Doonesbury

Biltmore Theatre

Previews Began: November 3, 1983

Opening Night: November 21, 1983

Closing Night: February 19, 1984

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Music: Elizabeth Swados

Lyrics: Garry Trudeau

Book: Garry Trudeau

Garry Trudeau wrote the book and lyrics for this adaptation of his political-satire comic strip, with Elizabeth Swados composing the music. A group of college seniors live together on a college commune in New England, dealing with romance and looking forward to getting rich in 1980s America.

Musical Numbers

Graduation……………..Roland, Mike Doonesbury, B.D.,
                                                 Boopsie, Mark, Zonker
Just One Night…………………………….Mike Doonesbury
I Came To Tan…………………………….Zonker, Ensemble
Guilty……………………………………………Duke, Ensemble
I Can Have It All…………………………Boopsie, Ensemble
Get Together…………………………J.J., Mike Doonesbury
Baby Boom Boogie Boy……….Mark, Roland, Ensemble
Another Memorable Meal…………….Mike Doonesbury,
                                                         B.D., Boopsie, J.J.,
                                                   Mark, Zonker, Joanie

Just A House……………………………………………Ensemble
Complicated Man……………………………Honey, Boopsie
Real Estate………………………………………..Duke, Zonker
Mother…………………………………………………..J.J., Joanie
It’s the Right Time To Be Rich………………B.D., Roland
Muffy and the Topsiders……Mike Doonesbury, Mark,
                                                           Zonker, Boopsie
Just One Night (Reprise)………..Mike Doonesbury, J.J.
Graduation (Reprise)………………………………..Ensemble

CAST

Barbara Andres                                                   Joanie
Gary Beach                                                           Duke
Reathel Bean                                                      Roland
                                            Voice of President Reagan
Ralph Bruneau                                  Mike Doonesbury
Kate Burton                                                              J.J.
Laura Dean                                                       Boopsie
Mark Linn-Baker                                                  Mark
Albert Macklin                                                   Zonker
Peter Shawn                                                     Provost
Keith Szarabajka                                                    B.D.
Lauren Tom                                                        Honey

Understudies: Eve Bennett-Gordon (Boopsie, J.J.), Max Cantor (Mike Doonesbury, Mark, Provost, B.D.), Deborah Darr (Joanie), Scott Evans (Zonker), Peter Shawn (Duke, Roland), Janet Wong (Honey)

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