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St. James Theatre, (4/26/2012 - 5/13/2012)
First Preview: Apr 03, 2012 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Apr 26, 2012    
Closing Date: May 13, 2012 Total Performances: 19

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Saint James Theatre, New York, and Sweetwater, Kansas. Present day.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)
Produced by Michael Manheim, James D. Stern, Douglas L. Meyer, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel, Thomas Viertel, Steven Baruch, Annette Niemtzow, Daryl Roth, Robert G. Bartner, Steven and Shanna Silva, Patricia Monaco, Debi Coleman, Dancap Productions, Inc., Steve Kaplan, Relativity Media, LLC, Rich/Caudwell, Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Edward L. Rada, Managing Director; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director) and Endgame Entertainment; Produced in association with Michael Palitz, Melissa Pinsly/Celine Rosenthal, Independent Presenters Network, Christina Papagjika, Broadway Across America, Diana Buckhantz, Pamela Cooper, Vera Guerin, Leading Investment Co., Ltd, Richard J. Stern, Victor Syrmis, Semlitz/Glaser Productions and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President); Associate Producer: Rebecca Falcon
Based on the motion picture produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation; Motion picture written by Janus Cercone
Book by Janus Cercone and Warren Leight; Lyrics by Glenn Slater; Music by Alan Menken; Musical Director: Brent-Alan Huffman; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin and Joseph Joubert; Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin; Dance Music arrangements by Zane Mark; Incidental Music Arranger: Michael Kosarin; Associate Musical Dir.: Jason Michael Webb
Directed by Christopher Ashley; Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo; Associate Director: Beatrice Terry; Associate Choreographer: Edgar Godineaux; Assistant Choreographer: Dionne Figgins
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Don Holder; Sound Design by John Shivers; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Moving Light Programmer: Aland Henderson; Associate Scenic Design: David Peterson; Associate Costume Design: Martha Bromelmeier; Associate Lighting Design: Jeanne Koenig; Associate Sound Design: David Patridge; Associate Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta and Edward J. Wilson; Assistant Scenic Design: Atkin Pace; Assistant Costume Design: Brenda Abbandandolo; Assistant Lighting Design: Heather Graff and Karen Spahn
General Manager: Frankel Green Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Kathy Lowe; Associate Gen. Mgr: Joshua A. Saletnik; Associate Co. Mgr: Sammy Ledbetter
Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates and Sam Ellis; Production Supervisor: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Joseph Sheridan; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marisha Ploski
Conducted by Brent-Alan Huffman; Associate Conductor: Jason Michael Webb; Concert Master: Rick Dolan; Assistant Conductor: Jeff Marder; Woodwinds: Gregory Thymius, Charles Pillow, Dave Noland and Roger Rosenberg; Trumpets/Flügels: Matthew Peterson, Gregory L. Gisbert and Jeremy Miloszewicz; Trombone/Bass Trombone: Timothy Sessions; Violins: Una Tone and Shinwon Kim; Viola: Richard Brice; Cello: Sarah Hewitt-Roth; Electric Bass: Lynn Keller; Guitar: David Spinozza; Drums/Percussion: Perry Cavari; Piano/Synthesizer: Jason Michael Webb; Hammond B3/Synthesizer: Jeff Marder; Music Supervisor: Michael Kosarin; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Copying: Anixter Rice Music Service
Illusions by Afterglow Group, LLC
Video Programmer: Dan Mueller; Dance Captain: Ian Paget; Assistant Dance Captain: Manoly Farrell; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Digital Outreach and Website: Serino/Coyne and Jim Glaub; Video Coordinator: Shawn Sagady; Casting: Telsey + Company; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Digital Outreach & Website Associate: Mark Seeley
Cast
Raúl EsparzaJonas Nightingale
Talon AckermanJake McGowan
Krystal Joy BrownOrnella Sturdevant
Kendra KassebaumSam Nightingale
Kecia Lewis-EvansIda Mae Sturdevant
Leslie Odom, Jr.Isaiah Sturdevant
Jessica PhillipsMarla McGowan
Hettie Vyrine BarnhillAngel of Mercy
Ta'Rea CampbellAngel of Mercy
Michelle DuffySusie Raylove
Townsperson
Lynorris EvansAngel of Mercy
Dierdre FrielAmanda Wayne
Townsperson
Bob GaynorAngel of Mercy
Townsperson
Lucia GiannettaAngel of Mercy
Angela GroveyAngel of Mercy
Louis HobsonTownsperson
Tiffany Janene HowardAngel of Mercy
Grasan KingsberryAngel of Mercy
Fletcher McTaggartAngel of Mercy
Maurice MurphyOffstage Vocalist
Terita ReddOffstage Vocalist
Eliseo RománAngel of Mercy
Bryce RynessBrother Zak
Angel of Mercy
Ann SandersTownsperson
C. E. SmithBrother Amon
Angel of Mercy
Danny StilesTownsperson
Dennis StoweBrother Carl
Angel of Mercy
Betsy StruxnessAngel of Mercy
Townsperson
Roberta B. WallEmma Schlarp
Townsperson
Virginia Ann WoodruffAngel of Mercy
Swings: Manoly Farrell, Maurice Murphy, Ian Paget and Terita Redd
Understudies: Kyle Brenn (Jake McGowan), Ta'Rea Campbell (Ornella Sturdevant), Michelle Duffy (Marla McGowan, Sam Nightingale), Angela Grovey (Ida Mae Sturdevant), Louis Hobson (Jonas Nightingale), Grasan Kingsberry (Isaiah Sturdevant), Maurice Murphy (Isaiah Sturdevant), Terita Redd (Ornella Sturdevant), Bryce Ryness (Jonas Nightingale), Ann Sanders (Marla McGowan), Betsy Struxness (Sam Nightingale) and Virginia Ann Woodruff (Ida Mae Sturdevant)
Tony Award®
 2012 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Michael Manheim , James D. Stern , Douglas L. Meyer , Marc Routh , Richard Frankel , Thomas Viertel , Steven Baruch , Annette Niemtzow , Daryl Roth , Robert G. Bartner , Steven and Shanna Silva , Endgame Entertainment , Patricia Monaco , Debi Coleman , Dancap Productions, Inc. , Steve Kaplan , Relativity Media, LLC , Rich/Caudwell and Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Edward L. Rada, Managing Director; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director) ;  Produced in association with Michael Palitz , Richard J. Stern , Melissa Pinsly/Celine Rosenthal , Independent Presenters Network , Diana Buckhantz , Pamela Cooper , Vera Guerin , Leading Investment Co., Ltd , Christina Papagjika , Victor Syrmis , Semlitz/Glaser Productions and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)
Drama Desk Award
 2012 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Michael Manheim , James D. Stern , Marc Routh , Richard Frankel , Thomas Viertel , Steven Baruch , Annette Niemtzow , Daryl Roth , Robert G. Bartner , Patricia Monaco , Steven and Shanna Silva , Debi Coleman , Dancap Productions, Inc. , Steve Kaplan , Relativity Media, LLC , Rich/Caudwell , Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Edward L. Rada, Managing Director; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director) and Endgame Entertainment ;  Produced in association with Michael Palitz , Melissa Pinsly/Celine Rosenthal , Independent Presenters Network , Christina Papagjika , Broadway Across America , Diana Buckhantz , Pamela Cooper , Vera Guerin , Leading Investment Co., Ltd , Richard J. Stern , Victor Syrmis , Semlitz/Glaser Productions and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)
 2012 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Janus Cercone and Warren Leight
 2012 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Raúl Esparza
 2012 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Sergio Trujillo
 2012 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Alan Menken
 2012 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Christopher Ashley
music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Glenn Slater
ACT 1 Sung By
Rise Up!Ida Mae, Ornella, Isaiah, Jonas Nightingale, Sam and Angels of Mercy
Fox in the HenhouseMarla McGowan and Jonas
Fields of the LordSam, Jonas and Angels of Mercy
Step Into the LightOrnella, Jonas, Ida Mae, Angels of Mercy and Townspeople
Walking Like DaddyIsaiah
LostIda Mae and Angels of Mercy
I Can Read YouMarla and Jonas
Like MagicJake and Jonas
I Can Read You (Reprise) Sam and Jonas
Dancin' in the Devil's ShoesIsaiah, Ornella, Ida Mae and Angels of Mercy
King of SinJonas
Dancin' in the Devil's Shoes (Reprise) Isaiah, Ornella, Ida Mae, Angels of Mercy and Townspeople
ACT 2 Sung By
Rise Up! (Reprise) Angels of Mercy and Townspeople
Long Past Dreamin'Marla and Jonas
Are You on the Bus?Ornella, Sam, Ida Mae, Isaiah and Jonas
Like Magic (Reprise) Jake and Jonas
People Like UsSam and Marla
Last Chance SalvationJonas, Angels of Mercy and Townspeople
If Your Faith Is Strong EnoughJonas, Angels of Mercy and Townspeople
Jonas' SoliloquyJonas
Leap of FaithThe Company