MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 19, 2001
Closing Date
Apr 22, 2007
1st Preview
Mar 21, 2001
1st Preview
Mar 21, 2001
Previews
33
Performances
2,502
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Apr 19, 2001 - Apr 22, 2007)

Setting
New York. 1959.

Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Music by Mel Brooks; Lyrics by Mel Brooks; Musical Director: Patrick S. Brady; Vocal arrangements by Patrick S. Brady; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Music arranged by Glen Kelly; Uncredited orchestrations by Larry Blank
Directed by Susan Stroman; Choreographed by Susan Stroman; Associate Director: Steven Zweigbaum; Assistant Director: Scott Bishop; Associate Choreographer: Warren Carlyle; Assistant Choreographer: Lisa Shriver
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Associate Scenic Design: Dave Peterson; Assistant Scenic Design: Atkin Pace and Thomas Peter Sarr; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Associate Costume Design: Martha Bromelmeier; Assistant Costume Design: Tom Beall; Assistant to William Ivey Long: Laura Oppenheimer and Heather Bair; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Automated Light Programmer: Josh Weitzman; Assistant Lighting Design: Paul Miller, Mick Smith and Philip Rosenberg; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Associate Sound Design: John Shivers; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Randy Houston Mercer
General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and Laura Green; Company Manager: Kathy Lowe; Associate Co. Mgr: Jackie Newman
Technical Supervisor: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Assistant Stage Mgr: Casey Aileen Rafter and Alexis Shorter
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Musical Supervisor: Glen Kelly; Conducted by Patrick S. Brady; Associate Conductor: Phil Reno; Concert Master: Rick Dolan; Woodwind: Vincent DellaRocca, Steven J. Greenfield, Jay Hassler, Alva F. Hunt and Frank Santagata; Trumpet: David Rogers, Nick Marchione and Frank Greene; Tenor Trombone: Dan Levine and Tim Sessions; Bass Trombone: Chris Olness; French Horn: Jill Williamson; Violin: Ashley D. Horne, Louise Owen, Karen M. Karlsrud and Helen Kim; Cello: Laura Bontrager; Harp: Anna Reinersman; String Bass: Robert Renino; Drums: Cubby O'Brien; Percussion: Benjamin Herman; Keyboard: Phil Reno; Music Preparation: Miller Music Services
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Dance Captain: Brad Musgrove and Christina Marie Norrup; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Paul Kolnik and Norma Jean Roy; Promotions/Marketing: The Marketing Group; Supervising Property Master: Laura Koch; Press Associate: Bill Coyle and Joe Perrotta
By special arrangement with StudioCanal
Leo Bloom
Mar 21, 2001 - Mar 17, 2002
Max Bialystock
Mar 21, 2001 - Mar 17, 2002
Carmen Ghia
Roger De Bris
Mar 21, 2001 - Apr 24, 2003
Ulla
Mar 21, 2001 - Aug 03, 2003
Franz Liebkind
Scott
Mar 21, 2001 - Jun 16, 2002
 
Donald Dinsmore
 
Guard
 
Ensemble
Hold-me Touch-me
 
Ensemble
Usherette
 
Ensemble
 
Kiss-me Feel-me
 
Foreman of Jury
 
Ensemble
O'Houlihan
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lead Tenor
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
O'Riley
 
Ensemble
 
Jack Lepidus
 
Judge
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mar 21, 2001 - Jul 21, 2002
Usherette
 
Lick-me Bite-me
 
Ensemble
O'Rourke
 
Bailiff
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mr. Marks
 
Kevin
 
Jason Green
 
Sergeant
 
Trustee
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Jim Borstelmann (Franz Liebkind, Roger De Bris), Jeffry Denman (Leo Bloom, Franz Liebkind), Ida Gilliams (Ulla), Jamie LaVerdiere (Leo Bloom, Carmen Ghia), Brad Musgrove (Carmen Ghia, Roger De Bris), Brad Oscar (Max Bialystock, Roger De Bris), Angie L. Schworer (Ulla) and Ray Wills (Max Bialystock)

St. James Theatre (Apr 19, 2001 - Apr 22, 2007)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Àra Marx
Associate Conductor: David Gursky; Woodwinds: Christine MacDonnell; French Horn: Nancy Billmann; Cello: Leo Grinhauz; String Bass: John Arbo (Feb 27, 2007 - Apr 22, 2007); Drums: Larry Lelli
Dance Captain: Courtney Young and Justin Greer; Press Representative: Rick Miramontez; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Cast

Leo Bloom
Dec 30, 2003 - Apr 04, 2004
Max Bialystock
Dec 30, 2003 - Apr 04, 2004
Carmen Ghia
Aug 31, 2004 - ?
Ulla
Aug 05, 2003 - Nov 02, 2003
Ulla
Nov 04, 2003 - Apr 22, 2007
Max Bialystock
Oct 07, 2003 - Dec 28, 2003
Leo Bloom
Dec 17, 2002 - May 18, 2003
 
Carmen Ghia
Dec 30, 2003 - Apr 04, 2004
 
Leo Bloom
Apr 06, 2004 - Jun 13, 2004
 
Leo Bloom
May 03, 2005 - Jul 03, 2005
 
Leo Bloom
May 16, 2006 - Jul 2006
 
Leo Bloom
Dec 19, 2006 - circa. 2007
O'Houlihan
circa. Aug 2006 - ?
 
Ensemble
Roger De Bris
Oct 07, 2003 - ?
Lead Tenor
Jun 02, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005
O'Riley
 
Ensemble
Franz Liebkind
Apr 16, 2002 - May 03, 2002
 
Scott
Jun 18, 2002 - ?
 
Donald Dinsmore
 
Guard
 
Scott
 
Ensemble
Judge
Dec 31, 2003 - Dec 31, 2003
Ensemble
Jul 24, 2003 - Feb 19, 2004
 
Usherette
Ensemble
Max Bialystock
Dec 19, 2006 - ?
Shirley
 
Kiss-me Feel-me
 
Foreman of Jury
Franz Liebkind
May 04, 2002 - Apr 24, 2003
 
Roger De Bris
Apr 25, 2003 - Oct 05, 2003
 
Max Bialystock
Dec 13, 2004 - Dec 20, 2004
Leo Bloom
Jun 15, 2004 - Jan 10, 2005
 
Leo Bloom
Jul 05, 2005 - May 14, 2006
 
Leo Bloom
Jul 27, 2006 - ?
 
Leo Bloom
Jan 23, 2007 - ?
Roger De Bris
O'Riley
Jan 14, 2003 - Jun 15, 2003
 
Ensemble
Jan 14, 2003 - Jun 15, 2003
Max Bialystock
Mar 19, 2002 - Apr 14, 2002
O'Rourke
 
Ensemble
 
Bailiff
Carmen Ghia
Jul 02, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002
O'Riley
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Kimberly Jones
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Max Bialystock
Dec 21, 2004 - Jul 03, 2005
Ensemble
Chris Klink
Broadway Debut
O'Riley
 
Ensemble
Kevin
 
Jason Green
 
Mr. Marks
 
Sergeant
 
Trustee
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
circa. Aug 2006 - ?
Mr. Marks
 
Kevin
 
Jason Green
 
Sergeant
 
Trustee
 
Ensemble
O'Rourke
 
Bailiff
 
Ensemble
Carmen Ghia
Dec 17, 2002 - Dec 28, 2003
Franz Liebkind
 
Ensemble
 
Lick-me Bite-me
Max Bialystock
Apr 16, 2002 - Apr 27, 2003
 
Max Bialystock
Apr 06, 2004 - Dec 12, 2004
Ensemble
Roger De Bris
Sep 15, 2006 - ?
Carmen Ghia
Hold-me Touch-me
 
Ensemble
Leo Bloom
Jan 11, 2005 - May 01, 2005
Franz Liebkind
Apr 25, 2003 - ?
 
Bailiff
 
Ensemble
Max Bialystock
Apr 29, 2003 - Oct 05, 2003
Leo Bloom
May 20, 2003 - Dec 28, 2003
Ensemble
O'Rourke
 
Bailiff
O'Houlihan
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Leo Bloom
Mar 19, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002
Usherette
 
Ensemble
Usherette
 
Ensemble
Standby: Brad Oscar (Max Bialystock, Max Bialystock)
Understudies: Jennifer Paige Chambers (Ulla), Ida Leigh Curtis (Ulla), John Treacy Egan (Max Bialystock, Franz Liebkind, Roger De Bris), Stacey Todd Holt (Leo Bloom, Carmen Ghia), Charley Izabella King (Ulla), Kevin Ligon (Max Bialystock, Franz Liebkind, Roger De Bris), Matt Loehr (Leo Bloom), Katrina Loncaric (Ulla), Mark Lotito (Max Bialystock, Franz Liebkind, Roger De Bris), Brad Musgrove (Carmen Ghia), Joel Newsome (Leo Bloom, Carmen Ghia), Bill Nolte (Max Bialystock), Larry Raben (Leo Bloom, Carmen Ghia), Sarrah Strimel (Ulla), Jenny-Lynn Suckling (Ulla), Tracy Terstriep (Ulla), Patrick Wetzel (Carmen Ghia, Franz Liebkind, Leo Bloom, Franz Liebkind) and Ray Wills (Franz Liebkind)
music by Mel Brooks; lyrics by Mel Brooks
Act 1
Sung By
Opening Night
Ensemble
The King of Broadway
Max Bialystock and Ensemble
We Can Do It
Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom
I Wanna Be a Producer
Leo Bloom and The Accountants
We Can Do It (Reprise)
Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom
In Old Bavaria
Franz Liebkind
Der Guten Tag Hop Clop
Franz Liebkind, Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom
Keep It Gay
Roger De Bris, Carmen Ghia, Bryan, Kevin, Scott, Shirley, Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom
When You Got It, Flaunt It
Ulla
Along Came Bialy
Max Bialystock and Little Old Ladies
Act One Finale
Max Bialystock, Leo Bloom, Franz Liebkind, Ulla, Roger De Bris, Carmen Ghia, Bryan, Kevin, Scott, Shirley and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
That Face
Leo Bloom, Ulla and Max Bialystock
Haben Sie Gehoert Das Deutsche Band?
Jason Green and Franz Liebkind
Opening Night (Reprise)
The Usherettes
You Never Say 'Good Luck' on Opening Night
Roger De Bris, Max Bialystock, Carmen Ghia, Franz Liebkind and Leo Bloom
Springtime for Hitler
Lead Tenor, Roger De Bris, Ulla and Ensemble
Where Did We Go Right?
Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom
Betrayed
Max Bialystock
'Til Him
Leo Bloom and Max Bialystock
Prisoners of Love
The Convicts
Prisoners of Love (Reprise)
Roger De Bris, Ulla and Ensemble
Leo and Max
Leo Bloom and Max Bialystock
Goodbye!
The Company

Tony Award®

Best Book of a Musical

2001 Winner
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Best Original Score

2001 Winner
Music by Mel Brooks
Lyrics by Mel Brooks

Best Actor in a Musical

2001 Winner
Nathan Lane
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Matthew Broderick

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2001 Winner
Gary Beach
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Brad Oscar and Roger Bart

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2001 Winner
Cady Huffman

Best Scenic Design

2001 Winner
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner

Best Costume Design

2001 Winner
Costume Design by William Ivey Long

Best Lighting Design

2001 Winner
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski

Best Choreography

2001 Winner
Choreographed by Susan Stroman

Best Direction of a Musical

2001 Winner
Directed by Susan Stroman

Best Orchestrations

2001 Winner
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2001 Winner
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2001 Winner
Nathan Lane
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Matthew Broderick

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2001 Winner
Gary Beach
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2001 Nominee
Roger Bart

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2001 Winner
Cady Huffman

Outstanding Choreography

2001 Winner
Choreographed by Susan Stroman

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2001 Winner
Directed by Susan Stroman

Outstanding Orchestrations

2001 Winner
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Outstanding Lyrics

2001 Winner
Lyrics by Mel Brooks

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2001 Winner
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner

Outstanding Costume Design

2001 Winner
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

2001 Nominee
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski
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