MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 13, 2000
Closing Date
Jun 11, 2000
1st Preview
Mar 10, 2000
1st Preview
Mar 10, 2000
Previews
36
Performances
68
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Virginia Theatre
(Apr 13, 2000 - Jun 11, 2000)

Setting
New York, NY. 1928.

Music by Michael John LaChiusa; Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa; Book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe; Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March; Musical Director: Todd Ellison; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin
Directed by George C. Wolfe; Assistant Director: Robert Castro; Choreographed by Joey McKneely; Assistant Choreographer: Marisha Ploski
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Associate Scenic Design: Atkin Pace and David Peterson; Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James; Associate Costume Design: Veronica Worts; Assistant Costume Design: Bonnie McCoy; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Assistant Lighting Design: Bobby Harrell; Moving Light Programmer: Richard Tyndall; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Associate Sound Design: Kai Harada; Hair Design by Jeffrey Frank
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; NYSF Managing Director: Mark Litvin; NYSF General Manager: Michael Hurst; Company Manager: Charles Underhill; Assistant Co. Mgr: Karl Baudendistel; Associate Gen. Mgr: David Auster and Ron Gubin
Technical Supervisor: David Benken; Production Stage Manager: Gwendolyn M. Gilliam; Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lisa Dawn Cave
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Todd Ellison; Associate Conductor: Linda Twine; Piano: Linda Twine; Woodwind: William Easley, Jimmy Cozier, Steven Kenyon and Roger Rosenberg; Trumpet: Brian O'Flaherty and Kamau Adilifu; Trombone: Tim Sessions; Violin: Lesa Terry, Ashley D. Horne and Julien Barber; Bass: Benjamin Franklin Brown; Drums: Brian Grice; Percussion: Bruce Doctor; Guitar: Steve Bargonetti; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
NYSF Casting: Jordan Thaler and Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; NYSF Senior Director, External Affairs: Margaret M. Lioi; NYSF Press Representative: Carol R. Fineman and Thomas V. Naro; Marketing: The Karpel Group; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Assistant to the Director: Joy Tomasko; Dance Captain: Adrian Bailey; Fight direction by Luis Perez; NYSF Dramaturg: Wiley Hausam; Press Assistant: Joe Perrotta
Black
Toni Collette
Broadway debut
Queenie
Nathan Lee Graham
Broadway debut
Phil D'Armano
Dolores
Jackie
Eddie Mackrel
Oscar D'Armano
Sally
Miss Madelaine True
Stuart Zagnit
Broadway debut
Goldberg
Understudies: Adrian Bailey (Eddie Mackrel, Oscar D'Armano, Phil D'Armano), Jennifer Frankel (Kate, Mae, Miss Madelaine True), Jeff Gardner (Burrs, Gold, Goldberg), Jennifer Hall (Nadine, Sally), David Masenheimer (Burrs), René Millán (Black, Jackie), Dominique Plaisant (Queenie, Kate), Ching Valdes-Aran (Dolores) and Nicole Van Giesen (Queenie)
Queenie Was a Blonde / Marie is Tricky / Wild Party
Queenie, Burrs and Company
Dry
Burrs, Jackie, Miss Madelaine True, Sally, Eddie Mackrel, Mae, Nadine, Brothers D'Armano and Dolores
Welcome to My Party
Queenie
Like Sally
Miss Madelaine True
Breezin' Through Another Day
Jackie
Uptown
Brothers D'Armano
Eddie & Mae
Eddie Mackrel and Mae
Gold & Goldberg
Gold and Goldberg
Moving Uptown
Dolores
Black Bottom
Queenie and Company
Best Friend
Queenie and Kate
A Little M-M-M
Brothers D'Armano
Tabu / Taking Care of the Ladies
Oscar D'Armano, Black and Company
Wouldn't It Be Nice?
Burrs
Lowdown-Down
Queenie
Gin
Burrs and Company
Wild
Company
Need
Miss Madelaine True and Company
Black Is a Moocher
Kate
People Like Us
Queenie and Black
After Midnight Dies
Sally
Golden Boy
Eddie Mackrel and Brothers D'Armano
The Movin' Uptown Blues
Gold and Goldberg
The Lights of Broadway
Nadine
More
Jackie
Love Ain't Nothing' / Welcome to Her Party / What I Need
Kate, Burrs and Queenie
How Many Women in the World?
Burrs
When It Ends
Dolores
This Is What It Is
Queenie
Finale
Queenie, Burrs and Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2000 Nominee
Book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe
 

Best Original Musical Score

2000 Nominee
Music by Michael John LaChiusa
Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Mandy Patinkin
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Toni Collette
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Eartha Kitt
 

Best Lighting Design

2000 Nominee
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Mandy Patinkin
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Toni Collette
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Eartha Kitt

Theatre World

Award

2000 Recipient
Toni Collette
Season:
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