MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 16, 2003
Closing Date
Sep 12, 2004
1st Preview
Sep 16, 2003
1st Preview
Sep 16, 2003
Previews
32
Performances
364
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Oct 16, 2003 - Sep 12, 2004)

Setting
Various locations in Tenterfield, Australia; Hong Kong; New York City: Peter and Liza's apartment, Reno Sweeney, The Copacabana Club, Radio City Music Hall.

Comments
The Boy From Oz was on hiatus from 3/29/2004 through 4/3/2004.

Produced by Ben Gannon and Robert Fox
Music by Peter Allen; Lyrics by Peter Allen; Book by Martin Sherman; Original book by Nick Enright; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello; Additional music by Burt Bacharach, Jeff Barry, Michael Callen, Christopher Cross, David Foster, Tom Keane and Marsha Malamet; Additional lyrics by Adrienne Anderson, Marie Cowan, A.B. "Banjo" Paterson, Dean Pitchford and Carole Bayer Sager; Dance arrangements by Mark Hummel; Incidental music and vocal arranger: Patrick Vaccariello
Directed by Philip William McKinley; Choreographed by Joey McKneely; Assistant Choreographer: Jessica Hartman; Assistant to Mr. McKinley: Ryan H. Mackey
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Scenic Design: David Peterson; Assistant Scenic Design: Evan Alexander, Atkin Pace and Thomas Peter Sarr; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Assistant Costume Design: Rachel Attridge, Kevin Draves, Philip Heckman and Brian Russman; Assistant to Mr. Long: Donald Sanders; Associate Lighting Design: Michelle Habeck; Assistant Lighting Design: Michael Jones, Traci Klainer, Hilary Manners and Michael Patterson
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Lane Marsh; Associate Co. Mgr: Connie Yung
Production Stage Manager: Eileen F. Haggerty; Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella and David Benken; Stage Manager: Richard Rauscher; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tina M. Newhauser
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Conductor: Jim Laev; Concert Master: Sylvia D'Avanzo; Violin: Victor Heifets, Fritz Krakowski, Wende Namkung, Cecelia Hobbs Gardner and Nina Evtuhov; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music; Cello: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf and Vivian Israel; Lead Trumpet: Jeffrey Kievit; Trumpet: Tino Gagliardi and Earl Gardner; Trombone: Clint Sharman and Randy Andos; Reeds: Ted Nash, Ben Kono, Ken Dybisz and Don McGeen; Drums: Brian Brake; Bass: Cary Potts; Keyboards: Mark Berman and Jim Laev; Guitars: J. McGeehan; Percussion: Dan McMillan
Casting: Dave Clemmons Casting and Joseph McConnell; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown and Joe Perrotta; Promotions: Hugh Hysell Communications; Dance Captain: Jessica Hartman; Assistant Dance Captain: Todd Anderson; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Consultant: Stephen MacLean; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Hugh Jackman
Broadway debut
Peter Allen
Liza Minnelli
Greg Connell
Boy
Young Peter
Marion Woolnough
Judy Garland
Dick Woolnough
 
Dee Anthony
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Member of Trio
 
Ensemble
Mark Herron
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Member of Trio
 
Ensemble
Member of Trio
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Kevin Spirtas (Peter Allen)
Understudies: Leslie Alexander (Marion Woolnough), Brad Anderson (Greg Connell), John Hill (Peter Allen, Greg Connell), Tari Kelly (Liza Minnelli), Stephanie Kurtzuba (Judy Garland), Heather Laws (Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli), Kevin Spirtas (Greg Connell), Matthew Stocke (Dick Woolnough, Dee Anthony) and P. J. Verhoest (Boy)

Imperial Theatre (Oct 16, 2003 - Sep 12, 2004)

Company Manager: Mark D. Shacket

Cast

Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Girl
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Member of Trio
 
Ensemble
Announcer
 
Trick
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Alice the Rockette
George Woolnough
Standby: Michael Halling (Peter Allen)
Understudies: Brad Anderson (Mark Herron, Peter Allen, George Woolnough, Dick Woolnough, Dee Anthony), Todd Anderson (Chris Bell, Mark Herron, Trick), Victoria Lecta Cave (Judy Garland), Kelly Crandall (Alice the Rockette), Naleah Dey (Member of Trio), Michael Halling (Greg Connell, Chris Bell), Jessica Hartman (Girl), Pamela Jordan (Member of Trio, Alice the Rockette), Heather Laws (Marion Woolnough, Girl, Member of Trio), Jess LeProtto (Boy) and Kevin Spirtas (Chris Bell, Mark Herron)
music by Peter Allen; lyrics by Peter Allen
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
The Lives of Me
Peter Allen
When I Get My Name in Lights
Boy and Ensemble
When I Get My Name in Lights (Reprise)
Peter Allen
Love Crazy
(music by Peter Allen and Adrienne Anderson; lyrics by Peter Allen and Adrienne Anderson)
Chris Bell, Peter Allen and Ensemble
Waltzing Matilda
(music by Marie Cowan and A.B. "Banjo" Paterson; lyrics by Marie Cowan and A.B. "Banjo" Paterson)
Peter Allen and Chris Bell
All I Wanted Was the Dream
Judy Garland
Only an Older Woman
Judy Garland, Peter Allen, Chris Bell and Mark Herron
Best That You Can Do
(music by Burt Bacharach and Christopher Cross; lyrics by Peter Allen and Carole Bayer Sager)
Peter Allen and Liza Minnelli
Don't Wish Too Hard
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Judy Garland
Come Save Me
Liza Minnelli and Peter Allen
Continental American
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Peter Allen and Ensemble
She Loves to Hear the Music
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Liza Minnelli and Ensemble
Quiet Please, There's a Lady On Stage
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Peter Allen and Judy Garland
I'd Rather Leave While I'm in Love
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Liza Minnelli and Peter Allen
Not the Boy Next Door
(lyrics by Dean Pitchford)
Peter Allen and Marion Woolnough
Act 2
Sung By
Bi-Coastal
(music by Peter Allen, David Foster and Tom Keane; lyrics by Peter Allen, David Foster and Tom Keane)
Peter Allen and Trio
If You Were Wondering
Peter Allen and Greg Connell
Sure Thing Baby
Dee Anthony, Greg Connell, Peter Allen, Trio and Male Ensemble
Everything Old is New Again
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Peter Allen and The Rockettes
Everything Old is New Again (Reprise)
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Marion Woolnough, Dee Anthony and Greg Connell
Love Don't Need a Reason
(music by Peter Allen, Michael Callen and Marsha Malamet; lyrics by Peter Allen, Michael Callen and Marsha Malamet)
Peter Allen and Greg Connell
I Honestly Love You
(music by Peter Allen and Jeff Barry; lyrics by Peter Allen and Jeff Barry)
Greg Connell
You and Me
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Liza Minnelli and Peter Allen
I Still Call Australia Home
Peter Allen and Ensemble
Don't Cry Out Loud
(lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager)
Marion Woolnough
Once Before I Go
(music by Peter Allen and Dean Pitchford; lyrics by Peter Allen and Dean Pitchford)
Peter Allen
I Go to Rio
(music by Peter Allen and Adrienne Anderson; lyrics by Peter Allen and Adrienne Anderson)
Peter Allen and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

2004 Nominee
Produced by Ben Gannon and Robert Fox
 

Best Book of a Musical

2004 Nominee
Book by Martin Sherman
Based on Nick Enright

Best Actor in a Musical

2004 Winner
Hugh Jackman
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Beth Fowler and Isabel Keating

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2004 Winner
Hugh Jackman
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Mitchel David Federan

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2004 Winner
Isabel Keating

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