MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 07, 1975
Closing Date
Aug 07, 1977
1st Preview
Dec 23, 1974
1st Preview
Dec 23, 1974
Previews
9
Performances
1,050
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Jan 07, 1975 - Mar 27, 1977)
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Mar 30, 1977 - Aug 07, 1977)

Setting
The Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. The Civil War.

Alvin Theatre under the management of Konrad Matthaei
Music by Gary Geld; Lyrics by Peter Udell; Book by James Lee Barrett, Peter Udell and Philip Rose; Based on an original screenplay by James Lee Barrett; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: Lynn Crigler; Dance arrangements by Russell Warner
Directed by Philip Rose; Choreographed by Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by C. Murawski; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Costume Design by Pearl Somner and Winn Morton; Hair Design by Werner Sherer
General Manager: Helen Richards; Assistant to General Manager: Steven Suskin
Production Stage Manager: Steve Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Sherry Lambert
Conducted by Lynn Crigler; Associate Conductor: Richard Hayman
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting: Lynda Watson; Advertising: Matthew Serino and Blaine-Thompson
Charlie Anderson
Jacob
Gabriel
James
Robert
The Boy
Ensemble
Ensemble
Corporal
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Confederate Sniper
 
Ensemble
Marauder
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Sergeant Johnson
Engineer
Carol
 
Ensemble
Henry
Ensemble
Ensemble
Nathan
Lieutenant
 
Ensemble
Reverend Byrd
 
Tinkham
Swing: Matt Gavin
Understudies: Betsy Beard (Jenny), Tedd Carrere (Lieutenant), Brent Carter (Gabriel), Kay Coleman (Anne), Matt Gavin (Nathan, John), Robert Johanson (John, Henry, Corporal), Craig Lucas (Nathan, Henry), Gene Masoner (Jacob), Paul Myrvold (James), Edward Penn (Charlie Anderson), Ed Preble (Reverend Byrd, Tinkham), Jeffrey Rea (Robert), Casper Roos (Sergeant Johnson), Robert Rosen (Sam), J. Kevin Scannell (Carol), E. Allen Stevens (Marauder, Engineer) and Marshall Thomas (James)

Alvin Theatre (Jan 07, 1975 - Mar 27, 1977)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization

Cast

Jacob
Jul 29, 1976 - ?
Ensemble
Reverend Byrd
Gabriel
Oct 20, 1975 - ?
Charlie Anderson
Nov 02, 1976 - ?
Ensemble
 
Confederate Sniper
Gabriel
Jun 29, 1976 - ?
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Robert
The Boy
Aug 16, 1976 - ?
Gabriel
Oct 05, 1976 - ?
Marauder
 
Ensemble
James
Feb 17, 1976 - ?
Confederate Sniper
Nathan
Sep 26, 1976 - ?
James
Feb 04, 1977 - ?
Robert
The Boy
Apr 26, 1976 - ?
Jenny
Sep 08, 1975 - ?
Engineer
Gabriel
Mar 29, 1976 - ?
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Christopher Blount (Gabriel), Suzy Brabeau (Jenny), James Bryan (Engineer), Richard Flanders (Sam), Gibby Gibson (Robert), Kathleen Gordon (Anne), Robert Johanson (Nathan), Gene Masoner (Lieutenant), Casper Roos (Charlie Anderson, Reverend Byrd), E. Allen Stevens (Tinkham), Marshall Thomas (Sergeant Johnson) and Mark Zimmerman (James)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Mar 30, 1977 - Aug 07, 1977)

Cast

Jenny
May 31, 1977 - ?
Nathan
May 31, 1977 - ?
music by Gary Geld; lyrics by Peter Udell
Act 1
Sung By
Raise the Flag of Dixie
Confederate and Union Soldiers
I've Heard It All Before
Charlie Anderson
Pass the Cross to Me
The Congregation
Why Am I Me?
Boy and Gabriel
Next to Lovin (I Like Fightin')
Jacob, James, Nathan, John and Henry
Over the HIll
Jenny
The Pickers Are Coming
Charlie Anderson
Next to Lovin (I Like Fightin') (Reprise)
Jacob, James, Nathan, John and Jenny
Meditation
Charlie Anderson
We Make a Beautiful Pair
Anne and Jenny
Violets and Silverbells
Jenny, Sam and The Family
It's a Boy
Charlie Anderson
Act 2
Sung By
Freedom
Anne and Gabriel
Violets and Silverbells (Reprise)
James and Anne
Papa's Gonna Make It Alright
Charlie Anderson
The Only Home I Know
Corporal and Soldiers
Papa's Gonna Make It Alright (Reprise)
Jenny
Meditation (Reprise)
Charlie Anderson
Pass the Cross to Me (Reprise)
The Congregation

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1975 Nominee
Produced by Philip Rose, Gloria Sher and Louis K. Sher

Best Book of a Musical

1975 Winner
Book by James Lee Barrett, Peter Udell and Philip Rose
 

Best Original Score

1975 Nominee
Music by Gary Geld
Lyrics by Peter Udell

Best Actor in a Musical

1975 Winner
John Cullum
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1975 Nominee
Donna Theodore
 

Best Choreography

1975 Nominee
Choreographed by Robert Tucker

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1975 Winner
John Cullum

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1975 Winner
Donna Theodore
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1975 Nominee
Penelope Milford

Theatre World

Award

1975 Recipient
Joel Higgins and Donna Theodore
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