Broadhurst Theatre, (1/14/1999 - 8/25/2001)

First Preview: Dec 26, 1998
Opening Date: Jan 14, 1999
Closing Date: Aug 25, 2001
Total Previews: 21
Total Performances: 1093

Category: Musical, Revue, Dance, 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 Livent (U.S.) Inc.

Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns and Douglas Besterman; Music arranged by Gordon Lowry Harrell; Musical Director: Patrick S. Brady

Original Choreography by Bob Fosse; Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking; Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr.; Co - Director: Ann Reinking; Co - Choreographer: Ann Reinking; Choreography recreated by Chet Walker; Dance Reconstructions by Brad Musgrove and Lainie Sakakura

Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Andrew Bridge; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Associate Scenic Design: Peter Eastman; Associate Costume Design: Mitchell Bloom; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Sound Design: Peter Hylenski; Livent Assoc. Costume Designer / Production Costume Coordinator: Janet Grant

General Manager: Frank P. Scardino; Company Manager: Steve Quinn

Technical Director: James Milburn; Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall

Musical Supervisor: Gordon Lowry Harrell; Conducted by Patrick S. Brady; Associate Conductor: Ethyl Will; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Woodwinds: Edward Joffe, Dale Kleps, Bill Easley, Walt Weiskopf and Allen Won; Trumpet: Craig Johnson, Scott Wendholt, Don Downs and Glenn Drewes; Trombone: Jim Pugh and Keith O'Quinn; Trombone/Tuba: Jeff Nelson; Synthesizer: Jon Werking, Seth Farber and Ethyl Will; Guitar: David Spinozza; Bass: Mike Hall; Drums: Perry Cavari; Percussion: Jim Saporito

Artistic Advisor: Gwen Verdon; Casting: Arnold Mungioli; Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Wayne Wolfe; Marketing: FourFront, Inc.; Dance Captain: Brad Musgrove and Lainie Sakakura; Livent (U.S.) Artistic Director: Todd Haimes; Promotions: Keith Hurd

Special Thanks to Nicole Fosse

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Opening Night Cast

Jane LanierPerformer
Valarie PettifordPerformer
Eugene FlemingPerformer
Kim Morgan GreenePerformer
Mary Ann LambPerformer
Dana MoorePerformer
Elizabeth ParkinsonPerformer
Desmond RichardsonPerformer
(Dec 26, 1998 - Aug 31, 1999)
Sergio TrujilloPerformer
Scott WisePerformer
Julio AgustinPerformer
Brad Anderson
Broadway debut
Andy BlankenbuehlerPerformer
Marc CalamiaPerformer
Holly CruikshankPerformer
Lisa GajdaPerformer
Scott JovovichPerformer
Christopher R. KirbyPerformer
Dede LaBarrePerformer
Shannon LewisPerformer
Mary MacLeodPerformer
Brad MusgrovePerformer
Michael PaternostroPerformer
Rachelle RakPerformer
Lainie SakakuraPerformer
Alex SanchezPerformer

Swings: Bill Burns, Susan Lamontagne, Deborah Leamy, Sean Palmer, Josh Rhodes and J. Kathleen Watkins

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 1999 Best Musical [winner] 

Produced by Livent (U.S.) Inc.

 1999 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Desmond Richardson

 1999 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Scott Wise

 1999 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Valarie Pettiford

 1999 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

Santo Loquasto

winner 1999 Best Lighting Design [winner] 

Andrew Bridge

 1999 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Richard Maltby, Jr.

 1999 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Ann Reinking

winner 1999 Best Orchestrations [winner] 

Ralph Burns

winner 1999 Best Orchestrations [winner] 

Douglas Besterman

Drama Desk Award

 1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Jane Lanier

 1999 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 

Richard Maltby, Jr. and Ann Reinking

winner 1999 Outstanding Musical Revue [winner] 

Produced by Livent (U.S.) Inc.


Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries (from BIG DEAL)
(music by Ray Henderson; lyrics by Lew Brown and B.G. DeSylva )
Bye Bye Blackbird (from LIZA WITH A "Z")
(music by Ray Henderson; lyrics by Mort Dixon )
Big Spender (from SWEET CHARITY)
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields )
Crunchy Granola Suite (from DANCIN')
(music by Neil Diamond; lyrics by Neil Diamond )
Hooray for Hollywood
(music by Richard A. Whiting; lyrics by John Mercer )
From This Moment On (from KISS ME, KATE, film)
(music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter )
Got No Room for Mr. Gloom
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Leo Robin )
I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man (from DANCIN')
(music by Harry Warren; lyrics by John Mercer )
Shoeless Joe from Hannbal Mo (from DAMN YANKEES)
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
Dancing in the Dark
(music by Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Howard Dietz )
I Love a Piano (from STOP! LOOK! LISTEN!)
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin )
Steam Heat (from THE PAJAMA GAME)
(music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross )
I Gotcha (from LIZA WITH A "Z")
(music by Joseph Arrington, Jr.; lyrics by Joseph Arrington, Jr. )
Rich Man's Frug (from SWEET CHARITY)
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Joseph Arrington, Jr. )
Big Noise from Winnetka (from DANCIN')
(music by Ray Bauduc and Bob Haggart; lyrics by Bob Crosby and Gil Rodin )
Dancing Dan (from BIG DEAL)
(music by Dave Dreyer and Al Jolson; lyrics by Billy Rose )
Nowadays/The Hot Money Rag (from CHICAGO)
(music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb )
Glory (from PIPPIN)
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz )
Manson Trio (from PIPPIN)
(music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz )
Mein Herr (from CABARET)
(music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb )
Take Off with Us (from ALL THAT JAZZ)
(music by Stanley Lebowsky; lyrics by Frederick K. Tobias )
Razzle Dazzle (from CHICAGO)
(music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb )
Who's Sorry Now? (from ALL THAT JAZZ)
(music by Harry Ruby; lyrics by Ted Snyder and Bert Kalmar )
There'll Be Some Changes Made (from ALL THAT JAZZ)
(music by W. Benton Overstreet; lyrics by Billy Higgins )
Mr. Bojangles (from DANCIN')
(music by Jerry Jeff Walker; lyrics by Jerry Jeff Walker )
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries (from BIG DEAL) (Reprise)
(music by Ray Henderson; lyrics by Lew Brown and B.G. DeSylva )
Sing Sing Sing (from DANCIN')
(music by Louis Prima; lyrics by Louis Prima )
Christopher Columbus
(music by Andy Razaf and Leon Berry; lyrics by Andy Razaf and Leon Berry )

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Broadhurst Theatre

(1/14/1999 - 8/25/2001)
Executive Producer: Beth Williams(Aug 1999 - ?).

Production Stage Manager: Marybeth Abel; 1st Assistant Stage Manager: Bryan Landrine; Assistant Stage Mgr: Chris Jamros, Andrew Neal.

Dance Captain: Bill Burns, Angel Creeks; Casting: Stuart Howard, Amy Schecter, Howard Meltzer; Assistant to General Manager: Bill Klemm.


Ken Alan
Broadway debut
Mark Arvin
Ashley Bachner
Julio Bocca
(Feb 15, 2000 - Mar 26, 2000)
Lynne Calamia
Angel Creeks
Broadway debut
Dylis Croman
Rick Delancy
Byron Easley
Parker Esse
Broadway debut
Aaron Felske
Christopher Gattelli
Meg Gillentine
Greg Graham
Anne Hawthorne
Broadway debut
Curtis Holbrook
Terace Jones
Laurie Kanyok
James Kinney
Edwaard Liang
Julio Monge
Sharon Moore
Kathryn Mowat Murphy
Bebe Neuwirth
Performer (Apr 3, 2001 - May 27, 2001)
Jill Nicklaus
Stephanie Pope
Ann Reinking
Performer (Mar 2, 2001 - Apr 27, 2001)
Performer (Jul 2, 2001 - Jul 7, 2001)
Performer (Aug 17, 2001 - Aug 18, 2001)
Jody Reynard
Broadway debut
(Nov 1999 - Jan 2000)
Josh Rhodes
Reva Rice
Keith Roberts
Performer (Jan 18, 2000 - Feb 13, 2000)
Performer (Mar 28, 2000 - ?)
Jenny-Lynn Suckling
Ben Vereen
Performer (Jan 26, 2001 - Apr 1, 2001)
Performer (May 28, 2001 - Aug 25, 2001)

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