MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 27, 1986
Closing Date
Mar 15, 1987
1st Preview
Apr 15, 1986
1st Preview
Apr 15, 1986
Previews
15
Performances
369
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Minskoff Theatre
(Apr 27, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987)

Setting
New York. Mid 1960s.

Book by Neil Simon; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Based upon an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano and Tullio Pinelli; Musical Director: Fred Werner; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Additional orchestrations by Richard Bellis, Billy May and Fred Werner
Original production conceived, staged and choreographed by Bob Fosse; Directed by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Phyllis Della; Frug hair pieces by Sergio Valente Beauty Center of Bergdorf
General Manager: Joseph Harris Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Kathleen Lowe
Production Manager: Phil Friedman; Production Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Stage Manager: Lani Ball; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris Associates; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Blackwell
Casting: Howard Feuer; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Assistant to Mr. Fosse: Gwen Verdon; Dance Captain: Mimi Quillin; Associate Dance Captain: Chet Walker; Miss Nygren's Fur by Ben Kahn Furs; Advertising: Fisher & Co.
Special thanks to Dizzy Gillespie
Charity
Married Couple (man)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Married Couple (woman)
 
Old Maid
 
Ensemble
Vittorio Vidal
Ensemble
Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck
 
Ensemble
First Cop
 
Brother Harold
 
Ensemble
Rosie
 
Ensemble
Nickie
Ursula
Ensemble
Ice Cream Vendor
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Young Spanish Man
 
Ensemble
First Young Man
 
Ensemble
Woman with Hat
 
Panhandler
 
Receptionist
 
Good Fairy
Dark Glasses
 
Ensemble
Doorman
 
Waiter
 
Ensemble
Herman
Standby: Bebe Neuwirth (Charity)
Understudies: Kirsten Childs (Helene), Christine Colby (Ursula), Kim Morgan Greene (Charity), Jan Horvath (Good Fairy, Woman with Hat, Panhandler, Receptionist), Michael Licata (Oscar, Vittorio Vidal), Tanis Michaels (Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck), Dana Moore (Nickie), Kelly Patterson (Vittorio Vidal), David Warren-Gibson (Oscar) and Tom Wierney (Herman)

Minskoff Theatre (Apr 27, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987)

Cast

Ensemble
Charity
Oct 28, 1986 - ?
Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck
Understudy: Stephanie Pope (Charity)
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Act 1
Sung By
You Should See Yourself
Charity and Dark Glasses
The Rescue
The Passers-by
Big Spender
Nickie, Helene and The Fan-Dango Girls
Rich Man's Frug
Rosie, Ice Cream Vendor, Young Spanish Man and The Patrons
If My Friends Could See Me Now
Charity
Too Many Tomorrows
Vittorio Vidal
There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This
Charity, Nickie and Helene
I'm The Bravest Individual
Charity and Oscar
Act 2
Sung By
Rhythm of Life
Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck, Brother Harold, Brother Ray and Worshippers
Baby Dream Your Dream
Nickie and Helene
Sweet Charity
Oscar
Where Am I Going
Charity
I'm A Brass Band
Charity and her Brass Band
I Love To Cry At Weddings
Herman, Doorman, Nickie, Helene, Girls and Patrons

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Musical

1986 Nominee
Debbie Allen

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1986 Winner
Michael Rupert

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1986 Winner
Bebe Neuwirth

Best Costume Design

1986 Winner
Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt

Best Reproduction (Play or Musical)

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1986 Nominee
Debbie Allen

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1986 Winner
Michael Rupert
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1986 Nominee
Bebe Neuwirth
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1986 Nominee
Directed by Bob Fosse
 

Outstanding Orchestration

1986 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns

Theatre World

Award

1986 Recipient
Mark Jacoby
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