MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Aug 10, 1986
Closing Date
Dec 31, 1989
1st Preview
Aug 01, 1986
1st Preview
Aug 01, 1986
Previews
11
Performances
1,420
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Marquis Theatre
(Aug 10, 1986 - Dec 31, 1989)

Setting
In and around Hareford Hall, Hampshire, Mayfair and Lambeth. The late 1930s.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Terry Allen Kramer, Harry J. Nederlander and James M. Nederlander; Theatre Owned / Operated in association with Marvin I. Danto and Jesse Philips
Book by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose; Lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose; Music by Noel Gay; Book revised by Stephen Fry; Contributions to the revisions by Mike Ockrent; Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky; Music orchestrated by Chris Walker; Dance arrangements by Chris Walker; Associate Musical Dir.: Tom Helm
Directed by Mike Ockrent; Choreographed by Gillian Gregory
Scenic Design by Martin Johns; Costume Design by Ann Curtis; Lighting Design by Chris Ellis and Roger Morgan; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant to Mr. Johns: Duke Durfee; Assistant to Miss Curtis: Cynthia Hamilton, Richard von Ernst and Bushy Westfallen; Assistant Lighting Design: Tina Charney
General Manager: Ralph Roseman; Company Manager: Robb Lady
Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Technical Director: Jeremiah Harris; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tracy Crum
Assistant Conductor: Sue Anderson; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Music Preparation Supervisor: Victor Jorowey and Mathilde Pincus; Synthesizer Programmer: Andrew Barrett
Dance Assistant: Karin Baker; Casting: Howard Feuer and Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: Susan Lee, Ken Mandlebaum, Ben Morse, Jeffrey Richards Associates, Marie-Louise Silva and C. George Willard; Dance Captain: Tony Parise; Dialect Coach: Elizabeth Smith; Press Assistant: Jillana Devine and Roger Lane; Furs by Alixandré; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Legal Representation: John Breglio and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison; Man in Armor: Jack Hoffmann; Assistant to the Producer: Robert Neal Marshall and Jenny Montefiore
Sir John Tremayne
Bill Snibson
Sally Smith
Maria
Duchess of Dene
Lord Battersby
Herbert Parchester
Lady Battersby
Lady Diss
 
Mrs. Brown
Sir Jasper Tring
Lady Jaqueline Carstone
Charles Heathersett
The Butler
The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke
Ensemble
Telegraph Boy
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lady Brighton
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Footman
 
Ensemble
Lambeth Girl
Ensemble
Stockbroker
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Worthington-Worthington
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Constable
 
Ensemble
Stockbroker
 
Ensemble
Stockbroker
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Pub Pianist
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Bob Barking
 
Ensemble
Understudies: James Brennan (Bill Snibson, The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke), Jonathan Brody (Bob Barking), Susan Cella (Lady Jaqueline Carstone), Sheri Cowart (Sally Smith), Larry Hansen (The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke), Michael Hayward-Jones (Constable), Eric Hutson (Sir John Tremayne), Justine Johnston (Maria), Elizabeth Larner (Lady Battersby), Donna Monroe (Mrs. Brown), Barbara Moroz (Lady Brighton, Lady Diss), John Spalla (Herbert Parchester) and Kenneth H. Waller (Charles Heathersett, Sir Jasper Tring, Lord Battersby)

Marquis Theatre (Aug 10, 1986 - Dec 31, 1989)

Musical Director: Thomas Helm
Assistant Stage Mgr: John Bonanni and Cheryl Mintz
General Press Representative: Susan Chicoine, Irene Gandy and Diane Judge

Cast

Sir Jasper Tring
 
Telegraph Boy
 
Ensemble
 
Bob Barking
Ensemble
Lady Jaqueline Carstone
Nov 21, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989
Ensemble
Sally Smith
Ensemble
Sep 20, 1988 - ?
Ensemble
Bill Snibson
Pub Pianist
 
Bob Barking
Herbert Parchester
The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke
Ensemble
Bill Snibson
Ensemble
Sally Smith
Lord Battersby
Sir John Tremayne
Man in Armor
Mrs. Brown
 
Lady Diss
 
Lady Battersby
Lord Battersby
Lady Brighton
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Lady Jaqueline Carstone
The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke
Lady Jaqueline Carstone
Constable
Ensemble
Ensemble
Stockbroker
 
Ensemble
Lady Jaqueline Carstone
Lady Diss
 
Mrs. Brown
Ensemble
Ensemble
circa. Sep 1988 - circa. Sep 1989
Maria
Duchess of Dene
Stockbroker
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lady Diss
 
Mrs. Brown
Ensemble
Telegraph Boy
Ensemble
Telegraph Boy
 
Ensemble
Standby: Gail Benedict (Lady Jaqueline Carstone)
Understudies: J. B. Adams (Sir Jasper Tring, Pub Pianist), Gail Benedict (Lady Jaqueline Carstone), Jane Bodle (Sally Smith), Stanley Bojarski (Lord Battersby), Jonathan Brody (Pub Pianist), Herb Foster (Sir John Tremayne), Eleanor Glockner (Maria, Lady Battersby), Merwin Goldsmith (Sir John Tremayne), Nancy Hess (Lady Jaqueline Carstone), Gloria Hodes (Lady Battersby), John Jellison (Herbert Parchester), Eric Johnson (Charles Heathersett), Kimberly Kalember (Lady Brighton), Kenneth Kantor (Lord Battersby), Donna Monroe (Lady Diss), Bill Nolte (Lord Battersby), Mary Stout (Maria) and Peggy Taphorn (Sally Smith)
music by Noel Gay; lyrics by Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber
Act 1
Sung By
A Weekend at Hareford
Ensemble
Thinking of No-One But Me
Lady Jaqueline Carstone and The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke
The Family Solicitor
Herbert Parchester and The Family
Me and My Girl
Bill Snibson and Sally Smith
An English Gentleman
Charles Heathersett and Staff
You Would If You Could
Lady Jaqueline Carstone and Bill Snibson
Hold My Hand
Bill Snibson, Sally Smith and Dancers
Once You Lose Your Heart
Sally Smith
Preparation Fugue
The Company
The Lambeth Walk
Bill Snibson, Sally Smith and The Company
Act 2
Sung By
The Sun Has Got His Hat On
The Hon. Gerald Bolingbroke, Lady Jaqueline Carstone and Ensemble
Take It on the Chin
Sally Smith
Once You Lose Your Heart (Reprise)
Sally Smith
Song of Hareford
Duchess, Bill Snibson and Ensemble
Love Makes the World Go Round
Bill Snibson and Sir John Tremayne
Leaning on a Lamppost
Bill Snibson and Ensemble
Finale
The Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

1987 Nominee
Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose
Book by Douglas Furber
Revised by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent
 

Best Original Score

1987 Nominee
Music by Noel Gay
Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber

Best Actor in a Musical

1987 Winner
Robert Lindsay

Best Actress in a Musical

1987 Winner
Maryann Plunkett
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1987 Nominee
Jane Summerhays and Jane Connell
 

Best Scenic Design

1987 Nominee
Scenic Design by Martin Johns
 

Best Costume Design

1987 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Curtis

Best Choreography

1987 Winner
Choreographed by Gillian Gregory
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1987 Nominee
Directed by Mike Ockrent

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Book

1987 Winner
Book by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber
Revised by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1987 Winner
Robert Lindsay
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1987 Nominee
Maryann Plunkett
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1987 Nominee
Timothy Jerome

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1987 Winner
Jane Summerhays

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1987 Winner
Directed by Mike Ockrent
 

Outstanding Orchestration

1987 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Chris Walker

Outstanding Music

1987 Winner
Music by Noel Gay
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1987 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Curtis
 

Outstanding Set Design

1987 Nominee
Scenic Design by Martin Johns

Theatre World

Award

1987 Recipient
Robert Lindsay
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