MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 16, 1993
Closing Date
Dec 19, 1993
1st Preview
Nov 02, 1993
1st Preview
Nov 02, 1993
Previews
51
Performances
5
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Gershwin Theatre
(Dec 16, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993)

Setting
The world of The Ballet Lermontov, in London, Paris and Monte Carlo. 1921-1922.

Music by Jule Styne; Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Paul Stryker; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Ballet and dance arrangements by Gordon Harrell; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and William D. Brohn; Adapted from the film "The Red Shoes" by: Powell-Pressburger
Directed by Stanley Donen; Choreographed by Lar Lubovitch; Assistant Choreographer: Ginger Thatcher
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman; Associate Scenic Design: Joel Reynolds; Assistant Scenic Design: Matthew Bliss, Judy Gailen, Richard Jaris, Bryan Johnson, Marion Kolsby and Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Assistant Costume Design: Laura Drawbaugh; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Principal Associate Lighting Designer: Jason Kantrowitz; Associate Lighting Design: John McKernon; Lighting Assistant: Benjamin Pearcy; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Assistant Sound Design: Jeremy Grody; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
Production Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Technical Supervisor: Kenneth G. Keneally; Stage Manager: Frank Lombardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Hester
Flying by Flying by Foy
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Press Representative: Frimark & Thibodeau Associates; Dance Captain: Ginger Thatcher; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Assistant to the Director: Susana Tubert
Steve Barton
Replaced Roger Rees in previews
Boris Lermontov
Victoria Page
Leslie Browne
Broadway debut
Irina Boronskaya
Grisha Ljubov
Sergei Ratov
Julian Craster
Victoria Page
Alternate
Jennifer Alexander
Broadway debut
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Jean-Louis
Alternate
 
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Lady Ottoline Neston
 
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James
"Les Sylphides"
 
Jean-Louis
 
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Miss Lovat
 
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Miss Hardiman
 
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Dmitri
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The Priest
 
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The Angel
 
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Ivan Boleslavsky
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Dr. Copelias
 
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Understudies: Scott Fowler (Ivan Boleslavsky), Laurie Gamache (Irina Boronskaya, Lady Ottoline Neston), Charles Goff (Sergei Ratov), Nina Goldman (Irina Boronskaya), Robert Jensen (Boris Lermontov, Dmitri), Christina Johnson (Victoria Page), Christina Marie Norrup (Marguerite), Oscar Ruge (Livy), Alexies Sánchez (Grisha Ljubov, Ivan Boleslavsky), James Weatherstone (Julian Craster, Dmitri, Livy) and Amy Wilder (Victoria Page)

Gershwin Theatre (Dec 16, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993)

Cast

Boris Lermontov
Was replaced in previews
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Marsha Norman and Paul Stryker
Act 1
Sung By
Swan Lake
Irina Boronskaya, Ivan Boleslavsky, Grisha Ljubov and Company
I Make the Rules
Boris Lermontov
The Audition
Victoria Page
Corps de Ballet
Grisha Ljubov and Company
When It Happens to You
Julian Craster
Top of the Sky
Boris Lermontov and Victoria Page
Ballet Montage
Victoria Page and Company
It's a Fairy Tale
Boris Lermontov, Julian Craster, Grisha Ljubov, Sergei Ratov and Dmitri
Be Somewhere
Julian Craster
The Rag
Grisha Ljubov and Company
Am I to Wish Her Love
Boris Lermontov and Victoria Page
Act 2
Sung By
Do Svedanaya
Grisha Ljubov, Sergei Ratov and Company
Come Home
Boris Lermontov
When You Dance for a King
Boris Lermontov and Victoria Page
The Ballet of the Red Shoes
The Girl, the Shoemaker and the Young Man

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Margaret Illmann
 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical

1994 Nominee
George de la Peña

Theatre World

Award

1994 Recipient
Margaret Illmann
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