MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 27, 1982
Closing Date
Sep 04, 1983
Performances
747
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Royale Theatre
(Jan 27, 1982 - Sep 04, 1983)

Originally directed by Frank Dunlop at the The Young Vic (Frank Dunlop: Director); Originally directed at Ford's Theatre in the United States by James D. Waring; Originally choreographed at Ford's Theatre in the United States by Wayne Cilento
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice; Book by Tim Rice; Music arranged by Martin Silvestri and Jeremy Stone; Music orchestrated by Martin Silvestri and Jeremy Stone; Musical Director: David Friedman
Directed by Tony Tanner; Choreographed by Tony Tanner
Scenic Design by Karl Eigsti; Lighting Design by Barry Arnold; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Wig Design by Charles LoPresto; Beaded Headpieces Designed by Paige Southard; Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Toni Goldin; Assistant to Ms. Dolan: Danajean Cicerchi; Assistant to Mr. Eigsti: Tom Cariello
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Helen V. Meier
Production Stage Manager: Michael Martorella; Stage Manager: John Fennessy; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Ganzer
Musical Supervisor: Martin Silvestri and Jeremy Stone; Assistant Conductor: Allen Cohen; Copyist: Music Services Int'l, Ltd.; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Earl Shendell
Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Dance Captain: Joni Masella; Asst. to the Choreographer: Joni Masella; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Jon Wilner
Joseph
Jan 27, 1982 - Jun 23, 1982
Potiphar
 
Ishmaelite
Narrator
Jan 27, 1982 - Nov 30, 1982
Pharaoh
 
Ishmaelite
Benjamin
Reuben
Mrs. Potiphar
Napthali
Asher
Chorus Woman
Chorus Woman
Simeon
 
Butler
Chorus Woman
Chorus Woman
Judah
Issachar
Chorus Woman
Chorus Woman
Chorus Woman
 
Baker
Zebulon
Chorus Woman
Understudies: David Asher (Jacob), Kenneth Bryan (Potiphar, Ishmaelite), Rosalyn Rahn (Narrator), James Rich (Pharaoh, Ishmaelite) and Doug Voet (Joseph)

Royale Theatre (Jan 27, 1982 - Sep 04, 1983)

Assistant Conductor: Michael Tornick
Dance Captain: Stephen Hope; Press Representative: Francine L. Trevens and Eileen McMahon

Cast

Joseph
Mar 06, 1983 - Sep 04, 1983
Joseph
Jun 24, 1982 - Nov 30, 1982
Joseph
Dec 01, 1982 - Jan 12, 1983
Joseph
Jan 13, 1983 - Mar 05, 1983
Issachar
Benjamin
Narrator
Dec 01, 1982 - Sep 04, 1983
Napthali
 
Baker
Chorus Woman
Apache Dancer
Role was cut during previews
Chorus Woman
Asher
Ishmaelite
 
Pharaoh
Chorus Woman
Understudies: Michael Howell Deane (Jacob), John Ganzer (Joseph), Dorothy Tancredi (Narrator) and Barry Tarallo (Pharaoh)
music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Tim Rice
Act 1
Sung By
Jacob and Sons / Joseph's Coat
Narrator, Brothers, Jacob, Joseph and Women
Joseph's Dreams
Narrator, Joseph and Brothers
Poor, Poor Joseph
Narrator, Brothers and Women
One More Angel in Heaven
Levi and Brothers
Potiphar
Narrator, Women, Mrs. Potiphar, Potiphar and Joseph
Close Every Door
Joseph and Women
Stone the Crows
Narrator, Pharaoh, Joseph, Women and Men
Pharaoh's Story
Narrator and Women
Act 2
Sung By
Poor Poor Pharaoh / Song of the King
Narrator, Pharaoh, Women and Men
Pharaoh's Dream Explained
Joseph, Women and Men
Stone the Crows
Narrator, Pharaoh, Joseph, Women and Men
Those Canaan Days
Reuben and Brothers
The Brothers Came to Egypt / Grovel, Grovel
Narrator, Brothers, Joseph and Women
Who's the Thief?
Joseph, Brothers and Women
Benjamin Calypso
Napthali and Brothers
Joseph All the Time
Narrator, Joseph, Brothers and Women
Jacob in Egypt
Joseph, Brothers and Women
Any Dream Will Do
Joseph and Company
May I Return to the Beginning
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

 

Best Book of a Musical

1982 Nominee
Book by Tim Rice
 

Best Original Score

1982 Nominee
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1982 Nominee
Bill Hutton
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1982 Nominee
Laurie Beechman
 

Best Choreography

1982 Nominee
Choreographed by Tony Tanner
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1982 Nominee
Directed by Tony Tanner

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1982 Nominee
Laurie Beechman
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1982 Nominee
Directed by Tony Tanner

Theatre World

Award

1982 Recipient
Laurie Beechman
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