MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 24, 2017
Closing Date
Mar 31, 2019
1st Preview
Mar 23, 2017
1st Preview
Mar 23, 2017
Previews
34
Performances
808
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)

Setting
Saint Petersburg & Paris. 1907, 1917, & 1927.

Media
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Book by Terrence McNally; Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Inspired by the motion pictures by 20th Century Fox; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Vocal arrangements by Stephen Flaherty; Dance arrangements by David Chase; Musical Director: Thomas Murray; Associate Musical Dir.: Steven Malone
Directed by Darko Tresnjak; Choreographed by Peggy Hickey; Associate Director: Sarah Hartmann; Associate Choreographer: Adam Cates
Scenic Design by Alexander Dodge; Costume Design by Linda Cho; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Projection Design by Aaron Rhyne; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Makeup Design by Joe Dulude, II; Associate Scenic Design: Colin McGurk; Associate Costume Design: Ricky Lurie; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Sound Design: Justin Stasiw; Associate Projection Design: Bart Cortright; Assistant Scenic Design: Jenna Carino, Stephen Carmody and Kina Park; Assistant Costume Design: Brynn Almli; Assistant Lighting Design: Margaret Peebles; Assistant Projection Design: Nick Graci; Assistant Hair and Wig Design: Rachael Geier; Moving Light Programmer: Scott Tusing
Executive Producer: Eric Cornell; General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Kimberly Kelley; Assistant Co. Mgr: Joel Glassman
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Bonnie Panson; Stage Manager: Trey Johnson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lee Micklin
Musical Supervisor: Thomas Murray; Musical Coordinator: Michael Aarons and Michael Keller; Conducted by Thomas Murray; Associate Conductor: Steven Malone; Keyboard 1: Steven Malone; Keyboard 2: Caleb Hoyer; Reed 1: Rick Heckman; Reed 2: Ed Joffe; Reed 3: Dan Sullivan; Trumpet: John Sheppard; Trombone: Ben Herrington; French Horn: Shelagh Abate; Drums/Percussion: Bruce Doctor; Bass: Michael Blanco; Violin: Emily Bruskin Yarbrough; Violin/Viola: Monica K. Davis; Cello: Sarah Hewitt-Roth; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Preparation: Russ Bartmus and JoAnne Kane Music Preparation; Associate Keyboard Programmer: Taylor Williams; Assistant Keyboard Programmer: Jeremy King
Casting: Craig Burns, CSA and Telsey + Company; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: AKA; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive; Marketing Director: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Vocal & Text Coach: Claudia Hill-Sparks; Fight direction by Jeff Barry; Dance Captain: Dustin Layton; Photographer: Matthew Murphy
Dmitry
Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 25, 2018
Gleb
Mar 23, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017
Countess Lily
Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 25, 2018
Dowager Empress
Mar 23, 2017 - Sep 23, 2018
Zach Adkins
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 25, 2018
Sissy Bell
Broadway debut
Maria Romanov
 
Marfa
 
Ensemble
Lauren Blackman
Broadway debut
Tsarina Alexandra
 
Ensemble
Prince Siegfried in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Tsar Nicholas II
 
Count Ipolitov
 
Ensemble
Doorman
 
Ensemble
Gorlinsky
 
Count Leopold
 
Ensemble
Tatiana Romanov
 
Dunya
 
Ensemble
Von Rothbart in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Molly Rushing
Broadway debut
Young Anastasia
 
Paulina
 
Ensemble
Nicole Scimeca
Broadway debut
Little Anastasia
 
Alexei Romanov
Ensemble
Olga Romanov
 
Odette in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Zach Adkins (Dmitry), Lauren Blackman (Countess Lily), Kathryn Boswell (Anya), Janet Dickinson (Dowager Empress, Countess Lily), Constantine Germanacos (Gleb), Wes Hart (Gleb), Ian Knauer (Vlad), Ken Krugman (Vlad), Molly Rushing (Anya), Johnny Stellard (Dmitry), Mckayla Twiggs (Little Anastasia, Alexei Romanov) and Beverly Ward (Dowager Empress)

Broadhurst Theatre (Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)

Assistant Co. Mgr: Kimberly Jack; Company Manager: Joel Glassman; General Manager: RCI Theatricals
Assistant Stage Mgr: Sarah Helgesen
French Horn: Ian Donald; Violin: Monica K. Davis and Louise Owen; Violin/Viola: Yuko Naito-Gotay
Dance Captain: Kristen Smith Davis (Nov 05, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019) and Dustin Layton; Marketing: AKA

Cast

Dmitry
Mar 27, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018
Cody Simpson
Broadway debut
Dmitry
Nov 29, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
Dowager Empress
Jan 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Gleb
Dec 18, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
Dowager Empress
Sep 28, 2018 - Jan 06, 2019
Countess Lily
Mar 27, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
Gleb
Dec 05, 2017 - Dec 16, 2018
Ensemble
 
Von Rothbart in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Tsarina Alexandra
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Marfa
 
Maria Romanov
Ensemble
Prince Siegfried in 'Swan Lake'
Aug 21, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
 
Ensemble
Aug 21, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
Ensemble
Countess Gregory
Count Gregory
Ensemble
Josephine Baker
Role was cut during previews
 
Tatiana Romanov
 
Dunya
 
Ensemble
 
Tatiana Romanov
 
Dunya
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Alexei Romanov
 
Little Anastasia
Maria Romanov
 
Marfa
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Tsar Nicholas II
 
Count Ipolitov
 
Count Gregory
Gertrude Stein
Role was cut during previews
 
Ensemble
Was replaced in previews
 
Ensemble
Olga Romanov
 
Odette in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Matt Wiercinski
Broadway debut
Prince Siegfried in 'Swan Lake'
Apr 28, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018
 
Ensemble
Apr 28, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018
 
Von Rothbart in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Olga Romanov
 
Odette in 'Swan Lake'
 
Ensemble
Tatiana Romanov
 
Ensemble
 
Dunya
 
Tatiana Romanov
 
Dunya
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Gail Bennett (Countess Lily), Stephen Brower (Dmitry), Justin Scott Brown (Dmitry), Kyle Brown (Dmitry, Dmitry), Colby Dezelick (Dmitry), Anika Lore Hatch (Alexei Romanov, Little Anastasia), Bruce Landry (Dmitry), Julia Morgan (Little Anastasia, Alexei Romanov), Brian Munn (Vlad), Delilah Rose Pellow (Alexei Romanov, Little Anastasia), Tally Sessions (Gleb) and Jennifer Smith (Dowager Empress, Dowager Empress)
music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Act 1
Sung By
Once Upon a December (Prologue)
Dowager Empress and Little Anastasia
The Last Dance of the Romanovs
Ensemble
A Rumor in St. Petersburg
Dmitry, Vlad and Ensemble
In My Dreams
Anya
The Rumors Never End
Gleb and Ensemble
Learn to Do It
Vlad, Anya and Dmitry
The Neva Flows
Gleb and Anya
The Neva Flows (Reprise)
Men
My Petersburg
Dmitry and Anya
Once Upon a December
Anya and Ensemble
A Secret She Kept
Anya
Stay, I Pray You
Count Ipolitov, Anya, Dmitry, Vlad and Ensemble
We'll Go From There
Vlad, Anya, Dmitry and Ensemble
Traveling Sequence
Gleb, Gorlinsky, Anya, Dmitry and Vlad
Still
Gleb
Journey to the Past
Anya
Act 2
Sung By
Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)
Vlad, Dmitry, Anya and Ensemble
Crossing a Bridge
Anya
Close the Door
Dowager Empress
Land of Yesterday
Countess Lily and Ensemble
The Countess and the Common Man
Vlad and Countess Lily
Land of Yesterday (Reprise)
Gleb
A Nightmare
Romanov Children, Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra
In a Crowd of Thousands
Dmitry and Anya
Meant to Be
Vlad
Quartet at the Ballet
Anya, Dmitry, Dowager Empress, Gleb and Ensemble
Everything to Win
Dmitry
Once Upon a December (Reprise)
Anya and Dowager Empress
The Press Conference
Countess Lily, Vlad and Ensemble
Everything to Win (Reprise)
Anya
Still/The Neva Flows (Reprise)
Gleb, Anya and Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

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

2017 Nominee
Mary Beth Peil
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2017 Nominee
Costume Design by Linda Cho

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2017 Nominee
Book by Terrence McNally
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2017 Nominee
Christy Altomare
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2017 Nominee
Mary Beth Peil
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2017 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical

2017 Nominee
Sound Design by Peter Hylenski
 

Outstanding Music

2017 Nominee
Music by Stephen Flaherty
 

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2017 Nominee
Costume Design by Linda Cho

Outstanding Projection Design

2017 Winner
Projection Design by Aaron Rhyne

Theatre World

Award

2017 Recipient
Christy Altomare
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