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My One And Only   Tour   The New Gershwin Musical

Opening Date: March 8, 1985    
Closing Date: April 20, 1986

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, National Tour
Setting: 1927.

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Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with The One and Only Joint Venture and Pace Theatrical Group; Presented by Arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.
Book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer; Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Dance arrangements by Wally Harper and Peter Larson; Musical & Vocal Direction by Jack Lee
Directed by Thommie Walsh and Tommy Tune; Choreographed by Thommie Walsh and Tommy Tune; Associate Director: Phillip Oesterman; Associate Choreographer: Baayork Lee
Scenic Design by Adrianne Lobel and Tony Walton; Costume Design by Rita Ryack; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Alan Schubert; Make-Up Design by Alan Schubert; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington
General Manager: National Artists Management Company; Company Manager: Rob Wallner
Production Stage Manager: Peter Von Mayrhauser; Stage Manager: Robert Kellogg
Musical concept by Wally Harper; Music Consultant: Michael Feinstein; Associate Conductor: Joel Kaye; Piano: Rod Derefinko; Bass: Frank Savarese; Drums: Rudy Corona; First Reed: Joel Kaye; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Katharine Edmonds
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; General Press Representative: The Jacksina Company; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Special material by Charles "Honi" Coles; Dance Captain: Niki Harris; Second Dance Captain: Patti D'Beck; Photographer: Kenn Duncan and Martha Swope
For his support and help, the producers, with affection and gratitude, acknowledge Ira Gershwin; For her support and help, the producers, with affection and gratitude, acknowledge Leonore Gershwin
Sandy Duncan
Edith Herbert
(Mar 08, 1985 - Aug 25, 1985)
Tommy Tune
Captain Billy Buck Chandler
Don Amendolia
Prince Nicolai Erraclyovitch Tchatchavadze
Charles "Honi" Coles
Mr. Magix
Tiger Haynes
Rt. Rev. J.D. Montgomery
Peggy O'Connell
Adrian Bailey
Dancing Gentleman
Shaun Baker-Jones
Dancing Gentleman
Eileen Casey
Kerry Casserly
Mark East
A Member of the Ritz Quartette
James Ervin
Dancing Gentleman
Luther Fontaine
Dancing Gentleman
Niki Harris
Susan Hartley
Walter Hook
A Member of the Ritz Quartette
David Jackson
New Rhythm Boy
Dancing Gentleman
Sandra Menhart
Jan Mickens
Dancing Gentleman
Debi A. Monahan
Adam Petroski
A Member of the Ritz Quartette
Stage Doorman
Ken Leigh Rogers
New Rhythm Boy
Dancing Gentleman
Casper Roos
A Member of the Ritz Quartette
Glenn Turner
New Rhythm Boy
Swings: Ciscoe Bruton II, Patti D'Beck and Bobby Walker
Standby: Susan Hartley (Edith Herbert), Judd Jones (Rt. Rev. J.D. Montgomery), Ken Leigh Rogers (Rt. Rev. J.D. Montgomery) and Ronald Young (Captain Billy Buck Chandler, Mr. Magix)
Understudies: Kerry Casserly (Mickey), Luther Fontaine (Mr. Magix) and Walter Hook (Prince Nicolai Erraclyovitch Tchatchavadze)
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
I Can't Be Bothered Now The New Rhythm Boys, Captain Billy Buck Chandler, Edith Herbert, Prince Nikki and Ensemble
Blah, Blah, Blah Captain Billy Buck Chandler
Boy Wanted Edith Herbert and Reporter
Soon Captain Billy Buck Chandler
High Hat/Sweet and Low Down Mr. Magix, Captain Billy Buck Chandler and The New Rhythm Boys & Ensemble
Blah, Blah, Blah (Reprise) Edith Herbert
He Loves and She Loves Captain Billy Buck Chandler and Edith Herbert
He Loves and She Loves (Reprise) Ritz Quartet
I Can't Be Bothered Now (Reprise) The New Rhythm Boys
'S Wonderful Captain Billy Buck Chandler and Edith Herbert
'S Wonderful (Reprise) Ritz Quartet
Strike Up the Band Captain Billy Buck Chandler
ACT 2 Sung By
in the Swim/What Are We Here For Fish and Nikki
Nice Work If You Can Get It Edith Herbert
My One And Only Mr. Magix and Captain Billy Buck Chandler
Funny Face Mickey and Nikki
My One And Only (Reprise) Captain Billy Buck Chandler
Kicking The Clouds Away
(lyrics by B.G. DeSylva and Ira Gershwin)
Rt. Rev. J.D. Montgomery and Ensemble
How Long Has This Been Goin' On? Edith Herbert and Captain Billy Buck Chandler
Strike Up the Band (Reprise) Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Mar 25, 1986 - Apr 20, 1986 Forrest Theatre Philadelphia, PA
Mar 11, 1986 - Mar 23, 1986 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, ON
Mar 4, 1986 - Mar 9, 1986 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Feb 18, 1986 - Mar 2, 1986 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Jan 28, 1986 - Feb 16, 1986 Civic Opera House Chicago, IL
Jan 14, 1986 - Jan 26, 1986 Fisher Theatre Detroit, MI
Jan 7, 1986 - Jan 12, 1986 Kentucky Center For The Performing Arts Louisville, KY
Oct 8, 1985 - Dec 22, 1985 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA
Sep 24, 1985 - Oct 6, 1985 Ellie Caulkins Opera House Denver, CO
Jul 9, 1985 - Sep 22, 1985 Ahmanson Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Jun 25, 1985 - Jul 7, 1985 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Jun 18, 1985 - Jun 23, 1985 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Apr 23, 1985 - May 5, 1985 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Apr 16, 1985 - Apr 21, 1985 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Mar 8, 1985 - Apr 14, 1985 Opera House (DC) Washington, DC