MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 28, 2016
Closing Date
Jul 24, 2016
1st Preview
Mar 15, 2016
1st Preview
Mar 15, 2016
Previews
38
Performances
100
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Music Box Theatre
(Apr 28, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016)

Media
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Book by George C. Wolfe; Music by Eubie Blake; Lyrics by Noble Sissle; Original book by F. E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles; Music arranged by Daryl Waters; Music orchestrated by Daryl Waters; Musical Director: Shelton Becton; Additional Orchestration: Andy Farber and Chris Crenshaw
Directed by George C. Wolfe; Choreographed by Savion Glover; Assistant Director: Awoye Timpo; Associate Choreographer: Marshall L. Davis Jr.
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair Design by Mia M. Neal; Makeup Design by Natalie Young; Associate Scenic Design: Evan Adamson and Jisun Kim; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Associate Sound Design: Alex Neumann; Assistant Scenic Design: Antje Ellermann; Assistant Lighting Design: Ken Elliott; Moving Light Programmer: Victor Seastone; Light Programmer: Michael Hill
Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner and John Johnson; General Manager: Joey Parnes Productions; Company Manager: Penelope Daulton; Associate Co. Mgr: Aaron Quintana
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Lisa Dawn Cave; Stage Manager: J. Jason Daunter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Johnny Milani
Musical Supervisor: Daryl Waters; Musical Coordinator: Seymour Red Press; Conducted by Shelton Becton; Associate Conductor: Darryl Ivey; Piano: Darryl Ivey; Reeds: Bill Easley, Mark Gross, Lance Bryant and Jay Brandford; Trumpet: Alfonso Horne and Bruce Harris; Trombone: Jason Jackson and James Burton; Bass: Luico Hopper; Banjo/Guitar: Ayodele Maakheru; Drums/Percussion: Alvester Garnett; Music Contractor: Seymour Red Press; Music Copying: Emily Grishman; Music Preparation: Katharine Edmonds and Emily Grishman; Keyboard Programmer: Andrew Barrett
Casting: Jordan Thaler, C.S.A. and Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi and Jim Byk; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dance Captain: Karissa Royster; Assistant Dance Captain: Alexandria Bradley; Photographer: Devin Alberda and Julieta Cervantes
Eubie Blake
Noble Sissle
Lottie Gee
F.E. Miller
Aubrey Lyles
 
Izzy
 
Carlo
 
Railroad President
 
Famous Celebrities
 
International Emcees
 
Mattie Wilkes
 
Madame-Madame
Gertrude Saunders
 
Florence Mills
William Grant Still
 
Dancin' Boy
Harmony King
Jazz Jasmine
Curtis Holland
Broadway Debut
Dancin' Boy
 
Li'l Baby C
 
Dancing Waiter
Adrienne Howard
Broadway Debut
Jazz Jasmine
Dancin' Boy
 
Dancing Waiter
Lisa LaTouche
Broadway Debut
Jazz Jasmine
 
Jimtown Flapper
Harmony King
Jazz Jasmine
Janelle Neal
Broadway Debut
Jazz Jasmine
Brittany Parks
Broadway Debut
Jazz Jasmine
 
Jimtown Flapper
 
Izzy's Girl
Harmony King
 
Tommy
Karissa Royster
Broadway Debut
Jazz Jasmine
 
Jimtown Flapper
Harmony King
 
Harry Walton
Joseph Wiggan
Broadway Debut
Dancin' Boy
Pamela Yasutake
Broadway Debut
Jazz Jasmine
 
Jimtown Flapper
 
Izzy's Girl
Dancin' Boy
Understudies: Phillip Attmore (Harmony King), Darlesia Cearcy (Lottie Gee), Darius de Haas (Eubie Blake), C.K. Edwards (Harmony King), Leo Ash Evens (Sam, Izzy, Carlo, Railroad President, Emcees), Jason Holley (William Grant Still), Amber Iman (Lottie Gee), Kendrick Jones (William Grant Still), J. C. Montgomery (F.E. Miller), Janelle Neal (Eva, Mattie Wilkes, Madame-Madame), Arbender Robinson (Aubrey Lyles), Britton Smith (Harmony King), Zurin Villanueva (Gertrude Saunders, Florence Mills, Eva, Mattie Wilkes, Madame-Madame), Christian Dante White (Noble Sissle), Pamela Yasutake (Gertrude Saunders, Florence Mills) and Richard Riaz Yoder (Harmony King)

Music Box Theatre (Apr 28, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016)

Press Representative: DKC/O&M

Cast

Mr. Broadway
Role was cut during previews
Freda
Role was cut during previews
 
Onions
Role was cut during previews
 
Avis Blake
Role was cut during previews
 
Red Hot Mama
Role was cut during previews
Lady T
Role was cut during previews
 
Downtown Dilettante
Role was cut during previews
 
Harriet Sissle
Role was cut during previews
 
Church Lady
Baker Boy
Role was cut during previews
Noble's Shadow
Role was cut during previews
 
Baker Boy
Role was cut during previews
Baker Boy
Role was cut during previews
Jessie's Father
Role was cut during previews
Mr. Broadway's Girl
Role was cut during previews
Noble's Shadow
Role was cut during previews
 
Baker Boy
Role was cut during previews
Mr. Broadway's Girl
Role was cut during previews
Baker Boy
Role was cut during previews
Understudies: Janelle Neal (Church Lady) and Zurin Villanueva (Church Lady)
music by Eubie Blake; lyrics by Noble Sissle
Act 1
Sung By
Broadway Blues
Company
Affectionate Dan
Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake
Sellin' the Show
Eubie Blake, Noble Sissle, F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles
Introducing Sam
Sam, Eubie Blake, Noble Sissle, F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles
Makin' a Show
Company
I'm Simply Full of Jazz
Gertrude Saunders and Jimtown Flappers
Honeysuckle Time
Lottie Gee and Eubie Blake
Swing Along
F.E. Miller and Company
Campaign Songs
Company
Bandana Days
Jazz Jasmines
Love Will Find a Way
Lottie Gee
If You've Never Been Vamped by a Brownskin
Harmony Kings
You Got to Git the Gittin' While the Gittin's Good
Noble Sissle and Noble's Shadows
Ain't It a Shame
Company
Pennsylvania Graveyard Shuffle
Dancin' Kids
Daddy, Won't You Please Come Home
Lottie Gee
(I'm Just) Wild About Harry
Lottie Gee, Gertrude Saunders and Li'l Baby C
Act One Finale
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Dance Around the One
Dancin' Kids and Harmony Kings
Shuffle Along
Lottie Gee and Dancing Waiters
Struttin'
Noble Sissle, Eubie Blake, F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles
I'm Cravin' That Kind of Love
Florence Mills and Lottie Gee
Till Georgie Took 'Em Away
Harmony Kings and William Grant Still
The Broadway Buzz
Izzy and Company
Rang Tang/Chocolate Dandies
Dancin' Kids
It's Getting Dark on Old Broadway
Mr. Broadway and Mr. Broadway's Girls
That Comedy Chorus Girl
Freda and Baker Boys
Uptown Noir
Harmony Kings
You're Lucky to Me
Lottie Gee and Eubie Blake
Low Down Blues
Aubrey Lyles
Shuffle Along (Reprise)
F.E. Miller
Memories of You
Lottie Gee
The Original Broadway Rag
Carlo and Company
Shuffle Off
Florence Mills, Lottie Gee, F.E. Miller, Aubrey Lyles, Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2016 Nominee
Book by George C. Wolfe
 

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

2016 Nominee
Brandon Victor Dixon
 

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

2016 Nominee
Adrienne Warren
 

Best Choreography

2016 Nominee
Choreographed by Savion Glover
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2016 Nominee
Directed by George C. Wolfe
 

Best Orchestrations

2016 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Daryl Waters
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2016 Nominee
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2016 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Roth
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2016 Nominee
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Musical

2016 Nominee
Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner and John Johnson

Outstanding Choreography

2016 Winner
Choreographed by Savion Glover
 

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical

2016 Nominee
Sound Design by Scott Lehrer

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2016 Winner
Costume Design by Ann Roth
 

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical

2016 Nominee
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer

Outstanding Wig and Hair

2016 Winner
Hair Design by Mia M. Neal
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