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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 Bogardus Whizzer
Michael Rupert Marvin
Chip Zien Mendel
Carolee Carmello Cordelia
Jonathan Kaplan Jason
Andrew Harrison Leeds
at Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Jason Alternate
Heather MacRae Charlotte
Barbara Walsh Trina
Understudies: Philip Hoffman (Marvin, Mendel) and John Ruess (Whizzer)
Theatre World
nominee 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 1Sung By
Four Jews in a Room Bitching Whizzer, Marvin, Jason and Mendel
A Tight Knit Family Marvin
Love is Blind Marvin, Jason, Whizzer, Mendel and Trina
Thrill of First Love Marvin and Whizzer
Marvin at the Psychiatrist (A Three-Part Mini-Opera) Jason, Mendel, Whizzer and Marvin
Everyone Tells Jason to See a Psychiatrist Jason, Marvin, Trina and Whizzer
This Had Better Come to a Stop Marvin, Whizzer, Jason, Trina and Mendel
I'm Breaking Down Trina
Jason's Therapy Mendel, Trina, Whizzer, Marvin and Jason
A Marriage Proposal Mendel, Trina and Jason
A Tight Knit Family (Reprise)Marvin and Mendel
Trina's Song Trina
March of the Falsettos Mendel, Marvin, Jason and Whizzer
Trina's Song (Reprise)Trina
The Chess Game Marvin and Whizzer
Making a Home Mendel, Jason, Trina and Whizzer
The Games I Play Whizzer
Marvin Goes Crazy Marvin, Mendel, Jason, Trina and Whizzer
I Never Wanted to Love You Marvin, Mendel, Jason, Trina and Whizzer
Father to Son Marvin and Jason
ACT 2Sung By
Welcome to Falsettoland Company
The Year of the Child Company
Miracle of Judaism Company
Sitting Watching Jason (Play Baseball) Company
A Day in Falsettoland Company
Everyone Hates His Parents Mendel, Jason, Marvin and Trina
What More Can I Say Marvin and Whizzer
Something Bad Is Happening Charlotte and Cordelia
Holding to the Ground Trina
Days Like This I Almost Believe in God Company
Cancelling the Bar Mitzvah Jason, Mendel and Trina
Unlikely Lovers Marvin, Whizzer, Charlotte and Cordelia
Another Miracle of Judaism Jason
You Gotta Die Sometime Whizzer
Jason's Bar Mitzvah Company
What Would I Do? Marvin and Whizzer