MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 12, 1987
Closing Date
May 18, 2003
1st Preview
Feb 28, 1987
1st Preview
Feb 28, 1987
Previews
11
Performances
6,680
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Mar 12, 1987 - Oct 14, 1990)
Imperial Theatre
(Oct 17, 1990 - May 18, 2003)

Setting
In France: Digne, 1815; Montreuil-Sur-Mer, 1823; Montfermeil, 1823; Paris, 1832.

Book by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil; Based on the novel by Victor Hugo; Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer; Original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel; Additional text by James Fenton; Music orchestrated by John Cameron; Musical Director: Robert Billig
Directed and Adapted by Trevor Nunn and John Caird; Associate Director: Richard Jay-Alexander
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou and Andreane Neofitou; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Andrew Bruce and Autograph; Assistant Costume Design: Richard Schurkamp; Assistant Lighting Design: Sarah Lambert; Associate Sound Design: Abe Jacob; Associate Scenic Design: Keith Gonzales
Executive Producer: Martin McCallum and Richard Jay-Alexander; General Manager: Alan Wasser; Associate Gen. Mgr: Barbara Seinfeld; Company Manager: Gordon G. Forbes; Associate Co. Mgr: Beth Riedmann
Production Stage Manager: Sam Stickler; Stage Manager: Mitchell Lemsky and Fredric Hanson; Technical Production Manager: John H. Paull, III
Conducted by Robert Billig; Musical Supervisor: Robert Billig; Concert Master: Louann Montesi; Violin: Fred Buldrini, Katherine Cash, Suzanne Ornstein, Marion Pinheiro, Marti Sweet, Mitsue Takayama and Mineko Yajima; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Cello: Batia Lieberman and Clay C. Ruede; Clarinet and Alto Saxophone: Mitchell Weiss; Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Flugelhorn: David Gale and Robert Zottola; Trumpet and Piccolo Trumpet: Pete Hyde; Bass Trombone: John Rojack; Guitar: Brian Koonin; Drums: Michael Hinton; Flute and Piccolo: Jacqueline Giat; Oboe and English Horn: Harriet Orenstein; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus, Victor Jaroway and Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Percussion: Howard Joines; Bass: Lindsey Horner; French Horn: Jerry W. Peel and Brooks Tillotson; Synthesizer: Jeffrey Silverman and Ross Allen
General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc. and Anne S. Abrams; Press Associate: Bert Fink, Merle Frimark, Marc Thibodeau and Dennis Crowley; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Casting Associate: Andrew M. Zerman; Advertising and Logo Design by Dewynters, Limited; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Production Photographer: Michael Le Poer Trench; U.S. Lighting Coordinator: Betsy Pool
Woman Worker
 
Old Woman
Woman Worker
 
Whore
 
Young Girl
Chain Gang
 
Marius
Chain Gang
 
Thénardier
Madame Thénardier
Farmer
 
Worker
 
Drinker
 
Courfeyrac
Bamatabois
 
Other Drinker
 
Grantaire
 
Chain Gang
Factory Girl
 
Whore
 
Other Drinker
 
Young Prostitute
Gavroche
John Dewar
Broadway Debut
Chain Gang
 
Worker
 
Sailor
 
Old Couple (Man)
 
Joly
Woman Worker
 
Whore
 
Diner
Innkeeper's Wife
 
Whore
 
Other Drinker
 
Old Beggar Woman
Fantine
Chain Gang
 
Foreman
 
Traveler
 
Combeferre
Whore
Feb 28, 1987 - circa. Jul 1988
 
Young Girl
Feb 28, 1987 - Sep 13, 1987
 
Young Couple (Woman)
Chain Gang
 
Sailor
 
Young Man
 
Feuilly
Whore
 
Cosette
Bishop of Digne
 
Diner
 
Lesgles
Marcus Lovett
Broadway Debut
Constable
 
Traveler
 
Babet
Thénardier's Gang
Michael Maguire
Broadway Debut
Chain Gang
 
Enjolras
Javert
Chain Gang
 
Sailor
 
Other Drinker
 
Brujon
Thénardier's Gang
Chrissie McDonald
Broadway Debut
Young Eponine
John Norman
Broadway Debut
Innkeeper
 
Drunk
 
Pimp
 
Jean Prouvaire
Frances Ruffelle
Broadway debut
Whore
Feb 28, 1987 - Sep 13, 1987
 
Eponine
Feb 28, 1987 - Sep 13, 1987
Alex Santoriello
Broadway Debut
Chain Gang
 
Labourer
 
Young Couple (Man)
 
Montparnasse
Thénardier's Gang
Woman Worker
 
Crone
 
Old Couple (Woman)
Constable
 
Pimp
 
Fauchelevent
 
Other Drinker
 
Claquesous
Thénardier's Gang
Donna Vivino
Broadway Debut
Young Cosette
Jean Valjean
Understudies: Cindy Benson (Madame Thénardier), Jane Bodle (Cosette), Brandy Brown (Young Cosette, Young Eponine), Anthony Crivello (Javert), Ann Crumb (Fantine), John Dewar (Bishop of Digne), Joanna Glushak (Fantine), Susan Goodman (Madame Thénardier), Paul Harman (Jean Valjean, Enjolras), Kelli James (Gavroche, Eponine), Gretchen Kingsley-Weihe (Eponine, Cosette), Joseph Kolinski (Marius, Enjolras), Norman Large (Javert, Thénardier), Marcus Lovett (Marius), Kevin Marcum (Jean Valjean), Chrissie McDonald (Young Cosette), John Norman (Thénardier), R. D. Robb (Gavroche) and Steve Shocket (Bishop of Digne)

Broadway Theatre (Mar 12, 1987 - Oct 14, 1990)

Resident Director: Jason Moore
Company Manager: Robert Nolan; Executive Producer: David Caddick; Assistant Co. Mgr: Cassidy J. Briggs
Production Supervisor: Sam Stickler
Associate Conductor: Matthew Sklar and Dan Riddle (Jul 1994 - ?); Violin: Sasha Vselensky; Keyboard: Dan Riddle (Jul 1994 - ?); Bass Trombone: John Rojak
Photographer: Joan Marcus; Casting Associate: Tara Rubin

Cast

Marius
circa. Feb 1997 - circa. Mar 1997
Fantine
Jan 15, 1990 - ?
Other Drinker
Chain Gang
 
Grantaire
Nov 1987 - Jun 1988
 
Bamatabois
 
Other Drinker
Gavroche
Alternate
Young Cosette
Alternate
 
Young Eponine
Alternate
Female Ensemble
Fantine
Jan 17, 1989 - ?
 
Drinker
Brujon
Thénardier's Gang
Javert
Nov 30, 1987 - ?
 
Javert
Mar 14, 1988 - ?
 
Bishop of Digne
Female Ensemble
Young Cosette
Alternate
 
Young Eponine
Alternate
Javert
Babet
Thénardier's Gang
Female Ensemble
 
Madame Thénardier
Gavroche
 
Young Girl
Thénardier
 
Claquesous
Thénardier's Gang
Pete Herber
Broadway debut
Lesgles
 
Constable
Eponine
Sep 15, 1987 - circa. Jul 1988
Enjolras
Montparnasse
Thénardier's Gang
Montparnasse
Thénardier's Gang
 
Diner
 
Lesgles
Javert
Jan 17, 1989 - ?
Gavroche
Javert
Jan 18, 1988 - ?
 
Thénardier
 
Constable
Feuilly
Female Ensemble
 
Factory Girl
Young Cosette
Alternate
Female Ensemble
Fantine
Jul 19, 1988 - ?
Young Cosette
Alternate
 
Young Eponine
Alternate
Jean Valjean
Nov 30, 1987 - ?
Eponine
circa. Mar 1990 - ?
Marius
Cosette
1990 - ?
Brujon
Thénardier's Gang
Aug 02, 1990 - May 15, 2003
Female Ensemble
Gavroche
Combeferre
Babet
Thénardier's Gang
Female Ensemble
 
Factory Girl
Feuilly
Javert
Jan 15, 1990 - ?
Alex Santoriello
Broadway Debut
Drinker
Jean Valjean
Jan 13, 1990 - ?
Cosette
Jean Valjean
Alternate
 
Brujon
Thénardier's Gang
Chain Gang
 
Sailor
 
Other Drinker
 
Brujon
Thénardier's Gang
Jean Valjean
May 30, 1988 - Jul 1989
Bishop of Digne
Jean Valjean
Jul 03, 1989 - ?
Jean Prouvaire
Eponine
Jul 1988 - ?
Marius
Young Cosette
Alternate
 
Young Eponine
Alternate
Understudies: Stephen Bogardus (Javert), Cissy Lee Cates (Cosette), Anny De Gange (Madame Thénardier), Diane Della Piazza (Madame Thénardier), Daisy Eagan (Gavroche), Willy Falk (Marius), Jean Fitzgibbons (Fantine, Madame Thénardier), Lisa Ann Grant (Eponine), Adam Heller (Thénardier), David Jon (Gavroche), Bruce Kuhn (Thénardier), Kim Lindsay (Eponine, Cosette), Janene Lovullo (Fantine), Olga Merediz (Madame Thénardier), Jessica Molaskey (Madame Thénardier), Cissy Rebich (Cosette), Joel Robertson (Jean Valjean), John Ruess (Marius), Anne Marie Runolfsson (Fantine), Raymond Saar (Enjolras, Marius), Marcie Shaw (Madame Thénardier), J.C. Sheets (Jean Valjean) and John Norman Thomas (Thénardier)

Imperial Theatre (Oct 17, 1990 - May 18, 2003)

Associate Producer: Martin McCallum
Musical Director: James May and Constantine Kitsopoulos (circa. May 2002 - ?)
Associate Director: Ken Caswell
Assistant Costume Design: Noel Howard; Assistant Lighting Design: Ted Mather and Kenneth Posner; Associate Sound Design: Mark Menard
Associate Gen. Mgr: Allan Williams; Company Manager: Robert Nolan and Mark S. Andrews; Assistant Co. Mgr: Harriett Kittner
Production Stage Manager: Marybeth Abel and Gregg N. Kirsopp; 1st Assistant Stage Manager: Bryan Landrine; Stage Manager: Jim Athens, Brent Peterson, Thom Schilling and Mary Fran Loftus; Production Technical Manager: Jake Bell; Associate Prod. Mgr: Marie Barrett and Jake Bell; 2nd Assistant Stage Manager Charlene Speyerer
Assistant Conductor: Beth Fremgen (Jan 1992 - Oct 1997), Sariva Goetz and Lawrence Yurman; Conducted by Dale Rieling, Jason Howland, Constantine Kitsopoulos (Apr 2002 - ?) and James May; Associate Conductor: Robert Meffe, Jim Laev (Jan 1992 - Oct 1997) and Robert Meffe (Apr 2002 - ?); Concert Master: Mineko Yajima and Sean Carney; Keyboards: Sariva Goetz (Apr 2002 - ?), Robert Meffe (Apr 2002 - ?), Jim Laev and Lawrence Yurman; Violin: Katherine Livolsi-Stern (Apr 2002 - ?), Richard Henrickson (Apr 2002 - ?), Lori Miller (Apr 2002 - ?), Sean Carney, Myra Segal, Mitchell Stern and Marilyn Reynolds; Viola: Sam Kephart (Apr 2002 - ?), Kathleen Foster (Apr 2002 - ?), Jennie Hansen, Mitsue Takayama and Brian Zenone; Cello: David W. Moore (Apr 2002 - ?); Flute and Piccolo: Joseph Piscitelli (Apr 2002 - ?); Oboe and English Horn: Kaethe Durham (Apr 2002 - ?); French Horn: Patricia Hackbarth (Apr 2002 - ?), Katherine Canfield (Apr 2002 - ?) and Daniel Culpepper; Bass: Brian Hamm (Apr 2002 - ?); Drums: William Lanham (Mar 1991 - ?); Percussion: Mark Belair (1991 - ?); Concertmistress: Marilyn Reynolds; Electronic Music Design & Programming: Music Arts Technologies, Inc.
Dance Captain: David Benoit, Randy Glass and Sam Scalamoni; Press Representative: Michael S. Borowski; Resident Director: Jason Moore; Hair and Wig Coordinator: Helen Gregor; General Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Promotions: The Walton Group (1996 - Aug 2002) and Hugh Hysell Communications (Aug 2002 - ?)

Cast

Young Cosette
Alternate
 
Young Eponine
Alternate
 
Whore
 
Woman Worker
Innkeeper's Wife
 
Whore
 
Madame Thénardier
Paul A. Avedisian
Broadway debut
Enjolras
 
Constable
 
Diner
 
Lesgles
Fantine
Madame Thénardier
Jan 15, 1990 - ?
Female Ensemble
Female Ensemble
Bishop of Digne
 
Diner
 
Montparnasse
Thénardier's Gang
Feuilly
Young Couple (Man)
 
Montparnasse
Thénardier's Gang
 
Labourer
 
Chain Gang
Fantine
Sep 07, 1999 - ?
Eponine
Enjolras
Chain Gang