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Flower Drum Song   

 
Virginia Theatre , (10/17/2002 - 3/16/2003)
First Preview:Sep 23, 2002 Total Previews:25
Opening Date:Oct 17, 2002   
Closing Date:Mar 16, 2003 Total Performances:169

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: San Francisco's Chinatown. 1960.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai, Michael A. Jenkins, Waxman / Williams Entertainment, Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director), Robert G. Bartner, Robert Dragotta, Temple Gill, Marcia Roberts, Kelpie Arts, Stephanie McClelland, Judith Resnick and Dramatic Forces (Dori Berinstein, Jennifer Manocherian, Barrie Loeks, Jim Loeks); Produced by arrangement with The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization; Produced in association with Lexington Entertainment Group and The Singapore Repertory Theater; Associate Producer: Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc., Brian Brolly, Alice Chebba Walsh and Ernest De Leon Escaler
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by David Henry Hwang; Based on the original book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph A. Fields; Based on the novel by C. Y. Lee; Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky; Musical Director: David Chase; Vocal and dance arrangements by David Chase
Directed by Robert Longbottom; Choreographed by Robert Longbottom; Associate Director: Tom Kosis; Associate Choreographer: Darlene Wilson; Assistant Choreographer: Marc Oka
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Randy Houston Mercer; Associate Scenic Design: Atkin Pace; Assistant Scenic Design: Robert F. Wolin; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Assistant Costume Design: Philip Heckman, Robert J. Martin and Mario Martines; Assistant Lighting Design: Jeffrey Whitsett and Daniel L. Walker; Assistant Sound Design: Brad Gyorgak
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates and Maggie Edelman; Company Manager: David Calhoun; Associate Co. Mgr: Rachel M. Tischler
Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Stage Manager: Rebecca C. Monroe; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Kosis; Technical Supervisor: Arthur P. Siccardi; Substitute Stage Manager: Ilyse Bosch
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Music adapted by David Chase; Associate Conductor: David Evans; Music Preparation: Miller Music Services; Conducted by David Chase; Flutes/Bamboo Flutes/Dizi: Janet A. Axelrod; Bass: Lou Bruno; Violin: Claire Chan; Keyboards: David Evans; Drums: Raymond Grappone; Woodwinds: Richard A. Heckman, Ronald Jannelli and Chuck Wilson; Trumpet: Christian Jaudes and Stu Satalof; Percussion: Howard Joines; Horn: Russ Rizner; Cello/Erhu: Clay C. Ruede; Trombone: Jack Schatz; Guitar/Pipa: Andrew Schwartz; Viola/Violin: Julius Rene Wirth; Violin/Mandolin: Mineko Yajima
Assistant to Mr. Barnes: Sky Switser
Chinese Opera Consultant: Jamie H. J. Guan; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting and Amy Lieberman; Dance Captain: Marc Oka; Development Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing Director: Lauren Doll; Marketing Consultant: TMG - The Marketing Group; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Assistant to Mr Hwang: Cheryl Matson; Assistant Dance Captain: Susan Ancheta; Press Associate: Jim Byk, Susanne Tighe and Martine Sainvil
Cast
Lea Salonga Mei-Li
Sandra Allen Linda Low
Alvin Ing Chin
Randall Duk Kim Wang
Hoon Lee
Broadway debut
Chao
Allen Liu
Broadway debut
Harvard
Jose Llana Ta
Jodi Long Madam Liang
Rich Ceraulo
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Eric Chan Ensemble
Marcus Choi
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ma-Anne Dionisio Ensemble
Emily Hsu Ensemble
Telly Leung
Broadway debut
Ensemble
J. Elaine Marcos Ensemble
Daniel May
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Marc Oka Ensemble
Lainie Sakakura Ensemble
Yuka Takara Ensemble
Kim Varhola Ensemble
Ericka Yang
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Swings: Susan Ancheta and Robert Tatad
Standby: Raul Aranas (Chin, Wang)
Understudies: Susan Ancheta (Linda Low), Rich Ceraulo (Ta), Eric Chan (Chin), Marcus Choi (Chao), Ma-Anne Dionisio (Mei-Li), Emily Hsu (Linda Low), Hoon Lee (Ta), Telly Leung (Ta), Marc Oka (Harvard), Yuka Takara (Mei-Li) and Kim Varhola (Madam Liang)
Tony Award®
 2003 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by David Henry Hwang
 2003 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Gregg Barnes
 2003 Best Choreography [nominee]
Robert Longbottom
ACT 1Sung By
A Hundred Million Miracles Mei-Li and Company
I Am Going to Like It Here Mei-Li
I Enjoy Being a Girl Linda Low and Company
You Are Beautiful Ta and Mei-Li
Grant Avenue Madam Liang and Company
Sunday Ta
Fan Tan Fannie Linda Low and Company
Gliding Through My Memoree Wang and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Chop Suey Wang and Company
My Best Love Chin
Don't Marry Me Madam Liang and Wang
Love, Look Away Mei-Li
Like a God Ta
A Hundred Million Miracles (Reprise)Company