MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 21, 1983
Closing Date
Feb 19, 1984
1st Preview
Nov 03, 1983
1st Preview
Nov 03, 1983
Previews
20
Performances
104
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Biltmore Theatre
(Nov 21, 1983 - Feb 19, 1984)

Setting
Walden, an off-off-campus house. Graduation weekend.

Produced by James Walsh; Produced in association with Universal Pictures
Book by Garry Trudeau; Lyrics by Garry Trudeau; Music by Elizabeth Swados; Based on the comic strip by Garry Trudeau; Comic Strip used by permission of Universal Press Syndicate; Music orchestrated by Elizabeth Swados; Music arranged by Jeff Waxman; Musical Director: Jeff Waxman
Directed by Jacques Levy; Choreographed by Margo Sappington
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Patricia McGourty; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Puppet Design by Edward G. Christie
General Manager: James Walsh; Company Manager: Susan Bell
Production Stage Manager: Warren Crane; Stage Manager: Deborah Clelland and Scott Evans
Conducted by Jeff Waxman; Assistant Conductor: Steve Skinner; Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
Piano supplied by Baldwin
Casting: Juliet Taylor; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Scott Mauro; Dance Captain: Lauren Tom; Photographer: Martha Swope
Duke
Roland
 
Voice of President Reagan
Mike Doonesbury
Boopsie
Provost
Honey
Understudies: Eve Bennett-Gordon (Boopsie, J.J.), Max Cantor (Mike Doonesbury, Mark, Provost, B.D.), Deborah Darr (Joanie), Scott Evans (Zonker), Peter Shawn (Duke, Roland) and Janet Wong (Honey)
music by Elizabeth Swados; lyrics by Garry Trudeau
Act 1
Sung By
Graduation
Roland, Mike Doonesbury, B.D., Boopsie, Mark and Zonker
Just One Night
Mike Doonesbury
I Came To Tan
Zonker and Ensemble
Guilty
Duke and Ensemble
I Can Have It All
Boopsie and Ensemble
Get Together
J.J. and Mike Doonesbury
Baby Boom Boogie Boy
Mark, Roland and Ensemble
Another Memorable Meal
Mike Doonesbury, B.D., Boopsie, Mark, Zonker, J.J. and Joanie
Act 2
Sung By
Just A House
Ensemble
Complicated Man
Honey and Boopsie
Real Estate
Duke and Zonker
Mother
J.J. and Joanie
It's The Right Time To Be Rich
B.D. and Roland
Muffy & The Topsiders
Boopsie, Mike Doonesbury, Mark and Zonker
Just One Night (Reprise)
Mike Doonesbury and J.J.
Graduation (Reprise)
Ensemble

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Book

1984 Nominee
Book by Garry Trudeau
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1984 Nominee
Laura Dean
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1984 Nominee
Directed by Jacques Levy
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1984 Nominee
Lyrics by Garry Trudeau

Theatre World

Award

1984 Recipient
Laura Dean
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