Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, (8/17/2006 - 1/07/2007)

First Preview: Jul 29, 2006
Opening Date: Aug 17, 2006
Closing Date: Jan 07, 2007
Total Previews: 22
Total Performances: 165

Category: Musical, Comedy, Sketches, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)

Produced by Base Entertainment, Harbor Entertainment, Roy Furman and Jeffrey Sine; Produced in association with Lisa Lapan and Terry E. Schnuck; Associate Producer: Brown-Pinto Productions

Conceived by Martin Short and Scott Wittman; Music by Marc Shaiman; Music arranged by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman; Book by Martin Short and Daniel Goldfarb; Additional Material by Alan Zweibel; Music orchestrated by Larry Blank; Musical Director: Charlie Alterman; Additional Orchestrations: Peter Myers

Directed by Scott Wittman; Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director: Paul Dobie

Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Chris Lee; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Associate Costume Design: China Lee; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Prosthetics: Kevin Haney; Associate Lighting Design: Jason Jeunnette; Associate Sound Design: T. J. McEvoy

Executive Producer: Joanna Hagan and Bernie Brillstein; General Manager: Alan Wasser and Allan Williams; Company Manager: Penelope Daulton

Production Stage Manager: Bess Marie Glorioso; Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Stage Manager: Ana M. Garcia

Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Charlie Alterman; Associate Conductor: Craig Baldwin; Trumpet/Piccolo Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Brian Pareschi; Tenor Sax/Alto Sax/Clarinet/Flute: Eddie Salkin; Trombone/BassTrombone: Mike Christianson; Piano: Marc Shaiman; Keyboard: Charlie Alterman and Craig Baldwin; Drums: Rich Mercurio; Bass/Electric Bass: Dick Sarpola; Percussion: Ed Shea; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc.

Management Associate: Connie Yung, Thom Mitchell, Robert Nolan, Aaron Lustbader and Jake Hirzel; Flying effects provided by ZFX, Inc.

Casting: Telsey + Company; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations and Dennis Crowley; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Paul Kolnik

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Opening Night Cast

Martin Short
Brooks AshmanskasComedy All Star
Mary BirdsongComedy All Star
Capathia JenkinsComedy All Star
Nicole ParkerComedy All Star
(Jul 29, 2006 - Oct 01, 2006)
Marc ShaimanComedy All Star

Understudies: Jill Abramovitz (Comedy All Star), Charlie Alterman (Comedy All Star), Aisha de Haas (Comedy All Star) and Edward Staudenmayer (Comedy All Star)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2007 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Brooks Ashmanskas

Drama Desk Award

 2007 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Conceived by Martin Short

 2007 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Brooks Ashmanskas

 2007 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 

Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman

Theatre World

winner 2007 Award [recipient] 

Mary Birdsong

Songs

music by Marc Shaiman; lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

ACT 1 Sung By
Another Curtain Goes Up
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Nicole, Brooks, Mary, Capathia and Marc
All I Ask
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Three Gorgeous Kids
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Babies
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Nicole, Brooks, Mary and Martin
The Farmer's Daughter
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Mary
Sittin' on the Fence
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin and Mary
Don't Wanna Be Me
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Ba-Ba-Ba-Bu-Duh Broadway!
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Mary, Nicole and Brooks
Hello Boy!
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Step Brother de Jesus
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin, Mary, Nicole and Brooks
Married to Marty
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Nicole
The Triangle Song
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Sniff, Sniff
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin, Mary, Nicole and Brooks
Twelve Step Pappy
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Would Ya Like to Star in Our Show?
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Brooks, Nicole and Mary
I Came Just As Soon As I Heard
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
The Lights Have Dimmed on Broadway
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Nicole and Mary
Michael's Song
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Brooks
Heaven, Heaven
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Mary, Nicole, Brooks and Marc
Stop the Show
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Capathia, Mary, Nicole, Brooks and Martin
All I Ask (Reprise)
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Glass Half Full
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Martin
Another Curtain Comes Down
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Nicole, Mary, Brooks, Capathia, Marc and Martin

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

(8/17/2006 - 1/7/2007)

Cast

Nicole Parker
Comedy All Star (Dec 26, 2006 - ?)
Donna Vivino
Comedy All Star (Oct 3, 2006 - Dec 24, 2006)


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