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The Last Ship   

Neil Simon Theatre, (10/26/2014 - 1/24/2015)
First Preview: Sep 29, 2014 Total Previews: 29
Opening Date: Oct 26, 2014    
Closing Date: Jan 24, 2015 Total Performances: 105

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Streets and shipyard, Wallsend, in the northeast of England


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Jeffrey Seller, Kathryn Schenker, Kevin McCollum, Sander Jacobs, James L. Nederlander, Roy Furman, Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss
Book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey; Music by Sting; Lyrics by Sting; Musical Director: Rob Mathes; Music orchestrated by Rob Mathes; Music arranged by Rob Mathes; Associate Musical Dir.: Dan Lipton
Directed by Joe Mantello; Choreographed by Steven Hoggett; Associate Director: Tom Ridgely; Associate Choreographer: Patrick McCollum
Scenic Design by David Zinn; Costume Design by David Zinn; Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by Luc Verschueren; Makeup Design by Luc Verschueren; Moving Light Programmer: Justin Freeman; Associate Scenic Design: Brett Banakis; Associate Costume Design: Sarah Laux; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone
General Manager: Baseline Theatrical and Andy Jones; Company Manager: Nick Lugo
Production Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Production Stage Manager: J. Philip Bassett; Stage Manager: Amber White
Musical Coordinator: Dean Sharenow; Piano: Rob Mathes; Keyboard 2: Dan Lipton; Drums: Joe Bonadio; Guitar 1: Matt Beck; Guitar 2: Ben Butler; Bass: Peter Donovan; Pipes/Flutes/Whistles: Christopher Layer; Melodeon: Mick McAuley; Fiddle 1: Paul Woodiel; Fiddle 2: Lisa Gutkin; Cello: Emily Hope Price; Percussion: Trey Files; Synthesizer Programmer: Karl Mansfield
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh
Fight direction by Ron Piretti; Fight Captain: Colby Foytik; Dance Captain: Jeremy Davis; Dialect Coach: Ben Furey; Casting: Telsey + Company and Craig Burns, CSA; UK Casting: Pippa Ailion, CDG; Press Representative: Sam Rudy Media Relations; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Matthew Murphy and Joan Marcus
Cast
Fred Applegate
Father O'Brien
Michael Esper
Gideon Fletcher
Collin Kelly-Sordelet
Broadway debut
Young Gideon
Tom Dawson
Aaron Lazar
Arthur Millburn
Jimmy Nail
Jackie White
(Sep 29, 2014 - Dec 07, 2014)
Sally Ann Triplett
Peggy White
Rachel Tucker
Broadway debut
Meg Dawson
Eric Anderson
Freddy Newlands
Ensemble
Craig Bennett
Billy Thompson
Ensemble
Dawn Cantwell
Young Meg
Ensemble
Jeremy Davis
Ensemble
Bradley Dean
Ensemble
Colby Foytik
Ensemble
David Michael Garry
Ensemble
Timothy Gulan
Ensemble
Shawna M. Hamic
Beatrice Dees
Ensemble
Rich Hebert
Adrian Sanders
Ensemble
Leah Hocking
Jessie Flynn
Ensemble
Todd A. Horman
Ensemble
Jamie Jackson
Joe Fletcher
Ensemble
Drew McVety
Sailor
Ensemble
Matthew Stocke
Davy Harrison
Ensemble
Jeremy Woodard
Ensemble
Swings: Ethan Applegate, Alyssa DiPalma, Sarah Hunt, Sean Jenness, Johnny Newcomb and Cullen R. Titmas
Understudies: Eric Anderson (Father O'Brien), Ethan Applegate (Tom Dawson, Young Gideon), Dawn Cantwell (Jessie Flynn, Meg Dawson), Bradley Dean (Arthur Millburn), Alyssa DiPalma (Jessie Flynn, Young Meg), Colby Foytik (Gideon Fletcher), David Michael Garry (Joe Fletcher), Shawna M. Hamic (Peggy White), Rich Hebert (Father O'Brien, Jackie White), Leah Hocking (Beatrice Dees, Peggy White), Sarah Hunt (Beatrice Dees, Meg Dawson, Young Meg), Jamie Jackson (Jackie White), Johnny Newcomb (Tom Dawson, Young Gideon) and Jeremy Woodard (Arthur Millburn, Gideon Fletcher)
Tony Award®
2015 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee]
Music by Sting; Lyrics by Sting
2015 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Rob Mathes
Theatre World
winner 2015 Award [recipient]
Collin Kelly-Sordelet
Drama Desk Award
2015 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Steven Hoggett
2015 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Rob Mathes
2015 Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical [nominee]
Sound Design by Brian Ronan
2015 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Sting
music by Sting; lyrics by Sting
ACT 1 Sung By
Island of Souls Jackie White, Young Gideon, Peggy White, Father O'Brien, Young Meg and Company
All This Time Gideon Fletcher and Company
August Winds Meg Dawson and Young Meg
Shipyard Jackie White, Billy Thompson, Peggy White, Father O'Brien, Tom Dawson and Company
If You Ever See Me Talking to a Sailor Meg Dawson and Women
Dead Man's Boots Gideon Fletcher, Joe Fletcher and Young Gideon
The Last Ship (Part One) Father O'Brien
Sail Away Peggy White
The Last Ship (Part Two) Jackie White, Father O'Brien and Company
What Say You, Meg? Arthur Millburn
We've Got Now't Else Jackie White, Tom Dawson and Shipyard Men
When We Dance Gideon Fletcher, Meg Dawson and Arthur Millburn
The Last Ship (Reprise) Gideon Fletcher, Jackie White, Father O'Brien and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Mrs. Dees' Rant Mrs. Dees and Women
The Night the Pugilist Learned How to Dance Gideon Fletcher and Tom Dawson
We've Got Now't Else (Reprise) Jackie White, Gideon Fletcher and Company
So to Speak Father O'Brien and Gideon Fletcher
Hymn Company
Show Some Respect Peggy White, Gideon Fletcher, Jackie White, Meg Dawson and Company
Island of Souls (Reprise) Meg Dawson, Young Gideon, Young Meg and Gideon Fletcher
It's Not the Same Moon Gideon Fletcher and Meg Dawson
Underground River Jackie White, Tom Dawson and Company
Ghost Story Gideon Fletcher and Tom Dawson
August Winds (Reprise) Gideon Fletcher and Tom Dawson
The Last Ship (Finale) Company
   
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