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Helen Hayes Theatre, (7/10/2007 - 9/28/2008)
First Preview: May 23, 2007 Total Previews: 49
Opening Date: Jul 10, 2007    
Closing Date: Sep 28, 2008 Total Performances: 512

Category: Musical, Fantasy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Los Angeles and Mount Olympus in 1980

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Robert Ahrens, Dan Vickery, Sara Murchison, Dale Smith, Tara Smith and B. Swibel; Associate Producer: Allicat Productions, Marc Rubel and Cari Smulyan
Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Music by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar; Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar; Musical Director: Eric Stern; Based on the Universal Pictures Film Screenplay by Richard Danus; Based on the movie with a screenplay by Marc Rubel; Music arranged by Eric Stern; Associate Musical Dir.: Karl Mansfield
Directed by Christopher Ashley; Choreographed by Dan Knechtges; Associate Director: Dana Iris Harrel; Associate Choreographer: DJ Gray
Scenic Design by David Gallo; Costume Design by David Zinn; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald and Carl Casella; Projection Design by Zachary Borovay; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Jon Carter; Associate Scenic Design: Frank McCullough; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Costume Design: Amelia Dombrowski and Sarah Laux; Associate Projection Design: Austin Switser
General Manager: Laura Heller; Company Manager: Jolie Gabler
Production Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Technical Supervisor: Juniper Street Productions; Stage Manager: John M. Atherlay
Conducted by Eric Stern; Associate Conductor: Karl Mansfield; Synths: Eric Stern and Karl Mansfield; Guitar: Chris Biesterfeldt; Drums: Eric Halvorson; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music; Synthesizer Programmer: Karl Mansfield
Casting: Cindy Tolan; Press Representative: Pete Sanders and Blue Current Public Relations; Marketing: HHC Marketing; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Dance Captain: Marty Thomas; Associate Casting Director: Adam Caldwell
Kerry ButlerClio/Kira
Cheyenne Jackson
Replaced James Carpinello in previews
Tony RobertsDanny Maguire, Zeus
Jackie HoffmanCalliope, Aphrodite
Mary TestaMelpomene, Medusa
Curtis HolbrookThalia, Siren, Young Danny, '80s Singer, Cyclops
(May 23, 2007 - Apr 13, 2008)
Anika LarsenEuterpe, Siren, '40s Singer, Thetis
(May 23, 2007 - Nov 26, 2007)
Kenita R. MillerErato, Siren, '40s Singer, Eros, Hera
Marty ThomasFeatured Skater
Andre WardTerpsicore, Siren, '80s Singer, Hermes, Centaur
Swings: Patti Murin and Marty Thomas
Understudies: Annie Golden (Calliope, Aphrodite, Melpomene, Medusa), Curtis Holbrook (Sonny), Anika Larsen (Calliope, Aphrodite, Clio/Kira, Melpomene, Medusa), Kenita R. Miller (Clio/Kira), Patti Murin (Clio/Kira), Peter Samuel (Danny Maguire, Zeus) and Andre Ward (Calliope, Aphrodite, Melpomene, Medusa, Sonny)
Tony Award®
 2008 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Robert Ahrens , Dan Vickery , Tara Smith , B. Swibel , Sara Murchison and Dale Smith
 2008 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Douglas Carter Beane
 2008 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Kerry Butler
 2008 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Dan Knechtges
Drama Desk Award
 2008 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Robert Ahrens , Dan Vickery , Sara Murchison , Dale Smith , Tara Smith and B. Swibel
winner 2008 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Douglas Carter Beane
 2008 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Cheyenne Jackson
 2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Mary Testa
 2008 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Dan Knechtges
 2008 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Christopher Ashley
music by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar; lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar
I'm AliveMuses and Clio/Kira
MagicSonny, Kira and Muses
Evil WomanMelpomene, Calliope, and Sirens
SuddenlySonny and Kira
Whenever You're Away From MeDanny Maguire, Kira, and Young Danny
Dancin''40s and '80s Singers, Kira, Sonny, and Danny
Strange MagicSonny and Kira, Melpomene, Calliope, and Eros
All Over the WorldFull Company
Don't Walk AwaySonny, Kira and Muses
FoolKira, Melpomene, and Calliope
The FallSonny and Muses
Suspended in TimeKira and Sonny
Have You Never Been Mellow?Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Thetis, Cyclops, Medusa and Centaur
XanaduFull Company