MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 09, 1976
Closing Date
Feb 13, 1977
1st Preview
Sep 28, 1976
1st Preview
Sep 28, 1976
Previews
12
Performances
145
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Biltmore Theatre
(Oct 09, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)

This production is a return engagement of The Robber Bridegroom (Oct 07, 1975 - Oct 18, 1975)

Setting
In and around Rodney, Mississippi.

Theatre Owned by David J. Cogan
Produced by John Houseman, Margot Harley and Michael B. Kapon; Produced by arrangement with The Acting Company; Associate Producer: Porter Van Zandt
Originally staged by the Musical Theatre Lab at St. Clement's Church
Book by Alfred Uhry; Lyrics by Alfred Uhry; Music by Robert Waldman; Music arranged by Robert Waldman; Based on the novella by Eudora Welty
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
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: Bethe Ward
Guitar and Fiddle: Bob Jones; Acoustic and Electric Bass: Roger Mason; Fiddle and Mandolin: Alan Kaufman; Guitar: Steve Mandell; Fiddle: Evan Stover; Banjo: Tony Trischka; Music Consultant: Seymour Press
General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Press Representative: Sandra Manley; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Mike Mones; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Artwork by David Byrd
Jamie Lockhart
a robber
Rosamund
Musgrove's daughter
Salome
Musgrove's second wife
Goat's Mother
Kyle Nunnery
neighbor
Harmon Harper
Norman Ogelsby
A Raven
Little Harp
a robber
Queenie Brenner
Goat
a simpleton
Big Harp
the head of a robber
Airie
Goat's sister
Rose Otto
Clemment Musgrove
a rich planter
Gerry G. Summers
K. K. Pone
Understudies: George Deloy (Jamie Lockhart), Gary Epp (Big Harp, Kyle Nunnery, Norman Ogelsby, Gerry G. Summers, K. K. Pone), B. J. Hardin (Clemment Musgrove), Carolyn McCurry (Salome), Mary Gordon Murray (Rosamund), Ernie Sabella (Little Harp), Melinda Tanner (Goat's Mother, Airie, A Raven, Queenie Brenner) and Tom Westerman (Goat)
music by Robert Waldman; lyrics by Alfred Uhry
Once Upon the Natchez Trace
Company
Two Heads
Big Harp and Little Harp
Steal With Style
Jamie Lockhart
Rosamund's Dream
Rosamund
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
Where Oh Where
Jamie Lockhart, Clemment Musgrove and Rosamund

Tony Award®

Best Actor in a Musical

1977 Winner
Barry Bostwick

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

1977 Nominee
Produced by John Houseman, Margot Harley and Michael B. Kapon
Produced by arrangement with The Acting Company
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1977 Nominee
also for "She Loves Me" Barry Bostwick(also for "She Loves Me")
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Barbara Lang
 

Outstanding Choreography

1977 Nominee
Choreographed by Donald Saddler
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1977 Nominee
Directed by Gerald Freedman
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1977 Nominee
Lyrics by Alfred Uhry
 

Outstanding Music

1977 Nominee
Music by Robert Waldman
 

Outstanding Set Design

1977 Nominee
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt
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