MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 24, 2008
Closing Date
Jun 22, 2008
1st Preview
Mar 15, 2008
1st Preview
Mar 15, 2008
Previews
45
Performances
68
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Marquis Theatre
(Apr 24, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008)

Setting
Baltimore in 1954

Book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell; Music by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger; Lyrics by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger; Based on the Universal Pictures film written and directed by: John Waters; Musical Director: Lynne Shankel; Incidental music by Lynne Shankel; Music arranged by Lynne Shankel; Music orchestrated by Christopher Jahnke; Dance Music Arranged by: David Chase; Music Producer: Steven M. Gold
Directed by Mark Brokaw; Choreographed by Rob Ashford; Associate Director: Moritz von Stuelpnagel; Associate Choreographer: Joey Pizzi; Assistant Choreographer: Christopher Bailey and Spencer Liff
Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Hair Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Randy Houston Mercer; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Assistant Scenic Design: Jeffrey Hinchee; Associate Costume Design: Holly Cain; Assistant Costume Design: Lynn Bowling and Court Watson; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Assistant Lighting Design: Carrie J. Wood; Associate Sound Design: Keith Caggiano; Automated Lights Programmer: Eric Norris
General Manager: Alan Wasser and Allan Williams; Company Manager: Laura Kirspel; Associate Co. Mgr: Christopher D'Angelo
Production Stage Manager: Rolt Smith; Stage Manager: Andrea O. Saraffian; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jenny Slattery; Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions
Conducted by Lynne Shankel; Associate Conductor: Henry Aronson; Keyboard 1: Lynne Shankel; Keyboard 2/Accordion: Henry Aronson; Guitar 1 (Electric/Acoustic/Harmonica/Banjo/Lap steel guitar): John Benthal; Guitar 2 (Electric/Acoustic/Ukelele/Mandolin): Chris Biesterfeldt; Violin 1/Mandolin: Cenovia Cummins; Violin 2/Mandolin: Maxim Moston; Violin/Viola: Orlando Wells; Cello: Sarah Seiver; Acoustic & electric bass: Steve Count; Drums/Percussion: Frank Pagano; Reed 1 (Tenor sax/Clarinet/Flute/Piccolo): Scott Kreitzer; Reed 2 (Alto sax/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Flute): Clifford Lyons; Reed 3 (Baritone sax/Bass Clarinet/Clarinet/Flute/ Bassoon): Roger Rosenberg; Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Brian O'Flaherty; Trombone/Bass Trombone/Tuba: Dan Levine; Percussion/Latin/Mallets/Toys/Timpani: Joe Mowatt; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen
Creative Consultant: John Waters; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Casting: Telsey + Company; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; General Press Representative: Richard Kornberg and Don Summa; Marketing: HHC Marketing; Dance Captain: Spencer Liff; Assistant Dance Captain: Courtney Laine Mazza; Fight Captain: Brendan King
Mrs. Vernon-Williams
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker
Pepper Walker
Lenora
Tory Ross
Replaced Courtney Balan during previews
Mona
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Whiffle
Ensemble
 
Radio DJ
Ensemble
 
Whiffle
Ensemble
 
Father Officer O'Brien
Ensemble
Wanda
Ensemble
 
Bailiff
Ensemble
Ensemble
Judge Stone
Ensemble
Ryan Silverman
Replaced Andrew C. Call during previews
Skippy Wagstaff
 
Ensemble
 
Whiffle
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Cameron Adams (Allison), Ashley Amber (Wanda), Michael Buchanan (Dupree), Eric L. Christian (Dupree), Colin Cunliffe (Baldwin), Lisa Gajda (Pepper Walker, Mona), Stacey Todd Holt (Judge Stone), Laura Jordan (Mrs. Vernon-Williams), Courtney Laine Mazza (Wanda, Lenora), Tory Ross (Mrs. Vernon-Williams, Pepper Walker), Eric Sciotto (Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker), Ryan Silverman (Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker), Peter Matthew Smith (Judge Stone, Baldwin) and Allison Spratt (Allison, Lenora)

Marquis Theatre (Apr 24, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008)

Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Barry Danielian

Cast

Courtney Balan
Injured during previews
Mona
Was replaced in previews
Ensemble
Was replaced in previews
Ensemble
Understudies: Andrew C. Call (Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, Dupree) and Sara Sheperd (Mona)
music by Adam Schlesinger; lyrics by David Javerbaum
Act 1
Sung By
The Anti-Polio Picnic
Mrs. Vernon-Williams, Allison, Baldwin and Ensemble
Watch Your Ass
Pepper Walker, Wanda, Mona, Dupree, Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker and Ensemble
I'm Infected
Allison, Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker and Ensemble
Squeaky Clean
Baldwin and The Whiffles
Nobody Gets Me
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, Pepper Walker, Wanda, Mona and Ensemble
Nobody Gets Me (Reprise)
Allison
Jukebox Jamboree
Dupree
A Whole Lot Worse
Pepper Walker, Wanda and Mona
Screw Loose
Lenora
Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby (Baby Baby)
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, Allison and Ensemble
Girl, Can I Kiss You...?
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, Allison and Ensemble
I'm Infected (Reprise)
Allison and Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker
You Can't Beat the System
Full Company
Act 2
Sung By
Misery, Agony, Helplessness, Hopelessness, Heartache and Woe
Allison, Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, Dupree, Pepper Walker, Wanda, Mona, Mrs. Vernon-Williams and Ensemble
All in My Head
Baldwin, Lenora and Ensemble
Jailyard Jubilee
Dupree and Ensemble
A Little Upset
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, Dupree, Allison and Ensemble
I Did Something Wrong...Once
Mrs. Vernon-Williams
Thanks for the Nifty Country!
Baldwin and The Whiffles
This Amazing Offer
Baldwin and The Whiffles
Do That Again
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker and Allison
Nothing Bad's Ever Gonna Happen Again
Full Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2008 Nominee
Music by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger
Lyrics by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger
 

Best Choreography

2008 Nominee
Choreographed by Rob Ashford

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Choreography

2008 Winner
Choreographed by Rob Ashford

Theatre World

Award

2008 Recipient
Alli Mauzey
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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