MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 26, 2000
Closing Date
Sep 01, 2002
1st Preview
Sep 25, 2000
1st Preview
Sep 25, 2000
Previews
35
Performances
770
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Eugene O'Neill Theatre
(Oct 26, 2000 - Sep 01, 2002)

Setting
Buffalo, New York. The Present.

Book by Terrence McNally; Music by David Yazbek; Lyrics by David Yazbek; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Dance arrangements by Zane Mark; Musical Director: Ted Sperling; Vocal and incidental music arrangements by Ted Sperling
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Assistant Director: Philip Shneidman; Assistant Choreographer: Michele Lynch
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by Robert Morgan; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Tom Clark; Associate Costume Design: Michele K. Short; Associate Lighting Design: Mark T. Simpson
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: Dave Harris
Production Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: Nancy Harrington; Stage Manager: Julie Baldauff; Assistant Stage Mgr: Matthew Aaron Stern
Conducted by Kimberly Grigsby; Associate Conductor: Zane Mark; Reeds: Lino Gomez and Paul Vercesi; Trumpets: Kevin Batchelor and Bob Millikan; Trombones: Herb Besson and Mike Boschen; Keyboards: Zane Mark; Piano: Dan Lipton; Guitar: Steve Bargonetti; Bass: Chris Smylie; Drums: Dean Sharenow; Percussion: Howard Joines; Musical Coordinator: Ronald Sell; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Liz Woodman Casting; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Dance Captain: Denis Jones; Marketing: The Walton Group; Press Associate: Joseph Perrotta; Production Assistant: Stephen R. Gruse
Dave Bukatinsky
Nathan Lukowski
Alternate
Malcolm MacGregor
Pam Lukowski
Noah "Horse" T. Simmons
Minister
Susan Hershey
Nathan Lukowski
Alternate
Teddy Slaughter
Jeanette Burmeister
Sep 25, 2000 - Aug 18, 2001
Ethan Girard
Georgie Bukatinsky
Buddy "Keno" Walsh
Joanie Lish
Estelle Genovese
Harold Nichols
Molly MacGregor
Vicki Nichols
Tony Giordano
Police Sergeant
Reg Willoughby
Jerry Lukowski
Sep 25, 2000 - Nov 04, 2001
Understudies: Jay Douglas (Jerry Lukowski, Malcolm MacGregor), Laura Marie Duncan (Georgie Bukatinsky, Estelle Genovese, Pam Lukowski, Vicki Nichols), Angelo Fraboni (Buddy "Keno" Walsh), Denis Jones (Ethan Girard), Jannie Jones (Georgie Bukatinsky), Liz McConahay (Vicki Nichols), Sue-Anne Morrow (Georgie Bukatinsky, Estelle Genovese, Pam Lukowski), Jason Opsahl (Malcolm MacGregor, Ethan Girard), Patti Perkins (Jeanette Burmeister), Jimmy Smagula (Dave Bukatinsky), C. E. Smith (Noah "Horse" T. Simmons), Matthew Stocke (Jerry Lukowski), Todd Weeks (Harold Nichols) and Ronald Wyche (Noah "Horse" T. Simmons)

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Oct 26, 2000 - Sep 01, 2002)

Associate Scenic Design: Brian Webb; Associate Sound Design: Nevin Steinberg
Company Manager: Matthew Markoff
Stage Manager: Stephen R. Gruse
Assistant Conductor: Howard Joines

Cast

Heidi Blickenstaff
Broadway debut
Susan Hershey
Dec 2001 - Mar 2002
Vicki Nichols
Apr 16, 2002 - ?
Minister
Susan Hershey
Jerry Lukowski
Nov 06, 2001 - Sep 01, 2002
Jane Connell
During Kathleen Freeman's vacation
Jeanette Burmeister
Jul 03, 2001 - Jul 15, 2001
 
Jeanette Burmeister
Ethan Girard
Nov 20, 2001 - ?
Malcolm MacGregor
Malcolm MacGregor
Nov 20, 2001 - ?
Nathan Lukowski
Alternate
Carol Linnea Johnson
Broadway debut
Pam Lukowski
Estelle Genovese
Noah "Horse" T. Simmons
Nov 20, 2001 - ?
Teddy Slaughter
Nathan Lukowski
Alternate
Nathan Lukowski
Alternate
Dave Bukatinsky
Nov 20, 2001 - ?
Harold Nichols
Nov 20, 2001 - ?
Reg Willoughby
Aug 2001 - Jan 2002
Susan Hershey
Understudies: Heidi Blickenstaff (Vicki Nichols), Lori Chase (Estelle Genovese, Vicki Nichols, Jeanette Burmeister), Jay Douglas (Buddy "Keno" Walsh), Sloan Just (Georgie Bukatinsky), Matthew Stocke (Harold Nichols), Paul Whitty and Sarah Zimmerman (Estelle Genovese, Pam Lukowski)
music by David Yazbek; lyrics by David Yazbek
Act 1
Sung By
Scrap
Jerry Lukowski, Dave Bukatinsky, Malcolm MacGregor, Ethan Girard, Reg Willoughby and The Men
It's a Woman's World
Georgie Bukatinsky, Susan Hershey, Joanie Lish and Estelle Genovese
Man
Jerry Lukowski and Dave Bukatinsky
Big-Ass Rock
Jerry Lukowski, Dave Bukatinsky and Malcolm MacGregor
Life With Harold
Vicki Nichols
Big Black Man
Noah "Horse" T. Simmons and The Guys
You Rule My World
Dave Bukatinsky and Harold Nichols
Michael Jordan's Ball
The Guys
Act 2
Sung By
Jeanette's Showbiz Number
Jeanette Burmeister and The Guys
Breeze Off the River
Jerry Lukowski
The Goods
The Guys and The Women
You Walk with Me
Malcolm MacGregor and Ethan Girard
You Rule My World (Reprise)
Georgie Bukatinsky and Vicki Nichols
Let it Go
The Guys and The Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

2001 Nominee
Produced by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Lindsay Law and Thomas Hall
 

Best Book of a Musical

2001 Nominee
Book by Terrence McNally
 

Best Original Score

2001 Nominee
Music by David Yazbek
Lyrics by David Yazbek
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Patrick Wilson
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Kathleen Freeman
 

Best Choreography

2001 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2001 Nominee
Directed by Jack O'Brien
 

Best Orchestrations

2001 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Musical

2001 Nominee
Produced by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Lindsay Law and Thomas Hall
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2001 Nominee
Book by Terrence McNally
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Patrick Wilson
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Kathleen Freeman
 

Outstanding Choreography

2001 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2001 Nominee
Directed by Jack O'Brien
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2001 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2001 Nominee
Lyrics by David Yazbek

Outstanding Music

2001 Winner
Music by David Yazbek
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

2001 Nominee
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley

Theatre World

Award

2001 Recipient
Kathleen Freeman
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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