MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 25, 1993
Closing Date
Apr 30, 1995
1st Preview
Apr 14, 1993
1st Preview
Apr 14, 1993
Previews
13
Performances
840
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Music Box Theatre
(Apr 25, 1993 - Apr 30, 1995)

Setting
Liverpool, England.

Produced by Bill Kenwright; Associate Producer: Jon Miller
Book by Willy Russell; Music by Willy Russell; Lyrics by Willy Russell; Production Musical Direction: Rod Edwards; Musical Director: Rick Fox; Music arranged by Del Newman
Directed by Bill Kenwright and Bob Tomson
Scenic Design by Andy Walmsley; Costume Design by Andy Walmsley; Lighting Design by Joe Atkins; Sound Design by Paul Astbury; Assistant Scenic Design: Leigh Rand; Assistant Costume Design: Elizabeth Hope Clancy; Hair Stylist: Robert-Charles Vallance
General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger; Assistant to Mr. Thompson: Eric Muratalla
Technical Supervisor: Aurora Productions, Neil Mazzella and Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: John Lucas; Assistant Stage Mgr: Douglas Weston
Musical Coordinator: Mort Silver; Assistant Conductor: Mark Berman; Keyboards: Mark Berman; Acoustic and Electric Guitar: Robert Kirshoff; Acoustic and Electric Bass: Bob Renino; Drums: Raymond Grappone; Percussion: Barry Centanni; Reeds: Billy Kerr and Mike Migliore; Trumpet and Flugelhorn: Neil Balm
Casting: Pat McCorkle; General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Press Assistant: Lotte Stavisky; Press Associate: James L.L. Morrison; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Stephanie Lawrence
Broadway debut
Mrs. Johnstone
Apr 14, 1993 - Aug 14, 1993
Con O'Neill
Broadway debut
Mickey
Warwick Evans
Broadway debut
Narrator
Jan Graveson
Broadway debut
Linda
Mark Michael Hutchinson
Broadway debut
Eddie
Mrs. Lyons
Mr. Lyons
 
Ensemble
Kerry Butler
Broadway debut
Ensemble
James Clow
Broadway debut
Sammy
 
Ensemble
Policeman
 
Teacher
 
Ensemble
Philip Lehl
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Donna Marie
 
Miss Jones
 
Ensemble
Sam Samuelson
Broadway debut
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Douglas Weston
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Understudies: Kerry Butler (Donna Marie), Robin Haynes (Mr. Lyons), Philip Lehl (Mickey), Regina O'Malley (Mrs. Johnstone, Mrs. Lyons), Sam Samuelson (Eddie), John Schiappa (Sammy, Narrator) and Anne Torsiglieri (Linda)

Music Box Theatre (Apr 25, 1993 - Apr 30, 1995)

Musical Director: Joseph Baker
Assistant Co. Mgr: Nick Kaledin; Company Manager: Richard Berg and Richard Biederman
Stage Manager: Matthew G. Marholin and John McNamara; Assistant Stage Manager: Karyn Quackenbush
Acoustic and Electric Guitar: Richard Boukas; Acoustic and Electric Bass: Mark Minkler; Trumpet and Flugelhorn: Donald Batchelder; First Keyboards: Joseph Baker; Reeds: Ken Dybisz
Press Associate: Dennis Crowley

Cast

Mrs. Johnstone
Aug 16, 1993 - Jun 05, 1994
Mrs. Johnstone
Jun 07, 1994 - ?
Mrs. Johnstone
Mrs. Johnstone
Jan 17, 1995 - ?
Narrator
Mickey
Aug 16, 1993 - ?
Narrator
Mickey
Mrs. Lyons
Eddie
Narrator
Donna Marie
 
Miss Jones
 
Girl Friend
 
Woman in the Window
Ensemble
Ensemble
Teddy Boy
 
Finance Man
 
Cowboy
 
Judge
Linda
 
Mickey
Donna Marie
 
Miss Jones
 
Ensemble
 
Girl Friend
 
Woman in the Window
Woman in the Window
 
Ensemble
Catalogue Man
Ensemble
 
Perkins
 
Catalogue Man
Brenda
Ensemble
Understudies: Matthew Bennett (Mickey, Eddie), Kerry Butler (Linda), Nick Cokas (Narrator, Sammy), Timothy Gulan (Mickey), Robin Haynes (Sammy), Brian d'Arcy James (Eddie), Jodi Jinks (Linda), Philip Lehl (Eddie), Karyn Quackenbush (Mrs. Lyons, Linda), Sam Samuelson (Mickey), John Soroka (Eddie), Susan Tilson (Mrs. Johnstone, Mrs. Lyons), Anne Torsiglieri (Mrs. Lyons) and Gregory Watt (Narrator, Sammy)
music by Willy Russell; lyrics by Willy Russell
Act 1
Sung By
Marilyn Monroe
Mrs. Johnstone
My Child
Mrs. Johnstone and Mrs. Lyons
Easy Terms
Mrs. Johnstone
Shoes Upon the Table
Narrator
Easy Terms (Reprise)
Mrs. Johnstone
Kids Game
Sammy, Linda, Mickey and Ensemble
Shoes Upon the Table (Reprise)
Narrator
Bright New Day
Mrs. Johnstone
Long Sunday Afternoon / My Friend
Mickey and Eddie
Bright New Day (Reprise)
Mrs. Johnstone and Full Company
Act 2
Sung By
Marilyn Monroe (Reprise)
Mrs. Johnstone
Shoes Upon the Table (Reprise)
Narrator
That Guy
Mickey and Eddie
I'm Not Saying a Word
Eddie
Take a Letter, Miss Jones
Mr. Lyons, Miss Jones and Ensemble
Light Romance
Mrs. Johnstone and Narrator
Madman
Narrator
Tell Me It's Not True
Mrs. Johnstone and Full Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1993 Nominee
Produced by Bill Kenwright
 

Best Book of a Musical

1993 Nominee
Book by Willy Russell
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Con O'Neill
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Stephanie Lawrence
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Jan Graveson
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1993 Nominee
Directed by Bill Kenwright and Bob Tomson

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Con O'Neill

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1993 Winner
Mark Michael Hutchinson

Theatre World

Award

1993 Recipient
Stephanie Lawrence
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