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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 AnthonySal Agrón (age 16-20)
Ruben BladesSalvador Agrón (age 36-42)
Ednita NazarioEsmeralda Agrón
Yassmin AlersDoo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Stephen Lee AndersonVirgil
a guard
Ensemble
Milton CardonaDoo-Wop Group
Ensemble
René M. CeballosEnsemble
Tony ChiroldesEnsemble
Ray De La PazSantero
Ensemble
Doo-Wop Group
Natascia A. DíazYolanda
ÉlanCookie
Ensemble
José Joaquín GarcíaLuis
Ensemble
Myrna Lynn GomilaDoo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Kia Joy GoodwinDoo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Elise HernándezEnsemble
Philip HernándezReverend González
John JellisonThe Warden
Ensemble
John Lathan1st Inmate
Ensemble
LugoBabu Charlie Cruz
Ensemble
Luba MasonMrs. Krzesinski
Ensemble
Roger MazzeoDoo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Julio MongeCarlos Apache
Claudia MontielEnsemble
Marisol MoralesEnsemble
Cass MorganMrs. Young
Frank NegrónDoo-Wop Group
Ensemble
Evan Jay NewmanSalvi Agrón (age 7)
Children's Choir
Ensemble
Sebastian PerezChildren's Choir
Ensemble
Mark PriceEnsemble
Sara RamirezWahzinak
Ensemble
Michelle RíosAurea Agrón (age 17-43)
Khalid RiveraChildren's Choir
Ensemble
Raymond RodriguezAngel Soto
Ensemble
Ray Rodríguez-RosaFrenchy Cordero
Ensemble
Ramón SaldañaEnsemble
Sophia SalgueroBernadette
Nestor SanchezLazarus
Renoly SantiagoTony Hernandez
Claudette SierraEnsemble
Amanda A. VacharatChildren's Choir
Ensemble
Tara Ann VillanuevaAurea 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
winner 1998 Award [recipient] 
  Ednita Nazario
music by Paul Simon; lyrics by Paul Simon and Derek Walcott
ACT 1 Sung By
El CoquíChildren's Choir and Salvador Agrón (age 36-42)
Born In Puerto RicoSalvador Agrón (age 36-42), Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, Frenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz, Tony Hernandez and Reverend González
In MayagüezSalvador Agrón (age 36-42), Esmeralda Agrón, Nuns and Children's Choir
The SanteroLazarus, Esmeralda Agrón, Santero and Celebrants
ChimesEsmeralda Agrón
Satin Summer NightsSal Agrón (age 16-20), Cookie, Tony Hernandez, Doo-Wop Group and Bernadette
BernadetteSal Agrón (age 16-20), Bernadette and Doo-Wop Group
The VampiresTony Hernandez, Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, Frenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz, Doo-Wop Group and Sal Agrón (age 16-20)
Shopliftin' ClothesSal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez, Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, Frenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz, Sales Clerks and Doo-Wop Group
Dance to a DreamCarlos Apache, Yolanda, Bernadette and Sal Agrón (age 16-20)
QualityBernadette, Yolanda, Cookie, Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Doo-Wop Group
ManhuntSalvador Agrón (age 36-42), Carlos Apache, Sal Agrón (age 16-20), Tony Hernandez and Ensemble
Can I Forgive HimEsmeralda Agrón, Mrs. Young and Mrs. Krzesinski
Adios HermanosSal Agrón (age 16-20), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Tony Hernandez, Bernadette, Yolanda and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Jesús Es Mi SeñorCongregants, Reverend González, Esmeralda Agrón, Aurea Agrón (age 17-43), Bernadette, Yolanda and Lazarus
Sunday AfternoonEsmeralda Agrón
Time is an OceanSal Agrón (age 16-20), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Esmeralda Agrón
Wahzinak's First LetterWahzinak
Killer Wants to Go to College1st Inmate, The Warden and Inmates
VirgilVirgil (a guard) and The Warden
Wahzinak's Letter (Duet)Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Wahzinak
My Only DefenseSal Agrón (age 16-20)
Virgil and The WardenVirgil (a guard), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42) and The Warden
El MalecónSalvador Agrón (age 36-42), Salvi Agrón (age 7), Aurea Agrón (age 8) and Esmeralda Agrón
You Fucked Up My LifeAngel 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 BloodLazarus, Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Mrs. Young and Ensemble
Wahzinak's Last LetterWahzinak
El Coquí (Reprise) Children's Choir and Salvador Agrón (age 36-42)
Tony HernandezSalvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Tony Hernandez
Carlos and YolandaAurea Agrón (age 17-43), Salvador Agrón (age 36-42), Carlos Apache, Yolanda and Ensemble
Sal's Last SongSalvador Agrón (age 36-42) and Esmeralda Agrón
Esmeralda's DreamEsmeralda Agrón, Sal Agrón (age 16-20) and Doo-Wop Group