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Imperial Theatre , (2/11/1979 - 9/06/1981)
First Preview:Feb 02, 1979 Total Previews:11
Opening Date:Feb 11, 1979   
Closing Date:Sep 06, 1981 Total Performances:1082

Category: Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
World premiere at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Robert Fryer, Artistic Director)
Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager; Book by Neil Simon; Musical Director: Larry Blank; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns, Richard Hazard and Gene Page
Directed by Robert Moore; Choreographed by Patricia Birch
Scenery and Projections by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair and Wig Design by Kathryn Blondell and Cinema Hair Designs; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Multi-Image Producer: Wendall K. Harrington; Assistant Lighting Design: Rick Belzer; Assistant Scenic Design: Woods Mackintosh, Nancy Winters and Darrell Keister; Assistant Costume Design: Mary Malin
General Manager: Jose Véga; Company Manager: Susan Bell
Production Stage Manager: Robert D. Currie; Stage Manager: Philip Cusack and Bernard Pollack
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell; Assistant to Mr. Hamlisch & Associate Conductor: Fran Liebergall
Press Representative: Bill Evans and Howard Atlee; Press Assistant: Claudia McAllister; Dance Captain: Lani Sundsten; Casting: T.N.I. Casting, Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Advertising: The Entertainment Group of J.W.T., Gene Secunda, Dick Pell and Regis Albrecht; Assistant to the Director: George Rondo; Photographer: Jay Thompson; Assistant to the Producer: Leslie Butler
"I Still Believe In Love" (Reprise) sung by Johnny Mathis
Cast
Lucie Arnaz Sonia Walsk
Robert Klein Vernon Gersch
Helen Castillo Voice of Sonia Walsk
Philip Cusack Voice of Phil the Engineer
Celia Celnik Matthau Voice of Sonia Walsk
Wayne Mattson Voice of Vernon Gersch
Andy Roth Voice of Vernon Gersch
Debbie Shapiro Voice of Sonia Walsk
Greg Zadikov Voice of Vernon Gersch
Swings: Max Stone and Lani Sundsten
Standbys: John Getz (Vernon Gersch) and Debbie Shapiro (Sonia Walsk)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
 1979 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Neil Simon
 1979 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Klein
 1979 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Robert Moore
Theatre World
nominee 1979 Award [recipient]
Lucie Arnaz
Drama Desk Award
 1979 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
 1979 Outstanding Book [nominee]
Book by Neil Simon
 1979 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Lucie Arnaz
 1979 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
 1979 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Tharon Musser
ACT 1Sung By
Fallin' Vernon Gersch
Workin' It Out Vernon Gersch, Sonia Walsk and Voices
If He Really Knew Me Sonia Walsk and Vernon Gersch
They're Playing Our Song Vernon Gersch and Sonia Walsk
If He Really Knew Me (Reprise)Vernon Gersch and Sonia Walsk
Right Sonia Walsk, Vernon Gersch and Voices
Just for Tonight Sonia Walsk
ACT 2Sung By
When You're in My Arms Vernon Gersch, Sonia Walsk and Voices
I Still Believe in Love Sonia Walsk
Fill in the Words Vernon Gersch and Voices