Music Box Theatre, (12/03/2007 - 3/02/2008)

First Preview: Oct 15, 2007
Opening Date: Dec 03, 2007
Closing Date: Mar 02, 2008
Total Previews: 34
Total Performances: 104

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)

Produced by Dodger Properties, Steven Spielberg and Rabbit Ears, LLC; Produced in association with Frederick Zollo, Jeffrey Sine, Dancap Productions, Inc. and Latitude Link Pelican Group; Associate Producer: Lauren Mitchell

Originally presented in the "Page to Stage" Program by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)

Written by Aaron Sorkin; Original music by Andrew Lippa

Directed by Des McAnuff; Assistant Director: Daisy Walker

Scenic Design by Klara Zieglerova; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Walter Trarbach; Co - Sound Design: Tony Smolenski IV; Hair and Wig Design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer; Associate Scenic Design: Rob Andrusko; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Mark T. Simpson; Associate Sound Design: Ashley Hanson

Executive Producer: Sally Campbell Morse; General Manager: Dodger Management Group; Company Manager: Jennifer Hindman Kemp; Associate Gen. Mgr: Jennifer F. Vaughan; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Dean A. Carpenter

Technical Supervisor: Tech Production Services, Inc., Peter Fulbright, Robert Spink and Colleen Houlehen; Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Stage Manager: Kelly Martindale

East Coast Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; West Coast Casting: Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas; Movement and Protocol: Lisa Shriver; Fight direction by Steve Rankin; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Production Dramaturg: Adam Greenfield; Promotions: HHC Marketing; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Press Associate: Heath Schwartz; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Marketing: Dodger Marketing; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Hank AzariaDavid Sarnoff
Jimmi SimpsonPhilo T. Farnsworth
Nadia BowersLizette Sarnoff
Mary Pickford
Kyle FabelPem's Father
Cliff Gardner
Maurice GodinAtkins
Walter Gifford
Douglas Fairbanks
Aaron KrohnWilkins
Christian McCarthy JohansenYoung Philo T. Farnsowrth
Bruce McKenzieGeorge Everson
Vladimir Zworykin
Malcolm MoranoYoung David Sarnoff
Spencer MosesStan Willis
Michael MulherenLeslie Gorrell
Jim OrtliebJustin Tolman
Jim Harbord
Michael PembertonSarnoff's Father
Houston Control
Katharine PowellBetty
Steve RosenHarlan Honn
Radio Announcer
James SutoriusRussian Officer
William Crocker
Margot WhiteSarnoff's Mother
Agnes Farnsworth
Mina Edison
Pem's Mother
Alexandra WilsonPem Farnsworth
William YoumansWachtel

Understudies: Aaron Krohn (Atkins, Douglas Fairbanks, George Everson, Harlan Honn, Lennox, Others, Vladimir Zworykin, Walter Gifford), Kate MacCluggage (Agnes Farnsworth, Betty, Lizette Sarnoff, Mary Pickford, Mina Edison, Others, Pem Farnsworth, Pem's Mother, Sarnoff's Mother), Spencer Moses (Cliff Gardner, Others, Pem's Father, Philo T. Farnsworth, Wachtel), Javier Picayo (Others, Stan Willis, Young David Sarnoff, Young Philo T. Farnsowrth), Steve Rosen (David Sarnoff) and Brian Russell (Analyst, Doctor, Jim Harbord, Justin Tolman, Leslie Gorrell, Lippincott, Others, Russian Officer, Sarnoff's Father, Simms, Wilkins, William Crocker)

Awards and Nominations

Theatre World

winner 2008 Award [recipient] 

Jimmi Simpson

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