MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 01, 1988
Closing Date
Jan 15, 1989
1st Preview
Apr 20, 1988
1st Preview
Apr 20, 1988
Previews
13
Performances
297
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(May 01, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989)

Setting
Turn of the century, Vienna. August of the current year, the Hamptons.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Dasha Epstein, Harve Brosten and Jay S. Bulmash; Associate Producer: George-Henry and Marvin A. Krauss
Originally produced by Actor's Outlet Theater
Book by Barry Harman; "The Little Comedy" based on the short story by Arthur Schnitzler; "Summer Share" based upon the play "Pain de Menage" by Jules Renard; "The Little Comedy" translated by George Edward Reynolds; "Pain de Menage" translated by Max Gulack; Music by Keith Herrmann; Lyrics by Barry Harman; Vocal arrangements by Keith Herrmann and Kathy Sommer; Dance arrangements by Keith Herrmann and Kathy Sommer; Musical Director: Kathy Sommer; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin; Additional orchestrations by Daniel Troob and Joe Gianono
Directed by Barry Harman; Choreographed by Pamela Sousa; Assistant Director: Edward Marshall
Scenic Design by Steven Rubin; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Costume Design by Steven Jones; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Steven Suskin
Production Supervisor: James Pentecost; Stage Manager: Joseph Onorato; Technical Director: Peter Fulbright
Conducted by Kathy Sommer; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Bass: Tony Conniff; Drums/Percussion: Ron Tierno; Alto/Soprano Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo: Scott Shachter; Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, English Horn: Rick Heckman; Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet: Hollis Burridge; Synthesizer: Neal Kirkwood; Keyboards: Kathy Sommer
Casting: Leonard Finger Associates; General Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Dance Captain: Robert Hoshour; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Asst. to the Choreographer: Michael Ricardo; Title Logo: Westbank Creative
Alfred Von Wilmers
 
Sam
Josefine Weninger
 
Monica
Standby: Jana Robbins ("Her", Barb, Josefine Weninger, Monica) and Sal Viviano ("Him", Alfred Von Wilmers, Lenny, Sam)

Helen Hayes Theatre (May 01, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989)

Cast

Alfred Von Wilmers
 
Sam
Alfred Von Wilmers
 
Sam
music by Keith Herrmann; lyrics by Barry Harman
Act 1
Sung By
The Little Comedy
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Goodbye, Emil
Josefine Weninger
It's Not Too Late
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Great News
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Oh, What a Performance!
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
I'll Always Remember the Song
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Happy, Happy, Happy
Alfred Von Wilmers
Women of Vienna
Alfred Von Wilmers
Yes, I'ts Love
Josefine Weninger
A Rustic Country Inn
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
The Night It Had to End
Josefine Weninger
The Little Comedy (Finale)
Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Act 2
Sung By
Summer Share
All
Think of the Odds
Barb and Lenny
It's Not Too Late (Reprise)
Sam and Monica
Plans A & B
Monica and Lenny
Let's Not Talk About It
Sam and Barb
So Glad I Married Her
All
Small Craft Warnings
Barb and Lenny
How Did I End Up Here?
Monica
Words He Doesn't Say
Sam
My Love for You
Lenny and Barb
Moonlight Passing Through a Window
Sam
Now
Monica
Romantic Notions
Sam, Barb, Lenny and Monica
Romance, Romance
All

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1988 Nominee
Produced by Dasha Epstein, Harve Brosten and Jay S. Bulmash
 

Best Book of a Musical

1988 Nominee
Book by Barry Harman
 

Best Original Score

1988 Nominee
Music by Keith Herrmann
Lyrics by Barry Harman
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1988 Nominee
Scott Bakula
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1988 Nominee
Alison Fraser

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Lyrics

1988 Nominee
Lyrics by Barry Harman
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