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Merrily We Roll Along   

Alvin Theatre, (11/16/1981 - 11/28/1981)
First Preview: Oct 01, 1981 Total Previews: 52
Opening Date: Nov 16, 1981    
Closing Date: Nov 28, 1981 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Beginning in 1980 and moving backward toward 1955.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Lord Lew Grade, Martin Starger, Robert Fryer and Harold Prince; Associate Producer: Ruth Mitchell and Howard Haines
Book by George Furth; Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; From the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Larry Fuller
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Make-Up Design by Richard Allen; Hair Design by Richard Allen; Projection Consultant: Westerfield / Quitt Productions, Ltd.
General Manager: Howard Haines
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Richard Evans
Music published by Tommy Valando
Dance Captain: Janie Gleason; Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Casting: Joanna Merlin; Photographer: Martha Swope; Production Coordinator: Arthur Masella
Jason AlexanderJoe
Marianna AllenGirl Auditioning
James BonkovskyGeorge
The Headwaiter
David CadyJerome
Liz Callaway
Broadway debut
Nightclub Waitress
Donna Marie ElioTerry
Giancarlo EspositoValedictorian
Terry FinnGussie
Geoffrey HorneFranklin Shepard (at age 43)
Paul HyamsMr. Spencer
Steven JacobPhotographer
Mary JohansenMrs. Spencer
Sally KleinBeth
David LoudTed
Marc MoritzAlex
Talk Show Host
Ann MorrisonMary Flynn
Tonya PinkinsGwen Wilson
Abby PogrebinEvelyn
Lonny PriceCharley Kringas
Daisy PrinceMeg
Forest D. RayRu
Clark SayreSoundman
Tom SheaBartender
David ShineLes
Gary StevensWaiter
Jim WaltonFranklin Shepard
Maryrose WoodMs. Gordon
Swings: Janie Gleason
Understudies: Marianna Allen (Gussie), James Bonkovsky (Joe), David Cady (Franklin Shepard), Liz Callaway (Mary Flynn), David Loud (Charley Kringas) and Daisy Prince (Beth)
Tony Award®
 1982 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Music by Stephen Sondheim ;  Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Theatre World
winner 1982 Award [recipient] 
  Ann Morrison
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Lyrics [winner] 
 Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 1982 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Stephen Sondheim
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
Merrily We Roll AlongCompany
Rich and HappyFranklin Shepard and Guests
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise) Company
Like It WasMary Flynn
Franklin Shepard, INCCharley Kringas
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise) Company
Old Friends Franklin Shepard, Charley Kringas and Mary Flynn
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise) Company
Not A Day Goes ByFranklin Shepard
Now You KnowMary Flynn and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
It's A Hit!Franklin Shepard, Mary Flynn, Charley Kringas and Joe
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise) Company
Good Thing GoingCharley Kringas and Franklin Shepard
Merrily We Roll Along (Reprise) Company
Bobby and Jackie and JackCharley Kringas, Beth, Franklin Shepard and Ted
Not A Day Goes By (Reprise) Franklin Shepard and Mary Flynn
Opening DoorsFranklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn, Joe and Beth
Our TimeFranklin Shepard, Charley Kringas, Mary Flynn and Company
The Hills of TomorrowCompany