MusicalComedy RevueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 01, 1980
Closing Date
Sep 27, 1981
1st Preview
Apr 02, 1980
1st Preview
Apr 02, 1980
Previews
9
Performances
588
MusicalComedy RevueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
John Golden Theatre
(May 01, 1980 - Jun 14, 1980)
Royale Theatre
(Jun 17, 1980 - Sep 27, 1981)

Setting
"A Day in Hollywood" set in the lobby of Grauman's Chinese Theater. "A Night in the Ukraine" set in the morning room of the Pavlenko residence in the Ukraine before the Revolution.

Book by Dick Vosburgh; Music by Frank Lazarus; Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh; Musical Director: Wally Harper; Vocal arrangements by Wally Harper; Dance arrangements by Wally Harper; Featuring songs by Jerry Herman ("Just Go To the Movies"; "Nelson"; "The Best in the World"), Trevor Lyttleton ("I Love a Film Cliche" with lyrics by Dick Vosburgh and additional music by Frank Lazarus), Ange Lorenzo ("Sleepy Time Gal"), Richard A. Whiting ("Louise","Sleepy Time Gal","Bey.Blue Horiz.","Double Trouble","On G.Ship Lollipop","Too Marv.Words","Jap. Sandman","Hoo. for Hollywood","Ain't W.G.Fun"), Cole Porter ("Easy To Love"), Harold Arlen ("Over the Rainbow"), W. Franke Harling ("Beyond the Blue Horizon"), Ralph Rainger ("Double Trouble", "Thanks For the Memory"), Johnny Mercer ("Too Marvelous For Words"), Sam Coslow ("Cocktails For Two"), Arthur Johnston ("Cocktails For Two") and Hoagy Carmichael ("Two Sleepy People"); Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Herman ("Just Go To the Movies"; "Nelson"; "The Best in the World"), Frank Lazarus ("It All Comes Out of the Piano"), Leo Robin ("Louise", "Beyond the Blue Horizon", "Double Trouble", "Thanks For the Memory"), Joseph R. Alden ("Sleepy Time Gal"), Raymond B. Egan ("Sleepy Time Gal", "Japanese Sandman", "Ain't We Got Fun"), Cole Porter ("Easy To Love"), E.Y. Harburg ("Over the Rainbow"), Richard A. Whiting ("Double Trouble", "Too Marvelous For Words"), Sidney Clare ("On the Good Ship Lollipop"), Johnny Mercer ("Too Marvelous For Words", "Hooray for Hollywood"), Gus Kahn ("Ain't We Got Fun"), Sam Coslow ("Cocktails For Two"), Arthur Johnston ("Cocktails For Two"), Frank Loesser ("Two Sleepy People") and Ralph Rainger ("Double Trouble"); "A Night in the Ukraine" loosely based on "The Bear" by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Tommy Tune; Choreographed by Tommy Tune and Thommie Walsh; Choreographed by Tommy Tune and Thommie Walsh
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Michel Stuart; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Joseph Dal Corso; Make-Up Design by Joe Cranzano; Assistant Scenic Design: William Sohmer; Assistant to Mr. Walton: Stephen Graham and Pim Koenig
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Company Manager: Charles Willard and Joel Wyman; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jodi Moss
Production Stage Manager: Thomas Kelly; Stage Manager: Christopher A. Cohen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jack Magradey; Technical Supervisor: Joseph Monaco; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Conducted by Allen Cohen; Pianist: Allen Cohen and Rod Derefinko; Music Contractor: John Monaco; Original songs published by Regent Music
Kawai Pianos provided by The Jack Kahn Piano Corp.
Production Associate: Seymour Herscher; Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin; Press Representative: Alpert / LeVine; Dance Captain: Albert Stephenson; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi; Furs Provided by Alexandros Furs; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Martha Swope; Assistant to Mr. Cohen: Suzanne Golden; Assistant to Ms. Parks: Mary Louise Robbins; Production Assistant: Margaret Barrett; Press Associate: Mark Goldstaub
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Nina
Mrs. Pavlenko's Daughter
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Serge B. Samovar
a Moscow Lawyer
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Masha
the Maid
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Mrs. Pavlenko
a Rich Widow
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Constantine
a Coachman
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Carlo
Mrs. Pavlenko's Italian Footman
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Gino
Mrs. Pavlenko's Gardener
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Sascha
a Manservant
Standby: Mitchell Greenberg ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Serge B. Samovar, Carlo)
Understudies: Karen Harvey ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Masha), Jack Magradey ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Constantine, Sascha), Tudi Roach ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Gino, Nina) and Celia Tackaberry ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Mrs. Pavlenko)

John Golden Theatre (May 01, 1980 - Jun 14, 1980)

Cast

"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Sascha
a Manservant

Royale Theatre (Jun 17, 1980 - Sep 27, 1981)

Pianist: Paul Ford
Natural Shadow Fox Fur by Valerie-Schreibman-Raphael

Cast

"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Serge B. Samovar
a Moscow Lawyer
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Gino
Mrs. Pavlenko's Gardener
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Constantine
a Coachman
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
 
Mrs. Pavlenko
a Rich Widow
Standby: Brooks Baldwin ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Carlo, Serge B. Samovar), Mark Fotopoulos ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Serge B. Samovar), Mitchell Greenberg (Serge B. Samovar, "A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Carlo) and Brad Moranz ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Serge B. Samovar)
Understudy: Elizabeth Hansen ("A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble, Mrs. Pavlenko)
music by Frank Lazarus; lyrics by Dick Vosburgh
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Just Go to the Movies
(music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman)
The Company
Famous Feet
I Love a Film Cliche
(music by Frank Lazarus and Trevor Lyttleton)
Nelson
(music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman)
The Best in the World
(music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman)
It All Comes Out of the Piano
(lyrics by Frank Lazarus and Dick Vosburgh)
Ain't We Got Fun (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(lyrics by Raymond B. Egan and Gus Kahn)
Company
Too Marvelous for Words (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
Company
(The) Japanese Sandman (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(lyrics by Raymond B. Egan)
Company
On the Good Ship Lollipop (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(lyrics by Sidney Clare)
Company
Double Trouble (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(music by Ralph Rainger and Richard A. Whiting; lyrics by Leo Robin)
Company
Louise (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(lyrics by Leo Robin)
Company
Sleepy Time Gal (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(music by Ange Lorenzo and Richard A. Whiting; lyrics by Joseph R. Alden and Raymond B. Egan)
Company
Beyond the Blue Horizon (Richard A. Whiting Medley)
(music by W. Franke Harling and Richard A. Whiting; lyrics by Leo Robin)
Company
Thanks for the Memory
(music by Ralph Rainger; lyrics by Leo Robin)
Another Memory
Doin' the Production Code
A Night in the Ukraine
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Samovar the Lawyer
Just Like That
Again
A Duel! A Duel!
Natasha
A Night in the Ukraine (Reprise)
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1980 Nominee
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen and Hildy Parks
 

Best Book of a Musical

1980 Nominee
Book by Dick Vosburgh
 

Best Original Score

1980 Nominee
Music by Frank Lazarus
Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
David Garrison

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1980 Winner
Priscilla Lopez
 

Best Scenic Design

1980 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tony Walton
 

Best Lighting Design

1980 Nominee
Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons

Best Choreography

1980 Winner
Choreographed by Tommy Tune and Thommie Walsh
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1980 Nominee
Directed by Tommy Tune

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Peggy Hewett

Outstanding Choreography

1980 Winner
Choreographed by Tommy Tune
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