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Sweet Charity   

Al Hirschfeld Theatre, (5/04/2005 - 12/31/2005)
First Preview: Apr 11, 2005 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: May 04, 2005    
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2005 Total Performances: 279

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: New York City. Mid 1960s.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Clear Channel Entertainment; Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss, Allen Spivak and Harvey Weinstein; In association with Hazel Feldman and Sam Feldman; Associate Producer: Daniel M. Posener and Jay Binder
Book by Neil Simon; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano; Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky; Musical Director: Donald York; Additional Musical and Vocal Arrangements by Michael Rafter; Additional dance arrangements by Jim Abbott
Directed by Walter Bobbie; Choreographed by Wayne Cilento; Associate Director: Marc Bruni; Associate Choreographer: Ted Banfalvi and Corinne McFadden
Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Martha Bromelmeier; Associate Lighting Design: Charlie Pennebaker; Associate Sound Design: Anthony Smolenski
General Manager: B.J. Holt; Executive Producer: Alecia Parker; For Clear Channel Entertainment: Jennifer Costello; Company Manager: Hilary Hamilton; Associate Gen. Mgr: Michael Buchanan
Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: David O'Brien; Stage Manager: Beverly Jenkins and Stephen R. Gruse
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Donald York; Associate Conductor: John Samorian; Keyboards: John Samorian; Trumpets: Don Downs and Glenn Drewes; Trombones: Keith O'Quinn and Jeffrey Nelson; French Horn: Brad Gemeinhardt; Reeds: Chuck Wilson, Walt Weiskopf, Tom Christensen and Roger Rosenberg; Guitar: Ed Hamilton; Bass: Bill Holcomb; Drums: David Ratajczak; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; Violins: Mineko Yajima, Cecelia Hobbs Gardner and Jonathan Dinklage; Cello: Stephanie Cummins; Music Copyist: Kaye-Houston Music; Keyboard Programmer: Karl Mansfield
Casting: Jay Binder and Laura Stanczyk; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations and Dennis Crowley; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Dance Captain: Reginald Holden Jennings; V.P. World Wide Marketing: Scott Moore; Marketing Manager: Ken Sperr
Christina ApplegateCharity Hope Valentine
Kyra Da CostaHelene
Rhett G. GeorgeDaddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck
Janine LaMannaNickie
Shannon LewisUrsula
Denis O'HareOscar Lindquist
Ernie SabellaHerman
(Apr 11, 2005 - Jun 10, 2005)
Paul SchoefflerVittorio Vidal
Todd AndersonQuartet
Joyce ChittickDaddy's All-Girl Rhythm Choir
(Apr 11, 2005 - Dec 11, 2005)
(Apr 11, 2005 - Dec 11, 2005)
Tim CraskeyEnsemble
Dylis CromanRosie
Anika EllisDaddy's All-Girl Rhythm Choir
Bob GaynorQuartet
Tyler HanesCharlie
Manuel HerreraEnsemble
Kisha HowardEnsemble
Mylinda HullDaddy's All-Girl Rhythm Choir
Amy Nicole KrawcekEnsemble
Corinne McFaddenFrug Dancer
Marielys MolinaEnsemble
Timothy Edward SmithPoliceman
Seth StewartEnsemble
Swings: Alexis Carra and Reginald Holden Jennings
Standby: Charlotte d'Amboise (Charity Hope Valentine)
Understudies: Joyce Chittick (Nickie), Dylis Croman (Charity Hope Valentine), Anika Ellis (Helene), Bob Gaynor (Vittorio Vidal), Corinne McFadden (Ursula) and Timothy Edward Smith (Oscar)
Tony Award®
 2005 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Clear Channel Entertainment ;  Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss
 2005 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Christina Applegate
 2005 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Wayne Cilento
Theatre World
winner 2005 Award [recipient] 
  Christina Applegate
Drama Desk Award
 2005 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Clear Channel Entertainment ;  Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss
 2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Christina Applegate
winner 2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Denis O'Hare
 2005 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Scott Pask
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1 Sung By
You Should See YourselfCharity
Big SpenderNickie, Helene and The Company
Charity's SoliloquyCharity
Rich Man's FrugThe Company
If My Friends Could See Me NowCharity
Too Many TomorrowsVittorio Vidal
There's Gotta Be Something Better Than ThisCharity, Nickie and Helene
I'm The Bravest IndividualCharity and Oscar
ACT 2 Sung By
Rhythm of LifeCharity, Oscar, Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck, Daddy's All-Girl Rhythm Choir and The Company
A Good ImpressionOscar and The Quartet
Baby Dream Your DreamNickie and Helene
Sweet CharityOscar and The Company
Big Spender (Reprise) The Company
Where Am I GoingCharity
I'm A Brass BandCharity and The Company
I Love To Cry At WeddingsHerman and The Company
I'm The Bravest Individual (Reprise) Charity