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About the Show

Story: When three sailors disembark in New York City for their 24 hour leave, Ms. Turnstiles, an archeologist and a taxi-cab driver show them what it is to live on the town.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Lyricist and Librettist: Betty Comden and Adolph Green

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Adelphi Theatre, 44th Street Theatre, Martin Beck Theatre
Opening Night: Dec 28, 1944
Total Performances: 462
Original Cast: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Sono Osato, Nancy Walker, John Battles, Cris Alexander, Alice Pearce, Allyn Ann McLerie
Director: George Abbott
Choreographer: Jerome Robbins
Producer: Oliver Smith and Paul Feigay
Musical Director: Max Goberman
Orchestrations: Leonard Bernstein, Hershy Kay, Don Walker, Elliott Jacoby and Ted Royal
Scenic Design: Oliver Smith
Costume Design: Alvin Colt
Lighting Design: Sam Amdurs

1971 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Imperial Theatre
Opening Night: Oct 31, 1971
Total Performances: 73
Original Cast: Ron Husmann, Donna McKechnie, Phyllis Newman, Bernadette Peters, Tom Avera, Marilyn Cooper, Zoya Leporska, Remak Ramsay, Jess Richards, Fran Stevens
Director and Choreographer: Ron Field
Producer: Jerry Schlossberg and Vista Productions
Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
Orchestrations: Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay
Scenic Design: James Trittipo
Costume Design: Ray Aghayan and Bob Mackie
Lighting Design: Tharon Musser

1998 Broadway Revival
Theatre: George Gershwin Theatre
Opening Night: Nov 19, 1998
Total Performances: 69
Original Cast: Lea DeLaria, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jonathan Freeman, Annie Golden, Tai Jimenez, Sarah Knowlton, Robert Montano, Perry Laylon Ojeda, Linda Mugleston
Director: George C. Wolfe
Choreographer: Keith Young
Producer: The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival
Musical Director: Kevin Stites
Orchestrations: Bruce Coughlin
Scenic Design: Adrianne Lobel
Costume Design: Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design: Paul Gallo

2014 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Lyric Theatre
Opening Night: Oct 16, 2014
Original Cast: Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Clyde Alves, Megan Fairchild, Alysha Umphress, Elizabeth Stanley, Jackie Hoffman
Director: John Rando
Choreographer: Joshua Bergasse
Scenic Design: Beowulf Boritt
Costume Design: Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design: Jason Lyons
Sound Design: Kai Harada

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