MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 14, 1980
Closing Date
Dec 14, 1980
1st Preview
Nov 25, 1980
1st Preview
Nov 25, 1980
Previews
23
Performances
1
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Dec 14, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980)

Setting
New York City; Washington, DC; 1871.

Produced by John N. Hart Jr.; Produced in association with Hugh J. Hubbard and Robert M. Browne
Originally produced in 1979 by The Joseph Jefferson Theatre Company
Book by Charlotte Anker and Irene Rosenberg; Music by Keith Herrmann; Lyrics by Charlotte Anker and Irene Rosenberg; Musical Director: Larry Blank; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston; Vocal arrangements by Larry Blank and Keith Herrmann
Directed by Julianne Boyd; Musical Staging by Michael Shawn
Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by Lewis Mead; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro; Wigs made by Bob Kelly Studios; Miss Eikenberry's wigs by Paul Huntley Productions, Inc.; Assistant Costume Design: Lindsay W. Davis and Marty Pakledinaz; Assistant Lighting Design: Jeremy Johnson; Assistant Scenic Design: Tom Schwinn
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein; Associate Gen. Mgr: Peter T. Kulok; Assistant to Messrs. Harris / Bernstein: Nancy Simmons
Production Stage Manager: Ed Aldridge; Stage Manager: Joseph Corby; Assistant Stage Mgr: Renee F. Lutz; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris
Orchestra Manager: John Monaco; Assistant Conductor: Donald Rebic; Assistant to the Director: Emelise Aleandri
Special set props made by Henry Moore
Assistant to the Producer: Pam Koslow; Casting: Julie Hughes, Barry Moss and T.N.I. Casting; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Press Assistant: Sam Rudy; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Jon Wilner
Victoria Woodhull
Tennie Claflin
Theodore Tilton
William Evarts
Anthony Comstock
Martha Jean Sterner
Broadway debut
Beth Tilton
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Charlie Delmonico
 
Fullerton
Henry Ward Beecher
Woman Investor #2
Johnson
Mrs. Baxter
Jim's Girlfriend
Dorothy Holland
Broadway debut
Susan B. Anthony
Baxter
Woman Investor #1
Little Girl
 
Mrs. Randolph
Telegraph Boy
 
Randolph
Eunice Beecher
Fleming
Congressman Butler
Grant Speaker
 
Maginnes
 
Judge
Mrs. Fleming
Understudies: Rex Hays (Henry Ward Beecher, Theodore Tilton), Dorothy Holland (Victoria Woodhull), Lora Jeanne Martens (Tennie Claflin) and Kenneth H. Waller (Charlie Delmonico)
Act 1
Sung By
The Age of Brass
Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin, Henry Ward Beecher, Anthony Comstock, Theodore Tilton, Beth Tilton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Ensemble
Magnetic Healing
Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin and Cornelius Vanderbilt
Curiosity
William Evarts, Beth Tilton, Theodore Tilton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Cornelius Vanderbilt and Ensemble
Beecher's Processional
Henry Ward Beecher and Congregation
I Depend On You
Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Claflin
Victoria's Banner
Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Claflin, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Ensemble
Changes
Victoria Woodhull
A Taste of Forever
Victoria Woodhull and Theodore Tilton
Unescorted Women
Charlie Delmonico, Tennie Claflin, Victoria Woodhull and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Love and Joy
Victoria Woodhull and Henry Ward Beecher
Everyday I Do A Little Something for the Lord
Anthony Comstock
It's Easy For Her
Henry Ward Beecher
You Cannot Drown the Dreamer
Victoria Woodhull and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Respectable
Tennie Claflin
Another Life
Victoria Woodhull
Read It In The Weekly
Victoria Woodhull, Henry Ward Beecher, Theodore Tilton, Tennie Claflin, Anthony Comstock, Newsboys and Readers
A Valentine For Beecher
Ensemble
Beecher's Defense
Victoria Woodhull
Another Life (Reprise)
Victoria Woodhull and Henry Ward Beecher
You Cannot Drown the Dreamer (Reprise)
Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Claflin

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Costume Design

1981 Nominee
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge
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