MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 04, 1983
Closing Date
Jul 01, 1984
1st Preview
Nov 08, 1983
1st Preview
Nov 08, 1983
Previews
35
Performances
241
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Dec 04, 1983 - Jul 01, 1984)

Book by Sybille Pearson; Music by David Shire; Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.; Based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Peter Howard
Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr.; Musical Staging by Wayne Cilento
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Sound Design by Jack Mann
Production Stage Manager: Peter B. Mumford; Stage Manager: Gary M. Zabinski; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dana Sherman; Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi
Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Assistant Conductor: Les Scott; Assistant to Mr. Maltby: Stephen Helper
Film Design by John Pieplow; Film Sequences by Lennart Nilsson, Bo G. Eriksson, Carl O. Lofman and Swedish Television; Sound Textures and Electronic Programming by Dan Wyman
General Press Representative: Jacksina and Freedman; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope and Marc Raboy; Poster Design by Frank Verlizzo; T'ai Chi Advisor: Al Huang
Lizzie Fields
Third Woman
 
Ensemble
Alan McNally
Pam Sakarian
Sixth Woman
 
Ensemble
Arlene McNally
 
Fourth Woman
 
Ensemble
Danny Hooper
Mr. Weiss
 
Ensemble
Intern
 
Ensemble
Doctor
 
Ensemble
Second Woman
 
Ensemble
First Woman
 
Fifth Woman
 
Ensemble
Nick Sakarian
Dean Webber
 
Mr. Hart
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Kirsti Carnahan (Lizzie Fields), Philip Hoffman (Nick Sakarian), Lon Hoyt (Danny Hooper), John Jellison (Alan McNally), Lisa Robinson (Pam Sakarian), Judith Thiergaard (Arlene McNally) and Michael Waldron (Doctor)

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Dec 04, 1983 - Jul 01, 1984)

Cast

Intern
Sixth Woman
 
Ensemble
 
Second Woman
Danny Hooper
Doctor
First Woman
 
Fifth Woman
 
Ensemble
Understudy: Alaina Warren Zachary (Arlene McNally)
music by David Shire; lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Act 1
Sung By
We Start Today
Danny Hooper, Lizzie Fields, Alan McNally, Arlene McNally, Nick Sakarian, Pam Sakarian and People in the Town
What Could Be Better?
Danny Hooper and Lizzie Fields
The Plaza Song
Alan McNally and Arlene McNally
Baby, Baby, Baby
Nick Sakarian, Pam Sakarian, Alan McNally, Arlene McNally, Danny Hooper and Lizzie Fields
I Want It All
Pam Sakarian, Lizzie Fields and Arlene McNally
At Night She Comes Home To Me
Nick Sakarian and Danny Hooper
What Could Be Better? (Reprise)
Danny Hooper and Lizzie Fields
Fatherhood Blues
Danny Hooper, Alan McNally, Nick Sakarian, Mr. Weiss and Dean Webber
Romance
Nick Sakarian and Pam Sakarian
I Chose Right
Danny Hooper
We Start Today (Reprise)
Ensemble
The Story Goes On
Lizzie Fields
Act 2
Sung By
The Ladies Singin' Their Song
Lizzie Fields and Women in the Town
Baby, Baby, Baby (Reprise)
Arlene McNally
Romance (Reprise)
Nick Sakarian and Pam Sakarian
Easier to Love
Alan McNally
Two People In Love
Danny Hooper and Lizzie Fields
With You
Nick Sakarian and Pam Sakarian
And What If We Had Loved Like That
Alan McNally and Arlene McNally
We Start Today (Reprise)
Danny Hooper, Lizzie Fields, Nick Sakarian, Pam Sakarian, Alan McNally and Arlene McNally
The Story Goes On (Reprise)
Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

1984 Nominee
Book by Sybille Pearson
 

Best Original Score

1984 Nominee
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1984 Nominee
Todd Graff
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1984 Nominee
Liz Callaway
 

Best Choreography

1984 Nominee
Musical Staging by Wayne Cilento
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1984 Nominee
Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr.

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1984 Winner
Martin Vidnovic

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1984 Winner
Catherine Cox
 

Outstanding Orchestration

1984 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1984 Nominee
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
 

Outstanding Music

1984 Nominee
Music by David Shire

Theatre World

Award

1984 Recipient
Todd Graff
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