Opening Date

Oct 14, 2011

Closing Date

May 19, 2013

MusicalOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
The smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated 1950s

Book by Joe DiPietro; Music by David Bryan; Lyrics by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan; Based on a concept by George W. George; Music orchestrated by Daryl Waters and David Bryan; Dance arrangements by August Eriksmoen; Musical Director: Alvin Hough, Jr.
Directed by Christopher Ashley; Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo; Associate Director: Adam Arian; Associate Choreographer: Edgar Godineaux; Assistant Choreographer: Jermaine R. Rembert
Scenic Design by David Gallo; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Projection Design by David Gallo and Shawn Sagady; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Steven C. Kemp; Associate Costume Design: Rory Powers; Associate Lighting Design: Mark Simpson; Associate Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn; Associate Hair Design: Leah Loukas; Assistant Costume Design: Kara Harmon; Moving Lights Programmer: David Arch
General Manager: Alchemy Production Group, Carl Pasbjerg and Frank Scardino; Company Manager: Erik Birkeland; Associate Co. Mgr: Tegan Meyer and Julia C. Yungman Yauger
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Ray Gin; Stage Manager: Anna R. Kaltenbach; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tiffany N. Robinson
Music Producer/Supervisor: Christopher Jahnke; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Music Contractor: Michael Keller; Conducted by Alvin Hough, Jr.; Associate Conductor: Darryl Archibald; Keyboard 1: Alvin Hough, Jr.; Keyboard 2: Darryl Archibald; Drums: Trevor Holder; Guitar: Dave Matos; Bass: Jason Langley; Trumpet: Paul Baron; Trombone: Chris Rinaman; Reed 1: Tim Jensen; Reed 2: John Isley; Music Copying: Christopher Deschene; Keyboard Programmer: Kenny Seymour
Casting: Telsey + Company; Tour Marketing & Press: Anita Dloniak & Associates, Inc.; Tour Booking Agency: The Booking Group and Meredith Blair; Advertising: AKA; Digital/Internet Marketing: 87AM; Fight direction by Steve Rankin; Assistant Fight Director: Shad Ramsey; Fight Captain: Derek St. Pierre; Dance Captain: Kyle Leland; Assistant Dance Captain: Kenna Michelle Morris
Felicia
Gator
 
Gladys Calhoun
Bobby
Mr. Simmons
Ensemble
Someday Backup Singer
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Teenager
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
White DJ
 
Mr. Collins
 
White Father
 
Gordon Grant
 
Ensemble
Someday Backup Singer
 
Ensemble
Someday Backup Singer
 
Ensemble
Be Black Trio
 
Ensemble
 
White Mother
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Wailin' Joe
 
Reverend Hobson
 
Ensemble
Perry Como
 
Frank Dryer
 
Ensemble
 
Be Black Trio
 
Ensemble
Be Black Trio
 
Ensemble
Buck Wiley
 
Martin Holton
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Rhett George (Bobby, Delray), Christopher Gurr (Mr. Simmons), Daisy Hobbs (Felicia), Crystal Joy (Felicia), Happy McPartlin (Mama, Gladys Calhoun), Jill Morrison (Mama, Gladys Calhoun), Kent Overshown (Gator, Bobby, Delray), Austin Owen (Huey), Jody Reynard (Gator) and Peter Matthew Smith (Huey, Mr. Simmons)
Musical Director: Darryl Archibald
Assistant Lighting Design: Amanda Zieve
Assistant Stage Mgr: Sarah Helgesen and Matt Schreiber; Production Stage Manager: Anna R. Kaltenbach and Tripp Phillips (Mar 2012 - Aug 2012); Stage Manager: Tiffany N. Robinson
Conductor: Darryl Archibald; Keyboard 1: Darryl Archibald; Associate Conductor: Victor Simonson; Keyboard 2: Victor Simonson; Bass: Enzo Penizzotto; Reed 1: Maximilian Schweiger; Reed 2: Michael Gohler
Assistant Dance Captain: Tyrone A. Jackson; Dance Captain: Kenna Michelle Morris

Cast

Ensemble
 
Be Black Trio
Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening
 
Ensemble
Someday Backup Singer
Clara
 
White Mother
 
Ensemble
Black DJ
 
Be Black Trio
 
Ensemble
Someday Backup Singer
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening
 
Black DJ
 
Be Black Trio
Ensemble
Teenager
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Wailin' Joe
 
Reverend Hobson
Ensemble
 
Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Tami Dahbura (Mama, Gladys Calhoun), Kelcy Griffin (Felicia) and Lindsay Roberts (Felicia)
music by David Bryan; lyrics by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro
Act 1
Sung By
Underground
Delray, Felicia and Company
The Music of My Soul
Huey, Felicia and Company
Scratch My Itch
Wailin' Joe and Company
Ain't Nothin' But a Kiss
Felicia and Huey
Hello, My Name is Huey
Huey
Everybody Wants to Be Black on a Saturday Night
Company
Make Me Stronger
Huey, Mama, Felicia and Company
Colored Woman
Felicia
Someday
Felicia and Company
She's My Sister
Delray and Huey
Radio
Huey and Company
Say a Prayer
Gator and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Crazy Little Huey
Huey and Company
Big Love
Bobby
Love Will Stand When All Else Falls
Felicia and Company
Stand Up
Delray, Felicia, Huey, Gator, Bobby and Company
Change Don't Come Easy
Mama, Delray, Gator and Bobby
Tear the House Down
Huey and Company
Love Will Stand/Ain't Nothin' But a Kiss (Reprise)
Felicia and Huey
Memphis Lives in Me
Huey and Company
Steal Your Rock 'n' Roll
Huey, Felicia and Company
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