Marquis Theatre, (11/22/2009 - 1/03/2010)

First Preview: Nov 13, 2009
Opening Date: Nov 22, 2009
Closing Date: Jan 03, 2010
Total Previews: 13
Total Performances: 51

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

Produced by Kevin McCollum, John Gore, Tom McGrath, Paul Blake, The Producing Office, Dan Markley, Sonny Everett and Broadway Across America; Produced in association with Paramount Pictures Corporation; Associate Producer: Richard A. Smith, Douglas L. Meyer and James D. Stern

Book by David Ives and Paul Blake; Music by Irving Berlin; Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Music orchestrated by Larry Blank; Vocal arrangements by Bruce Pomahac; Dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac; Musical Director: Steven Freeman; Based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank; Additional Orchestrations by Peter Myers

Directed by Walter Bobbie; Choreographed by Randy Skinner; Associate Director: Marc Bruni; Associate Choreographer: Kelli Barclay

Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Carrie Robbins; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Principle Wigs Designed by Paul Huntley Enterprises, Inc.; Ensemble Wigs Designed by Howard Leonard/Wigboys, Inc.; Associate Scenic Design: Mike Carnahan; Associate Costume Design: Lee Austin; Associate Lighting Design: Ed McCarthy; Associate Sound Design: Nicholas Borisjuk; Assistant Sound Design: Bridget O'Connor

General Manager: John S. Corker and Barbara Crompton; Company Manager: Barbara Crompton

Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Production Stage Manager: Peter Wolf; Stage Manager: Jay McLeod

Musical Supervisor: Rob Berman; Conducted by Steven Freeman; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds; Trumpet: Dave Trigg, Anthony Gorruso and Mike Ponella; Keyboard: Matt Perri and Micah Young; Cello: Danny Miller; Woodwinds: Dave Pietro, Harry Hassell, Aaron Heick, Eugene Scholtens and Scott Shachter; Trombone: Larry Farrell, Clint Sharman and Jeff Nelson; French Horn: David Byrd-Marrow; Percussion: Bill Hayes; Bass: Lou Bruno; Drums: Eric Halvorson; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press

Casting: Jay Binder and Nikole Vallins; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: Scott Moore; Dance Captain: Kelli Barclay

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Opening Night Cast

James ClowBob Wallace
Mara DaviJudy Haynes
Melissa ErricoBetty Haynes
Tony YazbeckPhil Davis
Remy AuberjonoisMike Nulty
Ed Sullivan Announcer
Regency Room Announcer
Cliff BemisEzekiel Foster
Mr. Snoring Man
Quintet Member
Peter ReardonRalph Sheldrake
David Ogden StiersGeneral Henry Waverly
Ruth WilliamsonMartha Watson
Madeleine Rose Yen
Broadway Debut
Susan Waverly
Abby Church
Broadway Debut
Ensemble
Sara Edwards
Broadway Debut
Ensemble
Chad Harlow
Broadway Debut
Ensemble
Leah HorowitzTessie
Quintet Member
Ensemble
Drew HumphreyTrain Conductor
Quintet Member
Ensemble
Matthew LaBancaJimmy
Ensemble
Joseph MedeirosQuintet Member
Taryn Molnar
Broadway Debut
Ensemble
Beth Johnson NicelyRhoda
Ensemble
Denise Nolin
Broadway Debut
Mrs. Snoring Man
Sheldrake's Secretary
Ensemble
Dennis O'Bannion
Broadway Debut
Ensemble
Con O'Shea-CrealEnsemble
Kristyn PopeEnsemble
Kiira SchmidtRita
Ensemble
Kelly SheehanEnsemble
Anna Aimee WhiteQuintet Member
Ensemble
Ryan WorsingEnsemble
Richard Riaz Yoder
Broadway Debut
Ensemble

Swings: Kelli Barclay, Mary Giattino, Matthew J. Kilgore and Jason Luks

Understudies: Remy Auberjonois (Ralph Sheldrake), Cliff Bemis (General Henry Waverly), Chad Harlow (Ed Sullivan Announcer, Mike Nulty), Tori Heinlein (Susan Waverly), Leah Horowitz (Betty Haynes), Drew Humphrey (Ezekiel Foster, Mr. Snoring Man, Phil Davis), Denise Nolin (Martha Watson), Peter Reardon (Bob Wallace) and Anna Aimee White (Judy Haynes)

Songs

music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin

ACT 1 Sung By
Happy HolidayBob Wallace and Phil Davis
White ChristmasBob Wallace, Phil Davis, Ralph Sheldrake and Ensemble
Let Yourself GoBob Wallace, Phil Davis and Ensemble
Love and the WeatherBob Wallace and Betty Haynes
SistersBetty Haynes and Judy Haynes
The Best Things Happen While You're DancingPhil Davis, Judy Haynes and The Quintet
SnowBob Wallace, Phil Davis, Betty Haynes, Judy Haynes, Mr. Snoring Man, Mrs. Snoring Man and Ensemble
What Can You Do With a General?Martha Watson, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis
Let Me Sing and I'm HappyMartha Watson and Ensemble
Count Your Blessings Instead of SheepBob Wallace and Betty Haynes
Blue SkiesBob Wallace and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
I Love a PianoPhil Davis, Judy Haynes and Ensemble
Falling Out of Love Can Be FunMartha Watson, Betty Haynes and Judy Haynes
Sisters (Reprise) Bob Wallace and Phil Davis
Love, You Didn't Do Right By Me/How Deep Is the OceanBetty Haynes and Bob Wallace
We'll Follow the Old ManBob Wallace and Male Ensemble
Let Me Sing and I'm Happy (Reprise) Susan Waverly
How Deep Is the Ocean (Reprise) Bob Wallace and Betty Haynes
We'll Follow the Old Man (Reprise) Bob Wallace, Phil Davis, Ralph Sheldrake and Male Ensemble
White Christmas (Reprise) Bob Wallace and Company
I've Got My Love to Keep Me WarmFull Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Marquis Theatre

(11/22/2009 - 1/3/2010)

Cast

Stefanie Morse
Ensemble (Dec 2009 - ?)
Quintet Member (Dec 2009 - ?)
Tessie (Dec 2009 - ?)

Understudies: Stefanie Morse (Betty Haynes).


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