MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 14, 1980
Closing Date
Nov 30, 1980
1st Preview
Feb 07, 1980
1st Preview
Feb 07, 1980
Previews
8
Performances
333
MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Minskoff Theatre
(Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)

Description
A musical in two acts and fifteen scenes

Setting
The West Side of New York City during the last days of Summer. 1957.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization and James M. Nederlander
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal; Musical Director: John DeMain and Donald Jennings; Assistant Musical Dir.: Jim Stenborg
Conceived by Jerome Robbins; Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins and Peter Gennaro; Book Co-Directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins and Peter Gennaro; Choreography reproduced with the assistance of Tom Abbott and Lee Becker Theodore
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Lighting Executed by Nananne Porcher
Executive Producer: Ruth Mitchell; General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Michael Lonergan
Technical Supervisor: Peter L Feller; Production Stage Manager: Patrick Horrigan; Stage Manager: Brenna Krupa; Assistant Stage Mgr: Arlene Grayson; Scenery Executed by Theatre Techniques, Inc.
Music Contractor: Paul Gemignani; Trumpet: Gino Bozzacco; Percussion: Richard Brown ; Drums: Nick Cerrato; Guitar: Scott Kuney; NOI directing intern: Stephen Helper
Casting: T.N.I. Casting, Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; General Press Representative: Hunt / Pucci Associates; Press Associate: Clarence Allsopp; Press Assistant: James Sapp; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Costumes Executed by Barbara Matera Ltd.; Dance Captain: Richard Caceres; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt and Martha Swope
Anita
Bernardo's Girl
Maria
Bernardo's Sister
Tony
Riff's Friend
Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Schrank
One of the Adults
Riff
The Leader, The Jets
Bernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Doc
One of the Adults
Gladhand
One of the Adults
Snowboy
A Jet
Diesel
A Jet
Krupke
One of the Adults
Francisca
One of the Sharks' Girls
Mouth Piece
A Jet
Rosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Action
A Jet
Pauline
One of the Jets' Girls
Estella
One of the Sharks' Girls
Moose
A Shark
Anxious
A Shark
Tiger
A Jet
Juano
A Shark
Clarice
One of the Jets' Girls
Velma
One of the Jets' Girls
Big Deal
A Jet
Baby John
A Jet
Marguerita
One of the Sharks' Girls
A-Rab
A Jet
Graziella
One of the Jets' Girls
Toro
A Shark
Pepe
A Shark
Luis
A Shark
Nibbles
A Shark
Consuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Indio
A Shark
Minnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Gee-Tar
A Jet
Anybodys
A Jet
Teresita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Standby: Will Mead (Riff, Action)
Understudies: Cleve Asbury (Riff, Big Deal), John Bentley (Doc, Schrank), Harolyn Blackwell (Maria), Stephen Bogardus (Tony), Richard Caceres (Snowboy), Nancy Louise Chismar (Anybodys), Marlene Danielle (Anita, Rosalia), Mark Fotopoulos (A-Rab), Reed Jones (Gladhand, Action), Mark Morales (Chino), Tim O'Keefe (Baby John, Mouth Piece, Snowboy), Michael Rivera (Bernardo), Jake Turner (Krupke), Frankie Wade (Graziella) and Chris Wheeler (Maria)

Minskoff Theatre (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Brian Meister

Cast

Mouth Piece
A Jet
Clarice
One of the Jets' Girls
 
Minnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Snowboy
A Jet
Juano
A Shark
Big Deal
A Jet
 
Diesel
A Jet
Nibbles
A Shark
 
 
Clarice
One of the Jets' Girls
 
Minnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Swing: Pamela Khoury
Standby: Randall Easterbrook (Tony)
Understudies: Brent Barrett (Tony), Jerry Colker (Riff, Big Deal), Mary Mastrantonio (Maria), Nancy Ticotin (Anita) and Chris Wheeler (Francisca)
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
Danced by Jets and Sharks
Jet Song
Riff and Jets
Something's Coming
Tony
The Dance At The Gym
Jets and Sharks
Maria
Tony
Tonight
Tony and Maria
America
Anita, Rosalia and Shark Girls
Cool
Riff and Jets
One Hand, One Heart
Tony and Maria
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus)
Company
The Rumble
Danced by Riff, Bernardo, Jets and Sharks
Act 2
Sung By
I Feel Pretty
Maria, Rosalia, Consuela and Francisca
Somewhere
Danced by Company Sung By Francisca
Gee, Officer Krupke
Action and Jets
A Boy Like That
Anita and Maria
I Have Love
Anita and Maria
Taunting
Anita and Jets
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Jossie de Guzman and Debbie Allen
 

Reproduction (Play or Musical)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1980 Winner
Debbie Allen
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