MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 23, 1995
Closing Date
Jul 14, 1996
1st Preview
Mar 10, 1995
1st Preview
Mar 10, 1995
Previews
16
Performances
548
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(Mar 23, 1995 - Jul 14, 1996)

Setting
The World Wide Wicket Company in New York City. 1961.

Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows, Willie Gilbert and Jack Weinstock; Based on the book by Shepherd Mead; Music orchestrated by Danny Troob; Musical Director: Ted Sperling; Vocal arrangements by Ted Sperling; Additional orchestrations by Robert Ginzler and David Siegel; Dance arrangements by Jeanine Tesori; Incidental music arranged by Ted Sperling
Directed by Des McAnuff; Choreographed by Wayne Cilento; Assistant Choreographer: Lisa Leguillou
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by Susan Hilferty; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Hair Design by David H. Lawrence
Executive Producer: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Marcia Goldberg
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Technical Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan; Stage Manager: Diane DiVita
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Ted Sperling; Associate Conductor: Todd Ellison; Concert Master: Diane Monroe; Violin: Nam Sook Lee, Michael Roth and Robert Shaw; Cello: Susannah Chapman and Adam Grabois; Bass: John Babich; Woodwinds: Rick Heckman, Ken Hitchcock, Mike Migliore, Roger Rosenberg and Chuck Wilson; Trumpet: Glenn Drewes, Larry Lunetta and Byron Stripling; French Horn: Chris Komer; Trombone: Herb Besson and Keith O'Quinn; Guitar: Scott Kuney; Drums: Ray Marchica; Percussion: Bill Hayes; Harp: Grace Paradise; Keyboards: Todd Ellison
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Dance Captain: Aiko Nakasone; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; West Coast casting by Karen Margiotta and Mary Margiotta; Production Assistant: Tripp Phillips; Press Associate: John Barlow and Susanne Tighe
"For indispensible services in connection with the production": Greg Smith
J. Pierrepont Finch
Mar 1995 - Nov 26, 1995
Bud Frump
J.B. Biggley
Bert Bratt
Hedy La Rue
Rosemary Pillkington
Mar 10, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996
Twimble
 
Wally Womper
Miss Jones
Office Boy
 
Ovington
 
TV Announcer
 
Ensemble
Security Guard
 
Wicket
 
Ensemble
Wickette
 
Ensemble
The Voice of the Narrator
Recorded voice only
Milt Gatch
 
Toynbee
 
Ensemble
Henchman
 
Wicket
 
Ensemble
Scrubwoman
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Dance Soloist
 
Wickette
 
Ensemble
Miss Krumholtz
 
Wickette
 
Ensemble
Tackaberry
 
Ensemble
Wickette
 
Ensemble
Mr. Davis
 
Ensemble
Henchman
 
Wicket
 
Ensemble
 
Wickette
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Randl Ask (J. Pierrepont Finch, Bud Frump), Tom Flynn (Bert Bratt), Pamela Gold (Hedy La Rue), Rebecca Holt (Hedy La Rue), Jay Aubrey Jones (Twimble, Wally Womper), Kristi Lynes (Rosemary Pillkington), Martin Moran (J. Pierrepont Finch), William Ryall (J.B. Biggley) and Carla Renata Williams (Smitty, Miss Jones)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Mar 23, 1995 - Jul 14, 1996)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Lynda J. Fox and Terrence J. Witter (Jan 16, 1996 - ?)
Violin: Erin McGinnis; Cello: Garo Yellin; Trumpet: Tino Gagliardi; Keyboards: Jan Rosenberg

Cast

J. Pierrepont Finch
Mar 19, 1996 - Jul 14, 1996
Rosemary Pillkington
Mar 12, 1996 - Jul 14, 1996
J. Pierrepont Finch
Nov 1995 - Mar 17, 1996
Rosemary Pillkington
Jan 30, 1996 - Mar 10, 1996
Bud Frump
Office Boy
 
Ovington
 
TV Announcer
 
Ensemble
 
J. Pierrepont Finch
Miss Jones
Office Boy
 
Ovington
 
TV Announcer
Wickette
 
Ensemble
Tackaberry
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Miss Jones
Rosemary Pillkington
Dance Soloist
Martin Moran
During Matthew Broderick's vacation
J. Pierrepont Finch
Dance Soloist
 
Wickette
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mar 27, 1996 - May 19, 1996
J.B. Biggley
Understudies: John Bolton (J. Pierrepont Finch, Bud Frump), Tracy Nicole Chapman (Smitty, Miss Jones), Jeffry Denman (Bud Frump), Tom Flagg (Twimble, Wally Womper), Susann Fletcher (Rosemary Pillkington), Jerold Goldstein (Wally Womper, Twimble, Bert Bratt, J.B. Biggley) and Jennifer Prescott (Smitty, Rosemary Pillkington)
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
Act 1
Sung By
How To (Succeed)
J. Pierrepont Finch
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm
Rosemary Pillkington
Coffee Break
Bud Frump, Smitty and Company
Company Way
J. Pierrepont Finch
Company Way (Reprise)
Bud Frump, Twimble and Company
A Secretary Is Not a Toy
Bert Bratt and Company
Been a Long Day
Rosemary Pillkington, Smitty and J. Pierrepont Finch
Been a Long Day (Reprise)
J.B. Biggley, Hedy La Rue and Bud Frump
Grand Old Ivy
J. Pierrepont Finch and J.B. Biggley
Paris Original
Rosemary Pillkington, Smitty, Miss Jones, Miss Krumholtz and Company
Rosemary
J. Pierrepont Finch and Rosemary Pillkington
Finaletto
J. Pierrepont Finch, Rosemary Pillkington and Bud Frump
Act 2
Sung By
How To (Succeed) (Reprise)
Women, Smitty and Miss Krumholtz
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm (Reprise)
Rosemary Pillkington
Love From a Heart of Gold
J.B. Biggley and Hedy La Rue
I Believe in You
J. Pierrepont Finch, Bud Frump, Bert Bratt and Executives
The Yo Ho Ho (Pirate Dance)
J.B. Biggley and Hedy La Rue
I Believe in You (Reprise)
J. Pierrepont Finch and Men
Brotherhood of Man
J. Pierrepont Finch, Miss Jones, Wally Womper and Company
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1995 Winner
Matthew Broderick
 

Best Choreography

1995 Nominee
Choreographed by Wayne Cilento
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1995 Nominee
Directed by Des McAnuff
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