Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (4/10/2003 - 12/14/2003)

First Preview: Mar 21, 2003
Opening Date: Apr 10, 2003
Closing Date: Dec 14, 2003
Total Previews: 23
Total Performances: 283

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: A Venetian spa. The early '60s.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)

Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Book by Arthur Kopit; Music by Maury Yeston; Lyrics by Maury Yeston; Adapted from the Italian by Mario Fratti; Musical Director: Kevin Stites; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick

Directed by David Leveaux; Choreographed by Jonathan Butterell

Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Vicki Mortimer; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Naomi Donne; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Brian J. Bustos

Roundabout General Manager: Sydney Davolos; Company Manager: Barbara Crompton

Production Stage Manager: Arthur Gaffin; Stage Manager: Laurie Goldfeder; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers

Drums/Percussion: Billy Miller; Viola: Liuh-Wen Ting; Trumpet: Raymond Riccomini and Timothy Schadt; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Associate Conductor: Gregory Dlugos; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Conducted by Kevin Stites; Concert Master: Martin Agee; Violin: Martin Agee; Cello: Sarah Seiver; Bass: Brian Cassier; Flute: Brian Miller; Clarinet/Sax: Les Scott; Bassoon: Marc Goldberg; French Horn: Theresa MacDonnell; Trombone: Randy Andos; Keyboard: Gregory Dlugos; Harp: Barbara Biggers

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh; Aerials by Antigravity, Inc.

Roundabout Director of Artistic Development / Director of Casting: Jim Carnahan; Casting: Jeremy Rich; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Roundabout Director of Marketing: David B. Steffen; Dance Captain: Deidre Goodwin; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Special Promotions: Scott Walton; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Antonio BanderasGuido Contini
(Mar 21, 2003 - Oct 05, 2003)
Laura BenantiClaudia
(Mar 21, 2003 - Aug 31, 2003)
Jane KrakowskiCarla
(Mar 21, 2003 - Oct 05, 2003)
Mary Stuart MastersonLuisa Contini
Chita RiveraLiliane La Fleur
(Mar 21, 2003 - Oct 05, 2003)
Nell CampbellLina Darling
Deidre GoodwinOur Lady of the Spa
(Mar 21, 2003 - Jun 22, 2003)
Mary Beth PeilGuido's Mother
(Mar 21, 2003 - Oct 05, 2003)
Saundra SantiagoStephanie Necrophorus
Myra Lucretia TaylorSaraghina
Anthony ColangeloGuido at an early age
Alternate
Rachel deBenedetDiana
Rona FigueroaJuliette
Sara GettelfingerMaria
Kristin MarksAnnabella
Linda MuglestonOlga von Sturm
Elena ShaddowRenata
William UllrichGuido at an early age
Alternate
Kathy VoytkoSofia

Swings: Stephanie Bast and Jessica Leigh Brown

Standby: Paul Schoeffler (Guido Contini)

Understudies: Stephanie Bast (Annabella, Juliette, Maria, Renata), Jessica Leigh Brown (Diana, Olga von Sturm, Sofia), Nell Campbell (Liliane La Fleur), Rachel deBenedet (Guido's Mother), Rona Figueroa (Lina Darling), Sara Gettelfinger (Carla, Stephanie Necrophorus), Kristin Marks (Luisa Contini), Linda Mugleston (Luisa Contini, Saraghina), Elena Shaddow (Claudia) and Kathy Voytko (Our Lady of the Spa)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 2003 Best Revival of a Musical [winner] 

Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

 2003 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Antonio Banderas

winner 2003 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Jane Krakowski

 2003 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Mary Stuart Masterson

 2003 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Chita Rivera

 2003 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 

Brian MacDevitt

 2003 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

David Leveaux

 2003 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 

Jonathan Tunick

Drama Desk Award

winner 2003 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [winner] 

Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

winner 2003 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner] 

Antonio Banderas

winner 2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Jane Krakowski

 2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Mary Stuart Masterson

 2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Chita Rivera

 2003 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 

David Leveaux

Theatre World

winner 2003 Award [recipient] 

Antonio Banderas

winner 2003 Award [recipient] 

Mary Stuart Masterson

Songs

music by Maury Yeston; lyrics by Maury Yeston

ACT 1 Sung By
Overture Delle Donne (Spa Music, Not Since Chaplin)Company
Guido's SongGuido Contini
Coda di GuidoCompany
My Husband Makes MoviesCompany and Luisa Contini
A Call From the VaticanCarla
Only With YouGuido Contini
The ScriptGuido Contini
Folies BergeresCompany, Liliane La Fleur and Stephanie Necrophorus
NineCompany and Guido's Mother
Ti Voglio Bene/Be ItalianCompany, Guido at an early age and Saraghina
The Bells of St. SebastianCompany, Guido at an early age and Guido Contini
ACT 2 Sung By
A Man Like You/Unusual Way/DuetClaudia and Guido Contini
The Grand CanalCompany and Guido Contini
SimpleCarla
Be On Your OwnLuisa Contini
Waltz di Guido
I Can't Make This MovieGuido Contini
Getting TallGuido at an early age
My Husband Makes Movies (Reprise) Guido Contini

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Eugene O'Neill Theatre

(4/10/2003 - 12/14/2003)
Company Manager: Nichole Larson; Executive Producer: Sydney Davolos.

Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos; Associate Conductor: Matthew Sklar; Violin II: Conrad Harris.

Cast

Farah Alvin
Olga von Sturm
Christine Arand
Maria
Nikki Renée Daniels
Renata
Evan Daves
Guido at an early age Alternate
Sara Gettelfinger
Carla (Oct 7, 2003 - Dec 14, 2003)
Jacqueline Hendy
Our Lady of the Spa (Jun 24, 2003 - Dec 14, 2003)
Eartha Kitt
Liliane La Fleur (Oct 7, 2003 - Dec 14, 2003)
Rebecca Luker
Claudia (Sep 2, 2003 - Dec 14, 2003)
Daniel Manche
Guido at an early age Alternate
Marni Nixon
Guido's Mother (Oct 7, 2003 - Dec 14, 2003)
John Stamos
Guido Contini (Oct 7, 2003 - Dec 14, 2003)


Swings: Leslie Becker.

Understudies: Farah Alvin (Saraghina), Stephanie Bast (Claudia), Leslie Becker (Guido's Mother, Liliane La Fleur, Stephanie Necrophorus), Rachel deBenedet (Luisa Contini, Our Lady of the Spa), Rona Figueroa (Carla), Kristin Marks (Saraghina), Kathy Voytko (Claudia).


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