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46th Street Theatre, (5/09/1982 - 2/04/1984)
First Preview: Apr 22, 1982 Total Previews: 19
Opening Date: May 09, 1982    
Closing Date: Feb 04, 1984 Total Performances: 729

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: A Venetian spa. The early '60s.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization, Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer
Produced by Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger S. Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt; Produced in association with Shulamith, Michael N. Appell, Jerry Wexler and Michael Kleinman Productions; Associate Producer: Mark Beigelman
Initial staged reading: Composer/Librettist Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theatre Center
Book by Arthur Kopit; Music by Maury Yeston; Lyrics by Maury Yeston; Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Wally Harper; Choral composition and musical continuity by Maury Yeston
Directed by Tommy Tune; Choreographed by Thommie Walsh
Scenic Design by Lawrence Miller; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Marcia Madeira; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair Design by Michael Gottfried
General Manager: Weiler / Miller Associates
Production Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell; Stage Manager: Bruce H. Lumpkin; Technical Coordinator: Richard Siegel
Musical Supervisor: Jonathan Tunick; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Vincent Fanuele
Artistic Associate: Thommie Walsh; Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Company Captain: Tina Paul; General Press Representative: Jacksina and Freedman; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Sandra Mandel; Poster and graphics: Todd Ruff; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; Vocal Consultant: Tom Hageman; Dialect Coach: Franco Zavani
Cast
Raul JuliaGuido Contini
Karen AkersLuisa Contini
Shelly BurchClaudia
Stephanie CotsirilosStephanie Necrophorus
Kate DezinaOur Lady of the Spa
Taina ElgGuido's Mother
Liliane MontevecchiLiliane La Fleur
Anita MorrisCarla
Kathi MossSaraghina
Camille Saviola
Broadway debut
Mama Maddelena
Chief of the Chambermaids
Evans AllenYoung Guido's Schoolmate
Jeanie Bowers
Broadway debut
Maria
Kim CriswellFrancesca
Colleen Dodson
Broadway debut
A Vanetian Gondolier
Lulu DownsGretchen von Krupf
Louise EdeikenGiulietta
Cameron JohannGuido at an early age
Laura KenyonLina Darling
Linda KernsHeidi von Sturm
Nancy McCallAnnabella
Cynthia MerylDiana
Rita RehnRenata
Dee Etta RoweOlga von Hesse
Jadrien SteeleYoung Guido's Schoolmate
Patrick WilcoxYoung Guido's Schoolmate
Alaina Warren ZacharyIlsa von Hesse
Standby: Clifford David (Guido Contini)
Understudies: Kim Criswell (Carla, Claudia), Colleen Dodson (Our Lady of the Spa), Lulu Downs (Mama Maddelena), Julie J. Hafner (A Vanetian Gondolier, Annabella, Diana, Francesca, Giulietta, Gretchen von Krupf, Heidi von Sturm, Ilsa von Hesse, Maria, Olga von Hesse, Renata), Dorothy Kiara (A Vanetian Gondolier, Annabella, Diana, Francesca, Giulietta, Gretchen von Krupf, Heidi von Sturm, Ilsa von Hesse, Maria, Olga von Sturm, Renata), Cynthia Meryl (Liliane La Fleur, Luisa Contini), Patrice Pickering (A Vanetian Gondolier, Annabella, Diana, Francesca, Giulietta, Gretchen von Krupf, Heidi von Sturm, Ilsa von Hesse, Maria, Olga von Sturm, Renata), Rita Rehn (Stephanie Necrophorus), Camille Saviola (Saraghina), Patrick Wilcox (Guido at an early age) and Alaina Warren Zachary (Guido's Mother)
Tony Award®
winner 1982 Best Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Michel Stuart , Harvey J. Klaris , Roger S. Berlind , James M. Nederlander , Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt
 1982 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Arthur Kopit
winner 1982 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by Maury Yeston ;  Lyrics by Maury Yeston
 1982 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Raul Julia
winner 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Liliane Montevecchi
 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Karen Akers
 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Anita Morris
 1982 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Lawrence Miller
winner 1982 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  William Ivey Long
 1982 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Marcia Madeira
 1982 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Thommie Walsh
winner 1982 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 
  Tommy Tune
Theatre World
winner 1982 Award [recipient] 
  Karen Akers
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Michel Stuart , Harvey J. Klaris , Roger S. Berlind , James M. Nederlander , Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt
winner 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Liliane Montevecchi
winner 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Anita Morris
 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Shelly Burch
winner 1982 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner] 
 Directed by Tommy Tune
winner 1982 Outstanding Lyrics [winner] 
 Lyrics by Maury Yeston
winner 1982 Outstanding Music [winner] 
 Music by Maury Yeston
winner 1982 Outstanding Costume Design [winner] 
  William Ivey Long
winner 1982 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner] 
  Marcia Madeira
music by Maury Yeston; lyrics by Maury Yeston
ACT 1 Sung By
Overture Delle Donne (Spa Music, Not Since Chaplin)Company
Guido's SongGuido Contini
Coda di GuidoCompany
The Germans at the SpaMama Maddelena (Chief of the Chambermaids), Italians and Germans
My Husband Makes MoviesLuisa Contini
A Call From the VaticanCarla
Only With YouGuido Contini
Folies BergeresLiliane La Fleur, Stephanie Necrophorus and Company
NineGuido's Mother and Company
Ti Voglio Bene/Be ItalianSaraghina, Boys and Company
The Bells of St. SebastianGuido Contini, Boys and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
A Man Like You/Unusual Way/DuetClaudia and Guido Contini
The Grand CanalGuido Contini and Company
SimpleCarla
Be On Your OwnLuisa Contini
I Can't Make This MovieGuido Contini
Getting TallGuido at an early age
Nine/Long Ago/Nine (Reprise) Guido Contini