MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 24, 2022
Closing Date
1st Preview
Mar 26, 2022
1st Preview
Mar 26, 2022
Previews
30
Performances (as of Nov 27, 2022)
249
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
August Wilson Theatre
(Apr 24, 2022 - Present)

Description
Based on incidents in the life of Fanny Brice.

Setting
The action takes place backstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, 1924, and memories prior.

Media
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Originally produced for the Broadway stage by Ray Stark; Original New York production supervised by Jerome Robbins; Original production directed by Garson Kanin; Original production orchestrated by Ralph Burns
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Isobel Lennart; Revised Book by Harvey Fierstein; Music orchestrated by Chris Walker; Dance arrangements by Alan Williams; Vocal arrangements by Alan Williams; Incidental music arrangements by Alan Williams; Additional Arrangements: Carmel Dean and David Dabbon; Special Material: Margaret Styne; Musical Director: Michael Rafter; Associate Musical Dir.: Meghann Zervoulis Bate
Directed by Michael Mayer; Choreographed by Ellenore Scott; Tap Choreography by Ayodele Casel; Associate Director: Johanna McKeon; Associate Choreographer: Jeffrey Gugliotti; Assistant Director: Torya Beard; Assistant Tap Choreographer: Anthony Morigerato
Scenic Design by David Zinn; Costume Design by Susan Hilferty; Lighting Design by Kevin Adams; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair Design by Campbell Young Associates; Associate Scenic Design: Tim McMath; Associate Costume Design: Amanda Whidden; Associate Lighting Design: Timothy Reed; Associate Sound Design: Elisabeth Weidner; Assistant Costume Design: Antonio Consuegra, Heather Freedman and Avery Reed; Assistant Lighting Design: Emmanuel Delgado; Moving Light Programmer: Paul Toben
General Manager: Foresight Theatrical and Mark Shacket; U.K. General Management for Sonia Friedman Productions: Diane Benjamin; Company Manager: Marc Borsak; Associate Gen. Mgr: Maan Singh Tinna; Assistant Co. Mgr: Carrie Jablansky
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Lisa Iacucci; Stage Manager: Howard Tilkin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Janet Takami and Christopher R. Munnell
Musical Supervisor: Michael Rafter; Musical Coordinator: Seymour Red Press and Kimberlee Wertz; Conducted by Michael Rafter; Associate Conductor: Meghann Zervoulis Bate; Trumpets: John Chudoba and Frank Greene; Trombone: Ronald E. Wilkins; French Horn: Eric C. Davis; Reeds: Jim Ercole, Lino Gomez and Jacqueline Henderson; Keyboards: Michael Rafter and Meghann Zervoulis Bate; Bass: Bill Ellison; Drums/Percussion: Kory Grossman; Concert Master: Cenovia Cummins; Violin/Viola: Orlando Wells; Cello: Caryl Paisner; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation, Emily Grishman, Adriana Grace and Alden Terry; Music Technology: Phij Adams; Synthesizer Technician: Randy Cohen and Randy Cohen Keyboards
Casting: Jim Carnahan, CSA and Jason Thinger; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: AKA; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Marketing Direction: Michelle Groner and Brand Nexus; Dance Captain: Colin Bradbury; Assistant Dance Captain: Mariah Reives; Vocal Supervision: Liz Caplan; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Clown Coach: Julia Proctor; Photographer: Matthew Murphy; Vocal Supervisor Liz Caplan
Julie Benko
At Thursday performances
Fanny Brice
Sep 06, 2022 - ?
Alternate
Fanny Brice
Mar 26, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022
Eddie Ryan
Nick Arnstein
Mrs. Brice
Mar 26, 2022 - Aug 14, 2022
 
Mrs. Nadler
Debra Cardona
Broadway debut
Mrs. Meeker
Mrs. Strakosh
Florenz Ziegfeld
Tom Keeney
 
Actor
 
Ensemble
Daniel Beeman
Broadway debut
Tenor
 
Porter
 
Ensemble
Kurt Csolak
Broadway debut
John
stage manager
 
Cornet Man
 
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat Man
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Bubbles
 
Ensemble
Masumi Iwai
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Aliah James
Broadway debut
Virginia
 
Ensemble
 
Bartender
 
Mr. Renaldi
 
Ensemble
John Manzari
Broadway debut
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat Man
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Cornet Man
 
Ensemble
Mariah Reives
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Leslie Blake Walker
Broadway debut
Maude
 
Ensemble
Standby: Julie Benko (Fanny Brice), Jeremiah James (Nick Arnstein, Florenz Ziegfeld, Tom Keeney) and Liz McCartney (Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Meeker)
Understudies: Ephie Aardema (Fanny Brice, Mrs. Meeker), Amber Ardolino (Emma), Colin Bradbury (Florenz Ziegfeld, Tom Keeney), Debra Cardona (Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh), Kurt Csolak (Nick Arnstein), Afra Hines (Emma), Stephen Mark Lukas (Nick Arnstein, Tenor), John Manzari (Eddie Ryan) and Justin Prescott (Eddie Ryan)
Julie Benko
At Thursday performances
Fanny Brice
Sep 06, 2022 - ?
Alternate
Mrs. Brice
Sep 06, 2022 - ?
Eddie Ryan
Nick Arnstein
Fanny Brice
Sep 06, 2022 - ?
 
Mrs. Nadler
Debra Cardona
Broadway debut
Mrs. Meeker
Mrs. Strakosh
Florenz Ziegfeld
Tom Keeney
 
Actor
 
Ensemble
Daniel Beeman
Broadway debut
Tenor
 
Porter
 
Ensemble
Kurt Csolak
Broadway debut
John
stage manager
 
Cornet Man
 
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat Man
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Bubbles
 
Ensemble
Masumi Iwai
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Aliah James
Broadway debut
Virginia
 
Ensemble
 
Bartender
 
Mr. Renaldi
 
Ensemble
John Manzari
Broadway debut
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat Man
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Cornet Man
 
Ensemble
Mariah Reives
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Leslie Blake Walker
Broadway debut
Maude
 
Ensemble
Standby: Julie Benko (Fanny Brice), Jeremiah James (Nick Arnstein, Florenz Ziegfeld, Tom Keeney) and Liz McCartney (Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Meeker)
Understudies: Ephie Aardema (Fanny Brice, Mrs. Meeker), Amber Ardolino (Emma), Colin Bradbury (Florenz Ziegfeld, Tom Keeney), Debra Cardona (Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh), Kurt Csolak (Nick Arnstein), Afra Hines (Emma), Stephen Mark Lukas (Nick Arnstein, Tenor), John Manzari (Eddie Ryan) and Justin Prescott (Eddie Ryan)

August Wilson Theatre (Apr 24, 2022 - Present)

Cast

Fanny Brice
Aug 02, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022
Mrs. Brice
Sep 06, 2022 - ?
Fanny Brice
Sep 06, 2022 - ?
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Bob Merrill
Act 1
Sung By
Overture
The Orchestra
Who Are You Now?
Fanny Brice
Poker Chant No. 1
Mrs. Brice and Mrs. Strakosh
If a Girl Isn't Pretty
Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh and Mrs. Meeker
If a Girl Isn't Pretty (Reprise)
Tom Keeney, Eddie Ryan, Stagehands, Keeney Chorus Girls, Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Meeker and Mrs. Brice
I'm the Greatest Star
Fanny Brice
I'm the Greatest Star (Reprise)
Mrs. Brice and Fanny Brice
Cornet Man
Fanny Brice and Cornet Men
Nicky Arnstein
Fanny Brice
His Love Makes Me Beautiful
Tenor, Fanny Brice and Ensemble
I Want To Be Seen With You
Nick Arnstein and Fanny Brice
Henry Street
Company
People
Fanny Brice
You Are Woman, I Am Man
Nick Arnstein and Fanny Brice
Poker Chant No. 2
Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh and Mrs. Meeker
Don't Rain on My Parade
Fanny Brice
Act 2
Sung By
Entr'acte
The Orchestra
Sadie, Sadie
Fanny Brice and Company
Who Taught Her Everything She Knows?
Mrs. Brice and Eddie Ryan
Temporary Assignment
Nick Arnstein and Men
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat
Fanny Brice and Ensemble
Who Are You Now?
Fanny Brice and Nick Arnstein
You're a Funny Girl
Nick Arnstein
What Do Happy People Do?
Follies Girls
The Music That Makes Me Dance
Fanny Brice
Finale
Fanny Brice

Tony Award®

 

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

2022 Nominee
Jared Grimes

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2022 Nominee
Jared Grimes
 

Outstanding Choreography

2022 Nominee
Choreographed by Ayodele Casel
 

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2022 Nominee
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
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