MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 22, 1999
Closing Date
Jun 13, 1999
1st Preview
Mar 23, 1999
1st Preview
Mar 23, 1999
Previews
35
Performances
61
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Apr 22, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999)

Music by Frank Wildhorn; Lyrics by Jack Murphy; Book by Frank Wildhorn and Gregory Boyd; Music orchestrated by Kim Scharnberg; Musical Director: Jeff Lams; Vocal Director: Dave Clemmons
Directed by Jerry Zaks; Associate Director: B.T. McNicholl; Musical Staging by Luis Perez; Assistant Choreographer: Maria Calabrese
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Associate Scenic Design: Chad Owens; Assistant Scenic Design: Randall K. Richards and Craig Edelblut; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Associate Costume Design: Wallace G. Lane, Jr.; Assistant Costume Design: Jennifer Arnold and Patrick Chevillot; Assistant to the Costume Designer: Kyle O'Connor; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Associate Auto. Light Programmer: Paul J. Sonnleitner; Assistant Lighting Design: Paul Miller, Daniel Ordower and Jeff Nellis; Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Mickey Smith; Sound Design by Karl Richardson; Associate Sound Design: Cynthia J. Hawkins; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington; Associate Projection Design: Chelsea Pennebaker and Michael Clark; Projection Programmer: Paul Vershbow
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Executive Producer: Gary Gunas and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.; Company Manager: David Auster; Associate Co. Mgr: Elie Landau; Associate Gen. Mgr: David Auster
Production Supervisor: Bonnie Panson; Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jason Brouillard; Technical Supervision: Tech Production Services, Inc. and Elliot Bertoni
Musical Supervisor: Jason Howland; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Jeff Lams; Associate Conductor: John Korba; Piano: Jeff Lams; Keyboard: John Korba; Guitar: Scott Kuney, Jon Herington and Gordon Titcomb; Bass: Bill Holcomb; Drums: Warren Odze; Harmonica: Michael Rubin; Trombone: Birch Johnson; Trumpet: Wayne J. du Maine; Woodwinds: Charlie Pillow; Violin: Carol Sharar; Cello: Laura Bontrager; Percussion: Roger Squitero
Casting: Dave Clemmons; Marketing: Norman Zagier; Press Representative: Norman Zagier; Battles by David Leong; Promotions by The Richards Group; Historical Consultant: Professor Eric Foner; Dance Captain: Anthony Galde; Fight Captain: Matt Bogart
Clayton Toler
Private Sam Taylor
Autolycus Fell
Corporal William McEwen
Benjamin Reynolds
Sergeant Virgil Franklin
 
Auctioneer's Assistant
Corporal John Beauregard
David Michael Felty
Broadway debut
Pit Singer
Bessie Toler
Private Darius Barksdale
Violet
 
Nurse
 
Pit Singer
Capathia Jenkins
Broadway debut
Harriet Jackson
Frederick Douglass
Captain Emmett Lochran
Mabel
 
Mrs. Bixby
Voice of President Lincoln
 
Corporal Henry Stewart
Monique Midgette
Broadway debut
Pit Singer
Gene Miller
Broadway debut
Captain Billy Pierce
Sarah McEwen
Exter Thomas
Jim Price
Broadway debut
Private Cyrus Stevens
Royal Reed
Broadway debut
Sergeant Byron Richardson
Raun Ruffin
Broadway debut
Pit Singer
John Sawyer
Broadway debut
Private Nathaniel Taylor
Private Conrad Bock
Bart Shatto
Broadway debut
Private Elmore Hotchkiss
Rod Weber
Broadway debut
Sergeant Patrick Anderson
Cassandra White
Broadway debut
Liza Hughes
Understudies: Mike Eldred (Corporal William McEwen, Captain Billy Pierce), Kristine Fraelich (Sarah McEwen, Mabel, Violet, Mrs. Bixby), Hope Harris (Sarah McEwen, Mrs. Bixby), Capathia Jenkins (Bessie Toler), David M. Lutken (Captain Emmett Lochran, Autolycus Fell), Monique Midgette (Bessie Toler, Harriet Jackson), Wayne W. Pretlow (Frederick Douglass, Clayton Toler, Benjamin Reynolds), Jim Price (Captain Emmett Lochran, Autolycus Fell), Royal Reed (Captain Billy Pierce, Private Sam Taylor), Raun Ruffin (Frederick Douglass, Clayton Toler, Benjamin Reynolds), Ron Sharpe (Corporal William McEwen, Private Sam Taylor) and Cassandra White (Harriet Jackson)

St. James Theatre (Apr 22, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999)

Swing: Chad Kimball
music by Frank Wildhorn; lyrics by Jack Murphy
Act 1
Sung By
A House Divided
The Citizens
Freedom's Child
Frederick Douglass and Abolitionists
By The Sword / Sons of Dixie
The Armies
Tell My Father
Private Sam Taylor
The Peculiar Institution
The Enslaved
If Prayin' Were Horses
Clayton Toler and Bessie Toler
Greenback
Autolycus Fell, Mabel and Violet
Missing You (My Bill)
Sarah McEwen
Judgment Day
Captain Billy Pierce, Captain Emmett Lochran, Private Sam Taylor and The Armies
Father, How Long?
Clayton Toler
Someday
Harriet Jackson, Bessie Toler and Others
I'll Never Pass This Way Again
Corporal Henry Stewart
How Many Devils?
The Armies
Act 2
Sung By
Virginia
Captain Billy Pierce
Candle in the Window
Harriet Jackson
Oh! Be Joyful!
Autolycus Fell, Sergeant Byron Richardson, Private Conrad Bock and Private Elmore Hotchkiss
The Hospital
Mrs. Bixby, Nurse, Union Soldiers and Clayton Toler
If Prayin' Were Horses (Reprise)
Clayton Toler and Bessie Toler
River Jordan
Benjamin Reynolds and Others
Sarah
Corporal William McEwen
The Honor of Your Name
Sarah McEwen
Greenback (Reprise)
Autolycus Fell and Violet
Northbound Train
Captain Emmett Lochran
Last Waltz for Dixie
Captain Billy Pierce and Confederate Soldiers
The Glory
Captain Emmett Lochran, Frederick Douglass, Benjamin Reynolds and Full Company

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1999 Nominee
Michel Bell
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1999 Nominee
Cheryl Freeman
 

Outstanding Music

1999 Nominee
Music by Frank Wildhorn
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1999 Nominee
Lighting Design by Paul Gallo
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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