Palace Theatre, (6/14/1976 - 7/03/1976)

Opening Date: Jun 14, 1976
Closing Date: Jul 03, 1976
Total Performances: 16

Category: Special, Concert, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander

Produced by Danny O'Donovan; Presented by Sagittarius Entertainment and Danny O'Donovan

Musical Director: Gil Askey; Special material by Billy Goldenberg and Bill Dyer; Additional material by Bruce Vilanch

Directed by Joe Layton

Lighting Design by John Gleason; Sound Consultant: Trevor Jordan

General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: David Wyler

Stage Manager: Michael Coyte

Personal Press Representative for Miss Ross: Lee Solters and Sheldon Roskin; General Press Representative: Solters & Roskin, Inc.; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Matthew Serino

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Opening Night Cast

Diana RossPerformer
Hayward ColemanA Mime
Stewart FischerA Mime
Brenda Elaine JonesPerformer ("The Jones Girls")
Shirley Yuvonne JonesPerformer ("The Jones Girls")
Valerie Denise JonesPerformer ("The Jones Girls")
Don MacLeodA Mime

Songs



ACT 1
Here I Am
(music by Burt Bacharach; lyrics by Hal David )
I Wouldn't Change a Thing
(music by Burt Bacharach; lyrics by Hal David )
The Lady Is a Tramp (from BABES IN ARMS)
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart )
Touch Me in the Morning
(music by Ron Miller and Michael Masser; lyrics by Ron Miller and Michael Masser )
One Love in My Lifetime
(music by Larry Brown, Theresa McFaddin and Leonard Perry; lyrics by Larry Brown, Theresa McFaddin and Leonard Perry )
Smile (Theme from film MODERN TIMES)
(music by Charles Chaplin; lyrics by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons )
Love Hangover
(music by Pam Sawyer and Marilyn McLeod; lyrics by Pam Sawyer and Marilyn McLeod )
Girls
(music by John Phillips; lyrics by John Phillips )
Everybody's Got 'Em (Medley from "THE POINT")
(music by Harry Nilsson; lyrics by Harry Nilsson )
Me and My Arrow (Medley from "THE POINT")
(music by Harry Nilsson; lyrics by Harry Nilsson )
Lifeline (Medley from "THE POINT")
(music by Harry Nilsson; lyrics by Harry Nilsson )
Lady Sings the Blues (used in the film of the same name)
(music by Billie Holiday and Herbie Nichols; lyrics by Billie Holiday and Herbie Nichols )
'Tain't Nobody's Bizness
(music by Porter Grainger, Clarence Williams and Graham Prince; lyrics by Porter Grainger, Clarence Williams and Graham Prince )
(Aux Iles) Hawaii
(music by Pascal Bastia and Jean Bastia; lyrics by Pascal Bastia and Jean Bastia )
Stormy Weather (from COTTON CLUB PARADE, 22nd edition, 1933)
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Ted Koehler )
(I Need a Little) Sugar in My Bowl
(music by C. Williams, D. Small and T. Brymn; lyrics by C. Williams, D. Small and T. Brymn )
My Man (from ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1921)
(music by Maurice Yvain; lyrics by Channing Pollock )
ACT 2
Play Me The Music (The Music and the Mirror) (Medley from A CHORUS LINE)
(music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by Edward Kleban )
What I Did for Love (Medley from A CHORUS LINE)
(music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by Edward Kleban )
T & A (Dance: Ten, Looks: Three) (Medley from A CHORUS LINE)
(music by Marvin Hamlisch; lyrics by Edward Kleban )
Theme from "Mahagony" (Do You Know Where You're Going To?)
(music by Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin; lyrics by Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin )
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson )
Reach Out and Touch
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson )
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