MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 19, 1972
Closing Date
Oct 27, 1974
Performances
1,065
MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
Playhouse Theatre
(Apr 19, 1972 - Jun 11, 1972)
Edison Theatre
(Jun 13, 1972 - Oct 27, 1974)

Comments
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope was on hiatus 9/2/1974 through 9/16/1974 while the production played at the North Shore Music Circus in Beverly, MA from 9/3/1974 through 9/15/1974.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Harry E. Gould, Jr., Arthur Cantor and Joel W. Schenker
Produced by Edward Padula and Arch Lustberg; Presented in association with Ford's Theatre; Associate Producer: Gordon Gray, Jr.
Book by Micki Grant; Music by Micki Grant; Lyrics by Micki Grant; Music arranged by Danny Holgate; Musical Director: Danny Holgate
Conceived by Vinnette Carroll; Directed by Vinnette Carroll; Choreographed by George Faison
Scenic Design by Richard A. Miller; Costume Design by Edna Watson; Lighting Design by B. J. Sammler
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Donald Tirabassi
Production Supervisor: Sam Ellis; Stage Manager: Robert Moeser; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marie Thomas
Drums: Herb Lovell; Guitar, flute: Rudy Stevenson; Bass: Jon Lucien; Guitar: Billy Butler
Scenery Supervisor: Neil Peter Jampolis; Costume Supervisor: Sara Brook; Lighting Supervisor: Ken Billington
General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc.; Press Associate: Harriett Trachtenberg and Henry Luhrman; Assistant Press Representative: Maria Cristina Pucci; Advertising: Matthew Serino and The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Robert Moeser
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Understudies: Alberta Bradford (Performer), Ben Harney (Performer), Leona Johnson (Performer) and Marie Thomas (Performer)

Playhouse Theatre (Apr 19, 1972 - Jun 11, 1972)

Edison Theatre (Jun 13, 1972 - Oct 27, 1974)

Theatre Owned / Operated by Norman Kean
General Manager: Norman Kean; Company Manager: Jay Kingwill

Cast

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Maxine Brown
Broadway debut
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circa. 1974 - Oct 27, 1974
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Vivian Reed
During Micki Grant's vacation
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Aug 1972 - Sep 1972
Arlene Rolant
During Hope Clarke's vacation
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music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant
Act 1
I Gotta Keep Movin'
Harlem Streets
Lookin' Over From Your Side
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope
When I Feel Like Moving
Help
Fighting For Pharoah
Good Vibrations
Love Power
You Think I Got Rhythm?
They Keep Coming
My Name Is Man
Act 2
Questions
It Takes A Whole Lot Of Human Feeling
You Think I Got Rhythm?
Time Brings About A Change
So Little Time
Thank Heaven For You
Show Me That Special Gene
So Long Sammy
All I Need
I Gotta Keep Movin' (Reprise)

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1973 Nominee
Produced by Edward Padula and Arch Lustberg
 

Best Book of a Musical

1973 Nominee
Book by Micki Grant
 

Best Original Score

1973 Nominee
Music by Micki Grant
Lyrics by Micki Grant
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1973 Nominee
Directed by Vinnette Carroll

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance

1972 Winner
Micki Grant

Most Promising Lyricist

1972 Winner
Lyrics by Micki Grant
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