MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 07, 1975
Closing Date
Oct 18, 1975
1st Preview
Oct 06, 1975
1st Preview
Oct 06, 1975
Previews
1
Performances
14
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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

Theatres
Harkness Theatre
(Oct 07, 1975 - Oct 18, 1975)

Setting
Legendary Mississippi.

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: The Blaine Thompson Company and Michael DeLuise
Goat
a simpleton
Kyle Nunnery
neighbor
Goat's Mother
Queenie Sue Stevens
Ernie Summers
neighbor
Airie
Goat's sister
Little Harp
a robber
A Raven
Big Harp
the head of a robber
Alternate
The Fiddler
Jamie Lockhart
a robber
Rosamund
Musgrove's daughter
Big Harp
the head of a robber
Tom Plymale
neighbor
Salome
Musgrove's second wife
Clemment Musgrove
a rich planter
Mike Fink
a flatboatman
John Oglesby
neighbor
Billy Brenner
neighbor
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)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1976 Nominee
Book by Alfred Uhry
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Patti LuPone

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Patti LuPone
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Mary Lou Rosato
 

Outstanding Choreography

1976 Nominee
Choreographed by Donald Saddler
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1976 Nominee
Directed by Gerald Freedman
 
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