MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 24, 2012
Closing Date
Jun 15, 2013
1st Preview
Mar 29, 2012
1st Preview
Mar 29, 2012
Previews
27
Performances
478
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Apr 24, 2012 - Jun 15, 2013)

Setting
July, 1927. Long Island, New York.

Media
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Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Joe DiPietro; Inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse; Music orchestrated by Bill Elliott; Musical Director: Tom Murray; Additional lyrics by Buddy DeSylva
Directed by Kathleen Marshall; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Director: Marc Bruni; Associate Choreographer: David Eggers
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Projection Design by Alexander V. Nichols; Associate Scenic Design: Shoko Kambara; Associate Costume Design: Amy Clark; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Toben; Associate Sound Design: Cody Spencer; Assistant Scenic Design: Erica Hemminger; Assistant Costume Design: Justin Hall, Heather Lockard and Amanda Seymour; Assistant Lighting Design: Sarah Jakubasz; Assistant Sound Design: Jessica Weeks; Moving Light Programmer: Josh Weitzman; Video Programmer: Alexander V. Nichols; Assistant Video Programmer: Christian DeAngelis
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Thom Clay; Associate Co. Mgr: Kevin Beebee
Technical Director: Neil Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Bonnie L. Becker; Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates, Peter Fulbright, Tech Production Services, Inc. and James Kolpin; Stage Manager: Charles Underhill; Assistant Stage Mgr: Scott Rowen
Musical Supervisor: David Chase; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Tom Murray; Associate Conductor: Shawn Gough; Assistant Conductor: Joseph Joubert; Violin: Paul Woodiel; Woodwinds: Ralph Olsen, Todd Groves, Richard Heckman and Jay Brandford; Trumpet: Robert Millikan, Brian Pareshi and Shawn Edmonds; Trombone: Clint Sharman, Jason Jackson and Jack Schatz; Keyboard: Shawn Gough and Joseph Joubert; Drums: Eric Poland; Percussion: Andrew Blanco; Guitar: James Hershman; Bass: Richard Sarpola; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Katharine Edmonds/Emily Grishman
Casting: Binder Casting, Jay Binder and Jack Bowdan; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Press Representative: Heath Schwartz; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Marketing: Serino Coyne; Digital Outreach & Website: Serino Coyne and Jim Glaub; Dance Captain: Jason DePinto; Assistant Dance Captain: Kaitlyn Davidson; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Digital Outreach & Website Associate: Mark Seeley
Jimmy Winter
Billie Bendix
Mar 29, 2012 - Mar 24, 2013
Senator Max Evergreen
Mar 29, 2012 - Mar 24, 2013
Jeannie Muldoon
Duchess Estonia Dulworth
Chief Berry
Mar 29, 2012 - Mar 24, 2013
Cookie McGee
Mar 29, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013
Millicent Winter
Mar 29, 2012 - Dec 16, 2012
Duke Mahoney
Eileen Evergreen
Elliot
Fletcher
Edgar
Standby: Michael X. Martin (Duke Mahoney, Cookie McGee, Chief Berry, Senator Max Evergreen) and Jennifer Smith (Duchess Estonia Dulworth, Millicent Winter)
Understudies: Cameron Adams (Billie Bendix), Kimberly Fauré (Jeannie Muldoon, Eileen Evergreen), Stephanie Martignetti (Billie Bendix), Jeffrey Schecter (Cookie McGee, Chief Berry), Joey Sorge (Jimmy Winter) and Kristen Beth Williams (Jeannie Muldoon, Duchess Estonia Dulworth, Eileen Evergreen)

Imperial Theatre (Apr 24, 2012 - Jun 15, 2013)

Assistant Co. Mgr: Jim Brady (Jan 29, 2013 - Jun 15, 2013)
Assistant Stage Mgr: Charlene Speyerer
Piano/Accordian: Shawn Gough; Assistant Conductor: Aron Accurso; Piano/Keyboards: Aron Accurso; Violin: Kiku Enomoto (Mar 21, 2013 - Jun 15, 2013)

Cast

Will Chase
During Matthew Broderick's hiatus
Jimmy Winter
Aug 21, 2012 - Aug 26, 2012
Erin Dilly
During Kelli O'Hara's hiatus
Billie Bendix
Jul 15, 2012 - Jul 29, 2012
Billie Bendix
Mar 29, 2013 - Jun 15, 2013
Millicent Winter
Dec 18, 2012 - Apr 28, 2013
Millicent Winter
Apr 30, 2013 - Jun 15, 2013
Elliot
Chief Berry
Mar 29, 2013 - ?
Alice
Dec 18, 2012 - ?
Cookie McGee
Mar 05, 2013 - ?
Cookie McGee
Jan 08, 2013 - Mar 03, 2013
Senator Max Evergreen
Mar 29, 2013 - ?
Rosie
Standby: Donna English (Millicent Winter, Millicent Winter, Duchess Estonia Dulworth) and Richard Poe (Senator Max Evergreen)
Understudies: Cameron Adams (Jeannie Muldoon), Clyde Alves (Jimmy Winter), Andrew Cao (Jimmy Winter), Barrett Martin (Duke Mahoney) and Emily Tyra (Duchess Estonia Dulworth, Eileen Evergreen)
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Sweet and Lowdown
Jimmy Winter, Jeannie Muldoon, Chorus Girls and Society Guys
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Jimmy Winter and Billie Bendix
Nice Work If You Can Get It (Reprise)
Billie Bendix
Demon Rum
Duchess Estonia Dulworth, Chief Berry, Senator Max Evergreen and Vice Squad
Someone to Watch Over Me
Billie Bendix
Delishious
Eileen Evergreen, Bubble Girls and Boys
I've Got to Be There
Jimmy Winter, Jeannie Muldoon and Chorus Girls
I've Got to Be There (Reprise)
Jeannie Muldoon and Chorus Girls
Treat Me Rough
Billie Bendix
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Jimmy Winter, Billie Bendix and Chief Berry
Do It Again
(lyrics by Buddy DeSylva)
Jeannie Muldoon and Duke Mahoney
'S Wonderful
Jimmy Winter and Billie Bendix
Fascinating Rhythm
Jimmy Winter, Cookie McGee and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Lady Be Good
Orchestra
But Not for Me
Billie Bendix
By Strauss
Duchess Estonia Dulworth
Sweet and Lowdown (Reprise)
Cookie McGee
Do, Do, Do
Jimmy Winter, Elliot, Vic and Floyd
Hangin' Around With You
Billie Bendix
Looking for a Boy
Duchess Estonia Dulworth and Cookie McGee
Blah, Blah, Blah
Duke Mahoney and Jeannie Muldoon
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (Reprise)
Billie Bendix and Jimmy Winter
Will You Remember Me?
Billie Bendix and Jimmy Winter
I've Got to Be There (Reprise)
Chorus Girls and Vice Squad
I've Got a Crush on You
Eileen Evergreen, Chorus Girls and Vice Squad
Blah, Blah, Blah (Reprise)
Jeannie Muldoon and Duke Mahoney
Looking for a Boy (Reprise)
Cookie McGee and Duchess Estonia Dulworth
Delishious (Reprise)
Chief Berry and Eileen Evergreen
Someone to Watch Over Me (Reprise)
Jimmy Winter and Billie Bendix
They All Laughed
Full Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2012 Nominee
Book by Joe DiPietro
 

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

2012 Nominee
Kelli O'Hara

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

2012 Winner
Michael McGrath

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

2012 Winner
Judy Kaye
 

Best Choreography

2012 Nominee
Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2012 Nominee
Directed by Kathleen Marshall
 

Best Orchestrations

2012 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Bill Elliott
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2012 Nominee
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

2012 Nominee
Sound Design by Brian Ronan

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2012 Winner
Book by Joe DiPietro
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2012 Nominee
Kelli O'Hara

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2012 Winner
Michael McGrath

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2012 Winner
Judy Kaye
 

Outstanding Choreography

2012 Nominee
Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2012 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Bill Elliott
 

Outstanding Costume Design

2012 Nominee
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2012 Nominee
Directed by Kathleen Marshall
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