Marquis Theatre, (10/25/1995 - 7/27/1997)

First Preview: Oct 03, 1995
Opening Date: Oct 25, 1995
Closing Date: Jul 27, 1997
Total Previews: 25
Total Performances: 734

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Paris and Chicago.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President)

Produced by Blake Edwards, Tony Adams, John Scher, Endemol Theatre Productions, Inc., Polygram Broadway Ventures, Edwards - Adams Theatrical, Inc. and Metropolitan Theatrical Entertainment, Inc.; Co - Producer: Jeff Rowland; Associate Producer: Joop Van Den Ende, Tina Vanderheyden, TDI, Inc. and Ogden Entertainment

Book by Blake Edwards; Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse; "Trust Me," "Louie Says," and "Living in the Shadows" by Frank Wildhorn; Music orchestrated by Billy Byers; Dance music by David Krane; Incidental music by David Krane; Musical Director: Ian Fraser; Vocal arrangements by Ian Fraser

Directed by Blake Edwards; Choreographed by Rob Marshall; Assistant Director: Kirsten Sanderson; Assistant Choreographer: Cynthia Onrubia and Sarah Miles

Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Willa Kim; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Michaeljohn

General Manager: Niko Associates, Inc. (Manny Kladitis, Founder and President); Executive Producer: Robin De Levita; Company Manager: Erich Hamner

Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Stage Manager: Bonnie L. Becker

Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Ian Fraser; Music Copying Services: Larry Abel; Concert Master: Dale Stuckenbruck; Violin: Rebekah Johnson, Karl Kawahara and Karen M. Karlsrud; Viola: Richard Spencer; Cello: Diane Barere; Bass: Richard Sarpola; Woodwinds: Edward Joffe, Albert Regni, Dan Wieloszynski, Kenneth Dybisz and John Campo; Trumpet: John Frosk, Danny Cahn and Hollis Burridge; Trombone: Jim Pugh and George Flynn; Guitar: Bob Rose; Drums: Perry Cavari; Percussion: Benjamin Herman; Accordion: Charlie Giordano; Keyboards: Joseph Thalken

Special Effects by J.C. Brotherhood

Fight Staging by B. H. Barry; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; National Press Representative: Peter Cromarty & Company; Dance Captain: Mark S. Hoebee; Press Account Representative: Bill Klemm and Hugh Hayes; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Director of Promotions and Sponsorship: Keith Hurd; Photographer: Carol Rosegg and Joan Marcus

The producers wish to dedicate this musical to the memory of Henry Mancini

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Opening Night Cast

Julie AndrewsVictoria Grant
(Oct 03, 1995 - Jun 08, 1997)
Michael NouriKing Marchan
Tony RobertsCarroll Todd
Michael CripeRichard Di Nardo
Adam HellerHenri Labisse
Gregory JbaraSquash (Mr. Bernstein)
Richard B. ShullAndré Cassell
Rachel YorkNorma Cassidy
Roxane BarlowJazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Michael-Demby CainLes Boy
Jazz Hot Musician
Louis Says Ensemble
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Caitlin CarterJazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Pascale FayeJazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Angelo FraboniLes Boy
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Apache Dancer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Amy HegginsJazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Christopher InnvarChoreographer
Ken LandSal Andretti
Darren LeeLes Boy
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Apache Dancer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Mark LotitoClam
Aixa M. Rosario MedinaJazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Casey NicholawGregor
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Juke
Tara O'BrienStreet Singer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Michael O'DonnellLes Boy
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Apache Dancer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Cynthia OnrubiaJazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Vince PesceLes Boy
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Apache Dancer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Arte PhillipsLes Boy
Jazz Hot Musician
Louis Says Ensemble
Apache Dancer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Devin RichardsJazz Singer
Louis Says Ensemble
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Jennifer SmithMadame Roget
Louis Says Ensemble
Chambermaid
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Cynthia SophieaMiss Selmer
Louis Says Ensemble
Rocker VerastiqueLes Boy
Jazz Hot Musician
Louis Says Ensemble
Apache Dancer
Victor / Victoria Ensemble

Swings: Mark S. Hoebee, Elizabeth Mozer and Scott Taylor

Standby: Anne Runolfsson (Victoria Grant) and Alex Wipf (Carroll Todd)

Understudies: Roxane Barlow (Norma Cassidy), Michael-Demby Cain (Jazz Singer), Caitlin Carter (Norma Cassidy), Angelo Fraboni (Richard Di Nardo), Christopher Innvar (King Marchan), Ken Land (Carroll Todd), Mark Lotito (Sal Andretti, Squash (Mr. Bernstein)), Casey Nicholaw (Henri Labisse), Tara O'Brien (Victoria Grant) and Jennifer Smith (Street Singer)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1996 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Julie Andrews

Drama Desk Award

winner 1996 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Julie Andrews

winner 1996 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Rachel York

 1996 Outstanding Set Design for a Musical [nominee] 

Robin Wagner

Songs

music by Henry Mancini; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
Paris by NightCarroll Todd and Les Boys
If I Were a ManVictoria Grant
Trust MeCarroll Todd and Victoria Grant
Le Jazz HotVictor and Jazz Hot Ensemble
The TangoVictor and Norma Cassidy
Paris Makes Me HornyNorma Cassidy
Crazy WorldVictoria Grant
Who Can I Tell?
(music by Leslie Bricusse)
Victoria Grant
ACT 2 Sung By
Louis Says
(music by Frank Wildhorn)
Victor and Louis Says Ensemble
King's DilemmaKing Marchan
ApacheLes Boys
You & MeCarroll Todd and Victor
Paris by Night (Reprise) Street Singer
Almost a Love SongKing Marchan and Victoria Grant
Chicago, IllinoisNorma Cassidy and Norma's Girl
Living in the Shadows
(music by Frank Wildhorn)
Victoria Grant
Victor / VictoriaVictoria Grant, Carroll Todd and Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Marquis Theatre

(10/25/1995 - 7/27/1997)
Scenic Design by Atkin Pace.

Production Company Manager: Alex Holt; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger.

Assistant Stage Mgr: Mireya Hepner, Terrence J. Witter(Sep 17, 1996 - ?).

Conducted by Joseph Thalken; Associate Conductor: Ethyl Will.

Dance Captain: Rob Ashford.

Cast

Leslie Bell
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Neal Benari
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Bill Burns
Apache Dancer
Jazz Hot Musician
Les Boy
George Dudley
Clam
Role not credited on opening nightReporter
Christiane Farr-Wersinger
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Todd Hunter
Jazz Singer
Ken Land
Role not credited on opening night
Deviant Husband
Role not credited on opening nightReporter
Peter Lentz
Apache Dancer
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Les Boy
Michele Lynch
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Role not credited on opening nightSimone Kalisto
Kimberly Lyon
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Liza Minnelli
During Julie Andrews' vacation
Victoria Grant (Jan 10, 1997 - Feb 2, 1997)
Julio Monge
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Troy Myers
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Tara O'Brien
Norma Cassidy
Mason Roberts
Gregor
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Juke
Stagehand
Linda Romoff
Chambermaid
Madame Roget
Role not credited on opening nightReporter
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Role not credited on opening nightWoman Guest #1
Tom Sardinia
Squash (Mr. Bernstein)
Paul Schoeffler
Choreographer
Cynthia Sophiea
Role not credited on opening night
Cosmetic Company President
Role not credited on opening nightWoman Guest #2
Leslie Stevens
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Louis Says Ensemble
Norma's Girl
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Brian Sutherland
Choreographer
Role not credited on opening nightMan Guest
Scott Taylor
Apache Dancer
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Les Boy
Sally Ann Tumas
Street Singer
Raquel Welch
Victoria Grant (Jun 10, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)
Scott Wise
Jazz Hot Ensemble



Understudies: Neal Benari (King Marchan), Paul Schoeffler (King Marchan).


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