PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 05, 1981
Closing Date
Jun 28, 1981
1st Preview
Jan 28, 1981
1st Preview
Jan 28, 1981
Previews
9
Performances
165
PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Plymouth Theatre
(Feb 05, 1981 - Jun 28, 1981)

Setting
From the late twenties through 1963.

Written by Pam Gems; Musical Director: Michael Dansicker; Music arranged by Michael Dansicker
Directed by Howard Davies; Assistant Director: Helaine Head
Scenic Design by David Jenkins; Costume Design by Julie Weiss; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: James A. Gerald
Production Stage Manager: Helaine Head; Stage Manager: William Gammon; Assistant Stage Mgr: Christopher McHale
Piano: Michael Dansicker; Accordion: Charles Sauss; Bass: Ray Kilday
Special Effects by Chic Silber
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Joshua Ellis and Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Speech Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; Furs Provided by The Tepper Collection; Poster Design by Gilbert Lesser
Jacques
thug
 
German Soldier #1
 
Angelo
Little Louis
thug
 
German Soldier #2
 
Lucien
 
Dope pusher
Nurse
Alternate
Eddie
thug
 
Butcher
 
Marcel
 
Barman
Legionnaire
 
Pierre
on bicycle; later, Piaf's agent
"Papa" Leplée
owner of Cluny Club
 
American Sailor #2
Madeleine
Emcee
 
Manager
Paul
man with rose
 
American Sailor #1
 
Theo
Marlene
 
Madeleine
Alternate
Police Inspector
 
Georges
 
Physiotherapist
Emil
maitre d' at Cluny Club
 
Jacko
Standby: Judith Ivey (Piaf)
Understudies: Lewis Arlt (Man at rehearsal), Cynthia Carle (Marlene, Nurse, Madeleine), Robert Christian (Physiotherapist, Paul), Stephen Davies (Eddie), Peter Friedman (Dope pusher, German Soldier #1), Michael Hammond (Emcee, Police Inspector, Georges, American Sailor #1, German Soldier #2, Manager), Christopher McHale (Marcel, Theo, Legionnaire, American Sailor #2), David Purdham ("Papa" Leplée), Sherry Steiner (Toine, Madeleine, Piaf), Robert Thaler (Pierre, Jacko, Emil, Lucien, Little Louis), Kenneth Welsh (Angelo) and Nicholas Woodeson (Barman, Butcher)

Plymouth Theatre (Feb 05, 1981 - Jun 28, 1981)

Understudy: Christopher McHale (Jacques)

Tony Award®

Best Actress in a Play

1981 Winner
Jane Lapotaire
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1981 Nominee
Zoë Wanamaker

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1981 Nominee
Zoë Wanamaker
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