MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 03, 2022
Closing Date
Jul 17, 2022
1st Preview
Mar 15, 2022
1st Preview
Mar 15, 2022
Previews
23
Performances
108
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Apr 03, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022)

Media
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World premiere produced in January 2019 by Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Tony Taccone, Artistic Director; Susan Medak, Managing Director); Based on the musical 'Hard Times' presented in 2012 and 2014 at Nancy Manocherian's The Cell (Artistic Director, Kira Simring)
Book by Christina Anderson, Craig Lucas and Larry Kirwan; Music by Jason Howland; Lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Masi Asare; Conceived by Larry Kirwan; Additional Music by Larry Kirwan; Inspired in part by the songs of Stephen Foster; Music arranged by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan; Drum arrangements by Chris Jago ; Guitar arrangements by Kevin Ramessar; Piano arrangements by Daniel Edmonds and Daniel Edmonds; Musical Director: Jason Howland; Music orchestrated by Jason Howland; Associate Musical Dir.: Kevin Ramessar; Assistant Musical Dir.: Daniel Edmonds
Directed by Moisés Kaufman; Choreographed by Bill T. Jones; Musical Staging by Alex Sanchez; Associate Choreographer: Gelan Lambert and Chloe Davis; Irish and Hammerstep Choreography by Garrett Coleman and Jason Oremus; Resident Director: Anne Allan; Assistant Director: Amy Marie Seidel
Scenic Design by Allen Moyer; Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington and Shawn Edward Boyle; Hair and Wig Design by Matthew B. Armentrout; Associate Scenic Design: Warren Karp; Associate Costume Design: Michael Magaraci; Associate Lighting Design: Karen Spahn and Rachel Levy; Associate Sound Design: John Millerd; Associate Hair Design: Jennifer Lord; Assistant Costume Design: Hannah Chalman; Assistant Lighting Design: Colleen Doherty; Assistant Projection Design: Brittany Bland; Automated Lighting Programmer: Kevin Wilson
General Manager: Jeffrey Chrzczon; Assistant Producer: David Miller; Company Manager: Walter Milani; Associate Co. Mgr: James Yandoli
Production Supervisor: Peter W. Lamb; Technical Director: Michael Carey; Production Stage Manager: Karyn Meek; Stage Manager: Lee Micklin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Christopher Kee Anaya-Gorman
Musical Supervisor: Jason Howland; Musical Coordinator: Antoine Silverman; Conducted by Jason Howland; Associate Conductor/Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Dobro, Tenor Banjo: Kevin Ramessar; Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Irish Bouzouki: Ayodele Maakheru; Acoustic Bass, 5 String Electric Bass: Zev Katz; Keyboard 1: Daniel Edmonds; Keyboard 2: Nicholas Cheng; Flute, Wood Flute, Irish Flute, Tin Whistles, English Horn, Clarinet: Julie Pacheco; Trumpet, Flugelhorn: Hugo Moreno; Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba: Jennifer Wharton; Harp: Kirsten Agresta-Copely; Concertmaster/Mandolin: Antoine Silverman; Violin, Viola: Yuko Naito-Gotay; Cello: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf; Drums: Chris Jago ; Percussion: Mesia Austin; Electronic Music Design: Billy Jay Stein, Hiro Iida and Strange Cranium, Inc.; Music Associate: Nicholas Cheng; Music Assistant: Erin Reiffler; Music Copyist: JoAnn Kane Music Service, Russell Bartmus and Megan Sperger
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh; Associate Special Effects: Megan Lang
Casting: Stewart/Whitley; Press Representative: The Press Room; Dramaturg: Thulani Davis and Sydné Mahone; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Production Counsel: Farber Law; Fight direction by Matt Hawkins; Intimacy Director: Gaby Labotka; Dialect Coach: Linda Gates and Phyllis Griffin; Dance Captain: Chloe Davis; Photographer: Kevin Berne and Julieta Cervantes; Fight Captain: Kennedy Caughell
Nelly O'Brien
Willie O'Brien
Kevin Dennis
Broadway debut
'Lucky' Mike Quinlan
Frederic Tiggens
Washington Henry
Milton Moore
Annie Lewis
Angelina Baker
Owen Duignan
Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis
Colin Barkell
Broadway debut
Irish Dancer
 
Ensemble
Uptown Woman
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Garrett Coleman
Broadway debut
Irish Dancer
 
Ensemble
Elmer Woods
 
Ensemble
Chloe Davis
Broadway debut
Nova
 
Ensemble
 
"Paradise Square" Dancer
Uptown Man
 
Way Station Attendant
 
Ensemble
 
Notification Officer
Ensemble
Jamal Christopher Douglas
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ensemble
Shiloh Goodin
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ben Michael
Broadway debut
Uptown Man
 
Provost Marshal
 
Ensemble
 
Daniel Jenkins
Blessed
 
Ensemble
Eilis Quinn
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ensemble
Amelia Tiggens
 
Ensemble
Uptown Woman
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Hailee Kaleem Wright
Broadway debut
Sarah
 
Ensemble
 
"Paradise Square" Singer
Standby: Aisha Jackson (Nelly O'Brien)
Understudies: Kennedy Caughell (Annie Lewis), Dwayne Clark (Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis), Eric Craig (Willie O'Brien, Owen Duignan, 'Lucky' Mike Quinlan), Josh Davis (Willie O'Brien, Frederic Tiggens, Milton Moore), Camille Eanga-Selenge (Angelina Baker), Sam Edgerly (Owen Duignan), Sean Jenness ('Lucky' Mike Quinlan), Jay McKenzie (Washington Henry), Ben Michael (Willie O'Brien, Frederic Tiggens, Milton Moore), Kayla Pecchioni (Nelly O'Brien, Angelina Baker), Eilis Quinn (Uptown Woman), Erica Spyres (Annie Lewis), Lael Van Keuren (Annie Lewis), Alan Wiggins (Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis, Washington Henry) and Hailee Kaleem Wright (Angelina Baker)

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Apr 03, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Pamela Remler (Apr 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022) and Dana Williams; Production Stage Manager: Ron Vodicka; Stage Manager: Christopher Kee Anaya-Gorman
Drums: Emma Ford
music by Jason Howland; lyrics by Masi Asare and Nathan Tysen
Act 1
Sung By
Paradise Square
Nelly O'Brien, Annie Lewis, Willie O'Brien, Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis and Ensemble
I'm Coming
Owen Duignan, Washington Henry, Angelina Baker, Annie Lewis and Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis
Camptown Races
Owen Duignan, Washington Henry and Milton Moore
Since the Day That I Met You
Willie O'Brien and Nelly O'Brien
Bright Lookout
Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis and Dockworkers
Tomorrow's Never Guaranteed
Frederic Tiggens, 'Lucky' Mike Quinlan and Ensemble
I'm Coming (Reprise)
Angelina Baker
Turn My Life Around
Nelly O'Brien and Ensemble
Gentle Annie
Annie Lewis and Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis
Why Should I Die In Springtime
Owen Duignan, 'Lucky' Mike Quinlan and Ensemble
I'd Be a Soldier
Reverend Samuel Jacob Lewis, Washington Henry and Ensemble
Angelina Baker
Washington Henry
Heaven Save Our Home
Nelly O'Brien and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Angelina Baker (Reprise)
Uptown Woman
Now or Never
Nelly O'Brien, Annie Lewis and Ensemble
Why Should I Die In Springtime (Reprise)
Owen Duignan and Ensemble
Angelina Baker (Always on My Mind)
Washington Henry and Ensemble
Someone to Love
Annie Lewis and Nelly O'Brien
No More: The Protest
'Lucky' Mike Quinlan, Owen Duignan, Frederic Tiggens and Ensemble
Breathe Easy
Angelina Baker, Washington Henry and Ensemble
No More: The Riot
Frederic Tiggens and Ensemble
Chorale: Heaven Save Our Home
Nelly O'Brien and Ensemble
Let It Burn
Nelly O'Brien
Finale: Paradise Square
Ensemble

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Book by Christina Anderson , Craig Lucas and Larry Kirwan
 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2022 Nominee
Music by Jason Howland
Lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Masi Asare

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

2022 Winner
Joaquina Kalukango
 

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

2022 Nominee
Sidney DuPont
A.J. Shively
 

Best Choreography

2022 Nominee
Choreographed by Bill T. Jones
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Scenic Design by Allen Moyer
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2022 Nominee
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2022 Winner
Joaquina Kalukango

Outstanding Choreography

2022 Winner
Choreographed by Bill T. Jones , Gelan Lambert , Chloe Davis , Garrett Coleman and Jason Oremus
 

Outstanding Music

2022 Nominee
Music by Jason Howland
 

Outstanding Wig and Hair Design

2022 Nominee
Hair and Wig Design by Matthew B. Armentrout
Season:
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