Studio 54, (2/21/2008 - 6/29/2008)

First Preview: Jan 25, 2008
Opening Date: Feb 21, 2008
Closing Date: Jun 29, 2008
Total Previews: 32
Total Performances: 149

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Act I: A series of Sundays from 1884 to 1886; a park on an island in the Seine just outside of Paris and George's studio. Act II: An American art museum and on the island in 1984.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director); Originally Produced by The Menier Chocolate Factory (David Babani, Artistic Director); Produced in association with Bob Boyett, Debra Black, Jam Theatricals, Stephanie P. McClelland, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley, Barbara Manocherian/Jennifer Manocherian, Ostar Productions, Caro Newling, Neal Street Productions and Mark Rubinstein

Original Broadway Production Produced in 1983 by: Playwrights Horizons; Originally Directed on Broadway by: James Lapine

Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Musical Director: Caroline Humphris; Music orchestrated by Jason Carr; Book by James Lapine

Directed by Sam Buntrock; Musical Staging by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Director/Choreographer, UK: Tara Wilkinson

Scenic Design by David Farley; Costume Design by David Farley; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Sebastian Frost; Projection Design by Timothy Bird and The Knifedge Creative Network; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Toben; Associate Sound Design: Nick Borisjuk

Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Denise Cooper

Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Stage Manager: Jon Krause

Musical Supervisor: Caroline Humphris; Conducted by Caroline Humphris; Associate Conductor: Thomas Murray; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Piano: Caroline Humphris; Keyboard: Thomas Murray; Violin: Matthew Lehmann; Cello: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf; Flute/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Alto saxophone: Todd Groves; Synthesizer Programmer: Bruce Samuels

Roundabout Director of Artistic Development/Casting: Jim Carnahan; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Sales Promotion: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Director of Development: Jeffory Lawson; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Dance Captain: Hayley Podschun; Interactive Marketing: Situation Marketing; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Michael CumpstyJules
another artist
Bob Greenberg
the museum director
Daniel EvansGeorge (Act I)
an artist
George (Act II)
an artist
Alexander GemignaniBoatman
Dennis
a technician
Jessica MolaskeyYvonne
Jules' wife
Naomi Eisen
a composer
Jenna RussellDot
George's mistress
Marie
George's grandmother
Mary Beth PeilOld Lady
Blair Daniels
an art critic
Ed DixonCharles Redmond
a visiting curator
Mr.
Santino FontanaSoldier
Alex
an artist
Bather
Kelsey FowlerLouise
the daughter of Jules and Yvonne
Alternate
Bather
Alternate
Jessica GrovéCeleste #2
A Photographer
Alison HorowitzLouise
the daughter of Jules and Yvonne
Alternate
Bather
Alternate
Stacie Morgain LewisFrieda
a cook
Betty
an artist
Drew McVetyLouis
a baker
Billy Webster
Harriet's friend
Bather
Anne L. NathanNurse
nurse to Old Lady
Harriet Pawling
a patron of the arts
Mrs.
Brynn O'MalleyCeleste #1
Elaine
David TurnerFranz
a servant
Lee Randolph
the museum's publicist

Understudies: Colleen Fitzpatrick (Blair Daniels, Harriet Pawling, Mrs., Naomi Eisen, Nurse, Old Lady, Yvonne), Santino Fontana (George (Act I), George (Act II)), Jeff Kready (Alex, Billy Webster, Franz, Lee Randolph, Louis, Soldier), Brynn O'Malley (Dot, Marie), Hayley Podschun (A Photographer, Betty, Celeste #1, Celeste #2, Elaine, Frieda) and Andrew Varela (Boatman, Bob Greenberg, Charles Redmond, Dennis, Jules, Mr.)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2008 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director) and The Menier Chocolate Factory (David Babani, Artistic Director); Produced in association with Bob Boyett, Debra Black, Jam Theatricals, Stephanie P. McClelland, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley, Barbara Manocherian/Jennifer Manocherian and Ostar Productions

 2008 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Daniel Evans

 2008 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Jenna Russell

 2008 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Sam Buntrock

 2008 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 

Jason Carr

 2008 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 

David Farley; Projection Design by The Knifedge Creative Network and Timothy Bird

 2008 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee] 

David Farley

 2008 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Ken Billington

 2008 Best Sound Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Sound Design by Sebastian Frost

Drama Desk Award

 2008 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director); Produced in association with Bob Boyett, Debra Black, Jam Theatricals, Stephanie P. McClelland, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley, Barbara Manocherian/Jennifer Manocherian and Ostar Productions

 2008 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Daniel Evans

 2008 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Jenna Russell

winner 2008 Outstanding Orchestrations [winner] 

Jason Carr

 2008 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 

Ken Billington

 2008 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 

Sam Buntrock

winner 2008 Outstanding Projection and Video Design [winner] 

Projection Design by Timothy Bird and The Knifedge Creative Network

Theatre World

winner 2008 Award [recipient] 

Jenna Russell

Songs

music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

ACT 1 Sung By
Sunday In The Park With GeorgeDot (George's mistress)
No LifeJules (another artist) and Yvonne (Jules' wife)
Color And LightDot (George's mistress) and George
GossipCeleste #1, Celeste #2, Boatman, Nurse (nurse to Old Lady), Old Lady, Jules (another artist) and Yvonne (Jules' wife)
The Day OffGeorge, Nurse (nurse to Old Lady), Franz (a servant), Frieda (a cook), Boatman, Soldier, Celeste #1, Celeste #2, Yvonne (Jules' wife), Louise (the daughter of Jules and Yvonne), Jules (another artist) and Louis (a baker)
Everybody Loves LouisDot (George's mistress)
Finishing The HatGeorge
We Do Not Belong TogetherDot (George's mistress) and George
BeautifulOld Lady and George
SundayCompany
ACT 2 Sung By
It's Hot Up HereCompany
Chromolume #7Company
Putting It TogetherGeorge and Company
Children and ArtMarie (George's grandmother)
Lesson #8George
Move OnGeorge and Dot (George's mistress)
SundayCompany

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Studio 54

(2/21/2008 - 6/29/2008)
Conducted by Thomas Murray; Piano: Thomas Murray; Associate Conductor: Shawn Gough; Keyboard: Shawn Gough.


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