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Legs Diamond   

 
Mark Hellinger Theatre, (12/26/1988 - 2/19/1989)
First Preview: Oct 25, 1988 Total Previews: 72
Opening Date: Dec 26, 1988    
Closing Date: Feb 19, 1989 Total Performances: 64

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by James M. Nederlander, James L. Nederlander, Arthur Rubin, The Entertainment Group and George M. Steinbrenner III; Produced in association with Jonathan Farkas; Associate Producer: Kathleen Raitt
Music by Peter Allen; Lyrics by Peter Allen; Book by Harvey Fierstein and Charles Suppon; Based on the movie "The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond" by Warner Brothers; Musical Director: Eric Stern; Vocal arrangements by Eric Stern; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin; Dance arrangements by Mark Hummel; Additional orchestrations by Danny Troob
Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman; Choreographed by Alan Johnson
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Willa Kim; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Howard Leonard; Projection Design by Jonathan L. Quitt; Associate Producer for Projections: Wendy Ehrlich; Associate Lighting Design: Peggy Eisenhauer
Executive Producer: Marvin A. Krauss; General Manager: Gary Gunas and Joey Parnes; Company Manager: Nina Skriloff
Production Stage Manager: Peter B. Mumford; Stage Manager: Gary M. Zabinski
Musical Coordinator: John Monaco; Trumpet: James Hynes and Phil Granger; Trombone: Porter Poindexter and James Miller; French Horn: Russ Rizner; Clarinet: John Purcell and Charles Millard; Flute: Louis Cortelezzi; Oboe: Peter Angelo; Baritone Saxophone: Joseph Grimaldi; Synthesizer: Ronald Melrose and Tim Stella; Bass: Mark Berger; Guitar: Larry Saltzman; Drums: Glenn Rhian and Bruce Doctor; Concertmaster: Bernard Zeller; Violin: Kathy Livolsi, Al Cavaliere and Frank Wang; Viola: Susan Follari and Richard Spencer; Cello: Bruce Wang and Marisol Espada
Black Art Effects Consultant: Ted Shapiro
Casting: Simon & Kumin Casting, Inc.; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Advertising: LeDonne & Wilner; Dance Captain: Jennifer Rymer; Vocal Coach: Ronald Melrose; Stunt Coordinator: J.P. Romano, S.A.M.P.; Stunts by Kevin Weldon; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates
Cast
Peter AllenJack Diamond
Brenda BraxtonMadge
Randall EdwardsKiki Roberts
Jim FyfeMoran
Christian KauffmannBones
Pat McNamaraDevane
Raymond SerraAugie
Joe SilverArnold Rothstein
Julie WilsonFlo
Adrian BaileyConvict
Latin Dancer
Boy from Bay Ridge
Member of A. R.'s Gang
Quin BairdConvict
Gangster
Member of A. R.'s Gang
Carol Ann BaxterHotsy Totsy Girl
Champagne Girl
Stephen BourneufPrison Guard
Tuxedo Dancer
Gangster
Member of Jack's Gang
James BrandtTropicabana Announcer
Gangster
F. B. I. Man
Frank CavaConvict
Latin Dancer
Taxi Dancer
Member of Jack's Gang
Jonathan CerulloTuxedo Dancer
Gangster
Member of A. R.'s Gang
Colleen DunnHotsy Totsy Girl
Showgirl
Deanna DysCigarette Girl
Hotsy Totsy Girl
Ruth GottschallMourner
K. Craig InnesTuxedo Dancer
Taxi Dancer
Member of Jack's Gang
Norman Wendall KauahiConvict
Latin Dancer
Chinese Waiter
Member of Jack's Gang
Rick ManningPrison Guard
Gangster
Boy from Bay Ridge
Member of A. R.'s Gang
F. B. I. Man
Gwendolyn MillerHotsy Totsy Girl
Champagne Girl
Burlesque Woman
Bobby MoyaConvict
Latin Dancer
Gangster
Taxi Dancer
Boy from Bay Ridge
Member of A. R.'s Gang
Paul NunesConvict
Latin Dancer
Gangster
Member of Jack's Gang
Policeman
Mike O'CarrollHotsy Totsy Announcer
Gangster
Barber
Keith TyroneConvict
Latin Dancer
Member of Jack's Gang
Shelley WaldJack Diamond's Secretary
Wendy WaringHotsy Totsy Girl
Showgirl
Burlesque Woman
Kevin WeldonTuxedo Dancer
Swings: Dan O'Grady, Jennifer Rymer and Steven Scionti
Standby: Larry Kert (Jack Diamond)
Understudies: Adrian Bailey (Bones), Frank Cava (Moran), Colleen Dunn (Kiki Roberts), Ruth Gottschall (Flo) and Mike O'Carroll (Arnold Rothstein, Devane)
Tony Award®
 1989 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Julie Wilson
 1989 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Willa Kim
 1989 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Alan Johnson
Drama Desk Award
 1989 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Willa Kim
music by Peter Allen; lyrics by Peter Allen
ACT 1 Sung By
When I Get My Name in LightsJack Diamond and Convicts and Ensemble
SpeakeasyEnsemble
ApplauseFlo and Hotsy Totsy Girls
KnockersJack Diamond and Hotsy Totsy Girls
I Was Made for ChampagneKiki Roberts and Tropicabana Dancers
Tropicabana RhumbaJack Diamond and Kiki Roberts
Sure Thing BabyJack Diamond
Speakeasy ChristmasHotsy Totsy Dancers
Charge It to A.R.Arnold Rothstein, Augie, Moran, Bones and Gangsters
Only an Older WomanJack Diamond and Flo
Taxi Dancers' TangoJack Diamond and Ensemble
Only Steal from ThievesJack Diamond, Kiki Roberts and Gangsters
When I Get My Name in Lights (Reprise) Jack Diamond and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Cut of the CardsJack Diamond and Company
Gangland ChaseJack Diamond and Gangsters
Now You See Me, Now You Don'tJack Diamond, Kiki Roberts and Ensemble
The Man Nobody Could LoveKiki Roberts, Flo and Madge
The Music Went Out of My LifeFlo
Say It Isn't SoJack Diamond and Company
All I Wanted Was the DreamJack Diamond