MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 18, 1973
Closing Date
Dec 08, 1973
1st Preview
Feb 19, 1973
1st Preview
Feb 19, 1973
Previews
25
Performances
296
MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Uris Theatre
(Mar 18, 1973 - Jul 21, 1973)
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Aug 01, 1973 - Dec 08, 1973)

Setting
New York City

Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander, Joseph Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher; General Manager for the Uris Theatre: Paul Vroom
Book by Michael Bennett; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Based on the play 'Two For The Seesaw' by William Gibson; Music orchestrated by Larry Fallon; Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin; Dance arrangements by Elman Anderson, Cy Coleman, Marvin Hamlisch and David Spangler; Dance Arrangements Supervised by Cy Coleman; Musical Director: Don Pippin
Directed by Michael Bennett; Choreographed by Michael Bennett and Grover Dale; Choreographed by Michael Bennett and Grover Dale; Associate Choreographer: Bob Avian and Tommy Tune
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Lou Gonzales, Dick Maitland and Bob Ring; Hairstyles: Ernest Adler; Projection system devised by Jules Fisher Associates; Assistant Scenic Design: John Kasarda; Assistant to Mr. Wagner: William Stabile; Assistant to Miss Roth: Robert Pusilo; Assistant to Mr. Fisher: Maxine Glorsky
General Manager: Phil Adler; Company Manager: Max Allentuck; Assistant Co. Mgr: Paul Rackley
Production Stage Manager: Robert Borod; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi and Nicholas Russiyan; Assistant Stage Mgr: Gerry O'Hara
Assistant Conductor: Skip Redwine; Music Preparation: John Mical; Orchestra Contractor: Felix Giglio
Assistant to the Director: Robert Peitscher; Assistant to Mr. Dale: Anita Morris; Media Designs and Photography: Sheppard Kerman; Production Associate: Charlotte Dicker; Press Representative: Bill Doll & Company, Inc., Virginia Holden and Dick Williams; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Mike Mones; Photographer: Bert Andrews
Jerry Ryan
Feb 19, 1973 - Jun 09, 1973
Gittel Mosca
Feb 19, 1973 - Oct 27, 1973
Julio Gonzales
LaMonté Peterson
Broadway debut
Sparkle
David
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Standby: Patti Karr (Gittel Mosca)

Uris Theatre (Mar 18, 1973 - Jul 21, 1973)

Book by Michael Stewart
Sound Design by Jack Shearing

Cast

Jerry Ryan
Jun 18, 1973 - Dec 08, 1973
Sophie
Was replaced in previews
Armando Gonzales
Loida Gonzales
Baby Ballerina
John V. Lindsay
Was in the show during "My City" number only
Jerry Ryan
Mar 23, 1973 - Mar 23, 1973
Oscar
Dentist
Standby: Nicolas Coster (Jerry Ryan)
Understudy: Judy Gibson (Sophie, Julio Gonzales)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Aug 01, 1973 - Dec 08, 1973)

Stage Manager: Tony Manzi and Marc B. Weiss; Assistant Stage Mgr: Gregory Christopher Fauss
Assistant Conductor: Skip Redwine
Dance Captain: Baayork Lee

Cast

Gittel Mosca
Oct 29, 1973 - Dec 08, 1973
Julio Gonzales
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Standby: Suzanne Astor (Gittel Mosca)
Understudies: Loida Iglesias (Julio Gonzales), Frank H. Newell (David) and Chris Wilzak (Sophie)
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Act 1
Sung By
Seesaw
Company
My City
Jerry Ryan and Neighborhood Girls
Nobody Does It Like Me
Gittel Mosca
In Tune
Gittel Mosca and Jerry Ryan
Spanglish
Julio Gonzales, Gittel Mosca, Jerry Ryan, Sophie and Company
Welcome to Holiday Inn!
Gittel Mosca
You're a Lovable Lunatic
Jerry Ryan
He's Good for Me
Gittel Mosca
Ride Out the Storm
Sparkle, Sophie and Company
Act 2
Sung By
We've Got It
Jerry Ryan
Poor Everybody Else
Gittel Mosca
Chapter 54, Number 1909
David, Jerry Ryan, Gittel Mosca and Dance Company
The Concert
Gittel Mosca and Dance Company
It's Not Where You Start
David and Company
I'm Way Ahead
Gittel Mosca
Seesaw (Reprise)
Gittel Mosca

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

1974 Nominee
Book by Michael Bennett
 

Best Original Score

1974 Nominee
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1974 Nominee
Michele Lee

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1974 Winner
Tommy Tune

Best Choreography

1974 Winner
Choreographed by Michael Bennett
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1974 Nominee
Directed by Michael Bennett

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance

1973 Winner
Michele Lee
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