Minskoff Theatre, (10/21/1999 - 12/30/2000)

First Preview: Sep 28, 1999
Opening Date: Oct 21, 1999
Closing Date: Dec 30, 2000
Total Previews: 27
Total Performances: 501

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City (Brooklyn and Manhattan). 1976 (or whenever you were 19).

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander and Myron A. Minskoff

Produced by Robert Stigwood; Exec. Producer: Patrick Bywalski; Associate Producer: Manny Kladitis and David Rocksavage

Originally produced in London's West End by Robert Stigwood, Paul Nicholas and David Ian

Based on the picture owned by Paramount/RSO; Based on a story by Nik Cohn; Based on the screenplay by Norman Wexler; Stage adaptation by Nan Knighton; Adaptation in collaboration with Arlene Phillips, Paul Nicholas and Robert Stigwood; Music by The Bee Gees; Dance and vocal arrangements by Phil Edwards; Music orchestrated by Nigel Wright; Musical Director: Martyn Axe; Featuring songs by Barry Gibb, Albhy Galuten, Harry Casey, Richard Finch, Rick Dees, Leroy Green, Ron Kersey, David Shire and Ronald Bell; "A Fifth of Beethoven" by Walter Murphy; "Also Sprach Zarathustra" by Richard Strauss

Directed by Arlene Phillips; Choreographed by Arlene Phillips; Assistant Director: Tony Edge; Associate Choreographer: Karen Bruce

Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Andy Edwards; Lighting Design by Andrew Bridge; Broadway Costumes by Suzy Benzinger; Sound Design by Mick Potter; Hair Design by Leon Gagliardi; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Costume Design: Patrick Chevillot

General Manager: Niko Associates, Inc. (Manny Kladitis, Founder and President) and Jeffrey Chrzczon; Company Manager: Dan Swartz and James Lawson

Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Stage Manager: Maximo Torres

Musical Supervisor: Phil Edwards; Musical Coordinator: William Meade; Conducted by Martyn Axe; Associate Conductor: Henry Aronson; Reed: Lawrence Feldman and William Meade; Trumpet: David Stahl and Earl Gardner; Trombone: Larry Farrell and Randall Andos; French Horn: Will Parker; Bass: Ian Stewart; Guitar: Johan Nilson and Jeffrey Lee Campbell; Keyboard: Henry Aronson, Philip Fortenberry, Eddie Rabin and John Samorian; Piano / Vocals: Farah Alvin, Scott Beck, Julie Danao, Solomon, Alan Souza and Donna Vivino; Percussion: Jon Berger and James Musto; Drums: Chris Parker

ZFX Flying Supervisor: Paul Rubin; Flying effects provided by ZFX, Inc.

Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Public Relations: Rubenstein Associates; Dance Captain: Marcia Urani; Fight Captain: Ottavio; Dialect Coach: Robert Blumenfeld; Marketing: The Karpel Group

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Opening Night Cast

James Carpinello
Broadway debut
Tony Manero
(Sep 28, 1999 - Jun 30, 2000)
OrfehAnnette
Paige PriceStephanie Mangano
Bryan BattMonty
Richard H. BlakeGus
Andy BlankenbuehlerDouble J
Paul CastreeBobby C
Sean PalmerJoey
(Sep 28, 1999 - Jun 30, 2000)
Miles Alden
Broadway debut
Dom
Farah AlvinVocals
Michael Balderrama
Broadway debut
Cesar
Aliane Baquerot
Broadway debut
Linda Manero
Patti
Shannon Beach
Broadway debut
Donna
Scott BeckVocals
Anne Nicole Biancofiore
Broadway debut
Natalie
Danial Jerod BrownSal
David Coburn
Broadway debut
Jay Langhart
Becker
Suzanne CostallosFlo Manero
Lucille
Kristoffer Cusick
Broadway debut
Kenny
Julie DanaoVocals
Karl duHoffmannNick
Deanna DysRosalie
Drisco Fernandez
Broadway debut
Antonio
Chris GhelfiVinnie
Roger Lee Israel
Broadway debut
Rocker
Danielle JolieInez
Brian J. MarcumDino
Stacey Martin
Broadway debut
Lorelle
Frank MastroneFusco
Al
Jeanine MeyersConnie
Jennifer Newman
Broadway debut
Lola
Casey NicholawFrank Manero
OttavioRoberto
Gina Philistine
Broadway debut
Angela
Karine Plantadit-BageotShirley
Angela PupelloDoreen
David RobertsonIke
Rebecca ShermanGina
Solomon
Broadway debut
Vocals
Alan Souza
Broadway debut
Vocals
Rick SpaansLou
Jerry TellierFrank Junior
Marcia Urani
Broadway debut
Ann Marie
Donna VivinoVocals
Andre Ward
Broadway debut
Chester
Natalie Willes
Broadway debut
Maria
Paula Wise
Broadway debut
Sophia

Swings: Anne Nicole Biancofiore, Kristoffer Cusick, Karl duHoffmann, David Eggers, Roger Lee Israel, Gina Philistine, Amanda Plesa and Marcia Urani

Understudies: Miles Alden (Bobby C, Gus), Richard H. Blake (Tony Manero), Danial Jerod Brown (Double J, Gus), David Coburn (Al, Frank Manero, Fusco, Monty), Kristoffer Cusick (Gus), Karl duHoffmann (Becker, Frank Junior, Jay Langhart), Deanna Dys (Flo Manero, Lucille), David Eggers (Al, Becker, Fusco, Jay Langhart), Chris Ghelfi (Double J, Joey), Brian J. Marcum (Al, Frank Junior, Fusco), Frank Mastrone (Frank Manero), Jeanine Meyers (Annette, Stephanie Mangano), Sean Palmer (Tony Manero), Gina Philistine (Annette), Angela Pupello (Flo Manero, Lucille, Stephanie Mangano), Rick Spaans (Bobby C, Joey) and Jerry Tellier (Monty)

Songs

music by Barry Gibb,Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb ,Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
Stayin' Alive
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero and The Company
Boogie Shoes
(music by Harry Casey and Richard Finch; lyrics by Harry Casey and Richard Finch )
Tony Manero and The Faces
Disco Inferno
(music by Leroy Green and Ron Kersey; lyrics by Leroy Green and Ron Kersey )
Monty and The Company
Night Fever
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero and The Company
Disco Duck
(music by Rick Dees; lyrics by Rick Dees )
Monty
More Than a Woman
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero and Stephanie Mangano
If I Can't Have You
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Annette
It's My Neighborhood
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
The Company
You Should Be Dancing
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero and The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Jive Talkin'
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero, Annette, The Faces and The Company
First & Last / Tragedy
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Bobby C
What Kind of Fool
(music by Barry Gibb and Albhy Galuten; lyrics by Barry Gibb and Albhy Galuten )
Stephanie Mangano
Nights on Broadway
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Annette, Stephanie Mangano and The Company
Night Fever (Reprise)
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
The Company
Open Sesame
(music by Ronald Bell; lyrics by Ronald Bell )
Chester and Shirley
More Than a Woman
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero and Stephanie Mangano
Salsation
(music by David Shire; lyrics by David Shire )
Cesar and Maria
Immortality
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero
How Deep Is Your Love
(music by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb; lyrics by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb )
Tony Manero and Stephanie Mangano

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Minskoff Theatre

(10/21/1999 - 12/30/2000)
Production Stage Manager: David Lober(circa. Jan 2000 - circa. Jul 2000); Stage Manager: Jimmie Lee Smith(circa. Jan 2000 - circa. Jul 2000); Production Stage Manager: Jimmie Lee Smith(circa. Jul 2000 - Dec 30, 2000); Assistant Stage Mgr: Dana Williams(circa. Jul 2000 - Dec 30, 2000), Eric Insko(circa. Jan 2000 - Dec 30, 2000), Jill Gounder(circa. Jan 2000 - ?).

Cast

Suzanne Harrer
Rosalie
Andy Karl
Joey (Jul 2000 - Dec 30, 2000)
Rebecca Kupka
Doreen (May 15, 2000 - Dec 30, 2000)
Sean Palmer
Tony Manero (Jul 2000 - Dec 30, 2000)
Michael Paternostro
Monty
Josh Prince
Dom
Jody Reynard
Ike (Jun 2000 - Oct 2000)
Matt Wall
Dino (Jul 5, 2000 - Dec 30, 2000)
Rod Weber
Vocals


Swings: Wes Pope, Rod Weber.

Understudies: Andy Karl (Tony Manero), Rebecca Kupka (Annette, Stephanie Mangano), Josh Prince (Bobby C), Jody Reynard (Chester).


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