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Palace Theatre, (3/19/2009 - 1/02/2011)
First Preview: Feb 23, 2009 Total Previews: 27
Opening Date: Mar 19, 2009    
Closing Date: Jan 02, 2011 Total Performances: 748

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and fifteen scenes
Setting: The West Side of New York City during the last days of Summer. 1957.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander and James L. Nederlander
Produced by Kevin McCollum, James L. Nederlander, Jeffrey Seller, Terry Allen Kramer, Sander Jacobs, Roy Furman/Jill Furman Willis, Freddy DeMann, Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman, Hal Luftig, Roy Miller, The Weinstein Company and Broadway Across America; Associate Producer: LAMS Productions
Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Translations: Lin-Manuel Miranda; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal; Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreography Reproduced by Joey McKneely; Associate Director: David Saint; Associate Choreographer: Lori Werner; Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by James Youmans; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jerome Martin; Assistant Costume Design: Robert J. Martin, Daryl A. Stone and Maria Zamansky; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Assistant Lighting Design: Carrie J. Wood; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: James Lawson; Assistant Co. Mgr: Erica Ezold
Production Stage Manager: Joshua Halperin; Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jason Brouillard
Conducted by Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Conductor: Maggie Torre; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Musical Supervisor: Patrick Vaccariello; Concertmaster: Martin Agee; Violin: Paul Woodiel, Robert Shaw, Victoria Paterson, Fritz Krakowski, Dana Ianculovici and Philip Payton; Cello: Peter Prosser, Vivian Israel, Diane Barere and Jennifer Lang; Bass: Bill Sloat; Reed 1: Lawrence Feldman; Reed 2: Lino Gomez; Reed 3: Dan Willis; Reed 4: Adam Kolker; Reed 5: Gilbert Dejean; Lead Trumpet: John Chudoba; Trumpet: Trevor Neumann and Matthew Peterson; Trombone: Tim Albright; Bass Trombone: Jeff Nelson; French Horn: Chris Komer and Theresa MacDonnell; Piano: Maggie Torre; Keyboard: Jim Laev; Drums: Eric Poland; Percussion: Dan McMillan and Pablo Rieppi; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen
Casting: Stuart Howard Associates; Marketing: Scott A. Moore; General Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Press Representative: Matt Shea; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dance Captain: Marina Lazzaretto; Assistant Dance Captain: Michaeljon Slinger; Fight direction by Ron Piretti; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
George AkramBernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Matt CavenaughTony
Riff's Friend
(Feb 23, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009)
Cody GreenRiff
The Leader, The Jets
(Feb 23, 2009 - Aug 02, 2009)
Karen OlivoAnita
Bernardo's Girl
(Feb 23, 2009 - May 08, 2010)
Josefina ScaglioneMaria
Bernardo's Sister
(Feb 23, 2009 - Sep 19, 2010)
Nicholas BaraschKiddo
A Jet
Alternate
Steve BassettLt. Schrank
One of the Adults
Kyle Brenn
Wed. & Sat. matinees
Kiddo
A Jet
Alternate
Joshua BuscherDiesel
A Jet
Isaac CalpitoInca
A Shark
Mike CannonSnowboy
A Jet
Peter John ChursinBolo
A Shark
Kyle CoffmanA-Rab
A Jet
Lindsay DunnVelma
One of the Jets' Girls
Yurel EchezarretaTio
A Shark
Joey HaroChino
Bernardo's Friend
Eric HatchBig Deal
A Jet
Manuel HerreraPepe
A Shark
Curtis HolbrookAction
A Jet
Marina LazzarettoHotsie
One of the Sharks' Girls
Yanira MarinAlicia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Michael MastroGladhand
One of the Adults
Mileyka MateoBebecita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Kaitlin MeshZaza
One of the Jets' Girls
Kat NejatFernanda
One of the Sharks' Girls
Pamela OttersonGraziella
One of the Jets' Girls
Danielle PolancoConsuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Sam Rogers4H
A Jet
Michael RosenFederico
A Shark
Amy RyersonMugsy
One of the Jets' Girls
Jennifer SanchezRosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Manuel SantosIndio
A Shark
Lee SellarsKrupke
One of the Adults
Tro ShawAnybodys
A Jet
Ryan SteeleBaby John
A Jet
Tanairi Sade VazquezLupe
One of the Sharks' Girls
Greg VinklerDoc
One of the Adults
Swings: Haley Carlucci, Madeline Cintron, John Arthur Greene, Chase Madigan, Angelina Mullins, Christian Elan Ortiz and Michaeljon Slinger
Standby: Matthew Hydzik (Tony) and Mark Zimmerman (Doc, Gladhand, Krupke, Lt. Schrank)
Understudies: Joshua Buscher (Big Deal), Mike Cannon (Riff, Tony), Haley Carlucci (Fernanda, Maria, Rosalia), Lindsay Dunn (Graziella), John Arthur Greene (Action, Diesel, Riff), Eric Hatch (Action), Manuel Herrera (Bernardo), Chase Madigan (A-Rab, Baby John, Snowboy), Yanira Marin (Anita, Consuela, Fernanda), Michael Mastro (Doc, Krupke, Lt. Schrank), Kaitlin Mesh (Anybodys), Kat Nejat (Anita, Maria), Pamela Otterson (Anybodys), Sam Rogers (A-Rab, Baby John, Big Deal), Michael Rosen (Chino), Amy Ryerson (Graziella), Manuel Santos (Bernardo, Chino), Lee Sellars (Gladhand), Michaeljon Slinger (Diesel, Gladhand, Snowboy) and Tanairi Sade Vazquez (Consuela)
Tony Award®
 2009 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Kevin McCollum , James L. Nederlander , Jeffrey Seller , Terry Allen Kramer , Sander Jacobs , Roy Furman/Jill Furman Willis , Freddy DeMann , Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman , Hal Luftig , Roy Miller , The Weinstein Company and Broadway Across America
 2009 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Josefina Scaglione
winner 2009 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Karen Olivo
 2009 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Theatre World
winner 2009 Award [recipient] 
  Josefina Scaglione
Drama Desk Award
 2009 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Kevin McCollum , James L. Nederlander , Jeffrey Seller , Terry Allen Kramer , Sander Jacobs , Roy Furman/Jill Furman Willis , Freddy DeMann , Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman , Hal Luftig , Roy Miller , The Weinstein Company , Broadway Across America and LAMS Productions
 2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Karen Olivo
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
PrologueJets and Sharks
Jet SongRiff (The Leader, The Jets) and Jets
Something's ComingTony (Riff's Friend)
The Dance At The GymCompany
MariaTony (Riff's Friend)
TonightTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
AmericaAnita (Bernardo's Girl), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Shark Girls
CoolRiff (The Leader, The Jets), Jet Boys and Jet Girls
One Hand, One HeartTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus)Company
The RumbleCompany
ACT 2 Sung By
I Feel PrettyMaria (Bernardo's Sister), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls), Consuela (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Fernanda (One of the Sharks' Girls)
SomewhereKiddo (A Jet), Tony (Riff's Friend), Maria (Bernardo's Sister) and Company
Gee, Officer KrupkeAction (A Jet) and Jets
A Boy Like ThatAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
I Have LoveAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)