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Billy   

Billy Rose Theatre, (3/22/1969 - 3/22/1969)
First Preview: Total Previews: 21
Opening Date: Mar 22, 1969    
Closing Date: Mar 22, 1969 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Aboard a man-of-war. 1796.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Bruce W. Stark; Produced in association with Joseph H. Shoctor
Music by Ron Dante and Gene Allan; Lyrics by Ron Dante and Gene Allan; Book by Stephen Glassman; Suggested by "Billy Budd" by Herman Melville; Incidental music by Wally Harper; Musical Director: Jack Lee; Music orchestrated by Ronald Frangipane; Dance arrangements by Coleridge Perkinson; Special Arrangements by Wally Harper
Directed by Arthur A. Seidelman; Musical Staging by Grover Dale
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Associate Designer: Leigh Rand; Associate to Miss Aldredge: Don Foote; Associate to Mr. Aronstein: Lawrence Metzler; Sound Design by Admins, Ltd.
General Manager: Allentuck, Azenberg, and Wolsk; Company Manager: Peter Neufeld
Production Stage Manager: Frank Rembach; Stage Manager: Tom Porter
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Martin Grupp; Head Music Copyist: Ervin Moser
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Dance Captain: Steven Boockvor; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
John Beal
Dansker
John Devlin
John Claggart
Master-At-Arms
Laurence Naismith
Captain Edward Vere
Robert Salvio
Billy Budd
Steven Boockvor
Rush
Danny Carroll
Rawley
Christopher Chadman
Potter
Al Cohen
Gilbert
William Countryman
Lt. William Radcliffe
Peter DeMaio
Donald Taff
Frank DeSal
Seeger
Joseph Della Sorte
John Thorp
Igors Gavon
Boyer
Howard Girven
Smithy
Simm Landres
Cpl. John Bernard
George Marcy
Campbell
Barbara Monte
Molly
Laried Montgomery
Marine Corporal
Stoker
De Wayne Oliver
Grimer
Michael Peters
Roper
Tim Ramirez
Marsten
Bill Schustik
Stafford
Dolph Sweet
Whiskers
Michael Tartel
Lt. Roger Mordant
Ron Tassone
Harker
Pascual Vaquer
Fallon
Danny Villa
Marine Corporal
Alan Weeks
Boscombe
Standby: Robert Berdeen (Billy Budd) and Susan Hufford (Molly)
Understudies: Danny Carroll (Dansker), William Countryman (John Claggart), Peter DeMaio (Boyer, Campbell), Joseph Della Sorte (Stafford), Igors Gavon (Whiskers), Howard Girven (Boscombe), Tony Stevens (Swing Dancer), Dolph Sweet (Captain Edward Vere), Michael Tartel (Lt. William Radcliffe) and Pascual Vaquer (Donald Taff, John Thorp, Rawley)
Tony Award®
1970 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Ming Cho Lee
1970 Best Choreography [nominee]
Grover Dale
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Choreography [winner]
Grover Dale
winner 1969 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee
music by Ron Dante and Gene Allan; lyrics by Ron Dante and Gene Allan
Molly Billy Budd
Chanty Stafford, Fallon, Smithy and Stoker
Watch Out for Claggart/Work Boscombe, John Claggart (Master-At-Arms) and Crew
Shaking Hand with the Wind Billy Budd
Whiskers' Dance Whiskers and Crew
Billy Molly and Billy Budd
It Ain't Us Who Make the Wars Campbell and Crew
The Bridge to Nowhere Captain Edward Vere
The Night and the Sea Billy Budd and John Claggart (Master-At-Arms)
Whiskers' Dance (Reprise) Whiskers, Billy Budd, Fallon, Donald Taff and John Thorp
In the Arms of a Stranger Dansker
The Fiddlers' Green Whiskers, Campbell, Boyer, Stoker, Rawley and Gilbert
My Captain Captain Edward Vere and Billy Budd
Requiem Billy Budd