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Brooks Atkinson Theatre, (4/24/2016 - Present)
First Preview: Mar 25, 2016 Total Previews: 33
Opening Date: Apr 24, 2016    
Closing Date: Currently Running Total Performances: 617
as of October 15, 2017

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler, Norton and Elayne Herrick, David I. Berley, Independent Presenters Network, A.C. Orange International, Peter May, Michael Roiff, Ken Schur, Marisa Sechrest, Jam Theatricals, 42nd.club/Square 1 Theatrics, Benjamin Simpson & Joseph Longthorne/Shira Friedman and The American Repertory Theatre; Associate Producer: Brett England and Daniel M. Posener
World premiere produced at Harvard University, August 2, 2015 by The American Repertory Theatre (Diane Paulus, Artistic Director; Diane Borger, Producer); Script Consultant for A.R.T. Production: Peter Duchan
Book by Jessie Nelson; Music by Sara Bareilles; Lyrics by Sara Bareilles; Based upon the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly; Original motion picture produced by Michael Roiff / Night and Day Productions; Music orchestrated by Sara Bareilles and The Waitress Band; Music arranged by Nadia DiGiallonardo
Directed by Diane Paulus; Choreographed by Lorin Latarro; Associate Director: Nancy Harrington; Associate Choreographer: Abbey O'Brien
Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Suttirat Anne Larlarb; Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Wig & Make-up Design: Rachel Padula-Shufelt and Jason Allen; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Jacoby Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Martin Schnellinger; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Porter; Associate Sound Designer/Programmer: Drew Levy
Executive Producer: Alecia Parker; General Manager: B.J. Holt; Company Manager: Eduardo M. Castro; Associate Gen. Mgr: Amanda Murray
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Thomas J. Gates; Stage Manager: Matthew Lacey
Musical Supervisor: Nadia DiGiallonardo; Associate Musical Supervisor: Adam Michael Kaufman; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Nadia DiGiallonardo; Piano: Nadia DiGiallonardo; Keyboard: Jamie Edwards; Drums: Rich Mercurio; Bass: Lee Nadel; Cello/Guitar: Yair Evnine; Guitar: Meghan Toohey
Casting: Telsey + Company and Patrick Goodwin, C.S.A.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Interactive Marketing: Arthouse; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Dialect Coach: Dawn-Elin Fraser; Fight Consultant: Thomas Schall; Fight Captain: Stephanie Torns; Dance Captain: Max Kumangai
Cast
Jessie Mueller
Jenna
(Mar 25, 2016 - Mar 26, 2017)
Eric Anderson
Cal
(Mar 25, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017)
Nick Cordero
Earl
(Mar 25, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016)
Christopher Fitzgerald
Ogie
(Mar 25, 2016 - Jul 09, 2017)
Drew Gehling
Dr. Pomatter
(Mar 25, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017)
Kimiko Glenn
Broadway debut
Dawn
(Mar 25, 2016 - Jul 28, 2016)
Dakin Matthews
Joe
Keala Settle
Becky
(Mar 25, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016)
Charity Angel Dawson
Nurse Norma
(Mar 25, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016)
Ensemble
(Mar 25, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016)
Thay Floyd
Ensemble
Molly Hager
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Aisha Jackson
Ensemble
Claire Keane
Broadway debut
Lulu
Alternate
McKenna Keane
Broadway debut
Lulu
Alternate
Jeremy Morse
Broadway debut
Ensemble
(Mar 25, 2016 - Jul 09, 2017)
Stephanie Torns
Ensemble
Ryan Vasquez
Ensemble
Swings: Henry Gottfried, Max Kumangai and Ragan Pharris
Understudies: Charity Angel Dawson (Becky), Thay Floyd (Cal), Henry Gottfried (Dr. Pomatter, Earl, Ogie), Molly Hager (Becky), Max Kumangai (Cal, Joe), Jeremy Morse (Ogie), Ragan Pharris (Dawn, Jenna), Stephanie Torns (Dawn, Jenna) and Ryan Vasquez (Dr. Pomatter, Earl)
Cast
Betsy Wolfe
Jenna
(Jun 13, 2017 - ?)
Eric Anderson
Cal
(Feb 21, 2017 - ?)
John Cullum
Joe
(Oct 12, 2017 - ?)
Christopher Fitzgerald
Ogie
(Aug 15, 2017 - ?)
Drew Gehling
Dr. Pomatter
(Jun 27, 2017 - ?)
Caitlin Houlahan
Broadway debut
Dawn
(Oct 20, 2016 - ?)
Will Swenson
Earl
(Sep 12, 2017 - ?)
Maia Nkenge Wilson
Becky
(Sep 2017 - ?)
Victoria Collett
Broadway debut
Lulu
Alternate
Kayla Davion
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Tyrone Davis Jr.
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Matt DeAngelis
Ensemble
Matt DeAngelis
Father
Law Terrell Dunford
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Katie Grober
Broadway debut
Lulu
Alternate
Molly Hager
Mother
Molly Hager
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Anastacia McCleskey
Nurse Norma
Anastacia McCleskey
Ensemble
Stephanie Torns
Ensemble
Swings: Dayna Jarae Dantzler, Molly Jobe, Brandon Kalm and Max Kumangai
Understudies: Dayna Jarae Dantzler (Becky), Kayla Davion (Dawn), Tyrone Davis Jr. (Ogie), Matt DeAngelis (Dr. Pomatter), Matt DeAngelis (Earl), Law Terrell Dunford (Cal), Molly Hager (Becky), Molly Jobe (Jenna), Molly Jobe (Dawn), Brandon Kalm (Dr. Pomatter), Brandon Kalm (Earl), Brandon Kalm (Ogie), Max Kumangai (Joe), Max Kumangai (Cal), Anastacia McCleskey (Becky), Stephanie Torns (Jenna) and Stephanie Torns (Dawn)
Tony Award®
2016 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by 42nd.club/Square 1 Theatrics, A.C. Orange International, The American Repertory Theatre, Benjamin Simpson & Joseph Longthorne/Shira Friedman, David I. Berley, Independent Presenters Network, Jam Theatricals, Peter May, Norton and Elayne Herrick, Michael Roiff, Ken Schur, Marisa Sechrest and Barry & Fran Weissler
2016 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee]
Music by Sara Bareilles; Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
2016 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee]
Jessie Mueller
2016 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee]
Christopher Fitzgerald
Drama Desk Award
2016 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler, Norton and Elayne Herrick, David I. Berley, Independent Presenters Network, A.C. Orange International, Peter May, Michael Roiff, Ken Schur, Marisa Sechrest, Jam Theatricals, 42nd.club/Square 1 Theatrics, Benjamin Simpson & Joseph Longthorne/Shira Friedman and The American Repertory Theatre; Executive Producer: Alecia Parker
2016 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Jessie Nelson
2016 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Jessie Mueller
winner 2016 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Christopher Fitzgerald
2016 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
2016 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Sara Bareilles
music by Sara Bareilles; lyrics by Sara Bareilles
ACT 1 Sung By
What's Inside Jenna and Company
Opening Up Jenna, Becky, Dawn, Cal and Company
The Negative Jenna, Becky and Dawn
What Baking Can Do Jenna
When He Sees Me Dawn and Company
It Only Takes a Taste Dr. Pomatter and Jenna
You Will Still Be Mine Earl and Jenna
A Soft Place to Land Jenna, Becky and Dawn
Never Ever Getting Rid of Me Ogie and Company
Bad Idea Jenna, Dr. Pomatter and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
I Didn't Plan It Becky
Bad Idea (Reprise) Company
You Matter to Me Dr. Pomatter and Jenna
I Love You Like a Table Ogie, Dawn and Company
Take It From an Old Man Joe and Company
She Used to Be Mine Jenna
Everything Changes Jenna and Company
Opening Up (Finale) Company