Dinah Was

Name: Gramercy Theatre
Address: 127 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010
Production Information
Number of performances: 242
Opening date: May 28, 1998
Closing date: January 3, 1999
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Jean Doumanian Producer
WPA Theatre Producer
Kyle Renick Artistic Director
Lori Sherman Managing Director
Oliver Goldstick Book
David Petrarca Director
Lanny Hartley Musical Director
George Faison Choreographer
Michael Yeargan Set Designer
Paul Tazewell Costume Designer
Stephen Strawbridge Lighting Designer
Laura Grace Brown Sound Designer
Jeffrey Richards Associates Press Representative
Thomas Borchard Stage Manager
Jason Robert Brown Orchestrations
Lanny Hartley Orchestrations
Jason Robert Brown Arranger
Lanny Hartley Arranger
Jason Robert Brown Music Supervisor
James Calleri Casting Director

Actor Role
Yvette Freeman Dinah Washington
Adriane Lenox Maye/Waitress/Violet
Bud Leslie Frick/Rollie
Darryl Alan Reed Mama Jones/Chase Adams
Vince Viverito Joe Spinelli/Sam Greenblatt
Harriett D. Foy Dinah Washington UNDERSTUDY
Replacement Credits

Actor Role
Harriett D. Foy Dinah Washington
Lillias White Dinah Washington
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1998 Obie Award, Performance Yvette Freeman Actor
2 WON 1998 Obie Award, Performance Adriane Lenox Actor
3 NOMINATED 1998 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical    
DINAH WAS transferred from the WPA Theatre where it opened on March 24, 1998 and played for 53 performances.