Opening Date
Apr 06, 2017
Closing Date
Nov 05, 2017
1st Preview
Mar 07, 2017
1st Preview
Mar 07, 2017


Nederlander Theatre
(Apr 06, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017)

1935-1964. New York City.

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This production was first presented in Chicago, June 2016 by The Goodman Theatre (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director)
Book by Doug Wright; Music by Scott Frankel; Lyrics by Michael Korie; Inspired by 'War Paint' by Lindy Woodhead; Inspired by 'The Powder & the Glory' by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Musical Director: Lawrence Yurman
Directed by Michael Greif; Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director: Johanna McKeon; Associate Choreographer: Mark Myars
Scenic Design by David Korins; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Makeup Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Rod Lemmond; Associate Costume Design: Ryan Park; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Toben and Timothy Reed; Associate Sound Design: Cody Spencer; Assistant Scenic Design: Amanda Stephens; Assistant Costume Design: Wilberth Gonzalez; Assistant Lighting Design: Travis McHale; Lighting Programmer: David Arch and Victor Seastone
General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Tracy Geltman; Associate Co. Mgr: Adam Jackson
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Tripp Phillips; Stage Manager: Jason Hindelang; Assistant Stage Mgr: Rachel Zack
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller and Michael Aarons; Conducted by Lawrence Yurman; Associate Conductor: Paul Staroba; Assistant Conductor: Andrew Resnick; Keyboard 1: Andrew Resnick; Keyboard 2: Paul Staroba; Reed 1: Tom Murray; Reed 2: Michael Favreau; Reed 3: Ben Kono; Trumpet: James de la Garza and Tony Kadleck; Trombone: Mike Davis; French Horn: David Byrd-Marrow; Drums/Percussion: Jared Schonig; Bass: Bill Sloat; Violin: Yuko Naito-Gotay; Cello: Deborah Assael-Migliore; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Telsey + Company and Craig Burns, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising/Marketing: Serino Coyne; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Dance Captain: Barbara Jo Bednarczuk; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Helena Rubinstein
Elizabeth Arden
Tommy Lewis
Harry Fleming
Mary Ernster
Broadway debut
Society Doyenne, Mrs. Trowbridge-Phelps & others
Senator Royal Copeland, William S. Paley, Mr. Levin & others
Countess, Magda & others
Mr. Simms, Hal March, Mr. Baruch & others
Mary Claire King
Broadway debut
Miss Beam, Tulip, Arden Girl & others
Dorian Leigh, Arden Girl & others
Charles Revson, Sailor & others
Grand Dame, Beauty Technician & others
Arden Girl, Beauty Technician & others
Heiress, Miss Smythe, Arden Girl & others
Miss Teale, Arden Girl & others
Standby: Patti Cohenour (Elizabeth Arden)
Understudies: Barbara Jo Bednarczuk (Women's ensemble roles, Dorian Leigh), Mary Ernster (Elizabeth Arden), Tom Galantich (Tommy Lewis), David Girolmo (Tommy Lewis), Joanna Glushak (Helena Rubinstein), Chris Hoch (Harry Fleming, Charles Revson), Mary Claire King (Dorian Leigh), Donna Migliaccio (Women's ensemble roles, Helena Rubinstein), Jennifer Rias (Tulip) and Tally Sessions (Harry Fleming, Charles Revson)

Nederlander Theatre (Apr 06, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017)

Company Manager: Rina L. Saltzman; Associate Company Manager: Tyler Siems
Keyboard 2 (Sub): Adam Wachter


Harry Fleming
Oct 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Dorian Leigh, Arden Girl & others
Mr. Simms, Hal March, Mr. Baruch & others
Oct 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Understudy: Bart Shatto (Charles Revson)
music by Scott Frankel; lyrics by Michael Korie
Act 1
Sung By
Best Face Forward
Countess, Grand Dame, Heiress, Society Doyenne and Ensemble
Behind the Red Door
Arden Girls, Countess, Grand Dame, Heiress, Society Doyenne and Elizabeth Arden
Back on Top
Helena Rubinstein and Beauty Technicians
My Secret Weapon
Helena, Harry Fleming, Elizabeth, Tommy Lewis, Society Doyenne, Grand Dame, Heiress, Countess and Arden Girls
My American Moment
Helena and Elizabeth
Step on Out
Arden Girls, Miss Beam, Tommy and Harry
If I'd Been a Man
Elizabeth and Helena
Better Yourself
Oh, That's Rich
Tommy, Helena, Elizabeth and Harry
Face to Face
Helena and Elizabeth
Act 2
Sung By
Inside of the Jar
Countess, Grand Dame, Heiress, Society Doyenne, Shoppers and Salesgirls
Necessity Is the Mother of Invention
Elizabeth, Helena, Women Machinists, WACs, Tommy, Harry and Soldiers
Best Face Forward (Reprise)
Countess, Society Doyenne, Grand Dame, Heiress and Branch Salon Clients
Now You Know
No Thank You
Harry, Elizabeth, Tommy, Helena and William S. Paley
Fire and Ice
Charles Revson, Dorian Leigh and Mirror Girls
Tommy and Harry
Forever Beautiful
Beauty in the World
Helena and Elizabeth

Tony Award®


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


Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2017 Nominee
Scenic Design by David Korins

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2017 Nominee
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Actress in a Musical


Outstanding Orchestrations

2017 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin

Outstanding Lyrics

2017 Nominee
Lyrics by Michael Korie

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical

2017 Nominee
Sound Design by Brian Ronan

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2017 Winner
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Outstanding Wig and Hair

2017 Winner
Wig Design by David Brian Brown
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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