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Cry Baby

Cry Baby

by Adam Schlesinger, David Javerbaum, Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell

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Cry Baby

Cry Baby




A musical based on the John Waters movie of the same name by the creators of Hairspray.


Story:

Chaos ensues when finishing school girl Allison Vernon-Williams starts seeing guitar playing rebel, Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Adam Schlesinger

Composer

Composer and Lyricist
David Javerbaum

Librettist

Librettist
Thomas Meehan

Librettist

Librettist
Mark O'Donnell



  • Premiere
  • 1990 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Marquis Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 24, 2008
Total Performances
68
Original Cast
Harriet Harris, James Snyder, Chester Gregory II, Christopher J. Hanke, Carly Jibson, Alli Mauzey, Tory Ross, Elizabeth Stanley
Director
Mark Brokaw
Choreographer
Rob Ashford
Musical Director
Lynne Shankel
Orchestrations
Christopher Jahnke
Scenic Design
Scott Pask
Costume Design
Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design
Howell Binkley

1990 Film Version

Movie Name
Cry Baby
Type
Non-Musical
Director
John Waters
Screenplay
John Waters
Starring
Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell, Polly Bergen, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords

Musical Numbers
Partners
Ralph and Me
Married
Woman Chatter
No Fuss
Your Children's Happiness
Immediate Family
Our Only Daughter
One White Dress
Vision
Don't Ever Stop Saying "I Love You"
I Stayed
Coney Island
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CDs

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2008 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score Written for the Theatre
Best Choreography

2008 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Choreography

2008 Theatre World Award Nominations

Alli Mauzey

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