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Y: A Musical Cabaret/Spectacular

Conceived by Jean Marie Riviere, Arturo Brachetti, Pierre Simonini and Caroline Roboh

Productions

Piccadilly Theatre, 1983

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Piccadilly Theatre

First performance: Monday 27th June 1983

Director: Jean Marie Riviere. Designer: Pierre Simonini. Choreography: Molly Molloy.
Music Composers: Frederic Botton and Robert Purvis. Costume Designer: Roberto Rosello.
Lighting Designer: Jenny Cane. Music Arrangement: Jean Daniel Mercier. Sound Design: Autograph.
Assistant Choreographer: Tim Spain Ricketts. Assistant to Director: Paco. Artistic Supervision: Caroline Roboh.

Cast details from the December 1983 programme. General Cast List Cast details for each individual act

Cast List
Starring: Arturo Brachetti
With: Bunty Bailey, Caron Cardelle, Suzie Casabianca, Miranda Coe, Lesley Collinson, Tracey Cullen, Norbert Dingo, Mark Elie, Heavon Grant, Michael Hervieu, Robin James, Patrick Kealey, Fiona Lewis, Claire Lutter, Chris Marlow, John Peterson, Stefan Reekie, Caroline Roboh, Tim Spain Ricketts, Adrian Richard Swerhun, Gillian Winn.
Swing Dancers: Patricia Crosbie, Teri James, Tony Papas, Lynne Winslo
Dance Captain: Adrian Richard Swerhun

Orchestra
InstrumentPlayed by
Piano and Musical DirectorRobert Purvis
KeyboardsSteve Melling
WoodwindGeoff Young
TrumpetDuncan Smith
TromboneMike Smith
Bass GuitarBobby Patrick
GuitarPaul Donnelly
PercussionPeter Buchan

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Cast breakdown by act

Grand Entrance of Musical Director: Robert Purvis

Prologue
Costumes: Pierre Simonini
Full Company

Paris Piccadilly
Costumes: Caroline Roboh
The Waiters

Tributes To The Stars
Costumes: Roberto Rosello
CharacterPlayed By
King Kong/MarleneTracy Cullen
PresenterAdrian Richard Swerhun
Zizi JeanmarieFiona Lewis with her Boys
Josephine BakerGillian Winn with her Boys
Liza MinelliBunty Bailey with her Boys

Entrance of Arturo Brachetti

Cabaret De Paris
Costumes: Roberto Rosello
CharacterPlayed By
Moulin RougeMiranda Coe
Folies BergereClaire Lutter
MichouAdrian Swerhun
LidoSuzie Casabianca
Cotton ClubGillian Winn
AlcazarCaroline Roboh
ChampagneTracy Cullen
Top HatsLesley Collinson, Robin James,
Lynne Winslo, Fiona Lewis
The BoysTim Ricketts, Mark Elie, Heavon Grant,
Stefan Reekie, John Peterson, Michael Herview,
Tony Papes, Chris Marlow
Dodo Dollar
CharacterPlayed By
The RingmasterArturo Brachetti
AssistantMarc Lincoln
Dodo DollarCaron Cardelle

Presentation of the Orchestra
He's a Dream
Tracy Cullen with Adrian Swerhun

Venice Under The Sea
Costumes: Pierre Simonini
CharacterPlayed By
Don Giovanni CasanovaArturo Brachetti
Marchesa del PietronanoBunty Bailey
Contessa de L'Occhi RotantiMiranda Coe
Donna Gatta del Gran BisognoLesley Collinson
Duchessa TrombonaFiona Lewis
VergineCaron Cardelle
Marchesa Eva RompilloniCaroline Roboh
Nobildonna InvisibleRobin James
Columbina Dalla CinaClaire Lutter
Madama del Perenne SorrisoLynne Winslo
Duca Della Molli DuraTim Ricketts
Conte TintorettoStefan Reekie
Cavalier FlorindoAdrian Swerhun
Othello MercantiHeavon Grant
Marchese del LampadarioMichael Hervieu
Lodovico dei RitardiMark Elie
Barone Dell'AsmaChris Marlow
ArlecchiniJohn Peterson
I GondolieriPatrick Kealey, Norbert Dingo

Sweet Dreams
Tracy Cullen
Backing Vocals: Lynne Winslo, Tony Papas, Adiran Swerhun

Horror Story
CharacterPlayed By
Conte Alboretto BrachettiArturo Brachetti
Boris KartoffenNorbert Dingo
Veronica of BatterseaCaroline Roboh
Igor/QuasimodoTim Ricketts
The Fairies of DeathCaron Cardelle, Fiona Lewis,
Bunty Bailey, Lesley Collinson
Graveyard FolliesMichael Hervieu, Stefan Reekie
Ostriches
Costumes: Pierre Simonini
CharacterPlayed By
1st OstrichStefan Reekie
2nd OstrichAdiran Swerhun

Illusions
Costume: Pierre Simonini
Tracy Cullen

Eye
Costumes: Pierre Simonini
CharacterPlayed By
The DivaArturo Brachetti
My Fair LadyArturo Brachetti
Funny GirlArturo Brachetti
The SamuraiArturo Brachetti
The Old ArtistArturo Brachetti
The GentlemanArturo Brachetti

Gentleman
Tracy Cullen, Heavon Grant, Adrian Swerhun, John Peterson, Michael Hervieu

Tigers
Costumes: Roberto Rosello, Pierre Simonini
CharacterPlayed By
The TamerStefan Reekie
TigersLesley Collinson, Bunty Bailey,
Miranda Coe, Robin James, Claire Lutter
The TigressSuzie Casabianca
The GentlemanStefan Reekie

The Flight
Costumes: Pierre Simonini
Arturo Brachetti

Zubadia
Costumes: Roberto Rosello and Pierre Simonini
Caroline Roboh, Adrian Swerhun, Heavon Grant, Chris Marlow, John Peterson.

Running Wild
Tracy Cullen, Tim Ricketts, John Peterson
Orchestra

The Grand Piano
Costumes: Roberto Rosello
CharacterPlayed By
Black BottonSuzie Casabianca, Claire Lutter, Gillian Winn,
Miranda Coe, Lynne Winslo, Adrian Swerhun,
Mark Elie, Heavon Grant, Stefan Reekie,
Chris Marlow
The PianistNorbert Dingo
CharlestonCaron Cardelle, John Peterson, Bunty Bailey,
Lesley Collinson, Fiona Lewsi, Robin James,
Tim Ricketts, Adrian Swerhun,
Mark Elie, Stefan Reekie
TangoGillian Winn, Mark Elie, Suzie Casabianca,
Miranda Coe, Lynne Winslo, Adrian Swerhun, Heavon Grant,
Stefan Reekie
The CoupleArturo Brachetti
SingersBoys
The Mirror BallMarc Lincoln
Tambourine Dance1st Tambourine: Tim Ricketts,
All the Boys
BananasFiona Lewis, Caron Cardelle, Bunty Bailey,
Lesley Collinson, Miranda Coe, Robin James,
Gillian Winn, Claire Lutter, John Peterson,
Tim Ricketts, Heavon Grant, Adrian Swerhun,
Stefan Reekie, Mark Elie, Michael Hervieu

Applaudissez
Full Company