MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jul 16, 2015
Closing Date
Oct 25, 2015
1st Preview
Jun 25, 2015
1st Preview
Jun 25, 2015
Previews
24
Performances
116
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Nederlander Theatre
(Jul 16, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015)

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Book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron; Music by Christopher Smith; Lyrics by Christopher Smith; Orchestrations by Kenny Seymour; Music Direction by Joseph Church; Arrangements by Joseph Church; Incidental music by Joseph Church; Additional material by Karen Burgman, Dr. Joseph Ohrt, Alana K. Smith and Dr. Sarah Gulish; Percussion Arrangements: Grant Braddock
Directed by Gabriel Barre; Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director: Kim Weild; Associate Choreographer: Shanna VanDerwerker; Assistant Choreographer: Oneika Phillips
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee and Edward Pierce; Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James; Lighting Design by Ken Billington and Paul Miller; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair Design by Robert-Charles Vallance; Makeup Design by Robert-Charles Vallance; Associate Scenic Design: Nick Francone; Associate Costume Design: Nicky Tobolski; Associate Lighting Design: Michael P. Jones; Associate Sound Design: Josh Millican; Assistant Scenic Design: Stephen Davan and Jen Price; Assistant Costume Design: Kenann Quander and Joshua Quinn; Assistant Lighting Design: Michael A. Megliola; Assistant Sound Design: Daniel Lundberg and Jason Strangfeld; Assistant Hair Design: Matthew Armentrout; Moving Light Programmer: Marc Polimeni
General Manager: Marshall B. Purdy; Company Manager: Chris Aniello and Robert E. Schneider
Production Management: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Paul J. Smith; Stage Manager: Beverly Jenkins; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Rico Cohen and Donald William Myers
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Associate Musical Coord: Michael Aarons; Conducted by Joseph Church; Associate Conductor: Julie McBride; Keyboards: Julie McBride, Dan Pardo and Joseph Church; Percussion: Grant Braddock; French Horn: Shelagh Abate; Trumpet: Tony Kadleck; Trombone: Tim Albright; Flutes: Anders Bostrom; Reeds: Aaron Heick; Violin/Concertmaster: Tomoko Akaboshi; Violin/Viola: Susan Aquila; Cello: Amy Ralske; Bass: Bill Sloat; Music Preparation: Steven M. Alper, Roy Williams, Chris Deschene, Leland Bond, Tony Finno, Colleen Dietz, Peter Foley and Ed Cionek; Keyboard Programmers: Randy Cohen and Taylor Williams
Special Effects Designer: Jeremy Chernick
Fight & Military Movement: David Leong; Dialect Coach: Gillian Lane-Plescia; Community Engagement: Marcia Pendelton and WTG Productions; Casting: McCorkle Casting, Ltd.; Dance Captain: Oneika Phillips; Fight Captain: Vince Oddo; Flying Supervisor: Tim Mackay; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing & Social Media: The Pekoe Group; Website: The Pekoe Group; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Assistant Dance Captain: Bret Shuford; Assistant Fight Director: Brad Willcuts
Mary Catlett
John Newton
Robert Haweis
Pakuteh (Thomas)
Rachael Ferrera
Broadway debut
Yema
Princess Peyai
Captain Newton
Major Gray
Laiona Michelle
Broadway debut
Nanna
Mrs. Catlett
Ensemble
Sara Brophy
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Rheaume Crenshaw
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Miguel Edson
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Mr. Tyler
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Billingsley
 
Monsieur Clow
 
Ensemble
Allen Kendall
Broadway debut
Mr. Whitley
 
Ensemble
Mr. Einhorn
 
Prince Frederick
 
Ensemble
Mr. Quigley
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Gavriel Savit
Broadway debut
Briggs
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Evan Alexander Smith
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Uyoata Udi
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Toni Elizabeth White
Broadway debut
Tennah
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Leslie Becker (Mrs. Catlett), Sara Brophy (Sophie), Rheaume Crenshaw (Nanna), Mike Evariste (Mr. Quigley), Sean Ewing (Mr. Quigley), Savannah Frazier (Mary Catlett), Christopher Gurr (Captain Newton, Mr. Whitley, Prince Frederick), Michael Dean Morgan (Major Gray, Monsieur Clow, Billingsley), Vince Oddo (John Newton), Oneika Phillips (Princess Peyai), Clifton Samuels (Mr. Einhorn), Dan Sharkey (Briggs), Bret Shuford (John Newton), Evan Alexander Smith (Robert Haweis), Uyoata Udi (Mr. Tyler), Charles E. Wallace (Pakuteh (Thomas)), Toni Elizabeth White (Yema) and Hollie E. Wright (Tennah)

Nederlander Theatre (Jul 16, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015)

Associate Conductor: Brian Hertz (Sep 28, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015); Keyboard 1/Percussion: Brian Hertz (Sep 28, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015); Conducted by Aaron Jodoin (Sep 28, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015); Keyboard 3: Aaron Jodoin (Sep 28, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015)
Understudies: Michael Brian Dunn (Prince Frederick) and Bret Shuford (Prince Frederick, Mr. Whitley, Mr. Einhorn, Monsieur Clow, Briggs, Billingsley, Mr. Quigley)
music by Christopher Smith; lyrics by Christopher Smith
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
Pakuteh
Truly Alive
John Newton and Captain Newton
The Auction
John Newton
Someone Who Hears
Mary Catlett and John Newton
Yema's Song
Yema, Nanna and Ensemble
Voices of the Angels
Mary Catlett
Rule Britannia
Mary Catlett and Company
We Are Determined
Mr. Tyler, Mr. Einhorn, Mr. Quigley and Company
Each and Every Life
Thomas
No Negotiation
Briggs and Sailors
Never
John Newton
Shadows of Innocence
John Newton, Mary Catlett and Ensemble
Expectations
Major Gray
Act 2
Sung By
Welcome Song
Princess Peyai and Ensemble
Sing on High
The Company
Tell Me Why
Mary Catlett
Yema's Song (Reprise)
Yema
A Chance for Me
Captain Newton
Nowhere Left to Run
Thomas
Daybreak
Nanna
I Still Believe
Mary Catlett
Testimony
John Newton
I Will Remember
John Newton
Rule Britannia (Reprise)
Mary Catlett
Nothing There to Love
John Newton and Mary Catlett
Amazing Grace
Company
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