Opening Date
May 07, 1977
Closing Date
Jul 10, 1977


Martin Beck Theatre
(May 07, 1977 - Jul 10, 1977)

Chicago. December 1915.

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Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; Original German play by Elisabeth Hauptmann; Book adapted by Michael Feingold; Musical Director: Roland Gagnon; Assistant Musical Dir.: David Krane; Lyrics adapted by Michael Feingold
Chelsea Theater Center Production newly conceived by Robert Kalfin; Directed by Robert Kalfin and Patricia Birch; Staged by Patricia Birch
Scenic Design by Robert U. Taylor; Costume Design by Carrie F. Robbins; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jay Kingwill; Company Manager: Albert Poland
Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright; Stage Manager: Charles Kindl; Assistant Stage Mgr: Christopher Cara; Technical Supervisor: Mitch Miller
General Press Representative: Susan Bloch; Advertising: Great Scott Advertising; Photographer: Martha Swope
A Lady in Gray
"The Fly"
Christopher Lloyd
Due to a leg injury, Christopher Lloyd did not perform on opening night; Bob Gunton went on until Mr. Lloyd could resume the role on crutches
Bill Cracker
Lieutenant Lillian Holiday
"Hallelujah Lil"
Sam "Mammy" Wurlitzer
Major Stone
Dr. Nakamura
"The Governor"
Johnny Flint
"Baby Face"
Sister Jane
Brother Ben Owens
Jimmy Dexter
"The Reverend"
the barmaid
Captain Hannibal Jackson
Bob Gunton
Performed the role on opening night
Bill Cracker
Member of The Fold
Member of The Fold
Member of The Fold
Member of The Fold
Member of The Fold
Bob Marker
"The Professor"
Standby: Bob Gunton (Bill Cracker)
Understudies: Alexandra Borrie (Lieutenant Lillian Holiday), Donna Emmanuel (Sister Jane), Kristin Jolliff (Miriam, Sister Mary), Frank Kopyc (Captain Hannibal Jackson), Tom Mardirosian (Johnny Flint, A Cop), Martha Miller (Major Stone, A Lady in Gray), Victor Pappas (Dr. Nakamura, Bob Marker) and David Pursley (Sam "Mammy" Wurlitzer, Jimmy Dexter)

Martin Beck Theatre (May 07, 1977 - Jul 10, 1977)


Dr. Nakamura
"The Governor"
Lieutenant Lillian Holiday
"Hallelujah Lil"
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Act 1
Sung By
The Bilbao Song
Governor, Baby Face, Bill Cracker and Gang
Lieutenants of the Lord
Lieutenant Lillian Holiday and Army
March Ahead
The Sailors' Tango
Lieutenant Lillian Holiday
Act 2
Sung By
Brother, Give Yourself a Shove
Army and Fold
Song of the Big Shot
Don't Be Afraid
Sister Jane, Army and Fold
In Our Childhood's Bright Endeavor
Captain Hannibal Jackson
The Liquor Dealer's Dream
Captain Hannibal Jackson, Governor, Sister Jane, Army and Fold
Act 3
Sung By
The Mandalay Song
Sam "Mammy" Wurlitzer and Gang
Surabaya Johnny
Lieutenant Lillian Holiday
Song of the Big Shot (Reprise)
Bill Cracker
Ballad of the Lily of Hell
The Fly
The Happy End

Tony Award®


Best Book of a Musical

1977 Nominee
Book adapted by Michael Feingold
Based on Elisabeth Hauptmann

Best Original Score

1977 Nominee
Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht and Michael Feingold
Music by Kurt Weill

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Meryl Streep

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