner
winner 1996 Outstanding Lyrics [winner] 
 Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
winner 1996 Outstanding Music [winner] 
 Music by Jonathan Larson
 1996 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Angel Wendt
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1996 for Drama [winner] 
 Music by Jonathan Larson music;  Lyrics by Jonathan Larson ;  Book by Jonathan Larson
music by Jonathan Larson; lyrics by Jonathan Larson
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Tune Up/Voice Mail #1Mark Cohen, Roger Davis, Mrs. Cohen, Tom Collins and Benjamin Coffin III
RentThe Company
You Okay Honey?Angel Schunard and Tom Collins
One Song GloryRoger Davis
Light My CandleRoger Davis and Mimi Marquez
Voice Mail #2Mr & Mrs. Jefferson
Today 4 UAngel Schunard
You'll SeeBenjamin Coffin III, Mark Cohen, Tom Collins, Roger Davis and Angel Schunard
Tango: MaureenMark Cohen and Joanne Jefferson
Life SupportPaul, Gordon and The Company
Out TonightMimi Marquez
Another DayRoger Davis, Mimi Marquez and The Company
Will I?The Company
On the StreetThe Company
Sante Fe
(lyrics by Jonathan Larson and Billy Aronson)
Tom Collins and The Company
We're OkayJoanne Jefferson
I'll Cover YouAngel Schunard and Tom Collins
Christmas BellsThe Company
Over the MoonMaureen Johnson
La Vie Boheme/I Should Tell You
(lyrics by Jonathan Larson and Billy Aronson)
The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Seasons of LoveThe Company
Happy New Year/Voice Mail #3Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis, Mark Cohen, Maureen Johnson, Joanne Jefferson, Tom Collins, Angel Schunard, Mrs. Cohen, Alexi Darling and Benjamin Coffin III
Take Me or Leave MeMaureen Johnson and Joanne Jefferson
Without YouRoger Davis and Mimi Marquez
Voice Mail #4Alexi Darling
ContactThe Company
I'll Cover You (Reprise) Tom Collins and The Company
HalloweenMark Cohen
Goodbye, LoveMark Cohen, Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis, Maureen Johnson, Joanne Jefferson, Tom Collins and Benjamin Coffin III
What You OwnPastor, Mark Cohen, Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III and Roger Davis
Voice Mail #5Roger's Mom, Mimi's Mom, Mr. Jefferson and Mrs. Cohen
Finale/Your EyesRoger Davis and The Company