THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Tony Award-Winning Musical Nine (Video)

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The 1982 Tony Award-winning musical Nine by Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit played its final performance Feb. 4, 1984. In celebration of the musical, Playbill.com looks back at performances from the original production, film and 2003 revival as well as several covers of "Unusual Way."

Nine starred Raul Julia as Guido Contini, Karen Akers as Luisa Contini, Shelly Burch as Claudia, Stephanie Cotsirilos as Stephanie Necrophorus, Kate Dezina as Our Lady of the Spa, Taina Elg as Guido's Mother, Liliane Montevecchi as Liliane La Fleur and Anita Morris as Carla.

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"Be Italian" from the original cast:

Karen Akers sings "My Husband Makes Movies" and "Be on Your Own":

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"Be Italian," performed by Kathi Moss and the original cast:

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"Be Italian" from the film:

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Antonio Banderas and the cast perform on the Tony Awards:

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"A Call From the Vatican" from the film:

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The trailer for the film:

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"Cinema Italiano," performed by Kate Hudson:

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"Unusual Way," performed by Nicole Kidman:

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Barbra Streisand sings "Unusual Way."

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Linda Eder sings "Unusual Way."

Composer Maury Yeston talks Nine:

 

Yeston sings "Nine" on "Theater Talk":

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