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Virginia Theatre , (12/11/1989 - 1/19/1992)
First Preview:Nov 21, 1989 Total Previews:24
Opening Date:Dec 11, 1989   
Closing Date:Jan 19, 1992 Total Performances:879

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Los Angeles in the late 1940s.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Book by Larry Gelbart; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by David Zippel; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers; Vocal arrangements by Cy Coleman and Yaron Gershovsky; Musical Director: Gordon Lowry Harrell
Directed by Michael Blakemore; Musical Numbers Staged by Walter Painter
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Lincoln; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald and Bernard Fox; Hair Design by Steve Atha
General Manager: Ralph Roseman; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Brian Meister
Associate Conductor: Kathy Sommer; Conducted by Gordon Lowry Harrell; Concertmistress: Belinda Whitney; Trumpets: Dave Rogers, Byron Stripling and Glenn Drewes; Drums: Dave Ratajczak and Dave Fink; Trombones: Jim Pugh, Sy Berger and George Flynn; Guitar: Bob Rose; Keyboards: Kathy Sommer and Lee Musiker; Reed: Bob Steen, Edward Salkin, Mike Migliori, Ken Hitchcock and John Campo; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; French Horn: Peter Gordon; Violin: Cenovia Cummins and Karl Kawahara; Music Contractor: John Miller
Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Dance Captain: Jacquey Maltby; Fight Captain: Herschel Sparber; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Press Representative: Becky Flora and Jim Randolph
Cast
Gregg Edelman Stine
Hollywood Cast
James Naughton Stone
Movie Cast
René Auberjonois Irwin S. Irving
Movie Cast
Buddy Fidler
Hollywood Cast
Randy Graff Oolie
Movie Cast
Donna
Hollywood Cast
Dee Hoty Alaura Kingsley
Movie Cast
Carla Haywood
Hollywood Cast
Kay McClelland Bobbi
Movie Cast
Gabby
Hollywood Cast
James Cahill Dr. Mandril
Movie Cast
Barber
Hollywood Cast
Carolee Carmello Margaret
Movie Cast
Stand-In
Hollywood Cast
Peter Davis Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Shawn Elliott Munoz
Movie Cast
Pancho Vargas
Hollywood Cast
Tom Galantich Orderly
Movie Cast
Officer Pasco
Movie Cast
Gene
Hollywood Cast
Eleanor Glockner Margie
Movie Cast
Anna
Hollywood Cast
Hairdresser
Hollywood Cast
James Hindman Orderly
Movie Cast
Mahoney
Movie Cast
Del Dacosta
Hollywood Cast
Gary Kahn Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Amy Jane London Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Alvin Lum Yamato
Movie Cast
Cinematographer
Hollywood Cast
Jacquey Maltby Bootsie
Movie Cast
Keith Perry Luther Kingsley
Movie Cast
Werner Kriegler
Hollywood Cast
Jackie Presti Member of The Angel City 4
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Herschel Sparber Big Six
Movie Cast
Studio Cop
Hollywood Cast
Evan Thompson Commissioner Gaines
Movie Cast
Shoeshine
Hollywood Cast
Doug Tompos Peter Kingsley
Movie Cast
Gerald Pierce
Hollywood Cast
Scott Waara Jimmy Powers
Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast
Raymond Xifo Sonny
Movie Cast
Studio Cop
Hollywood Cast
Rachel York Mallory Kingsley
Movie Cast
Avril Raines
Hollywood Cast
Swings: Chrissy Faith and Marcus Neville
Understudies: Carolee Carmello (Alaura Kingsley, Bobbi, Carla Haywood, Gabby), Chrissy Faith (Bootsie, Margaret, Member of The Angel City 4), Tom Galantich (Jimmy Powers, Stone), James Hindman (Buddy Fidler, Irwin S. Irving, Munoz, Sonny, Stine), Alvin Lum (Barber), Jacquey Maltby (Anna, Donna, Mallory Kingsley, Margie, Oolie), Marcus Neville (Commissioner Gaines, Del Dacosta, Gene, Mahoney, Member of The Angel City 4, Officer Pasco, Orderly) and Evan Thompson (Big Six, Dr. Mandril, Luther Kingsley, Werner Kriegler)
Tony Award®
winner 1990 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
winner 1990 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Larry Gelbart
winner 1990 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by David Zippel
winner 1990 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
James Naughton
 1990 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gregg Edelman
 1990 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
René Auberjonois
winner 1990 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Randy Graff
winner 1990 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Robin Wagner
 1990 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Florence Klotz
 1990 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Paul Gallo
 1990 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Michael Blakemore
Drama Desk Award
winner 1990 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
winner 1990 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Larry Gelbart
winner 1990 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
James Naughton
 1990 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
René Auberjonois
winner 1990 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Randy Graff
 1990 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Michael Blakemore
winner 1990 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
Music orchestrated by Billy Byers
winner 1990 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by David Zippel
winner 1990 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Cy Coleman
 1990 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Florence Klotz
 1990 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Paul Gallo
winner 1990 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by David Zippel
ACT 1Sung By
Double Talk Stone (Movie Cast) and Alaura Kingsley (Movie Cast)
Double Talk Buddy Fidler (Hollywood Cast) and Stine (Hollywood Cast)
What You Don't Know About Women Gabby (Hollywood Cast) and Oolie (Movie Cast)
Ya Gotta Look Out for Yourself Jimmy Powers (Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast) and Angel City 4
The Buddy System Buddy Fidler (Hollywood Cast) and Donna (Hollywood Cast)
With Every Breath I Take Bobbi (Movie Cast)
The Tennis Song Stone (Movie Cast) and Alaura Kingsley (Movie Cast)
Ev'rybody's Gotta Be Somewhere Stone (Movie Cast) and Angel City 4
Lost and Found Mallory Kingsley (Movie Cast)
All Ya Have to Do Is Wait Munoz (Movie Cast), Yamato (Movie Cast), Mahoney (Movie Cast) and Officer Pasco (Movie Cast)
You're Nothing Without Me Stine (Hollywood Cast) and Stone (Movie Cast)
ACT 2Sung By
Stay with Me Jimmy Powers (Movie Cast/Hollywood Cast) and Angel City 4
You Can Always Count on Me Oolie (Movie Cast)
You Can Always Count on Me Donna (Hollywood Cast)
It Needs Work Gabby (Hollywood Cast)
With Every Breath I Take (Reprise)Stone (Movie Cast) and Bobbi (Movie Cast)
Funny Stine (Hollywood Cast)
You're Nothing Without Me (Reprise)Stone (Movie Cast), Stine (Hollywood Cast) and Gabby (Hollywood Cast)