MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 14, 1988
Closing Date
May 15, 1988
1st Preview
Mar 29, 1988
1st Preview
Mar 29, 1988
Previews
19
Performances
37
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Music Box Theatre
(Apr 14, 1988 - May 15, 1988)

Setting
A Manhattan apartment. 6:00 A.M., one winter morning / 11:15 P.M., four months later.

Book by Jerry Colker; Lyrics by Jerry Colker; Music by Michael Rupert; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Musical Director: Tom Fay; Dance arrangements by Tom Fay; Vocal arrangements by Tom Fay
Directed by Andrew Cadiff; Choreographed by Grover Dale; Assistant Choreographer: Stephen Jay
Scenic Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Projection Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Multi-Image Production by Nelson & Sixta; Hair Design by Phyllis Della Illien
Production Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Technical Supervisor: Peter Fulbright; Stage Manager: Michael F. Wolf and C.C. Cary; Assistant Stage Mgr: Larry Collis
Musical Supervisor: Paul Gemignani; Conducted by Tom Fay; Music Contractor: Paul Gemignani; Assistant Conductor: Henry Aronson; Piano: Henry Aronson; Cello: Wendy Brennan and Evalyn Steinboch; Woodwinds: Vincent DellaRocca and Dale Kleps; Drummer: Norbert Goldberg; Violin/Viola: Jill Jaffe; Guitar: Scott Kuney; Bass: Douglas Romoff
Press Representative: The Joshua Ellis Office; Casting: Eleanor Albano and Susan Chieco; Managerial Associate: Jim Brandeberry; Dance Captain: Stephen Jay; Advertising: Grey Entertainment & Media; Photographer: Ron Scherl
Dana
Franklin
Radio Singer
 
Mama Utility
 
Brunhilda
 
Operator
 
Lois T. Wertshafter
 
Pitchperson
Power Lady
 
Gypsy
 
Harmony Steinberg
 
Pitchperson
LIFE Exec.
 
Assistant
 
Con Ed Man
 
Boy Scout
 
Craterface Callahan
 
Pitchperson
LIFE Exec.
 
Assistant
 
Con Ed Man
 
I.R.S. Auditor
 
Takeuchi Fujimoto
 
Pitchperson
Kathy Sue Binger
 
Power Lady
 
Democratic Party Delegate
 
Candi Suwinski
 
Pitchperson
Radio Announcer
 
LIFE Exec.
 
Billy Ray Binger
 
Con Ed Man
 
Hunter
 
Mr. Stansbury
 
Pitchman
 
Pitchperson
Standby: Jerry Colker (Alex), Larry Collis (Max), Milton Craig Nealy (Franklin) and Michele Pawk (Dana, Sandi)
music by Michael Rupert; lyrics by Jerry Colker
Act 1
Sung By
Monolithic Madness
Alex
Gone So Long
Radio Singer
Hit the Ground Running
Dana and Alex
It's Your Life
LIFE Execs
Cookin' with Steam
Franklin
It's Just a Question of Technique
Sandi and Alex
It's None of My Business
Max
Crazy World
Dana
Ambivalent Rag
Alex
It's Your Life II
LIFE Execs
You Better Get Outta Town
Kathy Sue Binger, Billy Ray Binger and Assistiants
We're Gonna Turn Off Your Juice
Power Ladies, Mama Utility and Con Ed Men
The World Set on Fire by a Black and a Jew
Franklin and Alex
Where are You / Where Am I?
Dana
Family Ties
Max
One Lost Weekend
Sandi, Alex and Dana
Junk Mail / Disconnected
Ensemble
Helplessness at Midnight
Radio Singer
What Have You Been Doing for the Past Ten Years
Alex and Ensemble
A Blank Piece of Paper
Alex
Act 2
Sung By
Sweepstakes
Alex, Pitchman and Pitchpeople
It's Getting Harder to Love You
Dana and Pitchwomen
Publish Your Book
Sandi, Alex and Pitchpeople
Ambivalent Rag II
Alex
Pages of My Diary
Dana, Alex and Pitchwomen
One Step at a Time / Ambivalent Rag III
Alex and Pitchpeople
Don't Count on It
Sandi and Alex
Friends for Life
Franklin and Alex
Twenty-Nine Years Ago
Max and Alex
Crazy World (Reprise)
Alex
Sweepsteakes (Reprise)
Pitchpeople
A Blank Piece of Paper (Reprise)
Alex
Crazy World (Reprise)
Alex and Dana

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Choreography

1988 Nominee
Choreographed by Grover Dale

Theatre World

Award

1988 Recipient
Brian Mitchell
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