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City of Angels   

Virginia Theatre, (12/11/1989 - 1/19/1992)
First Preview: Nov 21, 1989 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Dec 11, 1989    
Closing Date: Jan 19, 1992 Total Performances: 879

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Los Angeles in the late 1940s.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Book by Larry Gelbart; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by David Zippel; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers; Vocal arrangements by Cy Coleman and Yaron Gershovsky; Musical Director: Gordon Lowry Harrell
Directed by Michael Blakemore; Musical Numbers Staged by Walter Painter
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Lincoln; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald and Bernard Fox; Hair Design by Steve Atha
General Manager: Ralph Roseman; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Brian Meister
Associate Conductor: Kathy Sommer; Conducted by Gordon Lowry Harrell; Concertmistress: Belinda Whitney; Trumpets: Dave Rogers, Byron Stripling and Glenn Drewes; Drums: Dave Ratajczak and Dave Fink; Trombones: Jim Pugh, Sy Berger and George Flynn; Guitar: Bob Rose; Keyboards: Kathy Sommer and Lee Musiker; Reed: Bob Steen, Edward Salkin, Mike Migliori, Ken Hitchcock and John Campo; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; French Horn: Peter Gordon; Violin: Cenovia Cummins and Karl Kawahara; Music Contractor: John Miller
Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Dance Captain: Jacquey Maltby; Fight Captain: Herschel Sparber; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Press Representative: Becky Flora and Jim Randolph
Cast
Gregg Edelman
Stine
Hollywood Cast
James Naughton
Stone
Movie Cast
René Auberjonois
Irwin S. Irving
Movie Cast
Buddy Fidler
Hollywood Cast
Randy Graff
Oolie
Movie Cast
Donna
Hollywood Cast
Dee Hoty
Alaura Kingsley
Movie Cast
Carla Haywood
Hollywood Cast
Kay McClelland
Bobbi
Movie Cast
Gabby
Hollywood Cast
James Cahill
Dr. Mandril
Movie Cast
Barber
Hollywood Cast
Carolee Carmello
Margaret
Movie Cast
Stand-In
Hollywood Cast
Peter Davis
Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Shawn Elliott
Munoz
Movie Cast
Pancho Vargas
Hollywood Cast
Tom Galantich
Orderly
Movie Cast
Officer Pasco
Movie Cast
Gene
Hollywood Cast
Eleanor Glockner
Margie
Movie Cast
Anna
Hollywood Cast
Hairdresser
Hollywood Cast
James Hindman
Orderly
Movie Cast
(Nov 21, 1989 - Oct 13, 1991)
Mahoney
Movie Cast
(Nov 21, 1989 - Oct 13, 1991)
Del Dacosta
Hollywood Cast
(Nov 21, 1989 - Oct 13, 1991)
Gary Kahn
Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Amy Jane London
Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Alvin Lum
Yamato
Movie Cast
Cinematographer
Hollywood Cast
Jacquey Maltby
Bootsie
Movie Cast
Keith Perry
Luther Kingsley
Movie Cast
Werner Kriegler
Hollywood Cast
Jackie Presti
Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Herschel Sparber
Big Six
Movie Cast
Studio Cop
Hollywood Cast
Evan Thompson
Commissioner Gaines
Movie Cast
Shoeshine
Hollywood Cast
Doug Tompos
Peter Kingsley
Movie Cast
Gerald Pierce
Hollywood Cast
Scott Waara
Jimmy Powers
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Raymond Xifo
Sonny
Movie Cast
Studio Cop
Hollywood Cast
Rachel York
Mallory Kingsley
Movie Cast
Avril Raines
Hollywood Cast
Swings: Chrissy Faith and Marcus Neville
Understudies: Carolee Carmello (Alaura Kingsley, Bobbi, Carla Haywood, Gabby), Chrissy Faith (Bootsie, Margaret, Member of The Angel City 4), Tom Galantich (Jimmy Powers, Stone), James Hindman (Buddy Fidler, Irwin S. Irving, Munoz, Sonny, Stine), Alvin Lum (Barber), Jacquey Maltby (Anna, Donna, Mallory Kingsley, Margie, Oolie), Marcus Neville (Commissioner Gaines, Del Dacosta, Gene, Mahoney, Member of The Angel City 4, Officer Pasco, Orderly) and Evan Thompson (Big Six, Dr. Mandril, Luther Kingsley, Werner Kriegler)
Tony Award®
winner 1990 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
winner 1990 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Larry Gelbart
winner 1990 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by David Zippel
winner 1990 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
James Naughton
1990 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gregg Edelman
1990 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
René Auberjonois
winner 1990 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Randy Graff
winner 1990 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Robin Wagner
1990 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Florence Klotz
1990 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Paul Gallo
1990 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Michael Blakemore
Drama Desk Award
winner 1990 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
winner 1990 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Larry Gelbart
winner 1990 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
James Naughton
1990 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
René Auberjonois
winner 1990 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Randy Graff
1990 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Michael Blakemore
winner 1990 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
Billy Byers
winner 1990 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by David Zippel
winner 1990 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Cy Coleman
1990 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Florence Klotz
1990 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Paul Gallo
winner 1990 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by David Zippel
ACT 1 Sung By
Double Talk Stone and Alaura Kingsley
Double Talk Buddy Fidler and Stine
What You Don't Know About Women Gabby and Oolie
Ya Gotta Look Out for Yourself Jimmy Powers and Angel City 4
The Buddy System Buddy Fidler and Donna
With Every Breath I Take Bobbi
The Tennis Song Stone and Alaura Kingsley
Ev'rybody's Gotta Be Somewhere Stone and Angel City 4
Lost and Found Mallory Kingsley
All Ya Have to Do Is Wait Munoz, Yamato, Mahoney and Officer Pasco
You're Nothing Without Me Stine and Stone
ACT 2 Sung By
Stay with Me Jimmy Powers and Angel City 4
You Can Always Count on Me Oolie
You Can Always Count on Me Donna
It Needs Work Gabby
With Every Breath I Take (Reprise) Stone and Bobbi
Funny Stine
You're Nothing Without Me (Reprise) Stone, Stine and Gabby