MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 22, 2015
Closing Date
Jan 03, 2016
1st Preview
Sep 24, 2015
1st Preview
Sep 24, 2015
Previews
32
Performances
85
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Oct 22, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016)

Setting
A 42nd Street theatre and On the battleship. The early 1930s.

Comments
Dames at Sea originally premiered Off-Off-Broadway in May 1966 at Caffe Cino (starring Bernadette Peters), then played Off-Broadway at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre Dec. 20, 1968, to enthusiastic reviews and quickly transferred to the Theater de Lys on April 22, 1969, where it went on to run for 575 performances. Considered a "Revival" for the purposes of the Tony nominations in 2016.

Media
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Theatre Owned / Operated by Second Stage Theater
Book by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller; Music by Jim Wise; Lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller; Orchestrations: Jonathan Tunick; Music Director: Rob Berman; Vocal arrangements by Rob Berman; Dance arrangements by Rob Berman
Directed by Randy Skinner; Choreographed by Randy Skinner; Assistant Director: Emily Morgan; Assistant Choreographer: Emily Morgan
Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by Ken Billington and Jason Kantrowitz; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair & Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Adam Karavatakis; Associate Costume Design: Claire Aquila; Associate Lighting Design: Michael P. Jones; Associate Sound Design: Will Pickens and Walter Trarbach; Assistant Scenic Design: Todd Potter; Assistant Costume Design: Joseph S. Blaha; Assistant Hair Design: Tommy Kurzman; Lighting Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Projections Programmer: Andy Lang
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Holli Campbell; Assistant Co. Mgr: Laurel Hill
Production Manager: Jeff Wild; Production Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Stage Manager: Jennifer Rogers; Assistant Stage Mgr: Kevin Worley
Music Supervision: Rob Berman; Music Coordinator: Seymour Red Press; Conducted by Rob Berman; Associate Conductor: David Gursky; Keyboard: David Gursky; Woodwinds: James Ercole and Ronald Jannelli; Trumpets: Robert Millikan and Michael Ponella; Trombone: Jason Jackson; Bass: John Beal; Drums/Percussion: Rich Rosenzweig; Music Copying: Katharine Edmonds/Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Keyboard Programmer: Rick Bassett and Reed Robins
Dance Captain: Kevin Worley; Casting: Jay Binder, CSA and Jason Styres, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: AKA; Marketing: AKA; Digital: AKA and Crystal Chase; Website Design/Maintenance: AKA; Production Photographer: Jeremy Daniel
The Captain
 
Hennesey
Joan
Danny Gardner
Broadway debut
Lucky
Mona Kent
Understudies: Tessa Grady (Ruby, Joan), Kristie Kerwin (Mona Kent, Joan, Ruby), Ian Knauer (The Captain, Hennesey, Lucky) and Kevin Worley (Hennesey, The Captain, Dick, Lucky)
music by Jim Wise; lyrics by Robin Miller
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Wall Street
Mona Kent
It's You
Dick and Ruby
Broadway Baby
Dick
That Mister Man of Mine
Mona Kent and Company
Choo-Choo Honeymoon
Joan and Lucky
The Sailor of My Dreams
(lyrics by George Haimsohn)
Ruby
Singapore Sue
(lyrics by George Haimsohn)
Lucky and Company
Broadway Baby (Reprise)
Hennesey
Good Times Are Here to Stay
(lyrics by George Haimsohn)
Joan and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Dames at Sea
Company
The Beguine
Mona Kent, The Captain and Company
Raining in My Heart
Ruby and Company
There's Something About You
Dick and Ruby
Raining in My Heart (Reprise)
Ruby
The Echo Waltz
(lyrics by George Haimsohn)
Mona Kent, Joan, Ruby and Company
Star Tar
Ruby and Company
Let's Have a Simple Wedding
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

2016 Nominee
Choreographed by Randy Skinner

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Choreography

2016 Nominee
Choreographed by Randy Skinner
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