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Studio 54, (12/14/2006 - 3/11/2007)
First Preview: Nov 29, 2006 Total Previews: 18
Opening Date: Dec 14, 2006    
Closing Date: Mar 11, 2007 Total Performances: 99

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Part I: Eden. Saturday, June 1st. Part II: A Semi-Barbaric Kingdom. A Long Time Ago. Part III: Here. Now.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Original production directed by Mike Nichols; Originally produced on the Broadway Stage by Stuart Ostrow; This production is based on the 2005 Concert Revival by New York City Center Encores!
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Additional book material by Jerome Coopersmith; Based on "The Diary of Adam and Eve" by Mark Twain; Based on "The Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank R. Stockton; Based on "Passionella" by Jules Feiffer; Musical Director: Rob Fisher; Vocal arrangements by Rob Fisher; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick
Directed by Gary Griffin; Choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler; Assistant Director: Todd Lundquist
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Make-up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Matthew Myhrum; Associate Costume Design: China Lee; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Jones; Moving Light Programmer: Eric Norris
Roundabout General Manager: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Nancy Mulliner
Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Assistant Tech. Suprvr: Elisa Kuhar
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Rob Fisher; Associate Conductor: Sam Davis; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Synthesizer Programmer: Bruce Samuels; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds and Sylvia D'Avanzo; Viola: David Blinn; Cello: Roger Shell; Woodwinds: James Ercole, Sean Frank and Mark Thrasher; Trumpet: Dominic Derasse and Charles Porter; Trumbone: Clint Sharman; French Horn: Roger Wendt; Harp: Susan Jolles; Keyboard: Sam Davis; Bass: John Beal; Drums/Percussion: Paul Pizzuti
Roundabout Director of Artistic Development/Casting: Jim Carnahan; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing and Sales Promotion: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Director of Development: Jeffory Lawson; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Dance Captain: Lorin Latarro; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Kristin ChenowethEve
Part 1
Princess Barbára
Part 2
Ella and Passionella
Part 3
Brian d'Arcy JamesAdam
Part 1
Flip, the Prince, Charming
Part 3
Captain Sanjar
Part 2
Marc KudischSnake
Part 1
Balladeer
Part 2
Narrator
Part 3
Walter CharlesKing Arik
Part 2
Producer
Part 3
Mr. Fallible
Part 3
Meggie CanslerKing Arik's Court
Part 2
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Julie ConnorsKing Arik's Court
Part 2
Film Critic
Part 3
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Sarah Jane EvermanPrisoner's Bride
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Justin KeyesKing Arik's Court
Part 2
Newsboy
Part 3
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Lorin LatarroNadjira
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Mike McGowanPrisoner
Part 2
Guard
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Stage Hand
Part 3
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Sean PalmerTiger
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Dennis StoweGuard
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Director
Part 3
Subway Rider
Part 3
El Morocco Patron
Part 3
Fan
Part 3
Flip's Following
Part 3
Movie Set Crew
Part 3
Swings: Jennifer Taylor Farrell and Eric Santagata
Understudies: Sarah Jane Everman (Ella and Passionella, Eve, Princess Barbára), Mike McGowan (Adam, Captain Sanjar, Flip, the Prince, Charming, King Arik) and Sean Palmer (Balladeer, Narrator, Snake)
Tony Award®
 2007 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Drama Desk Award
 2007 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
 2007 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Kristin Chenoweth
 2007 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Jonathan Tunick
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
ACT 1 Sung By
Eden PreludeThe Orchestra
Here in EdenEve
FeelingsEve
EveAdam
FriendsEve
The Apple Tree (Forbidden Fruit)Snake
Beautiful, Beautiful WorldAdam
It's a FishAdam
Go to Sleep Whatever You AreEve
What Makes Me Love HimEve
ACT 2 Sung By
The Lady or the Tiger PreludeThe Orchestra
I'll Tell You a TruthBalladeer
Make WayKing Arik and his Court
Forbidden Love (In Gaul)Princess Barbara and Sanjar
The Apple Tree (Reprise) Balladeer
I've Got What You WantPrincess Barbara
Tiger, TigerPrincess Barbara
Make Way (Reprise) King's Court
Which Door?Sanjar, Princess Barbara and King Arik and his Court
I'll Tell You a Truth (Reprise) Balladeer
ACT 3 Sung By
Passionella Mini-OvertureThe Orchestra
Oh, to Be a Movie StarElla
GorgeousPassionella
(Who, Who, Who, Who) Who Is She?The Company
WealthPassionella
You Are Not RealFlip and The Company
George LElla and George