MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 03, 2005
Closing Date
Sep 03, 2006
1st Preview
Jan 31, 2005
1st Preview
Jan 31, 2005
Previews
36
Performances
627
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Mar 03, 2005 - Sep 03, 2006)

Music by David Yazbek; Book by Jeffrey Lane; Lyrics by David Yazbek; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Vocal arrangements by Ted Sperling and David Yazbek; Dance arrangements by Zane Mark; Musical Director: Ted Sperling; Incidental Music Arrangements by Ted Sperling; Based on the film "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" written by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Choreographer: Denis Jones; Assistant Director: Benjamin Klein
Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Make-Up Design by Jorge Vargas; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris; Assistant Scenic Design: Larry Gruber, Todd Ivins, Rachel Short Janocko and Daniel Kuchar; Associate Costume Design: Sky Switser; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Assistant Lighting Design: Patricia Nichols; Moving Lights Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Assistant Sound Design: Jeffrey Yoshi Lee
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Executive Producer: Marty Bell and Aldo Scrofani; Company Manager: Matthew Lambert; Assistant Co. Mgr: Dina Steinberg
Technical Supervisor: Christopher C. Smith; Production Stage Manager: Michael Brunner; Stage Manager: Daniel S. Rosokoff; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dana Williams
Conducted by Fred Lassen; Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Associate Conductor: Jan Rosenberg; Assistant Conductor: Howard Joines; Concert Master: Antoine Silverman; Violin: Michael Nicholas and Claire Chan; Cello: Anja Wood; Woodwinds: Andrew Sterman, Dan Willis and Mark Thrasher; Trumpet: Kevin Bryan and Hollis Burridge; Trombone: Mike Boschen; Horn: Theresa MacDonnell; Keyboards: Dan Lipton and Jan Rosenberg; Guitar: Erik Della Penna; Bass: Mike DuClos; Drums: Dean Sharenow; Percussion: Howard Joines; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations, Rick Miramontez and Jon Dimond; Marketing: Margery Singer Company; Dance Captain: Greg Graham; Advertising: Spot Design; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Website Design: Situation Marketing and Damian Bazadona
Freddy Benson
Jan 31, 2005 - Jul 16, 2006
Lawrence Jameson
Jan 31, 2005 - Jan 15, 2006
Christine Colgate
Jan 31, 2005 - Feb 05, 2006
Jolene Oakes
Jan 31, 2005 - Jan 15, 2006
Muriel Eubanks
Jan 31, 2005 - Apr 30, 2006
Andre Thibault
Jan 31, 2005 - Jul 23, 2006
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Nick Wyman (Lawrence Jameson)
Understudies: Joe Cassidy (Freddy Benson, Andre Thibault), Julie Connors (Jolene Oakes), Rachel deBenedet (Muriel Eubanks), Laura Marie Duncan (Christine Colgate, Muriel Eubanks), Tom Galantich (Lawrence Jameson), Jason Gillman (Freddy Benson), Gina Lamparella (Christine Colgate), Michael Paternostro (Freddy Benson, Andre Thibault) and Rachelle Rak (Jolene Oakes)

Imperial Theatre (Mar 03, 2005 - Sep 03, 2006)

Company Manager: Bruce Kagel
Trumpet: Jim Hynes and John Reid; Trombone: Ralph J. Kelley; Keyboards: Marco Paguia

Cast

Lawrence Jameson
Jul 21, 2006 - Sep 03, 2006
Freddy Benson
Jul 21, 2006 - Sep 03, 2006
Lawrence Jameson
Jan 17, 2006 - Jul 16, 2006
Christine Colgate
Jun 20, 2006 - Sep 03, 2006
Christine Colgate
Feb 05, 2006 - Jun 19, 2006
Muriel Eubanks
May 23, 2006 - Sep 03, 2006
Jolene Oakes
May 02, 2006 - Sep 03, 2006
Conductor
Ensemble
 
Lenore
 
Rene
Muriel Eubanks
May 02, 2006 - May 21, 2006
 
Lenore
 
Rene
Ensemble
Hotel Manager
 
Nikos
Ensemble
 
Sophia
Jolene Oakes
Jan 17, 2006 - Apr 30, 2006
Andre Thibault
Aug 03, 2006 - Sep 03, 2006
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Dennis Parlato (Lawrence Jameson)
Understudies: Timothy J. Alex (Andre Thibault, Freddy Benson), Jacqueline Bayne (Christine Colgate), Paula Leggett Chase (Muriel Eubanks), Julie Connors (Christine Colgate), Rachel deBenedet (Muriel Eubanks), Joan Hess (Christine Colgate, Muriel Eubanks) and Dennis Parlato (Andre Thibault)
music by David Yazbek; lyrics by David Yazbek
Act 1
Sung By
Overture
Orchestra and Ensemble
Give Them What They Want
Lawrence Jameson, Andre Thibault and Ensemble
What Was a Woman to Do?
Muriel Eubanks and Women
Great Big Stuff
Freddy Benson and Ensemble
Chimp in a Suit
Andre Thibault
Oklahoma?
Jolene Oakes, Lawrence Jameson and Ensemble
All About Ruprecht
Lawrence Jameson, Ruprecht and Jolene Oakes
What Was a Woman to Do? (Reprise)
Muriel Eubanks
Here I Am
Christine Colgate and Ensemble
Nothing Is Too Wonderful to Be True
Christine Colgate and Freddy Benson
The Miracle (Act I Finale)
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Entr'acte
Orchestra and Ensemble
Rüffhousin' mit Shüffhausen
Freddy Benson, Christine Colgate and Dr. Shüffhausen
Like Zis/Like Zat
Andre Thibault and Muriel Eubanks
The More We Dance
Lawrence Jameson, Christine Colgate and Ensemble
Love Is My Legs
Freddy Benson, Christine Colgate and Ensemble
Love Sneaks In
Lawrence Jameson
Like Zis/Like Zat (Reprise)
Muriel Eubanks
Son of Great Big Stuff
Freddy Benson and Christine Colgate
The Reckoning
Lawrence Jameson, Freddy Benson and Andre Thibault
Dirty Rotten Number
Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Book by Jeffrey Lane
 

Best Original Score

2005 Nominee
Music by David Yazbek
Lyrics by David Yazbek

Best Actor in a Musical

2005 Winner
Norbert Leo Butz
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
John Lithgow
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Sherie Rene Scott
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Joanna Gleason
 

Best Choreography

2005 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Directed by Jack O'Brien
 

Best Orchestrations

2005 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Book by Jeffrey Lane

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2005 Winner
Norbert Leo Butz
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Sherie Rene Scott
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Gregory Jbara
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Joanna Gleason
 

Outstanding Choreography

2005 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2005 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2005 Nominee
Lyrics by David Yazbek
 

Outstanding Music

2005 Nominee
Music by David Yazbek
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