MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 20, 1983
Closing Date
Dec 03, 1983
1st Preview
Oct 20, 1983
1st Preview
Oct 20, 1983
Previews
34
Performances
17
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Minskoff Theatre
(Nov 20, 1983 - Dec 03, 1983)

Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization; Theatre Operated by James M. Nederlander
Libretto by Patricia Michaels; Music by Jeanne Napoli, Doug Frank, Gary Portnoy, Beth Lawrence and Norman Thalheimer; Lyrics by Jeanne Napoli, Doug Frank, Gary Portnoy, Beth Lawrence and Norman Thalheimer; Musical Director: Steven Margoshes; Music arranged by Steven Margoshes; Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston; Additional orchestrations by Donald Johnston and Alan Leichtling; Additional Dance Arrangements by Ronald Melrose
Directed by Kenny Ortega; Choreographed by Kenny Ortega; Assistant Director: Greg Smith; Assistant Choreographer: Veda Jackson
Scenic Design by Tom H. John; Costume Design by Joseph G. Aulisi; Lighting Design by Marcia Madeira; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Phyllis Della; Marilyn's Make-Up Design by Vince Bonelli; Set Decoration by Robert J. Franco; Marilyn's wigs maintained by Joseph Dal Corso; Facial Products supplied by Formula 405
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris Associates; Company Manager: Jean Rocco; Assistant Co. Mgr: Thomas P. Santopietro
Production Stage Manager: Steve Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Sherry Cohen; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris
Musical Supervisor: Steven Margoshes; Music Consultant: Fred Bestall and Lance Reynolds; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Assistant Conductor: Donald Rebic
Flowers courtesy of Act IV Florist
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Juvenile Casting: Audrey Stier Adams; Consulting Producer: Janet Robinson; Dance Captain: Ivson Polk; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Promotions: Peter W. Duke Associates, Inc.; Furs by De'Cor Furs, Inc.; Marilyn's white mink by Ben Kahn Furs; Press Associate: Peter Cromarty and Sam Rudy
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe
Factory Girl
 
Louella
 
Ensemble
Joe DiMaggio
Destiny
Ensemble
Ensemble
Young Norma Jean
Ensemble
Asistant Director
 
Acting Coach
 
Ensemble
Serviceman
 
Director
 
Ensemble
Factory Girl
 
Hairdresser
 
Ensemble
Jim Dougherty
Ensemble
Tommy
Camera Man
 
Ensemble
Arthur Miller
Ensemble
Ensemble
Photographer
Destiny
Sis
 
Babs
Factory Girl
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Studio Head
Designer
 
Ensemble
Strasberg
 
Ensemble
Destiny
Factory Girl
 
Hedda
 
Ensemble
Factory Girl
 
Coach
 
Companion
 
Ensemble
Serviceman
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Andrew Charles (Photographer), Gary-Michael Davies (Joe DiMaggio), Deborah Dotson (Destiny), Christine Gradl (Sis), Mitchell Greenberg (Arthur Miller), James Haskins (Jim Dougherty), Sarah Litzsinger (Young Norma Jean), Marguerite Lowell (Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe), Michael Rivera (Destiny), Steve Shocket (Agent, Studio Head) and Mark Ziebell (Destiny, Tommy)
music by Beth Lawrence and Norman Thalheimer; lyrics by Beth Lawrence and Norman Thalheimer
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
A Single Dream
(music by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli; lyrics by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli)
Young Norma Jean and Destiny
Jimmy Jimmy
(music by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli; lyrics by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli)
Destiny, Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe, Jim Dougherty, Pat and Ensemble
Church Doors
Destiny
Swing Shift
Factory Girls
The Golden Dream
Jim Dougherty and Serviceman
When You Run the Show
Studio Head and Agent
Gossip
(music by Doug Frank and James Komack; lyrics by Doug Frank and James Komack)
Hedda and Louella
Cold Hard Cash
(music by Wally Harper; lyrics by David Zippel)
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe and Men
I'm a Fan
Tommy and Sis
Finally
Joe DiMaggio and Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe
Church Doors (Reprise)
Destiny
It's A Premiere Night
Company
A Single Dream (Reprise)
(music by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli; lyrics by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli)
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe
Act 2
Sung By
We'll Help You Through the Night
(music by Jeanne Napoli; lyrics by Jeanne Napoli)
Destiny
Run Between Raindrops
(music by Jeanne Napoli and Gary Portnoy; lyrics by Jeanne Napoli and Gary Portnoy)
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe
You Are So Beyond
(music by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli; lyrics by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli)
Tommy
Cultural Pursuits
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller and Ensemble
Church Doors (Reprise)
Destiny
Don't Hang Up the Telephone
(music by Jeanne Napoli and Gary Portnoy; lyrics by Jeanne Napoli and Gary Portnoy)
Joe DiMaggio
All Roads Lead to Hollywood
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe and Company
My Heart's an Open Door
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio
Miss Bubbles
(music by Doug Frank, Jeanne Napoli and Gary Portnoy; lyrics by Doug Frank, Jeanne Napoli and Gary Portnoy)
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe and Men's Ensemble
The Best of Me
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe
A Single Dream (Reprise)
(music by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli; lyrics by Doug Frank and Jeanne Napoli)
Norma Jean / Marilyn Monroe
We Are the Ones
The Company

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1984 Nominee
Alyson Reed
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