MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 17, 1998
Closing Date
Feb 28, 1999
1st Preview
Nov 12, 1998
1st Preview
Nov 12, 1998
Previews
39
Performances
85
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Dec 17, 1998 - Feb 28, 1999)

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Livent (U.S.) Inc.; LCT Musical Theatre Associate Producer: Ira Weitzman; Livent (U.S.) Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Roy Furman; Livent (U.S.) Senior Producer: Marty Bell
Book by Alfred Uhry; Music by Jason Robert Brown; Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown; Musical Director: Eric Stern; Assistant Musical Dir.: Henry Aronson; Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky; Featuring songs by Lowell Mason; Featuring songs with lyrics by William Cowper
Directed by Harold Prince; Conceived by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Patricia Birch; Assistant Choreographer: Rob Ashford
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernández; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Lighting Design: Chad McArver; Associate Sound Design: Kurt Fischer and Peter Hylenski; Assistant Scenic Design: Paul Weimer; Assistant Costume Design: Sheila Kehoe and Cherie Trotter
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Mala Mosher; Livent (U.S.) Sr. VP, Production: Frank P. Scardino; Assistant Co. Mgr: M. Asher Richelli
Production Stage Manager: Clayton Phillips; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lisa Dawn Cave and Joshua Halperin
Musical Supervisor: Eric Stern; Conducted by Eric Stern; Associate Conductor: Henry Aronson; Concert Master: Rick Dolan; Violin/Viola: Karen Milne and Mia Wu; Cello: Sarah Carter and Chungsun Kim; Woodwind: Rick Heckman, Ed Matthew and Mark Thrasher; Trumpet: Alex Holton and Terry Szor; Tenor Trombone: Vernon Post; String Bass/Tuba: Ronald Raffio; French Horn: John David Smith and Jill Williamson; Guitar: Jack Cavari; Drums: Tom Partington; Percussion: Dean Thomas; Keyboards: Henry Aronson; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Beth Russell and Mark Simon; Assistant to the Director: Brad Rouse; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Dance Captain: Rob Ashford; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Livent (U.S.) Artistic Director: Todd Haimes; Promotions: Keith Hurd
Luther Rosser
 
Floyd MacDaniel
 
Ensemble
Newt Lee
Jim Conley
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lucille Frank
Leo Frank
Old Soldier
 
Judge Roan
Fiddlin' John
 
Young Soldier
Ensemble
Ensemble
Governor Slaton
Monteen
 
Ensemble
Officer Ivey
 
Ensemble
Essie
 
Ensemble
Hugh Dorsey
Ensemble
 
Angela
Frankie Epps
Ensemble
Mrs. Phagan
Ensemble
 
Riley
Iola Stover
 
Ensemble
Britt Craig
Prison Guard
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
J. N. Starnes
 
Ensemble
Lizzie Phagan
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
 
Mr. Peavy
Ensemble
Sally Slaton
 
Ensemble
Assistant
 
Ensemble
Tom Watson
Swing: Rob Ashford
Understudies: Adinah Alexander (Mrs. Phagan), Duane Boutté (Jim Conley, Newt Lee, Riley), Diana Brownstone (Sally Slaton), Jeff Edgerton (Leo Frank, Britt Craig), Thursday Farrar (Angela), Will Gartshore (Young Soldier, Fiddlin' John, Frankie Epps, Prison Guard, Aide, Mr. Peavy, Ensemble), Abbi Hutcherson (Mary Phagan), Tad Ingram (Old Soldier, Judge Roan, Luther Rosser), Megan McGinnis (Iola Stover, Monteen, Essie, Nurse, Lizzie Phagan, Assistant, Ensemble), Jessica Molaskey (Lucille Frank), J. C. Montgomery (Jim Conley, Newt Lee), Brooke Sunny Moriber (Mary Phagan), Randy Redd (Young Soldier, Fiddlin' John, Frankie Epps, Britt Craig), Joel Robertson (Luther Rosser, Officer Ivey, J. N. Starnes, Aide, Mr. Peavy, Ensemble), Peter Samuel (Old Soldier, Judge Roan, Hugh Dorsey, Governor Slaton, Tom Watson), Robin Skye (Sally Slaton), Don Stephenson (Leo Frank, Governor Slaton, Hugh Dorsey, Tom Watson), Anne Torsiglieri (Lucille Frank), Melanie Vaughan (Mrs. Phagan) and Wysandria Woolsey (Nurse, Lizzie Phagan, Assistant, Ensemble)
music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
The Old Red Hills of Home
Young Soldier, Old Soldier and Ensemble
The Dream of Atlanta
Ensemble
How Can I Call This Home?
Leo Frank and Ensemble
The Picture Show
Frankie Epps and Mary Phagan
Leo at Work / What Am I Waiting For?
Leo Frank and Lucille Frank
I Am Trying to Remember
Newt Lee and Mrs. Phagan
Big News!
Britt Craig
There Is a Fountain / It Don't Make Sense
(music by Jason Robert Brown and Lowell Mason; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and William Cowper)
Frankie Epps and Ensemble
Watson's Lullaby
Tom Watson
Somethin' Ain't Right
Hugh Dorsey
Real Big News
Britt Craig, Reporters and Ensemble
You Don't Know This Man
Lucille Frank
It Is Time Now
Fiddlin' John, Tom Watson and Ensemble
Twenty Miles From Marietta
Hugh Dorsey
Frankie's Testimony
Frankie Epps, Mary Phagan, Tom Watson and Ensemble
The Factory Girls / Come Up to My Office
Iola Stover, Monteen, Leo Frank and Essie
Newt Lee's Testimony
Newt Lee and Ensemble
My Child Will Forgive Me
Mrs. Phagan
That's What He Said
Jim Conley and Ensemble
Leo's Statement: It's Hard to Speak My Heart
Leo Frank
Closing Statements & Verdict
Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
It Goes On and On
Britt Craig
A Rumblin' and a Rollin'
Riley, Angela, Newt Lee and Jim Conley
Do It Alone
Lucille Frank
Pretty Music
Governor Slaton
Letter to the Governor
Judge Roan
This Is Not Over Yet
Leo Frank, Lucille Frank, Factory Girls and Newt Lee
Blues: Feel the Rain Fall
Jim Conley and Ensemble
Where Will You Stand When the Flood Comes?
Tom Watson, Hugh Dorsey and Ensemble
All the Wasted Time
Leo Frank and Lucille Frank
Finale
Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1999 Winner
Book by Alfred Uhry

Best Original Musical Score

1999 Winner
Music by Jason Robert Brown
Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1999 Nominee
Brent Carver
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1999 Nominee
Carolee Carmello
 

Best Scenic Design

1999 Nominee
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernández
 

Best Choreography

1999 Nominee
Choreographed by Patricia Birch
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1999 Nominee
Directed by Harold Prince
 

Best Orchestrations

1999 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Book of a Musical

1999 Winner
Book by Alfred Uhry

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1999 Winner
Brent Carver

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1999 Winner
Carolee Carmello
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1999 Nominee
Rufus Bonds, Jr.
 

Outstanding Choreography

1999 Nominee
Choreographed by Patricia Birch
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1999 Nominee
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Orchestrations

1999 Winner
Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1999 Nominee
Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

1999 Nominee
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernández

Outstanding Music

1999 Winner
Music by Jason Robert Brown
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1999 Nominee
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
 

Outstanding Sound Design

1999 Nominee
Sound Design by Jonathan Deans
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