Jerry's Girls

A Broadway Entertainment

St. James Theatre, (12/18/1985 - 4/20/1986)

First Preview: Nov 26, 1985
Opening Date: Dec 18, 1985
Closing Date: Apr 20, 1986
Total Previews: 14
Total Performances: 141

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)

Produced by Zev Bufman and Kenneth-John Productions (Kenneth D. Greenblatt: President; John J. Pomerantz: Executive Vice President)

Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Music orchestrated by Christopher Bankey, Joseph Gianono and Jim Tyler; Dance arrangements by Mark Hummel; Musical Director: Janet Glazener

Staged and Directed by Larry Alford; Choreographed by Wayne Cilento; Assistant Choreographer: Sarah Miles; Conceived by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento and Jerry Herman

Scenic Design by Hal Tiné; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Phyllis Della; Original costume design for "Hello, Dolly!" Harmonia Gardens gown by Freddy Wittop

General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Sally Campbell

Production Stage Manager: Patrick Horrigan; Stage Manager: Larry Bussard, Brenna Krupa Holden and Barbara Schneider; Production Supervisor: Ethel R. Bayer; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates

Musical Supervisor: Donald Pippin; Associate Conductor: Maida Libkin; Onstage Pianist: Sue Anderson

Dance Captain: Mark Hummel; Casting: Mark Reiner; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Photographer: Martha Swope and Marc Raboy; Advertising: Fisher / Feld, Inc.

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Opening Night Cast

Dorothy LoudonPerformer
Chita RiveraPerformer
Leslie UggamsPerformer
Ellyn AronsPerformer
Kirsten ChildsPerformer
Kim CrosbyPerformer
Anita EhrlerPerformer
Terri HombergPerformer
Robin KerseyPerformer
Joni MasellaPerformer
Deborah PhelanPerformer

Swings: Jacquey Maltby

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1986 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Chita Rivera


music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman

It Takes A Woman (from HELLO, DOLLY!)
Just Leave Everything to Me (from HELLO, DOLLY! film)
Put On Your Sunday Clothes (from HELLO, DOLLY!)
It Only Takes a Moment (from HELLO, DOLLY!)
Wherever He Ain't (from MACK AND MABEL)
We Need a Little Christmas (from MAME)
Tap Your Troubles Away (from MACK AND MABEL)
I Won't Send Roses (from MACK AND MABEL)
Two-a-Day (from PARADE)
Bosom Buddies (from MAME)
The Man in the Moon (from MAME)
So Long Dearie (from HELLO, DOLLY!)
Take It All Off (from JERRY'S GIRLS)
Two-a-Day (from PARADE) (Reprise)
Shalom (from MILK AND HONEY)
Milk and Honey
Before the Parade Passes By (from HELLO, DOLLY!)
Have a Nice Day (cut from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)
Show Tune (from PARADE)
If He Walked Into My Life (from MAME)
Hello, Dolly!
Just Go to the Movies (from A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD)
Movies Were Movies (from MACK AND MABEL)
Look What Happened to Mabel (from MACK AND MABEL)
Nelson (from A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD)
Just Go to the Movies (from A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD) (Reprise)
I Don't Want to Know (from DEAR WORLD)
It's Today (from MAME)
Kiss Her Now (from DEAR WORLD)
Dickie (from DEAR WORLD)
Voices (from DEAR WORLD)
Thoughts (from DEAR WORLD)
Time Heals Everything (from MACK AND MABEL)
That's How Young I Feel (from MAME)
Gooch's Song (from MAME)
La Cage aux Folles (from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)
Song on the Sand (from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)
I Am What I Am (from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)
The Best of Times (from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)
We'll Be Here Tomorrow (from THE GRAND TOUR)
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