MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 06, 1983
Closing Date
May 20, 1984
1st Preview
Mar 01, 1983
1st Preview
Mar 01, 1983
Previews
7
Performances
505
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Virginia Theatre
(Mar 06, 1983 - May 20, 1984)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
1920. A Vaudeville Stage; a classroom at Knickerbocker University; Vera's apartment; Cosmopolitan Opera House stage and stage door

Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart and George Abbott; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Musical Director: John Mauceri; Assistant Musical Dir.: Paul Schwartz; Choral arrangements by Jeffrey Klitz
Directed by George Abbott; Original choreography by George Balanchine; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Additional ballet choreography by Peter Martins
Production Design by Zack Brown; Lighting Design by John McLain; Wigs for Misses Makarova and Merrill by Paul Huntley; Wig Design by Charles Eisen and Dennis Bergevin; Make-Up Design by Charles Eisen and Dennis Bergevin; Production Soundman: Jan Nebozenko; Assistant Scenic Design: Thomas Warren; Assistant Lighting Design: Ruth Roberts
Coordinating Producer: Charlene Harrington; General Manager: Charlene Harrington and C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: Edwin Blacker
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Amy Pell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Sarah Whitham
Conducted by Paul Schwartz and John Kim Bell; Music Contractor: John Kim Bell; At the piano: Jeffrey Klitz and Jeff Lipham; Coordination of music materials by John A. McGlinn
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Production Associate: Jean Bankier; Ballet Mistress: Susan Pilarre and Susan Hendl; Asst. to the Choreographer: Dirk Lumbard; Dance Captain: Dirk Lumbard; Ballet Dance Captain: Alexander Filipov; Furs by The Christie Brothers; Assistant to Mr. de Liagre: Dorothy Spellman; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne, Fred Golden and Don Josephson
Vera Barnova
 
Princess Zenobia
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
 
Strip Tease Girl
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Frankie Frayne
Konstantine Morrosine
 
Beggar
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
Sergei Alexandrovitch
Peggy Porterfield
Junior
15 years later
 
Hoofer
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Phil Dolan II
 
Oscar
 
Ali Shar
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
A Messenger Boy
 
Ensemble
Ballet leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
Ensemble
Ballet leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
 
Ensemble
Stage Doorman
 
Ahmud Ben B'Du
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
 
Ensemble
Lil Dolan
 
A Woman Reporter
Miss Pinkerton
 
Ensemble
Louie
 
Kringa Khan
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
 
Ensemble
Stage Manager
 
Tap leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
 
Ensemble
Anushka
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Joe McCall
 
Cop
 
Ensemble
Tap leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Dimitri
 
Ensemble
Young Phil Dolan III
Sidney Cohn
Ivan
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Hank Jay Smith
 
Cop
 
Big Boss
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Starr Danias (Vera Barnova), Alexander Filipov (Konstantine Morrosine), David Gold (Sergei Alexandrovitch), Michaela K. Hughes (Peggy Porterfield), Dirk Lumbard (Junior, Phil Dolan II), Jerry Mitchell (Louie), Dana Moore (Lil Dolan), Steven Ross (Young Phil Dolan III), Kirby Tepper (Sidney Cohn) and Marcia Lynn Watkins (Frankie Frayne)

Virginia Theatre (Mar 06, 1983 - May 20, 1984)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Donnis Honeycutt

Cast

Peggy Porterfield
Peggy Porterfield
Ensemble
Konstantine Morrosine
Vera Barnova
 
Princess Zenobia
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
 
Strip Tease Girl
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Stage Manager
Vera Barnova
 
Princess Zenobia
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
 
Strip Tease Girl
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Frankie Frayne
Anushka
Understudy: Leslie Woodies (Peggy Porterfield)
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Act 1
Sung By
Two a Day for Keith
Phil Dolan II, Lil Dolan and Phil Dolan III
Questions and Answers (The Three B's)
Junior and Students
It's Got To Be Love
Frankie Frayne, Junior and Students
Too Good for the Average Man
Sergei Alexandrovitch and Peggy Porterfield
The Seduction
Vera Barnova and Junior
There's a Small Hotel
Frankie Frayne and Junior
Act 2
Sung By
The Heart Is Quicker than the Eye
Peggy Porterfield and Junior
Glad To Be Unhappy
Frankie Frayne
Quiet Night
Hank Jay Smith and Students
On Your Toes
Frankie Frayne and Students
Quiet Night (Reprise)
Sergei Alexandrovitch

Tony Award®

Best Actress in a Musical

1983 Winner
Natalia Makarova
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1983 Nominee
Lara Teeter
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1983 Nominee
Christine Andreas
 

Best Choreography

1983 Nominee
Choreographed by Donald Saddler

Best Reproduction (Play or Musical)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1983 Winner
Natalia Makarova
 

Outstanding Choreography

1983 Nominee
Choreographed by Donald Saddler and Peter Martins

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1983 Winner
Directed by George Abbott

Outstanding Orchestration

1983 Winner
Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1983 Nominee
Production Design by Zack Brown

Outstanding Revival

Theatre World

Special Award

1983 Recipient
for a star in another medium making an Outstanding Broadway Debut Natalia Makarova(for a star in another medium making an Outstanding Broadway Debut)
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