MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 29, 1981
Closing Date
Mar 13, 1983
1st Preview
Mar 19, 1981
1st Preview
Mar 19, 1981
Previews
11
Performances
770
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Palace Theatre
(Mar 29, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983)

Comments
On hiatus from January 2, 1983 until February 11, 1983.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Book by Peter Stone; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Based on the MGM film by Ring Lardner, Jr. and Michael Kanin; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Dance arrangements by Ronald Melrose
Directed by Robert Moore; Musical Staging by Tony Charmoli
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Marilyn Rennagel; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Design by Masarone; Make-Up Design by Margaret Sunshine
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: G. Warren McClane
Production Stage Manager: David Taylor; Stage Manager: Robert LoBianco and T.L. Boston
Music published by Tommy Valando; Music Contractor: John Monaco
Animations by Michael Sporn
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey Associates; Asst. to the Choreographer: Ed Nolfi; Promotional Consultant: Sheila Tronn Cooper; Russian Dialogue Coach: Bertha Winogradoff; Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Furs Provided by The Christie Brothers; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Press Representative: Leo Stern and Diane Judge; Assistant to the Producer: Donald Martocchio; Photographer: Martha Swope; "Katz" characters designed by Tony Walton
Tess Harding
Mar 19, 1981 - Jun 27, 1982
Sam Craig
Phil Witaker
Ensemble
Ensemble
Chairperson
 
Cleaning Woman
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Gerald
Jan Donovan
Ensemble
Maury
Cleaning Woman
 
Ensemble
Alexi Petrikov
Ellis McMaster
Helga
Chip Salisbury
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Floor Manager
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Abbott Canfield
Larry Donovan
Pinky Peters
Ensemble
Standby: Jamie Ross (Sam Craig)
Understudies: Michael Davis (Abbott Canfield, Pinky Peters, Maury), Richard Glendon-Larson (Chip Salisbury), Marian Haraldson (Helga), Ralston Hill (Phil Witaker, Ellis McMaster, Larry Donovan), Paige Massman (Jan Donovan) and Robert Warners (Alexi Petrikov)

Palace Theatre (Mar 29, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983)

Production Stage Manager: Robert V. Straus

Cast

Tess Harding
Feb 13, 1983 - Mar 13, 1983
Raquel Welch
During Lauren Bacall's vacation
Tess Harding
Dec 01, 1981 - Dec 14, 1981
 
Tess Harding
Jun 29, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983
Ensemble
Jan Donovan
Oct 13, 1981 - Oct 20, 1981
Alexi Petrikov
Phil Witaker
Ensemble
Alexi Petrikov
Ensemble
Chip Salisbury
Nina Hennessey
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Larry Donovan
Abbott Canfield
Larry Donovan
Ensemble
Ensemble
Michele Pigliavento
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Nov 1982 - ?
Ensemble
Jamie Ross
During Harry Guardino's vacation
Sam Craig
Dec 01, 1981 - Dec 14, 1981
Standby: Timothy Jecko (Sam Craig) and Louise Troy (Tess Harding)
Understudies: Mark Bove (Alexi Petrikov), Michael Davis (Gerald), Barbara Gilbert (Jan Donovan) and Daniel Quinn (Alexi Petrikov)
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
Act 1
Sung By
Woman of the Year
Tess Harding and Women
The Poker Game
Sam Craig and Cartoonists
See You in the Funny Papers
Sam Craig
When You're Right, You're Right!
Tess Harding and Gerald
Shut Up, Gerald
Tess Harding, Sam Craig and Gerald
So What Else Is New?
Sam Craig and Katz
One of the Boys
Tess Harding, Cartoonists, Maury and Men
Table Talk
Tess Harding and Sam Craig
The Two of Us
Tess Harding and Sam Craig
It Isn't Working
Cartoonists, Chip Salisbury, Helga, Gerald and New Yorkers
I Told You So
Gerald and Helga
Woman of the Year (Reprise)
Tess Harding
Act 2
Sung By
So What Else Is New? (Reprise)
Sam Craig and Katz
I Wrote the Book
Tess Harding and Cleaning Women
Happy in the Morning
Alexi Petrikov, Tess Harding and Dancers
Sometimes a Day Goes By
Sam Craig
The Grass Is Always Greener
Tess Harding and Jan Donovan
We're Gonna Work It Out
Tess Harding and Sam Craig

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1981 Winner
Book by Peter Stone

Best Original Score

1981 Winner
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Music by John Kander

Best Actress in a Musical

1981 Winner
Lauren Bacall

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1981 Winner
Marilyn Cooper
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1981 Nominee
Directed by Robert Moore

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1981 Winner
Marilyn Cooper
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