On The Town

On The Town

Music by: Leonard Bernstein 

Tulane - Dixon Hall    7/14/1994 - 7/17/1994 (schedule)

Category:  Musical · Comedy

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On the Town premiered on Broadway at the Adelphi Theater on December 28, 1944, directed by George Abbott with choreography by Jerome Robbins and played a total of 462 performances. The original production starred John Battles (Gabey), Cris Alexander (Chip), Nancy Walker (Hildy), Sono Osato (Ivy), and Betty Comden (Claire) and Adolph Green (Ozzie). It has been revived on Broadway twice, in 1971 and 1998.

The musical integrates dance into its storytelling; Robbins choreographed a number of ballets and extended dance sequences for the show, including the now-famous "Imaginary Coney Island" ballet. The story concerns three American sailors on a ...Read More



Cast
Eva Earls.... Lucy Schmeeler *
Evan Farmer.... Chip (John Offenblock) *
Janet Shea.... Madame Maude P. Dilly *
Jorinda Junius.... Brunhilde "Hildy" Esterhazy *
Kilty Reidy.... Gabey *
Mitzi Durel.... Ivy Smith *
Randy Juneau.... Ozzie *
Rebecca Nice.... Claire De Loon *
Angela Dilkey.... Chorus
Bill Ulm.... Chorus
Chris McCormick.... Announcer; Nightclub M.C.
Colette Parent.... Chorus
David Boudreaux.... Sailor
Dean Bellais.... 1st Workman
Diane Lala.... Diana Dream; Dancer
Donn Hunter Murret.... 2nd Waiter; Sailor; Dancer
Holly Smith.... Flossie
Jan Esthus Schluter.... Flossie's Girlfriend
Jennifer Barbie.... Chorus
Jennifer Breedlove.... Dancer
John Lovett.... 3rd Workman; Bill Poster; Policeman
Karen Beck.... Dancer
Kelly Biggs.... Chorus
Kenneth Beck.... 2nd Workman; Tom; Dancer
Kurt Owens.... Professor Waldo Figment; Judge Pitkin W. Bridgework
Kyle Daigrepont.... Dancer
Margaret McMahon.... Chorus
Melissa Cuenca.... Dancer
Patrick Mendelson.... Andy; S. Uperman; Waiter; Rajah Bimmy; Dancer
Shannon Casey.... Dancer
Tom Grantham.... Sailor
Van Laborde.... Dancer
*=featured role

Staff
Alton Geno ....  Director; Choreographer
Pamela Legendre ....  Musical Director; Conductor
Martin L. Sachs ....  Lighting Design
Rick Paul ....  Set Design
Elizabeth Parent ....  Costume Design; Costume Director
Nancy Macko ....  Stage Manager
Beverly A. Trask ....  Asst. Choreographer
John Hecker ....  Technical Director; Production Manager; Production Manager
R. Sidney Kirk ....  Asst. Stage Manager; Paint Assistant
Nancy A. Schmitt ....  Box Office Manager; Box Office Manager
Jeffrey Baron ....  House Manager; Office Assistant
Jeff Macko ....  Drums; Percussion
Joe Marino ....  Wigs; Makeup Design
Stewart Becnel ....  Sound Engineer
Christian Smith ....  Master Electrician
Francis L. Monachino ....  Producer
Christine Parent ....  Dresser; Costume Shop Assistant
Amber Shields ....  Dresser; Costume Shop Assistant
Kathleen S. Crago ....  Business Manager
Elizabeth Schwarz ....  Accompanist; Accompanist
Mark Hall ....  Master Carpenter
James Cormier ....  Carpenter
Christian Stock ....  Carpenter
Kit McLellan ....  Paint Assistant
Celia Lauve ....  Paint Assistant
Betty Comden ....  Writer - Book & Lyrics
Adolph Green ....  Writer - Book & Lyrics
Dan Gitlan ....  Assistant House Manager
Cedric Bridges, III ....  Assistant Box Office Manager
Kathleen P. Wendel ....  Associate Producer
Michael Batt ....  Electrician
Hobson Frater ....  Electrician
Blythe Pittman ....  Electrician
Kellie Grengs ....  Assistant to the Designer; Costume Shop Supervisor
Julie Winn ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Jimmy Cox ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Colette Parent ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Maggie Joyce ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Helen Borey ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Agnes Ramelli ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Elaine Romain ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Sabrina Sears ....  Costume Shop Assistant
Louis J. Berndt ....  Associate Conductor
Miriam Baron ....  Office Assistant
Judith Cissell ....  Office Assistant
Paige Brooks ....  Office Assistant
Michael L. Crago ....  Technical Advisor
Roger Rosvold ....  Design Assistant
Michael Buckles ....  Assistant Sound Engineer
William Temple ....  Spot Operator
Amy Lynch ....  Properties Manager
Wayne Nelson ....  Dinosaur Wrangler

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Notes: [TSLT #81/82]
References: Baron; Bagnetto; Media; Review
Record created by: mcahill
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