The Goodbye Girl

Original Broadway Production (1993)

Production Info

Previews: February 13, 1993 (23 prev.)
Opening March 4, 1993
Closing: August 15, 1993
Length of Run: 188 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Choreographer

Cast

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Paula
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Elliot
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Mrs. Crosby
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Lucy
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Mark/Ricky Simpson
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Melanie
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Jenna
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Cynthia
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Billy
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Donna

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture .... Orchestra
  • This Is as Good as It Gets .... Paula and Lucy
  • No More .... Paula
  • A Beat Behind .... Paula, Billy and Ensemble
  • This Is as Good as It Gets (Reprise) .... Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
  • My Rules .... Paula
  • Elliot Garfield Grant .... Elliot
  • Good News, Bad News .... Elliot, Paula and Lucy
  • Good News, Bad News (Reprise) .... Mrs. Crosby
  • Footsteps .... Paula and Lucy
  • How Can I Win? .... Paula
  • Richard Interred .... Elliot, Paula, Lucy, Mark, Mrs. Crosby, Donna and Ensemble

Act Two

  • How Can I Win? (Reprise) .... Paula
  • Good News, Bad News (Reprise) .... Elliot
  • Too Good to Be Bad .... Paula, Donna and Jenna
  • 2 Good 2 B Bad (Mrs. Crosby)
  • Who Would've Thought? .... Paula, Elliot, Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
  • Paula (An Improvised Love Song) .... Elliot and Paula
  • Who Would've Thought? (Reprise) .... Lucy, Melanie and Cynthia
  • I Can Play This Part .... Elliot
  • Jump for Joy .... Paula and Ensemble
  • What a Guy .... Paula
  • Finale .... Paula, Elliot and Lucy

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Trivia & History

The show had a highly tumultuous tryout, as outlined in this New York Times Article from January 15, 1993.  Among the problems were revising the show to make Peters more likeable, and the subsequent firing of Gene Saks.

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Production Info

Previews: February 13, 1993 (23 prev.)
Opening March 4, 1993
Closing: August 15, 1993
Length of Run: 188 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Tryout

Audio Recordings

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