Studio 54, (12/18/2008 - 3/01/2009)

First Preview: Nov 14, 2008
Opening Date: Dec 18, 2008
Closing Date: Mar 01, 2009
Total Previews: 37
Total Performances: 85

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A Musical Comedy in Two Acts
Setting: Chicago, in the late 1930s.

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); Produced in association with Marc Platt

Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; New Book by Richard Greenberg; Based on the original book by John O'Hara; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani; Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky; Dance arrangements by Eric Stern; Associate Musical Dir.: Annbritt duChateau

Directed by Joe Mantello; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele; Dance Arranger: Eric Stern; Associate Director: David Solomon; Associate Choreographer: Madeleine Kelly

Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll and Frank McCullough; Associate Costume Design: Tom Beall; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Toben; Associate Sound Design: Zach Williamson; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta

Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Denise Cooper

Production Stage Manager: Tripp Phillips; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Stage Manager: Jason Hindelang

Conducted by Paul Gemignani; Associate Conductor: Annbritt duChateau; Concert Master/Violin: Sylvia D'Avanzo; Violin: Matthew Lehmann; Viola: Richard Brice; Cello: Roger Shell; Woodwinds: Eric Weidman, Scott Shachter, Tom Christensen and Don McGeen; Trumpet: Dominic Derasse and Mike Ponella; Trombone: Bob Suttmann; French Horn: Ron Sell; Keyboard: Annbritt duChateau; Bass: John Beal; Drums/Percussion: Larry Lelli

Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Sales Promotion: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Dance Captain: Brian Barry

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Opening Night Cast

Stockard ChanningVera Simpson
Martha PlimptonGladys Bumps
Matthew Risch
Replaced Christian Hoff in previews
Joey Evans
(Nov 22, 2008 - Mar 01, 2009)
Timothy J. AlexSeaver Swift
Ensemble
Brian BarryHank Armour
Ensemble
Robert ClohessyMike Spears
Jenny FellnerLinda English
Meredith ForlenzaClub Patron
Lisa GajdaCookie
Ensemble
Anthony HoldsTed
Tailor Shop Customer
Ensemble
Nadine IseneggerValerie
Ensemble
Daniel MarcusLudlow Lowell
Quinn MattfeldClub Patron
Mark MorettiniWorkman
Ensemble
Kathryn Mowat MurphyDiane
Ensemble
Nicole Orth-PallaviciniClub Patron
Hayley PodschunThe Kid
Ensemble
Krista SaabEnsemble
Bahiyah Sayyed GainesEnsemble
Eric SciottoDrummer
Ensemble
Steven SkybellErnest

Swings: Kurt Froman and Abbey O'Brien

Understudies: Lisa Gajda (Gladys Bumps), Anthony Holds (Ludlow Lowell), Mark Morettini (Ernest, Mike Spears), Nicole Orth-Pallavicini (Vera Simpson), Hayley Podschun (Linda English, Valerie) and Eric Sciotto (Joey Evans)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2009 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); Produced in association with Marc Platt

 2009 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Stockard Channing

 2009 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Martha Plimpton

 2009 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Scott Pask

Drama Desk Award

 2009 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 Marc Platt

 2009 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Stockard Channing

 2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Martha Plimpton

Songs

ACT 1 Sung By
ChicagoJoey Evans
You Mustn't Kick It Around
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Joey Evans, Gladys Bumps and Girls
I Could Write A BookJoey Evans and Linda English
Chicago (Reprise) Girls
That Terrific RainbowGladys Bumps and Girls
What Is A Man?Vera Simpson
Are You My Love?
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Joey Evans and Linda English
Happy Hunting HornJoey Evans and Girls
Happy Hunting Horn (Continued)
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Joey Evans and Girls
Bewitched, Bothered, BewilderedVera Simpson
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered (Reprise) Vera Simpson
Pal Joey (What Do I Care For A Dame?)
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Joey Evans
Chez Joey
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Joey Evans and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
The Flower Garden of My HeartLudlow Lowell, Gladys Bumps and Girls
In Our Little Den (of Iniquity)Joey Evans and Vera Simpson
ZipGladys Bumps
Plant You Now, Dig You LaterGirls
Do It The Hard WayJoey Evans and Linda English
Zip (Reprise) Valerie
I Still Believe In You
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Linda English
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered (Reprise) Vera Simpson
Take HimLinda English and Vera Simpson
I'm Talkin' to My Pal
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Joey Evans
I Still Believe In You (Reprise)
(music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart )
Linda English
I Could Write A Book (Reprise) Joey Evans

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Studio 54

(12/18/2008 - 3/1/2009)
Assistant Stage Mgr: John Bantay(Dec 30, 2008 - ?).

Associate Conductor: Larry Lelli; Keyboards: Matt Gallagher(Jan 2009 - ?).

Cast

Christian Hoff
Injured during a preview performance
Joey Evans Was replaced in previews
(Nov 14, 2008 - Nov 21, 2008)


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