Raggedy Ann

The Musical Adventure

Nederlander Theatre, (10/16/1986 - 10/19/1986)

First Preview: Oct 03, 1986
Opening Date: Oct 16, 1986
Closing Date: Oct 19, 1986
Total Previews: 15
Total Performances: 5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A New York Riverfront. Sometime Earlier This Century.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander

Produced by Jon Silverman Associates, Ltd., The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Empire State Institute for the Performing Arts (Patricia B. Snyder, Producing Director) and Donald K. Donald; Produced in association with CBS

Originally produced for the stage by Empire State Institute for the Performing Arts (Patricia B. Snyder, Producing Director); Producing Consultant: Alan Wasser

Book by William Gibson; Music by Joe Raposo; Lyrics by Joe Raposo; Dance arrangements by Louis St. Louis; Music orchestrated by Stan Applebaum; Musical Director: Ross Allen and Roy Rogosin

Directed by Patricia Birch; Choreographed by Patricia Birch; Assistant Choreographer: Helena Andreyko

Scenic Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Costume Design by Carrie Robbins; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Design by Hiram Ortiz; Make-Up Design by Hiram Ortiz

General Manager: Ralph Roseman; Company Manager: Marion Finkler

Production Stage Manager: Peggy Peterson; Technical Director: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates; Stage Manager: Franklin Keysar and Amy Pell

Musical Supervisor: Louis St. Louis; Conducted by Ross Allen

Flying by Foy; Special Effects by Joseph Lynch

Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates and Albert Tavares; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Dance Captain: Steve Owsley; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Poster Design by Winslow Pinney Pels

In fond memory of Larry Ropp

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Opening Night Cast

Joel AroesteCamel with the Wrinkled Knees
Elizabeth AustinMommy
Ivy AustinRaggedy Ann
Joe BarrettDoctor
Gail BenedictBat
Melinda BuckleyEnsemble
Leo BurmesterGeneral D.
Gregory ButlerEnsemble
Anny De GangeEnsemble
Dick DecareauDoctor
Susann FletcherEnsemble
Michaela HughesEnsemble
Carolyn MarbleBaby Doll
Bob MorriseyPoppa
Steve OwsleyEnsemble
Lisa RieffelMarcella
Richard RyderDoctor
Scott SchaferRaggedy Andy
Michelan SistiPanda
Gordon WeissWolf
Andrea WrightEnsemble

Swings: Helena Andreyko and Kenneth Boys

Understudies: Joe Barrett (Wolf), Kenneth Boys (Panda, Raggedy Andy), Melinda Buckley (Bat), Sara Carbone (Marcella), Anny De Gange (Mommy), Dick Decareau (Poppa), Susann Fletcher (Raggedy Ann), Steve Owsley (Doctor), Richard Ryder (Camel with the Wrinkled Knees), Gordon Weiss (General D.) and Andrea Wright (Baby Doll)


music by Joe Raposo; lyrics by Joe Raposo

ACT 1 Sung By
Gingham and YarnCompany
Carry OnPoppa
The Light Dolls and Marcella
Make BeliveRaggedy Ann and General D.
BlueCamel with the Wrinkled Knees and Raggedy Ann
Make Belive (Reprise) Raggedy Ann, Marcella, Dolls and Company
Make Belive (Reprise) Raggedy Ann and Marcella
Something in the AirCompany
So BeautifulRaggedy Ann, Marcella and Clouds
A Heavenly ChorusYellow Yum Yum
The Shooting StarMommy, Poppa and Rat in Rolls Royce
The WeddingCompany
Rag DollyRaggedy Ann
ACT 2 Sung By
Gingham and Yarn (Reprise) Company
You'll Love ItBat, Raggedy Ann and Battettes
A Little MusicMarcella, Camel with the Wrinkled Knees, Raggedy Ann and Dolls
Gone Dolls and Company
Why NotMommy
What Did I LoseMommy
SomewhereRaggedy Ann
Welcome to L.A.Nurses
Diagnosis (Reprise) Doctors
I Come RidingGeneral D.
Gingham and Yarn (Reprise) Company
Rag Dolly (Reprise) Company
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