MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 29, 1986
Closing Date
Feb 16, 1986
1st Preview
Jan 16, 1986
1st Preview
Jan 16, 1986
Previews
13
Performances
24
MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(Jan 29, 1986 - Feb 16, 1986)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Allen Spivak and Larry Magid; Associate Producer: Stanley Kay
Narrations written by Jeffrey V. Thompson and Marion Ramsey; Musical Director: Frank Owens; Dance arrangements by Frank Owens and Thom Bridwell; Additional orchestrations by Charles Green, Chris White and Fred Norman; Featuring songs by Louis Armstrong ("Swing That Music"), Horace Gerlach ("Swing That Music"), Duke Ellington ("Cotton Club Stomp", "Daybreak Express"), Frank Owens ("Tap Along With Me"), Harry Akst ("Dinah"), Harold Arlen ("Ill Wind", "Stormy Weather"), E. A. Swan ("When Your Lover Has Gone"), Jimmy McHugh ("Diga Diga Doo"), George Gershwin ("Lady Be Good"), Cab Calloway ("Jim Jam Jumpin'"), Chick Webb ("Chick Webb Theme Song - Let's Get Together"), Ella Fitzgerald ("A-Tisket A-Tasket"), Van Alexander ("A-Tisket A-Tasket"), John Green ("Body & Soul"), Edward Heyman ("Body & Soul"), Robert Sour ("Body & Soul"), Frank Eyton ("Body & Soul"), Count Basie ("Jitterbiggin'! Jumpin' at the Woodside"), Frankie Lymon ("Why Do Fools Fall In Love"), M. A. Brunner ("Old Landmark"), Sam Cooke ("You Send Me"), Al Lewis ("Blueberry Hill"), Vincent Rose ("Blueberry Hill"), Larry Stock ("Blueberry Hill"), Richard Penniman ("Tutti Frutti"), Chuck Berry ("Johnny B. Goode"), Carole King ("Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"), Gerald Goffin ("Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"), Phil Spector ("Be My Baby"), Ellie Greenwich ("Be My Baby"), Jeff Barry ("Be My Baby"), Smokey Robinson ("Don't Mess With Bill"), Stevie Wonder ("Superstition", "Keep On Running", "Higher Ground", "Do I Do"), Prince ("1999"), Marvin Gaye ("Dancin' in the Streets"), Ivy Joe Hunter ("Dancin' in the Streets"), William Stevenson ("Dancin' in the Streets"), Brian Holland ("Stop in the Name of Love"), Lamont Herbert Dozier ("Stop in the Name of Love"), Eddie Holland ("Stop in the Name of Love", "Ain't Too Proud To Beg"), Norman J. Whitfield ("Ain't Too Proud To Beg"), John C. Fogarty ("Proud Mary"), B. T. Express ("Express"), Dorothy LaBostrie ("Tutti Frutti"), Joe Lubin ("Tutti Frutti") and Leon Evans ("Superstition", "Keep On Running", "Higher Ground", "Do I Do"); Featuring songs with lyrics by Dorothy Fields ("Diga Diga Doo"), Ted Koehler ("Ill Wind", "Stormy Weather"), Sam M. Lewis ("Dinah") and Joe Young ("Dinah")
Conceived by Maurice Hines; Directed by Maurice Hines; Choreographed by Maurice Hines; Assistant Choreographer: Mercedes Ellington
Scenic Design by Tom McPhillips; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Costume Design by Ellen Lee; Wig Design by Cody Armstrong; Sound Consultant: Otts Munderloh; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Company Manager: Jodi Moss
Production Supervisor: Beverley Randolph; Production Stage Manager: Gwendolyn M. Gilliam; Stage Manager: Jerry Cleveland
Musical Supervisor: Frank Owens; Music Consultant: Stanley Kay
Film Design: Prometheus Productions
General Press Representative: Michael Alpert and Ruth Jaffe; Asst. to the Choreographer: Tiffney Lyn Myers and Michael Franks; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Promotions: Marketing Entertainment Group of America, Inc.; Dance Captain: Sheila D. Barker
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Understudies: Leon Evans (Performer), Robert Fowler (Performer), Michael Franks (Performer), Yolanda Graves (Performer) and Gerry McIntyre (Performer)
Act 1
Swing That Music
(music by Louis Armstrong and Horace Gerlach; lyrics by Louis Armstrong and Horace Gerlach)
Cotton Club Stomp
(music by Duke Ellington)
Daybreak Express
(music by Duke Ellington)
Tap Along with Me
(music by Frank Owens)
Dinah
(music by Harry Akst; lyrics by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young)
When Your Lover Has Gone
(music by E. A. Swan; lyrics by E. A. Swan)
Ill Wind
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Ted Koehler)
Body and Soul
(music by Johnny Green; lyrics by Frank Eyton, Edward Heyman and Robert Sour)
Stormy Weather
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Ted Koehler)
Diga Diga Doo
(music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Lady Be Good
(music by George Gershwin)
Jim Jam Jumpin'
(music by Cab Calloway)
Let's Get Together
(music by Chick Webb)
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
(music by Van Alexander and Ella Fitzgerald; lyrics by Van Alexander and Ella Fitzgerald)
Jumpin' at the Woodside
(music by Count Basie)
Act 2
Why Do Fools Fall in Love
(music by Morris Levy and Frankie Lymon; lyrics by Morris Levy and Frankie Lymon)
His Eye Is on the Sparrow
Amazing Grace
Just a Closer Walk with Thee
Old Landmark
(music by M. A. Brunner; lyrics by M. A. Brunner)
You Send Me
(music by Sam Cooke; lyrics by Sam Cooke)
Blueberry Hill
(music by Al Lewis, Vincent Rose and Larry Stock; lyrics by Al Lewis, Vincent Rose and Larry Stock)
Johnny B. Goode
(music by Chuck Berry; lyrics by Chuck Berry)
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
(music by Jerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Jerry Goffin and Carole King)
Be My Baby
(music by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector; lyrics by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector)
Don't Mess with Bill
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
Dancin' in the Streets
(music by Marvin Gaye, Ivy Joe Hunter and William Stevenson; lyrics by Marvin Gaye, Ivy Joe Hunter and William Stevenson)
Stop! in the Name of Love
(music by Lamont Herbert Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland; lyrics by Lamont Herbert Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland)
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
(music by Eddie Holland and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Eddie Holland and Norman J. Whitfield)
Proud Mary
(music by John C. Fogarty; lyrics by John C. Fogarty)
Superstition
(music by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder)
Keep on Running
(music by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder)
Higher Ground
(music by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder)
Do I Do
(music by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Leon Evans and Stevie Wonder)
Express
(music by B. T. Express; lyrics by B. T. Express)
1999
(music by Prince; lyrics by Prince)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1986 Nominee
Maurice Hines
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