MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 19, 1998
Closing Date
Jan 17, 1999
1st Preview
Oct 20, 1998
1st Preview
Oct 20, 1998
Previews
32
Performances
69
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Gershwin Theatre
(Nov 19, 1998 - Jan 17, 1999)

Setting
New York City, 1944 - wartime

Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Based on a concept by Jerome Robbins; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Musical Director: Kevin Stites
Directed by George C. Wolfe; Assistant Director: Leah C. Gardiner; Choreographed by Keith Young; Unbilled choreography by Joey McKneely
Scenic Design by Adrianne Lobel; Associate Scenic Design: Douglas Huszti; Assistant Scenic Design: Jim Feng, Dick Jaris and Joel Reynolds; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Assistant Costume Design: Kristian Kraai and Nancy Palmetier; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Associate Auto. Light Programmer: Paul J. Sonnleitner; Assistant Lighting Design: Paul D. Miller and Jeff Nellis; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Assistant Sound Design: Andrew Keister; Hair Design by David H. Lawrence
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; NYSF General Manager: Michael Hurst; Company Manager: Julie Crosby; Associate Co. Mgr: Percy Gibson
Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Supervisor: Bonnie Panson; Stage Manager: Karen Armstrong, Donna A. Drake and Kenneth McGee; Technical Supervisor: Elliot Bertoni, Kimberly Parker, Rachel J. Semmel and Tech Production Services, Inc.
Assistant to the Director: Joy Tomasko; Asst. to the Choreographer: Lloyd Culbreath; NYSF Casting: Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A. and Jordan Thaler; NYSF Senior Director, External Affairs: Margaret M. Lioi; Marketing: FourFront, Inc.; NYSF Press Representative: Carol R. Fineman; NYSF Press Associate: Bill Coyle and Thomas V. Naro; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
New Sailor in Town
 
Dance Ensemble
Quartet
 
Waldo Figment
 
Person of New York
Pas de Deux Dancer
 
Diamond Eddie Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Stephen Campanella
Broadway debut
Primitive Man
 
New Sailor in Town
 
Dance Ensemble
Miss Turnstiles' Announcer
 
Woman of Carnegie Hall
 
Diana Dream
 
Senorita Dolores Dolores
 
Policeman
 
New Sailor in Town
Hildy Esterhazy
R.J. Durell
Broadway debut
Dance Ensemble
Mannequin
 
Dance Ensemble
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Broadway debut
Chip
Mannequin
 
Diamond Eddie Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Pitkin W. Bridgework
Dance Ensemble
Darren Gibson
Broadway debut
Pas de Deux Dancer
 
Dance Ensemble
Lucy Schmeeler
Blake Hammond
Broadway debut
Quartet
 
S. Uperman
 
Diamond Eddie Master of Ceremonies
 
Person of New York
Mannequin
 
Diamond Eddie Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Quartet
 
Subway Bill Poster
 
Rajah Bimmy
 
Person of New York
Tai Jimenez
Broadway debut
Ivy Smith
Claire DeLoone
Dance Ensemble
Linda Mugleston
Broadway debut
Flossie
 
Woman of Carnegie Hall
 
Person of New York
 
Miss Turnstiles' Announcer
 
Person of New York
Keenah Reid
Broadway debut
Diamond Eddie Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Mannequin
 
Primitive Woman
 
Diamond Eddie Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Little Old Lady
 
Madame Maude P. Dilly
Chandra Wilson
Broadway debut
Flossie's Friend
 
Woman of Carnegie Hall
 
Person of New York
Standby: David Lowenstein (Workman, Subway Bill Poster, Miss Turnstiles' Announcer, Diamond Eddie Master of Ceremonies, Rajah Bimmy, S. Uperman, Waldo Figment), Janet Metz (Madame Maude P. Dilly, Claire DeLoone, Hildy Esterhazy) and Dana Stackpole (Ivy Smith)
Understudies: Brad Aspel (Ozzie, Chip), Stephen Campanella (Gabey), Kim Craven (Primitive Woman, Pas de Deux Dancer), R.J. Durell (Pas de Deux Dancer), Jennifer Frankel (Flossie), John Jellison (Pitkin W. Bridgework, Miss Turnstiles' Announcer, Workman), Sloan Just (Primitive Woman), Darren Lee (Chip, Gabey), Linda Mugleston (Hildy Esterhazy, Madame Maude P. Dilly, Little Old Lady), Wes Pope (Policeman, Primitive Man, New Sailor in Town), Keenah Reid (Flossie's Friend), Judine Richàrd (Miss Turnstiles' Announcer, Diana Dream, Senorita Dolores Dolores), Rommy Sandhu (Policeman, Primitive Man, New Sailor in Town), Scott Spahr (Policeman, Primitive Man, New Sailor in Town), Dana Stackpole (Pas de Deux Dancer) and Chandra Wilson (Lucy Schmeeler)

Gershwin Theatre (Nov 19, 1998 - Jan 17, 1999)

Cast

Subway Bill Poster
 
Rajah Bimmy
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
Act 1
Sung By
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet
Workman and Quartet
New York, New York
Ozzie, Chip, Gabey and Full Company
Gabey's Coming
Ozzie, Chip, Gabey and Mannequins
Presentation of Miss Turnstiles
Announcers, Ivy Smith and Dance Ensemble
Come Up to My Place
Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Carried Away
Claire DeLoone, Ozzie, Primitive Man and Primitive Woman
Lonely Town
Gabey and Dance Ensemble
Carnegie Hall Pavane
Ivy Smith, Madame Maude P. Dilly and Women of Carnegie Hall
Lucky to Be Me
Gabey and Full Company
I Understand
Pitkin W. Bridgework
I Can Cook Too
Hildy Esterhazy
Times Square Ballet
Full Company
Act 2
Sung By
So Long, Baby
Diamond Eddie's Girls
I Wish I Was Dead
Diana Dream
I Wish I Was Dead (Reprise)
Senorita Dolores Dolores
Ya Got Me
Hildy Esterhazy, Claire DeLoone, Ozzie and Chip
I Understand (Reprise)
Pitkin W. Bridgework and Lucy Schmeeler
Subway Ride
Gabey and The People of New York
Imaginary Coney Island
Gabey, Ivy Smith and Dance Ensemble
Some Other Time
Claire DeLoone, Hildy Esterhazy, Ozzie and Chip
The Real Coney Island
Rajah Bimmy
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet (Reprise)
Workman
New York, New York (Reprise)
Full Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1999 Nominee
Mary Testa

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1998 Nominee
Lea DeLaria

Theatre World

Award

1998 Recipient
Lea DeLaria
Season:
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