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Billy   

 
Billy Rose Theatre , (3/22/1969 - 3/22/1969)
First Preview: Total Previews:21
Opening Date:Mar 22, 1969   
Closing Date:Mar 22, 1969 Total Performances:1

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Aboard a man-of-war. 1796.


Production Staff
Produced by Bruce W. Stark; Produced in association with Joseph H. Shoctor
Music by Ron Dante and Gene Allan; Lyrics by Ron Dante and Gene Allan; Book by Stephen Glassman; Suggested by "Billy Budd" by Herman Melville; Incidental music by Wally Harper; Musical Director: Jack Lee; Music orchestrated by Ronald Frangipane; Dance arrangements by Coleridge Perkinson
Directed by Arthur A. Seidelman; Musical Staging by Grover Dale
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Associate Designer: Leigh Rand; Associate to Miss Aldredge: Don Foote; Associate to Mr. Aronstein: Lawrence Metzler; Assistant to Ming Cho Lee: Douglas Higgins and Marjorie Kellogg; Sound Design by Admins, Ltd.
General Manager: Allentuck, Azenberg, and Wolsk; Company Manager: Peter Neufeld
Production Stage Manager: Frank Rembach; Stage Manager: Tom Porter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Simm Landres and Pascual Vaquer
Assistant Conductor: Wally Harper; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Martin Grupp; Head Music Copyist: Ervin Moser
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Assistant to the Director: David Fallon; Dance Captain: Steven Boockvor; Asst. to the Choreographer: Steven Boockvor; Poster Design by Lee Savage; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
John Beal Dansker
John Devlin John Claggart
Master-At-Arms
Laurence Naismith Captain Edward Vere
Robert Salvio Billy Budd
Steven Boockvor Rush
Danny Carroll Rawley
Christopher Chadman Potter
Al Cohen Gilbert
William Countryman Lt. William Radcliffe
Peter DeMaio Donald Taff
Frank DeSal Seeger
Joseph Della Sorte John Thorp
Igors Gavon Boyer
Howard Girven Smithy
Simm Landres Cpl. John Bernard
George Marcy Campbell
Barbara Monte Molly
Laried Montgomery Marine Corporal
Stoker
De Wayne Oliver Grimer
Michael Peters Roper
Tim Ramirez Marsten
Bill Schustik Stafford
Dolph Sweet Whiskers
Michael Tartel Lt. Roger Mordant
Ron Tassone Harker
Pascual Vaquer Fallon
Danny Villa Marine Corporal
Alan Weeks Boscombe
Standbys: Robert Berdeen (Billy Budd) and Susan Hufford (Molly)
Understudies: Danny Carroll (Dansker), William Countryman (John Claggart), Peter DeMaio (Boyer, Campbell), Joseph Della Sorte (Stafford), Igors Gavon (Whiskers), Howard Girven (Boscombe), Tony Stevens (Swing Dancer), Dolph Sweet (Captain Edward Vere), Michael Tartel (Lt. William Radcliffe) and Pascual Vaquer (Donald Taff, John Thorp, Rawley)
Tony Award®
 1970 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Ming Cho Lee
 1970 Best Choreography [nominee]
Grover Dale
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Choreography [winner]
Grover Dale
winner 1969 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee
music by Ron Dante and Gene Allan; lyrics by Ron Dante and Gene Allan
ACT 1Sung By
Molly Billy Budd
Chanty Stafford, Fallon, Smithy and Stoker
Watch Out for Claggart/Work Boscombe, John Claggart (Master-At-Arms) and Crew
Shaking Hand with the Wind Billy Budd
Whiskers' Dance Whiskers and Crew
Billy Molly and Billy Budd
It Ain't Us Who Make the Wars Campbell and Crew
The Bridge to Nowhere Captain Edward Vere
The Night and the Sea Billy Budd and John Claggart (Master-At-Arms)
Whiskers' Dance (Reprise)Whiskers, Billy Budd, Fallon, Donald Taff and John Thorp
In the Arms of a Stranger Dansker
The Fiddlers' Green Whiskers, Campbell, Boyer, Stoker, Rawley and Gilbert
My Captain Captain Edward Vere and Billy Budd
Requiem Billy Budd