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Circle in the Square Theatre , (4/13/2014 - 10/05/2014)
First Preview:Mar 25, 2014 Total Previews:20
Opening Date:Apr 13, 2014   
Closing Date:Oct 05, 2014 Total Performances:157
as of September 14, 2014

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small bar in south Philadelphia. About midnight of a night in March, 1959.
Comments: Premiered Off-Broadway in New York at the Vineyard Theatre in 1986. Was considered a "Revival" for the purposes of the Tony nominations in 2014.



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Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin; Susan Frankel, General Manager)
Produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Jessica Genick, Will Trice, Ronald Frankel, Rebecca Gold, Roger Berlind, Ken Greiner, Gabrielle Palitz, Irene Gandy and GFour Productions; Associate Producer: Greenleaf Productions, Michael Crea and PJ Miller
NYC premiere production was first produced in June 1986 at the Vineyard Theatre
Written by Lanie Robertson; Music arranged by Tim Weil; Music orchestrated by Tim Weil
Directed by Lonny Price; Associate Director: Matt Cowart
Scenic Design by James Noone; Costume Design by ESosa; Lighting Design by Robert Wierzel; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Wig Design by J. Jared Janas and Rob Greene; Make-Up Design by Jill Oshry; Special Make-Up Effects by J. Jared Janas and Rob Greene; Associate Scenic Design: Paul DePoo; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Hackenmueller; Associate Sound Design: Walter Trarbach; Light Programmer: Hillary Knox
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Daniel Hoyos
Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates; Production Stage Manager: Timothy Semon
Conducted by Shelton Becton ; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Drums: Clayton Craddock; Bass: George Farmer; Music Copyist: Kaye-Houston Music
Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Interactive/Marketing: Serino/Coyne; Interactive Marketing Service: Broadway's Best Shows; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Interactive Marketing: Andy Drachenberg
Cast
Audra McDonald Billie Holiday
Shelton Becton Jimmy Powers
Roxie Pepi
Tony Award®
winner 2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play [winner]
Audra McDonald
winner 2014 Best Sound Design of a Play [winner]
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
Drama Desk Award
winner 2014 Outstanding Actress in a Play [winner]
Audra McDonald

ACT 1
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When a Woman Loves a Man
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What a Little Moonlight Can Do
(music by Harry Woods; lyrics by Harry Woods)
Crazy He Calls Me
(music by Carl Sigman; lyrics by Bob Russell)
Pig Foot (And a Bottle of Beer)
(music by Wesley Wilson; lyrics by Wesley Wilson)
Baby Doll
God Bless the Child
(music by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.; lyrics by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.)
Foolin' Myself
(music by Jack Lawrence and Peter Tinturin; lyrics by Jack Lawrence and Peter Tinturin)
Somebody's on My Mind
(music by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.; lyrics by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.)
Easy Livin'
(music by Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin; lyrics by Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin)
Strange Fruit
(music by Abel Meeropol; lyrics by Abel Meeropol)
Blues Break
T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
(music by Porter Grainger and Everett Robbins; lyrics by Porter Grainger and Everett Robbins)
Don't Explain
(music by Arthur Herzog, Jr. and Billie Holiday; lyrics by Arthur Herzog, Jr. and Billie Holiday)
What a Little Moonlight Can Do (Reprise)
(music by Harry Woods; lyrics by Harry Woods)
Deep Song
(music by George Cory and Douglas Cross; lyrics by George Cory and Douglas Cross)