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46th Street Theatre, (5/09/1982 - 2/04/1984)
First Preview: Apr 22, 1982 Total Previews: 19
Opening Date: May 09, 1982    
Closing Date: Feb 04, 1984 Total Performances: 729

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Venice, Italy. The early 1960's


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization, Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer
Produced by Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger S. Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt; Produced in association with Shulamith, Michael N. Appell, Jerry Wexler and Michael Kleinman Productions; Associate Producer: Mark Beigelman
Initial staged reading: Composer/Librettist Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theatre Center
Book by Arthur Kopit; Music by Maury Yeston; Lyrics by Maury Yeston; Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Wally Harper; Choral composition and musical continuity by Maury Yeston
Directed by Tommy Tune; Choreographed by Thommie Walsh
Scenic Design by Lawrence Miller; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Marcia Madeira; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair Design by Michael Gottfried
General Manager: Weiler / Miller Associates
Production Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell; Stage Manager: Bruce H. Lumpkin; Technical Coordinator: Richard Siegel
Musical Supervisor: Jonathan Tunick; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Vincent Fanuele
Artistic Associate: Thommie Walsh; Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Company Captain: Tina Paul; General Press Representative: Jacksina and Freedman; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Sandra Mandel; Poster and graphics: Todd Ruff; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; Vocal Consultant: Tom Hageman; Dialect Coach: Franco Zavani
Cast
Raul Julia
Guido Contini
Karen Akers
Luisa Contini
Shelly Burch
Claudia
Stephanie Cotsirilos
Stephanie Necrophorus
Kate Dezina
Our Lady of the Spa
Taina Elg
Guido's Mother
Liliane Montevecchi
Liliane La Fleur
Anita Morris
Carla
Kathi Moss
Saraghina
Camille Saviola
Broadway debut
Mama Maddelena
Chief of the Chambermaids
Evans Allen
Young Guido's Schoolmate
Jeanie Bowers
Broadway debut
Maria
Kim Criswell
Francesca
Colleen Dodson
Broadway debut
A Vanetian Gondolier
Lulu Downs
Gretchen von Krupf
Louise Edeiken
Giulietta
Cameron Johann
Guido at an early age
Laura Kenyon
Lina Darling
Linda Kerns
Heidi von Sturm
Nancy McCall
Annabella
Cynthia Meryl
Diana
Rita Rehn
Renata
Dee Etta Rowe
Olga von Hesse
Jadrien Steele
Young Guido's Schoolmate
Patrick Wilcox
Young Guido's Schoolmate
Alaina Warren Zachary
Ilsa von Hesse
Standby: Clifford David (Guido Contini)
Understudies: Kim Criswell (Carla, Claudia), Colleen Dodson (Our Lady of the Spa), Lulu Downs (Mama Maddelena), Julie J. Hafner (A Vanetian Gondolier, Annabella, Diana, Francesca, Giulietta, Gretchen von Krupf, Heidi von Sturm, Ilsa von Hesse, Maria, Olga von Hesse, Renata), Dorothy Kiara (A Vanetian Gondolier, Annabella, Diana, Francesca, Giulietta, Gretchen von Krupf, Heidi von Sturm, Ilsa von Hesse, Maria, Olga von Sturm, Renata), Cynthia Meryl (Liliane La Fleur, Luisa Contini), Patrice Pickering (A Vanetian Gondolier, Annabella, Diana, Francesca, Giulietta, Gretchen von Krupf, Heidi von Sturm, Ilsa von Hesse, Maria, Olga von Sturm, Renata), Rita Rehn (Stephanie Necrophorus), Camille Saviola (Saraghina), Patrick Wilcox (Guido at an early age) and Alaina Warren Zachary (Guido's Mother)
Tony Award®
winner 1982 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger S. Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt
1982 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Arthur Kopit
winner 1982 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Maury Yeston; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
1982 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Raul Julia
winner 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Liliane Montevecchi
1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Karen Akers
1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Anita Morris
1982 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Lawrence Miller
winner 1982 Best Costume Design [winner]
William Ivey Long
1982 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Marcia Madeira
1982 Best Choreography [nominee]
Thommie Walsh
winner 1982 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Tommy Tune
Theatre World
winner 1982 Award [recipient]
Karen Akers
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger S. Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt
winner 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Liliane Montevecchi
winner 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Anita Morris
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Shelly Burch
winner 1982 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Tommy Tune
winner 1982 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by Maury Yeston
winner 1982 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Maury Yeston
winner 1982 Outstanding Costume Design [winner]
William Ivey Long
winner 1982 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner]
Marcia Madeira
music by Maury Yeston; lyrics by Maury Yeston
ACT 1 Sung By
Overture Delle Donne (Spa Music, Not Since Chaplin) Company
Guido's Song Guido Contini
Coda di Guido Company
The Germans at the Spa Mama Maddelena (Chief of the Chambermaids), Italians and Germans
My Husband Makes Movies Luisa Contini
A Call From the Vatican Carla
Only With You Guido Contini
Folies Bergeres Liliane La Fleur, Stephanie Necrophorus and Company
Nine Guido's Mother and Company
Ti Voglio Bene/Be Italian Saraghina, Boys and Company
The Bells of St. Sebastian Guido Contini, Boys and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
A Man Like You/Unusual Way/Duet Claudia and Guido Contini
The Grand Canal Guido Contini and Company
Simple Carla
Be On Your Own Luisa Contini
I Can't Make This Movie Guido Contini
Getting Tall Guido at an early age
Nine/Long Ago/Nine (Reprise) Guido Contini