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This production played in repertory with Edward II, The Time of Your Life, The Three Sisters
 
Harkness Theatre , (10/07/1975 - 10/18/1975)
First Preview:Oct 06, 1975 Total Previews:1
Opening Date:Oct 07, 1975   
Closing Date:Oct 18, 1975 Total Performances:14

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Rodney, Mississippi.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Rebekah Harkness; Theatre Leased by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)
Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)
First performance by The Acting Company at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Book by Alfred Uhry; Lyrics by Alfred Uhry; Music by Robert Waldman; Music arranged by Robert Waldman; Based upon the novella by Eudora Welty
Entire production directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Jeanne Button; Lighting Design by David F. Segal; Hair Design by Steve Atha
Company Manager: Manny Kladitis
Production Stage Manager: Howard Crampton-Smith; Stage Manager: Sam Clester; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jo Mayer; Technical Director: Richard Elkow
Guitar: Bob Jones; Fiddle and Mandolin: Alan Kaufman; Bass: David Markowitz; Fiddle: Richard Shulberg; Banjo: Steve Tannenbaum
Voice Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; General Press Representative: Gifford / Wallace, Inc.; Advertising: Michael DeLuise and The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
Robert Bacigalupi Goat
a simpleton
Brooks Baldwin Kyle Nunnery
neighbor
Glynis Bell Goat's Mother
Cynthia Dickason Queenie Sue Stevens
Peter Dvorsky Ernie Summers
neighbor
Sandra Halperin Airie
Goat's sister
J. W. Harper Little Harp
a robber
Elaine Hausman A Raven
Benjamin Hendrickson Big Harp
the head of a robber
Alternate
Alan Kaufman The Fiddler
Kevin Kline Jamie Lockhart
a robber
Patti LuPone Rosamund
Musgrove's daughter
Anderson Matthews Big Harp
the head of a robber
Richard Ooms Tom Plymale
neighbor
Mary Lou Rosato Salome
Musgrove's second wife
David Schramm Clemment Musgrove
a rich planter
Norman Snow Mike Fink
a flatboatman
Roy K. Stevens John Oglesby
neighbor
Nicolas Surovy Billy Brenner
neighbor
Michael Tolaydo Herman McLaughlin
neighbor
Understudies: Brooks Baldwin (Goat), Glynis Bell (Salome), Cynthia Dickason (A Raven, Airie), Peter Dvorsky (Neighbor), Sandra Halperin (Rosamund), Elaine Hausman (Goat's Mother), Anderson Matthews (Neighbor), Richard Ooms (Clemment Musgrove), Norman Snow (Little Harp), Nicolas Surovy (Jamie Lockhart, Mike Fink) and Michael Tolaydo (Neighbor)
Tony Award®
 1976 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Alfred Uhry
 1976 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
Drama Desk Award
 1976 Outstanding Musical/Book [nominee]
Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director); Book by Alfred Uhry
 1976 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
 1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Mary Lou Rosato
 1976 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Donald Saddler
 1976 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Entire production directed by Gerald Freedman
 1976 Unique Theatrical Experience [nominee]
Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)
music by Robert Waldman; lyrics by Alfred Uhry
ACT 1Sung By
With Style Jamie Lockhart (a robber) and Company
The Real Mike Fink Jamie Lockhart (a robber), Clemment Musgrove (a rich planter) and Mike Fink (a flatboatman)
The Pricklepear Bloom Salome (Musgrove's second wife)
Nothin' Up Rosamund (Musgrove's daughter)
Deeper in the Woods Company
Riches Clemment Musgrove (a rich planter), Jamie Lockhart (a robber), Salome (Musgrove's second wife) and Rosamund (Musgrove's daughter)
Love Stolen Jamie Lockhart (a robber)
Poor Tied Up Darlin' Little Harp (a robber) and Goat (a simpleton)
Goodbye Salome Company
Sleepy Man Rosamund (Musgrove's daughter)