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Chapman Roberts

 

 

Chapman

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Chapman Roberts’ vocal arrangements and musical direction have been pivotal in a string of Broadway and West End successes, including, Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope, the original productions of Eubie, Bubbling Brown Sugar (two Oliviers and the Grammy), Your Arm’s too Short to Box with God (Tony), Blues in the Night, Five Guys Named Moe (2 Oliviers), and Playwrights Horizons’Avenue X. He was last presented on Broadway and London’s West End in the smash hit Smokey Joe’s Café (Grammy), and off Broadway in Three Mo’ Tenors.

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Playhouse Theatre (April 19, 1972 – June 11, 1972)
Edison Theatre (June 13, 1972 – October 27, 1974)
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Ambassador Theatre

First Preview:September 14, 1978

  • Opening Date:September 20, 1978
  • Closing Date:October 7, 1979

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ANTA Playhouse

  • First Preview:February 20, 1976
  • Opening Date:March 2, 1976
  • Closing Date:December 31, 1977

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Lyceum Theatre (December 22, 1976 – November 13, 1977)
Eugene O’Neill Theatre (November 16, 1977 – January 01, 1978)
  • First Preview:December 20, 1976
  • Opening Date:December 22, 1976
  • Closing Date:January 1, 1978

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Rialto Theatre

  • First Preview:May 20, 1982
  • Opening Date:June 2, 1982
  • Closing Date:July 18, 1982

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Eugene O’Neill Theatre

  • First Preview:March 20, 1992
  • Opening Date:April 8, 1992
  • Closing Date:May 2, 1993

2avenuxAvenue X premiered at Playwrights Horizons in February 1994,

winning the Richard Rodgers Award in 1992 and 1993.

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Virginia Theatre

  • First Preview:February 9, 1995
  • Opening Date:March 2, 1995
  • Closing Date:January 16, 2000

Three Mo’ Tenors

Little Shubert Theatre

1994 PBS Television Special