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Dance a Little Closer   

Minskoff Theatre, (5/11/1983 - 5/11/1983)
First Preview: Apr 16, 1983 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: May 11, 1983    
Closing Date: May 11, 1983 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Barclay-Palace Hotel on a Hillside in the Austrian Alps. The Avoidable Future.

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre under the Direction of Minskoff Organization and James M. Nederlander
Produced by Frederick Brisson, Jerome Minskoff, James M. Nederlander and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Associate Producer: Paul N. Temple
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Charles Strouse; Based on "Idiot's Delight" by Robert E. Sherwood; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Peter Howard; Dance Music: Glen Kelly
Directed by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Staging by Billy Wilson; Choreographed by Billy Wilson
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by John McClure; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris Associates, Peter T. Kulok and Steven E. Goldstein; Company Manager: Mitzi Harder; Associate to the General Manager: Nancy Simmons
Production Supervisor: Stone Widney; Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Stage Manager: Steven Adler; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dianne Trulock; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris
Music published by Tommy Valando; Music Contractor: Barbara Strouse; Assistant Conductor: Les Scott
Luggage by Lark
Assistant to the Producer: Dwight Frye; Dance Captain: Candy Cook; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Skating coached and staged by Blair Hammond; Jewelry by Tess Designs
Len CariouHarry Aikens
Liz RobertsonCynthia Brookfield-Bailey
George RoseDr. Josef Winkler
Colleen AshtonIce Skater
Hotel Guest
Brent BarrettCharles Castleton
Don ChastainRoger Butterfield
Candy CookOmaha Person
Hotel Guest
Noel CraigCaptain Mueller
Mary DaleHotel Guest
James FattaRink Attendant
A Rich Man
Hotel Guest
I. M. HobsonReverend Oliver Boyle
Cheryl HowardBebe
"The Delights"
Elizabeth HubbardContessa Carla Pirianno
Jeff KellerEdward Dunlop
Joseph KolinskiHeinrich Halloway
Philip MolletBellboy
Hotel Guest
Diane PenningtonShirley
"The Delights"
Linda PoserHotel Guest
Alyson ReedElaine
"The Delights"
Reuben SingerJohannes Hartog
Robin StephensOmaha Person
"Cynthia's Double"
Pas de deux
Hotel Guest
Brian SutherlandWaiter
"Harry's Double"
Pas de deux
Hotel Guest
Peter WandelOmaha Person
Hotel Guest
Joyce WorsleyHester Boyle
Swings: Joanne Genelle and Mark LaManna
Understudies: Colleen Ashton (Elaine), Don Chastain (Harry Aikens), Candy Cook (Shirley), Joanne Genelle (Bebe), Elizabeth Hubbard (Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey), Philip Mollet (Captain Mueller), Linda Poser (Contessa Carla Pirianno, Hester Boyle), Reuben Singer (Dr. Josef Winkler), Brian Sutherland (Charles Castleton, Edward Dunlop, Heinrich Halloway) and Peter Wandel (Waiter)
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
It Never Would've WorkedHarry and The Delights
Happy, Happy New YearHarry and The Delights and Guests
No Man is Worth It Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
What are You Going to Do About ItHarry and Heinrich Halloway
A Woman Who Thinks I'm WonderfulDr. Josef Winkler
Pas de deux"Harry's Double" (Pas de deux) and "Cynthia's Double" (Pas de deux)
There's Never Been Anything Like UsHarry
Another LifeCynthia Brookfield-Bailey
Why Can't the World Go and Leave Us AloneCharles Castleton and Edward Dunlop
He Always Comes Home to MeCynthia Brookfield-Bailey and Harry
I Got a New GirlHarry and The Delights
Dance a Little CloserHarry, Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey and Guests
There's Always One You Can't ForgetHarry
ACT 2 Sung By
HomesickShirley ("The Delights"), Bebe ("The Delights") and Elaine ("The Delights")
MadHarry and The Delights
I Don't KnowHarry, Hester Boyle, Contessa Carla Pirianno, The Delights, Charles Castleton, Edward Dunlop and Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
Auf WiedersehenDr. Josef Winkler
I Never Want to See You AgainHarry
On Top of the WorldCynthia Brookfield-Bailey and The Men
I Got a New Girl (Reprise) Harry and Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey
Dance a Little Closer (Reprise) Harry and Cynthia Brookfield-Bailey