Dirty Blonde

by Claudia Shear | Conceived by Claudia Shear & James Lapine

Helen Hayes Theatre
April 14, 2000 - March 4, 2001

Opening Night Production Credits:

Written by Claudia Shear
Conceived by Claudia Shear and James Lapine
Directed by James Lapine
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President), Chase Mishkin, OSTAR Enterprises and ABC, Inc.; Produced in association with New York Theatre Workshop
Music arranged by Bob Stillman
Musical Director: Bob Stillman
Original song "Dirty Blonde" by Bob Stillman
Featuring songs by Garret Frerichs and Oezlem Cetin
Featuring songs with lyrics by Ben Ellison and Gladys Dubois
Musical staging by John Carrafa
Associate Director: Gareth Hendee
Assistant Choreographer: Rachel Bress
Scenic Design by Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by David J. Lander
Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier
Wig Design by Tom Watson
Assistant Scenic Design: Antje Ellermann
Assistant Costume Design: Linda Ross
Assistant Lighting Design: Brenda Dolan
Assistant Sound Design: Catherine D. Mardis
General Manager: Albert Poland
Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
Production Stage Manager: Leila Knox
Technical Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan
Additional casting by Ilene Starger
Press Representative: Richard Kornberg and Don Summa
Vocal Coach: Deborah Hecht
Shubert Organization Creative Projects Director
D.S. Moynihan; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.

Mae West material courtesy of the Estate of Mae West by the Roger Richman Agency

Kevin Chamberlin
Claudia Shear
Bob Stillman

Charlie and others
Jo, Mae
Frank Wallace, Ed Hearn, and others

Understudies: Paul Amodeo (Frank Wallace, Ed Hearn, and others), Kevin Carolan (Charlie and others), Nora Mae Lyng (Jo, Mae).


Photos by Joan Marcus.

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