Nine

Musical - Original

46th Street Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 22, 1982
  • Opening Date: May 9, 1982
  • Closing Date: February 4, 1984
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 729

Lyrics: Maury Yeston

Music: Maury Yeston

Book: Arthur Kopit

Synopsis

A famous film director is suffering from a creative block — and personal difficulties with his wife, mistress, the actress who serves as his muse, and his female producer — in Maury Yeston, Arthur Kopit and Mario Fratti's musical adaptation of the Federico Fellini film 8 1/2.

 

Opening Night Cast

Raul Julia Guido Contini
Karen Akers Luisa Contini
Shelly Burch Claudia
Stephanie Cotsirilos Stephanie Necrophorus
Kate Dezina Our Lady of the Spa
Taina Elg Guido's Mother
Liliane Montevecchi Liliane La Fleur
Anita Morris Carla
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arthur Kopit Book
Maury Yeston Maury Yeston Music
Maury Yeston Maury Yeston Lyrics
Tommy Tune Tommy Tune Director
  Thommie Walsh Choreographer
  Lawrence Miller Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Outstanding Costume Design William Ivey Long Winner
1982 Outstanding Director of a Musical Tommy Tune Winner
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Liliane Montevecchi Winner
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Anita Morris Winner
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Shelly Burch Nominee
1982 Outstanding Lighting Design Marcia Madeira Winner
1982 Outstanding Lyrics Maury Yeston Winner
1982 Outstanding Music Maury Yeston Winner
1982 Outstanding Musical   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Theatre World Award Karen Akers Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Actor in a Musical Raul Julia Nominee
1982 Book of a Musical Arthur Kopit Nominee
1982 Choreography Tommy Tune Nominee
1982 Costume Design (Play or Musical) William Ivey Long Winner
1982 Direction of a Musical Tommy Tune Winner
1982 Featured Actress in a Musical Anita Morris Nominee
1982 Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Akers Nominee
1982 Featured Actress in a Musical Liliane Montevecchi Winner
1982 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Marcia Madeira Nominee
1982 Musical   Winner
1982 Original Score Maury Yeston Winner
1982 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Lawrence Miller Nominee
 
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