MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 04, 1993
Closing Date
Aug 15, 1993
1st Preview
Feb 13, 1993
1st Preview
Feb 13, 1993
Previews
23
Performances
188
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Marquis Theatre
(Mar 04, 1993 - Aug 15, 1993)

Setting
In and around Paula's apartment, New York City.

Book by Neil Simon; Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by David Zippel; Musical Director: Jack Everly; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers and Torrie Zito; Dance arrangements by Mark Hummel
Directed by Michael Kidd; Musical staging by Graciela Daniele; Assistant Choreographer: Willie Rosario
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Associate Scenic Design: Peter Eastman; Assistant Scenic Design: Robert Perdziola, Peter Rogness and James Schuette; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Assistant Costume Design: Claudia Stephens and Mitchell Bloom; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Associate Lighting Design: Marilyn Rennagel; Sound Design by Tom Clark; Assistant Sound Design: Stephen Erb
General Manager: Leonard Soloway; Company Manager: Dana Sherman; Associate Co. Mgr: Sammy Ledbetter
Production Supervisor: Peter Lawrence; Technical Supervisor: Peter Feller, Sr. and Arthur Siccardi; Stage Manager: Thomas A. Bartlett; Assistant Stage Mgr: Greta Minsky
Conducted by Jack Everly; Assistant Conductor: Fran L. Forchetti; Concert Master: Ron Oakland; Reeds: Albert Regni, Bob Keller, Edward Zuhlke and John Winder; Trumpet: Bob Millikan, Danny Cahn and Darryl Shaw; Trombone: Keith O'Quinn; Bass Trombone: George Flynn; French Horn: John Clark; Drums: Michael Keller; Percussion: Jim Saporito; Keyboards: Lee Musiker and Myles Chase; Violin: Ron Oakland, Janet Hill, Claudia Hafer-Tondi and Deborah Wong; Cello: Alvin McCall, Mark Shuman and Ellen Westerman; Bass: Bill Sloat; Harp: Lise Nadeau; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller
Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Dance Captain: Cynthia Onrubia; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Elliot
Cast of Richard III
Stage Manager
 
Cast of Richard III
Cast of Richard III
Second Man at Theatre
 
Audience at Richard III
 
TV Stage Manager
 
Ricky Simpson Announcer
Cast of Richard III
Cast of Richard III
Audience at Richard III
 
Mark's Mother
Audience at Richard III
Cast of Richard III
 
Ricky Simpson
Woman at Theatre
 
Audience at Richard III
Cast of Richard III
Cast of Richard III
Melanie
 
Cast of Richard III
First Man at Theatre
 
Audience at Richard III
Cast of Richard III
Cynthia
Billy
 
Cast of Richard III
Mrs. Crosby
Standby: Betsy Joslyn (Paula) and Michael McGrath (Elliot)
Understudies: Ibijoke Akinola (Melanie, Cynthia), Darlesia Cearcy (Mrs. Crosby), Rick Crom (Elliot, Mark, Ricky Simpson), Ruth Gottschall (Donna), Nancy Hess (Paula), Lisa Molina (Lucy) and Erin Torpey (Lucy)

Marquis Theatre (Mar 04, 1993 - Aug 15, 1993)

Cast

Cast of Richard III
Mark's Mother
music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by David Zippel
Act 1
Sung By
This Is as Good as It Gets
Paula and Lucy
No More
Paula
A Beat Behind
Paula, Billy and Ensemble
This Is as Good as It Gets (Reprise)
Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
My Rules
Elliot and Paula
Good News, Bad News
Elliot, Paula and Lucy
Good News, Bad News (Reprise)
Mrs. Crosby
Footsteps
Paula and Lucy
How Can I Win?
Paula
Richard Interred
Elliot, Paula, Lucy, Mark, Mrs. Crosby, Donna and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
How Can I Win? (Reprise)
Paula
Good News, Bad News (Reprise)
Elliot
Too Good to Be Bad
Paula, Donna and Jenna
2 Good 2 Be Bad
Mrs. Crosby
Who Would've Thought?
Paula, Elliot, Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
Paula (An Improvised Love Song)
Elliot and Paula
Who Would've Thought? (Reprise)
Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
I Can Play This Part
Elliot
Jump for Joy
Paula and Ensemble
What a Guy
Paula
Finale
Paula, Elliot and Lucy

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Martin Short
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Bernadette Peters
 

Best Choreography

1993 Nominee
Choreographed by Graciela Daniele
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1993 Nominee
Directed by Michael Kidd

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1993 Nominee
Martin Short
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1993 Nominee
Lyrics by David Zippel
 

Outstanding Music

1993 Nominee
Music by Marvin Hamlisch

Theatre World

Award

1993 Recipient
Martin Short
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