Opening Date

Sep 01, 1992

Closing Date

MusicalOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
Time: The Present. Place: The Ziegfeld Theatre.

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; Assistant Sound Design: Dan Tramon
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc. and Joey Parnes; Associate Gen. Mgr: Nina Skriloff; Company Manager: Steven H. David; Assistant Co. Mgr: Ken Silverman
Production Supervisor: Peter Von Mayrhauser; Production Stage Manager: Mark S. Krause; Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro; Assistant Stage Mgr: Allison Rabenau
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
Will Rogers
The Roper
Betty Blake
Clem Rogers
Wiley Post
Ziegfeld's Favorite
Indian Sun Goddess
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wild West Show Dog
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wild West Show Dog
New Ziegfeld Girl
Will Rogers, Jr.
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wild West Show Dog
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Indian Soloist
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wild West Show Dog
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
New Ziegfeld Girl
Freddy Rogers
Wild West Show Dog
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
Indian of The Dawn
 
Will Rogers Wrangler
The Wild West Show
The Wild West Show
New Ziegfeld Girl
The Voice of Mr. Ziegfeld
Recorded voice only
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wild West Show Dog
Will Rogers Wrangler
 
Radio Engineer
James Rogers
Wild West Show Dog
New Ziegfeld Girl
Indian Sun Spirit
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
New Ziegfeld Girl
Tom
Wild West Show Dog
New Ziegfeld Girl
Will Rogers Wrangler
 
Mr. Ziegfeld's Stage Manager
Will Rogers Wrangler
 
Vaudeville Announcer
Standby: Danette Cuming (Betty Blake) and Ron Kidd (Clem Rogers, Wiley Post)
Understudies: Spencer Liff (Will Rogers, Jr.), Christy Romano (Mary Rogers, Freddy Rogers) and Dan Sharkey (Will Rogers)
Stage Manager: David Horton Black
Associate Conductor: Colin Welford; Synthesizer: Colin Welford

Cast

Will Rogers
Will Rogers
Betty Blake
Ziegfeld's Favorite
Wiley Post
Alternate
James Rogers
New Ziegfeld Girl
Wild West Show Dog
Will Rogers, Jr.
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
 
New Ziegfeld Girl
New Ziegfeld Girl
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
The Wild West Show
Freddy Rogers
Will's Sister
 
Betty's Sister
Wild West Show Dog
Standby: Margaret Howard (Betty Blake) and Dan Sharkey (Will Rogers)
Understudies: Gina Rizzo Bishop (Mary Rogers, Freddy Rogers), Stacie James (Betty Blake), Lisa Mandel (Ziegfeld's Favorite), Thomas O'Connell II (Will Rogers, Jr.) and Victoria L. Waggoner (Ziegfeld's Favorite)
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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Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Nov 22, 1994 - Nov 27, 1994
Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 15, 1994 - Nov 20, 1994
Portland, OR
Sep 20, 1994 - Sep 25, 1994
San Antonio, TX
Jun 14, 1994 - Jul 03, 1994
St. Paul, MN
Jun 07, 1994 - Jun 12, 1994
Louisville, KY
May 31, 1994 - Jun 05, 1994
Tulsa, OK
May 24, 1994 - May 29, 1994
Dayton, OH
May 17, 1994 - May 22, 1994
Schenectady, NY
May 10, 1994 - May 15, 1994
Providence, RI
May 03, 1994 - May 08, 1994
Grand Rapids, MI
Apr 26, 1994 - May 01, 1994
Syracuse, NY
Apr 12, 1994 - Apr 24, 1994
Boston, MA
Apr 05, 1994 - Apr 10, 1994
Norfolk, VA
Mar 29, 1994 - Apr 03, 1994
Hartford, CT
Mar 08, 1994 - Mar 27, 1994
Philadelphia, PA
Mar 01, 1994 - Mar 06, 1994
Buffalo, NY
Feb 22, 1994 - Feb 27, 1994
Cleveland, OH
Feb 08, 1994 - Feb 13, 1994
Jacksonville, FL
Feb 01, 1994 - Feb 06, 1994
Hershey, PA
Dec 21, 1993 - Jan 30, 1994
Washington, DC
Dec 14, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993
Indianapolis, IN
Dec 07, 1993 - Dec 12, 1993
Kansas City, MO
Nov 30, 1993 - Dec 05, 1993
Fort Worth, TX
Nov 23, 1993 - Nov 28, 1993
Tempe, AZ
Nov 16, 1993 - Nov 21, 1993
Tucson, AZ
Nov 09, 1993 - Nov 14, 1993
Palm Desert, CA
Nov 02, 1993 - Nov 07, 1993
Costa Mesa, CA
Oct 05, 1993 - Oct 31, 1993
Seattle, WA
Sep 28, 1993 - Oct 03, 1993
Sacramento, CA
Jul 13, 1993 - Sep 26, 1993
Los Angeles, CA
Jul 06, 1993 - Jul 11, 1993
San Diego, CA
Jun 22, 1993 - Jul 04, 1993
Denver, CO
Jun 01, 1993 - Jun 20, 1993
Detroit, MI
May 25, 1993 - May 30, 1993
Rochester, NY
May 04, 1993 - May 23, 1993
Baltimore, MD
Apr 20, 1993 - May 02, 1993
New Haven, CT
Mar 09, 1993 - Apr 18, 1993
Chicago, IL
Mar 02, 1993 - Mar 07, 1993
Charlotte, NC
Feb 23, 1993 - Feb 28, 1993
Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 16, 1993 - Feb 21, 1993
Richmond, VA
Feb 09, 1993 - Feb 14, 1993
Nashville, TN
Feb 02, 1993 - Feb 07, 1993
Atlanta, GA
Jan 26, 1993 - Jan 31, 1993
Orlando, FL
Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 24, 1993
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Jan 05, 1993 - Jan 10, 1993
West Palm Beach, FL
Dec 29, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993
Tampa, FL
Dec 22, 1992 - Dec 27, 1992
Miami, FL
Dec 15, 1992 - Dec 20, 1992
New Orleans, LA
Dec 08, 1992 - Dec 13, 1992
Cincinnati, OH
Dec 01, 1992 - Dec 06, 1992
Columbus, OH
Nov 24, 1992 - Nov 29, 1992
Oklahoma City, OK
Nov 17, 1992 - Nov 22, 1992
St. Louis, MO
Nov 10, 1992 - Nov 15, 1992
Memphis, TN
Oct 27, 1992 - Nov 08, 1992
Houston, TX
Oct 06, 1992 - Oct 25, 1992
Dallas, TX
Sep 01, 1992 - Oct 03, 1992
San Francisco, CA