MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jul 08, 1982
Closing Date
Jul 11, 1982
1st Preview
Jun 25, 1982
1st Preview
Jun 25, 1982
Previews
15
Performances
5
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Jul 08, 1982 - Jul 11, 1982)

Setting
The Pacific Northwest in the 1850s.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization
Produced by Kaslan Productions, Inc.; Associate Producer: Martin Gould and Bernard Hodes
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Music by Gene de Paul; New songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; Additional lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; Based on the film by MGM; Based on "The Sobbin' Women" by Stephen Vincent Benet; Musical Director: Richard Parrinello; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Robert Webb
Directed by Lawrence Kasha; Choreography and musical staging by Jerry Jackson
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Design by Juan Rodriguez
Production Stage Manager: Larry Dean; Stage Manager: Polly Wood; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jack Ritschel
Music Contractor: Earl Shendell
General Press Representative: David A. Powers; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Dance Captain: Fred Curt; Photographer: David Friedman
Milly
Mrs. Bixby
 
Townsperson
Daniel
Townsperson
Mr. Bixby
 
Townsperson
Benjamin
Alice
Mr. Perkins
 
Townsperson
 
Jeb
 
Townsperson
Lumberman
 
Luke
 
Townsperson
Sarah
Dorcas' sister
 
Townsperson
Lumberman
 
Zeke
 
Townsperson
Lumberman
 
Matt
 
Townsperson
Ruth
Townsboy
 
Townsperson
Gideon
Townsperson
 
Preacher
 
Townsperson
Townsperson
Mrs. Perkins
 
Townsperson
Lumberman
 
Carl
 
Townsperson
Lumberman
 
Joel
 
Townsperson
Townsperson
Caleb
Understudies: Jeanne Bates (Mrs. Perkins), Cheryl Crandall (Milly), Gino Gaudio (Adam, Preacher), Russell Giesenschlag (Gideon), James Horvath (Caleb), Marylou Hume (Alice, Sarah), Kevin McCready (Frank), Gary Moss (Daniel), David Pavlosky (Luke, Zeke), Jack Ritschel (Mr. Bixby, Mr. Perkins), Conley Schnaterbeck (Carl, Matt), Sam Singhaus (Jeb, Joel), Marykatherine Somers (Dorcas, Ruth, Mrs. Bixby), Don Steffy (Benjamin), Clark Sterling (Ephraim) and Stephanie Stromer (Liza, Martha)
music by Gene de Paul; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Bless Your Beautiful Hide
Adam
Wonderful, Wonderful Day
Milly and Brides
One Man
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Milly
Goin' Courting
Milly and Brothers
Social Dance
Milly, Adam, Brides, Brothers, Sutiors and Townspeople
Love Never Goes Away
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Adam, Milly and Gideon
Sobbin' Women
Adam and Brothers
Act 2
Sung By
The Townsfolk's Lament
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Sutiors and Townspeople
A Woman Ought to Know Her Place
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Adam
We Gotta Make It Through the Winter
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Brothers
We Gotta Make It Through the Winter (Reprise)
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Milly and Brides
Spring Dance
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Brides and Brothers
A Woman Ought to Know Her Place (Reprise)
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Adam and Gideon
Glad That You Were Born
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Milly, Brides and Brothers
Wedding Dance
Milly, Adam, Brides, Brothers and Townspeople

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1983 Nominee
Music by Gene de Paul
Additional music by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Additional lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
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