MusicalDramaOperaTragedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 08, 2002
Closing Date
Jun 29, 2003
1st Preview
Nov 29, 2002
1st Preview
Nov 29, 2002
Previews
12
Performances
228
MusicalDramaOperaTragedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Dec 08, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)

Description
An opera in four acts.

Setting
Paris. 1957.

This production premiered at the The Curran Theatre (under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays and Scott Nederlander); Originally commissioned and presented by Opera Australia on July 28, 1990 at The Sydney Opera House
Music by Giacomo Puccini; Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica; Based on "Scènes de la vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger; Musical Director: Constantine Kitsopoulos; Music orchestrated by Nicholas Kitsopoulos
Directed by Baz Luhrmann; Associate Director: David Crooks; Resident Director: Heidi Miami Marshall
Scenic Design by Catherine Martin; Costume Design by Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie; Lighting Design by Nigel Levings; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Associate Scenic Design: Prisque Salvi; Hair Design by Aldo Signoretti; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Make-Up Design: Lisa R. Zomer; Assistant Lighting Design: Doreen Tighe and Dale Knoth
General Manager: John S. Corker; Company Manager: Brig Berney; Executive Producer: Noel Staunton and Adam Silberman; Assistant Co. Mgr: A. Scott Falk
Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Stage Manager: Kelly Martindale; Assistant Stage Mgr: Maximo Torres
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Principal Conductor: Constantine Kitsopoulos; Artistic Administrator for the Music Department: Katherine M. Olsen; Copyist: Miller Music Services; Associate Conductor: Chip Prince; Chorus Master / Assistant Conductor: Douglas Martin; Concert Master: Dale Stuckenbruck; Violin: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Uli Speth, Cecilia Hobbs Gardner, Bob Zubrycki, Sylvia D'Avanzo, Ming Yeh, Kathy Livolsi and John Connelly; Viola: Sarah Adams and Maxine Roach; Cello: Roger Shell and Chungsun Kim; Bass: Joe Bongiorno; Flute/Piccolo: Bob Bush; Oboe/English Horn: Lynne Cohen; Clarinet: Jon Manasse; Clarinet/Bass Clarinet: Larry Guy; Bassoon: Jeffrey Marchand; Trumpet: Carl Albach, Chuck Olsen and Kenny DeCarlo; Trombone: Matthew Ingman; French Horn: Chris Komer and Zohar Schondorf; Timpani/Percussion: Dean Witten; Keyboard: Warren "Chip" Prince and Karl Mansfield
Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Movement Coordinator: Mark T. Swanhart; Additional casting by David Crooks and Helga Schmidt; Key Artwork Photography: Douglas Kirkland; Production Photography: Sue Adler; Graphic Art Designer: Silvana Azzi; Press Associate: Amy Jacobs and Juliana Hannett
Rodolfo
a poet
Alternate
Marcello
a painter
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Musetta
Marcello's sometime lover
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Marcello
a painter
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Parpignol
a toy seller
Rodolfo
a poet
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Benoit
the landlord
Mimi
a seamstress
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Mimi
a seamstress
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Rodolfo
a poet
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Schaunard
a musician
Mimi
a seamstress
Alternate
Colline
a philosopher
Musetta
Marcello's sometime lover
Alternate
Alcindoro
a wealthy Englishman incognito
Customs Officer
 
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Sergeant
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Children's Chorus
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Children's Chorus
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Swing: Joseph Kaiser
Understudies: Christine Arand (Musetta), Janinah Burnett (Mimi), Sean Cooper (Colline), Dan Entriken (Benoit), Graham Fandrei (Marcello, Schaunard), Jennifer Goode (Musetta), Adam Grupper (Alcindoro), Timothy Jerome (Benoit, Alcindoro), Joseph Kaiser (Marcello, Schaunard), Peter Lockyer (Rodolfo), Morgan Moody (Colline) and Mark Womack (Marcello, Schaunard)

Broadway Theatre (Dec 08, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)

Cast

Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Scenic Design

2003 Winner
Scenic Design by Catherine Martin
 

Best Costume Design

2003 Nominee
Costume Design by Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie

Best Lighting Design

2003 Winner
Lighting Design by Nigel Levings
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2003 Nominee
Directed by Baz Luhrmann
 

Best Orchestrations

2003 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Nicholas Kitsopoulos
 

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2003 Nominee
Wei Huang
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2003 Nominee
Directed by Baz Luhrmann

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2003 Winner
Scenic Design by Catherine Martin
 

Outstanding Costume Design

2003 Nominee
Costume Design by Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie

Outstanding Lighting Design

2003 Winner
Lighting Design by Nigel Levings

Outstanding Sound Design

2003 Winner
Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners
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