Helen Hayes Theatre, (5/05/1994 - 6/19/1994)

First Preview: Apr 13, 1994
Opening Date: May 05, 1994
Closing Date: Jun 19, 1994
Total Previews: 27
Total Performances: 50

Category: Play, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick

Produced by Martin Richards, Robert Cole, Ron Kastner, Sam Crothers, Dennis Grimaldi, Kenneth D. Greenblatt and 44 Productions; Associate Producer: Joel Brykman, Kevin Duncan, Randy Finch, Sandra Greenblatt and David Young

Suggested by the life of Sally Marr; Written by Joan Rivers, Erin Sanders and Lonny Price; Incidental music by Tim Weil; Music orchestrated by Tim Weil; Featuring songs by Noble Sissle ("I'm Just Wild About Harry"), Eubie Blake ("I'm Just Wild About Harry"), Richard Rodgers ("The Lady is a Tramp"), Vincent Youmans ("Tea for Two"), Benny Goodman ("Don't Be That Way"), M. Parrish ("Don't Be That Way") and E. Samson ("Don't Be That Way"); Featuring songs with lyrics by Noble Sissle ("I'm Just Wild About Harry"), Eubie Blake ("I'm Just Wild About Harry"), Lorenz Hart ("The Lady is a Tramp") and Irving Caesar ("Tea for Two")

Directed by Lonny Price; Dance Sequences by Lynne Taylor-Corbett

Scenic Design by William Barclay; Production Costumes Designed by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by Phil Monat; Ms. Rivers' costumes designed by David Dangle; Sound Design by Jan Nebozenko; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington; Ms. Rivers' makeup designed by Kate Best; Wig Design by David H. Lawrence and Wanda Gregory

General Manager: Robert Cole Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Steven H. David

Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Stage Manager: Kenneth J. Davis

Conducted by Tim Weil; Keyboards: Tim Weil; Reeds: Aaron Heick; Bass: Peter Purpura Brown; Drums: Joe Damone

Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Casting: Carol Hanzel; Marketing Manager and assistant to Mr. Cole: Brad Suter; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.

Opening Night Cast

Joan RiversSally Marr
Jonathan BrodyEscort #2
Ken NagyEscort #3
Jason WolinerVoice of Young Lenny
Valerie WrightEscort #1

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1994 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Joan Rivers

Drama Desk Award

 1994 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Joan Rivers

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