MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 20, 2002
Closing Date
Nov 03, 2002
1st Preview
Sep 20, 2002
1st Preview
Sep 20, 2002
Previews
31
Performances
17
MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Music Box Theatre
(Oct 20, 2002 - Nov 03, 2002)

Setting
Paris, shortly after World War II

Comments
Titled "Le Passe Muraille" in Paris; won the 1997 Prix Moliere for Best Musical

Music by Michel Legrand; French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert; English adaptation by Jeremy Sams; Adapted from "Le Passe-Muraille" by Marcel Aymé (Les Editions Gallimard); Musical Director: Todd Ellison; Vocal arrangements by Todd Ellison; Music orchestrated by Michel Legrand
Directed by James Lapine; Choreographed by Jane Comfort; Assistant Choreographer: Lisa Shriver; Assistant Director: Darren Katz
Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Dona Granata; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Brian Russman; Assistant Sound Design: David Bullard; Lighting Assistant: Scott Davis; Assistant Costume Design: Kate Jones
Production Stage Manager: Leila Knox; Production Supervisor: O'Donovan & Bradford; Stage Manager: David Sugarman; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jonathan Donahue
Conducted by Todd Ellison; Associate Conductor: Antony Geralis; House Music Contractor: Bill Hayes; Music Preparation: Miller Music Services
Illusion design by Jim Steinmeyer; Pianos by Steinway & Sons
Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: The Nancy Richards Group; Shubert Organization Creative Projects Director: D.S. Moynihan; Dance Captain: Christian Borle; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Furs supplied by Ben Kahn Furs
Isabelle
Dusoleil
Charles
 
Prosecutor
Policeman
 
Doctor
 
President of the Tribunal
Christopher Fitzgerald
Broadway debut
Bertrand
 
Newsvendor
 
Advocate
Painter
Madeleine
Claire
 
Whore
Policeman
 
Boss
Understudies: Matthew Bennett (Charles, Policeman, Prosecutor, Doctor, Boss, President of the Tribunal), Christian Borle (Dusoleil, Bertrand, Painter, Newsvendor, Advocate), Jessica Hendy (Isabelle, Claire, Madeleine, Whore) and Sarah Litzsinger (Isabelle)
Overture
Charles
Office Life
Claire
Going Home Alone
Dusoleil
Other People's Stories
Bertrand
Street Vendor's Waltz
Painter
Dusoleil Walks Through the Wall
Claire
Doctor
Dusoleil
Ordinary Guy
Dusoleil's Revenge
Claire
Somebody
Prosecutor's Song
Isabelle
Whore's Lament
Bertrand
Monsieur Passepartout
Dusoleil
Special Time of Day
Painter
Waiting
Latest News
Dusoleil in Jail
Isabelle
Painter's Song
Charles
Isabelle On Her Balcony
Dusoleil
Transformation
Charles
Advocate's Plea
Trial
Bertrand
Duet for Dusoleil and Isabelle
Dusoleil
Whistling Ballet
Amour
Claire
Dusoleil Meets the Press
Policeman
Serenade
Isabelle
Ordinary Guy (Reprise)
Dusoleil

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2003 Nominee
Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
Translated by Jeremy Sams
 

Best Original Score

2003 Nominee
Music by Michel Legrand
Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
Translated by Jeremy Sams
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2003 Nominee
Malcolm Gets
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2003 Nominee
Melissa Errico

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2003 Nominee
Translated by Jeremy Sams
Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2003 Nominee
Malcolm Gets
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2003 Nominee
Christopher Fitzgerald
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2003 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Michel Legrand
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2003 Nominee
Translated by Jeremy Sams
Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2003 Nominee
Scenic Design by Scott Pask
 

Outstanding Music

2003 Nominee
Music by Michel Legrand
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
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