Musical - Original

Latin Quarter

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 23, 1985
  • Closing Date: January 5, 1986
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 70


The story of New York mayor Ed Koch, including his dilemma over the proposed redevelopment of Times Square in the 1980s, is musicalized from his own memoirs, with songs by Charles Strouse and a book by Warren Leight.


Opening Night Cast

Lenny Wolpe in Mayor Lenny Wolpe Mayor Koch
Nancy Giles Bess Meyerson
Ilene Kristen Leona Helmsley
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Warren Leight Book
Charles Strouse Charles Strouse Music
Charles Strouse Charles Strouse Lyrics
  Jeffrey B. Moss Director
  Barbara Siman Choreographer
  Randy Barcelo Scenic Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Book of a Musical Warren Leight Nominee
1986 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Kathryn McAteer Nominee
1986 Outstanding Music Charles Strouse Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Theatre World Award Nancy Giles Winner
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