MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 01, 1987
Closing Date
Oct 11, 1987
1st Preview
Sep 14, 1987
1st Preview
Sep 14, 1987
Previews
20
Performances
12
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Royale Theatre
(Oct 01, 1987 - Oct 11, 1987)

Setting
A house in Belleville, an immigrant quarter of Paris, inhabited by many different ethnic groups. 1970 and 1974.

Music by Gilbert Becaud; Book by Julian More; Lyrics by Julian More; Based on "La Vie Devant Soi" by Romain Gary; Musical Director: Louis St. Louis; Dance arrangements by Louis St. Louis; Vocal arrangements by Louis St. Louis; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson
Directed by Harold Prince; Musical Staging by Patricia Birch
Scenic Design by Alexander Okun; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Consultant: Phyllis Della Illien
Executive Producer: Ruth Mitchell; General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Michael Gill
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Michael J. Frank; Assistant Stage Mgr: Anny De Gange; Technical Supervisor: Theatre Services, Inc.
Associate Conductor: Lawrence Yurman; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Louis St. Louis; Synthesizer Programming and Assistant to Mr. Becaud: Fernand Boudou; Synthesizers: Ted Sperling; Drums/Electronic Percussion: Luther Rix; Bass: Stu Woods; Guitars/Banjo: Chuck D'Aloia; Percussion/Hadgini Drums/Drum Machine/Sequencing: Jamey Haddad; Mallets/Percussion: Joe Passaro; Reeds: Bill Drewes and Ted Nash; Trombone: Earl McIntyre
Production Consultant: Mervyn Nelson; General Press Representative: Mary Bryant and David Musselman; Dance Captain: Anny De Gange; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Asst. to the Choreographer: Greg Rosatti
Madame Roza
Lola
Hamil
 
Yussef Kadir
Jasmine
Raoul
Madame Katz
Young Momo
Madame Bouaffa
Doctor Katz
Banania
Momo
Young Moise
Standby: Chevi Colton (Madame Roza) and Bob Frisch (Lola)
Understudies: Anny De Gange (Woman, Salima, Jasmine), Raymond del Barrio (Momo, Moise), Thuli Dumakude (Madame Bouaffa), Richard Frisch (Max, Doctor Katz, Hamil, Yussef Kadir) and Francisco Paler-Large (Young Momo, Young Moise, Michel, Banania)
music by Gilbert Becaud; lyrics by Julian More
Act 1
Sung By
Happiness
Madame Roza
Max's Visit
Max and Madame Roza
Different
Lola, Madame Roza, Madame Katz, Madame Bouaffa and Jasmine
Is Me
Young Momo, Young Moise, Salima, Michel, Banania, Madame Bouaffa and Jasmine
Get The Lady Dressed
Madame Roza, Lola, Young Momo, Young Moise, Salima, Michel and Banania
Hamil's Birthday
Company
Bravo Bravo
Madame Roza
Moon Like a Silver Window
Young Momo, Momo and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Merci
Momo and Moise
House in Algiers
Madame Roza
Yussef's Visit
Yussef Kadir, Madame Roza, Momo, Moise and Lola
Life is Ahead of Me
Momo
Sweet Seventeen
Madame Bouaffa, Jasmine, Momo and Moise
Lola's Ceremony
Lola and Company
Don't Make Me Laugh
Madame Roza and Lola
Live a Little
Madame Roza
Finale
Company
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