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Two New Musicals

 
Helen Hayes Theatre , (5/01/1988 - 1/15/1989)
First Preview:Apr 20, 1988 Total Previews:13
Opening Date:May 01, 1988   
Closing Date:Jan 15, 1989 Total Performances:297

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Turn of the century, Vienna. August of the current year, the Hamptons.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Dasha Epstein, Harve Brosten and Jay S. Bulmash; Associate Producer: George-Henry and Marvin A. Krauss
Originally produced by Actor's Outlet Theater
Book by Barry Harman; "The Little Comedy" based on the short story by Arthur Schnitzler; "Summer Share" based upon the play "Pain de Menage" by Jules Renard; "The Little Comedy" translated by George Edward Reynolds; "Pain de Menage" translated by Max Gulack; Music by Keith Herrmann; Lyrics by Barry Harman; Vocal arrangements by Keith Herrmann and Kathy Sommer; Dance arrangements by Keith Herrmann and Kathy Sommer; Musical Director: Kathy Sommer; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin; Additional orchestrations by Daniel Troob and Joe Gignono
Directed by Barry Harman; Choreographed by Pamela Sousa; Assistant Director: Edward Marshall
Scenic Design by Steven Rubin; Lighting Design by Craig Miller; Costume Design by Steven Jones; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Steven Suskin
Production Supervisor: James Pentecost; Stage Manager: Joseph Onorato; Technical Director: Peter Fulbright
Conducted by Kathy Sommer; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Bass: Tony Conniff; Drums/Percussion: Ron Tierno; Alto/Soprano Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo: Scott Shachter; Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, English Horn: Rick Heckman; Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet: Hollis Burridge; Synthesizer: Neal Kirkwood; Keyboards: Kathy Sommer
Casting: Leonard Finger Associates; General Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Dance Captain: Robert Hoshour; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Asst. to the Choreographer: Michael Ricardo; Title Logo: Westbank Creative
Cast
Scott Bakula Alfred Von Wilmers
Sam
Alison Fraser Josefine Weninger
Monica
Deborah Graham "Her"
Robert Hoshour "Him"
Deborah Graham Barb
Robert Hoshour Lenny
Standbys: Jana Robbins ("Her", Barb, Josefine Weninger, Monica) and Sal Viviano ("Him", Alfred Von Wilmers, Lenny, Sam)
Tony Award®
 1988 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Dasha Epstein, Harve Brosten and Jay S. Bulmash
 1988 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Barry Harman
 1988 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Keith Herrmann; Lyrics by Barry Harman
 1988 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Scott Bakula
 1988 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Alison Fraser
Drama Desk Award
 1988 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by Barry Harman
music by Keith Herrmann; lyrics by Barry Harman
ACT 1Sung By
The Little Comedy Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Goodbye, Emil Josefine Weninger
It's Not Too Late Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Great News Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Oh, What a Performance! Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
I'll Always Remember the Song Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
Happy, Happy, Happy Alfred Von Wilmers
Women of Vienna Alfred Von Wilmers
Yes, I'ts Love Josefine Weninger
A Rustic Country Inn Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
The Night It Had to End Josefine Weninger
The Little Comedy (Finale) Alfred Von Wilmers and Josefine Weninger
ACT 2Sung By
Summer Share All
Think of the Odds Barb and Lenny
It's Not Too Late (Reprise)Sam and Monica
Plans A & B Monica and Lenny
Let's Not Talk About It Sam and Barb
So Glad I Married Her All
Small Craft Warnings Barb and Lenny
How Did I End Up Here? Monica
Words He Doesn't Say Sam
My Love for You Lenny and Barb
Moonlight Passing Through a Window Sam
Now Monica
Romantic Notions Sam, Barb, Lenny and Monica
Romance, Romance All