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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 Peters Paula
Martin Short Elliot
Barry Bernal Cast of Richard III
Darlesia Cearcy Stage Manager
Cast of Richard III
Jamie Beth Chandler Cast of Richard III
Rick Crom Second Man at Theatre
Audience at Richard III
TV Stage Manager
Ricky Simpson Announcer
Dennis Daniels Cast of Richard III
Denise Faye Cast of Richard III
Susann Fletcher Donna
Ruth Gottschall Audience at Richard III
Mark's Mother
Sean Grant Audience at Richard III
Nancy Hess Cast of Richard III
John Christopher Jones Mark
Ricky Simpson
Mary Ann Lamb Woman at Theatre
Audience at Richard III
Joe Locarro Cast of Richard III
Rick Manning Cast of Richard III
Tammy Minoff Lucy
Lisa Molina Melanie
Cynthia Onrubia Jenna
Cast of Richard III
Larry Sousa First Man at Theatre
Audience at Richard III
Linda Talcott Cast of Richard III
Erin Torpey Cynthia
Scott Wise Billy
Cast of Richard III
Carol Woods Mrs. Crosby
Swings: Ned Hannah and Michele Pigliavento
Standbys: 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
nominee 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 1Sung By
This Is as Good as It Gets Paula and Lucy
No More Paula
A Beat Behind Paula, Billy and Ensemble
This Is as Good as It Gets (Reprise)Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
My Rules Elliot and Paula
Good News, Bad News Elliot, Paula and Lucy
Good News, Bad News (Reprise)Mrs. Crosby
Footsteps Paula and Lucy
How Can I Win? Paula
Richard Interred Elliot, Paula, Lucy, Mark, Mrs. Crosby, Donna and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
How Can I Win? (Reprise)Paula
Good News, Bad News (Reprise)Elliot
Too Good to Be Bad Paula, Donna and Jenna
2 Good 2 Be Bad Mrs. 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 Part Elliot
Jump for Joy Paula and Ensemble
What a Guy Paula
Finale Paula, Elliot and Lucy