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Oh, Kay!   

Richard Rodgers Theatre, (11/01/1990 - 1/05/1991)
First Preview: Oct 16, 1990 Total Previews: 35
Opening Date: Nov 01, 1990    
Closing Date: Apr 14, 1991 Total Performances: 77

Category: Musical, All Black Cast, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Harlem. 1926.
Comments: This production played 19 previews and 77 performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre; when it transferred to the Lunt-Fontanne, it played an additional 16 previews and closed prior to its re-opening date of April 18, 1991.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Leo K. Cohen
Inspired by production at The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer) and Birmingham Theatre
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse; Book adapted by James Racheff; Musical Director: Tom Fay; Vocal arrangements by Tom Fay; Music orchestrated by Arnold Goland; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston; Additional Dance arrangements by Tom Fay
Conceived by Dan Siretta; Directed by Dan Siretta; Choreographed by Dan Siretta; Assistant Choreographer: Ken Leigh Rogers
Scenic Design by Kenneth Foy; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Sound Design by Jan Nebozenko; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro
Executive Producer: Natalie Lloyd; General Manager: Leo K. Cohen
Production Stage Manager: Harold Goldfaden; Stage Manager: Tracy Crum
Music Contractor: Morty Bullman; Concert Mistress: Suzanne Ornstein; Violin I: Suzanne Ornstein; Violin III: Andy Stein; Violin II: Peter Dimitriades; Violin IV: Martin Agee; Viola I: Maxine Roach; Viola II: Crystal Garner; Cello I: Garfield Moore; Cello II: Rachael Steurmann; Horn I: Anthony Cecere; Horn II: Virginia Benz; Trumpet I: Wilmer Wise; Trumpet II: Jeffrey Kievit; Duo Pianist: Donald Johnston and Robert Colston; Percussion: Marty Grupp; Guitar, Banjo: Rick Loewus; Drums: Tony Tedesco; Bass: Linc Milliman; Reed IV: Eugene Scholtens; Reed III: Rick Heckman; Reed II: John Moses; Reed I: Les Scott; Trombone: Morty Bullman; Trumpet III: Danny Cahn
General Press Representative: Joshua Ellis; Casting: Warren Pincus; Dance Captain: Ken Leigh Rogers; Advertising: LeDonne & Wilner
Alexander Barton
Reverend Alphonse DuGrasse
Keith Robert Bennett
Jacquelyn Bird
Frederick J. Boothe
Tamara Tunie Bouquett
Constance DuGrasse
Gregg Burge
Billy Lyles
Cheryl Burr
Helmar Augustus Cooper
"Shorty" McGee
Byron Easley
Robert H. Fowler
Karen E. Fraction
Frantz Hall
Fracaswell Hyman
Dolly Greene
Garry Q. Lewis
Greta Martin
Stanley Wayne Mathis
The Duke
Brian Mitchell
Jimmy Winter
Sharon Moore
Elise Neal
Kevin Ramsey
Larry Potter
Ken Roberson
David Preston Sharp
Mark Kenneth Smaltz
Angela Teek
Kay Jones
Allyson Tucker
Mona Wyatt
Swings: Melissa Haizlip and Ken Leigh Rogers
Understudies: Tamara Tunie Bouquett (Kay Jones), Karen E. Fraction (Constance DuGrasse), Fracaswell Hyman ("Shorty" McGee, Janson, Reverend Alphonse DuGrasse) and Sharon Moore (Dolly Greene)
Tony Award®
1991 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gregg Burge
1991 Best Choreography [nominee]
Dan Siretta
Drama Desk Award
1991 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Dan Siretta
Theatre World
winner 1991 Award [recipient]
Kevin Ramsey
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Prelude: Onstage at the Paradise Club Billy Lyles, Dolly Greene and Ensemble
New York Serenade Dolly Greene and Female Ensemble
When Our Little Ship Comes Sailing In The Duke, "Shorty" McGee and Male Ensemble
Dear Little Girl Jimmy Winter and "Shorty" McGee
Maybe Jimmy Winter and Kay
You Got What Gets Me Billy Lyles and Dolly Greene
Do, Do, Do Jimmy Winter, Kay and Janson
Clap Yo' Hands Larry Potter and Ensemble
Someone to Watch Over Me Kay
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, Kay! Billy Lyles, Kay Jones and Ensemble
Ask Me Again Jimmy Winter
Fidgety Feet The Duke and Ensemble
Someone to Watch Over Me (Reprise) Jimmy Winter
Somehow It Seldom Comes True "Shorty" McGee
Where's the Boy? Where's the Girl? Kay
Heaven on Earth Larry Potter, The Duke and Billy Lyles
Show Me the Town Kay, Billy Lyles, Dolly Greene, Larry Potter, The Duke and Ensemble
Someone to Watch Over Me (Reprise) Jimmy Winter and Kay