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Zorba   

Broadway Theatre, (10/16/1983 - 9/02/1984)
First Preview: Oct 05, 1983 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Oct 16, 1983    
Closing Date: Sep 02, 1984 Total Performances: 362

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Piraeus; a Crete village; Hortense's Inn and garden; The Widow's house; the church square; the mine entrance.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Kenneth-John Productions (Kenneth D. Greenblatt: President; John J. Pomerantz: Executive Vice President); Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Music by John Kander; Musical Director: Randolph Mauldin; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Thomas Fay
Directed by Michael Cacoyannis; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele; Additional choreography by Theodore Pappas
Scenic Design by David Chapman; Costume Design by Hal George; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Steve Atha; Make-Up Design by Steve Atha
General Manager: National Artists Management Company; Company Manager: Robert H. Wallner
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley
Musical Supervisor: Paul Gemignani; Music Contractor: John Monaco; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Victor Jaroway; On Stage Bouzouki: Foti Gonis; Dumbeg: Eddie Kochak; Bouzouki: Angelo Saridis; Accordion: Charles Sauss; Percussion: David Tancredi
Casting: Howard Feuer and Jeremy Ritzer; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Dance Captain: Jim Litten; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Anthony Quinn
Zorba
Lila Kedrova
Madame Hortense
Chip Cornelius
Vassilakas
Suzanne Costallos
Athena
Crow
Michael Dantuono
Manolakas
Frank DeSal
Konstandi
Turkish Dancer
Russian Admiral
Angelina Fiordellisi
Marika
Crow
Tim Flavin
Anagnosti
Karen Giombetti
Maria
Cafe Whore
Charles Karel
Mavrodani
Peter Kevoian
Katapolis
Monk
Raphael LaManna
Constable
Peter Marinos
Marinakos
Monk
Rob Marshall
Marsalias
Monk
Taro Meyer
The Widow
John Mineo
Thanassai
French Admiral
Monk
Panchali Null
Despo
Crow
Aurelio Padron
Mimiko
Richard Warren Pugh
Yorgo
Italian Admiral
Thomas David Scalise
Pavli
Debbie Shapiro
The Woman
Paul Straney
Priest
English Admiral
Susan Terry
Katina
Pamela Trevisani
Sophia
Crow
Robert Westenberg
Nikos
Swings: Jim Litten and Danielle R. Striker
Standby: Chip Cornelius (Manolakas), Suzanne Costallos (Madame Hortense), Michael Dantuono (Nikos), Angelina Fiordellisi (The Woman), Charles Karel (Zorba), James Lockhart (Mavrodani, Zorba), John Mineo (Mimiko) and Susan Terry (The Widow)
Tony Award®
winner 1984 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lila Kedrova
Theatre World
winner 1984 Award [recipient]
Robert Westenberg
Drama Desk Award
winner 1984 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lila Kedrova
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
ACT 1 Sung By
Life Is The Woman and Company
The First Time Zorba
The Top of the Hill The Woman and Company
No Boom Boom Madame Hortense, Admirals, Zorba and Nikos
Vive La Difference Admirals
Mine Song Company
The Butterfly The Widow, Nikos and The Woman
Goodbye, Canavaro Madame Hortense, Zorba and Nikos
Grandpapa Zorba, The Woman and Company
Only Love Madame Hortense
The Bend of the Road The Woman
Only Love (Reprise) The Woman
ACT 2 Sung By
Yassou Company
Woman Zorba
Why Can't I Speak/That's a Beginning The Widow, Nikos and The Woman
Easter Dance Company
Miner's Dance The Men
The Crow The Woman, Crows and Monks
Happy Birthday Madame Hortense
I Am Free Zorba