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Dance a Little Closer   

Minskoff Theatre, (5/11/1983 - 5/11/1983)
First Preview: Apr 16, 1983 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: May 11, 1983    
Closing Date: May 11, 1983 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Barclay-Palace Hotel on a Hillside in the Austrian Alps. The Avoidable Future.

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Theatre under the Direction of Minskoff Organization and James M. Nederlander
Produced by Frederick Brisson, Jerome Minskoff, James M. Nederlander and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Associate Producer: Paul N. Temple
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Charles Strouse; Based on "Idiot's Delight" by Robert E. Sherwood; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Peter Howard; Dance Music: Glen Kelly
Directed by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Staging by Billy Wilson; Choreographed by Billy Wilson
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by John McClure; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris Associates, Peter T. Kulok and Steven E. Goldstein; Company Manager: Mitzi Harder
Production Supervisor: Stone Widney; Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Stage Manager: Steven Adler; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris
Music published by Tommy Valando; Music Contractor: Barbara Strouse
Assistant to the Producer: Dwight Frye; Dance Captain: Candy Cook; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates
Len Cariou
Harry Aikens
Liz Robertson
Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
George Rose
Dr. Josef Winkler
Colleen Ashton
Ice Skater
Hotel Guest
Brent Barrett
Charles Castleton
Don Chastain
Roger Butterfield
Candy Cook
Omaha Person
Hotel Guest
Noel Craig
Captain Mueller
Mary Dale
Hotel Guest
James Fatta
Rink Attendant
A Rich Man
Hotel Guest
I. M. Hobson
Reverend Oliver Boyle
Cheryl Howard
"The Delights"
Elizabeth Hubbard
Contessa Carla Pirianno
Jeff Keller
Edward Dunlop
Joseph Kolinski
Heinrich Halloway
Philip Mollet
Hotel Guest
Diane Pennington
"The Delights"
Linda Poser
Hotel Guest
Alyson Reed
"The Delights"
Reuben Singer
Johannes Hartog
Robin Stephens
Omaha Person
"Cynthia's Double"
Pas de deux
Hotel Guest
Brian Sutherland
"Harry's Double"
Pas de deux
Hotel Guest
Peter Wandel
Omaha Person
Hotel Guest
Joyce Worsley
Hester Boyle
Swings: Joanne Genelle and Mark LaManna
Understudies: Colleen Ashton (Elaine), Don Chastain (Harry Aikens), Candy Cook (Shirley), Joanne Genelle (Bebe), Elizabeth Hubbard (Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey), Philip Mollet (Captain Mueller), Linda Poser (Contessa Carla Pirianno, Hester Boyle), Reuben Singer (Dr. Josef Winkler), Brian Sutherland (Charles Castleton, Edward Dunlop, Heinrich Halloway) and Peter Wandel (Waiter)
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
It Never Would've Worked Harry and The Delights
Happy, Happy New Year Harry and The Delights and Guests
No Man is Worth It Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
What are You Going to Do About It Harry and Heinrich Halloway
A Woman Who Thinks I'm Wonderful Dr. Josef Winkler
Pas de deux "Harry's Double" (Pas de deux) and "Cynthia's Double" (Pas de deux)
There's Never Been Anything Like Us Harry
Another Life Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
Why Can't the World Go and Leave Us Alone Charles Castleton and Edward Dunlop
He Always Comes Home to Me Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey and Harry
I Got a New Girl Harry and The Delights
Dance a Little Closer Harry, Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey and Guests
There's Always One You Can't Forget Harry
ACT 2 Sung By
Homesick Shirley ("The Delights"), Bebe ("The Delights") and Elaine ("The Delights")
Mad Harry and The Delights
I Don't Know Harry, Hester Boyle, Contessa Carla Pirianno, The Delights, Charles Castleton, Edward Dunlop and Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
Auf Wiedersehen Dr. Josef Winkler
I Never Want to See You Again Harry
On Top of the World Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey and The Men
I Got a New Girl (Reprise) Harry and Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
Dance a Little Closer (Reprise) Harry and Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey