MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 16, 1981
Closing Date
Nov 28, 1981
1st Preview
Oct 08, 1981
1st Preview
Oct 08, 1981
Previews
44
Performances
16
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Nov 16, 1981 - Nov 28, 1981)

Setting
Beginning in 1980 and moving backward toward 1955.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Book by George Furth; Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; From the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Larry Fuller; Assistant Choreographer: Janie Gleason
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Make-Up Design by Richard Allen; Hair Design by Richard Allen; Projection Consultant: Westerfield / Quitt Productions, Ltd.
General Manager: Howard Haines; Assistant Co. Mgr: David Musselman
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Richard Evans; Assistant Stage Mgr: Steve Knox
Music published by Tommy Valando; Assistant Conductor: Tom Fay and Les Scott
Dance Captain: Janie Gleason; Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Casting: Joanna Merlin; Photographer: Martha Swope; Production Coordinator: Arthur Masella
Ann Morrison
Broadway debut
Mary Flynn
Charley Kringas
Jim Walton
Replaced James Weissenbach in previews
Franklin Shepard
Oct 19, 1981 - Nov 28, 1981
Jason Alexander
Broadway debut
Joe
Terry Finn
Broadway debut
Gussie
Sally Klein
Broadway debut
Beth
Marianna Allen
Broadway debut
Girl Auditioning
James Bonkovsky
Broadway debut
George
The Headwaiter
David Cady
Broadway debut
Jerome
Liz Callaway
Broadway debut
Nightclub Waitress
Valedictorian
Franklin Shepard (at age 43)
Paul Hyams
Broadway debut
Mr. Spencer
Steven Jacob
Broadway debut
Photographer
Mary Johansen
Broadway debut
Mrs. Spencer
David Loud
Broadway debut
Ted
Marc Moritz
Broadway debut
Alex
Talk Show Host
Tonya Pinkins
Broadway debut
Gwen Wilson
Abby Pogrebin
Broadway debut
Evelyn
Daisy Prince
Broadway debut
Meg
Forest D. Ray
Broadway debut
Ru
Clark Sayre
Broadway debut
Soundman
Tom Shea
Broadway debut
Bartender
David Shine
Broadway debut
Les
Waiter
Maryrose Wood
Broadway debut
Ms. Gordon
Swing: Janie Gleason
Understudies: Marianna Allen (Gussie), James Bonkovsky (Joe), David Cady (Franklin Shepard), Liz Callaway (Mary Flynn), David Loud (Charley Kringas) and Daisy Prince (Beth)

Alvin Theatre (Nov 16, 1981 - Nov 28, 1981)

Choreographed by Ron Field
Press Representative: Francine L. Trevens

Cast

Franklin Shepard
Oct 08, 1981 - Oct 17, 1981
Was replaced in previews
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Act 1
Sung By
Merrily We Roll Along
Company
Rich and Happy
Franklin Shepard and Guests
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)
Company
Like It Was
Mary Flynn
Franklin Shepard, INC
Charley Kringas
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)
Company
Old Friends
Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas and Mary Flynn
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)
Company
Not A Day Goes By
Franklin Shepard
Now You Know
Mary Flynn and Company
Act 2
Sung By
It's A Hit!
Franklin Shepard, Mary Flynn, Charley Kringas and Joe
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)
Company
Good Thing Going
Charley Kringas and Franklin Shepard
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise)
Company
Bobby and Jackie and Jack
Charley Kringas, Beth, Franklin Shepard and Ted
Not A Day Goes By (Reprise)
Franklin Shepard and Mary Flynn
Opening Doors
Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn, Joe and Beth
Our Time
Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn and Company
The Hills of Tomorrow
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1982 Nominee
Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Lyrics

1982 Winner
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 

Outstanding Music

1982 Nominee
Music by Stephen Sondheim

Theatre World

Award

1982 Recipient
Ann Morrison
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