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The Grand Tour   

 
Palace Theatre, (1/11/1979 - 3/04/1979)
First Preview: Dec 27, 1978 Total Previews: 17
Opening Date: Jan 11, 1979    
Closing Date: Mar 04, 1979 Total Performances: 61

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: June 13 - June 18, 1940. Between Paris and the Atlantic Coast of France.



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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Diana Shumlin and Jack Schlissel; Produced in association with Carole J. Shorenstein and Stewart F. Lane
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble; Based upon the original play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" by Franz Werfel; Based upon the American play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" by S. N. Behrman; Musical Director: Wally Harper; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Uncredited additional vocal arrangements by Larry Blank
Directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Assistant Choreographer: Mercedes Ellington
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Hair Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Make-Up Design by Vincenzo Prestia; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jay Kingwill; Associate Gen. Mgr: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: Richard Elkow
Casting: Feuer & Ritzer; General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt and Maria Cristina Pucci; Dance Captain: Tina Paul; Advertising: Weiner Associates and Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt
Cast
Joel GreyS. L. Jacobowsky
Ron HolgateColonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
Florence LaceyMarianne
Bjarne BuchtrupEnsemble
Chevi ColtonMme. Vauclain
Mme. Manzoni
Bride's Aunt
Carol DorianEnsemble
Travis HudsonMme. Marville
An elegant lady
Mother Madeleine
Kenneth KantorHugo The Hungarian Hercules
Bargeman
Ensemble
Jack KarcherCziesno
Ensemble
Grace KeagyMme. Bouffier
A Peasant Woman
Bride's Mother
Sister Roland
Bronna LiptonSwing Dancer
Debra LymanEnsemble
Michelle MarshallBride
Ensemble
Bob MorriseyCommissaire of Police
Ensemble
Stan PageChauffeur
Peddler
Ensemble
Tina PaulEnsemble
Jay PierceStiltwalker
Papa Clairon
Ensemble
Linda PoserEnsemble
Theresa RakovEnsemble
George ReinholtCaptain Meuller
Jeff RichardsSwing Dancer
Paul SolenEnsemble
Jo SperosClaudine
Ensemble
Jay StuartMan with Flower in His Lapel
Gene VarroneConductor
Bride's Father
Jeff VeazeyEnsemble
Stephen VinovichSzabuniewicz
Mark WaldropJeannot
Groom
Ensemble
Bonnie YoungEnsemble
Standby: Charles Abbott (S. L. Jacobowsky)
Understudies: Kenneth Kantor (Szabuniewicz), Jack Karcher (Captain Meuller), Bronna Lipton (Bride's Aunt), Bob Morrisey (Man with Flower in His Lapel), Linda Poser (Marianne, Mme. Vauclain, Mother Madeleine), Theresa Rakov (Mme. Manzoni, Mme. Marville) and Jay Stuart (Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Music by Jerry Herman ;  Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 1979 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Joel Grey
 1979 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Ron Holgate
Drama Desk Award
 1979 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Joel Grey
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1 Sung By
I'll Be Here TomorrowS. L. Jacobowsky
For PolandColonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Mme. Bouffier and Parisians
I Belong HereMarianne
MarianneColonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
We're Almost ThereMarianne, Szabuniewicz, S. L. Jacobowsky, Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Mme. Marville (An elegant lady), Conductor and Passengers
Marianne (Reprise) S. L. Jacobowsky
More and More/ Less and LessMarianne and Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
One Extraordinary ThingS. L. Jacobowsky, Marianne, Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky, Szabuniewicz and Carnival Performers
One Extraordinary Thing (Reprise) S. L. Jacobowsky
ACT 2 Sung By
Mrs. S.L. JacobowskyS. L. Jacobowsky
Wedding ConversationS. L. Jacobowsky and Bride's Father
MazeltovBride's Father and Wedding Guests
I Think, I ThinkColonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky
For Poland (Reprise) Marianne, Mother Madeleine and Sisters of Charity
You I LikeColonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky and S. L. Jacobowsky
I Belong Here (Reprise) Marianne
I'll Be Here Tomorrow (Reprise) S. L. Jacobowsky