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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown   

Belasco Theatre, (11/04/2010 - 1/02/2011)
First Preview: Oct 08, 2010 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Nov 04, 2010    
Closing Date: Jan 02, 2011 Total Performances: 69

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Madrid, 1987


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Musical Theater Associate Producer: Ira Weitzman; Produced in association with Bob Boyett
Book by Jeffrey Lane; Music by David Yazbek; Lyrics by David Yazbek; Based on the film "Women on the Verge..." by Pedro Almodóvar; Musical Director: James Abbott; Music orchestrated by Simon Hale; Additional Orchestrations by James Abbott and David Yazbek
Directed by Bartlett Sher; Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director: Sarna Lapine; Associate Choreographer: Lou Castro
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Dick Page; Projection Design by Sven Ortel; Ariel Design by The Sky Box; Associate Scenic Design: Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams; Associate Lighting Design: Jennifer Schriever; Associate Sound Design: Drew Levy; Associate Projection Design: S. Katy Tucker
LCT General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Matthew Markoff; Associate Co. Mgr: Josh Lowenthal
Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Rolt Smith; Technical Supervisor: Patrick Merryman and William Nagle
Conducted by Jim Abbott; Associate Conductor: Marco Paguia; Drums: Dean Sharenow; Bass: Brian Hamm; Guitar: Erik Della Penna; Keyboard 1: Marco Paguia; Keyboard 2: James Abbott; Percussion: Javier Diaz; Trumpet: CJ Camerieri; Trombone: Tim Albright; French Horn: R.J. Kelley; Reed 1: Todd Groves; Reed 2: Dan Willis; Reed 3: Alden C. Banta; Violin 1/Concertmaster: Lori Miller; Violin 2: Entcho Todorov; Viola: Jonathan Dinklage; Cello: Anik Oulianine; Musical Coordinator: Dean Sharenow
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh
Dance Captain: John Carroll; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Casting: Telsey + Company; General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; LCT Director of Marking: Linda Mason Ross; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Photographer: Paul Kolnik
Cast
Sherie Rene Scott
Pepa
Patti LuPone
Lucia
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Ivan
Julio Agustin
Ambite
Ensemble
De'Adre Aziza
Paulina
Laura Benanti
Candela
Danny Burstein
Taxi Driver
Alma Cuervo
Woman in Cinema
Ivan's Concierge
Magistrate 2
Ensemble
Justin Guarini
Carlos
Murphy Guyer
Hector
TV Husband
Magistrate
Chief Inspector
Ensemble
Nina Lafarga
Woman at Train
Ana
Ensemble
Nikka Graff Lanzarone
Marisa
Yanira Marin
Ensemble
Sean McCourt
Man in Cinema
Doctor
Detective
Ensemble
Vivian Nixon
Ensemble
Mary Beth Peil
Pepa's Concierge
TV and Radio Announcer
Luis Salgado
Malik
Ensemble
Jennifer Sanchez
Cristina
Ensemble
Phillip Spaeth
Ensemble
Matthew Steffens
Ensemble
Charlie Sutton
Man at Train
Telephone Repairman
Ensemble
Swings: John Carroll, Rachel Bay Jones, John Schiappa and Samantha Shafer
Understudies: Julio Agustin (Malik), De'Adre Aziza (Pepa), John Carroll (Malik, Man at Train, Telephone Repairman), Alma Cuervo (Lucia, Pepa's Concierge), Rachel Bay Jones (Ivan's Concierge, Lucia, Magistrate 2, Pepa's Concierge, Woman in Cinema), Nina Lafarga (Marisa, Paulina), Yanira Marin (Ana, Cristina, Marisa), Sean McCourt (Chief Inspector, Ivan, Taxi Driver), Vivian Nixon (Candela, Paulina), Luis Salgado (Ambite, Detective), Jennifer Sanchez (Candela), John Schiappa (Chief Inspector, Doctor, Hector, Ivan, Magistrate, Man in Cinema, Taxi Driver), Samantha Shafer (Ana, Cristina, Pepa, Woman at Train), Phillip Spaeth (Carlos, Telephone Repairman), Matthew Steffens (Ambite) and Charlie Sutton (Carlos, Detective)
Tony Award®
2011 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee]
Lyrics by David Yazbek; Music by David Yazbek
2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee]
Laura Benanti
Drama Desk Award
2011 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sherie Rene Scott
2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Brian Stokes Mitchell
winner 2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Laura Benanti
2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
2011 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
James Abbott
2011 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Simon Hale
2011 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
David Yazbek
2011 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by David Yazbek
music by David Yazbek; lyrics by David Yazbek
ACT 1 Sung By
My Crazy Heart The Women
Lie to Me Pepa and Ivan
Lovesick Pepa and Ensemble
Time Stood Still Lucia
My Crazy Heart (Reprise) Taxi Driver, Carlos, Marisa and Ensemble
Model Behavior Candela
Island Pepa
The Microphone Ivan and Carlos
On the Verge Lucia, Pepa, Candela, Marisa and the Women
ACT 2 Sung By
Madrid Taxi Driver
Mother's Day Pepa
Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today Ivan
Tangled Taxi Driver, Carlos, Candela, Ivan, Pepa, Paulina, Ana and Ambite
Invisible Lucia
Island (Reprise) Pepa, Candela and Carlos
Marisa/The Chase Marisa and Ensemble
Lie to Me (Reprise) Ivan
Shoes from Heaven The Women