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War Paint   

Nederlander Theatre, (4/06/2017 - 11/05/2017)
First Preview: Mar 07, 2017 Total Previews: 33
Opening Date: Apr 06, 2017    
Closing Date: Nov 05, 2017 Total Performances: 236

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1935-1964. New York City.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by David Stone, Marc Platt, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo, Marcia Goldberg, Universal Stage Productions, Independent Presenters Network and Goodman Theatre
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
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; 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; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising/Marketing: Serino Coyne; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Dance Captain: Barbara Jo Bednarczuk; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Patti LuPone
Helena Rubinstein
Christine Ebersole
Elizabeth Arden
John Dossett
Tommy Lewis
Douglas Sills
Harry Fleming
Mary Ernster
Broadway debut
Society Doyenne, Mrs. Trowbridge-Phelps & others
David Girolmo
Senator Royal Copeland, William S. Paley, Mr. Levin & others
Joanna Glushak
Countess, Magda & others
Chris Hoch
Mr. Simms, Hal March, Mr. Baruch & others
Mary Claire King
Broadway debut
Miss Beam, Tulip, Arden Girl & others
Steffanie Leigh
Dorian Leigh, Arden Girl & others
Erik Liberman
Charles Revson, Sailor & others
Barbara Marineau
Grand Dame, Beauty Technician & others
Stephanie Jae Park
Arden Girl, Beauty Technician & others
Angel Reda
Heiress, Miss Smythe, Arden Girl & others
Jennifer Rias
Miss Teale, Arden Girl & others
Standby: Patti Cohenour (Elizabeth Arden)
Understudies: Barbara Jo Bednarczuk (Dorian Leigh, Women's ensemble roles), Mary Ernster (Elizabeth Arden), Tom Galantich (Tommy Lewis), David Girolmo (Tommy Lewis), Joanna Glushak (Helena Rubinstein), Chris Hoch (Charles Revson, Harry Fleming), Mary Claire King (Dorian Leigh), Donna Migliaccio (Helena Rubinstein, Women's ensemble roles), Jennifer Rias (Tulip) and Tally Sessions (Charles Revson, Harry Fleming)
Tony Award®
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee]
Christine Ebersole
2017 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee]
Scenic Design by David Korins
2017 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Drama Desk Award
2017 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Christine Ebersole
2017 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patti LuPone
2017 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Bruce Coughlin
2017 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by Michael Korie
2017 Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical [nominee]
Sound Design by Brian Ronan
winner 2017 Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical [winner]
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
winner 2017 Outstanding Wig and Hair [winner]
Wig Design by David Brian Brown
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 Elizabeth
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 Helena
No Thank You Harry, Elizabeth, Tommy, Helena and William S. Paley
Fire and Ice Charles Revson, Dorian Leigh and Mirror Girls
Dinosaurs Tommy and Harry
Pink Elizabeth
Forever Beautiful Helena
Beauty in the World Helena and Elizabeth