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The Capeman   

 
Marquis Theatre , (1/29/1998 - 3/28/1998)
First Preview:Dec 01, 1997 Total Previews:59
Opening Date:Jan 29, 1998   
Closing Date:Mar 28, 1998 Total Performances:68

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City, 1959,'62 & '79, Puerto Rico, 1949, the desert in Arizona, 1977, various prisons in New York state, 1963-76 and Fishkill Prison, 1976-77.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman Emeritus; James L. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Plenaro Productions, Dan Klores, Brad Grey, Edgar Dobie and James L. Nederlander; Produced in association with DreamWorks Records and King World Productions, Inc.; Co - Producer: Stephen Eich
Music by Paul Simon; Book by Paul Simon and Derek Walcott; Lyrics by Paul Simon and Derek Walcott; Music orchestrated by Stanley Silverman; Musical Director: Oscar Hernández; Music arranged by Paul Simon, Oscar Hernández and Stanley Silverman; Choral arrangements by Stanley Silverman
Directed by Mark Morris; Choreographed by Mark Morris; Assistant Director: James Latus; Assistant Choreographer: Megan Williams
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Bob Crowley; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Audio Consultant: Roy Halee; Associate Scenic Design: Bryan Johnson; Associate Lighting Design: Gregory Cohen; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Associate Projection Design: Sage Carter; Associate Vari*lite Designer: Richard Knight; Assistant Sound Design: Janet Smith; Make-Up Design by Ruth Pongstaphone
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates; Company Manager: Devin M. Keudell; Associate Co. Mgr: Amy Beth Jacobs
Production Manager: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Malcolm Ewen; Stage Manager: Fredric H. Orner and Valerie Lau-Kee Lai
Music Contractor: Marc Silag; Conducted by Oscar Hernández; Associate Conductor: Oriente López; Keyboard: Oscar Hernández; Latin Percussion: Bobby Allende and Richard Bastar; Drums / Percussion: Robby Ameen; Tres / Cuatro: Nelson González; Guitar / Harmonica: Paul Livant; Keyboard / Flute / Accordian: Oriente López; Acoustic and Upright Bass: Bernie Minoso; Cuatro / Guitar: Edgardo Miranda; Guitar: Vincent Nguini; Pedal Steel Guitar / Mandolin: Gordon Titcomb; Saxaphone: Bobby Franceschini and Tim Ries; Trumpet: Barry Danielian and Jose Jerez; Trombone: Ozzie Melendez; Oboe: Charles Pillow; Bassoon: Jorge Marera; French Horn: Peter Gordon; Mallet Percussion Player: David Forestier; Violin: Hector Falcon and Francisco Salazar; Viola: John Dexter; Cello: Enrique Orenga
Assistant to the Costume Designer: Harry Nadal
Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Assistant Stage Manager / Fight Captain: Frankie Ocasio; Dance Captain: Raymond Rodriguez; Dialogue Consultant: Pedro Pietri; Production Assistant: Michael Hicks; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Associate: John Barlow and Amy Jacobs
Cast
Marc Anthony Sal Agrón (age 16-20)
Ruben Blades Salvador Agrón (age 36-42)
Ednita Nazario Esmeralda Agrón
Yassmin Alers Doo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Stephen Lee Anderson Virgil
a guard
Ensemble
Milton Cardona Doo-Wop Group
Ensemble
René M. Ceballos Ensemble
Tony Chiroldes Ensemble
Ray De La Paz Santero
Ensemble
Doo-Wop Group
Natascia A. Díaz Yolanda
Élan Cookie
Ensemble
José Joaquín García Luis
Ensemble
Myrna Lynn Gomila Doo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Kia Joy Goodwin Doo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Elise Hernández Ensemble
Philip Hernández Reverend González
John Jellison The Warden
Ensemble
John Lathan 1st Inmate
Ensemble
Lugo Babu Charlie Cruz
Ensemble
Luba Mason Mrs. Krzesinski
Ensemble
Roger Mazzeo Doo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Julio Monge Carlos Apache
Claudia Montiel Ensemble
Marisol Morales Ensemble
Cass Morgan Mrs. Young
Frank Negrón Doo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Evan Jay Newman Salvi Agrón (age 7)
Children's Choir
Ensemble
Sebastian Perez Children's Choir
Ensemble
Mark Price Ensemble
Sara Ramirez Wahzinak
Ensemble
Michelle Ríos Aurea Agrón (age 17-43)
Khalid Rivera Children's Choir
Ensemble
Raymond Rodriguez Angel Soto
Ensemble
Ray Rodríguez-Rosa Frenchy Cordero
Ensemble
Ramón Saldaña Ensemble
Sophia Salguero Bernadette
Nestor Sanchez Lazarus
Renoly Santiago Tony Hernandez
Claudette Sierra Ensemble
Amanda A. Vacharat Children's Choir
Ensemble
Tara Ann Villanueva Aurea Agrón (age 8)
Children's Choir
Ensemble
Swings: Lada Boder, Osborn Focht and Jason Martinez
Understudies: Yassmin Alers (Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Bernadette, Yolanda), Stephen Lee Anderson (Lazarus), Lada Boder (Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Mrs. Krzesinski, Mrs. Young, Wahzinak, Yolanda), René M. Ceballos (Esmeralda Agrón, Mrs. Young), Tony Chiroldes (The Warden), Ray De La Paz (1st Inmate, Lazarus, Reverend González), Osborn Focht (The Warden, Virgil), José Joaquín García (Lazarus, Salvador Agrón (age 36-42)), Myrna Lynn Gomila (Cookie), Kia Joy Goodwin (Bernadette, Cookie), Lugo (Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez), Jason Martinez (Angel Soto, Babu Charlie Cruz, Carlos Apache, Frenchy Cordero, Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez), Roger Mazzeo (Virgil), Marisol Morales (Wahzinak), Sebastian Perez (Salvi Agrón (age 7)), Mark Price (Angel Soto, Babu Charlie Cruz, Frenchy Cordero), Raymond Rodriguez (Carlos Apache), Ramón Saldaña (Reverend González), Claudette Sierra (Esmeralda Agrón) and Amanda A. Vacharat (Aurea Agrón (age 8))
Tony Award®
 1998 Best Original Musical Score [nominee]
Music by Paul Simon; Lyrics by Derek Walcott
 1998 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Bob Crowley
 1998 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Stanley Silverman
Drama Desk Award
 1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Renoly Santiago
 1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Ednita Nazario
 1998 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Stanley Silverman
 1998 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Paul Simon
Theatre World
nominee 1998 Award [recipient]
Ednita Nazario
music by Paul Simon; lyrics by Paul Simon and Derek Walcott
ACT 1Sung By
El Coquí Children's Choir and Salvador Agrón (age 36-42)
Born In Puerto Rico Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, Frenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz, Tony Hernandez and Reverend González
In Mayagüez Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Esmeralda Agrón, Nuns and Children's Choir
The Santero Lazarus, Esmeralda Agrón, Santero and Celebrants
Chimes Esmeralda Agrón
Satin Summer Nights Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Cookie, Tony Hernandez, Doo-Wop Group and Bernadette
Bernadette Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Bernadette and Doo-Wop Group
The Vampires Tony Hernandez, Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, Frenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz, Doo-Wop Group and Sal Agrón (age 16-20)
Shopliftin' Clothes Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez, Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, Frenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz, Sales Clerks and Doo-Wop Group
Dance to a Dream Carlos Apache, Yolanda, Bernadette and Sal Agrón (age 16-20)
Quality Bernadette, Yolanda, Cookie, Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Doo-Wop Group
Manhunt Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Carlos Apache, Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez and Ensemble
Can I Forgive Him Esmeralda Agrón, Mrs. Young and Mrs. Krzesinski
Adios Hermanos Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Tony Hernandez, Bernadette, Yolanda and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Jesús Es Mi Señor Congregants, Reverend González, Esmeralda Agrón, Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Bernadette, Yolanda and Lazarus
Sunday Afternoon Esmeralda Agrón
Time is an Ocean Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Esmeralda Agrón
Wahzinak's First Letter Wahzinak
Killer Wants to Go to College 1st Inmate, The Warden and Inmates
Virgil Virgil (a guard) and The Warden
Wahzinak's Letter (Duet) Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Wahzinak
My Only Defense Sal Agrón (age 16-20)
Virgil and The Warden Virgil (a guard), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and The Warden
El Malecón Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Salvi Agrón (age 7), Aurea Agrón (age 8) and Esmeralda Agrón
You Fucked Up My Life Angel Soto, Babu Charlie Cruz, Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez, Frenchy Cordero, Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Doo-Wop Group
Lazarus / Last Drop of Blood Lazarus, Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Mrs. Young and Ensemble
Wahzinak's Last Letter Wahzinak
El Coquí (Reprise)Children's Choir and Salvador Agrón (age 36-42)
Tony Hernandez Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Tony Hernandez
Carlos and Yolanda Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Carlos Apache, Yolanda and Ensemble
Sal's Last Song Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Esmeralda Agrón
Esmeralda's Dream Esmeralda Agrón, Sal Agrón (age 16-20) and Doo-Wop Group