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The Tap Dance Kid   Tour  

Opening Date: August 1, 1985    
Closing Date: July 6, 1986

Category: Musical, Original, National Tour
Setting: New York City: Roosevelt Island and Manhattan. The Present.

Production Staff
Produced by Stanley White, Evelyn Barron, Harvey J. Klaris, Michel Stuart and Pace Theatrical Group; Produced in association with Michael Kleinman Productions; Associate Producer: Mark Beigelman and Richard Chwatt
Book by Charles Blackwell; Music by Henry Krieger; Lyrics by Robert Lorick; Based on the novel 'Nobody's Family Is Going To Change' by Louise Fitzhugh; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Vocal arrangements by Harold Wheeler; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Music Consultant: Don Jones; Musical Director: Richard Parrinello
Directed by Jerry Zaks; Dances and Musical Staging by Danny Daniels; Associate Choreographer: D. J. Giagni
Scenic Production by Michael Hotopp and Paul dePass; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Scenic Photography by Mark Feldstein; Photo Processing by Berkey K + L
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Steve Beckler
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Tour under the direction of American Theatre Productions, Inc.
Hinton Battle
Ben Harney
Martine Allard
Theresa Hayes
Dulé Hill
Dawnn J. Lewis
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Harold Nicholas
Daddy Bates
Monica Pege
Ron Bastine
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Gary Chapman
Alain Freulon
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Frantz Hall
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
J. J. Jepson
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Janice Lorraine
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
John MacInnis
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Patrice McConachie
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Kim Meyer
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Amy O'Brien
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Mark Santoro
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Maryellen Scilla
Dipsey's Dancer and New Yorker
Swings: Àra Marx and Gary Sullivan
Standby: Chuck Cooper (William), Eugene Fleming (Dipsey), Damon Hines (Willie) and Shawana Kemp (Emma)
Understudies: Ron Bastine (Richie, Winslow), Gary Chapman (Daddy Bates, Dipsey), Theresa Hayes (Ginnie) and Janice Lorraine (Carole, Dulcie, Mona)
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 24, 1986 - Jul 6, 1986 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Jun 10, 1986 - Jun 22, 1986 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Jun 3, 1986 - Jun 8, 1986 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
May 27, 1986 - Jun 1, 1986 Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville, TN
May 13, 1986 - May 25, 1986 Arie Crown Theater Chicago, IL
May 6, 1986 - May 11, 1986 Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN
Apr 29, 1986 - May 4, 1986 Mahaffey Theater For The Performing Arts St. Petersburg, FL
Apr 22, 1986 - Apr 27, 1986 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
Apr 8, 1986 - Apr 20, 1986 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Apr 1, 1986 - Apr 6, 1986 Atlanta Civic Center Theater Atlanta, GA
Mar 27, 1986 - Mar 30, 1986 Cincinnati Music Hall Cincinnati, OH
Mar 25, 1986 - Mar 26, 1986 DeVos Hall Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 18, 1986 - Mar 23, 1986 The Playhouse on Rodney Square Wilmington, DE
Mar 11, 1986 - Mar 16, 1986 Proctors Schenectady, NY
Feb 25, 1986 - Mar 9, 1986 Warner Theatre Washington, DC
Feb 18, 1986 - Feb 23, 1986 Bushnell Hartford, CT
Feb 11, 1986 - Feb 16, 1986 Shubert Performing Arts Center New Haven, CT
Jan 21, 1986 - Jan 26, 1986 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Jan 14, 1986 - Jan 19, 1986 KeyBank State Theatre Cleveland, OH
Sep 17, 1985 - Dec 1, 1985 Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Aug 1, 1985 - Sep 15, 1985 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA