MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 13, 1981
Closing Date
Apr 26, 1981
1st Preview
Mar 25, 1981
1st Preview
Mar 25, 1981
Previews
26
Performances
13
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
ANTA Playhouse
(Apr 13, 1981 - Apr 26, 1981)

Book by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; Music by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; Lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; Based on the book "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens; Musical Director: Larry Blank; Vocal arrangements by Larry Blank; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston; Incidental music by Donald Johnston
Directed by Rob Iscove; Choreographed by Rob Iscove; Assistant Director: Harold de Felice; Assistant Choreographer: Vera Mazzeo
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges; Costume Design by John David Ridge; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by John McClure; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant Costume Design: Richard Schurkamp
Company Manager: Martin Cohen
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Edward Isser and Sarah Whitham; Technical Director: Arthur Siccardi
Music Contractor: John Monaco; Associate Conductor: Donald Johnston
Dance Captain: Missy Whitchurch; Production Coordinator: Arthur Anagnostou; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Representative: Patricia Krawitz and Warren Knowlton; Advertising: Norman Weiner and Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Photographer: Martha Swope; Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Poster Graphics by Don Weller
Ensemble
Mr. Quinion
 
Ensemble
 
Julia Mills
 
Ensemble
Jane Murdstone
 
Ensemble
Mr. Murdstone
Constable
 
Ensemble
Swing Dancer
Agnes Wickfield
Victoria
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Heep
Swing Dancer
Ticket Taker
 
Ensemble
Bootmaker
 
Ensemble
Uriah Heep
Mr. Micawber
Dora Spenlow
Aunt Betsey Trotwood
David Copperfield
Clara Copperfield
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Vanessa
 
Ensemble
Mick Walker
 
Ensemble
Mr. Wickfield
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Micawber
 
Ensemble
Dr. Chilip
 
Baker
 
Ensemble
Mealy Potatoes
 
Ensemble
Young David
Ensemble
Butcher
 
Ensemble
Billy Mowcher
Peggotty
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mr. Dick
Understudies: Ralph Braun (Mr. Murdstone), Katharine Buffaloe (Mrs. Heep), David Horwitz (Adult David), Pamela McLernon (Dora Spenlow), Darleigh Miller (Agnes Wickfield), Keith Perry (Uriah Heep), Linda Poser (Aunt Betsey Trotwood), Richard Warren Pugh (Mr. Dick), Christian Slater (Young David), Missy Whitchurch (Peggotty) and Lenny Wolpe (Mr. Micawber)
music by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
Act 1
Sung By
I Don't Want a Boy
Aunt Betsey Trotwood, Peggotty and Ensemble
Mama, Don't Get Married
Young David, Clara Copperfield and Peggotty
Copperfield
Young David, Mr. Quinion, Mealy Potatoes, Billy Mowcher, Mick Walker and Ensemble
Something Will Turn Up
Mr. Micawber, Young David, Creditors and Ensemble
Anyone
Young David
Here's a Book
Aunt Betsey Trotwood, Mr. Dick and Young David
Here's a Book (Reprise)
Aunt Betsey Trotwood, Mr. Dick and Adult David
Umble
Uriah Heep and Mrs. Heep
The Circle Waltz
Adult David, Dora Spenlow, Agnes Wickfield and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Up the Ladder
Uriah Heep and Mr. Micawber
I Wish He Knew
Agnes Wickfield
The Lights of London
Adult David, Dora Spenlow and Company
Umble (Reprise)
Uriah Heep
Something Will Turn Up (Reprise)
Mr. Micawber and Adult David
Villainy Is the Matter
Adult David, Uriah Heep, Mr. Micawber, Agnes Wickfield, Aunt Betsey Trotwood, Mr. Dick, Mrs. Heep, Peggotty and Mrs. Micawber
With the One I Love
Adult David
Anyone (Reprise)
Adult David and Agnes Wickfield

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1981 Nominee
Music by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
Lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
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