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Passion   

 
Plymouth Theatre , (5/09/1994 - 1/07/1995)
First Preview:Mar 24, 1994 Total Previews:52
Opening Date:May 09, 1994   
Closing Date:Jan 07, 1995 Total Performances:280

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Milan and a remote Italian military outpost, 1863.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Capital Cities / ABC Inc., Roger Berlind and Scott Rudin; Produced by arrangement with Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by James Lapine; Based on the film "Passione d'Amore" directed by Ettore Scola; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by James Lapine; Associate Director: Jane Comfort
Scenic Design by Adrianne Lobel; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Phyllis Della
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Nina Skriloff; Associate Co. Mgr: Elizabeth M. Blitzer
Production Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph; Technical Supervisor: Fred J. Gallo, Jr.
Conducted by Paul Gemignani; Associate Conductor: Nick Archer; Keyboard: Paul Ford
LCT Artistic Associate: Ira Weitzman; Casting: Wendy Ettinger; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht
Cast
Donna Murphy Fosca
Jere Shea Giorgio
Tom Aldredge Doctor Tambourri
Linda Balgord Fosca's Mother
George Dvorsky Private Augenti
Gregg Edelman Colonel Ricci
Cris Groenendaal Major Rizzolli
Juliet Lambert Mistress
Marin Mazzie Clara
Marcus Olson Sergeant Lombardi
William Parry Lieutenant Barri
Matthew Porretta Ludovic
Francis Ruivivar Lieutenant Torasso
John Leslie Wolfe Fosca's Father
Understudies: Linda Balgord (Fosca), Gibby Brand (Doctor Tambourri, Fosca's Father, Private Augenti, Sergeant Lombardi), George Dvorsky (Giorgio, Ludovic), Colleen Fitzpatrick (Clara, Fosca, Fosca's Mother, Mistress), Juliet Lambert (Clara), Frank Lombardi (Private Augenti), William Parry (Colonel Ricci), Matthew Porretta (Giorgio) and John Leslie Wolfe (Lieutenant Barri, Lieutenant Torasso, Major Rizzolli, Sergeant Lombardi)
Tony Award®
winner 1994 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Capital Cities / ABC Inc., Roger Berlind and Scott Rudin
winner 1994 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by James Lapine
winner 1994 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 1994 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jere Shea
winner 1994 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Donna Murphy
 1994 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Tom Aldredge
 1994 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Marin Mazzie
 1994 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Jane Greenwood
 1994 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Beverly Emmons
 1994 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
James Lapine
Drama Desk Award
winner 1994 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Capital Cities / ABC Inc., Roger Berlind and Scott Rudin
winner 1994 Outstanding Book [winner]
Book by James Lapine
 1994 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jere Shea
winner 1994 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Donna Murphy
 1994 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by James Lapine
winner 1994 Outstanding Orchestrations [winner]
Jonathan Tunick
winner 1994 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
winner 1994 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Stephen Sondheim
 1994 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Jane Greenwood
 1994 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Beverly Emmons
 1994 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by Adrianne Lobel
Theatre World
nominee 1994 Award [recipient]
Jere Shea
Happiness Clara and Giorgio
First Letter Clara, Giorgio, Doctor Tambourri and Colonel Ricci
Second Letter Clara and Giorgio
Third Letter Clara, Giorgio and Soldiers
Fourth Letter Clara and Giorgio
I Read Fosca
Transition Giorgio and Men
Garden Sequence Giorgio and Fosca
Transition Soldiers
Trio Fosca, Giorgio and Clara
Transition Attendants
Soldiers' Gossip Soldiers
I Wish I Could Forget You Fosca and Giorgio
Soldiers' Gossip Soldiers
Flashback Fosca, Colonel Ricci, Fosca's Mother, Fosca's Father, Ludovic and Mistress
Sunrise Letter Clara and Giorgio
Is This What You Call Love? Giorgio
Soldiers' Gossip Soldiers
Transition Major Rizzolli
Forty Days Clara
Loving You Fosca
Transition Woman and Man
Soldiers' Gossip Soldiers
Letter from Clara Clara
Christmas Carol (in Italian) Lieutenant Torasso
Farewell Letter Clara and Giorgio
No One Has Ever Loved Me Giorgio and Fosca
Finale Company