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On the Twentieth Century   

American Airlines Theatre, (3/15/2015 - 7/19/2015)
First Preview: Feb 13, 2015 Total Previews: 33
Opening Date: Mar 15, 2015    
Closing Date: Jul 19, 2015 Total Performances: 144

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Mainly on the Twentieth Century Limited from Chicago to New York. The early 1930's.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Cy Coleman; Based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Millholland; Musical Director: Kevin Stites; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Dance arrangements by David Krane; Incidental music by David Krane; Additional Material by Marco Pennette; Additional lyrics by Amanda Green; Additional Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and James Abbott
Directed by Scott Ellis; Choreographed by Warren Carlyle; Associate Director: Kasey RT Graham; Associate Choreographer: Angie Canuel; Original Broadway production directed by Harold Prince
Set Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Makeup Design by Anne Ford-Coates; Associate Set Designer: Richard M. Jaris and T.J. Greenway; Associate Costume Design: Cathy Parrott; Associate Lighting Design: Carolyn Wong; Associate Sound Design: Jason Strangfeld; Associate Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta; Moving Light Programmer: Jay Penfield
Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; "On The Twentieth Century" General Manager: Denise Cooper; Associate Managing Director: Steve Dow; Company Manager: Carly DiFulvio Allen
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Scott Taylor Rollison
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Music Direction by Kevin Stites; Associate Conductor: Lawrence Goldberg; Reeds: Jim Ercole, David Young and Ronald Jannelli; Trumpet/Flugel/Piccolo Trumpet: John Dent; French Horn: Katie Dennis; Trombone/Bass Trombone: Ben Herrington; Violin: Sean Carney; Viola: Maxine Roach; Cello: Sarah Seiver; Bass: Michael Blanco; Drums/Percussion: Eric Borghi; Keyboard 1: Kevin Stites; Keyboard 2: Lawrence Goldberg; Synthesizer Programmer: James Abbott; Music Copying: Emily Grishman; Music Preparation: Katharine Edmonds and Emily Grishman
Roundabout Founding Director Gene Feist; Roundabout Adams Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Roundabout Director of Development: Lynne Gugenheim Gregory; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Audience Development: Robert Sweibel; Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Stephen Kopel C.S.A.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive; General Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Kristin Chenoweth
Lily Garland
Mildred Plotka
Peter Gallagher
Oscar Jaffee
Andy Karl
Bruce Granit
Mark Linn-Baker
Oliver Webb
Michael McGrath
Owen O'Malley
Mary Louise Wilson
Letitia Peabody Primrose
Phillip Attmore
Porter
Ensemble
Justin Bowen
Train Secretary
Ensemble
Paula Leggett Chase
Imelda Thornton
Ensemble
Ben Crawford
Ensemble
Rick Faugno
Porter
Ensemble
Bahiyah Hibah
Can-Can Girl
Ensemble
Drew King
Porter
Ensemble
Analisa Leaming
Anita
Ensemble
Kevin Ligon
Simon Finch
Otto Von Bismarck
Officer
Ensemble
Erica Mansfield
Can-Can Girl
Officer
Ensemble
James Moye
Max Jacobs
Ensemble
Linda Mugleston
Dr. Johnson
Ensemble
Mamie Parris
Agnes
Ensemble
Andy Taylor
Congressman Lockwood
Ensemble
Jim Walton
Conductor Flanagan
Ensemble
Richard Riaz Yoder
Porter
Ensemble
Swings: Preston Truman Boyd and Jenifer Foote
Understudies: Justin Bowen (Porters), Paula Leggett Chase (Dr. Johnson), Ben Crawford (Bruce Granit, Max Jacobs), Analisa Leaming (Agnes), Kevin Ligon (Conductor Flanagan, Congressman Lockwood), James Moye (Oscar Jaffee), Linda Mugleston (Letitia Peabody Primrose), Mamie Parris (Imelda Thornton, Lily Garland, Mildred Plotka) and Andy Taylor (Oliver Webb, Owen O'Malley)
Tony Award®
2015 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
2015 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee]
Kristin Chenoweth
2015 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee]
Andy Karl
2015 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee]
Set Design by David Rockwell
2015 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
Drama Desk Award
2015 Outstanding Revival of a Musical or Revue [nominee]
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)
winner 2015 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Kristin Chenoweth
2015 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Andy Karl
2015 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Warren Carlyle
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Stranded Owen, Oliver and Actors
Saddle Up the Horse Owen, Oliver, Porters and Passengers
On the 20th Century Owen, Oliver, Porters and Passengers
I Rise Again Oscar, Owen and Oliver
Oscar Jaffee/Lily Garland Transition Porters and Oscar
Indian Maiden's Lament Imelda and Mildred Plotka
Veronique Oscar, Lily, Porters, Otto Von Bismarck, Can-Can Girls and Ensemble
I Have Written a Play Conductor Flanagan
Together Porters, Ensemble, Oscar, Lily and Bruce
Never Lily, Oliver and Bruce
Our Private World Oscar and Lily
Repent Letitia
Mine Oscar and Bruce
I've Got It All Lily and Oscar
ACT 2 Sung By
Life Is Like a Train Porters
I Have Written a Play (Reprise) Congressman Lockwood
Five Zeros Owen, Oliver, Letitia and Oscar
I Have Written a Play (Reprise) Dr. Johnson, Owen, Oliver and Oscar
Sign Lily Sign Owen, Oliver, Oscar, Letitia, Lily and Bruce
She's a Nut Company
Max Jacobs Max and Lily
Babette Lily and Ensemble
Because of Her
(lyrics by Amanda Green)
Oscar
Lily/Oscar Lily, Oscar and Oliver