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Wind in the Willows   

Nederlander Theatre, (12/19/1985 - 12/22/1985)
First Preview: Nov 26, 1985 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Dec 19, 1985    
Closing Date: Dec 22, 1985 Total Performances: 4

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by RLM Productions, Inc. and Liniva Productions, Inc.
Originally produced by the Folger Theatre Group (Louis W. Scheeder, Michael Sheehan, Producers)
Music by William Perry; Lyrics by Roger McGough and William Perry; Dramatized by Jane Iredale; Adapted from the classic by Kenneth Grahame; Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn; Incidental and Dance Music by David Krane; Musical Director: Robert Rogers; Vocal arrangements by Robert Rogers
Directed by Tony Stevens; Choreographed by Margery Beddow; Assistant Choreographer: James Brennan
Scenic Design by Sam Kirkpatrick; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair Design by Angela Gari; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Weiler / Miller Associates
Production Supervisor: Steven Zweigbaum; Production Stage Manager: Jim Woolley; Stage Manager: Ellen Raphael; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Musical Supervisor: Jonathan Tunick; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Fight direction by Conal O'Brien; General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope; Dance Captain: Mary C. Robare
Irving Barnes
P. J. Benjamin
Chief Weasel
David Carroll
Donna Drake
Chief Stoat
Nathan Lane
Vicki Lewis
Kenston Ames
Court Clerk
Shell M. Benjamin
Michael Byers
John Jellison
Father Rabbit
Jackie Lowe
Wayfarer Rat
Marguerite Lowell
Nora Mae Lyng
Mother Rabbit
Jailer's Daughter
Mary C. Robare
Jamie Rocco
Ray Roderick
Scott Waara
Police Sergeant
Swings: Teresa Payne-Rohan and Kevin Winkler
Understudies: Shell M. Benjamin (Chief Stoat), Michael Byers (Toad), Donna Drake (Mole), John Jellison (Badger), Jamie Rocco (Chief Weasel) and Scott Waara (Rat)
Tony Award®
1986 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Dramatized by Jane Iredale
1986 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by William Perry; Lyrics by William Perry and Roger McGough
music by William Perry; lyrics by Roger McGough and William Perry
ACT 1 Sung By
The World Is Waiting for Me Mole
When Springtime Comes to My River Rat
Messing About in Boats Rat and Mole
Evil Weasel Chief Weasel, Chief Stoat, Weasels and Stoats
That's What Friends Are For Toad, Rat, Mole and Rabbits
Follow Your Instinct Mole, Rabbits, Weasels and Stoats
The Gasoline Can-Can Toad and Rabbits
You'll Love It in Jail Chief Weasel, Chief Stoat, Toad and Policemen
Mediterranean Wayfarer Rat
The Day You Came Into My Life Mole
ACT 2 Sung By
S-S-S-Something Comes Over Me Toad
I'd Be Attracted Mole and Rat
When Springtime Comes to My River (Reprise) Rat
The Day You Came Into My Life (Reprise) Mole
Moving Up in the World Chief Weasel, Chief Stoat, Weasels and Stoats
Breif Encounter Toad and Jailer's Daughter
Where Am I Now? Toad
The Wind in the Willows Company
That's What Friends Are For (Reprise) Toad, Rat, Badger and Rabbits
Come What May Company