Wednesday, April 10, 2013

10 Years Ago Today: Nine

Here's the next in a series of blogs featuring the musicals that opened 30, 20 and 10 years ago.  Others in the series can be found under the "Back in Time" tab at the top of the page.  (Scroll to the bottom of that page.)

The Playbill and the Windowcard

The Cast Recording

Promotional Fliers

Show: Nine - Revival
Theatre: Eugene O'Neill Theatre
Opening Night: April 10, 2003
Performances: 23 previews, 283 performances
Tonys: 8 nominations, including Best Actor Antonio Banderas, Best Direction Davis Leveaux; winner of 2: Best Featured Actress Jane Krakowski and Best Revival of a Musical  
Who's Who 10 Years Later: Director David Leveaux (Tony nominee)(Fiddler on the Roof, The Glass Menagerie, Jumpers (Tony nomination), Arcadia, next season's Romeo and Juliet), Choreographer Jonathan Butterell (Fiddler on the Roof, Assassins, The Light in the Piazza); Stars Antonio Banderas, Mary Stuart Masterson (Tony nominee) and Jane Krakowski have not returned to Broadway since.  Among the co-stars, Chita Rivera (Liliane le Fleur - Tony nomination) (Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Mary Beth Peil (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Follies), Deirdre Goodwin (Chicago, A Chorus Line, Silence!) and Laura Benanti (The Wedding Singer, In the Next Room, Gypsy (Tony Award), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown). 

Production Photos
Guido (Antonio Banderas) and his Women

Antonio Banderas and Chita Rivera

Jane Krakowski

Mary Stuart Masterson
Antonio Banderas
Jane Krakowski

Jonathan Butterell and David Leveux

Laura Benanti

Gypsy; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Deidre Goodwin

Chicago; Silence! The Musical

Mary Beth Peil

Follies; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Chita Rivera

The Dancer's Life

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

NOTE: Credits reflect work by artists since the opening night being celebrated here.


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