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On Your Toes   

Virginia Theatre , (3/06/1983 - 5/20/1984)
First Preview:Mar 01, 1983 Total Previews:7
Opening Date:Mar 06, 1983   
Closing Date:May 20, 1984 Total Performances:505

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A Vaudeville Stage; a classroom at Knickerbocker University; Vera's apartment; Cosmopolitan Opera House stage and stage door

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr., Roger L. Stevens, John Mauceri, Donald R. Seawell and André Pastoria
Originally produced by ANTA (Alfred de Liagre Jr: executive producer; Jean Dalrymple: executive director) and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart and George Abbott; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Musical Director: John Mauceri; Assistant Musical Dir.: Paul Schwartz; Choral arrangements by Jeffrey Klitz
Directed by George Abbott; Original choreography by George Balanchine; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Additional ballet choreography by Peter Martins
Production Design by Zack Brown; Lighting Design by John McLain; Wigs for Misses Makarova and Merrill by Paul Huntley; Wig Design by Charles Eisen and Dennis Bergevin; Make-Up Design by Charles Eisen and Dennis Bergevin; Production Soundman: Jan Nebozenko; Assistant Scenic Design: Thomas Warren; Assistant Lighting Design: Ruth Roberts
Coordinating Producer: Charlene Harrington; General Manager: Charlene Harrington and C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: Edwin Blacker
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Amy Pell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Sarah Whitham
Conducted by Paul Schwartz and John Kim Bell; Music Contractor: John Kim Bell; At the piano: Jeffrey Klitz and Jeff Lipham; Coordination of music materials by John A. McGlinn
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Production Associate: Jean Bankier; Ballet Mistress: Susan Pilarre and Susan Hendl; Asst. to the Choreographer: Dirk Lumbard; Dance Captain: Dirk Lumbard; Ballet Dance Captain: Alexander Filipov; Furs by The Christie Brothers; Assistant to Mr. de Liagre: Dorothy Spellman; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne, Fred Golden and Don Josephson
Natalia Makarova Vera Barnova
Princess Zenobia
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
Strip Tease Girl
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Christine Andreas Frankie Frayne
George de la Peña Konstantine Morrosine
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
George S. Irving Sergei Alexandrovitch
Dina Merrill Peggy Porterfield
Lara Teeter Junior
15 years later
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
Eugene J. Anthony Phil Dolan II
Ali Shar
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
Dean Badolato A Messenger Boy
Starr Danias Ballet leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
Melody A. Dye Ensemble
Alexander Filipov Ballet leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
David Gold Stage Doorman
Ahmud Ben B'Du
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
Betty Ann Grove Lil Dolan
A Woman Reporter
Michaela K. Hughes Miss Pinkerton
George Kmeck Louie
Kringa Khan
"Princess Zenobia" Ballet
Wade Laboissonniere Ensemble
Dirk Lumbard Stage Manager
Tap leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
Tamara Mark Anushka
Robert Meadows Ensemble
Jerry Mitchell Joe McCall
Dana Moore Tap leader
"On Your Toes" ballet
Chris Peterson Ensemble
Mary C. Robare Lola
Philip Arthur Ross Young Phil Dolan III
Peter Slutsker Sidney Cohn
Don Steffy Ivan
Kirby Tepper Ensemble
Michael Vita Hank Jay Smith
Big Boss
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" Ballet
James Walski Ensemble
Marcia Lynn Watkins Ensemble
Leslie Woodies Ensemble
Sandra Zigars Ensemble
Understudies: Starr Danias (Vera Barnova), Alexander Filipov (Konstantine Morrosine), David Gold (Sergei Alexandrovitch), Michaela K. Hughes (Peggy Porterfield), Dirk Lumbard (Junior, Phil Dolan II), Jerry Mitchell (Louie), Dana Moore (Lil Dolan), Steven Ross (Young Phil Dolan III), Kirby Tepper (Sidney Cohn) and Marcia Lynn Watkins (Frankie Frayne)
Theatre World
nominee 1983 Special Award [recipient]
Natalia Makarova
Tony Award®
winner 1983 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Natalia Makarova
 1983 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Lara Teeter
 1983 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Christine Andreas
 1983 Best Choreography [nominee]
Donald Saddler
winner 1983 Best Reproduction (Play or Musical) [winner]
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr., Roger L. Stevens, John Mauceri, Donald R. Seawell and André Pastoria
Drama Desk Award
winner 1983 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Natalia Makarova
 1983 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Donald Saddler
 1983 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Peter Martins
winner 1983 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by George Abbott
winner 1983 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
 1983 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Zack Brown
winner 1983 Outstanding Revival [winner]
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr., Roger L. Stevens, John Mauceri, Donald R. Seawell and André Pastoria
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1Sung By
Two a Day for Keith Phil Dolan II, Lil Dolan and Phil Dolan III
Questions and Answers (The Three B's) Junior (15 years later) and Students
It's Got To Be Love Frankie Frayne, Junior (15 years later) and Students
Too Good for the Average Man Sergei Alexandrovitch and Peggy Porterfield
The Seduction Vera Barnova and Junior (15 years later)
There's a Small Hotel Frankie Frayne and Junior (15 years later)
ACT 2Sung By
The Heart Is Quicker than the Eye Peggy Porterfield and Junior (15 years later)
Glad To Be Unhappy Frankie Frayne
Quiet Night Hank Jay Smith and Students
On Your Toes Frankie Frayne and Students
Quiet Night (Reprise)Sergei Alexandrovitch