MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 29, 1996
Closing Date
Sep 07, 2008
1st Preview
Apr 16, 1996
1st Preview
Apr 16, 1996
Previews
16
Performances
5,123
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Nederlander Theatre
(Apr 29, 1996 - Sep 07, 2008)

Setting
East Village, New York City.

Music by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Music arranged by Steve Skinner; Additional arrangements by Tim Weil; Additional lyrics for "Santa Fe" and "La Vie Boheme/I Should Tell You" by Billy Aronson; Original concept: Billy Aronson
Directed by Michael Greif; Choreographed by Marlies Yearby; Assistant Director: Martha Banta
Scenic Design by Paul Clay; Costume Design by Angela Wendt; Lighting Design by Blake Burba; Sound Design by Kurt Fischer; Wig, Hair and Make-Up Designer: David Santana; Assistant Scenic Design: Ben Bush; Assistant Costume Design: Rafi Mercado and Lisa Zinni; Assistant Lighting Design: Noele Stollmack; Assistant Sound Design: Jodi Cramer
General Manager: Emanuel Azenberg and John S. Corker
Technical Supervisor: Unitech Productions, Inc.; Production Stage Manager: John Vivian; Stage Manager: Crystal Huntington; Assistant Stage Mgr: Justin Scribner
Musical Supervisor: Tim Weil; Conducted by Tim Weil; Associate Conductor: Daniel A. Weiss; Keyboards: Tim Weil; Bass: Steve Mack; Guitar: Kenny Brescia; Drums: Jeffrey Potter; Piano/Synthesizer/Organ, Electric & acoustic Guitar: Daniel A. Weiss; Music Preparation: Eva Gianono
Film by Tony Gerber
Press Representative: Richard Kornberg, Don Summa, Ian Rand and Rick Miramontez; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Dramaturg: Lynn M. Thomson; Production Coordinator: Susan White; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Gilles Chiasson
Broadway Debut
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Benjamin Coffin III
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
Broadway Debut
Angel Schunard
Rodney Hicks
Broadway Debut
Paul, a cop, and others
Kristen Lee Kelly
Broadway Debut
Mark's mom, and others
Apr 16, 1996 - Dec 28, 1997
Tom Collins
Apr 16, 1996 - Jul 13, 1997
Idina Menzel
Broadway Debut
Maureen Johnson
Apr 16, 1996 - Jul 01, 1997
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Adam Pascal
Broadway Debut
Roger Davis
Apr 16, 1996 - Nov 02, 1997
Mark Cohen
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Broadway Debut
Mimi Marquez
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
Fredi Walker
Broadway Debut
Joanne Jefferson
Apr 16, 1996 - Nov 02, 1997
Understudies: Yassmin Alers (Mimi Marquez, Maureen Johnson), Gilles Chiasson (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Darius de Haas (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III, Angel Schunard), Shelley Dickinson (Joanne Jefferson), David Driver (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Rodney Hicks (Benjamin Coffin III), Kristen Lee Kelly (Maureen Johnson), Mark Setlock (Angel Schunard), Simone (Joanne Jefferson, Mimi Marquez) and Byron Utley (Tom Collins)

Nederlander Theatre (Apr 29, 1996 - Sep 07, 2008)

Musical Director: Boko Suzuki, David Truskinoff and Henry Aronson
Resident Assistant Director: Evan Ensign
Company Manager: Brig Berney, Nick Kaledin and Andrew Jones; Assistant Co. Mgr: Nick Lugo (circa. Jan 2003 - circa. Jul 2003)
Guitar: Bobby Baxmeyer; Piano/Synthesizer/Organ, Electric & acoustic Guitar: John Korba; Keyboards: Boko Suzuki and David Truskinoff; Conducted by Boko Suzuki and David Truskinoff; Associate Conductor: John Korba
Dance Captain: Yassmin Alers, Richard H. Blake and Owen Johnston II; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Press Representative: Jim Byk, Tom D'Ambrosio and Carrie Friedman; Marketing: Allied Live; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.

Cast

Mimi Marquez
Mark Cohen
Mayumi Ando
Broadway debut
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Roger Davis
Joanne Jefferson
Maggie Benjamin
Broadway debut
Maureen Johnson
 
Mark's mom, and others
Roger Davis
Oct 08, 2007 - ?
Maureen Johnson
Roger Davis
Maureen Johnson
 
Mark's mom, and others
Tom Collins
Melanie Janine Brown
Broadway debut
Mimi Marquez
Apr 19, 2004 - May 31, 2004
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
Haven Burton
Broadway Debut
Mark's mom, and others
Roger Davis
Nov 04, 1997 - ?
 
Roger Davis
Jun 29, 2000 - Aug 06, 2000
Mark Cohen
? - Aug 06, 2006
Jodi Carmeli
Broadway debut
Mark's mom, and others
Ensemble
Will Chase
Broadway debut
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
 
Roger Davis
Dec 26, 2005 - Jan 29, 2006
 
Roger Davis
May 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
Roger Davis
 
Ensemble
 
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Angel Schunard
Mimi Marquez
Joanne Jefferson
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
May 16, 2003 - ?
 
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Jun 01, 2004 - ?
Mimi Marquez
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Robin De Jesús
Broadway Debut
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Joanne Jefferson
Benjamin Coffin III
Angel Schunard
 
Ensemble
 
Paul, a cop, and others
Amy Ehrlich
Broadway debut
Mark's mom, and others
Trey Ellett
Broadway debut
Mark Cohen
Maureen Johnson
May 30, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
Maureen Johnson
Joey Fatone
Broadway debut
Mark Cohen
Aug 05, 2002 - Dec 22, 2002
Mark Richard Ford
Broadway debut
Tom Collins
Ava Gaudet
Broadway Debut
Maureen Johnson
Paul, a cop, and others
Mimi Marquez
Jun 16, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
? - Sep 07, 2008
Mimi Marquez
May 29, 2007 - Nov 25, 2007
 
Mimi Marquez
? - Jun 15, 2008
Joanne Jefferson
Mark Cohen
Aug 07, 2006 - ?
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Mimi Marquez
Maureen Johnson
Benjamin Coffin III
Sep 13, 2007 - Sep 07, 2008
Tom Collins
Tim Howar
Broadway debut
Roger Davis
Jan 30, 2006 - Jul 29, 2006
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Mark Leroy Jackson
Broadway debut
Tom Collins
Marcus Paul James
Broadway debut
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
Stu James
Broadway debut
Benjamin Coffin III
Mark Cohen
Oct 08, 2007 - ?
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Justin Johnston
Broadway debut
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
 
Angel Schunard
? - Sep 07, 2008
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Adam Kantor
Broadway debut
Mark Cohen
Mar 24, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
Maureen Johnson
Maureen Johnson
Dec 30, 1997 - Sep 1998
 
Mark's mom, and others
Mimi Marquez
Roger Davis
? - Dec 2005
Roger Davis
Nov 17, 2003 - ?
Mark Cohen
Sep 10, 2004 - Mar 11, 2005
Mark's mom, and others
Ensemble
Jul 05, 2000 - ?
Joanne Jefferson
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Nov 20, 2006 - ?
Joanne Jefferson
Ryan Link
Broadway debut
Roger Davis
Sep 08, 2003 - Nov 10, 2003
 
Roger Davis
Jan 04, 2004 - Feb 01, 2004
Angel Schunard
Mark's mom, and others
Mark's mom, and others
Tom Collins
Jul 1997 - Sep 1999
Tom Collins
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Paul, a cop, and others
Darryl Ordell
Broadway debut
Paul, a cop, and others
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
 
Tom Collins
 
Tom Collins
Aug 11, 2008 - Aug 17, 2008
Roger Davis
Jul 30, 2007 - Oct 07, 2007
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
Maureen Johnson
Manley Pope
Broadway debut
Roger Davis
Mark Cohen
 
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Joanne Jefferson
Mark Cohen
Jul 30, 2007 - Oct 07, 2007
Chad Richardson
Broadway debut
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Jai Rodriguez
Broadway debut
Angel Schunard
 
Angel Schunard
Jul 05, 2004 - Jul 17, 2004
 
Angel Schunard
Aug 02, 2004 - Aug 14, 2004
Paul, a cop, and others
Maureen Johnson
Jul 1997 - ?
Andy Señor
Broadway debut
Angel Schunard
 
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Cary Shields
Broadway debut
Roger Davis
Mimi Marquez
Benjamin Coffin III
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Joanne Jefferson
Nov 04, 1997 - ?
 
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Nov 15, 2003 - ?
 
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Apr 29, 2007 - May 27, 2007
 
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Jul 21, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Mark's mom, and others
Joanne Jefferson
Jul 26, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
Kim Varhola
Broadway debut
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Mimi Marquez
Mark Cohen
Mimi Marquez
May 16, 2003 - ?
Myiia Watson-Davis
Broadway debut
Joanne Jefferson
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
? - Sep 07, 2008
Maia Nkenge Wilson
Broadway debut
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
 
Joanne Jefferson
Standby: Matt Caplan (Mark Cohen) and Harley Jay (Mark Cohen)
Understudies: Karmine Alers (Mimi Marquez, Maureen Johnson), Sebastian Arcelus (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Dean Balkwill (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Richard H. Blake (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Justin Brill (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Hallie Bulleit (Maureen Johnson), Mario Burrell (Tom Collins), Haven Burton (Maureen Johnson), Norbert Leo Butz (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Will Chase (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Luther Creek (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Frenchie Davis (Joanne Jefferson), Dana Dawson (Joanne Jefferson, Mimi Marquez), Aisha de Haas (Joanne Jefferson), Robin De Jesús (Angel Schunard), Shaun Earl (Angel Schunard), Amy Ehrlich (Maureen Johnson), Ava Gaudet (Mimi Marquez), Juan Carlos Gonzalez (Angel Schunard), Calvin Grant (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III), Colin Hanlon (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Scott Hunt (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Marcus Paul James (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III), Trisha Jeffrey (Joanne Jefferson, Mimi Marquez), Justin Johnston (Angel Schunard), Owen Johnston II (Roger Davis, Angel Schunard), Catrice Joseph (Joanne Jefferson), Diana Kaarina (Maureen Johnson), Joshua Kobak (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Tracey Langran (Maureen Johnson), Telly Leung (Angel Schunard), Caren Lyn Manuel (Maureen Johnson, Mimi Marquez), Kamilah Martin (Joanne Jefferson), Philip Dorian McAdoo (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III), Tracy McDowell (Maureen Johnson), Moeisha McGill (Joanne Jefferson, Mimi Marquez), Crystal Monee Hall (Joanne Jefferson), Matthew Murphy (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Karen Olivo (Mimi Marquez, Maureen Johnson), Darryl Ordell (Benjamin Coffin III), Destan Owens (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III), John Eric Parker (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III), Todd E. Pettiford (Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III), Kyle Post (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Jim Poulos (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Chad Richardson (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen), Enrico Rodriguez (Angel Schunard), Jai Rodriguez (Angel Schunard), Dominique Roy (Mimi Marquez), Nick Sanchez (Angel Schunard), Andy Señor (Angel Schunard), Cary Shields (Roger Davis), Antonique Smith (Mimi Marquez, Maureen Johnson), Peter Matthew Smith (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Shayna Steele (Mimi Marquez, Joanne Jefferson), Gwen Stewart (Joanne Jefferson), Tony Vincent (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis), Jay Wilkison (Roger Davis, Mark Cohen) and Maia Nkenge Wilson (Joanne Jefferson)
music by Jonathan Larson; lyrics by Jonathan Larson
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Tune Up/Voice Mail #1
Mark Cohen, Roger Davis, Mrs. Cohen, Tom Collins and Benjamin Coffin III
Rent
The Company
You Okay Honey?
Angel Schunard and Tom Collins
One Song Glory
Roger Davis
Light My Candle
Roger Davis and Mimi Marquez
Voice Mail #2
Mr & Mrs. Jefferson
Today 4 U
Angel Schunard
You'll See
Benjamin Coffin III, Mark Cohen, Tom Collins, Roger Davis and Angel Schunard
Tango: Maureen
Mark Cohen and Joanne Jefferson
Life Support
Paul, Gordon and The Company
Out Tonight
Mimi Marquez
Another Day
Roger Davis, Mimi Marquez and The Company
Will I?
The Company
On the Street
The Company
Sante Fe
(lyrics by Billy Aronson and Jonathan Larson)
Tom Collins and The Company
We're Okay
Joanne Jefferson
I'll Cover You
Angel Schunard and Tom Collins
Christmas Bells
The Company
Over the Moon
Maureen Johnson
La Vie Boheme/I Should Tell You
(lyrics by Billy Aronson and Jonathan Larson)
The Company
Act 2
Sung By
Seasons of Love
The Company
Happy New Year/Voice Mail #3
Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis, Mark Cohen, Maureen Johnson, Joanne Jefferson, Tom Collins, Angel Schunard, Mrs. Cohen, Alexi Darling and Benjamin Coffin III
Take Me or Leave Me
Maureen Johnson and Joanne Jefferson
Without You
Roger Davis and Mimi Marquez
Voice Mail #4
Alexi Darling
Contact
The Company
I'll Cover You (Reprise)
Tom Collins and The Company
Halloween
Mark Cohen
Goodbye, Love
Mark Cohen, Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis, Maureen Johnson, Joanne Jefferson, Tom Collins and Benjamin Coffin III
What You Own
Pastor, Mark Cohen, Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III and Roger Davis
Voice Mail #5
Roger's Mom, Mimi's Mom, Mr. Jefferson and Mrs. Cohen
Finale/Your Eyes
Roger Davis and The Company

Tony Award®

Best Musical

Best Book of a Musical

1996 Winner
Book by Jonathan Larson

Best Original Score

1996 Winner
Music by Jonathan Larson
Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1996 Nominee
Adam Pascal
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1996 Nominee
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1996 Winner
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1996 Nominee
Idina Menzel
 

Best Lighting Design

1996 Nominee
Lighting Design by Blake Burba
 

Best Choreography

1996 Nominee
Choreographed by Marlies Yearby
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1996 Nominee
Directed by Michael Greif

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1996 Winner
Music bymusic Jonathan Larson(music)
Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Book by Jonathan Larson

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Book

1996 Winner
Book by Jonathan Larson
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1996 Nominee
Adam Pascal
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1996 Nominee
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1996 Winner
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1996 Nominee
Directed by Michael Greif

Outstanding Orchestrations

1996 Winner
Music arranged by Steve Skinner

Outstanding Lyrics

1996 Winner
Lyrics by Jonathan Larson

Outstanding Music

1996 Winner
Music by Jonathan Larson
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1996 Nominee
Costume Design by Angela Wendt

Theatre World

Award

1996 Recipient
Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega
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