MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Jun 10, 1993
Closing Date
Jun 19, 1994
1st Preview
May 14, 1993
1st Preview
May 14, 1993
Previews
42
Performances
354
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Criterion Center Stage Right
(Jun 10, 1993 - Aug 01, 1993)
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
(Oct 07, 1993 - Jun 19, 1994)

Setting
Budapest. June through December 24, 1934

Comments
When this production transferred from its non-profit run to its commercial run, producers, managers, and others associated with the transfer received new production credits. These individuals are included on the replacement/transfer page.

Book by Joe Masteroff; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Based on a play by Miklos Laszlo; Musical Director: David Loud; Music orchestrated by Frank Matosich, Jr. and Don Walker; Orchestrations for "A Romantic Atmosphere" by David Krane
Directed by Scott Ellis; Musical Staging by Rob Marshall; Assistant Choreographer: Kathleen Marshall
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by David Charles and Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair and Wig Design by David H. Lawrence; Associate Scenic Design: Ann Waugh; Assistant to the Set Designer: Joanie Schlafer; Assistant to the Costume Designer: Kevin Brainerd and David Brooks; Assistant Lighting Design: Amy Appleyard
Roundabout General Manager: Ellen Richard
Production Stage Manager: Kathy J. Faul; Stage Manager: Matthew T. Mundinger; Technical Supervisor: Sam Gossard
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by David Loud; Associate Conductor: Todd Ellison; Percussion: Bruce Doctor; Trumpet: Phil Granger; Woodwind: Frank Basille and Rich Prior; Violin: Elliot Rosoff; Bass: Bob Renino; Synthesizer: Todd Ellison and David Loud; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc., Frank Matosich, Jr. and Donald Oliver; Additional Synthesizer programming by Andrew Barrett and Keith Levenson
Special Effects by Sebastian Schulherr
Casting: McCorkle/Cole Casting; Roundabout Director of Planning and Development: Julia C. Levy; Roundabout Artistic Associate: Gloria Muzio; Roundabout Marketing Director: David B. Steffen; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Nappi / Eliran Advertising, Ltd.; Assistant to the Director: Padraic Lillis; Dialect Coach: K.C. Ligon; Furs Provided by The Christie Brothers; Title and artwork design by Tony Walton; Dance Captain: Bill Badolato
This production was not possible without the generous support of Freddy Bienstock and James M. Nederlander
Headwaiter
Georg Nowack
Arpad Laszlo
Amalia Balash
Ilona Ritter
Steven Kodaly
Ladislav Sipos
Mr. Maraczek
Ensemble
Ensemble
Keller
 
Ensemble
3rd Customer
 
Ensemble
1st Customer
 
Ensemble
2nd Customer
 
Ensemble
Busboy
 
Ensemble
4th Customer
 
Ensemble
5th Customer
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Bill Badolato (Headwaiter), Peter Boynton (Steven Kodaly, Georg Nowack), Nick Corley (Ladislav Sipos), Mary Illes (Amalia Balash), Kristi Lynes (Ilona Ritter) and Joey McKneely (Arpad Laszlo)

Criterion Center Stage Right (Jun 10, 1993 - Aug 01, 1993)

Assistant Costume Design: Lisa Tomczeszyn
Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael A. Clarke
Standby: Peter Johl (Mr. Maraczek)

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Oct 07, 1993 - Jun 19, 1994)

Produced by James M. Nederlander and Elliot Martin; Produced in association with Herbert Wasserman, Freddy Bienstock and Roger L. Stevens; Associate Producer: Nick Scandalios
Orchestrations adapted by David Krane; Additional dance music by David Loud; Additional vocal arrangements by David Loud
Production Manager: Jeremiah J. Harris; Technical Supervisor: Harris Production Services
Electronic Music Designer Keith Levenson; Violin: Alexander Vselensky (Jan 1994 - ?) and Sasha Vselensky; Cello: Diane Barere (Jan 1994 - ?)
Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.

Cast

Amalia Balash
Oct 07, 1993 - ?
Tangoer
Arpad Laszlo
Tangoer
Ensemble
1st Customer
May 03, 1994 - ?
 
Ensemble
May 03, 1994 - ?
Standby: Teri Bibb (Amalia Balash) and James Clow (Georg Nowack)
Understudy: Nick Corley (Headwaiter)
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Act 1
Sung By
Good Morning, Good Day
Arpad Laszlo, Ladislav Sipos, Ilona Ritter, Steven Kodaly and Georg Nowack
Sounds While Selling
Georg Nowack, Ladislav Sipos, Steven Kodaly and Three Customers
Days Gone By
Mr. Maraczek
No More Candy
Amalia Balash
Three Letters
Georg Nowack and Amalia Balash
Tonight at Eight
Georg Nowack
I Don't Know His Name
Amalia Balash and Ilona Ritter
Perspective
Ladislav Sipos
Goodbye, Georg
Clerks and Customers
Will He Like Me?
Amalia Balash
Ilona
Steven Kodaly, Ladislav Sipos and Arpad Laszlo
I Resolve
Ilona Ritter
A Romantic Atmosphere
Headwaiter, Busboy and Patrons
Dear Friend
Amalia Balash
Act 2
Sung By
Try Me
Arpad Laszlo
Where's My Shoe?
Amalia Balash and Georg Nowack
Vanilla Ice Cream
Amalia Balash
She Loves Me
Georg Nowack
A Trip to the Library
Ilona Ritter
Grand Knowing You
Steven Kodaly
Twelve Days to Christmas
Carolers, Shoppers and Clerks
Finale
Amalia Balash and Georg Nowack

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1994 Winner
Boyd Gaines
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Judy Kuhn
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Jonathan Freeman
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Sally Mayes
 

Best Scenic Design

1994 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tony Walton
 

Best Costume Design

1994 Nominee
Costume Design by David Charles and Jane Greenwood
 

Best Choreography

1994 Nominee
Choreographed by Rob Marshall
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1994 Nominee
Directed by Scott Ellis

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1994 Winner
Boyd Gaines
 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Sally Mayes
 

Outstanding Choreography

1994 Nominee
Choreographed by Rob Marshall
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1994 Nominee
Directed by Scott Ellis
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