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Nine

Nine

by Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit

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Nine

Nine




A dynamic new musical based on Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film 8½.


Story:

Guido Contini is a wreck. Torn between his wife, mistress, and the star he needs to make a great movie, he runs off to Venice. But the city does not help. In the end, only the past is able save him.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Maury Yeston

Librettist

Librettist
Arthur Kopit



  • Premiere
  • 2003
  • 2009 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
46th Street Theatre
Opening Night
May 9, 1982
Total Performances
729
Original Cast
Raul Julia, Karen Akers, Anita Morris, Shelley Burch, Taina Elg, Liliane Montrevecchi, Kathi Moss
Director
Tommy Tune
Choreographer
Thommie Walsh
Producer
Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger S. Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak, Kenneth D. Greenblatt
Musical Director
Wally Harper
Orchestrations
Jonathan Tunick
Scenic Design
Lawrence Miller
Costume Design
William Ivey Long
Lighting Design
Marcia Madeira

2003 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Eugene O'Neil Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 10, 2003
Total Performances
283
Original Cast
Antonio Banderas, Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chita Rivera, Nell Campbell, Deidre Goodwin, Mary Beth Peil, Saundra Santiago, Myra Lucretia Taylor
Director
David Leveaux
Choreographer
Jonathan Butterell
Producer
The Roundabout Theatre Company
Musical Director
Kevin Stites
Orchestrations
Jonathan Tunick
Scenic Design
Scott Pask
Costume Design
Vicki Mortimer
Lighting Design
Brian MacDevitt

2009 Film Version

Movie Name
Nine
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Rob Marshall
Screenplay
Michael Tolkin, Anthony Minghella
Starring
Daniel Day-Lewis, Sandro Dori, Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren, Kate Hudson, Fergie




CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
2003 Broadway Revival Cast Album

CD
2009 Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




1982 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Liliane Montevecchi
Best Costume Design
Best Actor in a Musical - Raul Julia
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Karen Akers
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Anita Morris
Best Scenic Design
Best Book of a Musical
Best Lighting Design
Best Choreography

1982 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Liliane Montevecchi
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Anita Morris
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Shelly Burch

1982 Theatre World Award Nominations

Karen Akers

2003 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Jane Krakowski
Best Actor in a Musical - Antonio Banderas
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Mary Stuart Masterson
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Chita Rivera
Best Lighting Design
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Orchestrations

2003 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Antonio Banderas
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Jane Krakowski
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Mary Stuart Masterson
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Chita Rivera
Outstanding Director of a Musical

2003 Theatre World Award Nominations

Antonio Banderas
Mary Stuart Masterson

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