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Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk   Tour  

 
Opening Date: September 30, 1997    
Closing Date: June 20, 1999

Category: Musical, Dance, All Black Cast, Original, National Tour
Description: A dance musical telling the story, through tap, of black history from slavery to the present.



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Produced by The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe: Producer; Rosemarie Tichler: Artistic Producer; Laurie Beckelman: Executive Director; Joey Parnes: Executive Producer)
Executive Producer Original Broadway Production: Joey Parnes
Book by Reg E. Gaines; Music by Daryl Waters, Zane Mark and Ann Duquesnay; Lyrics by Reg E. Gaines; Based on an idea by Savion Glover and George C. Wolfe; Music orchestrated by Daryl Waters; Vocal arrangements by Ann Duquesnay; Musical Director: Richard Cummings
Conceived by George C. Wolfe; Directed by George C. Wolfe; Choreographed by Savion Glover; Choreography recreated by Derick K. Grant
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Projection Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.
Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Supervisor: Bonnie Panson; Production Stage Manager: Doug Hosney; Stage Manager: Samuel-Moses Jones
Musical Supervisor: Daryl Waters; Musical Coordinator: Seymour Red Press
Casting: Jordan Thaler and Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; General Press Representative: Carol R. Fineman; Press and Marketing: FourFront, Inc.; Dramaturg: Shelby Jiggetts-Tivony; National Coordinator of Community Outreach: Donna Walker-Kuhne
Cast
Derick K. Grant
'da Beat
Lil' Dahlin'
Where's the Beat?
Vickilyn Reynolds
'da Singer
The Chanteuse
Where's the Beat?
Thomas Silcott
'da Voice
The Man
Where's the Beat?
David Peter Chapman
Drummer
Dennis J. Dove
Drummer
Dominique Kelley
Performer
Uncle Huck-A-Buck
Where's the Beat?
Christopher A. Scott
Performer
Grin & Flash
Where's the Beat?
Jimmy Tate
Performer
'da Beat
Alternate
Grin & Flash
Where's the Beat?
B. Jason Young
The Kid
Where's the Beat?
Standby: Debra Byrd ('da Singer) and Tyrone Mitchell Henderson ('da Voice)
Understudies: Vincent Bingham (Performer), Marc Durham (Drummer), Sean C. Fielder (Performer), Khalid Hill (Performer) and Miles Jeffries (Performer)
ACT 1 Sung By
Bring in 'da Noise Bring in 'da Funk Company
The Door to Isle Goree
Slave Ships
Som'thin' From Nuthin'/ The Circle Stomp
The Pan Handlers
The Lynching Blues
Chicago Bound
Shifting Sounds
Industrialization
Quittin' Time
The Chicago Riot Rag
I Got the Beat/Dark Tower
The Whirligig Stomp Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Now That's Tap Grin & Flash
The Uncle Huck-a-Buck Song Uncle Huck-A-Buck, Lil' Dahlin' and Company
Kid Go! The Kid and Company
The Lost Beat Swing The Chanteuse and Company
Green, Chaney, Buster, Slyde
(lyrics by Savion Glover)
1956, Them Conkheads
1967, Hot Fun
1977, Blackout
1987, Gospel/Hip Hop Rant
Drummin'
Taxi
Conversations
Hittin'
Bring in 'da Noise Bring in 'da Funk (Reprise) Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 15, 1999 - Jun 20, 1999 Altria Theater Richmond, VA
May 18, 1999 - May 23, 1999 San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
May 11, 1999 - May 16, 1999 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
May 4, 1999 - May 9, 1999 ASU Gammage Tempe, AZ
Apr 27, 1999 - May 2, 1999 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Apr 13, 1999 - Apr 18, 1999 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
Apr 6, 1999 - Apr 11, 1999 David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Mar 30, 1999 - Apr 4, 1999 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Mar 23, 1999 - Mar 28, 1999 Raymond F. Kravis Center For The Performing Arts West Palm Beach, FL
Mar 9, 1999 - Mar 21, 1999 Connor Palace Cleveland, OH
Mar 2, 1999 - Mar 7, 1999 Morris A. Mechanic Theatre Baltimore, MD
Feb 23, 1999 - Feb 28, 1999 Palace Theatre - Columbus Columbus, OH
Feb 16, 1999 - Feb 21, 1999 Auditorium Theatre - Rochester Rochester, NY
Feb 9, 1999 - Feb 14, 1999 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
Feb 2, 1999 - Feb 7, 1999 Clowes Memorial Hall Indianapolis, IN
Jan 26, 1999 - Jan 31, 1999 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Jan 19, 1999 - Jan 24, 1999 Heinz Hall Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 17, 1999 Belk Theater Charlotte, NC
Jan 5, 1999 - Jan 10, 1999 DeVos Hall Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 10, 1998 - Dec 6, 1998 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA
Oct 20, 1998 - Oct 25, 1998 Ford Centre for the Performing Arts (Brit) Vancouver, BC
Sep 29, 1998 - Oct 11, 1998 National Theatre Washington, DC
Sep 22, 1998 - Sep 27, 1998 Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit, MI
Aug 4, 1998 - Aug 9, 1998 Shubert Theatre (IL) Chicago, IL
Jul 28, 1998 - Aug 2, 1998 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Jul 14, 1998 - Jul 26, 1998 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Jun 16, 1998 - Jul 12, 1998 Shubert Theatre (IL) Chicago, IL
May 19, 1998 - Jun 14, 1998 Shubert Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
May 1, 1998 - May 17, 1998 Forrest Theatre Philadelphia, PA
Mar 4, 1998 - Apr 26, 1998 Ahmanson Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Feb 17, 1998 - Mar 1, 1998 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR
Feb 3, 1998 - Feb 15, 1998 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA
Jan 27, 1998 - Feb 1, 1998 Sacramento Community Center Theater Sacramento, CA
Jan 6, 1998 - Jan 25, 1998 Buell Theatre Denver, CO
Dec 16, 1997 - Dec 21, 1997 Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN
Dec 2, 1997 - Dec 14, 1997 Shubert Performing Arts Center New Haven, CT
Nov 4, 1997 - Nov 30, 1997 National Theatre Washington, DC
Sep 30, 1997 - Nov 2, 1997 Fisher Theatre Detroit, MI