SpecialSolo Play with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 21, 2002
Closing Date
May 26, 2002
1st Preview
Feb 06, 2002
1st Preview
Feb 06, 2002
Previews
11
Performances
69
SpecialSolo Play with musicOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Neil Simon Theatre
(Feb 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002)

Comments
This production played an Actor's Fund benefit performance the day after it closed on Monday, May 27, 2002. It is not included in the performance count.

Constructed by John Lahr; Reconstructed by Elaine Stritch; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Rob Bowman; Featuring songs by Jerome Kern ("All In Fun"), Stephen Sondheim ("Broadway Baby," "I'm Still Here," "The Little Things You Do Together" and "The Ladies Who Lunch"), George Gershwin ("But Not For Me"), Noël Coward ("If Love Were All," "I've Been To A Marvelous Party" and "Why Do The Wrong People Travel?"), Irving Berlin ("Can You Use Any Money Today?" and "There's No Business Like Show Business"), Carl Sigman ("Civilization"), Richard A. Whiting ("Hooray For Hollywood"), Porter Grainger ("I Want A Long Time Daddy"), Richard Rodgers ("Something Good" and "Zip"), Jule Styne ("The Party's Over" and "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby") and Albert Hague ("This Is All Very New To Me"); Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ("All In Fun"), Ira Gershwin ("But Not For Me"), Bob Hilliard ("Civilization"), Johnny Mercer ("Hooray For Hollywood"), Betty Comden ("The Party's Over" and "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby"), Adolph Green ("The Party's Over" and "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby"), Arnold B. Horwitt ("This Is All Very New To Me") and Lorenz Hart ("Zip")
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernández; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Make-Up Design by Bella Botier
Executive Producer: Robert Cole; General Manager: Steven Chaikelson and Snug Harbor Productions; Company Manager: David Jannone
Production Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Technical Supervisor: O'Donovan & Bradford; Assistant Stage Mgr: James D. Latus and Richard A. Borutta
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Rob Bowman; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Piano: Rob Bowman; Woodwinds: Les Scott, Richard Heckman and John Campo; Trumpet: Stu Satalof and Kamau Adilifu; Trombone: John Gale; Bass: Louis Bruno; Drums & Percussion: Willard Miller; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press
Piano provided by Steinway & Sons
Creative Consultant: Larry Grossman; Press Representative: Carol R. Fineman; Movement Consultant: Graciela Daniele; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: The Walton Group; Photographer: Denise Winters
Special thanks to Elizabeth I. McCann and Emily Winston
Performer
All in Fun
(music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)
Broadway Baby
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
But Not For Me
(music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
If Love Were All
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
Can You Use Any Money Today?
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
Civilization
(music by Carl Sigman; lyrics by Bob Hilliard)
Hooray for Hollywood
(music by Richard A. Whiting; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
I'm Still Here
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
I've Been to a Marvelous Party
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
I Want a Long Time Daddy
(music by Porter Grainger; lyrics by Porter Grainger)
The Little Things You Do Together
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
Something Good
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Richard Rodgers)
The Ladies Who Lunch
(music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
The Party's Over
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
There Never Was a Baby Like My Baby
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
There's No Business Like Show Business
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
This Is All Very New to Me
(music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt)
Why Do the Wrong People Travel
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
Zip
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2002 Winner
Conceived by John Lahr and Elaine Stritch
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2002 Nominee
Directed by George C. Wolfe
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2002 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick

Outstanding Solo Performance

2002 Winner
Elaine Stritch
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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