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Biltmore Theatre, (11/21/1983 - 2/19/1984)
First Preview: Nov 03, 1983 Total Previews: 20
Opening Date: Nov 21, 1983    
Closing Date: Feb 19, 1984 Total Performances: 104

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Walden, an off-off-campus house. Graduation weekend.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Operated by The Nederlander Organization; Theatre Owned by The Biltmore Theatre Corp.-Sharcar, Inc. (David J. Cogan: President)
Produced by James Walsh; Produced in association with Universal Pictures
Book by Garry Trudeau; Lyrics by Garry Trudeau; Music by Elizabeth Swados; Based on the comic strip by Garry Trudeau; Comic Strip used by permission of Universal Press Syndicate; Music orchestrated by Elizabeth Swados; Music arranged by Jeff Waxman; Musical Director: Jeff Waxman
Directed by Jacques Levy; Choreographed by Margo Sappington
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Patricia McGourty; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Puppet Design by Edward G. Christie
General Manager: James Walsh; Company Manager: Susan Bell
Production Stage Manager: Warren Crane; Stage Manager: Deborah Clelland and Scott Evans
Conducted by Jeff Waxman; Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
Casting: Juliet Taylor; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Dance Captain: Lauren Tom
Cast
Barbara AndresJoanie
Gary BeachDuke
Reathel BeanRoland
Voice of President Reagan
Ralph BruneauMike Doonesbury
Kate BurtonJ.J.
Laura DeanBoopsie
Mark Linn-BakerMark
Albert MacklinZonker
Peter ShawnProvost
Keith SzarabajkaB.D.
Lauren TomHoney
Understudies: Eve Bennett-Gordon (Boopsie, J.J.), Max Cantor (B.D., Mark, Mike Doonesbury, Provost), Deborah Darr (Joanie), Scott Evans (Zonker), Peter Shawn (Duke, Roland) and Janet Wong (Honey)
Theatre World
winner 1984 Award [recipient] 
  Laura Dean
Drama Desk Award
 1984 Outstanding Book [nominee] 
 Book by Garry Trudeau
 1984 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Laura Dean
 1984 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Jacques Levy
 1984 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Garry Trudeau
music by Elizabeth Swados; lyrics by Garry Trudeau
ACT 1 Sung By
GraduationRoland, Mike Doonesbury, B.D., Boopsie, Mark and Zonker
Just One NightMike Doonesbury
I Came To TanZonker and Ensemble
GuiltyDuke and Ensemble
I Can Have It AllBoopsie and Ensemble
Get TogetherJ.J. and Mike Doonesbury
Baby Boom Boogie BoyMark, Roland and Ensemble
Another Memorable MealMike Doonesbury, B.D., Boopsie, Mark, Zonker, J.J. and Joanie
ACT 2 Sung By
Just A HouseEnsemble
Complicated ManHoney and Boopsie
Real EstateDuke and Zonker
MotherJ.J. and Joanie
It's The Right Time To Be RichB.D. and Roland
Muffy & The TopsidersBoopsie, Mike Doonesbury, Mark and Zonker
Just One Night (Reprise) Mike Doonesbury and J.J.
Graduation (Reprise) Ensemble