MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 19, 1985
Closing Date
Dec 22, 1985
1st Preview
Nov 26, 1985
1st Preview
Nov 26, 1985
Previews
25
Performances
4
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Nederlander Theatre
(Dec 19, 1985 - Dec 22, 1985)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Scott Waara; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Musical Supervisor: Jonathan Tunick; Music Contractor: Seymour
Assistant to Tony Stevens Scott Taylor; 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; Asst. to the Choreographer: Mary C. Robare; Dance Captain: Mary C. Robare; Poster Design by Robert deMichiell; Logo by Fraver; Press Assistant: Dennis Crowley
Badger
Chief Weasel
Chief Stoat
Court Clerk
 
Ensemble
Prosecutor
 
Jailer
 
Ensemble
Father Rabbit
 
Judge
Wayfarer Rat
 
Ensemble
Mother Rabbit
 
Jailer's Daughter
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Police Sergeant
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Shell M. Benjamin (Chief Stoat), Michael Byers (Toad), Donna Drake (Mole), John Jellison (Badger), Jamie Rocco (Chief Weasel) and Scott Waara (Rat)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1986 Nominee
Dramatized by Jane Iredale
 

Best Original Score

1986 Nominee
Music by William Perry
Lyrics by Roger McGough and William Perry
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