Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel

Original Book by: Vicki Baum  Music and Lyrics by: Maury Yeston , Robert Wright , George Forrest  Add'l material by: Peter Stone 

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre    9/10/1999 - 10/2/1999 (schedule)

Category:  Musical · Local Premiere

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Based on the original book by Vicki Baum and the film adaptation, "Grand Hotel: The Musical" originally opened in 1953 as "At The Grand" starring film actor Paul Muni and featuring a score by Robert Wright and George Forrest. The show was not a success, but in the late 1980's conceptual director Tommy Tune resurrected and revised the show and added to the original Wright & Forrest score with new songs by Maury Yeston. This production was the regional premiere of the show, as well as the New Orleans premiere.
Set in Weimar Berlin in 1929, the entire show takes ...Read More

Bert Pigg.... General Director Preysing *
Karen Hebert.... Elisaveta Grusinskaya *
Patrick Mendelson.... Otto Kringelein *
Sarah Jane McMahon.... Flaemmchen *
Vatican Lokey.... Baron Felix von Gaigern *
Walter Bost.... Colonel Doctor Otternschlag *
Brian Rosenberg.... Bellboy
Clayton Mazoue.... Bellboy
Derek Franklin.... Scullery Worker
Eric Haston.... Eric
Greg DiLeo.... Chauffeur
James St. Juniors.... Jimmy #2
Jeremy Horowitz.... Scullery Worker
Jermaine L. Keelen.... Jimmy #1
Jim Word.... Zinnowitz
L.Suzanne Burke.... The Countess
Martin Covert.... Victor Witt
Matthew Mickal.... Bellboy
Miriam Baron.... Madame Peepee
Peter Gabb.... Sandor
Ron Marchal.... The Gigolo
Tara Brewer.... Hildegarde Bratts / Trudie, the Maid
Tom Grantham.... Doorman
*=featured role

Derek Franklin ....  Director; Musical Director
Sonny Borey ....  Director
Bill Walker ....  Set Design
Debby Simeon ....  Costume Design
Vatican Lokey ....  Publicity
Jay Haydel ....  Conductor
Becky Daigrepont ....  String Bass
Kevin S. Estoque ....  Percussion
Kevin Caparotta ....  Keyboards
Lee Hicks ....  Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute; Woodwinds; Orchestra Manager
Luther Davis ....  Book

Notes: The orchestra for this show was housed in the library with sound piped into the theatre.

Watch videos from the show here:

"Roses at the Station"
"Love Can't Happen"
References: Hale; Media
Record created by: mcahill
This record is part of the 'Cahill Archives'

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