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A Musical Vaudeville

 
Richard Rodgers Theatre, (11/14/1996 - 2/09/1997)
Shubert Theatre, (2/11/1997 - 1/26/2003)
Ambassador Theatre, (1/29/2003 - Present)
First Preview: Oct 23, 1996 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Nov 14, 1996    
Closing Date: Currently Running Total Performances: 7693
as of May 24, 2015

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Chicago, Illinois. The late 1920s.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman Emeritus; James L. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Kardana Productions and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.; Presented by special arrangement with American Play Company; Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Based on the presentation by City Center's Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert; Original production directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse and City Center's Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Musical Director: Rob Fisher; Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins; Original orchestrations by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Script adaptation by David Thompson
Directed by Walter Bobbie; Choreographed in the style of Bob Fosse by Ann Reinking; Original choreography for "Hot Honey Rag" by Bob Fosse; Assistant Director: Jonathan Bernstein; Assistant Choreographer: Debra McWaters
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair Design by Rolando Beauchamp; Assistant Scenic Design: Eric Renschler and Shelley Barclay; Assistant Costume Design: Lynn Bowling; Personal Assistant to Mr. Billington: Jon Kusner; Associate Lighting Design: John McKernon
General Manager: Darwall Associates and Maria Di Dia; Company Manager: Scott A. Moore
Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Stage Manager: Terrence J. Witter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Mindy Farbrother
Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Rob Fisher; Assistant Conductor: Jeffrey Saver; Woodwinds: Seymour "Red" Press, Kenneth Hitchcock and Richard Centalonza; Trumpet: John Frosk and Darryl Shaw; Trombone: Dave Bargeron and Bruce Bonvissuto; Piano: Leslie Stifelman; Piano / Accordion: Jeffrey Saver; Banjo: Jay Berliner; Bass / Tuba: Ronald Raffio; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds; Drums / Percussion: Ronald Zito; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc., Donald Oliver and Evan Morris
Casting Director: Jay Binder; Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group; Dance Captain: Caitlin Carter and Luis Perez; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.
Cast
Joel GreyAmos Hart
James NaughtonBilly Flynn
Bebe NeuwirthVelma Kelly
Ann ReinkingRoxie Hart
Marcia LewisMatron
D. SabellaMary Sunshine
Michael BerresseFred Casely
Jim BorstelmannJudge
Caitlin CarterMona
Bruce Anthony DavisDoctor
Martin Harrison
Mamie Duncan-GibbsAnnie
Denise FayeLiz
Michael KubalaSergeant Fogarty
Juror
Mary Ann LambJune
John MineoBailiff
Court Clerk
Tina PaulHunyak
Rocker VerastiqueHarry
David Warren-GibsonAaron
Leigh ZimmermanGo-To-Hell-Kitty
Swings: Mindy Cooper and Luis Perez
Standby: Nancy Hess (Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly)
Understudies: Michael Berresse (Billy Flynn), Mamie Duncan-Gibbs (Matron), J. Loeffelholtz (Mary Sunshine) and John Mineo (Amos Hart)
Cast
Donna Marie AsburyJune
Eddie BennettSergeant Fogarty
Raymond BokhourAmos Hart
Nicole BridgewaterLiz
Kelcy Ann GriffinAnnie
Adam JepsenBailiff
Court Clerk
"Tap Dance" specialty
R. LoweMary Sunshine
Peter NelsonHarry
Martin Harrison
Brandy Norwood
Broadway debut
Roxie Hart
Brian O'BrienFred Casely
Denny PaschallAaron
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Angel RedaMona
Jason Patrick SandsDoctor
Judge
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Nowadays" whistle
Michael ScirrottoJuror
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Lara Seibert YoungGo-To-Hell-Kitty
Tonya WathenHunyak
NaTasha Yvette WilliamsMatron
Amra-Faye WrightVelma Kelly
Swings: David Bushman, Jennifer Dunne, Sharon Moore and Brian Spitulnik
Understudies: Donna Marie Asbury (Matron, Velma Kelly), David Bushman ("Me and My Baby" specialty, Fred Casely), Kelcy Ann Griffin (Velma Kelly), Adam Jepsen ("Me and My Baby" specialty), J. Loeffelholz (Mary Sunshine), Sharon Moore (Matron), Peter Nelson ("Me and My Baby" specialty), Brian O'Brien (Billy Flynn), Denny Paschall (Amos Hart), Angel Reda (Roxie Hart), Jason Patrick Sands (Amos Hart, Billy Flynn), Lara Seibert Young (Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly), Brian Spitulnik ("Me and My Baby" specialty, Fred Casely) and Tonya Wathen (Roxie Hart),
Theatre World
winner 1999 Award [recipient] 
  Ute Lemper
Tony Award®
winner 1997 Best Revival of a Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler ;  Produced in association with Kardana Productions
winner 1997 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  James Naughton
winner 1997 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Bebe Neuwirth
 1997 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Marcia Lewis
 1997 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  William Ivey Long
winner 1997 Best Lighting Design [winner] 
  Ken Billington
winner 1997 Best Choreography [winner] 
  Ann Reinking
winner 1997 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 
  Walter Bobbie
Drama Desk Award
winner 1997 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [winner] 
 Produced in association with Kardana Productions ;  Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler
 1997 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  James Naughton
winner 1997 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Bebe Neuwirth
winner 1997 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Joel Grey
 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Marcia Lewis
winner 1997 Outstanding Choreography [winner] 
  Ann Reinking
winner 1997 Outstanding Direction of a Musical [winner] 
  Walter Bobbie
winner 1997 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner] 
  Ken Billington
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
ACT 1 Sung By
All That JazzVelma Kelly and Company
Funny HoneyRoxie Hart
Cell Block TangoVelma Kelly and the Girls
When You're Good To MamaMatron
Tap DanceRoxie Hart, Amos Hart and Boys
All I Care AboutBilly Flynn and Girls
A Little Bit of GoodMary Sunshine
We Both Reached For The GunBilly Flynn, Roxie Hart, Mary Sunshine and Company
RoxieRoxie Hart and Boys
I Can't Do It AloneVelma Kelly
My Own Best FriendRoxie Hart and Velma Kelly
ACT 2 Sung By
Entr'acteThe Band
I Know a GirlVelma Kelly
Me and My BabyRoxie Hart and Boys
Mister CellophaneAmos Hart
When Velma Takes the StandVelma Kelly and Boys
Razzle DazzleBilly Flynn and Company
ClassVelma Kelly and Matron
NowadaysRoxie Hart and Velma Kelly
Hot Honey RagRoxie Hart and Velma Kelly
FinaleCompany