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The Robber Bridegroom   

This production played in repertory with Edward II, The Time of Your Life, The Three Sisters

Harkness Theatre, (10/07/1975 - 10/18/1975)
First Preview: Oct 06, 1975 Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Oct 07, 1975    
Closing Date: Oct 18, 1975 Total Performances: 14

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Legendary Mississippi.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Rebekah Harkness; Theatre Leased by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)
Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)
First performance by The Acting Company at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Book by Alfred Uhry; Lyrics by Alfred Uhry; Music by Robert Waldman; Music arranged by Robert Waldman; Based upon the novella by Eudora Welty
Entire production directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Jeanne Button; Lighting Design by David F. Segal; Hair Design by Steve Atha
Company Manager: Manny Kladitis
Production Stage Manager: Howard Crampton-Smith; Stage Manager: Sam Clester; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jo Mayer; Technical Director: Richard Elkow
Guitar: Bob Jones; Fiddle and Mandolin: Alan Kaufman; Bass: David Markowitz; Fiddle: Richard Shulberg; Banjo: Steve Tannenbaum
Voice Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; General Press Representative: Gifford / Wallace, Inc.; Advertising: Michael DeLuise and The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
Robert Bacigalupi
Goat
a simpleton
Brooks Baldwin
Kyle Nunnery
neighbor
Glynis Bell
Goat's Mother
Cynthia Dickason
Queenie Sue Stevens
Peter Dvorsky
Ernie Summers
neighbor
Sandra Halperin
Airie
Goat's sister
J. W. Harper
Little Harp
a robber
Elaine Hausman
A Raven
Benjamin Hendrickson
Big Harp
the head of a robber
Alternate
Alan Kaufman
The Fiddler
Kevin Kline
Jamie Lockhart
a robber
Patti LuPone
Rosamund
Musgrove's daughter
Anderson Matthews
Big Harp
the head of a robber
Richard Ooms
Tom Plymale
neighbor
Mary Lou Rosato
Salome
Musgrove's second wife
David Schramm
Clemment Musgrove
a rich planter
Norman Snow
Mike Fink
a flatboatman
Roy K. Stevens
John Oglesby
neighbor
Nicolas Surovy
Billy Brenner
neighbor
Michael Tolaydo
Herman McLaughlin
neighbor
Understudies: Brooks Baldwin (Goat), Glynis Bell (Salome), Cynthia Dickason (A Raven, Airie), Peter Dvorsky (Neighbor), Sandra Halperin (Rosamund), Elaine Hausman (Goat's Mother), Anderson Matthews (Neighbor), Richard Ooms (Clemment Musgrove), Norman Snow (Little Harp), Nicolas Surovy (Jamie Lockhart, Mike Fink) and Michael Tolaydo (Neighbor)
Tony Award®
1976 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Alfred Uhry
1976 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
Drama Desk Award
1976 Outstanding Musical/Book [nominee]
Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director); Book by Alfred Uhry
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Mary Lou Rosato
1976 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Donald Saddler
1976 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Entire production directed by Gerald Freedman
1976 Unique Theatrical Experience [nominee]
Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)
music by Robert Waldman; lyrics by Alfred Uhry
With Style Jamie Lockhart and Company
The Real Mike Fink Jamie Lockhart, Clemment Musgrove and Mike Fink
The Pricklepear Bloom Salome
Nothin' Up Rosamund
Deeper in the Woods Company
Riches Clemment Musgrove, Jamie Lockhart, Salome and Rosamund
Love Stolen Jamie Lockhart
Poor Tied Up Darlin' Little Harp and Goat
Goodbye Salome Company
Sleepy Man Rosamund