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Charlie and Algernon   

 
Helen Hayes Theatre, (9/14/1980 - 9/28/1980)
First Preview: Sep 04, 1980 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Sep 14, 1980    
Closing Date: Sep 28, 1980 Total Performances: 17

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Comments: From London



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Operated by Lester Osterman
Produced by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Isobel Robins Konecky, The Fisher Theatre Foundation and Folger Theatre Group (Louis W. Scheeder, Michael Sheehan, Producers)
Book by David Rogers; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by David Rogers; Based on the novel "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes; Musical Director: Liza Redfield; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Additional vocal arrangements by Tom Fay
Directed by Louis W. Scheeder; Choreographed by Virginia Freeman
Scenic Design by Kate Edmunds; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Hugh Lester; Sound Design by William H. Clements
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Michael Lonergan
Production Stage Manager: Martha Knight; Stage Manager: Peter Dowling; Assistant Stage Mgr: P'nenah Goldstein
Conducted by Liza Redfield; Assistant Conductor: Tom Fay
Dance Captain: Sydney Anderson; General Press Representative: Alpert / LeVine and Mark Goldstaub; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi
Cast
P. J. BenjaminCharlie
Matthew DudaLittle Charlie
Edward EarleDr. Strauss
Sandy FaisonAlice Kinnian
Nancy FranklinMrs. Donner
Patrick JudeFrank
Julienne MarieCharlie's Mother
Loida SantosLita
Robert SevraDr. Nemur
Michael VitaCharlie's Father
Standby: Sydney Anderson (Charlie's Mother, Lita, Mrs. Donner), R. D. Robb (Little Charlie), Michael Vita (Dr. Strauss, Frank) and Philip Alan Witt (Charlie, Charlie's Father, Dr. Nemur)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Music by Charles Strouse ;  Lyrics by David Rogers
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by David Rogers
ACT 1 Sung By
Have I the RightAlice Kinnian, Dr. Nemur and Dr. Strauss
I Got a FriendCharlie
I Got a Friend (Reprise) Charlie and Alice Kinnian
Some Bright MorningDr. Nemur, Charlie, Dr. Strauss and Alice Kinnian
Jelly Donuts and Chocolate CakeMrs. Donner, Lita and Frank
Hey Look at MeCharlie and Alice Kinnian
ReadingCharlie and Alice Kinnian
No SurprisesAlice Kinnian
Midnight RidingFrank and Lita
Dream Safe with MeCharlie's Mother
Not Another Day Like ThisCharlie's Mother and Charlie's Father
Somebody NewMrs. Donner and Charlie
I Can't Tell YouCharlie
NowCharlie and Alice Kinnian
Charlie and AlgernonCharlie
The MazeCharlie
Whatever Time There IsAlice Kinnian and Charlie
Everything Was PerfectDr. Strauss and Dr. Nemur
CharlieCharlie
I Really Loved YouCharlie
Whatever Time There Is (Reprise) Alice Kinnian