MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 03, 2007
Closing Date
Jun 24, 2007
1st Preview
Apr 12, 2007
1st Preview
Apr 12, 2007
Previews
24
Performances
60
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Biltmore Theatre
(May 03, 2007 - Jun 24, 2007)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
Europe and America

Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Kurt Weill; Book by Alfred Uhry; Suggested by the letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya; Featuring songs with lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, Bertolt Brecht, Howard Dietz, Roger Fernay, Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner, Maurice Magre, Ogden Nash and Elmer Rice; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Additional Vocal Arrangements: Milton Granger
Directed by Harold Prince; Musical Staging by Patricia Birch; Assistant Choreographer: Deanna Dys
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Duncan Edwards; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jo Winiarski; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Assistant Scenic Design: Camille Connolly, Jessie Moore and Jason Lajka; Assistant Costume Design: Rebecca Lustig; Assistant Lighting Design: Brad King; Assistant Sound Design: Nathaniel Hare; Moving Light Programmer: Hillary Knox
MTC General Manager: Florie Seery; Company Manager: Seth Shepsle
MTC Production Manager: Ryan McMahon; Production Manager: Bridget Markov; Production Stage Manager: Joshua Halperin; Stage Manager: Jason Brouillard
Musical Supervisor: Kristen Blodgette; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Nicholas Archer; Associate Conductor: Stan Tucker; Piano: Nicholas Archer; Violin: Katherine Livolsi-Landau and Suzy Perelman; Viola: David Blinn; Cello: Mairi Dorman; Woodwinds: James Ercole and John Winder; Trumpet: Christian Jaudes; Bass: Jeff Cooper; Drums/Percussion: Billy Miller; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Mark Simon; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; MTC Director of Development: Jill Turner Lloyd; MTC Director of Marketing: Debra A. Waxman; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; MTC Director of Artistic Operations: Mandy Greenfield; MTC Director of Artistic Development: Paige Evans; Dance Captain: Ann Morrison; Dialect Consultant: Stephen Gabis; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Press Associate: Jim Byk, Aaron Meier, Heath Schwartz and Christine Olver
Tilly Losch
 
Brecht's Woman
Kurt Weill
Magistrate/Judge
 
Auditioner
Interviewer
 
Handyman
Brecht's Woman
 
Photographer
Lotte Lenya
Bertolt Brecht
 
Allen Lake
George Davis
Court Secretary
 
Brecht's Woman
 
Auditioner
Understudies: Edwin Cahill (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill), Erik Liberman (Bertolt Brecht), Ann Morrison (Lotte Lenya) and Graham Rowat (George Davis)
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Kurt Weill
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Speak Low
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Nanna's Lied
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Woman on Stairs
Kiddush
Weill's Family
Songs of the Rhineland
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Lenya's Family
Klops Lied (Meatball Song)
Kurt Weill
Berlin Im Licht
Lotte Lenya
Wooden Wedding
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Magistrate and Court Secretary
Tango Ballad
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Bertolt Brecht and Brecht's Women
Alabama Song
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Auditioners and Lotte Lenya
Girl of the Moment
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Ensemble
Moritat
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Bertolt Brecht, Lotte Lenya, Otto and Ensemble
Schickelgruber
(lyrics by Howard Dietz)
Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht
Come to Paris
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Ensemble
I Don't Love You
(lyrics by Maurice Magre)
Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?
(lyrics by Langston Hughes and Elmer Rice)
Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Alabama Song (Reprise)
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Lotte Lenya, Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
How Can You Tell an American
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Ensemble
Very, Very, Very
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill
It's Never Too Late to Mendelssohn
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Stenographer and Judge
Surabaya Johnny
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Lotte Lenya
Youkali
(lyrics by Roger Fernay)
Bertolt Brecht and Brecht's Women
Buddy on the Night Shift
(lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)
Allen Lake
That's Him
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill
Hosannah Rockefeller
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Bertolt Brecht and Brecht's Women
I Don't Love You (Reprise)
(lyrics by Maurice Magre)
Lotte Lenya and Kurt Weill
The Illusion Wedding Show
(lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner)
George Davis and Ensemble
It Never Was You
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Kurt Weill
A Bird of Passage
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Ensemble
September Song
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Lotte Lenya and George Davis

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Michael Cerveris
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Donna Murphy
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2007 Nominee
David Pittu
 

Best Orchestrations

2007 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Book by Alfred Uhry
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Michael Cerveris

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2007 Winner
Donna Murphy
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2007 Nominee
David Pittu
 

Outstanding Choreography

2007 Nominee
Musical Staging by Patricia Birch
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Orchestrations

2007 Winner
Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt
 

Outstanding Costume Design

2007 Nominee
Costume Design by Judith Dolan
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

2007 Nominee
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
 

Outstanding Sound Design

2007 Nominee
Sound Design by Duncan Edwards
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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