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The Grand Tour   

Palace Theatre, (1/11/1979 - 3/04/1979)
First Preview: Dec 27, 1978 Total Previews: 17
Opening Date: Jan 11, 1979    
Closing Date: Mar 04, 1979 Total Performances: 61

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: June 13 - June 18, 1940. Between Paris and the Atlantic Coast of France.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Diana Shumlin and Jack Schlissel; Produced in association with Carole J. Shorenstein and Stewart F. Lane
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble; Based upon the original play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" by Franz Werfel; Based upon the American play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" by S. N. Behrman; Musical Director: Wally Harper; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Uncredited additional vocal arrangements by Larry Blank
Directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Assistant Choreographer: Mercedes Ellington
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Hair Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Make-Up Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jay Kingwill; Associate Gen. Mgr: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: Richard Elkow
Casting: Feuer & Ritzer; General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt and Maria Cristina Pucci; Dance Captain: Tina Paul; Advertising: Weiner Associates and Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt
Joel Grey
S. L. Jacobowsky
Ron Holgate
Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
Florence Lacey
Bjarne Buchtrup
Chevi Colton
Mme. Vauclain
Mme. Manzoni
Bride's Aunt
Carol Dorian
Travis Hudson
Mme. Marville
An elegant lady
Mother Madeleine
Kenneth Kantor
Hugo The Hungarian Hercules
Jack Karcher
Grace Keagy
Mme. Bouffier
A Peasant Woman
Bride's Mother
Sister Roland
Bronna Lipton
Swing Dancer
Debra Lyman
Michelle Marshall
Bob Morrisey
Commissaire of Police
Stan Page
Tina Paul
Jay Pierce
Papa Clairon
Linda Poser
Theresa Rakov
George Reinholt
Captain Meuller
Jeff Richards
Swing Dancer
Paul Solen
Jo Speros
Jay Stuart
Man with Flower in His Lapel
Gene Varrone
Bride's Father
Jeff Veazey
Stephen Vinovich
Mark Waldrop
Bonnie Young
Standby: Charles Abbott (S. L. Jacobowsky)
Understudies: Kenneth Kantor (Szabuniewicz), Jack Karcher (Captain Meuller), Bronna Lipton (Bride's Aunt), Bob Morrisey (Man with Flower in His Lapel), Linda Poser (Marianne, Mme. Vauclain, Mother Madeleine), Theresa Rakov (Mme. Manzoni, Mme. Marville) and Jay Stuart (Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky)
Tony Award®
1979 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
1979 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joel Grey
1979 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Ron Holgate
Drama Desk Award
1979 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joel Grey
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1 Sung By
I'll Be Here Tomorrow S. L. Jacobowsky
For Poland Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Mme. Bouffier and Parisians
I Belong Here Marianne
Marianne Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
We're Almost There Marianne, Szabuniewicz, S. L. Jacobowsky, Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Mme. Marville, Conductor and Passengers
Marianne (Reprise) S. L. Jacobowsky
More and More/ Less and Less Marianne and Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
One Extraordinary Thing S. L. Jacobowsky, Marianne, Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Szabuniewicz and Carnival Performers
One Extraordinary Thing (Reprise) S. L. Jacobowsky
ACT 2 Sung By
Mrs. S.L. Jacobowsky S. L. Jacobowsky
Wedding Conversation S. L. Jacobowsky and Bride's Father
Mazeltov Bride's Father and Wedding Guests
I Think, I Think Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
For Poland (Reprise) Marianne, Mother Madeleine and Sisters of Charity
You I Like Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky and S. L. Jacobowsky
I Belong Here (Reprise) Marianne
I'll Be Here Tomorrow (Reprise) S. L. Jacobowsky