Opening Date

Oct 08, 1985

Closing Date

Jun 14, 1987

MusicalRevivalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Setting
Act I: The early sixties. Act II: The early seventies. Various cities throughout the U.S.

Comments
This touring production came to Broadway, opening on June 28, 1987 at the Ambassador Theatre.

Book by Tom Eyen; Music by Henry Krieger; Lyrics by Tom Eyen; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Vocal arrangements by Cleavant Derricks; Musical Director: Marc Falcone
Directed by Michael Bennett; Choreographed by Michael Bennett and Michael Peters; Choreographed by Michael Bennett and Michael Peters; Production Supervised by Bob Avian
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Styles: Ted Azar
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler; Musical Coordinator: Yolanda Segovia
Deena Jones
Lorrell Robinson
Effie Melody White
C.C. White
Michelle Morris
 
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
James Thunder Early
Curtis Taylor, Jr.
 
TV Stage Manager
 
Ensemble
 
One of "Les Style"
 
Ensemble
Frank
a press agent
 
Ensemble
One of "Little Albert and the Tru-Tones"
 
One of "The James Early Band"
 
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
 
Ensemble
Little Albert
 
One of "The James Early Band"
 
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
 
Ensemble
One of "Little Albert and the Tru-Tones"
 
One of "The James Early Band"
 
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
 
Film Executive
 
Ensemble
One of "Little Albert and the Tru-Tones"
 
One of "The James Early Band"
 
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
 
Ensemble
One of "Little Albert and the Tru-Tones"
 
One of "The James Early Band"
 
Carl
a piano player
 
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
 
Film Executive
 
Ensemble
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
 
One of "Les Style"
 
Ensemble
Tiny Joe Dixon
 
Ensemble
One of "Les Style"
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Jerry
a nightclub owner
 
Security Guard
One of "Les Style"
 
Ensemble
The M.C.
 
Mr. Morgan
 
Ensemble
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
One of "The James Early Band"
 
Dwight
a TV Director
 
Film Executive
 
Ensemble
One of "The Sweethearts"
 
Ensemble
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
 
Ensemble
One of "The Sweethearts"
 
Ensemble
Edna Burke
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Susan Beaubian (Deena Jones), Brenda Braxton (Lorrell Robinson), Yvette Louise Cason (Effie Melody White), Rhetta Hughes (Lorrell Robinson), Lynda McConnell (Deena Jones, Michelle Morris), R. Lachanze Sapp (Deena Jones, Michelle Morris), Lauren Velez (Michelle Morris), Arnetia Walker (Effie Melody White) and Fuschia Walker (Effie Melody White)

Cast

Effie Melody White
Deena Jones
Deena Jones
Curtis Taylor, Jr.
Michelle Morris
 
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
Marty
C.C. White
Curtis Taylor, Jr.
Jerry
a nightclub owner
 
Security Guard
Tiny Joe Dixon
One of "Little Albert and the Tru-Tones"
 
One of "The James Early Band"
 
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
 
Film Executive
 
Ensemble
 
TV Stage Manager
 
Film Executive
 
Ensemble
Tiny Joe Dixon
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
One of "The Sweethearts"
One of "The Stepp Sisters"
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Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Jun 10, 1987 - Jun 14, 1987
Washington, DC
Apr 07, 1987 - May 03, 1987
Boston, MA
Feb 24, 1987 - Mar 01, 1987
Chicago, IL
Feb 10, 1987 - Feb 22, 1987
Denver, CO
Feb 03, 1987 - Feb 08, 1987
Sacramento, CA
Jan 19, 1987 - Feb 01, 1987
Los Angeles, CA
Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 18, 1987
San Diego, CA
Dec 26, 1986 - Jan 10, 1987
San Francisco, CA
Oct 28, 1986 - Nov 02, 1986
East Lansing, MI
Oct 21, 1986 - Oct 26, 1986
Nashville, TN
Sep 16, 1986 - Oct 19, 1986
Detroit, MI
Sep 09, 1986 - Sep 14, 1986
Indianapolis, IN
Sep 02, 1986 - Sep 07, 1986
Louisville, KY
Aug 19, 1986 - Aug 31, 1986
Dallas, TX
Aug 12, 1986 - Aug 17, 1986
Kansas City, MO
Aug 05, 1986 - Aug 10, 1986
Milwaukee, WI
Jul 31, 1986 - Aug 03, 1986
Des Moines, IA
Jul 29, 1986 - Jul 30, 1986
Oklahoma City, OK
Jul 22, 1986 - Jul 27, 1986
Minneapolis, MN
Jul 01, 1986 - Jul 20, 1986
Toronto, ON
Jul 01, 1986 - Jul 20, 1986
Toronto, ON
Jun 24, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986
Columbus, OH
Jun 17, 1986 - Jun 22, 1986
Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 10, 1986 - Jun 15, 1986
Schenectady, NY
Apr 24, 1986 - Jun 07, 1986
Washington, DC
Apr 15, 1986 - Apr 20, 1986
Cleveland, OH
Apr 08, 1986 - Apr 13, 1986
New Haven, CT
Mar 25, 1986 - Mar 30, 1986
Norfolk, VA
Mar 11, 1986 - Mar 16, 1986
Atlanta, GA
Mar 04, 1986 - Mar 09, 1986
Orlando, FL
Feb 25, 1986 - Mar 02, 1986
St. Petersburg, FL
Feb 11, 1986 - Feb 23, 1986
Miami, FL
Feb 04, 1986 - Feb 09, 1986
St. Louis, MO
Jan 28, 1986 - Feb 02, 1986
Houston, TX
Jan 21, 1986 - Jan 26, 1986
San Antonio, TX
Jan 07, 1986 - Jan 19, 1986
New Orleans, LA
Dec 10, 1985 - Jan 04, 1986
Baltimore, MD
Dec 03, 1985 - Dec 08, 1985
Toledo, OH
Nov 26, 1985 - Dec 01, 1985
Rochester, NY
Nov 19, 1985 - Nov 24, 1985
Buffalo, NY
Nov 12, 1985 - Nov 17, 1985
Hartford, CT
Oct 15, 1985 - Nov 10, 1985
Philadelphia, PA
Oct 08, 1985 - Oct 13, 1985
Providence, RI