Palace Theatre, (3/19/2009 - 1/02/2011)

First Preview: Feb 23, 2009
Opening Date: Mar 19, 2009
Closing Date: Jan 02, 2011
Total Previews: 27
Total Performances: 748

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and fifteen scenes
Setting: The West Side of New York City during the last days of Summer. 1957.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander and James L. Nederlander

Produced by Kevin McCollum, James L. Nederlander, Jeffrey Seller, Terry Allen Kramer, Sander Jacobs, Roy Furman/Jill Furman Willis, Freddy DeMann, Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman, Hal Luftig, Roy Miller, The Weinstein Company and Broadway Across America; Associate Producer: LAMS Productions

Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro

Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Translations: Lin-Manuel Miranda; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal; Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello

Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreography Reproduced by Joey McKneely; Associate Director: David Saint; Associate Choreographer: Lori Werner; Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins

Scenic Design by James Youmans; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jerome Martin; Assistant Costume Design: Robert J. Martin, Daryl A. Stone and Maria Zamansky; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Assistant Lighting Design: Carrie J. Wood; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch

General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: James Lawson; Assistant Co. Mgr: Erica Ezold

Production Stage Manager: Joshua Halperin; Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jason Brouillard

Conducted by Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Conductor: Maggie Torre; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Musical Supervisor: Patrick Vaccariello; Concertmaster: Martin Agee; Violin: Paul Woodiel, Robert Shaw, Victoria Paterson, Fritz Krakowski, Dana Ianculovici and Philip Payton; Cello: Peter Prosser, Vivian Israel, Diane Barere and Jennifer Lang; Bass: Bill Sloat; Reed 1: Lawrence Feldman; Reed 2: Lino Gomez; Reed 3: Dan Willis; Reed 4: Adam Kolker; Reed 5: Gilbert Dejean; Lead Trumpet: John Chudoba; Trumpet: Trevor Neumann and Matthew Peterson; Trombone: Tim Albright; Bass Trombone: Jeff Nelson; French Horn: Chris Komer and Theresa MacDonnell; Piano: Maggie Torre; Keyboard: Jim Laev; Drums: Eric Poland; Percussion: Dan McMillan and Pablo Rieppi; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen

Casting: Stuart Howard Associates; Marketing: Scott A. Moore; General Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Press Representative: Matt Shea; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dance Captain: Marina Lazzaretto; Assistant Dance Captain: Michaeljon Slinger; Fight direction by Ron Piretti; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

George AkramBernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Matt CavenaughTony
Riff's Friend
(Feb 23, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009)
Cody GreenRiff
The Leader, The Jets
(Feb 23, 2009 - Aug 02, 2009)
Karen OlivoAnita
Bernardo's Girl
(Feb 23, 2009 - May 08, 2010)
Josefina ScaglioneMaria
Bernardo's Sister
(Feb 23, 2009 - Sep 19, 2010)
Nicholas BaraschKiddo
A Jet
Alternate
Steve BassettLt. Schrank
One of the Adults
Kyle Brenn
Wed. & Sat. matinees
Kiddo
A Jet
Alternate
Joshua BuscherDiesel
A Jet
Isaac CalpitoInca
A Shark
Mike CannonSnowboy
A Jet
Peter John ChursinBolo
A Shark
Kyle CoffmanA-Rab
A Jet
Lindsay DunnVelma
One of the Jets' Girls
Yurel EchezarretaTio
A Shark
Joey HaroChino
Bernardo's Friend
Eric HatchBig Deal
A Jet
Manuel HerreraPepe
A Shark
Curtis HolbrookAction
A Jet
(Feb 23, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009)
Marina LazzarettoHotsie
One of the Sharks' Girls
Yanira MarinAlicia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Michael MastroGladhand
One of the Adults
Mileyka MateoBebecita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Kaitlin MeshZaza
One of the Jets' Girls
Kat NejatFernanda
One of the Sharks' Girls
Pamela OttersonGraziella
One of the Jets' Girls
Danielle PolancoConsuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Sam Rogers4H
A Jet
Michael RosenFederico
A Shark
Amy RyersonMugsy
One of the Jets' Girls
Jennifer SanchezRosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Manuel SantosIndio
A Shark
Lee SellarsKrupke
One of the Adults
Tro ShawAnybodys
A Jet
Ryan SteeleBaby John
A Jet
Tanairi Sade VazquezLupe
One of the Sharks' Girls
Greg VinklerDoc
One of the Adults

Swings: Haley Carlucci, Madeline Cintron, John Arthur Greene, Chase Madigan, Angelina Mullins, Christian Elan Ortiz and Michaeljon Slinger

Standby: Matthew Hydzik (Tony) and Mark Zimmerman (Doc, Gladhand, Krupke, Lt. Schrank)

Understudies: Joshua Buscher (Big Deal), Mike Cannon (Riff, Tony), Haley Carlucci (Fernanda, Maria, Rosalia), Lindsay Dunn (Graziella), John Arthur Greene (Action, Diesel, Riff), Eric Hatch (Action), Manuel Herrera (Bernardo), Chase Madigan (A-Rab, Baby John, Snowboy), Yanira Marin (Anita, Consuela, Fernanda), Michael Mastro (Doc, Krupke, Lt. Schrank), Kaitlin Mesh (Anybodys), Kat Nejat (Anita, Maria), Pamela Otterson (Anybodys), Sam Rogers (A-Rab, Baby John, Big Deal), Michael Rosen (Chino), Amy Ryerson (Graziella), Manuel Santos (Bernardo, Chino), Lee Sellars (Gladhand), Michaeljon Slinger (Diesel, Gladhand, Snowboy) and Tanairi Sade Vazquez (Consuela)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2009 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Kevin McCollum, James L. Nederlander, Jeffrey Seller, Terry Allen Kramer, Sander Jacobs, Roy Furman/Jill Furman Willis, Freddy DeMann, Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman, Hal Luftig, Roy Miller, The Weinstein Company and Broadway Across America

 2009 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Josefina Scaglione

winner 2009 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Karen Olivo

 2009 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Howell Binkley

Drama Desk Award

 2009 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Kevin McCollum, James L. Nederlander, Jeffrey Seller, Terry Allen Kramer, Sander Jacobs, Roy Furman/Jill Furman Willis, Freddy DeMann, Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman, Hal Luftig, Roy Miller, The Weinstein Company, Broadway Across America and LAMS Productions

 2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Karen Olivo

Theatre World

winner 2009 Award [recipient] 

Josefina Scaglione

Songs

music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

ACT 1 Sung By
PrologueJets and Sharks
Jet SongRiff (The Leader, The Jets) and Jets
Something's ComingTony (Riff's Friend)
The Dance At The GymCompany
MariaTony (Riff's Friend)
TonightTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
AmericaAnita (Bernardo's Girl), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Shark Girls
CoolRiff (The Leader, The Jets), Jet Boys and Jet Girls
One Hand, One HeartTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus)Company
The RumbleCompany
ACT 2 Sung By
I Feel PrettyMaria (Bernardo's Sister), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls), Consuela (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Fernanda (One of the Sharks' Girls)
SomewhereKiddo (A Jet), Tony (Riff's Friend), Maria (Bernardo's Sister) and Company
Gee, Officer KrupkeAction (A Jet) and Jets
A Boy Like ThatAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
I Have LoveAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Palace Theatre

(3/19/2009 - 1/2/2011)
Music arranged by Stephen Sondheim, Patrick Vaccariello, Garth Edwin Sunderland.

Production Stage Manager: Lisa Dawn Cave(Oct 5, 2010 - ?); Stage Manager: Jason Brouillard; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Capps.

Violin: Kiku Enomoto(Apr 8, 2010 - Jan 2, 2011).

Fight Captain: Joshua Buscher; Assistant Dance Captain: Michael Williams; Fight Captain: Wes Hart.

Cast

Sarah Amengual
Broadway debut
Maria
Bernardo's Sister
(Sep 21, 2010 - Jan 2, 2011)
Jessica Bishop
Velma
One of the Jets' Girls
Gabriel Canett
Pepe
A Shark
Jace Coronado
Tio
A Shark
Natalie Cortez
Anita
Bernardo's Girl
(May 10, 2010 - Jan 2, 2011)
Kristine Covillo
Alicia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Beth Crandall
Zaza
One of the Jets' Girls
Stephen Diaz
Bolo
A Shark
Sara Dobbs
Anybodys
A Jet
Sean Ewing
Pepe
A Shark
Karla Puno Garcia
Lupe
One of the Sharks' Girls
John Arthur Greene
Riff
The Leader, The Jets
(Aug 4, 2009 - ?)
Wes Hart
Action
A Jet
(Dec 15, 2009 - Jan 2, 2011)
Matthew Hydzik
Tony
Riff's Friend
(Dec 15, 2009 - Jan 2, 2011)
Jeremy Jordan
On Wednesday evening and Sunday matinee performances
Tony
Riff's Friend
Alternate
(Dec 16, 2009 - Oct 10, 2010)
Michael Kleeman
Wed, Sat, & Sun mats: & Thurs eve
Kiddo
A Jet
Alternate
Peter Maloney
Doc
One of the Adults
Renée Marino
Rosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Skye Mattox
Graziella
One of the Jets' Girls
Mugsy
One of the Jets' Girls
Shina Ann Morris
Consuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Patrick Ortiz
Indio
A Shark
Ron Piretti
Krupke
One of the Adults
Colt Prattes
Diesel
A Jet
Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva
Federico
A Shark
Michael Rosen
Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Jennifer Sanchez
Anita
Bernardo's Girl
(Dec 2009 - ?)
Manuel Santos
Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Lee Sellars
Gladhand
One of the Adults
Samantha Shafer
Alicia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Matt Shingledecker
Tony
Riff's Friend
Alternate
(Oct 13, 2010 - Jan 2, 2011)
Phillip Spaeth
Federico
A Shark
Brendon Stimson
A-Rab
A Jet
Michael Williams
Pepe
A Shark
Mikey Winslow
Big Deal
A Jet




Standbys: Natalie Cortez (Anita), Aléna Watters (Anita).

Understudies: Deanna Aguinaga (Consuela), Gabriel Canett (Bernardo), Natalie Cortez (Anita), Desiree Davar (Anita, Consuela, Fernanda, Rosalia), Wes Hart (Riff), Tim Hausmann (Big Deal, Diesel, Snowboy), Michael D. Jablonski (Big Deal, Diesel, Riff), Renée Marino (Consuela, Fernanda, Rosalia), Skye Mattox (Graziella), Angelina Mullins (Graziella), Kat Nejat (Rosalia), Patrick Ortiz (Chino), Ron Piretti (Gladhand), Colt Prattes (Action, Diesel, Riff), Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva (Bernardo), Alex Ringler (Snowboy, Diesel), Jennifer Sanchez (Anita), Lee Sellars (Doc, Krupke, Lt. Schrank), Samantha Shafer (Consuela, Fernanda, Rosalia), Phillip Spaeth (Chino, Bernardo), Brendon Stimson (A-Rab, Baby John, Snowboy, Action).


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