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Biltmore Theatre , (5/03/2007 - 6/24/2007)
First Preview:Apr 12, 2007 Total Previews:24
Opening Date:May 03, 2007   
Closing Date:Jun 24, 2007 Total Performances:60

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Europe and America


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Theatre Owned / Operated by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)
Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer); Produced by arrangement with Marty Bell, Aldo Scrofani, Boyett Ostar Productions, Tracy Aron, Roger Berlind, Debra Black, Chase Mishkin and Ted Snowdon
Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Kurt Weill; Book by Alfred Uhry; Suggested by the letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya; Featuring songs with lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, Bertolt Brecht, Howard Dietz, Roger Fernay, Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner, Maurice Magre, Ogden Nash and Elmer Rice; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Additional Vocal Arrangements: Milton Granger
Directed by Harold Prince; Musical Staging by Patricia Birch
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Duncan Edwards; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jo Winiarski; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Moving Light Programmer: Hillary Knox
MTC General Manager: Florie Seery; Company Manager: Seth Shepsle
Production Stage Manager: Joshua Halperin; Production Manager: Ryan McMahon and Bridget Markov; Stage Manager: Jason Brouillard
Musical Supervisor: Kristen Blodgette; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Nicholas Archer; Piano: Nicholas Archer; Violin: Katherine Livolsi-Landau and Suzy Perelman; Viola: David Blinn; Cello: Mairi Dorman; Woodwinds: James Ercole and John Winder; Trumpet: Christian Jaudes; Bass: Jeff Cooper; Drums/Percussion: Billy Miller; Associate Conductor: Stan Tucker; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Mark Simon; MTC Director of Development: Jill Turner Lloyd; MTC Director of Marketing: Debra A. Waxman; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; MTC Director of Artistic Operations: Mandy Greenfield; MTC Director of Artistic Development: Paige Evans; Dance Captain: Ann Morrison; Dialect Consultant: Stephen Gabis
Cast
Judith Blazer Tilly Losch
Brecht's Woman
Michael Cerveris Kurt Weill
Herndon Lackey Magistrate/Judge
Auditioner
Erik Liberman Interviewer
Handyman
Ann Morrison Brecht's Woman
Photographer
Donna Murphy Lotte Lenya
David Pittu Bertolt Brecht
Graham Rowat Otto
Allen Lake
John Scherer George Davis
Rachel Ulanet Court Secretary
Brecht's Woman
Auditioner
Swings: Edwin Cahill and Jessica Wright
Understudies: Edwin Cahill (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill), Erik Liberman (Bertolt Brecht), Ann Morrison (Lotte Lenya) and Graham Rowat (George Davis)
Tony Award®
 2007 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Michael Cerveris
 2007 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Donna Murphy
 2007 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
David Pittu
 2007 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Jonathan Tunick
Drama Desk Award
 2007 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer); Produced by arrangement with Marty Bell, Aldo Scrofani, Boyett Ostar Productions, Tracy Aron, Roger Berlind, Debra Black, Chase Mishkin and Ted Snowdon
 2007 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Alfred Uhry
 2007 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Michael Cerveris
winner 2007 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Donna Murphy
 2007 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
David Pittu
 2007 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Patricia Birch
 2007 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Harold Prince
winner 2007 Outstanding Orchestrations [winner]
Jonathan Tunick
 2007 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee]
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt
 2007 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Judith Dolan
 2007 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Howell Binkley
 2007 Outstanding Sound Design [nominee]
Sound Design by Duncan Edwards
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Kurt Weill
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Speak Low
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Nanna's Lied
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Woman on Stairs
Kiddush Weill's Family
Songs of the Rhineland
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Lenya's Family
Klops Lied (Meatball Song) Kurt Weill
Berlin Im Licht Lotte Lenya
Wooden Wedding
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Magistrate and Court Secretary
Tango Ballad
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Bertolt Brecht and Brecht's Women
Alabama Song
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Auditioners and Lotte Lenya
Girl of the Moment
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Ensemble
Moritat
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Bertolt Brecht, Lotte Lenya, Otto and Ensemble
Schickelgruber
(lyrics by Howard Dietz)
Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht
Come to Paris
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Ensemble
I Don't Love You
(lyrics by Maurice Magre)
Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?
(lyrics by Langston Hughes and Elmer Rice)
Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Alabama Song (Reprise)
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Lotte Lenya, Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
How Can You Tell an American
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Ensemble
Very, Very, Very
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill
It's Never Too Late to Mendelssohn
(lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Stenographer and Judge
Surabaya Johnny
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Lotte Lenya
Youkali
(lyrics by Roger Fernay)
Bertolt Brecht and Brecht's Women
Buddy on the Night Shift
(lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)
Allen Lake
That's Him
(lyrics by Ogden Nash)
Kurt Weill
Hosannah Rockefeller
(lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Bertolt Brecht and Brecht's Women
I Don't Love You (Reprise)
(lyrics by Maurice Magre)
Lotte Lenya and Kurt Weill
The Illusion Wedding Show
(lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner)
George Davis and Ensemble
It Never Was You
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Kurt Weill
A Bird of Passage
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Ensemble
September Song
(lyrics by Maxwell Anderson)
Lotte Lenya and George Davis