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Marlene   

 
Cort Theatre , (4/11/1999 - 5/02/1999)
First Preview:Mar 30, 1999 Total Previews:15
Opening Date:Apr 11, 1999   
Closing Date:May 02, 1999 Total Performances:25

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A theatre in Paris, 1969


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Ric Wanetik and Frederic B. Vogel; Associate Producer: Alice Chebba Walsh, Mary Ellen Ashley, Anne L. Bernstein, Kimberly Vaughn, Richard Samson, Jennifer Lee and Herbert Goldsmith Productions, Inc.
Book by Pam Gems; Musical Director: Kevin Amos; Additional lyrics by Haven Gillespie ("You Go to My Head"), Cole Porter ("You Do Something to Me" & "The Laziest Gal in Town"), Fredrich Hollaender ("Illusions", "Lola" & "Jonny"), Andy Razaf ("Honeysuckle Rose"), Pete Seeger ("Where Have All the Flowers Gone"), Édith Piaf ("La Vie en Rose"), Albert A. Beach ("I Wish You Love"), Terry Gilkyson ("Look Me Over Closely"), Samuel M. Lerner ("Falling In Love Again"), Frank Loesser ("The Boys in the Back Room"), Hans Leip ("Lili Marlene"), Fritz Rotter ("Mein Blondes Baby"), Joseph Gilbert ("Lieben Ohne Liebe Kannst Du Nicht"), Sammy Lerner and Tommie Connor; Additional numbers by J. Fred Coots ("You Go to My Head"), Cole Porter ("You Do Something to Me" & "The Laziest Gal in Town"), Fredrich Hollaender ("Illusions", "Lola", "Jonny", "Falling in Love Again","The Boys in the Back Room"), Thomas "Fats" Waller ("Honeysuckle Rose"), Pete Seeger ("Where Have All the Flowers Gone"), R. S. Louiguy ("La Vie en Rose"), Charles Louis Trenet ("I Wish You Love"), Norbert Schultze ("Lili Marlene"), Peter Kreuder ("Mein Blondes Baby") and Mischa Spoliansky ("Lieben Ohne Liebe Kannst Du Nicht"); Additional music by Terry Gilkyson ("Look Me Over Closely"); English lyrics by Tommy Connor ("Lili Marlene") and Jimmy Phillips ("Lili Marlene")
Directed by Sean Mathias; Assistant Director: Thierry Harcourt
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by Mark Jonathan; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Concert Gown Recreated by Terry Parsons; Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Frank Lott
Production Stage Manager: Arthur Gaffin; Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella; Stage Manager: David Sugarman
Casting: Ilene Starger, C.S.A.; Press Representative: James LL Morrison & Associates; Marketing: The Karpel Group; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc. and Jon Bierman
Cast
Siān Phillips Marlene Dietrich
Mary Diveny Mutti
Margaret Whitton Vivian
Edward Hibbert Newsreader Voiceover
Standby: Lucy Martin (Marlene Dietrich)
Understudy: Becky London (Mutti, Vivian)
Tony Award®
 1999 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Pam Gems
 1999 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Siān Phillips
Drama Desk Award
 1999 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Siān Phillips

ACT 1
You Do Something to Me (from FIFTY MILLION FRENCHMEN)
(music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter)
Look Me Over Closely
(music by Terry Gilkyson; lyrics by Terry Gilkyson)
Illusions (from ILLUSIONS)
(music by Frederick Hollander; lyrics by Frederick Hollander)
Johnny, (wenn Du Geburtstag hast) (from SONG OF SONGS)
(music by Frederick Hollander; lyrics by Frederick Hollander)
(Ich bin die fesche) Lola (from THE BLUE ANGEL)
(music by Frederick Hollander; lyrics by Frederick Hollander)
I Wish You Love (Que Reste-til de Nos Amours)
(music by Charles Louis Trenet; lyrics by Charles Louis Trenet and Albert A. Beach)
ACT 2
Mein Blondes Baby
(music by Peter Kreuder and Fritz Rotter; lyrics by Peter Kreuder and Fritz Rotter)
Warum (Frag' Nicht Warum Ich Gehe)
(music by Robert Stolz; lyrics by Walter Reisch)
The Laziest Girl in Town (from STAGE FRIGHT)
(music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter)
The Boys in the Back Room (from DESTRY RIDES AGAIN)
(music by Frederick Hollander; lyrics by Frank Loesser)
Lili Marlene
(music by Norbert Schultze; lyrics by Hans Leip and Tommie Connor)
Honeysuckle Rose (from LOAD OF COAL)
(music by Thomas "Fats" Waller; lyrics by Andy Razaf)
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
(music by Pete Seeger; lyrics by Pete Seeger)
La vie en Rose
(music by Édith Piaf and Louiguy; lyrics by Édith Piaf and Louiguy)
La vie en Rose
(music by Édith Piaf and Louiguy; lyrics by Édith Piaf and Louiguy)