Falsettos

Walter Kerr Theatre

Previews Began: September 29, 2016

Opening Night: October 27, 2016

Closing Night: January 8, 2017

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Music: William Finn

Lyrics: William Finn

Lyrics: William Finn

James Lapine

The story of Marvin, who leaves his wife and child for a male lover, and the extended family’s comic and dramatic attempts to co-exist as the lover contracts the AIDS virus.

Musical Numbers

Four Jews in a Room Bitching……….Whizzer, Marvin,
                                                    Jason, Mendel, Trina
A Tight-Knit Family……………………………………..Marvin
Love Is Blind………………………Marvin, Jason, Whizzer,
                                                              Mendel, Trina
Thrill of First Love…………………………Marvin, Whizzer
Marvin at the Psychiatrist (A Three-Part                    
Mini-Opera)…………..Mendel, Marvin, Jason, Whizzer
Everyone Tells Jason to See a Psychiatrist………Jason,
                                                                             Trina,
                                                                          Marvin,
                                                                        Whizzer
This Had Better Come to a Stop………..Marvin, Trina,
                                                              Jason, Mendel,
                                                                        Whizzer
I’m Breaking Down…………………………………………Trina
Jason’s Therapy………………….Mendel, Trina, Whizzer,
                                                               Marvin, Jason
A Marriage Proposal………………..Mendel, Trina, Jason
A Tight-Knit Family (Reprise)…………Mendel, Marvin
Trina’s Song…………………………………………………..Trina
March of the Falsettos………….Mendel, Marvin, Jason,
                                                                        Whizzer
Trina’s Song (Reprise)…………………………………….Trina
The Chess Game…………………………..Marvin, Whizzer
Making a Home………..Mendel, Jason, Trina, Whizzer
The Games I Play………………………………………Whizzer
Marvin Goes Crazy………………Marvin, Mendel, Jason,
                                                             Trina, Whizzer
I Never Wanted to Love You…Marvin, Mendel, Trina,
                                                             Jason, Whizzer
Father to Son…………………………………….Marvin, Jason

Welcome to Falsettoland…………………………..Company
The Year of the Child……………………………….Company
Miracle of Judaism…………………………………………Jason
Sitting Watching Jason (Play Baseball)………Company
A Day in Falsettoland………………………………..Company
Everyone Hates His Parents……………..Mendel, Jason,
                                                               Marvin, Trina
What More Can I Say…………………………………..Marvin
Something Bad Is Happening…….Charlotte, Cordelia,
                                                          Marvin, Whizzer
Holding to the Ground……………………………………Trina
Days Like This I Almost Believe in God……..Company
Cancelling the Bar Mitzvah……..Jason, Mendel, Trina
Unlikely Lovers…………….Marvin, Whizzer, Charlotte,
                                                                        Cordelia
Another Miracle of Judaism…………………………….Jason
Something Bad is Happening (Reprise)……..Charlotte
You Gotta Die Sometime……………………………Whizzer
Jason’s Bar Mitzvah………………………………….Company
What Would I Do?…………………………Marvin, Whizzer

CAST

Andrew Rannells                                             Whizzer
Christian Borle                                                  Marvin
Brandon Uranowitz                                          Mendel
Stephanie J. Block                                                Trina
Betsy Wolfe                                                     Cordelia
Anthony Rosenthal                                               Jason
Tracie Thoms                                          Dr. Charlotte

Understudies: Courtney Balan (Dr. Charlotte, Cordelia, Trina), Colin Hanlon (Marvin, Whizzer, Mendel), Peyton Lusk (Jason), Tally Sessions (Whizzer, Mendel, Marvin), Stephanie Umoh (Dr. Charlotte, Cordelia, Trina)

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