MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 09, 1994
Closing Date
Jan 07, 1995
1st Preview
Mar 24, 1994
1st Preview
Mar 24, 1994
Previews
52
Performances
280
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Plymouth Theatre
(May 09, 1994 - Jan 07, 1995)

Setting
Milan and a remote Italian military outpost, 1863.

Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by James Lapine; Based on the film "Passione d'Amore" directed by Ettore Scola; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by James Lapine; Associate Director: Jane Comfort
Scenic Design by Adrianne Lobel; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Phyllis Della
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Nina Skriloff; Associate Co. Mgr: Elizabeth M. Blitzer
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Technical Supervisor: Fred J. Gallo, Jr.
Conducted by Paul Gemignani; Associate Conductor: Nick Archer; Keyboard: Paul Ford
LCT Artistic Associate: Ira Weitzman; Casting: Wendy Ettinger; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht
Fosca
Giorgio
Tom Aldredge
Replaced William Duff-Griffin in previews
Doctor Tambourri
Fosca's Mother
Private Augenti
Colonel Ricci
Major Rizzolli
Mistress
Clara
Sergeant Lombardi
Lieutenant Barri
Lieutenant Torasso
Fosca's Father
Understudies: Linda Balgord (Fosca), Gibby Brand (Doctor Tambourri, Fosca's Father, Private Augenti, Sergeant Lombardi), George Dvorsky (Giorgio, Ludovic), Colleen Fitzpatrick (Fosca, Clara, Fosca's Mother, Mistress), Juliet Lambert (Clara), Frank Lombardi (Private Augenti), William Parry (Colonel Ricci), Matthew Porretta (Giorgio) and John Leslie Wolfe (Lieutenant Torasso, Major Rizzolli, Lieutenant Barri, Sergeant Lombardi)

Plymouth Theatre (May 09, 1994 - Jan 07, 1995)

Concertmistress: Suzanne Ornstein; Violin: Xin Zhao; Viola: Sally Shumway; Cello: Scott Ballantyne; Bass: Judith Sugarman; Woodwinds: Dennis Anderson, John Campo, Albert Regni and Les Scott; Trumpet: Stu Satalof; Horns/Orchestra Contractor: Ron Sell; Horns: Michael Ishii; Keyboard: Nick Archer; Percussion/Assistant Conductor: Thad Wheeler

Cast

Private Augenti
Doctor Tambourri
Was replaced in previews
Major Rizzolli
Soldier
Fosca's Father
Understudies: John Antony (Giorgio, Ludovic), Chuck Cooper (Private Augenti, Fosca's Father, Lieutenant Barri, Major Rizzolli, Lieutenant Torasso), Christopher Peccaro (Giorgio), Luis Perez (Private Augenti), Peter Reardon (Major Rizzolli), Andy Umberger (Lieutenant Torasso, Major Rizzolli, Lieutenant Barri, Sergeant Lombardi) and Elizabeth Ward (Clara, Fosca's Mother)
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Happiness
Clara and Giorgio
First Letter
Clara, Giorgio, Doctor Tambourri and Colonel Ricci
Second Letter
Clara and Giorgio
Third Letter
Clara, Giorgio and Soldiers
Fourth Letter
Clara and Giorgio
I Read
Fosca
Transition
Giorgio and Men
Garden Sequence
Giorgio and Fosca
Trio
Fosca, Giorgio and Clara
Soldiers' Gossip
Soldiers
I Wish I Could Forget You
Fosca and Giorgio
Flashback
Fosca, Colonel Ricci, Fosca's Mother, Fosca's Father, Ludovic and Mistress
Sunrise Letter
Clara and Giorgio
Is This What You Call Love?
Giorgio
Forty Days
Clara
Loving You
Fosca
Letter from Clara
Clara
Christmas Carol (in Italian)
Lieutenant Torasso
Farewell Letter
Clara and Giorgio
No One Has Ever Loved Me
Giorgio and Fosca
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

Best Book of a Musical

1994 Winner
Book by James Lapine

Best Original Score

1994 Winner
Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Jere Shea

Best Actress in a Musical

1994 Winner
Donna Murphy
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Tom Aldredge
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Marin Mazzie
 

Best Costume Design

1994 Nominee
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
 

Best Lighting Design

1994 Nominee
Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1994 Nominee
Directed by James Lapine

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book

1994 Winner
Book by James Lapine
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Jere Shea

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1994 Winner
Donna Murphy
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1994 Nominee
Directed by James Lapine

Outstanding Orchestrations

1994 Winner
Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick

Outstanding Lyrics

1994 Winner
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Outstanding Music

1994 Winner
Music by Stephen Sondheim
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1994 Nominee
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1994 Nominee
Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons
 

Outstanding Set Design

1994 Nominee
Scenic Design by Adrianne Lobel

Theatre World

Award

1994 Recipient
Jere Shea
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