MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 09, 1975
Closing Date
Mar 16, 1975
1st Preview
Feb 28, 1975
1st Preview
Feb 28, 1975
Previews
7
Performances
9
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lyceum Theatre
(Mar 09, 1975 - Mar 16, 1975)

Originally produced at the Queens Playhouse by Joseph S. Kutrzeba
Music by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand; Lyrics by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand; Book by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand; Musical Director: Chuck Strand; Music arranged by Chuck Strand and Gus Montero
Directed by William Martin; Choreographed by Dennis Dennehy
Scenic Design by Frank J. Boros; Costume Design by Frank J. Boros; Lighting Design by Ian Calderon; Sound Design by Bill Merrill
General Manager: Spofford J. Beadle; Company Manager: James O'Neill
Production Stage Manager: Bruce Hoover; Stage Manager: Phillip Moser; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marius Hanford
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell; Rhythm Guitar: John Angelori; Organ: Alan Bowin; Lead Guitar: Mark Cianfrani; Drums: Joe DiCarlo; Bass Guitar: James Marino; Piano: Chuck Strand; Standby Musician (Drums and Bass Guitar): Joe Angelori; Standby Musician (Lead and Rhythm Guitar): Zan Burnham; Standby Musician (Keyboards): Stephanie Sarafoglu
Casting Consultant: Ruby Theodore; General Press Representative: Alan Eichler; Assistant Press Representative: Marilyn Percy; Advertising: Gamut International; Vocal Assistance and Coaching: Gene Curty; Dance Captain: Jim-Patrick McMahon; Photographer: Bert Andrews
Lieutenant
"C" Company
Judge
 
OCS Sergeant
First General
Defense Attorney
Captain
"C" Company
Clergyman
 
First Reporter
 
"C" Company
Chaplain
 
First Congressman
"C" Company
Second General
Recruiting Sergeant
 
Senator
"C" Company
Prosecutor
 
Second Congressman
 
"C" Company
New Recruit
Third Reporter
Third General
G.I.
 
Second Reporter
 
"C" Company
Standby: Dan Kruger (Defense Attorney)
Understudies: Steven Boockvor (OCS Sergeant), Gene Curty (Prosecutor), Walt Hunter (Judge, Defense Attorney), Clark James (Third General), Beth Kennedy (Third Reporter), Dan Kruger (G.I., Second Congressman), Jim-Patrick McMahon (Clergyman, First Reporter, Second Reporter), Eugene Moose (Chaplain), Joseph Pugliese (Lieutenant), Burt Rodriguez (Captain), Danny Taylor (Recruiting Sergeant, Senator, First Congressman) and Tom Tofel (New Recruit)
The Indictment
Lieutenant and Judge
Join the Army
Lieutenant, Recruiting Sergeant and Recruits
Look for the Men With Potential
Generals
Kill
OCS Sergeant
I Don't Want to Go Over to Vietnam
Lieutenant and "C" Company
Eulogy
Chaplain
At 0700 Tomorrow
Captain and "C" Company
Massacre
Captain, Lieutenant, "C" Company and Vietnamese
Something's Gone Wrong
Captain and Lieutenant
Twenty-Eight
Generals, Captain and Lieutenant
Let's Believe in the Captain
Generals
Final Report
First General
I Will Make Things Happen
G.I.
He Wants to Put the Army in Jail
Senator, 1st & 2nd Congressmen and Clergyman
There's No Other Solution
Generals
I'm Going Home
Lieutenant and "C" Company
We've Chosen You, Lieutenant
Generals
The Star of This War
Reporters and Lieutenant
On Trial for My Life
Lieutenant
The Conscience of a Nation
Prosecutor
Damned No Matter How He Turned
Defense Attorney
On Trial for My Life (Reprise)
Lieutenant
The Verdict
Judge and Jurors
Finale
New Recruit, Recruiting Sergeant and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1975 Nominee
Produced by Joseph S. Kutrzeba and Spofford J. Beadle
 

Best Book of a Musical

1975 Nominee
Book by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand
 

Best Original Score

1975 Nominee
Music by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand
Lyrics by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1975 Nominee
Eddie Mekka

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

1975 Nominee
Produced by Joseph S. Kutrzeba and Spofford J. Beadle
 

Outstanding Music and Lyrics

1975 Nominee
Music by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand
Lyrics by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1975 Nominee
Eddie Mekka
 

Outstanding Choreography

1975 Nominee
Choreographed by Dennis Dennehy
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1975 Nominee
Directed by William Martin
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