Lyceum Theatre, (5/27/1976 - 7/18/1976)

First Preview: May 15, 1976
Opening Date: May 27, 1976
Closing Date: Jul 18, 1976
Total Previews: 13
Total Performances: 61

Category: Musical, Mystery, Original, Broadway
Setting: Rancour's Retreat: a country estate in the English lake district. Late Spring, 1935.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)

Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein and John Mason Kirby

Originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)

Music by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach; Book by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach; Lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach; Additional music by Ed Linderman; Musical Director: Buster Davis; Music orchestrated by Peter M. Larson

Directed by Tony Tanner; Choreographed by Tony Tanner

Scenic Design by Richard Seger; Costume Design by Walter Watson and Clifford Capone; Lighting Design by Richard Winkler

General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss; Company Manager: Robert Frissell

Production Stage Manager: Robert V. Straus; Stage Manager: Marilyn Wilt

Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus; Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell

General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Press Representative: Cheryl Sue Dolby and Harriett Trachtenberg; Production Assistant: Pete Sanders; Dance Captain: Sal Mistretta; Advertising: Michael DeLuise and The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Ken Howard

Opening Night Cast

Tessie O'SheaMiss Tweed
Gary BeachNigel Rancour
Willard BeckhamGeoffrey
Gary GageCol. Gillweather
Barbara HeumanHope Langdon
Marc JordanFlint
Jack SchmidtDr. Grayburn
Liz SheridanLady Grace Manley-Prowe
Neva SmallLettie
Sel VitellaClive

Standby: Meg Bussert (Hope Langdon, Lettie), Bryan Hull (Clive, Col. Gillweather, Dr. Grayburn), Lu Leonard (Lady Grace Manley-Prowe, Miss Tweed) and Sal Mistretta (Geoffrey, Nigel Rancour)

Songs

ACT 1 Sung By
A Marvelous Weekend
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Company
Something's Afoot
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Company
Carry On
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Miss Tweed, Lady Grace Manley-Prowe, Lettie and Hope Langdon
I Don't Know Why I Trust You (But I Do)
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Hope Langdon and Geoffrey
The Man With the Ginger Mustache
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Lady Grace Manley-Prowe
Suspicious
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Company
ACT 2 Sung By
The Legal Heir
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Nigel Rancour
You Fell Out of the Sky
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Hope Langdon
Dinghy
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Flint and Lettie
I Owe It All
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Miss Tweed, Hope Langdon and Geoffrey
New Day
(music by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach and Ed Linderman; lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach )
Geoffrey, Hope Langdon and Choir
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