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Al Hirschfeld Theatre, (3/27/2011 - 5/20/2012)
First Preview: Feb 26, 2011 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Mar 27, 2011    
Closing Date: May 20, 2012 Total Performances: 473

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The new Park Avenue office building of The World Wide Wicket Company, Inc., in New York City.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)
Produced by Broadway Across America, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, Candy Spelling, Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand, Hilary A. Williams, Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions, Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts, Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz and Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service; Associate Producer: StageVentures 2010 Limited Partnership
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Based on a book by Shepherd Mead; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Musical Director: David Chase; Music arranged by David Chase
Directed by Rob Ashford; Choreographed by Rob Ashford; Associate Director: Stephen Sposito; Associate Choreographer: Christopher Bailey; Assistant Choreographer: Sarah O'Gleby and Charlie Williams
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Ashley Ryan; Moving Light Programmer: Eric Norris; Associate Scenic Design: Shoko Kambara; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Sound Design: Jason Strangfeld; Assistant Scenic Design: Brett Banakis; Assistant Costume Design: Nicole Moody, David Newell, Liam O'Brien and Ryan Park; Assistant Lighting Design: Sean Beach and Amanda Zieve; Assistant Sound Design: Michael Eisenberg
General Manager: Alan Wasser, Allan Williams and Mark D. Shacket; Executive Producer: Beth Williams; Company Manager: Penny Daulton; Assistant Co. Mgr: Cathy Kwon
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro; Stage Manager: Pat Sosnow; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jim Athens
Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Conducted by David Chase; Associate Conductor: Matt Perri; Reeds: Steve Kenyon, Lawrence Feldman and Mark Thrasher; Trumpets: Nicholas Marchione and Scott Wendholt; Trombones: John Allred and George Flynn; Horn: David Peel; Drums: Paul Pizzuti; Bass: Neal Caine; Guitars: Scott Kuney; Percussion: Erik Charlston; Harp: Grace Paradise; Piano/Synth: Matt Perri; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Preparation: Anixter Rice Music Service
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Marketing: Type A Marketing and Anne Rippey; Website and Internet Marketing: Art Meets Commerce; General Press Representative: The Hartman Group; Dance Captain: Sarah O'Gleby; Assistant Dance Captain: Matt Wall; Photographer: Ari Mintz
Cast
John Larroquette
Broadway debut
J.B. Biggley
(Feb 26, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
Daniel RadcliffeJ. Pierrepont Finch
(Feb 26, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
Rob BartlettWally Womper
Twimble
Tammy BlanchardHedy La Rue
Mary FaberSmitty
Christopher J. HankeBud Frump
Ellen HarveyMiss Jones
Rose Hemingway
Broadway debut
Rosemary Pillkington
Michael ParkMr. Bratt
Cameron AdamsKathy
Scrub Woman
Cleve AsburyMr. Ovington
Tanya BirlNancy
Anderson CooperThe Voice of the Narrator
Recorded voice only
Kevin CovertMr. Johnson
TV Announcer
Paige FaureScrub Woman
Miss Grabowski
David Hull
Broadway debut
Toynbee
Justin KeyesMr. Davis
Marty LawsonMr. Peterson
Barrett MartinMr. Andrews
Nick MayoMr. Gatch
Stephanie Rothenberg
Broadway debut
Meredith
Megan SikoraMiss Krumholtz
Joey SorgeMr. Tackaberry
Ryan WatkinsonMr. Matthews
Charlie Williams Mr. Jenkins
Samantha ZackLily
Swings: Erica Mansfield, Sarah O'Gleby, Michaeljon Slinger and Matt Wall
Understudies: Cameron Adams (Rosemary Pillkington), Cleve Asbury (Mr. Twimble, Wally Womper), Rob Bartlett (J.B. Biggley), Kevin Covert (Mr. Twimble, Wally Womper), Paige Faure (Hedy La Rue, Miss Jones, Smitty), David Hull (J. Pierrepont Finch), Justin Keyes (Bud Frump, J. Pierrepont Finch), Erica Mansfield (Miss Jones), Nick Mayo (Bert Bratt), Michael Park (J.B. Biggley), Stephanie Rothenberg (Rosemary Pillkington), Megan Sikora (Hedy La Rue, Miss Jones, Smitty), Joey Sorge (Bert Bratt) and Charlie Williams (Bud Frump)
Tony Award®
 2011 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Broadway Across America , Craig Zadan , Neil Meron , Joseph Smith , Michael McCabe , Candy Spelling , Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand , Hilary A. Williams , Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions , Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts , Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz and Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service
winner 2011 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [winner] 
  John Larroquette
 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 
  Tammy Blanchard
 2011 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Rob Ashford
 2011 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Rob Ashford
 2011 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Doug Besterman
 2011 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
 2011 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Theatre World
winner 2011 Award [recipient] 
  Rose Hemingway
winner 2011 Award [recipient] 
  John Larroquette
Drama Desk Award
 2011 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Broadway Across America , Craig Zadan , Neil Meron , Joseph Smith , Michael McCabe , Candy Spelling , Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand , Hilary A. Williams , Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions , Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts , Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz and Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service
 2011 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Daniel Radcliffe
winner 2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  John Larroquette
 2011 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Rob Ashford
 2011 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Rob Ashford
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1 Sung By
How to SucceedFinch and Company
Happy To Keep His Dinner WarmRosemary
Coffee BreakBud, Smitty and Company
Company WayFinch and Twimble
Company Way (Reprise) Bud and Company
Rosemary's PhilosophyRosemary
A Secretary Is Not a ToyBratt, Smitty, Bud and Company
Been a Long DaySmitty, Finch, Rosemary and Company
Been a Long Day (Reprise) Biggley, Bud and Hedy
Grand Old IvyFinch and Biggley
Paris OriginalRosemary, Smitty, Miss Krumholtz, Miss Jones and the Secretaries
RosemaryFinch and Rosemary
Act I FinaleFinch, Rosemary and Bud
ACT 2 Sung By
Cinderella DarlingSmitty and the Secretaries
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm (Reprise) Rosemary
Love From a Heart of GoldBiggley and Hedy
I Believe in YouFinch and Men
Pirate DanceCompany
I Believe in You (Reprise) Rosemary
Brotherhood of ManFinch, Miss Jones, Wally Womper and Men
FinaleCompany