Opened: May 9, 1982
Closing: February 04, 1984

Nine - 1982 - Broadway History , Info & More

46th Street Theatre
226 W.46th St. New York, NY

Based on the film 8 1/2 by Federico Fellini

A famous Italian movie director has lost his momentum and attempts to recover it by vacationing (and working) at a Venetian spa.

Nine - 1982 - Broadway Cast

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Overture Delle Donne
Spa Music
Not Since Chaplin
Guido's Song
Coda di Guido
The Germans at the Spa
My Husband Makes Movies
A Call from the Vatican
Movie Themes
Only with You
Folies Bergeres
Ti Voglio Bene/Be Italian
The Bells of St. Sebastian
A Man Like You
Unusual Way
Contini Submits
The Grand Canal
Tarantella [i]
Every Girl in Venice
Marcia Di Ragazzi
Recitativo [i]
Recitativo [ii]
Only You
Tarantella [ii]
Finale: The Grand Canal
Be on Your Own
I Can't Make This Movie
Waltz di Guido
Getting Tall
Pas de Boys
Let It Be Love
Now's the Moment
Nine has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1982, Broadway which opened in 1982, West End which opened in 1992, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2003, Broadway which opened in 2003 and which opened in 2009.
Best Musical , , Best Book of a Musical for Arthur Kopit, Best Choreography for Tommy Tune, Best Costume Design for William Ivey Long, Best Direction of a Musical for Tommy TuneBest Lighting Design for Marcia Madeira and Best Scenic Design for Lawrence Miller.
Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Arthur Kopit, Best Choreography for Tommy Tune, Best Costume Design for William Ivey Long, Best Direction of a Musical for Tommy Tune, Best Lighting Design for Marcia Madeira, Best Scenic Design for Lawrence Miller, .
Nine has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Costume Design at the Drama Desk Awards for William Ivey Long, Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Tommy Tune, Outstanding Lighting Design at the Drama Desk Awards for Marcia Madeira, Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for Maury Yeston, Outstanding Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, and Costume Design at The Hewes Awards for William Ivey Long.
Nine has won several awards for its outstanding achievements. These include the following: - Outstanding Costume Design at the Drama Desk Awards for William Ivey Long - Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Tommy Tune - Outstanding Lighting Design at the Drama Desk Awards for Marcia Madeira - Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for Maury Yeston - Outstanding Musical at the Drama Desk Awards - Costume Design at The Hewes Awards for William Ivey Long These accolades highlight the exceptional talent and creativity showcased in the production of Nine.



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