Act I It's 1922, and Millie Dillmount has just escaped to from. She was replaced by , but prior to public previews, , her understudy, was chosen to assume the title role, a move that propelled her to stardom. Regardless of his income status, she loved him anyway, and she later realized that her green glass necklace was actually genuine. Meers stops his ranting by reminding them of why they work for her, to raise money to see their mother again. She was the second wife of her late husband. A week later, Millie is confronted by the hotel proprietress, the mysterious and sinister Mrs.
Meers tries to dope Miss Dorothy with a poisoned apple, but is repeatedly interrupted. Instead, Millie wins the undying devotion of Jimmy Smith, a paper clip salesman. It's a New York full of intrigue and jazz - a time when women were entering the workforce and the rules of love and social behavior were changing forever. The tour starred as Millie, as Mrs. Archived from on September 30, 2007. It began previews on October 11 and opened on October 21.
We are honored to be able to provide financial aid to families in Santa Cruz County. Directed by Michael Mayer and by , orchestration was by and the late , scenic design was by , costume design was by , and lighting design was by. Despite nurturing the role through the workshop process, Kristin Chenoweth did not continue with the role of Millie in order to film her own sitcom. He does not show pride in his wealth. Millie realises that the unemployed Jimmy is as far from her plan to marry well as a girl can get, so she flees the kitchen and heads to Muzzy's dressing room for some sound advice. Based on the popular movie, the stage version of Thoroughly Modern Millie includes a full score of new songs and bright dance numbers.
She tears off a return ticket not to be tempted to return. Miss Peg Flannery Support Curmudgeonly head stenographer at Sincere Trust. Meers manages to drug and kidnap both Jimmy and Trevor. And she couldn't have chosen better. Smith Lucas Rush Lucas Rush Miss Dorothy Brown Amanda Serkasevich Diana Kaarina Helen Baker Robyn North Katherine Glover Lisa Bridge Mr Trevor Graydon Sean Allan Krill Craig Urbani Andrew Kennedy Graham MacDuff Richard Meek Muzzy Van Hossmere Pamela Isaacs Grace Kennedy Jenny Fitzpatrick Nicola Blackman Miss Flannery Ruth Williamson Janelle A. Enter Miss Dorothy, and she and Millie quickly prove that opposites attract.
Meers, a former actress who now works for a ring in Hong Kong, kidnapping pretty unsuspecting orphan girls and shipping them to the Orient, which she has just done to Millie's hall mate, Ethel Peas. Meers and befriends a pretty orphan, Miss Dorothy Brown. School edition The school edition of Thoroughly Modern Millie was premiered at the on June 26, 2007. Like the film on which it is based, it interpolates new tunes with some previously written songs. Charming, handsome, self-assured and savvy. Seemingly very prim and proper, Mrs. Smith Lucas Rush Lucas Rush Miss Dorothy Brown Amanda Serkasevich Diana Kaarina Helen Baker Robyn North Katherine Glover Lisa Bridge Mr Trevor Graydon Sean Allan Krill Craig Urbani Andrew Kennedy Graham MacDuff Richard Meek Muzzy Van Hossmere Pamela Isaacs Grace Kennedy Jenny Fitzpatrick Nicola Blackman Miss Flannery Ruth Williamson Janelle A.
When Webb subsequently left the production to join , Mrs. Glamorous diva, but warm and down-to-earth. Meers with a drugged apple but when he sees her, he falls in love with her instantly and wants to save her from Mrs. Meers, as Jimmy, as Trevor Graydon, and as Miss Flannery. The tour starred as Millie, as Mrs. It was directed by Brian Kruse.
After the white slavers are captured, the truth about Jimmy and Miss Dorothy is disclosed. Meers was played by , and when Holden was forced to take time off due to illness, her understudy Donna Steele took over the role to great acclaim. Ching Ho Asian male, 20s. The creators of the show also appeared at the festival to help introduce the show. The musical has since become a popular choice for high school productions. Included in the workshops casts were , , and. Jailed, a young man understands his true affection to this provincial girl.
Meers out of the way, Miss Dorothy is revealed in Ching Ho's arms: he rescued her from an unspeakable fate and won her heart into the bargain. Meers must be running a white slavery ring. Both Jimmy and Dorothy had disguised their family name to avoid being found out as society heirs. Her lightning speed stenography easily lands her the job. Jimmy asks Millie to a party hosted by famous singer Muzzy van Hossmere, and she accepts. She is the second wife of her late husband. Meers, the owner of the hotel, plots to kidnap Miss Dorothy.
She returns to the Hotel Priscilla in a state of bliss, which is quickly shattered when she sees Jimmy sneaking out of Miss Dorothy's room after what appears to be a late-night tryst. Meers along with Ching Ho and Bun Foo get ready to drug Miss Dorothy, when Ching Ho refuses because he loves her. Meers told him Miss Dorothy had checked out of the hotel. The original cast included Sutton Foster as Millie, as Trevor, as Miss Dorothy, as Jimmy, as Mrs. Productions Broadway The musical, directed by , underwent several workshops in New York in 1999. As the girls rush off to their rooms, Mrs. Appealing, determined, smart and headstrong despite her naiveté.
It is based on the , which itself was based on the British musical Chrysanthemum, which opened in London in 1956. Meers told him Miss Dorothy had checked out of the hotel. Archived from on September 30, 2007. The original Broadway production won six and five , including the win for Best Musical at both award ceremonies. It then played out-of-town tryouts at the at in October 2000 through December 2000. She wills herself into wasting no more time on Jimmy Smith. Meers, as Jimmy, as Trevor Graydon, and as Miss Flannery.