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Zorba   Tour  

Opening Date: January 25, 1983    
Closing Date: June 30, 1985

Category: Musical, Revival, National Tour
Setting: The present (and 1924). A Bouzouki circle (and Piraeus, Greece, and Crete).
Comments: This touring production came to Broadway, opening on October 16, 1983 at the Broadway Theatre. After it closed on Broadway on September 2, 1984, the production went back on tour.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Kenneth-Mark Productions (Kenneth S. Greenblatt: President; Mark Schwartz: Executive Vice President); Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Book by Joseph Stein; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Thomas Fay; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Michael Cacoyannis; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele
Scenic Design by David Chapman; Costume Design by Hal George; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound System Designed by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Steve Atha; Makeup Design by Steve Atha
General Manager: National Artists Management Company; Company Manager: Robert H. Wallner
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley
Music Contractor: John Monaco; Conducted by Randolph Mauldin; Assistant Conductor: Antony Geralis; Keyboards: Antony Geralis; Bouzouki: Foti Gonis; Dumbeg: Eddie Kochak; Guitar/Bouzouki/Classical Guitar: Angelo Saridis; Drummer: David Tancredi; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Victor Jaroway
Casting: Howard Feuer and Jeremy Ritzer; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Production Coordinator: Patricia Morinelli; Dance Captain: Jim Litten; Photographer: Martha Swope
Anthony Quinn
Michael Dantuono
Charles Karel
Lila Kedrova
Madame Hortense
Taro Meyer
The Widow
Aurelio Padron
Debbie Shapiro
The Woman
Robert Westenberg
Chip Cornelius
Suzanne Costallos
Thomas David
Frank DeSal
Angelina Fiordellisi
Tim Flavin
Karen Giombetti
Peter Kevoian
Raphael LaManna
Peter Marinos
Rob Marshall
John Mineo
Panchali Null
Richard Warren Pugh
Theresa Rakov
Paul Straney
Susan Terry
Swings: Tori Brenno and Jim Litten
Standby: Charles Karel (Zorba) and James Lockhart (Zorba)
Understudies: Chip Cornelius (Manolakas), Suzanne Costallos (Madame Hortense), Michael Dantuono (Niko), James Lockhart (Mavrodani), John Mineo (Mimiko), Theresa Rakov (The Woman) and Susan Terry (The Widow)
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
ACT 1 Sung By
Life Is The Woman and Company
For the First Time Zorba
The Top of the Hill The Woman and Trio
No Boom Boom Madame Hortense, Admirals, Zorba and Niko
Vive La Difference Admirals
Mine Song Company
The Butterfly The Widow, Niko and The Woman
Goodbye, Canavaro Madame Hortense, Zorba and Niko
Grandpapa Zorba, The Woman and Company
Only Love Madame Hortense
The Bend of the Road The Woman and Company
Only Love (Reprise) The Woman
ACT 2 Sung By
Y'Assou! Company
Woman Zorba
Why Can't I Speak/That's a Beginning The Widow, Niko and The Woman
Easter Dance Company
Miner's Dance The Men
The Crow The Woman and Company
Happy Birthday Madame Hortense
I Am Free Zorba
Life Is (Reprise) Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 26, 1985 - Jun 30, 1985 Symphony Hall (AZ) Phoenix, AZ
Jun 11, 1985 - Jun 23, 1985 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
May 28, 1985 - Jun 9, 1985 San Jose Center For The Performing Arts San Jose, CA
May 14, 1985 - May 26, 1985 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR
Apr 30, 1985 - May 12, 1985 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA
Apr 23, 1985 - Apr 28, 1985 Midland Theatre Kansas City, MO
Apr 16, 1985 - Apr 21, 1985 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
Apr 9, 1985 - Apr 14, 1985 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
Mar 12, 1985 - Mar 31, 1985 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, ON
Feb 12, 1985 - Mar 10, 1985 Shubert Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Feb 5, 1985 - Feb 10, 1985 KeyBank State Theatre Cleveland, OH
Jan 29, 1985 - Feb 3, 1985 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis Memphis, TN
Jan 15, 1985 - Jan 27, 1985 Majestic Theatre - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1985 Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville, TN
Jan 1, 1985 - Jan 6, 1985 Cincinnati Music Hall Cincinnati, OH
Dec 25, 1984 - Dec 30, 1984 Palace Theatre - Columbus Columbus, OH
Dec 11, 1984 - Dec 16, 1984 Kentucky Center For The Performing Arts Louisville, KY
Nov 27, 1984 - Dec 9, 1984 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Nov 6, 1984 - Nov 25, 1984 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Oct 16, 1984 - Nov 4, 1984 Lyric Opera House Baltimore, MD
Sep 5, 1984 - Oct 14, 1984 Opera House (DC) Washington, DC
Sep 20, 1983 - Oct 2, 1983 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Sep 6, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Aug 23, 1983 - Sep 4, 1983 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Jul 19, 1983 - Aug 20, 1983 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA
May 17, 1983 - Jul 16, 1983 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Los Angeles, CA
May 3, 1983 - May 15, 1983 Ellie Caulkins Opera House Denver, CO
Mar 22, 1983 - Apr 30, 1983 Arie Crown Theater Chicago, IL
Feb 22, 1983 - Mar 20, 1983 Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit, MI
Jan 25, 1983 - Feb 19, 1983 Forrest Theatre Philadelphia, PA