MusicalOriginal
Opening Date
Oct 16, 1997
Closing Date
Jan 03, 1998
1st Preview
Sep 19, 1997
1st Preview
Sep 19, 1997
Previews
31
Performances
91
MusicalOriginal

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(Oct 16, 1997 - Jan 03, 1998)

Book by Bill Russell; Lyrics by Bill Russell; Music by Henry Krieger; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Musical Director: David Chase; Vocal and Dance Arrangements by David Chase
Directed by Robert Longbottom; Choreographed by Robert Longbottom; Associate Choreographer: Tom Kosis; Assistant Choreographer: Michael Clowers and Darlene Wilson
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Tom Clark; Make-Up Design by Maria Verel; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott and Patrick Wiley; Assistant Lighting Design: James Vermeulen and Jeffrey Whitsett; Assistant Sound Design: J.R. Conklin; Assistant Scenic Design: Doug Houzti, Atkin Pace and Tom Sarr
General Manager: Abbie M. Strassler and John S. Corker; Assistant Co. Mgr: Tim Hudson
Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch and Neil A. Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Stage Manager: Maximo Torres; Assistant Stage Mgr: Rebecca C. Monroe
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Dance Captain: Darlene Wilson; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Production Assistant: Jason Brouillard; Production Props: Laura Koch
Reptile Man
Bearded Lady
Billy Hartung
Broadway debut
Roustabout
Snake Girl
Fortune Teller
The Boss
Jake
Judy Malloy
Broadway debut
6th Exhibit
Terry Connor
Roustabout
Phillip Officer
Broadway debut
Geek
Buddy Foster
Dolly Dimples
Violet Hilton
Roustabout
Daisy Hilton
Harem Girl
Harem Girl
Roustabout
Harem Girl
Standby: Kristen Behrendt (Violet Hilton), Todd Hunter (Jake) and Lauren Kennedy (Daisy Hilton)
Understudies: John Frenzer (Buddy Foster), David Masenheimer (Terry Connor, The Boss) and David McDonald (Terry Connor)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Oct 16, 1997 - Jan 03, 1998)

Cast

Lauren Kennedy
During Emily Skinner's sick leave
Daisy Hilton
music by Henry Krieger; lyrics by Bill Russell
Act 1
Sung By
Come Look at the Freaks
The Boss and Company
Like Everyone Else
Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
You Deserve a Better Life
Terry Connor
Crazy, Deaf and Blind
The Boss
The Devil You Know
Jake and 6th Exhibit
More Than We Bargained For
Terry Connor and Buddy Foster
Feelings You've Got To Hide
Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
When I'm by Your Side
Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
Say Goodbye to the Freak Show
Company
Overnight Sensation
Terry Connor and Reporters
Leave Me Alone
Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
We Share Everything
Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton and Vaudevillian
The Interview
Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton and Reporters
Who Will Love Me as I Am?
Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
Act 2
Sung By
Rare Songbirds on Display
Company
New Year's Day
Terry Connor, Buddy Foster, Jake, Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton and Company
Private Conversation
Terry Connor
One Plus One Equals Three
Buddy Foster, Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
You Should Be Loved
Jake
Tunnel of Love
Terry Connor, Buddy Foster, Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
Beautiful Day for a Wedding
The Boss and Hawkers
Marry Me, Terry
Daisy Hilton
I Will Never Leave You
Daisy Hilton and Violet Hilton
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

1998 Nominee
Book by Bill Russell
 

Best Original Musical Score

1998 Nominee
Music by Henry Krieger
Lyrics by Bill Russell
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1998 Nominee
Joint nomination with Emily Skinner Alice Ripley(Joint nomination with Emily Skinner)
Joint nomination with Alice Ripley Emily Skinner(Joint nomination with Alice Ripley)

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1998 Nominee
Alice Ripley
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