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James Joyce's The Dead   

 
Belasco Theatre, (1/11/2000 - 4/16/2000)
First Preview: Dec 14, 1999 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Jan 11, 2000    
Closing Date: Apr 16, 2000 Total Performances: 120

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Dublin, around 1900



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Gregory Mosher and Arielle Tepper
Originally produced by Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford: Artistic Director, Leslie Marcus: Managing Director)
Written by Richard Nelson; Based on "The Dead" by James Joyce; Music by Shaun Davey; Music orchestrated by Shaun Davey; Musical Director: Charles Prince; Mary Jane's academy piece and additional arrangements by Deborah Abramson; Associate Musical Dir.: Deborah Abramson
Directed by Richard Nelson; Choreographed by Seán Curran
Scenic Design by David Jenkins; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Lynn Landis; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson
Technical Supervisor: Drew Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Matthew Silver; Stage Manager: Daniel Da Silva
Lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey; Conducted by Charles Prince; Piano: Deborah Abramson; Cellist: Daniel Barrett; Guitar: Steve Benson; Oboe/English Horn: Jackie Leclair; Violinist: Louise Owen; Percussion: Tom Partington; Synthesizer/Harmonium: Virginia Pike; Flute: Gen Shinkai
Marketing: The Karpel Group; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Casting: James Calleri and Mark Bennett; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Advertising: Wilner Advertising
Cast
Blair BrownGretta Conroy
Gabriel's wife
(Dec 14, 1999 - Mar 12, 2000)
Paddy CroftMrs. Malins
Brian DaviesMr. Browne
a friend of the Aunts
Daisy EaganRita
a music student of Mary Jane's
Young Julia Morkan
a ghost
Dashiell EavesMichael
a music student of Mary Jane's
Sally Ann HowesAunt Julia Morkan
a music teacher
John KellyBartell D'Arcy
an opera singer
Brooke Sunny MoriberLily
the maid
Marni NixonAunt Kate Morkan
a music teacher
Alice RipleyMiss Molly Ivors
Emily SkinnerMary Jane Morkan
Kate & Julia's niece, a music teacher
Stephen SpinellaFreddy Malins
Christopher WalkenGabriel Conroy
Kate & Julia's nephew
(Dec 14, 1999 - Apr 02, 2000)
Understudies: Donna Lynne Champlin (Mary Jane Morkan, Miss Molly Ivors), Angela Christian (Lily, Rita, Young Julia Morkan), Sean Cullen (Freddy Malins, Gabriel Conroy), Patricia Kilgarriff (Aunt Julia Morkan, Aunt Kate Morkan, Mrs. Malins), Gannon McHale (Bartell D'Arcy, Mr. Browne), Anne Runolfsson (Gretta Conroy) and Brandon Sean Wardell (Michael)
Tony Award®
 2000 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Gregory Mosher and Arielle Tepper ;  Originally produced by Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford: Artistic Director, Leslie Marcus: Managing Director)
winner 2000 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Written by Richard Nelson
 2000 Best Original Musical Score [nominee] 
 Music by Shaun Davey ;  Lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey
 2000 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Christopher Walken
 2000 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Stephen Spinella
Drama Desk Award
 2000 Outstanding New Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Gregory Mosher and Arielle Tepper
winner 2000 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Stephen Spinella
 2000 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Sally Ann Howes
 2000 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Shaun Davey
music by Shaun Davey; lyrics by Richard Nelson
Killarney's LakesMary Jane Morkan (Kate & Julia's niece, a music teacher), Aunt Kate Morkan (a music teacher) and Rita (a music student of Mary Jane's)
Kate KearneyMichael (a music student of Mary Jane's), Mary Jane Morkan (Kate & Julia's niece, a music teacher) and Company
Parnell's PlightMiss Molly Ivors, Michael (a music student of Mary Jane's), Gabriel Conroy (Kate & Julia's nephew), Gretta Conroy (Gabriel's wife) and Company
Adieu to BallyshannonGabriel Conroy (Kate & Julia's nephew) and Gretta Conroy (Gabriel's wife)
When Lovely LadyAunt Julia Morkan (a music teacher) and Aunt Kate Morkan (a music teacher)
Three Jolly PigeonsFreddy Malins, Mr. Browne (a friend of the Aunts) and Company
GoldenhairGretta Conroy (Gabriel's wife) and Gabriel Conroy (Kate & Julia's nephew)
Three GracesGabriel Conroy (Kate & Julia's nephew) and Company
Naughty GirlsAunt Julia Morkan (a music teacher), Aunt Kate Morkan (a music teacher), Mary Jane Morkan (Kate & Julia's niece, a music teacher) and Company
Wake the DeadFreddy Malins and Company
D'Arcy's AriaBartell D'Arcy (an opera singer)
Queen of Our HeartsMr. Browne (a friend of the Aunts), Freddy Malins, Gabriel Conroy (Kate & Julia's nephew), Bartell D'Arcy (an opera singer) and Michael (a music student of Mary Jane's)
When Lovely Lady (Reprise) Young Julia Morkan (a ghost) and Aunt Julia Morkan (a music teacher)
Michael FureyGretta Conroy (Gabriel's wife)
The Living and the DeadGabriel Conroy (Kate & Julia's nephew) and Company