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St. James Theatre , (4/25/1991 - 1/03/1993)
First Preview:Apr 05, 1991 Total Previews:23
Opening Date:Apr 25, 1991   
Closing Date:Jan 03, 1993 Total Performances:709

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Colonial India, 1906. Misselthwaite Manor, North Yorkshire, England, 1906.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Heidi Landesman, Rick Steiner, Frederic H. Mayerson, Elizabeth Williams, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner); Senior Associate Producer: Greg C. Mosher; Associate Producer: Rhoda Mayerson, Playhouse Square Center, Wendell Cherry, Dorothy Cherry, Margo Lion and 126 Second Avenue Corporation
Originally produced by Virginia Stage Company (Charles Towers, Artistic Director; Carl Muler, Managing Director)
Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Marsha Norman; Music by Lucy Simon; Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett; Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn; Musical Director: Michael Kosarin; Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin; Dance arrangements by Jeanine Levenson
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro; Make-Up Design by Robert DiNiro
General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Sandy Carlson
Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Stage Manager: Francis Lombardi and Maximo Torres
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Michael Kosarin; Associate Conductor: Jeanine Levenson; Keyboard: Jeanine Levenson; Bass: Jeffrey Carney; Guitar: Kevin Kuhn; Hammered Dulcimer: Steve Schneider; Harp: Susan Jolles; Percussion: James Saporito; Trumpet: Neil Balm; Trombone: Matt Finders; French Horn: Kaitilin Mahoney, Katharine Dennis and Leise Anschuetz Paer; Woodwinds: Keith Underwood, Andrew Sterman, Vicki Bodner and Don McGeen; Concert Master: Dale Stuckenbruck; Violins: Cecelia Hobbs Gardner, Ann Labin, Jean "Rudy" Perrault, Evan Johnson and Yong Tae Kim; Viola: Julien Barber; Cello: Mark Shuman and Maria Kitsopoulous
Casting: Wendy Ettinger; Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Grey Entertainment & Media; Advertising Art and Graphics by Doug Johnson; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer
Cast
John Babcock Colin
Michael DeVries Captain Albert Lennox
Mary's father
Teresa De Zarn Jane
Frank Di Pasquale William
Daisy Eagan Mary Lennox
Alison Fraser Martha
a chambermaid
Betsy Friday Betsy
Paul Jackel Lieutenant Ian Shaw
Nancy Johnston Alice
Rose's friend
Mrs. Winthrop
the headmistress
Rebecca Judd Claire
Major Holmes' wife
Rebecca Luker Lily
Kimberly Mahon
Wed mats. and Thurs. eves
Mary Lennox Alternate
Peter Marinos Fakir
John Cameron Mitchell Dickon
Martha's brother
Mandy Patinkin Archibald Craven
Mary's uncle
Patricia Phillips Ayah
Barbara Rosenblat Mrs. Medlock
the housekeeper
Peter Samuel Major Holmes
Drew Taylor Lieutenant Peter Wright
Alec Timerman Timothy
Tom Toner Ben
the gardener
Kay Walbye Rose
Mary's mother
Robert Westenberg Dr. Neville Craven
Archibald Craven's brother
Swings: Kevin Ligon, Bill Nolte, Jane Seaman and Jennifer Smith
Standby: Greg Zerkle (Archibald Craven)
Understudies: Joel E. Chaiken (Colin), Michael DeVries (Archibald Craven, Dr. Neville Craven), Teresa De Zarn (Lily, Rose), Frank Di Pasquale (Lieutenant Peter Wright, Major Holmes), Betsy Friday (Alice, Claire, Martha, Rose), Paul Jackel (Captain Albert Lennox, Dr. Neville Craven), Nancy Johnston (Lily), Rebecca Judd (Ayah, Mrs. Medlock, Mrs. Winthrop), Melody Kay (Mary Lennox), Kevin Ligon (Dickon, Fakir, Lieutenant Ian Shaw), Bill Nolte (Ben, Lieutenant Peter Wright, Major Holmes), Peter Samuel (Archibald Craven), Jane Seaman (Claire, Mrs. Medlock), Jennifer Smith (Alice, Ayah, Martha, Mrs. Winthrop), Drew Taylor (Ben), Alec Timerman (Dickon, Fakir, Lieutenant Ian Shaw) and Greg Zerkle (Captain Albert Lennox)
Tony Award®
 1991 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Heidi Landesman, Rick Steiner, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner)
winner 1991 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Marsha Norman
 1991 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Lucy Simon; Lyrics by Marsha Norman
winner 1991 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Daisy Eagan
 1991 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Alison Fraser
winner 1991 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Heidi Landesman
 1991 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Theoni V. Aldredge
Drama Desk Award
 1991 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Heidi Landesman, Rick Steiner, Frederic H. Mayerson, Elizabeth Williams, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner)
winner 1991 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Marsha Norman
 1991 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Mandy Patinkin
 1991 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Daisy Eagan
 1991 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
John Cameron Mitchell
 1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Alison Fraser
 1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Rebecca Luker
 1991 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Michael Lichtefeld
 1991 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Susan H. Schulman
winner 1991 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
 1991 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by Marsha Norman
 1991 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Lucy Simon
 1991 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Tharon Musser
winner 1991 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Heidi Landesman
music by Lucy Simon; lyrics by Marsha Norman
ACT 1Sung By
Opening Dream Lily, Fakir, Mary Lennox and Company
There's a Girl Company
The House Upon the Hill Company
I Heard Someone Crying Mary Lennox, Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle), Lily and Company
A Fine White Horse Martha (a chambermaid)
A Girl in the Valley Lily, Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle) and Dancers
It's a Maze Ben (the gardener), Mary Lennox and Dickon (Martha's brother)
Winter's on the Wing Dickon (Martha's brother)
Show Me the Key Mary Lennox and Dickon (Martha's brother)
A Bit of Earth Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle)
Storm I Company
Lily's Eyes Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle) and Dr. Neville Craven (Archibald Craven's brother)
Storm II Mary Lennox and Company
Round-Shouldered Man Colin
Final Storm Company
ACT 2Sung By
The Girl I Mean to Be Mary Lennox and Company
Quartet Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle), Dr. Neville Craven (Archibald Craven's brother), Rose (Mary's mother) and Lily
Race You to the Top of the Morning Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle)
Wick Dickon (Martha's brother) and Mary Lennox
Come to My Garden Lily and Colin
Come Spirit, Come Charm Mary Lennox, Martha (a chambermaid), Dickon (Martha's brother), Fakir, Ayah, Lily and Company
A Bit of Earth (Reprise)Lily, Rose (Mary's mother) and Captain Albert Lennox (Mary's father)
Disappear Dr. Neville Craven (Archibald Craven's brother)
Hold On Martha (a chambermaid)
Letter Song Mary Lennox and Martha (a chambermaid)
Where in the World Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle)
How Could I Ever Know Lily and Archibald Craven (Mary's uncle)
Finale Company