PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 12, 2002
Closing Date
Feb 16, 2003
1st Preview
Nov 25, 2002
1st Preview
Nov 25, 2002
PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway


Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Dec 12, 2002 - Feb 16, 2003)

Produced by USA OSTAR Theatricals
Written by Nora Ephron; Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Craig Carnelia; Musical Director: Ron Melrose; Dance arrangements by Ron Melrose; Music orchestrated by Torrie Zito
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Director: Matt August; Associate Choreographer: Jim Osorno
Scenic Design by Michael Levine; Costume Design by Robert Morgan; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Associate Scenic Design: Kip Marsh; Assistant Scenic Design in San Diego: Amanda Stephens; Assistant Costume Design in San Diego: Charlotte DeVaux Shields; Assistant Costume Design in New York: Michele K. Short; Associate Lighting Design: Lara Dubin; Assistant Lighting Design in San Diego: Travis C. Richardson; Associate Sound Design: Jason Strangfeld; Associate Projection Design: Paul Vershbow
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates; Associate Gen. Mgr: Maggie Edelman; Company Manager: L.A. Glassburn; Assistant Co. Mgr: Benny Burnett
Production Stage Manager: Evan Ensign; Technical Supervisor: Theatresmith Inc.; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley and Joel Rosen
Musical Supervisor: Ron Melrose; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Ron Melrose; Assistant Conductor: Jonathan Smith; Music Preparation: JoAnne Kane Music Preparation; Piano: Ron Melrose; Trumpet: Hollis Burridge; Trombone/Tuba: Randy Andos; Saxophone/Woodwinds: Charles Pillow; Bass: Mary Ann McSweeney; Guitar/Banjo/Ukelele: Brian Koonin; Drums/Percussion: Michael Keller
Video Projection Design: Jan Hartley
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Advertising: rave!; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Marketing: The Nancy Richards Group; Creative Consultant: Mary Pat Walsh; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Special thanks to the estate of Lillian Hellman and Mary McCarthy
Mary McCarthy
Lillian Hellman
The Man
A Woman
Abby Kaiser & Others
Leo & Others
Mrs. Stillman & Others
Beguine Dancer & Others
Fact & Others
Fiction & Others
Vic & Others
Fizzy & Others
Standby: Anne Allgood (A Woman), Dirk Lumbard (The Man) and Susan Pellegrino (Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy)

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Lyrics

2003 Nominee
Lyrics by Craig Carnelia
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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