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Jane Eyre   

Brooks Atkinson Theatre, (12/10/2000 - 6/10/2001)
First Preview: Nov 09, 2000 Total Previews: 36
Opening Date: Dec 10, 2000    
Closing Date: Jun 10, 2001 Total Performances: 209

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: England: Gateshead Hall, Lowood School, Thornfield Hall and the surrounding Yorkshire Moors. 1840s.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Annette Niemtzow, Janet Robinson, Pamela Koslow and Margaret McFeely Golden; Produced in association with Jennifer Manocherian and Carolyn Kim McCarthy; Associate Producer: Alison Farquhar
American Premiere of Jane Eyre produced by LaJolla Playhouse (Michael Greif, Artistic Director; Terrence Dwyer, Managing Director)
Book by John Caird; Music by Paul Gordon; Lyrics by Paul Gordon; Additional lyrics by John Caird; Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë; Musical Director: Steven Tyler; Vocal and incidental music arrangements: Steven Tyler; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman
Directed by John Caird and Scott Schwartz
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Mark Menard and Tom Clark; Projection Design by John Napier, Lisa Podgur Cuscuna, Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Associate Scenic Design: Keith Gonzales
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Diana L. Fairbanks
Production Stage Manager: Lori M. Doyle; Stage Manager: Debra A. Acquavella
Conducted by Steven Tyler; Associate Conductor: David Gursky; Music Contractor: Eugene Bianco; Concert Master: Regis Iandiorio; Violin: Rebekah J. Johnson and Mineko Yajima; Cello: Leo Grinhauz; Bass: Mark Vanderpoel; Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo, Soprano Recorder: Helen Campo; Clarinet, Bass Clarinet: John J. Moses; Oboe, English Horn: Brian Greene; French Horn: Jerry W. Peel; Trumpet, Flugelhorn: Thomas Hoyt; Percussion: William Hayes; Keyboard: David Gursky, Antony Geralis and Steven Withers
Computerized scenic effects by SMI
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates and Tara Rubin; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
James Barbour
Edward Fairfax Rochester
Marla Schaffel
Jane Eyre
Mary Stout
Mrs. Fairfax
Nell Balaban
Grace Poole
Amy Eshton
Andrea Bowen
Marje Bubrosa
The Gypsy
Stephen R. Buntrock
Mr. Eshton
St. John Rivers
Elizabeth DeGrazia
Blanche Ingram
Bruce Dow
Gina Ferrall
Mrs. Reed
Lady Ingram
Bonnie Gleicher
Rita Glynn
Gina Lamparella
Louisa Eshton
Marguerite MacIntyre
Miss Scatcherd
Mrs. Dent
Lisa Musser
Young Jane
Bill Nolte
Richard Mason
Jayne Paterson
Helen Burns
Mary Ingram
Don Richard
Mr. Brocklehurst
Colonel Dent
Lee Zarrett
Young John Reed
Young Lord Ingram
Swings: Sandy Binion, Bradley Dean and Erica Schroeder
Understudies: Nell Balaban (Blanche Ingram), Sandy Binion (Bertha, Grace Poole, Louisa Eshton, Mrs. Fairfax, Mrs. Reed), Stephen R. Buntrock (Edward Fairfax Rochester), Bradley Dean (Edward Fairfax Rochester, Mr. Brocklehurst, Robert), Bruce Dow (Mr. Brocklehurst, Richard Mason), Bonnie Gleicher (Adele, Young Jane, Young John Reed), Rita Glynn (Adele, Young Jane, Young John Reed), Gina Lamparella (Blanche Ingram, Helen Burns, Jane Eyre), Jayne Paterson (Jane Eyre), Don Richard (Richard Mason), Erica Schroeder (Grace Poole, Helen Burns, Louisa Eshton, Mrs. Reed) and Lee Zarrett (Robert)
Tony Award®
2001 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Annette Niemtzow, Janet Robinson, Pamela Koslow and Margaret McFeely Golden; Produced in association with Jennifer Manocherian and Carolyn Kim McCarthy
2001 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by John Caird
2001 Best Original Score [nominee]
Additional lyrics by John Caird; Lyrics by Paul Gordon; Music by Paul Gordon
2001 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Marla Schaffel
2001 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Peggy Eisenhauer
2001 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Jules Fisher
Drama Desk Award
winner 2001 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Marla Schaffel
music by Paul Gordon; lyrics by Paul Gordon
ACT 1 Sung By
The Orphan Jane Eyre
Children of God Schoolgirls, Mr. Brocklehurst, Mrs. Reed, Miss Scatcherd and Ensemble
Forgiveness Helen Burns, Young Jane and Jane Eyre
The Graveyard Jane Eyre, Young Jane and Ensemble
Sweet Liberty Jane Eyre and Ensemble
Perfectly Nice Mrs. Fairfax, Adele and Jane Eyre
As Good As You Edward Fairfax Rochester
Secret Soul Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
The Finer Things Blanche Ingram
Oh How You Look In The Light Edward Fairfax Rochester, Blanche Ingram and Ensemble
The Pledge Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Sirens Edward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre and Bertha
ACT 2 Sung By
Things Beyond This Earth Ensemble
Painting Her Portrait Jane Eyre
In The Light Of The Virgin Morning Jane Eyre and Blanche Ingram
The Gypsy The Gypsy
The Proposal Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Slip of a Girl Mrs. Fairfax, Jane Eyre, Robert and Adele
The Wedding Ensemble
Wild Boy Edward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre, Bertha and Ensemble
Sirens (Reprise) Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Farewell Good Angel Edward Fairfax Rochester
Forgiveness (Reprise) Mrs. Reed, Jane Eyre and Ensemble
The Voice Across The Moors St. John Rivers, Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester
Poor Master Mrs. Fairfax and Jane Eyre
Brave Enough For Love Jane Eyre, Edward Fairfax Rochester and Ensemble