MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 11, 1979
Closing Date
Mar 04, 1979
1st Preview
Dec 27, 1978
1st Preview
Dec 27, 1978
Previews
17
Performances
61
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Palace Theatre
(Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)

Setting
June 13 - June 18, 1940. Between Paris and the Atlantic Coast of France.

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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marc Schlackman and Debra Lyman
Assistant Conductor: Rod Derefinko
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; Poster Art by David Byrd
S. L. Jacobowsky
Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
Marianne
Ensemble
Mme. Vauclain
 
Mme. Manzoni
 
Bride's Aunt
Ensemble
Mme. Marville
An elegant lady
 
Mother Madeleine
Hugo The Hungarian Hercules
 
Bargeman
 
Ensemble
Cziesno
 
Ensemble
Mme. Bouffier
 
A Peasant Woman
 
Bride's Mother
 
Sister Roland
Swing Dancer
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Commissaire of Police
 
Ensemble
Chauffeur
 
Peddler
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Stiltwalker
 
Papa Clairon
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Captain Meuller
Swing Dancer
Ensemble
Claudine
 
Ensemble
Man with Flower in His Lapel
Conductor
 
Bride's Father
Ensemble
Szabuniewicz
Jeannot
 
Groom
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
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. Marville, Mme. Manzoni) and Jay Stuart (Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky)

Palace Theatre (Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)

Cast

Swing Dancer
Feb 06, 1979 - ?
Mme. Bouffier
 
A Peasant Woman
 
Bride's Mother
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1979 Nominee
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1979 Nominee
Joel Grey
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1979 Nominee
Ron Holgate

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1979 Nominee
Joel Grey
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