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The Will Rogers Follies   Tour   A Life in Revue

 
Opening Date: September 1, 1992    
Closing Date: November 27, 1994

Category: Musical, Original, National Tour
Setting: Time: The Present. Place: The Ziegfeld Theatre.



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Pierre Cossette, Martin Richards, Sam Crothers, James L. Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane and Max Weitzenhoffer; Produced in association with William E. Simon and Jeep
Book by Peter Stone; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Inspired by the words of Will Rogers and Betty Rogers; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers; Music arranged by Cy Coleman; Musical Director: Kay Cameron
Directed by Tommy Tune; Choreographed by Tommy Tune; Associate Director: Phillip Oesterman; Associate Choreographer: Jeff Calhoun
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Willa Kim; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington; Wig Design by Howard Leonard; Associate Scenic Design: Sharon Sprague, John Brown and Stephan Olson; Associate Costume Design: Frank Krenz and Mitchell Bloom; Associate Lighting Design: Peggy Eisenhauer; Associate Projection Design: Bo Erickson
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc. and Joey Parnes; Associate Gen. Mgr: Nina Skriloff; Company Manager: Steven H. David
Production Supervisor: Peter Von Mayrhauser; Production Stage Manager: Mark S. Krause; Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro
Music Contractor: John Miller; Conducted by Kay Cameron; Associate Conductor: Mark Mitchell; Synthesizer: Mark Mitchell; Drums: Rich Rosenzweig; Steel Guitar: Al Vescovo; Synthesizer Programmer: Dan Tramon; Music Copying Service: Music Preparation International and Larry Abel
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss, CSA; General Press Representative: Richard Kornberg & Associates; Touring Press Representative: Rick Miramontez; Exclusive Tour Direction: Castor Music, Inc.; New York Advertising Representative Serino Coyne, Inc. and Neil Turton; Dance Captain: D.J. Salisbury; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Keith Carradine
Will Rogers
Tomas Garcilazo
The Roper
Dee Hoty
Betty Blake
George Riddle
Clem Rogers
Dan Sharkey
Wiley Post
Leigh Zimmerman
Ziegfeld's Favorite
Paulette Braxton
Indian Sun Goddess
New Ziegfeld Girl
Buster
Wild West Show Dog
Laurel Lynn Collins
Will's Sister
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Corky
Wild West Show Dog
Holly Cruikshank
New Ziegfeld Girl
Philip Dyer
Will Rogers, Jr.
Sutton Foster
Will's Sister
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Freeway
Wild West Show Dog
Dana Leigh Jackson
Will's Sister
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Stacie James
Indian Soloist
New Ziegfeld Girl
Gina Keys
Will's Sister
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Lady
Wild West Show Dog
Julie Lamar
Will's Sister
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wendy Leahy
New Ziegfeld Girl
Spencer Liff
Freddy Rogers
Louie
Wild West Show Dog
Lisa Mandel
Will's Sister
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Blaine Mastalir
Indian of The Dawn
Will Rogers Wrangler
Bob Moore
The Wild West Show
Jeanne Moore
The Wild West Show
Wendy Palmer
New Ziegfeld Girl
Gregory Peck
The Voice of Mr. Ziegfeld
Recorded voice only
Francie Provine
New Ziegfeld Girl
Queen
Wild West Show Dog
Abe Reybold
Will Rogers Wrangler
Radio Engineer
Christy Romano
James Rogers
Shaggy
Wild West Show Dog
Moriah 'Shining Dove' Snyder
Mary Rogers
Jane Sonderman
New Ziegfeld Girl
Christine Tarallo
Indian Sun Spirit
New Ziegfeld Girl
Tracy Terstriep
New Ziegfeld Girl
Tom
Wild West Show Dog
Victoria L. Waggoner
New Ziegfeld Girl
Jeff Williams
Will Rogers Wrangler
Mr. Ziegfeld's Stage Manager
Michael Lee Wright
Will Rogers Wrangler
Vaudeville Announcer
Swings: Jenny Gruby, Tracy Powell and D.J. Salisbury
Standby: Danette Cuming (Betty Blake) and Ron Kidd (Clem Rogers, Wiley Post)
Understudies: Spencer Liff (Will Rogers, Jr.), Christy Romano (Freddy Rogers, Mary Rogers) and Dan Sharkey (Will Rogers)
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
ACT 1 Sung By
Will-a-Mania Ziegfeld's Favorite and Company
Give a Man Enough Rope Will Rogers and Will Rogers Wranglers
I'ts a Boy! Clem Rogers and Will's Sisters
So Long Pa Will Rogers
My Unknown Someone Betty Blake
We're Heading for a Wedding Will Rogers and Betty Blake
The Big Time Will Rogers, Betty Blake and Children
My Big Mistake Betty Blake
The Powder Puff Ballet The New Ziegfeld Girls
Marry Me Now/I Got You Will Rogers and Betty Blake
ACT 2 Sung By
Give a Man Enough Rope (Reprise) Will Rogers and Will Rogers Wranglers
Look Around Will Rogers
Favorite Son Will Rogers and Chorus
No Man Left For Me Betty Blake
Presents for Mrs. Rogers Will Rogers, Will Rogers Wranglers and The New Ziegfeld Girls
Will-a-Mania (Reprise) Will Rogers and Clem Rogers
Without You (Reprise of "I Got You") (Reprise) Betty Blake
Never Met a Man I Didn't Like Will Rogers and Company
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Jan 5, 1993 - Jan 10, 1993 Raymond F. Kravis Center For The Performing Arts West Palm Beach, FL
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