Working

Musical - Original

46th Street Theatre

  • First Preview: May 5, 1978
  • Opening Date: May 14, 1978
  • Closing Date: June 4, 1978
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 24

Synopsis

This musical revue based on Studs Terkel's oral history of the working class features songs by a variety of writers, from Stephen Schwartz, who conceived and directs the project, to Mary Rodgers to Micki Grant to James Taylor.

 

Opening Night Cast

Susan Bigelow Kate Rushton, agency vice-president
Steven Boockvor Marco Camerone, hockey player
John Fortune, advertising copy chief
Rex Everhart in Working Rex Everhart Herb Rosen, corporate executive
Booker Page, seaman
Arny Freeman Joe Zutty, retired shipping clerk
Anthony Palazzo, stonemason
Bob Gunton Bud Jonas, football coach
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Craig Carnelia Original Songs
  Micki Grant Original Songs
  Mary Rodgers Original Songs
  Susan Birkenhead Original Songs
Stephen Schwartz Stephen Schwartz Original Songs
  James Taylor Original Songs
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1977 - 1978

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Outstanding Director of a Musical Stephen Schwartz Winner
1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Brad Sullivan Nominee
1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Matt Landers Nominee
1978 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Lenora Nemetz Nominee
1978 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Bobo Lewis Winner
1978 Outstanding Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Book of a Musical Stephen Schwartz Nominee
1978 Featured Actor in a Musical Rex Everhart Nominee
1978 Featured Actor in a Musical Steven Boockvor Nominee
1978 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Ken Billington Nominee
1978 Original Score Craig Carnelia
Micki Grant
Mary Rodgers
Susan Birkenhead
Stephen Schwartz
James Taylor
Nominee
1978 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) David Mitchell Nominee
 
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