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Jelly's Last Jam Production History

Jelly's Last Jam Show Information

Previews: April 01, 1992 (25 previews)
Opening:April 26, 1992
Closing:September 05, 1993
# Performances:569
Theatres: Virginia Theatre (New York, NY)
4/1/1992 - 9/5/1993
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • Mr. Jelly Lord (working title)

Other Productions of Jelly's Last Jam

1985   New York Workshop
New York
1991   Regional (US) World Premiere
Regional (US)
1992   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
2006   Alliance Theatre Production

Jelly's Last Jam - 1992 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1993 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Actor - Musical Gregory Hines -
1993 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Actress - Musical Tonya Pinkins
1993 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Broadway Musical 0
1993 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Choreography Hope Clarke
1993 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Choreography Gregory Hines
1993 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Choreography Ted Levy
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor - Musical Gregory Hines
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Book of a Musical George C. Wolfe
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Hope Clarke
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Gregory Hines
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Ted L. Levy
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Costume Design Toni-Leslie James
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Director - Musical George C. Wolfe
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Savion Glover
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Tonya Pinkins
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lighting Design Jules Fisher
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lyrics Susan Birkenhead
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Musical Jelly's Last Jam
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestration Luther Henderson
1992 The Hewes Awards Costume Design Toni-Leslie James
1992 The Hewes Awards Lighting Design Jules Fisher
1992 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical George C. Wolfe
1992 Tony Awards Best Choreography Hope Clarke
1992 Tony Awards Best Choreography Ted L. Levy
1992 Tony Awards Best Choreography Gregory Hines
1992 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Toni-Leslie James
1992 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical George C. Wolfe
1992 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Jules Fisher
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Margo Lion
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Pamela Koslow
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical PolyGram Diversified Entertainment
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical 126 Second Avenue Corp
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Hal Luftig
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Roger Hess
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Jujamcyn Theaters
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical TV Asahi
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Herb Alpert
1992 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Jelly Roll Morton
1992 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Luther Henderson
1992 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Susan Birkenhead
1992 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Keith David
1992 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gregory Hines
1992 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Tonya Pinkins
1992 Tony Awards Best Revival Robin Wagner