Opening Date
Dec 10, 2000
Closing Date
Jun 10, 2001
1st Preview
Nov 09, 2000
1st Preview
Nov 09, 2000


Brooks Atkinson Theatre
(Dec 10, 2000 - Jun 10, 2001)

England: Gateshead Hall, Lowood School, Thornfield Hall and the surrounding Yorkshire Moors. 1840s.

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
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; Assistant Director: Jayne Paterson
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; Assistant Costume Design: Devon Painter; Assistant Lighting Design: Bobby Harrell
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Diana L. Fairbanks; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jacob Hauser
Production Stage Manager: Lori M. Doyle; Stage Manager: Debra A. Acquavella; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Sugarman
Conducted by Steven Tyler; Associate Conductor: David Gursky; Assistant Conductor: Antony Geralis; 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; Synthesizer Programmer: Music Arts Technologies, Inc.
Computerized scenic effects by SMI
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates and Tara Rubin; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc. and SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Edward Fairfax Rochester
Jane Eyre
Mrs. Fairfax
Grace Poole
Amy Eshton
The Gypsy
Mr. Eshton
St. John Rivers
Blanche Ingram
Mrs. Reed
Lady Ingram
Louisa Eshton
Miss Scatcherd
Mrs. Dent
Young Jane
Richard Mason
Helen Burns
Mary Ingram
Mr. Brocklehurst
Colonel Dent
Young John Reed
Young Lord Ingram
Understudies: Nell Balaban (Blanche Ingram), Sandy Binion (Mrs. Fairfax, Mrs. Reed, Grace Poole, Bertha, Louisa Eshton), 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 (Jane Eyre, Helen Burns, Blanche Ingram), Jayne Paterson (Jane Eyre), Don Richard (Richard Mason), Erica Schroeder (Mrs. Reed, Helen Burns, Grace Poole, Louisa Eshton) and Lee Zarrett (Robert)

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Dec 10, 2000 - Jun 10, 2001)

Associate Producer: Rebecca J. Wangner
Associate Director: Jayne Paterson
Understudies: Nell Balaban (Mrs. Fairfax, Helen Burns, Bertha, Young John Reed) and Erica Schroeder (Blanche Ingram)
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
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
Edward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre and Bertha
Act 2
Sung By
Things Beyond This Earth
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
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

Tony Award®


Best Musical

2001 Nominee ; Produced in association with Jennifer Manocherian and Carolyn Kim McCarthy
Produced by Annette Niemtzow , Janet Robinson , Pamela Koslow and Margaret McFeely Golden

Best Book of a Musical

2001 Nominee
Book by John Caird

Best Original Score

2001 Nominee
Additional lyrics by John Caird
Music by Paul Gordon
Lyrics by Paul Gordon

Best Actress in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Marla Schaffel

Best Lighting Design

2001 Nominee
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2001 Winner
Marla Schaffel
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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