Jackie


An American Life


Belasco Theatre, (11/10/1997 - 3/01/1998)

First Preview: Oct 10, 1997
Opening Date: Nov 10, 1997
Closing Date: Mar 01, 1998
Total Previews: 34
Total Performances: 128

Category: Play, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)

Produced by Bob Cuillo, Roger Dean, Mark Schwartz and Jackie International, Inc; Associate Producer: Moin Kirmani

"Jackie" was produced in Boston, Summer 1996 at the Wilbur Theatre; "Jackie" was produced at the Hasty Pudding Theatre in 1992 by The Cambridge Theatre Company; "Jackie" was originally developed in Orleans, Mass. in 1991 at the Academy Playhouse

Written by Gip Hoppe

Directed by Gip Hoppe; Musical Staging by Lynne Taylor-Corbett; Assistant Choreographer: Stacey Pepper

Scenic Design by David Gallo; Costume Design by Susan Santoian; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by J. Hagenbuckle; Hair Design by Don Swanson; Puppet Design by The Big Nazo Studio; JFK Suits by Fioravanti; Associate Scenic Design: Lauren Helpern; Associate Lighting Design: Jeff Croiter

General Manager: Brent Peek; Company Manager: Bob Reilly

Production Supervisor: Aurora Productions and Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Stage Manager: Lindsey Ferguson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Kent Adams

Production Consultant: Christopher Ashley; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: Nancy Richards; Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group and Pete Sanders; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Assistant to the Director: Daisy Walker; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman; Photographer: Carol Rosegg

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Opening Night Cast

Margaret ColinJacqueline Kennedy
Bill CampHugh Auchincloss
Biff Hutchinson III
Bjorn
Bobby Kennedy
A Chorus
Sam CatlinThe Rat Pack
Ron Galella
Secret Service
Thomas DerrahWard Johnson
Calvin
Charles Bartlett
Teddy Kennedy
Joe Kennedy
Truman Capote
Charles Collingwood, CBS News
Aristotle Onassis
Mur Doch
Gretchen EgolfLee Bouvier
Susan
Pat Kennedy
Christina Onassis
Lisa EmerySotheby's Auctioneer
Janet Bouvier
Betty Fretz
Inga
Eunice Kennedy
Howard K. Smith
Zapruder's Secretary
Linda Marie LarsonSecret Service
Kristine NielsenMartha Bartlett
Rose Kennedy
Marilyn Monroe
Sander Vanocer
Victor SlezakJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy
Ron Galella
Derek SmithBlack Jack Bouvier
Monty
John Husted
Jean Kennedy
Frank Sinatra
Richard Nixon
Oleg Cassini
Abraham Zapruder
A Chorus

Understudies: Kent Adams (A Chorus, Aristotle Onassis, Biff Hutchinson III, Bjorn, Bobby Kennedy, Calvin, Charles Bartlett, Charles Collingwood, CBS News, Hugh Auchincloss, Joe Kennedy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mur Doch, Ron Galella, Secret Service, Teddy Kennedy, The Rat Pack, Truman Capote, Ward Johnson), Sam Catlin (A Chorus, Abraham Zapruder, Biff Hutchinson III, Bjorn, Black Jack Bouvier, Bobby Kennedy, Calvin, Charles Bartlett, Charles Collingwood, CBS News, Frank Sinatra, Hugh Auchincloss, Jean Kennedy, Joe Kennedy, John Husted, Monty, Mur Doch, Oleg Cassini, Richard Nixon, Teddy Kennedy, Truman Capote, Ward Johnson), Gretchen Egolf (Jacqueline Kennedy), Linda Marie Larson (Betty Fretz, Christina Onassis, Eunice Kennedy, Howard K. Smith, Inga, Janet Bouvier, Lee Bouvier, Marilyn Monroe, Martha Bartlett, Pat Kennedy, Rose Kennedy, Sander Vanocer, Sotheby's Auctioneer, Susan, Zapruder's Secretary) and Maggie Moore (Betty Fretz, Christina Onassis, Eunice Kennedy, Howard K. Smith, Inga, Janet Bouvier, Lee Bouvier, Marilyn Monroe, Martha Bartlett, Pat Kennedy, Rose Kennedy, Sander Vanocer, Secret Service, Sotheby's Auctioneer, Susan, Zapruder's Secretary)

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 1998 Outstanding Puppet Design [nominee] 

Puppet Design by The Big Nazo Studio

Theatre World

winner 1998 Award [recipient] 

Margaret Colin

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