Henry Miller's Theatre, (10/15/2009 - 1/24/2010)

First Preview: Sep 10, 2009
Opening Date: Oct 15, 2009
Closing Date: Jan 24, 2010
Total Previews: 40
Total Performances: 117

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts
Setting: New York. Sweet Apple, Ohio.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Musical Director: David Holcenberg; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Vocal and Dance Arrangements by David Chase

Directed by Robert Longbottom; Choreographed by Robert Longbottom; Associate Director: Tom Kosis; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Associate Choreographer: Pamela Remler

Scenic Design by Andrew Jackness; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Projection Design by Howard Werner; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Melissa Shakun; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Toben; Associate Sound Design: Nick Borisjuk; Associate Projection Design: Jason Lindahl; Assistant Scenic Design: Sia Balabanova, Veronica Kimmel and Sean Tribble; Moving Light Programmer: Tim Rogers

Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Denise Cooper

Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Stage Manager: Jon Krause

Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Musical Supervisor: David Chase; Conducted by David Holcenberg; Associate Conductor: Mat Eisenstein; Keyboard: David Holcenberg; Reeds: Les Scott, Ralph Olsen, Thomas Christensen and Mark Thrasher; Trumpets: Donald Downs , Stu Satalof and Barry Danielian; Trombone: Vincent Fanuele; Drums: Paul Pizzuti; Bass: Ray Kilday; Guitar: Scott Kuney; Viola: Kenneth Burward-Hoy and Liuh-Wen Ting; Cello: Sarah Seiver and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf

Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Kate Boka, CSA; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Sales Promotion: David B. Steffen; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dance Captain: Julia Knitel; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Gina GershonRose Alvarez
Bill IrwinHarry MacAfee
John StamosAlbert Peterson
Nolan Gerard FunkConrad Birdie
Dee HotyMrs. MacAfee
Jayne HoudyshellMae Peterson
Catherine BladesFan Club Girl
Paula Leggett ChaseGloria Rasputin
Deanna CipollaTeenager
Fan Club Girl
Riley CostelloTeenager
Matt DoyleHugo Peabody
TV Quartet
John Treacy EganBar Quartet
Colleen FitzpatrickParent/Reporter
Todd GearhartParent/Reporter
Patty GobleMrs. Edna Garfein
Suzanne GrodnerMrs. Merkle
Natalie HillParent/Reporter
Will JordanEd Sullivan
Julia KnitelTeenager
Fan Club Girl
Jess LeProttoTeenager
TV Quartet
David McDonaldBar Quartet
TV Stage Manager
J. C. MontgomeryBar Quartet
Jillian MuellerTeenager
Fan Club Girl
Paul PilczTeenager
Daniel QuadrinoTeenager
TV Quartet
Emma RowleyFan Club Girl
Jake Evan SchwenckeRandolph MacAfee
Tim ShewBar Quartet
Mayor Garfein
Kevin ShotwellTeenager
TV Quartet
Allison StrongTeenager
Fan Club Girl
Allie TrimmKim MacAfee
Jim WaltonCharles F. Maude
Brynn WilliamsUrsula Merkle

Swings: Robert Hager, Nina Hennessey, Bethany Ann Tesarck and Branch Woodman

Understudies: Catherine Blades (Kim MacAfee), Riley Costello (Randolph MacAfee), Colleen Fitzpatrick (Mrs. MacAfee), Todd Gearhart (Albert Peterson), Suzanne Grodner (Mae Peterson), Robert Hager (Conrad Birdie), Nina Hennessey (Gloria Rasputin), Natalie Hill (Rose Alvarez), Julia Knitel (Ursula Merkle), Daniel Quadrino (Hugo Peabody) and Jim Walton (Mr. MacAfee)


music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams

ACT 1 Sung By
We Love You ConradThe Fan Club Girls
An English TeacherRose Alvarez
The Telephone HourThe Teenagers
How Lovely to Be a WomanKim MacAfee
Put on a Happy FaceAlbert Peterson and the Fan Club Girls
A Healthy, Normal American BoyRose Alvarez, Albert Peterson, the Fan Club Girls and the Reporters
One BoyKim MacAfee, Hugo Peabody, Helen, Alice and Rose Alvarez
Honestly SincereConrad Birdie
Hymn for a Sunday EveningThe MacAfees
One Last KissConrad Birdie, the MacAfees, TV Quartet and Full Company
ACT 2 Sung By
What Did I Ever See in Him?Rose Alvarez and Kim MacAfee
KidsMr. MacAfee, Mrs. MacAfee and Randolph MacAfee
A Lot of Livin' to Do Conrad Birdie, Kim MacAfee and the Teenagers
Baby, Talk to MeAlbert Peterson and Bar Quartet
Spanish RoseRose Alvarez
RosieAlbert Peterson and Rose Alvarez
Bye Bye BirdieFull Company

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Henry Miller's Theatre

(10/15/2009 - 1/24/2010)
Cello: Summer Boggess(Nov 2009 - Jan 24, 2010).


Neil McCaffrey
Randolph MacAfee

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