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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown   

Belasco Theatre, (11/04/2010 - 1/02/2011)
First Preview: Oct 08, 2010 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Nov 04, 2010    
Closing Date: Jan 02, 2011 Total Performances: 69

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Madrid, 1987

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Musical Theater Associate Producer: Ira Weitzman; Produced in association with Bob Boyett
Book by Jeffrey Lane; Music by David Yazbek; Lyrics by David Yazbek; Based on the film "Women on the Verge..." by Pedro Almodóvar; Musical Director: James Abbott; Music orchestrated by Simon Hale; Additional Orchestrations by James Abbott and David Yazbek
Directed by Bartlett Sher; Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director: Sarna Lapine; Associate Choreographer: Lou Castro
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Dick Page; Projection Design by Sven Ortel; Ariel Design by The Sky Box; Associate Scenic Design: Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams; Associate Lighting Design: Jennifer Schriever; Associate Sound Design: Drew Levy; Associate Projection Design: S. Katy Tucker; Assistant Costume Design: David Newell; Assistant Lighting Design: Benjamin C. Travis
LCT General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Matthew Markoff; Associate Co. Mgr: Josh Lowenthal
Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Rolt Smith; 1st Assistant Stage Manager: Andrea O. Saraffian; 2nd Assistant Stage Manager: Jennifer Rae Moore; Technical Supervisor: Patrick Merryman and William Nagle
Conducted by Jim Abbott; Associate Conductor: Marco Paguia; Drums: Dean Sharenow; Bass: Brian Hamm; Guitar: Erik Della Penna; Keyboard 1: Marco Paguia; Keyboard 2: James Abbott; Percussion: Javier Diaz; Trumpet: CJ Camerieri; Trombone: Tim Albright; French Horn: R.J. Kelley; Reed 1: Todd Groves; Reed 2: Dan Willis; Reed 3: Alden C. Banta; Violin 1/Concertmaster: Lori Miller; Violin 2: Entcho Todorov; Viola: Jonathan Dinklage; Cello: Anik Oulianine; Musical Coordinator: Dean Sharenow; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Copyist: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Emily Grishman, Katharine Edmonds
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh; Belasco Theatre Property Person: Laura Koch
Dance Captain: John Carroll; Assistant Dance Captain: Samantha Shafer; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Casting: Telsey + Company; General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; LCT Director of Marking: Linda Mason Ross; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Video Services: Fresh Produce Productions; Videographer: Frank Basile
Sherie Rene ScottPepa
Patti LuPoneLucia
Brian Stokes MitchellIvan
Julio AgustinAmbite
De'Adre AzizaPaulina
Laura BenantiCandela
Danny BursteinTaxi Driver
Alma CuervoWoman in Cinema
Ivan's Concierge
Magistrate 2
Justin GuariniCarlos
Murphy GuyerHector
TV Husband
Chief Inspector
Nina LafargaWoman at Train
Nikka Graff LanzaroneMarisa
Yanira MarinEnsemble
Sean McCourtMan in Cinema
Vivian NixonEnsemble
Mary Beth PeilPepa's Concierge
TV and Radio Announcer
Luis SalgadoMalik
Jennifer SanchezCristina
Phillip SpaethEnsemble
Matthew SteffensEnsemble
Charlie SuttonMan at Train
Telephone Repairman
Swings: John Carroll, Rachel Bay Jones, John Schiappa and Samantha Shafer
Understudies: Julio Agustin (Malik), De'Adre Aziza (Pepa), John Carroll (Malik, Man at Train, Telephone Repairman), Alma Cuervo (Lucia, Pepa's Concierge), Rachel Bay Jones (Ivan's Concierge, Lucia, Magistrate 2, Pepa's Concierge, Woman in Cinema), Nina Lafarga (Marisa, Paulina), Yanira Marin (Ana, Cristina, Marisa), Sean McCourt (Chief Inspector, Ivan, Taxi Driver), Vivian Nixon (Candela, Paulina), Luis Salgado (Ambite, Detective), Jennifer Sanchez (Candela), John Schiappa (Chief Inspector, Doctor, Hector, Ivan, Magistrate, Man in Cinema, Taxi Driver), Samantha Shafer (Ana, Cristina, Pepa, Woman at Train), Phillip Spaeth (Carlos, Telephone Repairman), Matthew Steffens (Ambite) and Charlie Sutton (Carlos, Detective)
Tony Award®
 2011 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee] 
 Lyrics by David Yazbek ;  Music by David Yazbek
 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 
  Patti LuPone
 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 
  Laura Benanti
Drama Desk Award
 2011 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Sherie Rene Scott
 2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Brian Stokes Mitchell
winner 2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Laura Benanti
 2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Patti LuPone
 2011 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  James Abbott
 2011 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Simon Hale
 2011 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  David Yazbek
 2011 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by David Yazbek
music by David Yazbek; lyrics by David Yazbek
ACT 1 Sung By
My Crazy HeartThe Women
Lie to MePepa and Ivan
LovesickPepa and Ensemble
Time Stood StillLucia
My Crazy Heart (Reprise) Taxi Driver, Carlos, Marisa and Ensemble
Model BehaviorCandela
The MicrophoneIvan and Carlos
On the VergeLucia, Pepa, Candela, Marisa and the Women
ACT 2 Sung By
MadridTaxi Driver
Mother's DayPepa
Yesterday, Tomorrow and TodayIvan
TangledTaxi Driver, Carlos, Candela, Ivan, Pepa, Paulina, Ana and Ambite
Island (Reprise) Pepa, Candela and Carlos
Marisa/The ChaseMarisa and Ensemble
Lie to Me (Reprise) Ivan
Shoes from HeavenThe Women