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Broadhurst Theatre, (3/27/2003 - 5/18/2003)
First Preview: Feb 28, 2003 Total Previews: 26
Opening Date: Mar 27, 2003    
Closing Date: May 18, 2003 Total Performances: 60

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Houston, Texas. Gilley's and other locations.



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 Chase Mishkin and Leonard Soloway; Produced in association with Barbara Fodor and Peter Fodor; Associate Producer: Barbara Freitag
This production originally presented at The Coconut Grove Playhouse (Arnold Mittelman, Producing Artistic Director)
Based on the film by Paramount Pictures Corporation; Book by Aaron Latham and Phillip Oesterman; Musical Director: Jason Robert Brown; Music orchestrated by Jason Robert Brown; Music arranged by Jason Robert Brown; Featuring songs by Bob Stillman, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Ronnie Dunn, Jason Robert Brown, Danny Arena, Sara Light, Marcus Hummon, Martie Maguire, Wayland D. Holyfield, Bob Lee House, Carl L. Byrd, Pevin Byrd-Munoz, Roger Brown, Luke Reed, Lauren Lucas, Jerry Chesnut, Jerry Silverstein, Clint Black, James Hayden Nicholas, Tommy Conners, Skip Ewing, Charles Daniels, Tom Crain, Fred Edwards, Taz DiGregorio, Jim Marshall, Charlie Hayward, Wanda Mallette, Patti Ryan, Bob Morrison, R.J. Lange and Shania Twain
Directed by Lonny Price; Choreographed by Melinda Roy; Associate Choreographer: Chad L. Schiro; Assistant Choreographer: Joey Pizzi; Assistant Director: Kyle Davies
Scenic Design by James Noone; Projection Design by James Noone; Costume Design by Ellis Tillman; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Projection Consultant: Elaine J. McCarthy; Assistant Set & Projections Designer: William Moser; Associate Lighting Design: Daniel Walker; Assistant Lighting Design: Kristina Kloss; Assistant Costume Design: Shannon Koger; Associate Sound Design: Janet Smith; Assistant Sound Design: Jill DuBoff; Wig Design by Mitch Ely; Associated Automated Light Design: Aland Henderson
General Manager: Leonard Soloway Prods.; Company Manager: Sammy Ledbetter
Production Supervisor: Jeffrey M. Markowitz; Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Stage Manager: Heather Fields; Assistant Stage Mgr: Neil Krasnow and Ron Kidd
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Copyist: Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Conducted by Jason Robert Brown; Keyboards: Jason Robert Brown and Dave Keyes; Drums: Brian Brake; Guitar: Gary Sieger; Bass: Kermit Driscoll; Fiddle: Antoine Silverman; Pedal Steel Guitar, Banjo, Electric and Acoustic Guitars: Gordon Titcomb
Properties: Mike Pilipski
Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group and Pete Sanders; Casting: Jay Binder and Jack Bowdan; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: The Nancy Richards Group; Fight Captain: Justin Greer; Dance Captain: Chad L. Schiro; Production Photography: Paul Kolnik; Advertising Photography: George Holz; Assistant to the Director: Selda Sahin; Electrics Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Special Thanks to Phillip Oesterman
Cast
Matt Cavenaugh
Broadway debut
Bud
Jenn Colella
Broadway debut
Sissy
Leo BurmesterUncle Bob
Marcus ChaitWes
Clyde Taylor
Sally MayesAunt Corene
Rozz MoreheadJesse
Jodi StevensPam
Michael BalderramaTravis "Trouble" Williams
Mark BoveMarshall
Gerrard Carter
Broadway debut
Roadkill
Nicole Foret
Broadway debut
"Tuff" Love Levy
Lisa GajdaBambi Jo
Justin GreerJ.D. Letterlaw
Michelle KittrellBebe "Bubbles" Baker
Brian Letendre
Broadway debut
Baby Boy
Barrett MartinTrent Williams
Kimberly Dawn NeumannBarbie McQueen
Tera-Lee Pollin
Broadway debut
Candi Cane
Chad L. SchiroLuke "Gator" Daniels
Kelleia SheerinBillie "Veruka" Wynette
Paula WiseSam
Swings: Cara Cooper, Jennie Ford, Tyler Hanes and Josh Rhodes
Standby: Adinah Alexander (Aunt Corene, Jesse) and Greg Stone (Bud, Wes)
Understudies: Mark Bove (Uncle Bob), Nicole Foret (Pam, Sissy), Michelle Kittrell (Sissy) and Kimberly Dawn Neumann (Aunt Corene, Pam)
Tony Award®
 2003 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Featuring songs by Jeff Blumenkrantz , Bob Stillman , Jason Robert Brown , Danny Arena , Sara Light , Lauren Lucas , Jerry Silverstein , Martie Maguire , Wayland D. Holyfield , Bob Lee House , Carl L. Byrd , Pevin Byrd-Munoz , Luke Reed , Roger Brown , Jerry Chesnut , Marcus Hummon , Clint Black , James Hayden Nicholas , Tommy Conners , Skip Ewing , Charles Daniels , Tom Crain , Fred Edwards , Taz DiGregorio , Jim Marshall , Charlie Hayward , Wanda Mallette , Patti Ryan , Ronnie Dunn and Bob Morrison
 2003 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Melinda Roy
Drama Desk Award
 2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Sally Mayes

ACT 1 Sung By
Leavin' Home
(music by Jeff Blumenkrantz; lyrics by Jeff Blumenkrantz)
Bud
Long Hard Day
(music by Bob Stillman; lyrics by Bob Stillman)
Jesse and Ensemble
All Because of You
(music by Jeff Blumenkrantz; lyrics by Jeff Blumenkrantz)
Aunt Corene
Another Guy
(music by Jeff Blumenkrantz; lyrics by Jeff Blumenkrantz)
Sissy
Boot Scootin' Boogie
(music by Ronnie Dunn; lyrics by Ronnie Dunn)
Hardhats, Bud, Sissy and Ensemble
It Don't Get Better Than This
(music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown)
Bud
Dancin' the Slow Ones With You
(music by Danny Arena and Sara Light; lyrics by Danny Arena and Sara Light)
Pam
Cowboy Take Me Away
(music by Marcus Hummon and Martie Maguire; lyrics by Marcus Hummon and Martie Maguire)
Sissy
Could I Have This Dance?
(music by Wayland D. Holyfield; lyrics by Wayland D. Holyfield)
Bud and Ensemble
My Back's Up Against the Wall
(music by Carl L. Byrd and Pevin Byrd-Munoz; lyrics by Carl L. Byrd and Pevin Byrd-Munoz)
Wes (Clyde Taylor) and Cowboys
If You Mess With the Bull
(music by Luke Reed and Roger Brown; lyrics by Luke Reed and Roger Brown)
Jesse and Ensemble
Honey, I'm Home
(music by Shania Twain and R.J. Lange; lyrics by Shania Twain and R.J. Lange)
Cowgirls, Jesse and Sissy
That's How She Rides
(music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown)
Wes (Clyde Taylor)
I Wish I Didn't Love You
(music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown)
Bud
ACT 2 Sung By
That's How Texas Was Born
(music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown)
Band (`)
Take You for a Ride
(music by Danny Arena, Sara Light and Lauren Lucas; lyrics by Danny Arena, Sara Light and Lauren Lucas)
Pam and Wes (Clyde Taylor)
Mr. Hopalong Heartbreak
(music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown)
Sissy
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
(music by Jerry Chesnut; lyrics by Jerry Chesnut)
Marshall
Dances Turn Into Dreams
(music by Jerry Silverstein; lyrics by Jerry Silverstein)
Jesse
The Hard Way
(music by Clint Black and James Hayden Nicholas; lyrics by Clint Black and James Hayden Nicholas)
Bud and Sissy
Git It
(music by Tommy Conners and Roger Brown; lyrics by Tommy Conners and Roger Brown)
Ensemble, Jesse and Uncle Bob
Something That We Do
(music by Clint Black and Skip Ewing; lyrics by Clint Black and Skip Ewing)
Aunt Corene, Ensemble and Uncle Bob
The Devil Went Down to Georgia
(music by Charles Daniels, Tom Crain, Fred Edwards, Taz DiGregorio, Jim Marshall and Charlie Hayward; lyrics by Charles Daniels, Tom Crain, Fred Edwards, Taz DiGregorio, Jim Marshall and Charlie Hayward)
Ensemble and Marshall
It Don't Get Better Than This (Reprise)
(music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Jason Robert Brown)
Bud, Ensemble and Sissy
Lookin' For Love
(music by Wanda Mallette, Patti Ryan and Bob Morrison; lyrics by Wanda Mallette, Patti Ryan and Bob Morrison)
Bud, Ensemble and Sissy