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On the Twentieth Century   

 
American Airlines Theatre, (3/15/2015 - 7/19/2015)
First Preview: Feb 13, 2015 Total Previews: 33
Opening Date: Mar 15, 2015    
Closing Date: Jul 19, 2015 Total Performances: 78
as of May 24, 2015

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Mainly on the Twentieth Century Limited from Chicago to New York. The early 1930's.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Cy Coleman; Based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Millholland; Musical Director: Kevin Stites; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Dance arrangements by David Krane; Incidental music by David Krane; Additional Material by Marco Pennette; Additional lyrics by Amanda Green; Additional Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and James Abbott
Directed by Scott Ellis; Choreographed by Warren Carlyle; Associate Director: Kasey RT Graham; Associate Choreographer: Angie Canuel; Original Broadway production directed by Harold Prince
Set Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Makeup Design by Anne Ford-Coates; Associate Set Designer: Richard M. Jaris and T.J. Greenway; Associate Costume Design: Cathy Parrott; Associate Lighting Design: Carolyn Wong; Associate Sound Design: Jason Strangfeld; Associate Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta; Moving Light Programmer: Jay Penfield
Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; "On The Twentieth Century" General Manager: Denise Cooper; Associate Managing Director: Steve Dow; Company Manager: Carly DiFulvio Allen
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Scott Taylor Rollison
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Direction by Kevin Stites; Associate Conductor: Lawrence Goldberg; Reeds: Jim Ercole, David Young and Ronald Jannelli; Trumpet/Flugel/Piccolo Trumpet: John Dent; French Horn: Katie Dennis; Trombone/Bass Trombone: Ben Herrington; Violin: Sean Carney; Viola: Maxine Roach; Cello: Sarah Seiver; Bass: Michael Blanco; Drums/Percussion: Eric Borghi; Keyboard 1: Kevin Stites; Keyboard 2: Lawrence Goldberg; Synthesizer Programmer: James Abbott; Music Copying: Emily Grishman; Music Preparation: Katharine Edmonds and Emily Grishman
Roundabout Founding Director Gene Feist; Roundabout Adams Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Roundabout Director of Development: Lynne Gugenheim Gregory; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Audience Development: Robert Sweibel; Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Stephen Kopel C.S.A.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive; General Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Kristin ChenowethLily Garland
Mildred Plotka
Peter GallagherOscar Jaffee
Andy KarlBruce Granit
Mark Linn-BakerOliver Webb
Michael McGrathOwen O'Malley
Mary Louise WilsonLetitia Peabody Primrose
Phillip AttmorePorter
Ensemble
Justin BowenTrain Secretary
Ensemble
Paula Leggett ChaseImelda Thornton
Ensemble
Ben CrawfordEnsemble
Rick FaugnoPorter
Ensemble
Bahiyah HibahCan-Can Girl
Ensemble
Drew KingPorter
Ensemble
Analisa LeamingAnita
Ensemble
Kevin LigonSimon Finch
Otto Von Bismarck
Officer
Ensemble
Erica MansfieldCan-Can Girl
Officer
Ensemble
James MoyeMax Jacobs
Ensemble
Linda MuglestonDr. Johnson
Ensemble
Mamie ParrisAgnes
Ensemble
Andy TaylorCongressman Lockwood
Ensemble
Jim WaltonConductor Flanagan
Ensemble
Richard Riaz YoderPorter
Ensemble
Swings: Preston Truman Boyd and Jenifer Foote
Understudies: Justin Bowen (Porters), Paula Leggett Chase (Dr. Johnson), Ben Crawford (Bruce Granit, Max Jacobs), Analisa Leaming (Agnes), Kevin Ligon (Conductor Flanagan, Congressman Lockwood), James Moye (Oscar Jaffee), Linda Mugleston (Letitia Peabody Primrose), Mamie Parris (Imelda Thornton, Lily Garland, Mildred Plotka) and Andy Taylor (Oliver Webb, Owen O'Malley)
Tony Award®
 2015 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
 2015 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee] 
  Kristin Chenoweth
 2015 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 
  Andy Karl
 2015 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Set Design by David Rockwell
 2015 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Costume Design by William Ivey Long
Drama Desk Award
 2015 Outstanding Revival of a Musical or Revue [nominee] 
 Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
 2015 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Kristin Chenoweth
 2015 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Andy Karl
 2015 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Warren Carlyle
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
StrandedOwen, Oliver and Actors
Saddle Up the HorseOwen, Oliver, Porters and Passengers
On the 20th CenturyOwen, Oliver, Porters and Passengers
I Rise AgainOscar, Owen and Oliver
Oscar Jaffee/Lily Garland TransitionPorters and Oscar
Indian Maiden's LamentImelda and Mildred Plotka
VeroniqueOscar, Lily, Porters, Otto Von Bismarck, Can-Can Girls and Ensemble
I Have Written a PlayConductor Flanagan
TogetherPorters, Ensemble , Oscar, Lily and Bruce
NeverLily, Oliver and Bruce
Our Private WorldOscar and Lily
RepentLetitia
MineOscar and Bruce
I've Got It AllLily and Oscar
ACT 2 Sung By
Life Is Like a TrainPorters
I Have Written a Play (Reprise) Congressman Lockwood
Five ZerosOwen, Oliver, Letitia and Oscar
I Have Written a Play (Reprise) Dr. Johnson, Owen, Oliver and Oscar
Sign Lily SignOwen, Oliver, Oscar, Letitia, Lily and Bruce
She's a NutCompany
Max JacobsMax and Lily
BabetteLily and Ensemble
Because of Her
(lyrics by Amanda Green)
Oscar
Lily/OscarLily, Oscar and Oliver