MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 05, 1989
Closing Date
Dec 31, 1989
1st Preview
Oct 19, 1989
1st Preview
Oct 19, 1989
Previews
20
Performances
65
MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989)

Description
A musical in three acts

Setting
London. The nineteenth century.

Produced by Jerome Hellman; Produced in association with Haruki Kadokawa and James M. Nederlander; Associate Producer: Margo Lion, Hiroshi Sugawara, Lloyd Phillips, Kiki Miyake and Nancy Ellison
Written by Bertolt Brecht; Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; Music by Kurt Weill; Translated by Michael Feingold; Musical Director: Julius Rudel
Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro; Directed by John Dexter
Scenic Design by Jocelyn Herbert; Costume Design by Jocelyn Herbert; Lighting Design by Andy Phillips and Brian Nason; Hair Design by Phyllis Della; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Associate Scenic Design: Duke Durfee; Make-Up Design by Michael Laudati
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Peter T. Kulok; Company Manager: Kathleen Lowe
Production Stage Manager: Bob Borod; Stage Manager: Joe Cappelli and Artie Gaffin; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates
Associate Conductor: Robert Fisher; Orchestra Contractor: Michael Feldman; Trumpet: Chris Gekker and Carl Albach; Clarinet: William Blount; Trombone: Michael Powell; Accordion: William Schimmel; Flute: Elizabeth Mann; Guitar/Banjo: Scott Kuney; Alto Saxophone: Ted Nash; Tympani: Maya Gungi; Cello: Myron Lutske; Percussion: Paul Pizzuti; Tenor Saxophone: Roger Rosenberg; Piano: Stephen Hinnenkamp; Keyboard: Robert Wolinsky; Bass: John Kulowitsch
Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Advertising: LeDonne & Wilner; Dialect Coach: Nadia Chigerovitch; Photographer: Nancy Ellison; Press Representative: Pete Sanders and Glenna Freedman
Mrs. Peachum
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
head of a gang of beggars
Maureen McGovern
Did not perform opening night due to vocal cord injury
Polly Peachum
Mr. and Mrs. Peachum's daughter
Macheath
head of a gang of crooks
Lucy Brown
Tiger Brown's daughter
Jenny Diver
a whore
Tiger Brown
Chief of London Police
Matt of the Mint
Macheath's gang
Filch
a beggar
Ed
Macheath's gang
 
Ensemble
Vixen
Whore
Policeman
 
Ensemble
A Ballad Singer
Dolly
Whore
Crook-Finger Jake
Macheath's gang
Betty
Whore
Policeman
 
Ensemble
Smith
a police constable
Nancy Ringham
Performed the role of Polly Peachum opening night
Molly
Whore
Walter (called "Walt Dreary")
Macheath's gang
Jimmy
Macheath's gang
Sawtooth Bob
Macheath's gang
 
Ensemble
Suky Tawdry
Whore
Old Whore
Understudies: Leslie Castay (Molly, Dolly, Betty, Vixen, Suky Tawdry), Teresa De Zarn (Lucy Brown), Jan Horvath (Jenny Diver), Robert Ousley (Matt of the Mint, A Ballad Singer, Smith, Ed, Walter (called "Walt Dreary"), Jimmy, Sawtooth Bob, Policeman, Ensemble), David Pursley (Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum), Nancy Ringham (Polly Peachum), Alex Santoriello (Macheath), Fiddle Viracola (Mrs. Peachum) and Steven Major West (Tiger Brown)

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989)

Cast

Molly
Whore
Polly Peachum
Mr. and Mrs. Peachum's daughter
Understudy: Squier Williams (Ensemble)
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Act 1
Sung By
Ballad of Mack the Knife (Moritat)
A Ballad Singer
Peachum's Morning Hymn
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
Why-Can't-They Song
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum and Mrs. Peachum
Wedding Song
Gang
Pirate Jenny
Polly Peachum
Soldiers' Song
Macheath and Tiger Brown
Wedding Song (Reprise)
Gang
Love Song
Macheath and Polly Peachum
Barbara-Song
Polly Peachum
First 3 Penny Finale
Polly Peachum, Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum and Mrs. Peachum
Act 2
Sung By
Melodrama and Polly's Song
Macheath and Polly Peachum
Ballad of the Prisoner of Sex
Mrs. Peachum
Pimp's Ballad (Tango)
Macheath and Jenny Diver
Ballad of Living in Style
Macheath
Jealousy Duet
Lucy Brown and Polly Peachum
Second 3 Penny Finale
Macheath, Mrs. Peachum and Chorus
Act 3
Sung By
Ballad of the Prisoner of Sex (Reprise)
Mrs. Peachum
Song of Futility
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
Lucy's Aria
Lucy Brown
Solomon Song
Jenny Diver
Call From the Grave
Macheath
Epitaph
Macheath
March to the Gallows
Orchestra
Third 3 Penny Finale
Entire Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Musical

1990 Nominee
Georgia Brown
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