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The Mystery of Edwin Drood   Tour  

Please note that for this tour the show was called 'Drood!'
Opening Date: April 5, 1988    
Closing Date: September 25, 1988

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, National Tour
Setting: Cloisterham, England and the East End of London.

Production Staff
Produced by Theater of the Stars (Christopher B. Manos: Producer); Produced in association with Normand Kurtz
Original Broadway production produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Originally directed for the Broadway stage by Wilford Leach; Originally choreographed for the Broadway stage by Graciela Daniele
Book by Rupert Holmes; Music by Rupert Holmes; Lyrics by Rupert Holmes; Musical Director: Raymond Allen; Music orchestrated by Rupert Holmes
Directed by Edward M. Greenberg; Choreographed by Rob Marshall; Assistant Choreographer: Kathleen Marshall
Scenic Design by Bob Shaw; Costume Design by Lindsay W. Davis; Additional Costumes by Vicki Davis; Lighting Design by John McLain; Wig Design by Barry Henderickson
General Manager: John Rainwater; Associate Gen. Mgr: Sherie L. Seff; Company Manager: Ted Stevens
Production Stage Manager: Mark S. Krause; Stage Manager: Elisabeth Farwell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tony Bevinetto
Assistant Conductor: Sheilah Walker
Casting: Sherie L. Seff; Tour direction by Columbia Artists Theatricals, Corp.; Publicity: Michael Praver Agency and Karen Hatchett; Dance Captain: Kathleen Marshall
George Rose
Mr. William Cartwright
Your Chairman
Jean Stapleton
The Princess Puffer / Miss Angela Prysock
Tony Azito
Durdles / Mr. Nick Cricker
Ronn Carroll
Servant / Mr. Philip Bax
Bazzard / Mr. Phillip Bax
John DeLuca
Neville Landless / Mr. Victor Grinstead
Teresa De Zarn
Rosa Bud / Miss Deirdre Peregrine
Mark Jacoby
John Jasper / Mr. Clive Paget
William McClary
Reverend Crisparkle / Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe
Michael Nostrand
Deputy / Master Nick Cricker
Paige O'Hara
Edwin Drood / Miss Alice Nutting
Jana Schneider
Helena Landless / Miss Janet Conover
Rebecca Baxter
Wendy / Miss Isabel Yearsley
Succubae / Miss Isabel Yearsley
Citizen of Cloisterham
Jeanne Bennett
Beatrice / Miss Violet Balfour
Servant / Miss Violet Balfour
Citizen of Cloisterham
Tony Bevinetto
Julian / Mr. Medford Moss
Citizen of Cloisterham
Betsy Chang
Succubae / Miss Felicity Reed
Citizen of Cloisterham
Newton Gilchrist
Mr. James Throttle
Stage Manager
Citizen of Cloisterham
Chandler Holland
Client of Puffer / Mr. Harry Sayle
Citizen of Cloisterham
Donald Ives
Client of Puffer / Mr. Montague Pruitt
Citizen of Cloisterham
David Mallard
Client of Puffer / Mr. Alan Eliot
Citizen of Cloisterham
Kathleen Marshall
Image of Rosa/Miss Gwendolen Pynn
Citizen of Cloisterham
Jane Matera
Succubae / Miss Sarah Cook
Citizen of Cloisterham
Robert R. McCormick
Horace / Mr. Nicholas Michael
Citizen of Cloisterham
Troy Myers
Client of Puffer / Mr. Christopher Lyon
Citizen of Cloisterham
George Spelvin
Dick Datchery
Shelley Wald
Flo / Miss Florence Gill
Succubae / Miss Florence Gill
Servant / Miss Florence Gill
Citizen of Cloisterham
Swings: Tony Lillo and Conny Lee Sasfai
Understudies: Rebecca Baxter (Rosa Bud / Miss Deirdre Peregrine), Jeanne Bennett (Edwin Drood / Miss Alice Nutting), Ronn Carroll (Mr. William Cartwright), Newton Gilchrist (Durdles / Mr. Nick Cricker, Reverend Crisparkle / Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe), Donald Ives (Neville Landless / Mr. Victor Grinstead), David Mallard (Bazzard / Mr. Phillip Bax, Deputy / Master Nick Cricker), Robert R. McCormick (John Jasper / Mr. Clive Paget) and Shelley Wald (Helena Landless / Miss Janet Conover, The Princess Puffer / Miss Angela Prysock)
music by Rupert Holmes; lyrics by Rupert Holmes
ACT 1 Sung By
There You Are Chairman and The Company
Two Kinsmen Drood and Jasper
Moonfall Rosa
Moonfall (Reprise) Rosa, Helena, Wendy, and Beatrice
The Wages of Sin Puffer
Jasper's Vision Image of Rosa, Succubae, and Clients
A British Subject Neville, Helena, Drood, Rosa, Crisparkle, and Citizens
Both Sides of the Coin Jasper, Chairman, and The Company
Perfect Strangers Drood and Rosa
No Good Can Come From Bad Neville, Drood, Rosa, Helena, Jasper, Crisparkle, and Bazzard
Never The Luck Bazzard
Off to the Races Chairman, Durdles, Deputy, and The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
A Private Investigation Datchery, Puffer, and Citizens
The Name of Love and Moonfall (reprise) Rosa, Jasper, and Citizens
Don't Quit While You're Ahead Puffer and The Company
The Garden Path to Hell Puffer
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Sep 20, 1988 - Sep 25, 1988 The Playhouse on Rodney Square Wilmington, DE
Sep 13, 1988 - Sep 18, 1988 Bushnell Hartford, CT
Aug 5, 1988 - Aug 7, 1988 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Jul 26, 1988 - Jul 31, 1988 Benedum Center Pittsburgh, PA
Jul 18, 1988 - Jul 24, 1988 The Muny St. Louis, MO
Jul 5, 1988 - Jul 17, 1988 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Jun 15, 1988 - Jun 19, 1988 Starlight Theatre (IN) Indianapolis, IN
Apr 5, 1988 - May 1, 1988 Opera House (DC) Washington, DC