Marquis Theatre, (3/03/1994 - 8/06/1995)

First Preview: Feb 14, 1994
Opening Date: Mar 03, 1994
Closing Date: Aug 06, 1995
Total Previews: 33
Total Performances: 519

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Comments: Damn Yankees was on hiatus from January 1, 1995 through February 28, 1995. This production played 18 previews and 350 performances prior to its hiatus; after its hiatus, it played an additional 15 previews and 169 performances, with an official re-opening date of March 12, 1995.

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 Mitchell Maxwell, PolyGram Diversified Entertainment, Dan Markley, Kevin McCollum, Victoria Maxwell, Fred H. Krones, Andrea Nasher, The Frankel-Viertel-Baruch Group, Paula Heil Fisher and Julie Ross; Produced in association with Jon B. Platt, Alan J. Schuster and Peter Breger; Associate Producer: Thomas Hall, Jennifer Manocherian, Jonathan Pillot, Andrea Pines, TDI, Inc., Mark Balsam, Meyer Ackerman, Julian Schlossberg and Workin' Man Films, Inc.

Originally produced by Old Globe Theatre (Jack O'Brien, Artistic Director; Thomas Hall, Managing Director)

Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop; Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Based on the novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" by Douglass Wallop; Book revisions by Jack O'Brien; Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman; Dance arrangements by Tom Fay; Additional dance arrangements by David Krane; Vocal arrangements by James Raitt

Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Rob Marshall; Assistant Director: Will Roberson; Assistant Choreographer: Kathleen Marshall

Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by David F. Segal; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland; Make-Up Design by J. Roy Helland; Associate Lighting Design: Susan A. White

General Manager: Charlotte W. Wilcox; Company Manager: Robb Lady; Associate Gen. Mgr: Susan Sampliner

Production Stage Manager: Douglas Pagliotti; Production Supervisor: Alan Hall; Technical Supervisor: John Wolf

Musical Coordinator: William Meade; Musical Continuity by James Raitt; By arrangement with Music Theatre International; Associate Conductor: Robert Hirschhorn and David Chase; Concert Master: Marti Sweet; Reeds: Lawrence Feldman, Edward Joffe, Rick Centalonza, William Meade, Frank Santagata, Kenneth Hitchcock and Roger Rosenberg; Trumpet: David Stahl, Danny Cahn and Steve Guttman; Trombone: Keith O'Quinn and Dale Kirkland; Bass Trombone: Jack Schatz; French Horn: Ann Yarbrough; Violin: David Niwa, Carlos Villa and Rebekah Johnson; Cello: Sarah Carter; Harp: Kathryn Easter; Bass: Ronald Raffio; Drums: Martin Fischer and Raymond Marchica; Percussion: Ian Finkel; Piano: Robert Hirschhorn and David Chase; Keyboard 2: Nancy Blair Wolfe

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh

Casting: Jay Binder; National Press Representative: Peter Cromarty & Company; Dance Captain: Cynthia Onrubia; Production Coordinator: Lesley Mazzotta; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Baseball Consultant: Barry Weinberg; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Promotions: Keith Hurd

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Opening Night Cast

Victor GarberApplegate
(Feb 14, 1994 - Dec 31, 1994)
Bebe NeuwirthLola
Jarrod EmickJoe Hardy
Dennis KellyJoe Boyd
Dick LatessaVan Buren
Vicki LewisGloria Thorpe
(Feb 14, 1994 - Dec 31, 1994)
Linda StephensMeg Boyd
Michael BerresseBomber
Jeff BlumenkrantzSmokey
Paula Leggett ChaseBetty
Terrence P. CurrierWelch
Bruce Anthony DavisHenry
Cory EnglishBubba
John GanunMickey
Gregory JbaraSohovik
Susan MansurSister
Cynthia OnrubiaKitty
Joey PizziVernon
Scott RobertsonDel
Amy RyderPhotographer
Rita
Nancy TicotinDonna
Michael WintherOzzie
Scott WiseRocky

Swings: Robyn Peterman and Mark Santoro

Standby: Patrick Quinn (Applegate)

Understudies: Michael Berresse (Joe Hardy), Paula Leggett Chase (Meg Boyd), John Ganun (Joe Hardy), Robyn Peterman (Gloria Thorpe), Scott Robertson (Joe Boyd, Van Buren, Welch), Amy Ryder (Sister) and Nancy Ticotin (Lola)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1994 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Mitchell Maxwell, PolyGram Diversified Entertainment, Dan Markley, Kevin McCollum, Victoria Maxwell, Fred H. Krones, Andrea Nasher, The Frankel-Viertel-Baruch Group, Paula Heil Fisher and Julie Ross; Produced in association with Jon B. Platt, Alan J. Schuster and Peter Breger

 1994 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Victor Garber

winner 1994 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 

Jarrod Emick

 1994 Best Choreography [nominee] 

Rob Marshall

Drama Desk Award

 1994 Outstanding Musical Revival [nominee] 

Produced by Mitchell Maxwell, PolyGram Diversified Entertainment, Dan Markley, Kevin McCollum, Victoria Maxwell, Fred H. Krones, Andrea Nasher, The Frankel-Viertel-Baruch Group, Paula Heil Fisher and Julie Ross; Produced in association with Jon B. Platt, Alan J. Schuster and Peter Breger

winner 1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical [winner] 

Jarrod Emick

 1994 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 

Douglas Besterman

Theatre World

winner 1994 Award [recipient] 

Jarrod Emick

Songs

music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross

ACT 1 Sung By
Six Months Out of Every Year
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Meg Boyd, Joe Boyd, Sister, Gloria Thorpe, Husbands and Wives
Goodbye, Old Girl
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Joe Boyd and Joe Hardy
Blooper Ballet
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
The Senators
Heart
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Van Buren and The Senators
Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo.
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Gloria Thorpe and The Senators
Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo. (Reprise)
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Gloria Thorpe, Joe Hardy and Ensemble
A Little Brains, A Little Talent
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Lola
A Man Doesn't Know
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Meg Boyd and Joe Hardy
Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Lola
ACT 2 Sung By
Who's Got the Pain?
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Lola and the Senators
The Game
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
the Senators
Near To You
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Joe Hardy and Meg Boyd
Those Were the Good Old Days
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Applegate
Two Lost Souls
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Lola and Applegate
A Man Doesn't Know (Reprise)
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Meg Boyd and Joe Boyd
Heart (Reprise)
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Marquis Theatre

(3/3/1994 - 8/6/1995)
Musical Director: David Chase.

Company Manager: Bruce Kagel.

Production Stage Manager: Maureen F. Gibson; Stage Manager: Cosmo P. Hanson(Mar 1995 - ?); Assistant Stage Mgr: James Mountcastle.

Trombone: Randall Andos; Violin: Elizabeth Chang.

Assistant Press Representative: Bill Klemm.

Cast

Mel Allen
Stadium Voice
Karen Babcock
Kitty
John Bolton
Lo-Tone
Broadway debutOzzie
Play-by-Play Announcer
Stadium P.A. Announcer
Bill Brassea
Bubba
Meg Bussert
Photographer
Rita
Mark Chmiel
Smokey
Voice of TV Sportscaster
Charlotte d'Amboise
Lola (Feb 28, 1995 - Aug 6, 1995)
David Elder
Bomber
Lo-Tone
Allen Fitzpatrick
Del (May 1995 - Aug 6, 1995)
Louis D. Giovannetti
Sohovik
Voice of Narrator
JoAnn M. Hunter
Hi-Tone
Kitty
Gregory Jbara
Voice of Narrator
Troy Britton Johnson
Lo-Tone
Mickey
Eric Kunze
Joe Hardy
Liz Larsen
Gloria Thorpe (Feb 28, 1995 - Aug 6, 1995)
Jerry Lewis
Applegate (Feb 28, 1995 - Aug 6, 1995)
Roxie Lucas
Lulu
Photographer
Penny Ayn Maas
Betty
Hi-Tone
Rod McCune
Rocky
Christopher Monteleone
Mickey
Robb Edward Morris
Bomber
Cynthia Onrubia
Hi-Tone
Scott Robertson
Ad Executive
Malinda Shaffer
Donna
Hi-Tone
Jason Workman
Joe Hardy




Standbys: Valerie Wright (Lola).

Understudies: Meg Bussert (Meg Boyd), David Elder (Joe Hardy), Allen Fitzpatrick (Joe Boyd, Van Buren, Welch), Linda Gabler (Gloria Thorpe), Troy Britton Johnson (Joe Hardy), Roxie Lucas (Sister), Malinda Shaffer (Gloria Thorpe, Lola).


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