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The Apple Tree   

 
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 [Collapse]
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
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 Choreographer: Joanne Manning
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; Associate Scenic Design: Matthew Myhrum; Assistant Scenic Design: Yoshinori Tanokura; Associate Costume Design: China Lee; Assistant Costume Design: David Withrow; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Jones; Assistant Lighting Design: Catherine Tate; Assistant Sound Design: Phillip Peglow; Moving Light Programmer: Eric Norris
Roundabout General Manager: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Nancy Mulliner; Assistant Co. Mgr: Katie McKee
Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jon Krause
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 Franz 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
Ensemble
Part 3
Julie ConnorsKing Arik's Court
Part 2
Reporter
Part 3
Ensemble
Part 3
Sarah Jane EvermanPrisoner's Bride
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Ensemble
Part 3
Jennifer Taylor FarrellEnsemble
Part 3
Justin KeyesKing Arik's Court
Part 2
Newsboy
Part 3
Ensemble
Part 3
Lorin LatarroNadjira
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Ensemble
Part 3
Mike McGowanPrisoner
Part 2
Guard
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Stage Hand
Part 3
Ensemble
Part 3
Sean PalmerTiger
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Ensemble
Part 3
Dennis StoweGuard
Part 2
King Arik's Court
Part 2
Director
Part 3
Ensemble
Part 3
Swings: 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 (Part 1)
FeelingsEve (Part 1)
EveAdam (Part 1)
FriendsEve (Part 1)
The Apple Tree (Forbidden Fruit)Snake (Part 1)
Beautiful, Beautiful WorldAdam (Part 1)
It's A FishAdam (Part 1)
Go To Sleep Whatever You AreEve (Part 1)
What Makes Me Love HimEve (Part 1)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Lady or the Tiger PreludeThe Orchestra
I'll Tell You A TruthBalladeer (Part 2)
Make WayKing Arik (Part 2) and King Arik's Court (Part 2)
Forbidden Love (In Gaul)Princess Barbára (Part 2) and Captain Sanjar (Part 2)
The Apple Tree (Reprise) Balladeer (Part 2)
I've Got What You WantPrincess Barbára (Part 2)
Tiger, TigerPrincess Barbára (Part 2)
Make Way (Reprise) King Arik's Court (Part 2)
Which Door?Captain Sanjar (Part 2), Princess Barbára (Part 2), King Arik (Part 2) and King Arik's Court (Part 2)
I'll Tell You A Truth (Reprise) Balladeer (Part 2)
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, the Prince, Charming (Part 3) and The Company
George LElla and George