Edison Theatre, (9/24/1976 - 8/06/1989)

Opening Date: Sep 24, 1976
Closing Date: Aug 06, 1989
Total Performances: 5959

Category: Musical, Revue, Revival, Broadway
Comments: Played in rep with Me and Bessie from 09/24/1976 to 12/5/1976

Opening Night Production Staff

Edison Theatre under the direction of Norman Kean

Produced by Hillard Elkins, Norman Kean and Robert S. Fishko

This production played 23 weeks at The Coconut Grove Playhouse (Arnold Mittelman, Producing Artistic Director)

Devised by Kenneth Tynan; Contributions by Jules Feiffer, Dan Greenburg, Lenore Kandel, John Lennon, Jacques Levy, Leonard Melfi, David Newman, Robert Benton, Sam Shepard, Clovis Trouille, Kenneth Tynan and Sherman Yellen; Music and lyrics: Robert Dennis, Peter Schickele and Stanley Walden; Additional music and lyrics: Stanley Walden and Jacques Levy; Musical Director: Stanley Walden

Conceived by Jacques Levy; Directed by Jacques Levy; Choreographed by Margo Sappington

Scenic Design by James Tilton; Lighting Design by Harry Silverglat; Costume Design by Kenneth M. Yount; Sound Design by Sander Hacker; Projected Media Design: Gardner Compton

General Manager: Norman Kean; Company Manager: James Fiore

Production Stage Manager: David Rubinstein; Production Manager: Sam Stickler; Technical Supervisor: Jim Bryne

Conducted by Michael Tschudin

Costume design supervised by James Tilton; Assistant to the Director: Nancy Tribush; Lighting Supervisor: William H. Batchelder; General Press Representative: Les Schecter Associates; Press Associate: Herb Striesfield; Casting: Feuer & Ritzer; Advertising: Michael DeLuise and The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: David Vance; Promotions: Sy Presten

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Opening Night Cast

Haru AkiPerformer
Jean AndalmanPerformer
Dorothy ChanskyPerformer
Cress DarwinPerformer
John HammilPerformer
William KnightPerformer
Cy MoorePerformer
Pamela PilkentonPerformer

Understudies: Bill Bass (Performer) and Peggy Jean Waller (Performer)

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Edison Theatre

(9/24/1976 - 8/6/1989)
Production Supervised by Ron Nash; Assistant Choreographer: Cheryl Hartley.

Scenic Design by Harry Silverglat Darrow.

General Manager: Doris J. Buberl; Company Manager: Doris J. Buberl; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Tobias Beckwith; Executive Producer: Maria Di Dia.

Stage Manager: Ron Nash, Maria Di Dia.

Live Action Film by Ron Merk; Conducted by Norman Bergen, Ronnie Lawson.

Dance Captain: Ron Nash; Photographer: Martha Swope, Kenn Duncan; Production Associate: Karen Nagle.

Cast

Scott Baker
Performer
Deborah Bauers
Performer
Nannette Bevelander
Performer
Jacqueline Carol
Performer
Jerry Clark
Performer
Michael A. Clarke
Performer
Samuel D. Cohen
Performer
Danielle P. Connell
Performer
Richert Easley
Broadway debut
Performer
Jacqueline Fay
Performer
Amy Fortgang
Performer
Charles E. Gerber
Performer
Philip Gibson
Performer
Robert Golden
Performer
Terry Hamilton
Performer
Cheryl Hartley
Performer
David Heisey
Broadway debut
Performer
Mary Hendrickson
Performer
Jodi Johnson
Performer
Mary Kilpatrick
Performer
Charles Klausmeyer
Performer
Peter J. Lanigan
Performer
Tom Lantzy
Performer
Katherine Liepe
Performer
Nick Mangano
Performer
Gary Meitrott
Broadway debut
Performer
William Mesnik
Broadway Debut
Performer (circa. Feb 1979 - circa. Aug 1979)
Katherine Miller
Performer
Coline Morse
Performer
James E. Mosiej
Performer
Ann Neville
Performer
Billy Padgett
Performer
Vivian Paxton
Performer
Lee Ramey
Performer
Julie Ridge
Broadway debut
Performer
Deborah Robertson
Performer
Louis Silvers
Performer
William Thomas
Performer
September Thorp
Performer
Norman Weiler
Performer
William Wright
Performer


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