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Angel   

 
Minskoff Theatre, (5/10/1978 - 5/13/1978)
First Preview: May 04, 1978 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: May 10, 1978    
Closing Date: May 13, 1978 Total Performances: 5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Altamount, North Carolina. Autumn, 1916.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization
Produced by Philip Rose and Ellen Madison; Associate Producer: Karen Wald and Norman Main
Originally Presented by Norman Main, Executive Producer, at Northstage
Book by Ketti Frings and Peter Udell; From the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Ketti Frings; Based on the novel " Look Homeward, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe; Music by Gary Geld; Lyrics by Peter Udell; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: William Cox; Dance arrangements by William Cox
Directed by Philip Rose; Choreographed by Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Pearl Somner; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Helen Richards; Company Manager: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Steve Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting: Lynda Watson; Dance Captain: Rebecca Seay; Advertising: Matthew Serino & Associates
Cast
Fred GwynneW. O. Gant
Frances SternhagenEliza Gant
Patti AllisonMrs. Fatty Pert
Jayne BarnettMiss Brown
Billy BeckhamMr. Farrell
Grace CarneyMrs. Snowden
Donna DavisHelen Gant
Patricia EnglundMadame Victoria
Elek HartmanWill Pentland
Rex David HaysJoe Tarkington
Joel HigginsBen Gant
Justine JohnstonMrs. Clatt
Daniel KeyesDr. Maguire
Gene MasonerJake Clatt
Carl NicholasReed McKinney
Leslie Ann RayLaura James
Don ScardinoEugene Gant
Rebecca SeayFlorry Mangle
Norman StotzTim Laughran
Standby: Ann Gardner (Eliza Gant) and Peter Walker (W. O. Gant)
Understudies: Dennis Cooley (Eugene Gant, Mr. Farrell), Ann Gardner (Madame Victoria), Paul Myrvold (Ben Gant, Jake Clatt), Leoni Norton (Florry Mangle, Helen Gant, Laura James) and Laura Waterbury (Miss Brown, Mrs. Fatty Pert)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Frances Sternhagen
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Joel Higgins

ACT 1 Sung By
All the Comforts of HomeBoarders
Like the Eagles FlyBen Gant
Make a Little SunshineEliza Gant, Eugene Gant and Ben Gant
Fingers and ToesW. O. Gant, Tim Laughran, Reed McKinney and Joe Tarkington
FattyBen Gant
Astoria GloriaMrs. Fatty Pert and Boarders
RailbirdEugene Gant
If I Ever Loved HimLaura James
A Dime Ain't Worth a NickelBen Gant and Mrs. Fatty Pert
I Got a Dream to Sleep OnEugene Gant
DriftingEliza Gant
ACT 2 Sung By
I Can't Believe It's YouW. O. Gant and Madame Victoria
Feelin' LovedEugene Gant and Laura James
A MedleyBen Gant, Mrs. Fatty Pert, Eliza Gant and Laura James
Tomorrow I'm Gonna Be OldW. O. Gant
Feelin' Loved (Reprise) Eugene Gant and Laura James
How Do You Say GoodbyeLaura James
Gant's WaltzW. O. Gant and Eliza Gant
Like the Eagles Fly (Reprise) Eugene Gant