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Falsettos   

 
John Golden Theatre, (4/29/1992 - 6/27/1993)
First Preview: Apr 08, 1992 Total Previews: 23
Opening Date: Apr 29, 1992    
Closing Date: Jun 27, 1993 Total Performances: 486

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Act I: 1979. Act II: 1981.
Comments: Originally produced off-Broadway as two separate shows. "March of the Falsettos" and "Falsettoland".



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with James Cushing, Maureen O'Sullivan Cushing, Masakazu Shibaoka and Broadway Pacific; Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
FALSETTOLAND was produced off-Broadway by Maurice Rosenfield, Lois F. Rosenfield and Steven Suskin
Music by William Finn; Lyrics by William Finn; Book by William Finn and James Lapine; Music arranged by Michael Starobin; Musical Director: Scott Frankel; Additional vocal arrangements by Alison Fraser
Directed by James Lapine
Scenic Design by Douglas Stein; Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward; Lighting Design by Frances Aronson; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Phyllis Della; Make-Up Design by Denise Spatarella
General Manager: Barbara Darwall; Company Manager: Kim Sellon
Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Supervisor: Craig Jacobs; Stage Manager: Karen Armstrong
Conducted by Scott Frankel; Associate Conductor: Ted Sperling; Piano: Scott Frankel; Synthesizer: Ted Sperling; Percussion: Greg Landis; Flute/Oboe/Clarinet/Alto Sax: Rick Heckman; Music Contractor: John Monaco; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman
Casting: Wendy Ettinger, Stuart Howard and Amy Schecter; Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group; Marketing Consultant: Dan Klores Associates, Inc. and Hayley Sumner; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.; Art by The Estate of Keith Haring; Photographer: Carol Rosegg and Martha Swope and Associates
Cast
Stephen BogardusWhizzer
Michael RupertMarvin
Chip ZienMendel
Carolee CarmelloCordelia
Jonathan KaplanJason
Andrew Harrison Leeds
at Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Jason
Alternate
Heather MacRaeCharlotte
Barbara WalshTrina
Understudies: Philip Hoffman (Marvin, Mendel) and John Ruess (Whizzer)
Theatre World
winner 1992 Award [recipient] 
  Jonathan Kaplan
Tony Award®
 1992 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler
winner 1992 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by William Finn and James Lapine
winner 1992 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by William Finn ;  Lyrics by William Finn
 1992 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Michael Rupert
 1992 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jonathan Kaplan
 1992 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Barbara Walsh
 1992 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  James Lapine
Drama Desk Award
 1992 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Barbara Walsh
 1992 Outstanding Revival [nominee] 
 Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler ;  Produced in association with James Cushing , Maureen O'Sullivan Cushing , Masakazu Shibaoka and Broadway Pacific
music by William Finn; lyrics by William Finn
ACT 1 Sung By
Four Jews in a Room BitchingWhizzer, Marvin, Jason and Mendel
A Tight Knit FamilyMarvin
Love is BlindMarvin, Jason, Whizzer, Mendel and Trina
Thrill of First LoveMarvin and Whizzer
Marvin at the Psychiatrist (A Three-Part Mini-Opera)Jason, Mendel, Whizzer and Marvin
Everyone Tells Jason to See a PsychiatristJason, Marvin, Trina and Whizzer
This Had Better Come to a StopMarvin, Whizzer, Jason, Trina and Mendel
I'm Breaking DownTrina
Jason's TherapyMendel, Trina, Whizzer, Marvin and Jason
A Marriage ProposalMendel, Trina and Jason
A Tight Knit Family (Reprise) Marvin and Mendel
Trina's SongTrina
March of the FalsettosMendel, Marvin, Jason and Whizzer
Trina's Song (Reprise) Trina
The Chess GameMarvin and Whizzer
Making a HomeMendel, Jason, Trina and Whizzer
The Games I PlayWhizzer
Marvin Goes CrazyMarvin, Mendel, Jason, Trina and Whizzer
I Never Wanted to Love YouMarvin, Mendel, Jason, Trina and Whizzer
Father to SonMarvin and Jason
ACT 2 Sung By
Welcome to FalsettolandCompany
The Year of the ChildCompany
Miracle of JudaismCompany
Sitting Watching Jason (Play Baseball)Company
A Day in FalsettolandCompany
Everyone Hates His ParentsMendel, Jason, Marvin and Trina
What More Can I SayMarvin and Whizzer
Something Bad Is HappeningCharlotte and Cordelia
Holding to the GroundTrina
Days Like This I Almost Believe in GodCompany
Cancelling the Bar MitzvahJason, Mendel and Trina
Unlikely LoversMarvin, Whizzer, Charlotte and Cordelia
Another Miracle of JudaismJason
You Gotta Die SometimeWhizzer
Jason's Bar MitzvahCompany
What Would I Do?Marvin and Whizzer