MusicalComedy All Black CastRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Jul 21, 1976
Closing Date
Feb 13, 1977
1st Preview
Jul 11, 1976
1st Preview
Jul 11, 1976
Previews
12
Performances
239
MusicalComedy All Black CastRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Jul 21, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)

Setting
Broadway; Save-a-Soul Mission; San Juan, Puerto Rico; The Hot Box Club.

Produced by Moe Septee; Produced in association with Victor H. Potamkin, Frank Enterprises and Beresford Productions, Ltd.; Associate Producer: Ashton Springer and Carmen F. Zollo
Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling; Based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon; Music arranged by Danny Holgate and Horace Ott; Music orchestrated by Danny Holgate and Horace Ott; Musical Director: Howard Roberts; Choral arrangements by Howard Roberts
Directed by Billy Wilson; Choreographed by Billy Wilson; Entire Production Under the Supervision of Abe Burrows
Scenic Design by Tom H. John; Costume Design by Bernard Johnson; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by Sander Hacker; Hair Design by Irvin Dett
General Manager: Laurel Ann Wilson; Company Manager: Donald Tirabassi
Production Stage Manager: R. Derek Swire; Stage Manager: Clinton Jackson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bonnie Sue Schloss
Conducted by Howard Roberts; Assistant Conductor: Lea Richardson
Promotion Consultant: Norman Kean; Assistant to Mr. Wilson: Charles Augins; General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Barbara Glenn; Press Assistant: Judy Jacksina; Dance Captain: Andy Torres; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company, Stuart Roeder and Matthew Serino; Casting: Mikki Powell; Furs by Burns and Burns of Philadelphia
Miss Adelaide
Nathan Detroit
Sarah Brown
Sky Masterson
General Matilda B. Cartwright
Lt. Brannigan
Nicely-Nicely Johnson
Benny Southstreet
Arvide Abernathy
Derrick Bell
Broadway debut
Joey Biltmore
 
Waiter
 
Guy
Angie the Ox
 
Guy
Calvin
Mission Band
 
Guy
 
Doll
Agatha
Mission Band
Swing Dancer
Doll
Rusty Charlie
 
Guy
Martha
Mission Band
John Russell
Broadway debut
Harry the Horse
Hot Box MC
 
Drunk
 
Guy
Swing Dancer
Big Jule
Understudies: Derrick Bell (Drunk), Toney Brealond (Big Jule), Jymie Charles (Nathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Irene Datcher (Sarah Brown), Helen Gelzer (Miss Adelaide, General Matilda B. Cartwright), Nathan Jennings, Jr. (Sky Masterson), Julia Lema (Agatha, Mimi), Bill Mackey (Harry the Horse, Rusty Charlie), John Russell (Arvide Abernathy), Andy Torres (Benny Southstreet) and Eddie Wright, Jr. (Rusty Charlie)
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
Act 1
Sung By
Fugue for Tinhorns
Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Benny Southstreet and Rusty Charlie
Follow the Fold
Sarah Brown, Arvide Abernathy, Calvin, Agatha and Priscilla
The Oldest Established
Nathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Benny Southstreet and Ensemble
I'll Know
Sarah Brown and Sky Masterson
A Bushel and a Peck
Miss Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
Adelaide's Lament
Miss Adelaide
Guys and Dolls
Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Benny Southstreet
Havana
Dancer and Ensemble
If I Were a Bell
Sarah Brown
My Time of Day
Sky Masterson
I've Never Been in Love Before
Sky Masterson and Sarah Brown
Act 2
Sung By
Take Back Your Mink
Miss Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
More I Cannot Wish You
Arvide Abernathy
The Crap Game Dance (Crapshooter's Dance)
Ensemble
Luck Be a Lady
Sky Masterson and Crap Shooters
Sue Me
Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide
Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat
Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Ensemble
Marry the Man Today
Miss Adelaide and Sarah Brown

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Robert Guillaume
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Ernestine Jackson
 

Most Innovative Production of a Revival

1977 Nominee
Produced by Moe Septee, Ashton Springer and Carmen F. Zollo; Produced in association with Victor H. Potamkin

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Robert Guillaume
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Ernestine Jackson

Theatre World

Award

1977 Recipient
Ken Page
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