Saturday, April 13, 2013

10 Years Ago Today: A Year with Frog and Toad

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.)

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The Playbill and Window Card

The Original Cast Recording

Show Merch at Toys 'r' Us in Times Square

Broadway Production Photos
(by Rob Levine)

Show: A Year with Frog and Toad
Theatre: Cort Theatre
Opening Night: April 13, 2003
Performances15 previews, 73 performances
Tonys: 3 nominations, including Best Book of a Musical Willie Reale, Best Score of a Musical Robert Reale Music and Willie Reale Lyrics; no wins.  
Who's Who 10 Years Later: Late costume designer Martin Pakledinaz subsequently designed some 15 Broadway plays and musicals, including Nice Work If You Can Get It and Chapin; Choreographer Daniel Pelzig is the only other major creative with a later credit (33 Variations); Star Jay Goede has not returned to Broadway since, while Mark Linn-Baker has been seen in Losing Louie and Relatively Speaking, and he co-produced A Steady Rain.  Among the co-stars, Frank Vlastnic has not been on Broadway since, but Danielle Ferland has been seen in All My Sons, and Jennifer Gambatese has the following credits: All Shook Up, Tarzan and Is He Dead?  Currently, she is touring as Glinda in Wicked.

Jay Goede

Mark Linn-Baker

Losing Louie

Relatively Speaking

Danielle Ferland

All My Sons 

Jennifer Gambatese

All Shook Up



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