Damn Yankees (Toronto)
DAMN YANKEES by George Abbott & Douglass Wallop with words and music by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, based on the novel “The Year The Yankees Won The Pennant” by Douglass Wallop at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West, Toronto from July 16 to September 3, 1988.
Produced by Ed & David Mirvish, in association with the Marlene Smith Group. Producer: Marlene Smith & Ernie Rubenstein.
Directed & Choreographed by Madeline Paul; Musical Direction by Mark Hukezalie; Set Design & Costume Design by Michael Egan; Lighting Design by Stephen Ross; Sound Design by Rick Boffo; Stage Managed by Donna McLaurin; Assistant Stage Managed by Toby Simkin and Dance Captain: Glen Kotyk.
STARRING Davis Gaines (Joe Hardy); Moira Walley (Lola); Avery Saltzman (Mr. Applegate); James Hobson (Joe Boyd); Maida Rogerson (Meg Boyd); Denise Fergusson (Sister); Diane Fabian (Doris); Michael Fawkes (Van Buren); Gerry Salsberg (Sohovik); Larry Mannell (Rocky); Lee MacDougall (Smokey); Pamela Gerrand (Gloria); George Merner (Welch); George Pothitos (Lynch); Dorothy Jordan-Naylor (Miss Weston ); Terrence Slater (Commissioner); Victor Sutton (Postmaster); Brad Cormier (Eddie ) and ballplayers, baseball fans, singers and dancers including Michael Arnold; Sergio Trujillo; Lloyd Adams; Patric A. Creelman; Christine Donato; Eileen Farrell; Stephen Foster; David Koch; Lorena Mackenzie; Todd Noel; Lea Parrell; Kathryn Akin; Kelly Margaret Bodanis; Brenda Rundle and Richard Smith.
WITH Eileen Farrell (Swing); Michael Fawkes (understudy for Joe Boyd); Glen Kotyk (Swing); Larry Mannell (understudy for Mr. Applegate); Lea Parrell (understudy for Lola); George Pothitos (understudy for Van Buren / Sohovik / Rocky / Smokey) and David Rogers (understudy for Joe Hardy).
ORCHESTRA including Mark Hukezalie (Conductor); Jaime Weisenblum (Violin/Concert Master); Vera Tarowsky, Fujiko Imhaishi, Carol Fujiko (Violins); Valerie Kuinka (Viola); Peter Schenkman (Cello / Orchestra Manager); Roberto Occipinti (Bass); Ian Harper, Bob Leonard, Jack Zasa, Richard Thompson, Peter Lutek (Reeds & Woodwinds); Steve McDade, John MacLeaod, Robert Grim (Trumpets); Alistair Kay, Bob Ferguson, Ernie Pattison (Trombones); Jenifer Wilson (French Horn); Jim Tait (Guitar & Banjo); Brian Leonard (Percussion) and Charles Homewood (Piano).
Mirvish Director of Publicity: Jim Valentine.