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A musical fable

 
St. James Theatre , (3/27/2008 - 1/11/2009)
First Preview:Mar 03, 2008 Total Previews:27
Opening Date:Mar 27, 2008   
Closing Date:Jan 11, 2009 Total Performances:332

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Various cities throughout the U.S. From the 1920s to the 1930s.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director; Jordan Roth: Vice President)
Produced by Roger Berlind, The R/F/B/V Group, Roy Furman, Debra Black, Ted Hartley, Roger Horchow, David Ian, Scott Rudin and Jack Viertel
Based on the 2007 production by New York City Center Encores! Summer Stars
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by John Kander; Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Musical Dir.: Jeffrey Harris
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Mr. Robbins's choreography reproduced by Bonnie Walker; Assistant Director: Isaac Klein
Scenic Design by James Youmans; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jerome Martin; Associate Costume Design: Martha Bromelmeier; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard; Associate Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta
General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and Laura Green; Company Manager: Sammy Ledbetter; Associate Co. Mgr: Townsend Teague
Production Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Technical Supervisor: Juniper Street Productions; Stage Manager: Gary Mickelson; First Assistant: Tom Capps
Conducted by Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Conductor: Jeffrey Harris; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds, Fritz Krakowski, Eric DeGioia and Dana Ianculovici; Viola: Crystal Garner and Sally Shumway; Cello: Peter Prosser and Vivian Israel; Bass: Brian Cassier; Alto sax, Clarinet, Piccolo, Flute: Edward Salkin and Adam Kolker; Tenor sax, Clarinet, Oboe, English horn: Dennis Anderson; Tenor sax, Flute, Bass clarinet, Clarinet: Ralph Olsen; Baritone sax, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Bassoon, Bass sax: John Winder; Trumpet: Tony Kadleck, James Delagarza and Kamau Adilifu; Trombone: Bruce Eidem and Wayne Goodman; Bass trombone: Robert Fournier; Harp: Susan Jolles; Keyboards: Jeffrey Harris; Drums: Paul Pizzuti; Percussion: Thad Wheeler; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Preparation: Anixter Rice Music Service; French Horn: Nancy Billmann
Casting: Jay Binder; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; General Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations and Ryan Ratelle; Dance Captain: Bill Bateman; Promotions/Marketing Broadway Print and Mail; Photographer: Paul Kolnik
Cast
Patti LuPone Rose
Laura Benanti Louise
Marilyn Caskey Electra
Alison Fraser Tessie Tura
Boyd Gaines Herbie
Leigh Ann Larkin
Broadway debut
June
Lenora Nemetz Mazeppa
Miss Cratchitt
Tony Yazbeck Tulsa
Beckley Andrews Betsy Ann
Bill Bateman Mr. Goldstone
Georgie
Bougeron-Cochon
Jim Bracchitta Uncle Jocko
Pastey
Nancy Renée Braun Edna Mae
Mindy Dougherty Geraldine
Kyrian Friedenberg Vladimir
Rich Boy
Sami Gayle Baby June
Sarah Marie Hicks Carol Ann
Steve Konopelski L.A.
Matthew Lobenhofer Charlie
Tap Dancer
Nicole Mangi Agnes
Katie Micha
performed the role of Baby June on opening night
Balloon Girl
Matty Price East St. Louis
Bill Raymond Pop
Cigar
Brian Reddy Weber
Phil
Andy Richardson Boy Scout
Emma Rowley Baby Louise
Jessica Rush Waitress
Renée
Alicia Sable Marjorie May
John James Scacchetti Kansas
Geo Seery Little Rock
Rider Quentin Stanton Hopalong
Pearce Wegener Driver
Yonkers
Swings: Matt Gibson and Lisa Rohinsky
Standbys: Bill Bateman (Cigar), Andrew Boyer (Cigar, Phil, Pop, Uncle Jocko, Weber), Jim Bracchitta (Herbie), Mindy Dougherty (Dainty June), Kyrian Friedenberg (Military Boy), Matt Gibson (Georgie, Kansas, L.A., Pastey, Yonkers), Katie Micha (Baby June, Baby Louise), Lenora Nemetz (Rose), Matty Price (Kansas, L.A., Yonkers), Lisa Rohinsky (Renée, Waitress), Jessica Rush (Louise, Miss Cratchitt), Alicia Sable (Agnes, Balloon Girl), John James Scacchetti (Bougeron-Cochon), Dorothy Stanley (Electra, Mazeppa, Miss Cratchitt, Tessie Tura), Rider Quentin Stanton (Newsboy) and Pearce Wegener (Pastey, Tulsa)
Tony Award®
 2008 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roger Berlind, The R/F/B/V Group, Roy Furman, Debra Black, Ted Hartley, Roger Horchow, David Ian, Scott Rudin and Jack Viertel
winner 2008 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patti LuPone
winner 2008 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Boyd Gaines
winner 2008 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Laura Benanti
 2008 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Arthur Laurents
 2008 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
 2008 Best Sound Design of a Musical [nominee]
Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier
Drama Desk Award
 2008 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roger Berlind, The R/F/B/V Group, Roy Furman, Debra Black, Ted Hartley, Roger Horchow, David Ian, Scott Rudin and Jack Viertel
winner 2008 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patti LuPone
winner 2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Boyd Gaines
winner 2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Laura Benanti
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1
Overture
May We Entertain You Baby June and Baby Louise
Some People Rose
Some People (Reprise)Rose
Small World Rose and Herbie
Baby June and Her Newsboys Baby June, Baby Louise and Newsboys
Have an Eggroll, Mr. Goldstone Rose, Herbie, June, Mr. Goldstone and Boys
Little Lamb Louise
You'll Never Get Away From Me Rose and Herbie
Dainty June and Her Farmboys Dainty June and Farmboys
If Momma Was Married Louise and June
All I Need Is the Girl Tulsa and Louise
Everything's Coming Up Roses Rose
ACT 2
Entr'acte
Madame Rose's Toreadorables Louise and Hollywood Blondes
Together, Wherever We Go Rose, Herbie and Louise
You Gotta Get a Gimmick Mazeppa, Electra and Tessie Tura
The Strip Louise
Rose's Turn Rose