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La Bohème   

Broadway Theatre, (12/08/2002 - 6/29/2003)
First Preview: Nov 29, 2002 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Dec 08, 2002    
Closing Date: Jun 29, 2003 Total Performances: 228

Category: Musical, Drama, Opera, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: An opera in four acts.
Setting: Paris. 1957.

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Emanuel Azenberg, Bazmark Live, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Korea Pictures, Doyun Seol, Jeffrey Sine, Ira Pittelman, Scott Nederlander and Fox Searchlight Pictures; Associate Producer: Daniel Karslake, Coats Guiles, Mort Swinsky and Michael Fuchs
This production premiered at the The Curran Theatre (under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays and Scott Nederlander); Originally commissioned and presented by Opera Australia on July 28, 1990 at The Sydney Opera House
Music by Giacomo Puccini; Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica; Based on "Scènes de la vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger; Musical Director: Constantine Kitsopoulos; Music orchestrated by Nicholas Kitsopoulos
Directed by Baz Luhrmann; Associate Director: David Crooks; Resident Director: Heidi Miami Marshall
Scenic Design by Catherine Martin; Costume Design by Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie; Lighting Design by Nigel Levings; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Associate Scenic Design: Prisque Salvi; Hair Design by Aldo Signoretti; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Make-Up Design: Lisa R. Zomer; Assistant Lighting Design: Doreen Tighe and Dale Knoth
General Manager: John S. Corker; Company Manager: Brig Berney; Executive Producer: Noel Staunton and Adam Silberman; Assistant Co. Mgr: A. Scott Falk
Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Stage Manager: Kelly Martindale; Assistant Stage Mgr: Maximo Torres
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Principal Conductor: Constantine Kitsopoulos; Artistic Administrator for the Music Department: Katherine M. Olsen; Copyist: Miller Music Services; Associate Conductor: Chip Prince; Chorus Master / Assistant Conductor: Douglas Martin; Concert Master: Dale Stuckenbruck; Violin: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Uli Speth, Cecilia Hobbs Gardner, Bob Zubrycki, Sylvia D'Avanzo, Ming Yeh, Kathy Livolsi and John Connelly; Viola: Sarah Adams and Maxine Roach; Cello: Roger Shell and Chungsun Kim; Bass: Joe Bongiorno; Flute/Piccolo: Bob Bush; Oboe/English Horn: Lynne Cohen; Clarinet: Jon Manasse; Clarinet/Bass Clarinet: Larry Guy; Bassoon: Jeffrey Marchand; Trumpet: Carl Albach, Chuck Olsen and Kenny DeCarlo; Trombone: Matthew Ingman; French Horn: Chris Komer and Zohar Schondorf; Timpani/Percussion: Dean Witten; Keyboard: Warren "Chip" Prince and Karl Mansfield
Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Movement Coordinator: Mark T. Swanhart; Additional casting by David Crooks and Helga Schmidt; Key Artwork Photography: Douglas Kirkland; Production Photography: Sue Adler; Graphic Art Designer: Silvana Azzi; Press Associate: Amy Jacobs and Juliana Hannett
Alfred BoeRodolfo
a poet
Eugene BrancoveanuMarcello
a painter
Jessica ComeauMusetta
Marcello's sometime lover
Ben DavisMarcello
a painter
Dan EntrikenParpignol
a toy seller
Jesús GarciaRodolfo
a poet
Adam GrupperBenoit
the landlord
Lisa HopkinsMimi
a seamstress
Wei HuangMimi
a seamstress
David MillerRodolfo
a poet
Daniel OkulitchSchaunard
a musician
Ekaterina SolovyevaMimi
a seamstress
Daniel WebbColline
a philosopher
Chloë WrightMusetta
Marcello's sometime lover
William YoumansAlcindoro
a wealthy Englishman incognito
Sean CooperCustoms Officer
Graham FandreiSergeant
Enrique AbdalaEnsemble
Ryan AndresChildren's Chorus
Christine ArandEnsemble
Janinah BurnettEnsemble
Gilles ChiassonEnsemble
Charlotte CohnEnsemble
Michael ConeEnsemble
Vanessa ConlinEnsemble
Patricia CorbettEnsemble
Evangelia CostantakosEnsemble
Lawrence CraigEnsemble
Bobby FaustEnsemble
Katie GeissingerEnsemble
Jennifer GoodeEnsemble
Paul Goodwin-GroenEnsemble
Joy HermalynEnsemble
Robb HillmanEnsemble
Ellen HornbergerChildren's Chorus
Adam HunterEnsemble
Timothy JeromeEnsemble
Joseph JonasChildren's Chorus
Katherine KeyesEnsemble
Antonia KitsopolosChildren's Chorus
Alyson LangeChildren's Chorus
Laurice LanierEnsemble
Peter LockyerEnsemble
Luca MannarinoChildren's Chorus
David MathewsChildren's Chorus
Suzana MathewsChildren's Chorus
Morgan MoodyEnsemble
Nathan MorganChildren's Chorus
Marcus NanceEnsemble
Daniel NeerEnsemble
Jennifer OlsenChildren's Chorus
Ben PakmanChildren's Chorus
Debra PatchellEnsemble
Patricia PhillipsEnsemble
Jamet PittmanEnsemble
Samantha Massell RakosiChildren's Chorus
Melissa RemoChildren's Chorus
Justin RobertazziChildren's Chorus
Matthew SalvatoreChildren's Chorus
Martín SoláEnsemble
Radu SpinghelEnsemble
Mark T. SwanhartEnsemble
Mark WomackEnsemble
Swings: Joseph Kaiser
Understudies: Christine Arand (Musetta), Janinah Burnett (Mimi), Sean Cooper (Colline), Dan Entriken (Benoit), Graham Fandrei (Marcello, Schaunard), Jennifer Goode (Musetta), Adam Grupper (Alcindoro), Timothy Jerome (Alcindoro, Benoit), Joseph Kaiser (Marcello, Schaunard), Peter Lockyer (Rodolfo), Morgan Moody (Colline) and Mark Womack (Marcello, Schaunard)
Tony Award®
 2003 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Jeffrey Seller , Kevin McCollum , Emanuel Azenberg , Bazmark Live , Bob Weinstein , Harvey Weinstein , Korea Pictures , Doyun Seol , Jeffrey Sine , Ira Pittelman , Scott Nederlander and Fox Searchlight Pictures
winner 2003 Best Scenic Design [winner] 
  Catherine Martin
 2003 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Catherine Martin
 2003 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Angus Strathie
winner 2003 Best Lighting Design [winner] 
  Nigel Levings
 2003 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Baz Luhrmann
 2003 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Nicholas Kitsopoulos
winner 2003 Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre [recipient] 
 Performer: Eugene Brancoveanu , Ben Davis , Alfred Boe , Jesús Garcia , David Miller , Lisa Hopkins , Wei Huang , Ekaterina Solovyeva , Jessica Comeau and Chloë Wright
Drama Desk Award
 2003 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Jeffrey Seller , Kevin McCollum , Emanuel Azenberg , Bazmark Live , Bob Weinstein , Harvey Weinstein , Korea Pictures , Doyun Seol , Jeffrey Sine , Ira Pittelman , Scott Nederlander and Fox Searchlight Pictures
 2003 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Wei Huang
 2003 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Baz Luhrmann
winner 2003 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [winner] 
 Scenic Design by Catherine Martin
 2003 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Catherine Martin
 2003 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Angus Strathie
winner 2003 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner] 
  Nigel Levings
winner 2003 Outstanding Sound Design [winner] 
 Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners