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Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (4/17/1977 - 5/20/1979)
First Preview:Apr 13, 1977 Total Previews:7
Opening Date:Apr 17, 1977   
Closing Date:May 20, 1979 Total Performances:857

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Trenton, New Jersey. The Present.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby; Produced by arrangement with Joseph Kipness; Associate Producer: Frank Montalvo
Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Michael Stewart; Music by Cy Coleman; Based on the play by Luis Rego; Music arranged by Cy Coleman; Musical Director: John Miller
Directed by Gene Saks; Musical Staging by Onna White
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Lighting Design by Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.; Costume Design by Ron Talsky; Sound Design by Lou Gonzales
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jay Kingwill; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Mark Bramble; Assistant to Mssrs. Schlissel & Kingwill: Larry Goossen
Production Stage Manager: Bob Vandergriff; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi; Technical Supervisor: Mitch Miller
Bass Player: John Miller; Guitar: Michael Mark; Piano: Ken Bichel; Drummer: Joseph Saulter
General Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Poster Art by Hilary Knight; Photographer: Martha Swope and Sy Friedman; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Richard Kagey; Casting: Feuer & Ritzer
Cast
Lenny Baker Alvin
Ken Bichel Norman
Joanna Gleason
Broadway debut
Monica
Ilene Graff Cleo
Michael Mark
Broadway debut
Stanley
John Miller Harvey
James Naughton Wally
Joseph Saulter Quentin
Understudies: Warren Benbow (Quentin), Michael Mark (Harvey), Joel Mofsenson (Norman) and Michael Sergio (Stanley)
Tony Award®
 1977 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby; Produced by arrangement with Joseph Kipness
 1977 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Michael Stewart
 1977 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Michael Stewart
winner 1977 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Lenny Baker
 1977 Best Choreography [nominee]
Onna White
winner 1977 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Gene Saks
Theatre World
nominee 1977 Award [recipient]
Joanna Gleason
Drama Desk Award
 1977 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby; Produced by arrangement with Joseph Kipness
winner 1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
Lenny Baker
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Michael Mark
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Joseph Saulter
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
John Miller
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Ken Bichel
 1977 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Gene Saks
winner 1977 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Cy Coleman
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Michael Stewart
ACT 1Sung By
We're Still Friends Company
Monica Alvin, Monica and Four Guys
By Threes Wally, Alvin and Harvey
A Mover's Life Alvin and Four Guys
Love Revolution Cleo
Someone Wonderful I Missed Monica and Cleo
Sexually Free Alvin, Cleo and Wally
ACT 2Sung By
Hey There, Good Times Harvey, Stanley, Quentin and Norman
Lovers on Christmas Eve Monica, Wally and Norman
Scream Harvey, Stanley, Quentin and Norman
Everybody Today Is Turning On Alvin and Wally
Married Couple Seeks Married Couple Alvin, Cleo, Wally and Monica
I Love My Wife Alvin and Wally