MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 14, 1978
Closing Date
Jun 04, 1978
1st Preview
May 05, 1978
1st Preview
May 05, 1978
Previews
12
Performances
24
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
46th Street Theatre
(May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978)

Produced by Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer; Produced in association with Joseph Harris
From the book by Studs Terkel; Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz; Musical Director: Stephen Reinhardt; Vocal arrangements by Stephen Reinhardt; Music orchestrated by Kirk Nurock; Dance and incidental music by Michele Brourman; Original songs with music by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Stephen Schwartz, James Taylor and Michele Brourman; Original songs with lyrics by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor; Additional Spanish lyrics by Graciela Daniele and Matt Landers; 'I Hear America Singing' by Walt Whitman
Directed by Stephen Schwartz; Dance and musical staging by Onna White; Associate to Ms. White: Martin Allen; Associate Director: Nina Faso
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Marjorie Slaiman; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair Design by Hector Garcia; Associate Lighting Design: Shirley Prendergast
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Douglas C. Baker
Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Stage Manager: Ruth E. Rinklin and Richard Elkow; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell; Assistant Conductor: Kenneth Bichel
General Press Representative: Hunt / Pucci Associates; Dance Captain: Steven Boockvor; Casting: Scott Rudin; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt
Kate Rushton
housewife
John Fortune
advertising copy chief
 
Marco Camerone
hockey player
Herb Rosen
corporate executive
 
Booker Page
seaman
Anthony Palazzo
stonemason
 
Joe Zutty
retired shipping clerk
Bud Jonas
football coach
 
Frank Decker
interstate trucker
Brett Meyer
boxboy
 
Benny Blue
bar pianist
 
Charlie Blossom
copy boy
Barbara Herrick
agency vice-president
 
Sharon Atkins
receptionist
 
Cathleen Moran
hospital aide
Conrad Swibel
gas meter reader
 
Tom Patrick
fireman
 
Tim Devlin
salesman
 
Ralph Werner
tie salesman
Rose Hoffman
teacher
 
Grace Clements
millworker
 
Fran Swenson
hotel switchboard operator
 
Lucille Page
Booker Page's wife
Nora Watson
editor
 
Roberta Victor
call girl
Emilio Hernandez
migrant worker
 
Dave McCormick
interstate trucker
John Rushton
newsboy
Babe Secoli
supermarket checker
 
Terry Mason
stewardess
 
Delores Dante
waitress
Al Calinda
parking lot attendant
 
Will Robinson
bus driver
Mike LeFevre
steelworker
Diane Wilson
secretary
 
Heather Lamb
telephone operator
 
JoAnne Robinson
Will Robinson's wife
 
Maggie Holmes
cleaning woman
Jill Torrance
model
 
Carla Devlin
Tim Devlin's wife
Standby: Hank Brunjes (The Company), James Congdon (The Company) and Marilyn Cooper (The Company)
Act 1
Sung By
All the Livelong Day (I Hear America Singing)
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and Walt Whitman)
Company
Lovin' Al
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Al Calinda and Ensemble
The Mason
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Brett Meyer
Neat To Be a Newsboy
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz)
John Rushton and Newsboys
Nobody Tells Me How
(music by Mary Rodgers; lyrics by Susan Birkenhead)
Rose Hoffman
Treasure Island Trio
(music by Michele Brourman)
Un Mejor Dia Vendra
(music by James Taylor; lyrics by Graciela Daniele and Matt Landers)
Emilio Hernandez, Fireman and Migrants
Just a Housewife
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Kate Rushton and Housewives
Millwork
(music by James Taylor; lyrics by James Taylor)
Barbara Herrick, Brett Meyer and Fireman
Nightskate
(music by Michele Brourman and Stephen Schwartz)
Marco Camerone
Joe
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Joe Zutty
If I Could've Been
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Company
Act 2
Sung By
It's an Art
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz)
Delores Dante and Customers
Brother Tucker
(music by James Taylor; lyrics by James Taylor)
Dave McCormick, Frank Decker, Charlie Blossom and Ralph Werner
Husbands and Wives
(music by Michele Brourman)
Booker Page, Lucille Page, Will Robinson, JoAnne Robinson, Tim Devlin, Carla Devlin and Couples
Fathers and Sons
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz)
Frank Decker
Cleanin' Women
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Maggie Holmes
Something to Point To
(music by Craig Carnelia; lyrics by Craig Carnelia)
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1978 Nominee
Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz
 
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1978 Nominee
Steven Boockvor and Rex Everhart
 

Best Scenic Design

1978 Nominee
Scenic Design by David Mitchell
 

Best Lighting Design

1978 Nominee
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

1978 Nominee
Produced by Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer; Produced in association with Joseph Harris
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1978 Nominee
Brad Sullivan and Matt Landers

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1978 Winner
Bobo Lewis
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1978 Nominee
Lenora Nemetz

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1978 Winner
Directed by Stephen Schwartz
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