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Aida   

Palace Theatre, (3/23/2000 - 9/05/2004)
First Preview: Feb 25, 2000 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Mar 23, 2000    
Closing Date: Sep 05, 2004 Total Performances: 1852

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President) and Stewart F. Lane
Produced by Hyperion Theatricals (under the direction of Peter Schneider and Thomas Schumacher); Associate Producer: Marshall B. Purdy
Originally developed at The Alliance Theatre Company
Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Tim Rice; Book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang; Based on the opera by Giuseppe Verdi; Music Produced and Musical Direction by Paul Bogaev; Music arranged by Paul Bogaev and Guy Babylon; Music orchestrated by Steve Margoshes, Guy Babylon and Paul Bogaev; Dance arrangements by Bob Gustafson, Jim Abbott and Gary Seligson
Directed by Robert Falls; Choreographed by Wayne Cilento; Associate Director: Keith Batten; Associate Choreographer: Tracey Langran Corea
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Bob Crowley; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Naomi Donne; Associate Scenic Design: Ted LeFevre; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Associate Lighting Design: Edward Pierce; Associate Sound Design: John Shivers
Company Manager: Michael Sanfilippo; Project Manager: Ken Silverman; General Manager: Alan Levey
Technical Supervisor: Theatersmith, Inc.; Production Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Stage Manager: Paul J. Smith
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Paul Bogaev; Concert Master: Ron Oakland; Keyboard: Jim Abbott, Bob Gustafson and Rob Mikulski; Drums/Percussion: Gary Seligson; Bass: Gary Bristol; Acoustic/Electric Guitar: Bruce Uchitel and Jon Herington; Percussion: Dean Thomas; Cello: Amy Ralske; Viola: Carol Landon; Violin: Robin Zeh; French Horn: Russ Rizner; Oboe/English Horn: Jim Roe; Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo: Melanie Bradford; Associate Conductor: Bob Gustafson
Associate Special Effects: Bill McComb
Development Casting: Jay Binder; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dance Captain: Jody Ripplinger; Fight Captain: Raymond Rodriguez; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Heather Headley
Aida
(Feb 25, 2000 - Sep 09, 2001)
Adam Pascal
Radames
(Feb 25, 2000 - Jun 15, 2003)
Sherie Rene Scott
Amneris
(Feb 25, 2000 - Feb 25, 2001)
Tyrees Allen
Amonasro
John Hickok
Zoser
Daniel Oreskes
Pharaoh
Damian Perkins
Mereb
Robert M. Armitage
Ensemble
Troy Allen Burgess
Ensemble
Franne Calma
Ensemble
Bob Gaynor
Ensemble
Kisha Howard
Ensemble
Tim Hunter
Ensemble
Youn Kim
Ensemble
Kyra Little
Ensemble
Kenya Unique Massey
Ensemble
Corinne McFadden
Ensemble
Phineas Newborn III
Ensemble
Jody Ripplinger
Ensemble
Raymond Rodriguez
Ensemble
Eric Sciotto
Ensemble
Samuel N. Thiam
Ensemble
Jerald Vincent
Ensemble
Schele Williams
Nehebka
Ensemble
Natalia Zisa
Ensemble
Swings: Chris Payne Dupré, Kelli Fournier, Timothy Edward Smith and Endalyn Taylor-Shellman
Standby: Neal Benari (Pharaoh, Zoser) and Thursday Farrar (Aida)
Understudies: Robert M. Armitage (Pharaoh), Troy Allen Burgess (Zoser), Franne Calma (Amneris), Kelli Fournier (Amneris), Bob Gaynor (Radames), Tim Hunter (Mereb), Kyra Little (Nehebka), Phineas Newborn III (Mereb), Raymond Rodriguez (Radames), Eric Sciotto (Radames), Endalyn Taylor-Shellman (Nehebka), Samuel N. Thiam (Amonasro), Jerald Vincent (Amonasro) and Schele Williams (Aida)
Tony Award®
winner 2000 Best Original Musical Score [winner]
Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Tim Rice
winner 2000 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Heather Headley
winner 2000 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Bob Crowley
2000 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Bob Crowley
winner 2000 Best Lighting Design [winner]
Natasha Katz
Drama Desk Award
winner 2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Heather Headley
music by Elton John; lyrics by Tim Rice
ACT 1 Sung By
Every Story Is a Love Story Amneris
Fortune Favors the Brave Radames and The Soldiers
The Past Is Another Land Aida
Another Pyramid Zoser and The Ministers
How I Know You Mereb and Aida
My Strongest Suit Amneris and Women of the Palace
Enchantment Passing Through Radames and Aida
My Strongest Suit (Reprise) Amneris and Aida
The Dance of the Robe Aida, Nehebka and The Nubians
Not Me Radames, Mereb, Aida and Amneris
Elaborate Lives Radames and Aida
The Gods Love Nubia Aida, Nehebka and The Nubians
ACT 2 Sung By
A Step Too Far Amneris, Radames and Aida
Easy As Life Aida
Like Father Like Son Zoser, Radames and The Ministers
Radames' Letter Radames
How I Know You (Reprise) Mereb
Written in the Stars Aida and Radames
I Know the Truth Amneris
Elaborate Lives (Reprise) Aida and Radames
Every Story Is a Love Story (Reprise) Amneris