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Doonesbury   

 
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 Andres Joanie
Gary Beach Duke
Reathel Bean Roland
Voice of President Reagan
Ralph Bruneau Mike Doonesbury
Kate Burton J.J.
Laura Dean Boopsie
Mark Linn-Baker Mark
Albert Macklin Zonker
Peter Shawn Provost
Keith Szarabajka B.D.
Lauren Tom Honey
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
nominee 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 1Sung By
Graduation Roland, Mike Doonesbury, B.D., Boopsie, Mark and Zonker
Just One Night Mike Doonesbury
I Came To Tan Zonker and Ensemble
Guilty Duke and Ensemble
I Can Have It All Boopsie and Ensemble
Get Together J.J. and Mike Doonesbury
Baby Boom Boogie Boy Mark, Roland and Ensemble
Another Memorable Meal Mike Doonesbury, B.D., Boopsie, Mark, Zonker, J.J. and Joanie
ACT 2Sung By
Just A House Ensemble
Complicated Man Honey and Boopsie
Real Estate Duke and Zonker
Mother J.J. and Joanie
It's The Right Time To Be Rich B.D. and Roland
Muffy & The Topsiders Boopsie, Mike Doonesbury, Mark and Zonker
Just One Night (Reprise)Mike Doonesbury and J.J.
Graduation (Reprise)Ensemble