Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Lyrics
This production is based upon a movie with the same title, shot in 1988. The songs for this staging were created by D. Yazbek. J. Lane was responsible for scenario.
Official opening on Broadway happened at Theatre of Belasco in 2010. At the beginning of 2011, it was closed, as the reviews were mixed. There were more than 25 previews and about 70 official displays in total. S. R. Scott, P. LuPone, B. Mitchell, J. Guarini and L. Benanti were among the cast. Bartlett Sher became a director. The design of the scene was made by Michael Yeargan, while Catherine Zuber created the costumes. Brian MacDevitt was responsible for lighting, and Scott Lehrer made sound design together with James Abbott as a musical director and Simon Hale as an orchestrator. The choreography was created by Christopher Gattelli.
This performance did not meet the expectations and was closed earlier than they creators had planned. In 2012, this production was nominated for several Tonies. This staging was also nominated for some Drama Desks & Outer Critics Circle Awards. L. Benanti obtained both of them in the categories of Outstanding Actress.
West End version of this spectacle opened in 2015 at Playhouse Theatre. Bartlett Sher became a director once again. T. Greig, W. Verkaik, J. Pradon, A. Skellern, and H. Gwynne received the leading roles. This production was nominated for several Laurence Olivier Awards in 2015.
Before the original musical, there was also workshop reading, which was held for Lincoln Center. J. Biel, S. Hayek, P. Szot and M. Morrison took part in it. In spring 2010, readings occurred featured S. R. Scott T. Hewitt and P. LuPone. B. Sher was a director.
Release date: 2011
Last Update:August, 01st 2016