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The Goodbye Girl   

Marquis Theatre, (3/04/1993 - 8/15/1993)
First Preview: Feb 13, 1993 Total Previews: 23
Opening Date: Mar 04, 1993    
Closing Date: Aug 15, 1993 Total Performances: 188

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Paula's apartment, New York City.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre under the direction of James M. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Harry J. Nederlander, Marvin I. Danto and Jesse Philips; Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President)
Produced by Office Two-One, Inc., Gladys Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander, Richard M. Kagan and Emanuel Azenberg; Associate Producer: Kaede Seville
Book by Neil Simon; Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by David Zippel; Musical Director: Jack Everly; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers and Torrie Zito; Dance arrangements by Mark Hummel
Directed by Michael Kidd; Musical staging by Graciela Daniele; Assistant Choreographer: Willie Rosario
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Associate Scenic Design: Peter Eastman; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Associate Lighting Design: Marilyn Rennagel; Sound Design by Tom Clark
General Manager: Leonard Soloway; Company Manager: Dana Sherman; Associate Co. Mgr: Sammy Ledbetter
Production Supervisor: Peter Lawrence; Technical Supervisor: Peter Feller, Sr. and Arthur Siccardi; Stage Manager: Thomas A. Bartlett
Conducted by Jack Everly; Concert Master: Ron Oakland; Reeds: Albert Regni, Edward Zuhlke, Bob Keller and John Winder; Trumpet: Bob Millikan, Danny Cahn and Darryl Shaw; Trombone: Keith O'Quinn; Bass Trombone: George Flynn; French Horn: John Clark; Drums: Michael Keller; Percussion: Jim Saporito; Keyboards: Lee Musiker and Myles Chase; Violin: Ron Oakland, Janet Hill, Claudia Hafer-Tondi and Deborah Wong; Cello: Alvin McCall, Mark Shuman and Ellen Westerman; Bass: Bill Sloat; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Harp: Lise Nadeau
Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Dance Captain: Cynthia Onrubia; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Bernadette PetersPaula
Martin ShortElliot
Barry BernalCast of Richard III
Darlesia CearcyStage Manager
Cast of Richard III
Jamie Beth ChandlerCast of Richard III
Rick CromSecond Man at Theatre
Audience at Richard III
TV Stage Manager
Ricky Simpson Announcer
Dennis DanielsCast of Richard III
Denise FayeCast of Richard III
Susann FletcherDonna
Ruth GottschallAudience at Richard III
Mark's Mother
Sean GrantAudience at Richard III
Nancy HessCast of Richard III
John Christopher JonesMark
Ricky Simpson
Mary Ann LambWoman at Theatre
Audience at Richard III
Joe LocarroCast of Richard III
Rick ManningCast of Richard III
Tammy MinoffLucy
Lisa MolinaMelanie
Cynthia OnrubiaJenna
Cast of Richard III
Larry SousaFirst Man at Theatre
Audience at Richard III
Linda TalcottCast of Richard III
Erin TorpeyCynthia
Scott WiseBilly
Cast of Richard III
Carol WoodsMrs. Crosby
Swings: Ned Hannah and Michele Pigliavento
Standby: Betsy Joslyn (Paula) and Michael McGrath (Elliot)
Understudies: Ibijoke Akinola (Cynthia, Melanie), Darlesia Cearcy (Mrs. Crosby), Rick Crom (Elliot, Mark, Ricky Simpson), Ruth Gottschall (Donna), Nancy Hess (Paula), Lisa Molina (Lucy) and Erin Torpey (Lucy)
Tony Award®
 1993 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Office Two-One, Inc. , Gladys Nederlander , Stewart F. Lane , James M. Nederlander , Richard M. Kagan and Emanuel Azenberg
 1993 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Martin Short
 1993 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Bernadette Peters
 1993 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Graciela Daniele
 1993 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Michael Kidd
Theatre World
winner 1993 Award [recipient] 
  Martin Short
Drama Desk Award
 1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Martin Short
 1993 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by David Zippel
 1993 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Marvin Hamlisch
music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by David Zippel
ACT 1 Sung By
This Is as Good as It GetsPaula and Lucy
No MorePaula
A Beat BehindPaula, Billy and Ensemble
This Is as Good as It Gets (Reprise) Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
My RulesElliot and Paula
Good News, Bad NewsElliot, Paula and Lucy
Good News, Bad News (Reprise) Mrs. Crosby
FootstepsPaula and Lucy
How Can I Win?Paula
Richard InterredElliot, Paula, Lucy, Mark, Mrs. Crosby, Donna and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
How Can I Win? (Reprise) Paula
Good News, Bad News (Reprise) Elliot
Too Good to Be BadPaula, Donna and Jenna
2 Good 2 Be BadMrs. Crosby
Who Would've Thought?Paula, Elliot, Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
Paula (An Improvised Love Song)Elliot and Paula
Who Would've Thought? (Reprise) Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
I Can Play This PartElliot
Jump for JoyPaula and Ensemble
What a GuyPaula
FinalePaula, Elliot and Lucy