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Nederlander Theatre, (3/29/2012 - 8/24/2014)
First Preview: Mar 15, 2012 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Mar 29, 2012    
Closing Date: Aug 24, 2014 Total Performances: 1004

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Lower Manhattan, Summer, 1899



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher); Associate Producer: Anne Quart
World Premiere on September 25, 2011 by Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director; Todd Schmidt, Managing Director)
Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Jack Feldman; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White; Music orchestrated by Danny Troob; Musical Director: Mark Hummel; Dance Music Arrangements: Mark Hummel; Incidental music by Michael Kosarin; Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin; Associate Musical Dir.: Steven Malone; Additional Orchestrations: Steven Margoshes and Dave Siegel
Directed by Jeff Calhoun; Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director: Richard J. Hinds; Associate Choreographer: Lou Castro
Scenic Design by Tobin Ost; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Jeff Croiter; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Projection Design by Sven Ortel; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Associate Scenic Design: Christine Peters; Associate Costume Design: Mike Floyd and China Lee; Associate Lighting Design: Cory Pattak; Associate Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn
General Manager: Disney Theatrical Productions; Company Manager: Eduardo Castro
Technical Supervisor: Neil Mazzella and Geoffrey Quart; Production Manager: Eduardo Castro; Production Stage Manager: Thomas J. Gates; Stage Manager: Timothy Eaker
Music Supervisor: Michael Kosarin; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Mark Hummel; Associate Conductor: Steven Malone; Woodwinds: Tom Murray and Mark Thrasher; Trumpet/Flugel: Trevor Neumann; Trombone: Dan Levine; Guitar: Brian Koonin; Bass: Ray Kilday; Drums: Paul Davis; Percussion: Ed Shea; Keyboard: Mat Eisenstein and Steven Malone; Violin: Mary Rowell; Cello: Deborah Assael-Migliore
Casting: Telsey + Company and Justin Huff, C.S.A.; Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Dance Captain: Ryan Steele; Fight Captain: Kevin Carolan; Press Representative: Disney on Broadway Publicity; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Photographer: Deen Van Meer
Cast
John DossettJoseph Pulitzer
Ben FankhauserDavey
Lewis GrossoLes
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
Capathia JenkinsMedda Larkin
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
A Nun
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
Jeremy JordanJack Kelly
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 04, 2012)
Andrew Keenan-BolgerCrutchie
(Mar 15, 2012 - Mar 10, 2013)
Kara LindsayKatherine
(Mar 15, 2012 - Feb 02, 2014)
Matthew SchechterLes
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
Aaron J. AlbanoFinch
A Citizen of New York
Mark AldrichSeitz
A Citizen of New York
Tommy BraccoA Citizen of New York
A Scab
Spot Conlon
John E. BradyWiesel
A Citizen of New York
Stage Manager
Mr. Jacobi
Mayor
Ryan BreslinRace
A Citizen of New York
Kevin CarolanGovernor Roosevelt
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 16, 2012)
A Citizen of New York
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 16, 2012)
Kyle CoffmanHenry
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 12, 2012)
A Citizen of New York
(Mar 15, 2012 - Sep 12, 2012)
Mike FaistMorris Delancey
A Citizen of New York
Julie FoldesiA Nun
A Citizen of New York
Garett HaweAlbert
A Citizen of New York
Bill
Thayne JaspersonDarcy
A Citizen of New York
Evan KasprzakElmer
A Citizen of New York
Jess LeProttoA Scab
A Citizen of New York
Stuart MarlandSnyder
A Citizen of New York
Andy RichardsonRomeo
A Citizen of New York
Ryan SteeleSpecs
A Citizen of New York
Brendon StimsonOscar Delancey
A Citizen of New York
Nick SullivanBunsen
A Citizen of New York
Ephraim SykesMush
A Citizen of New York
Laurie VeldheerA Nun
A Citizen of New York
Hannah
Alex WongA Scab
A Citizen of New York
Swings: Caitlyn Caughell, Michael Fatica, Jack Scott and Stuart Zagnit
Understudies: Mark Aldrich (Governor Roosevelt), John E. Brady (Joseph Pulitzer), Ryan Breslin (Davey), Caitlyn Caughell (Katherine, Medda Larkin), Mike Faist (Jack Kelly), Julie Foldesi (Medda Larkin), Garett Hawe (Crutchie, Davey), Evan Kasprzak (Bunsen, Seitz), Stuart Marland (Joseph Pulitzer), Andy Richardson (Crutchie), Brendon Stimson (Jack Kelly), Nick Sullivan (Mayor, Mr. Jacobi, Snyder, Stage Manager, Wiesel), Laurie Veldheer (Katherine) and Stuart Zagnit (Bunsen, Governor Roosevelt, Mayor, Mr. Jacobi, Seitz, Snyder, Stage Manager, Wiesel)
Tony Award®
 2012 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher)
 2012 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Harvey Fierstein
winner 2012 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [winner] 
 Lyrics by Jack Feldman ;  Music by Alan Menken
 2012 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jeremy Jordan
winner 2012 Best Choreography [winner] 
  Christopher Gattelli
 2012 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Jeff Calhoun
 2012 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Danny Troob
 2012 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Projection Design by Sven Ortel ;  Scenic Design by Tobin Ost
Drama Desk Award
 2012 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher)
 2012 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jeremy Jordan
winner 2012 Outstanding Choreography [winner] 
  Christopher Gattelli
 2012 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Danny Troob
 2012 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Jack Feldman
winner 2012 Outstanding Music [winner] 
 Music by Alan Menken
music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Jack Feldman
ACT 1 Sung By
Santa Fe (Prologue)Jack Kelly and Crutchie
Carrying the BannerCompany
The Bottom LineJoseph Pulitzer, Seitz, Bunsen and Hannah
That's RichMedda Larkin
Don't Come a-Knocking/I Never Planned on YouJack Kelly and The Bowery Beauties
The World Will KnowJack Kelly, Davey, Les and Newsies
The World Will Know (Reprise) Jack Kelly, Davey, Les and Newsies
Watch What HappensKatherine
Seize the DayJack Kelly, Davey, Les and Newsies
Santa FeJack Kelly
ACT 2 Sung By
King of New YorkDavey, Les, Katherine and Newsies
Watch What Happens (Reprise) Jack Kelly, Davey, Katherine and Les
The Bottom Line (Reprise) Joseph Pulitzer, Seitz and Mayor
Brooklyn's HereSpot Conlon and Newsies
Something to Believe InJack Kelly and Katherine
Seize the Day (Reprise) Newsies
Once and for AllJack Kelly, Davey, Les and Newsies
Seize the Day (Reprise) Newsies
FinaleJack Kelly and Company