MusicalPuppetsOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 24, 1996
Closing Date
Jan 05, 1997
1st Preview
Nov 06, 1996
1st Preview
Nov 06, 1996
Previews
20
Performances
49
MusicalPuppetsOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Nov 24, 1996 - Jan 05, 1997)

Book by Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal; Music by Elliot Goldenthal; Based on a tale by Horacio Quirogà; Latin Text Chosen and Arranged by Elliot Goldenthal; Original lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal; Musical Director: Richard Cordova
Directed by Julie Taymor; Assistant Director: Kamyar Atabai
Scenic Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor; Costume Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Mask Design by Julie Taymor; Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson
Stage Manager: Jeff Lee; Assistant Stage Mgr: Elizabeth Burgess and Steve "Doc" Zorthian; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Richard Cordova; Keyboards: Richard Martinez and Bruce Williamson; Percussion: Geoffrey Gordon and Valerie Naranjo; Violin: Svetoslav J. Slavov; Didjeridu, Wind Instruments: Susan Rawcliffe; Trumpet, Didjeridu: John C. Thomas; Tuba: Ray Stewart; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh; Pyrotechnics by Bill Horton
LCT Director of Marketing and Special Projects: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Casting: Jay Binder; LCT Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Dialect Coach: Nico Castel
Mother (Dancer)
 
Old Woman
 
Ensemble
 
Juan (Puppet)
 
Drunken Man
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mother (Vocalist)
 
Ensemble
Juan (Boy)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Juan (Puppet)
 
Drunken Woman
 
Green Dwarf
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Ballad of Return Soloist
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Juan (Puppet)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Green Dwarf
 
Marie Posa
 
Ensemble
Señor Toledo
 
Ensemble
Circus Barker
 
Street Singer
 
Ensemble
Mr. Bones
 
Schoolteacher
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Kristofer Batho (Señor Toledo), Tom Flynn (Hunter, Mr. Bones, Schoolteacher, Circus Barker, Street Singer), Andrea Kane (Mother (Dancer), Old Woman, Marie Posa), Irma-Estel LaGuerre (Mother (Vocalist)) and Khalid Rivera (Juan (Boy))
music by Elliot Goldenthal; lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal
(Unless otherwise noted)
Prologue
Agnus Dei
Chorus
Lacrymosa
Chorus, Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Mr. Bones Fanfare
Mr. Bones
Jaguar Cub Approach
Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Mr. Bones' Two-Step
Mr. Bones
The Hunter's Entrance
Gloria
Chorus, Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Initiation
A Round at Midnight
Sanctus
Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
School
Juan (Boy)
Recordare
Mother (Dancer), Mother (Vocalist), Juan (Boy) and Chorus
Carnaval
Circus Barker
Lullabye
Street Singer
Trance
(lyrics by Horacio Quirogà)
Juan (Boy)
Dies Irae
Circus Barker, Chorus, Juan (Boy), Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Lacrymosa II/Retribution
Chorus, Juan (Boy), Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
The Ballad of Return
Ballad of Return Soloist

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Original Musical Score

1997 Nominee
Music by Elliot Goldenthal
Lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal
 

Best Scenic Design

1997 Nominee
Scenic Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor
 

Best Lighting Design

1997 Nominee
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1997 Nominee
Directed by Julie Taymor

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Revival of a Musical

 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

1997 Nominee
Scenic Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1997 Nominee
Costume Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1997 Nominee
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
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