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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
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).
Guido (Antonio Banderas) and his Women
Antonio Banderas and Chita Rivera
Mary Stuart Masterson
Jonathan Butterell and David Leveux
Gypsy; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Chicago; Silence! The Musical
Mary Beth Peil
Follies; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
The Dancer's Life
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
NOTE: Credits reflect work by artists since the opening night being celebrated here.