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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:7405
as of September 14, 2014

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



Production Staff [Collapse]
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 and Pete Sanders; Dance Captain: Caitlin Carter and Luis Perez; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Cast
Joel Grey Amos Hart
James Naughton Billy Flynn
Bebe Neuwirth Velma Kelly
Ann Reinking Roxie Hart
Marcia Lewis Matron
D. Sabella Mary Sunshine
Michael Berresse Fred Casely
Jim Borstelmann Judge
Caitlin Carter Mona
Bruce Anthony Davis Doctor
Martin Harrison
Mamie Duncan-Gibbs Annie
Denise Faye Liz
Michael Kubala Sergeant Fogarty
Juror
Mary Ann Lamb June
John Mineo Bailiff
Court Clerk
Tina Paul Hunyak
Rocker Verastique Harry
David Warren-Gibson Aaron
Leigh Zimmerman Go-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 Asbury June
Jennifer Dunne Hunyak
Christopher Fitzgerald Billy Flynn
Anne Horak Mona
Adam Jepsen Bailiff
Court Clerk
"Tap Dance" specialty
R. Lowe Mary Sunshine
Melissa Rae Mahon Go-To-Hell-Kitty
Bianca Marroquin Roxie Hart
Brian O'Brien Fred Casely
Alfie Parker, Jr. Harry
Martin Harrison
Denny Paschall Aaron
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Stephanie Pope Annie
Jason Patrick Sands Doctor
Judge
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Nowadays" whistle
Michael Scirrotto Juror
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Dani Spieler Liz
Paul Vogt Amos Hart
Carol Woods Matron
Amra-Faye Wright Velma Kelly
Adam Zotovich Sergeant Fogarty
Swings: David Bushman, Sharon Moore and Brian Spitulnik
Understudies: Donna Marie Asbury (Matron, Velma Kelly), David Bushman ("Me and My Baby" specialty, Fred Casely), Anne Horak (Roxie Hart), Adam Jepsen ("Me and My Baby" specialty), J. Loeffelholz (Mary Sunshine), Melissa Rae Mahon (Roxie Hart), Sharon Moore (Matron), Brian O'Brien (Billy Flynn), Alfie Parker, Jr. ("Me and My Baby" specialty), Stephanie Pope (Velma Kelly), Jason Patrick Sands (Amos Hart, Billy Flynn, Fred Casely), Brian Spitulnik ("Me and My Baby" specialty, Fred Casely), Tonya Wathen (Roxie Hart) and Adam Zotovich (Amos Hart)
Theatre World
nominee 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 1Sung By
All That Jazz Velma Kelly and Company
Funny Honey Roxie Hart
Cell Block Tango Velma Kelly and the Girls
When You're Good To Mama Matron
Tap Dance Roxie Hart, Amos Hart and Boys
All I Care About Billy Flynn and Girls
A Little Bit of Good Mary Sunshine
We Both Reached For The Gun Billy Flynn, Roxie Hart, Mary Sunshine and Company
Roxie Roxie Hart and Boys
I Can't Do It Alone Velma Kelly
My Own Best Friend Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
ACT 2Sung By
Entr'acte The Band
I Know a Girl Velma Kelly
Me and My Baby Roxie Hart and Boys
Mister Cellophane Amos Hart
When Velma Takes the Stand Velma Kelly and Boys
Razzle Dazzle Billy Flynn and Company
Class Velma Kelly and Matron
Nowadays Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
Hot Honey Rag Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
Finale Company