MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 19, 1996
Closing Date
Jun 01, 1997
1st Preview
Nov 18, 1996
1st Preview
Nov 18, 1996
Previews
35
Performances
188
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Dec 19, 1996 - Jun 01, 1997)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
In and about the castle, Spring 1428.

Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer and Dean Fuller; Based on "The Princess and the Pea" by Hans Christian Andersen; Music by Mary Rodgers; Lyrics by Marshall Barer; Musical Director: Eric Stern; Vocal arrangements by Eric Stern; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Dance arrangements by Tom Fay; Incidental music arranged by Eric Stern
Directed by Gerald Gutierrez; Choreographed by Liza Gennaro
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant Scenic Design: Shelley Barclay and Eric Renschler; Associate Costume Design: Angelina Avallone; Assistant Costume Design: MaryAnn D. Smith; Assistant to Ms. Greenwood: Milan Shahani; Associate Lighting Design: Rita Kogler; Assistant Lighting Design: Alexandra Pontone; Assistant to Lighting Designer: D. M. Wood; Associate Sound Design: J.R. Conklin
Executive Producer: Dodger Management Group (Sally Campbell Morse, Robert C. Strickstein); General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Associate Gen. Mgr: Steven H. David; Company Manager: Marcia Goldberg; Assistant Co. Mgr: Brian Sumby
Production Supervisor: Steven Beckler; Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Stage Manager: Steve Beckler; Stage Manager: Brian Meister; Assistant Tech. Suprvr: Robert W. Schuck; Assistant Stage Manager: Tracy Burns
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Eric Stern; Associate Conductor: Todd Ellison; Concert Master: Michael Roth; Woodwinds: Edward Joffe, Rick Heckman and Roger Rosenberg; Trumpet: Joe Mosello and Glenn Drewes; Trombone: Keith O'Quinn; Viola: Liuh-Wen Ting; Cello: David Miller and Laura Bontrager; Bass: Richard Sarpola; Drums/Percussion: John Meyers; Keyboards: Todd Ellison and Adam Ben-David
Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Dance Captain: Thomas Titone; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Princess Pratfall Coordinator: Rick Sordelet; Assistant to the Director: Philip Shneidman; Assistant to Ms. Gennaro: Bill Badolato; Press Associate: Amy Jacobs and Susanne Tighe
Princess Winnifred
Princess of Farfelot
Prince Dauntless
son of King Sextimus and Queen Aggravain
The Royal Cellist
The Nightingale of Samarkand
a royal pet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Minstrel
a travelling player
Sir Harry
Knight of the Herald
Other Player
 
Ensemble
Prince
Prologue
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
The Royal Ballet
 
Ensemble
Jester
Queen
Prologue
 
Ensemble
Lady Larken
a Lady in waiting
The King Sextimus
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
The Royal Ballet
 
Other Player
 
Ensemble
Stephen Reed
role added after opening
Other Player
 
Ensemble
 
Maitre 'd
Master Merton
confidante to the Queen
The Queen Aggravain
Jennifer Smith
role added after opening
Ensemble
 
Princess #12
Bob Walton
role added after opening
Princess
Prologue
 
Ensemble
 
Royal Quizmaster
Understudies: Ann Brown (Lady Larken), David Elder (Sir Harry), Janet Metz (Princess Winnifred), Jason Opsahl (Minstrel), Stephen Reed (Master Merton), Tom Alan Robbins (The King Sextimus), Jennifer Smith (The Queen Aggravain) and Bob Walton (Prince Dauntless, Jester)

Broadhurst Theatre (Dec 19, 1996 - Jun 01, 1997)

Cast

Ensemble
Princess
Prologue
Ensemble
 
Prince
Prologue
Ensemble
The Royal Ballet
Alex Sanchez
role added after opening
Other Player
 
The Royal Ballet
 
Jester
 
Ensemble
 
Senior Jester
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Nick Cokas (Sir Harry), David Jennings (Minstrel), Rosemary Loar (The Queen Aggravain, Master Merton), Jason Opsahl (Prince Dauntless), Stephen Reed (Jester), Thom Christopher Warren (Jester, Sir Harry, Prince Dauntless) and Dana Winograd (The Royal Cellist)
music by Mary Rodgers; lyrics by Marshall Barer
Act 1
Sung By
Many Moons Ago
Minstrel and Players
An Opening for a Princess
Prince Dauntless, Lady Larken, Knights and Ladies
In a Little While
Lady Larken and Sir Harry
Shy
Princess Winnifred and Knights
The Minstrel, The Jester and I
The King Sextimus, Minstrel and Jester
Sensitivity
The Queen Aggravain
Swamps of Home
Princess Winnifred, Prince Dauntless and Ladies
Normandy
Minstrel, Jester, The King Sextimus and Lady Larken
Spanish Panic
The Queen Aggravain, Princess Winnifred, Prince Dauntless, Knights and Ladies
Song of Love
Prince Dauntless, Princess Winnifred, Knights and Ladies
Act 2
Sung By
Quiet
Entire Court
Goodnight, Sweet Princess
Prince Dauntless
Happily Ever After
Princess Winnifred
Man to Man Talk
The King Sextimus and Prince Dauntless
Very Soft Shoes
Jester
Yesterday I Loved You
Sir Harry and Lady Larken
Lullaby
The Nightingale of Samarkand
Finale
Entire Court

Tony Award®

 

Best Revival of a Musical

1997 Nominee
Produced by Dodger Productions and Joop Van Den Ende
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