Juan Darien


A Carnival Mass


Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (11/24/1996 - 1/05/1997)

First Preview: Nov 06, 1996
Opening Date: Nov 24, 1996
Closing Date: Jan 05, 1997
Total Previews: 20
Total Performances: 49

Category: Musical, Puppets, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Music-Theatre Group

Book by Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal; Music by Elliot Goldenthal; Based on a tale by Horacio Quirogà; Latin Text Chosen and Arranged by Elliot Goldenthal; Original lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal; Musical Director: Richard Cordova

Directed by Julie Taymor

Scenic Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor; Costume Design by G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Mask Design by Julie Taymor; Puppet Design by Julie Taymor

LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson

Stage Manager: Jeff Lee; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin

Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Richard Cordova; Keyboards: Richard Martinez and Bruce Williamson; Percussion: Geoffrey Gordon and Valerie Naranjo; Violin: Svetoslav J. Slavov; Didjeridu, Wind Instruments: Susan Rawcliffe; Trumpet, Didjeridu: John C. Thomas; Tuba: Ray Stewart; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh; Pyrotechnics by Bill Horton

LCT Director of Marketing and Special Projects: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Casting: Jay Binder; LCT Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Dialect Coach: Nico Castel

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Opening Night Cast

Ariel AshwellMother (Dancer)
Old Woman
Ensemble
Kristofer BathoHunter
Juan (Puppet)
Drunken Man
Ensemble
Tom FlynnEnsemble
Andrea Frierson-ToneyMother (Vocalist)
Ensemble
Daniel HoddJuan (Boy)
Ensemble
Vanessa A. JonesEnsemble
Andrea KaneJuan (Puppet)
Drunken Woman
Green Dwarf
Ensemble
Stephen KaplinShadow
Ensemble
Irma-Estel LaGuerreBallad of Return Soloist
Ensemble
Estelle MaysEnsemble
Alexandra MontanoEnsemble
Barbara PollittJuan (Puppet)
Ensemble
Khalid RiveraEnsemble
Sophia SalgueroGreen Dwarf
Marie Posa
Ensemble
Martín SantangeloSeñor Toledo
Ensemble
David ToneyCircus Barker
Street Singer
Ensemble
Bruce TurkMr. Bones
Schoolteacher
Ensemble
Fuschia WalkerEnsemble
Irene WileyEnsemble

Understudies: Kristofer Batho (Señor Toledo), Tom Flynn (Circus Barker, Hunter, Mr. Bones, Schoolteacher, Street Singer), Andrea Kane (Marie Posa, Mother (Dancer), Old Woman), Irma-Estel LaGuerre (Mother (Vocalist)) and Khalid Rivera (Juan (Boy))

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1997 Best Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Music-Theatre Group

 1997 Best Original Musical Score [nominee] 

Music by Elliot Goldenthal; Lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal

 1997 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

G.W. Mercier

 1997 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

Julie Taymor

 1997 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 

Donald Holder

 1997 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Julie Taymor

Drama Desk Award

 1997 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Music-Theatre Group

 1997 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 

G.W. Mercier and Julie Taymor

 1997 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 

G.W. Mercier

 1997 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 

Julie Taymor

 1997 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 

Donald Holder

Songs

music by Elliot Goldenthal; lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal
(Unless otherwise noted)


Prologue
Agnus DeiChorus
LacrymosaChorus, Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Mr. Bones Fanfare (dance)Mr. Bones
Jaguar Cub ApproachMother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Mr. Bones' Two-Step (dance)Mr. Bones
The Hunter's Entrance
GloriaChorus, Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Initiation
A Round at Midnight
SanctusMother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
SchoolJuan (Boy)
RecordareMother (Dancer), Mother (Vocalist), Juan (Boy) and Chorus
CarnavalCircus Barker
LullabyeStreet Singer
Trance
(lyrics by Horacio Quirogà)
Juan (Boy)
Dies IraeCircus Barker, Chorus, Juan (Boy), Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
Lacrymosa II/RetributionChorus, Juan (Boy), Mother (Dancer) and Mother (Vocalist)
The Ballad of ReturnBallad of Return Soloist
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