MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 25, 1991
Closing Date
Jan 03, 1993
1st Preview
Apr 05, 1991
1st Preview
Apr 05, 1991
Previews
23
Performances
709
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Apr 25, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)

Setting
Colonial India, 1906. Misselthwaite Manor, North Yorkshire, England, 1906.

Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Marsha Norman; Music by Lucy Simon; Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett; Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn; Musical Director: Michael Kosarin; Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin; Dance arrangements by Jeanine Levenson
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro; Make-Up Design by Robert DiNiro; Assistant Scenic Design: Joel Reynolds
General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Sandy Carlson
Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Stage Manager: Francis Lombardi and Maximo Torres
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Michael Kosarin; Associate Conductor: Jeanine Levenson; Keyboard: Jeanine Levenson; Bass: Jeffrey Carney; Guitar: Kevin Kuhn; Hammered Dulcimer: Steve Schneider; Harp: Susan Jolles; Percussion: James Saporito; Trumpet: Neil Balm; Trombone: Matt Finders; French Horn: Kaitilin Mahoney, Katharine Dennis and Leise Anschuetz Paer; Woodwinds: Keith Underwood, Andrew Sterman, Vicki Bodner and Don McGeen; Concert Master: Dale Stuckenbruck; Violins: Cecelia Hobbs Gardner, Ann Labin, Jean "Rudy" Perrault, Evan Johnson and Yong Tae Kim; Viola: Julien Barber; Cello: Mark Shuman and Maria Kitsopoulous; Rehearsal Pianist: Paul Ford and John Boswell
Casting: Wendy Ettinger; Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Grey Entertainment & Media; Advertising Art and Graphics by Doug Johnson; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer
Colin
Captain Albert Lennox
Mary's father
Mary Lennox
Martha
a chambermaid
Betsy
Lieutenant Ian Shaw
Alice
Rose's friend
 
Mrs. Winthrop
the headmistress
Claire
Major Holmes' wife
Kimberly Mahon
Wed mats. and Thurs. eves
Mary Lennox
Alternate
Dickon
Martha's brother
Archibald Craven
Mary's uncle
Mrs. Medlock
the housekeeper
Major Holmes
Lieutenant Peter Wright
Timothy
Ben
the gardener
Rose
Mary's mother
Dr. Neville Craven
Archibald Craven's brother
Standby: Greg Zerkle (Archibald Craven)
Understudies: Joel E. Chaiken (Colin), Michael DeVries (Archibald Craven, Dr. Neville Craven), Teresa De Zarn (Lily, Rose), Frank Di Pasquale (Lieutenant Peter Wright, Major Holmes), Betsy Friday (Martha, Rose, Claire, Alice), Paul Jackel (Dr. Neville Craven, Captain Albert Lennox), Nancy Johnston (Lily), Rebecca Judd (Mrs. Medlock, Ayah, Mrs. Winthrop), Melody Kay (Mary Lennox), Kevin Ligon (Dickon, Fakir, Lieutenant Ian Shaw), Bill Nolte (Ben, Lieutenant Peter Wright, Major Holmes), Peter Samuel (Archibald Craven), Jane Seaman (Mrs. Medlock, Claire), Jennifer Smith (Martha, Ayah, Alice, Mrs. Winthrop), Drew Taylor (Ben), Alec Timerman (Dickon, Fakir, Lieutenant Ian Shaw) and Greg Zerkle (Captain Albert Lennox)

St. James Theatre (Apr 25, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)

Assistant Scenic Design: Mark Fitzgibbons, Judy Galin and Dennis Moyes; Assistant Lighting Design: Douglas Cox; Assistant Sound Design: Scott Sanders
Stage Manager: Elisabeth Farwell

Cast

Ayah
Apr 1992 - Oct 1992
William
Dickon
Martha's brother
Captain Albert Lennox
Mary's father
Colin
Oct 17, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993
Dr. Neville Craven
Archibald Craven's brother
Mary Lennox
Mary Lennox
Alternate
Archibald Craven
Mary's uncle
Captain Albert Lennox
Mary's father
Mary Lennox
Claire
Major Holmes' wife
Timothy
Colin
Standby: Kimberly Mahon (Mary Lennox)
Understudies: Parker Conrad (Colin), Romain Frugé (Dickon, Fakir, Lieutenant Ian Shaw), Amanda Naughton (Martha), Priscilla Quinby (Mrs. Medlock, Rose, Alice), Laurie Gayle Stephenson (Lily) and Michael Brien Watson (Captain Albert Lennox)
music by Lucy Simon; lyrics by Marsha Norman
Act 1
Sung By
Opening Dream
Lily, Fakir, Mary Lennox and Company
There's a Girl
Company
The House Upon the Hill
Company
I Heard Someone Crying
Mary Lennox, Archibald Craven, Lily and Company
A Fine White Horse
Martha
A Girl in the Valley
Lily, Archibald Craven and Dancers
It's a Maze
Ben, Mary Lennox and Dickon
Winter's on the Wing
Dickon
Show Me the Key
Mary Lennox and Dickon
A Bit of Earth
Archibald Craven
Storm I
Company
Lily's Eyes
Archibald Craven and Dr. Neville Craven
Storm II
Mary Lennox and Company
Round-Shouldered Man
Colin
Final Storm
Company
Act 2
Sung By
The Girl I Mean to Be
Mary Lennox and Company
Quartet
Archibald Craven, Dr. Neville Craven, Rose and Lily
Race You to the Top of the Morning
Archibald Craven
Wick
Dickon and Mary Lennox
Come to My Garden
Lily and Colin
Come Spirit, Come Charm
Mary Lennox, Martha, Dickon, Fakir, Ayah, Lily and Company
A Bit of Earth (Reprise)
Lily, Rose and Captain Albert Lennox
Disappear
Dr. Neville Craven
Hold On
Martha
Letter Song
Mary Lennox and Martha
Where in the World
Archibald Craven
How Could I Ever Know
Lily and Archibald Craven
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1991 Winner
Book by Marsha Norman
 

Best Original Score

1991 Nominee
Music by Lucy Simon
Lyrics by Marsha Norman

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1991 Winner
Daisy Eagan
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1991 Nominee
Alison Fraser

Best Scenic Design

1991 Winner
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman
 

Best Costume Design

1991 Nominee
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

1991 Winner
Book by Marsha Norman
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1991 Nominee
Mandy Patinkin
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1991 Nominee
Daisy Eagan
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1991 Nominee
John Cameron Mitchell
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1991 Nominee
Rebecca Luker and Alison Fraser
 

Outstanding Choreography

1991 Nominee
Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1991 Nominee
Directed by Susan H. Schulman

Outstanding Orchestration

1991 Winner
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1991 Nominee
Lyrics by Marsha Norman
 

Outstanding Music

1991 Nominee
Music by Lucy Simon
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1991 Nominee
Lighting Design by Tharon Musser

Outstanding Set Design

1991 Winner
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman
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