MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 26, 2022
Closing Date
1st Preview
Apr 14, 2022
1st Preview
Apr 14, 2022
Previews
13
Performances (as of May 15, 2022)
23
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lyceum Theatre
(Apr 26, 2022 - Present)

Description
A STRANGE LOOP is dedicated in loving memory to Darius Marcel Smith (September 13, 1982 - February 25, 2019) and "all those black gay boys I knew who chose to go on back to the Lord."

Setting
Here and Now

Media
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Book by Michael R. Jackson; Music by Michael R. Jackson; Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson; Vocal arrangements by Michael R. Jackson; Music orchestrated by Charlie Rosen; Original piano arrangements by Adam Wiggins; Additional orchestrations by Bryan Carter; Additional arrangements by Rona Siddiqui; Musical Director: Rona Siddiqui; Associate Musical Dir.: Mike Pettry
Directed by Stephen Brackett; Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly; Intimacy Director: Chelsea Pace; Associate Director: Nemuna Ceesay; Associate Choreographer: Candace Taylor; Associate Intimacy Dir: Kaja Dunn
Scenic Design by Arnulfo Maldonado; Costume Design by Montana Levi Blanco; Lighting Design by Jen Schriever; Sound Design by Drew Levy; Hair and Wig Design by Cookie Jordan; Make-Up Design by Cookie Jordan; Associate Scenic Design: Corey Umlauf; Associate Costume Design: Azalea Fairley; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Tacy; Associate Sound Design: Maggie Burke and Sam Schloegel; Associate Hair Design: Joya Giambrone; Makeup Consultant: Kirk Cambridge-Del Pesche; Moving Light Programmer: Ben Fichthorn
General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Spencer Smith; Associate Gen. Mgr: Rachel Kaufman; Associate Co. Mgr: Eric Armstrong
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Erin Gioia Albrecht; Assistant Stage Mgr: Cherie B. Tay; Assistant Prod. Stg. Mgr: Victoria Whooper
Musical Supervisor: Rona Siddiqui; Musical Coordinator: Tomoko Akaboshi; Music Preparation: Adam Wiggins; Synthesizer Programmer: Julianne Merrill, Randy Cohen and Randy Cohen Keyboards; Keyboard: Rona Siddiqui; Keyboard 2/Guitar: Mike Pettry; Reeds: Chris Reza; Guitar, Banjo: Beth Callen; Bass: Ian Jesse; Drums: Marques Walls
Casting: The Telsey Office, Destiny Lilly and Alaine Alldaffer; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Cultural Press: Cheryl Duncan and Company Inc.; Advertising & Social Media: RPM; Digital Marketing: Biz Chica Media; Production Photographer: Mark Franklin; Intimacy Liaison: Victoria Whooper; Dance Captain: Edwin Bates
Thought 6
James Jackson, Jr.
Broadway debut
Thought 2
L Morgan Lee
Broadway debut
Thought 1
John-Michael Lyles
Broadway debut
Thought 3
John-Andrew Morrison
Broadway debut
Thought 4
Jaquel Spivey
Broadway debut
Usher
Thought 5
Understudies: Edwin Bates (Usher, Thought 2, Thought 3), Kyle Ramar Freeman (Usher, Thought 4, Thought 5, Thought 6), Jon-Michael Reese (Thought 4, Thought 5, Thought 6) and Mars Rucker (Thought 1, Thought 2, Thought 3)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Book by Michael R. Jackson
 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2022 Nominee
Music by Michael R. Jackson
Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

2022 Nominee
Jaquel Spivey
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

2022 Nominee
John-Andrew Morrison
 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

2022 Nominee
L Morgan Lee
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Directed by Stephen Brackett
 

Best Orchestrations

2022 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Charlie Rosen
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Scenic Design by Arnulfo Maldonado
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Lighting Design by Jen Schriever
 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Sound Design by Drew Levy

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2022 Nominee
Jaquel Spivey

Theatre World

Award

2022 Recipient
Jaquel Spivey
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
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