MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 05, 1981
Closing Date
Mar 07, 1981
1st Preview
Jan 26, 1981
1st Preview
Jan 26, 1981
Previews
31
Performances
4
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Mar 05, 1981 - Mar 07, 1981)

Conceived by Joe Layton; Directed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by David Hays; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Werner Sherer; Assistant to Mr. Mitchell: John Kasarda
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Stephen Arnold
Production Stage Manager: Nicholas Russiyan; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert O'Rourke
Music Contractor: Seymour Press; Assistant Conductor: Linda Twine
Video Sequences Created by Frank O'Dowd and Wakefield Poole; Video Consultant: Lee M. Erdman; Video Games and Programs by Mattel Electronics
Still Photographs by Barbara J. Rossi; Additional Still Photography by Joey Epstein and Jeffrey E. Rothstein; Associate to the Director: Wakefield Poole; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Casting: Mary Jo Slater; Dance Captain: Zoya Leporska; Musical Consultant: Barbara Strouse; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Furs by The Christie Brothers; Men's Boots, Western Wear and Jogging Wear by Wrangler
Mae Peterson
"Filth" Group
 
Stage Door Johnnie
Tourist
 
Reporter #1
 
Stage Door Johnnie
Girl Friend
 
Chorus Girl
 
Birdette
Cameraman
Gary
 
"Filth" Group
Girl Friend
Porter
 
Rev. Sun
 
Reporter #3
 
Street Cleaner
 
Stage Door Johnnie
"Filth" Group
Rose II
Mayor C.B. Townsend
"Filth" Group
Sunnie
 
Chorus Girl
 
Birdette
Indian Brave
 
Reporter #3
Girl Friend
Tourist's Wife
 
Effie
Reporter #2
Jenny
House Manager
 
Stage Door Johnnie
 
Guard
 
Marshall
Walter
Shopping Bag Lady
 
Chorus Girl
 
Birdette
Albert, Jr.
 
"Filth" Group
Girl Friend
Indian Squaw
Standby: Howard Parker (Albert) and Michon Peacock (Rose)
Understudies: Cleve Asbury (Gary), Bill Bateman (Conrad), Michael Blevins (Albert, Jr.), Betsy Friday (Rose II), Zoya Leporska (Mae Peterson) and Peter Oliver Norman (Mtobe)
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
Act 1
Sung By
Twenty Happy Years
Rose and Albert
Movin' Out
Jenny, Gary and Kids
Half of a Couple
Jenny and Girl Friends
I Like What I Do
Rose
Bring Back Birdie
Mtobe and Company
Movin' Out (Reprise)
Kids
Baby, You Can Count On Me
Albert
A Man Worth Fightin' For
Rose and Cowboys
You Can Never Go Back
Mayor C.B. Townsend
Filth
Filth
Back in Show Biz Again
Albert
Act 2
Sung By
Middle Age Blues
Albert
Inner Peace
Rose, Rev. Sun and Sunnies
There's A Brand-New Beat in Heaven
Mtobe and The Tucson Tabernacle Choir
Twenty Happy Years (Reprise)
Albert
Well, I'm Not!
Rose
When Will Grown-ups Grow Up?
Kids
Middle Age Blues (Reprise)
Albert
Young
Albert
Show Girls
Zepol Sisters and Stage Door Johnnies
Bring Back Birdie (Reprise)
Conrad and The Birdettes

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Musical

1981 Nominee
Chita Rivera

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1981 Nominee
Chita Rivera
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