Al Hirschfeld Theatre, (3/27/2011 - 5/20/2012)

First Preview: Feb 26, 2011
Opening Date: Mar 27, 2011
Closing Date: May 20, 2012
Total Previews: 30
Total Performances: 473

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The new Park Avenue office building of The World Wide Wicket Company, Inc., in New York City.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)

Produced by Broadway Across America, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, Candy Spelling, Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand, Hilary A. Williams, Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions, Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts, Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz and Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service; Associate Producer: StageVentures 2010 Limited Partnership

Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Based on a book by Shepherd Mead; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Musical Director: David Chase; Music arranged by David Chase

Directed by Rob Ashford; Choreographed by Rob Ashford; Associate Director: Stephen Sposito; Associate Choreographer: Christopher Bailey

Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Ashley Ryan; Associate Scenic Design: Shoko Kambara; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Sound Design: Jason Strangfeld

General Manager: Alan Wasser, Allan Williams and Mark D. Shacket; Executive Producer: Beth Williams; Company Manager: Penny Daulton

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro; Stage Manager: Pat Sosnow

Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Conducted by David Chase; Associate Conductor: Matt Perri; Reeds: Steve Kenyon, Lawrence Feldman and Mark Thrasher; Trumpets: Nicholas Marchione and Scott Wendholt; Trombones: John Allred and George Flynn; Horn: David Peel; Drums: Paul Pizzuti; Bass: Neal Caine; Guitars: Scott Kuney; Percussion: Erik Charlston; Harp: Grace Paradise; Piano/Synth: Matt Perri

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Marketing: Type A Marketing and Anne Rippey; Website and Internet Marketing: Art Meets Commerce; General Press Representative: The Hartman Group; Dance Captain: Sarah O'Gleby; Photographer: Ari Mintz

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Opening Night Cast

John Larroquette
Broadway debut
J.B. Biggley
(Feb 26, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
Daniel RadcliffeJ. Pierrepont Finch
(Feb 26, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
Rob BartlettWally Womper
Twimble
Tammy BlanchardHedy La Rue
Mary FaberSmitty
(Feb 26, 2011 - Feb 26, 2012)
Christopher J. HankeBud Frump
(Feb 26, 2011 - Jan 22, 2012)
Ellen HarveyMiss Jones
Rose Hemingway
Broadway debut
Rosemary Pillkington
(Feb 26, 2011 - Feb 26, 2012)
Michael ParkMr. Bratt
Cameron AdamsKathy
Scrub Woman
Cleve AsburyMr. Ovington
Tanya BirlNancy
Anderson CooperThe Voice of the Narrator
Recorded voice only
Kevin CovertMr. Johnson
TV Announcer
Paige FaureScrub Woman
Miss Grabowski
David HullToynbee
Justin KeyesMr. Davis
Marty LawsonMr. Peterson
Barrett MartinMr. Andrews
(Feb 26, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
Nick MayoMr. Gatch
Stephanie Rothenberg
Broadway debut
Meredith
(Feb 26, 2011 - Feb 26, 2012)
Megan SikoraMiss Krumholtz
Joey SorgeMr. Tackaberry
Ryan WatkinsonMr. Matthews
Charlie WilliamsMr. Jenkins
(Feb 26, 2011 - Feb 26, 2012)
Samantha ZackLily

Swings: Erica Mansfield, Sarah O'Gleby and Michaeljon Slinger

Understudies: Cameron Adams (Rosemary Pillkington), Cleve Asbury (Mr. Twimble, Wally Womper), Rob Bartlett (J.B. Biggley), Kevin Covert (Mr. Twimble, Wally Womper), Paige Faure (Hedy La Rue, Miss Jones, Smitty), David Hull (J. Pierrepont Finch), Justin Keyes (Bud Frump, J. Pierrepont Finch), Erica Mansfield (Miss Jones), Nick Mayo (Bert Bratt), Michael Park (J.B. Biggley), Stephanie Rothenberg (Rosemary Pillkington), Megan Sikora (Hedy La Rue, Miss Jones, Smitty), Joey Sorge (Bert Bratt) and Charlie Williams (Bud Frump)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2011 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Broadway Across America, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, Candy Spelling, Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand, Hilary A. Williams, Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions, Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts, Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz and Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service

winner 2011 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [winner] 

John Larroquette

 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Tammy Blanchard

 2011 Best Choreography [nominee] 

Rob Ashford

 2011 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Rob Ashford

 2011 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 

Doug Besterman

 2011 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Catherine Zuber

 2011 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Howell Binkley

Drama Desk Award

 2011 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Broadway Across America, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, Candy Spelling, Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand, Hilary A. Williams, Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions, Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts, Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz and Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service

 2011 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Daniel Radcliffe

winner 2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 

John Larroquette

 2011 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 

Rob Ashford

 2011 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 

Rob Ashford

Theatre World

winner 2011 Award [recipient] 

Rose Hemingway

winner 2011 Award [recipient] 

John Larroquette

Songs

music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser

ACT 1 Sung By
How to SucceedFinch and Company
Happy To Keep His Dinner WarmRosemary
Coffee BreakBud, Smitty and Company
Company WayFinch and Twimble
Company Way (Reprise) Bud and Company
Rosemary's PhilosophyRosemary
A Secretary Is Not a ToyBratt, Smitty, Bud and Company
Been a Long DaySmitty, Finch, Rosemary and Company
Been a Long Day (Reprise) Biggley, Bud and Hedy
Grand Old IvyFinch and Biggley
Paris OriginalRosemary, Smitty, Miss Krumholtz, Miss Jones and the Secretaries
RosemaryFinch and Rosemary
Act I FinaleFinch, Rosemary and Bud
ACT 2 Sung By
Cinderella DarlingSmitty and the Secretaries
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm (Reprise) Rosemary
Love From a Heart of GoldBiggley and Hedy
I Believe in YouFinch and Men
Pirate DanceCompany
I Believe in You (Reprise) Rosemary
Brotherhood of ManFinch, Miss Jones, Wally Womper and Men
FinaleCompany

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Al Hirschfeld Theatre

(3/27/2011 - 5/20/2012)
Assistant Co. Mgr: Katrina Elliott, Cathy Kwon.

Assistant Stage Mgr: Shannon Hammons; Production Stage Manager: Kristen Harris; Stage Manager: Glynn David Turner; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeff Siebert.

Drums: Larry Lelli; Bass: Michael Blanco; Associate Conductor: Lawrence Goldberg(Feb 7, 2012 - Mar 11, 2012); Piano/Synth: Lawrence Goldberg(Feb 7, 2012 - Mar 11, 2012).

Assistant Dance Captain: J. Austin Eyer, Charlie Williams(May 8, 2012 - May 20, 2012).

Cast

Timothy J. Alex
Mr. Tackaberry
Beau Bridges
J.B. Biggley (Jan 3, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Holly Ann Butler
Miss Grabowski
Scrub Woman
Abby Church
Kathy
Scrub Woman
Darren Criss
J. Pierrepont Finch (Jan 3, 2012 - Jan 22, 2012)
Paige Faure
During Tammy Blanchard's hiatus
Hedy La Rue (Nov 29, 2011 - Dec 18, 2011)
Sara Jean Ford
Smitty (Feb 28, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Taylor Frey
Toynbee
Mr. Matthews
Patty Goble
Miss Jones
Robert Hager
Mr. Davis
Rose Hemingway
Rosemary Pillkington (May 1, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Nick Jonas
J. Pierrepont Finch (Jan 24, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Shannon Lewis
Miss Krumholtz
Synthia Link
Meredith (Feb 28, 2012 - Apr 29, 2012)
Andrew Madsen
Broadway debut
Mr. Andrews (Jan 3, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Colt Prattes
Mr. Matthews
Stephanie Rothenberg
Rosemary Pillkington (Feb 28, 2012 - Apr 29, 2012)
Meredith (May 1, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Charlie Sutton
Mr. Jenkins (Feb 28, 2012 - May 6, 2012)
Toynbee (May 15, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Michael Urie
Bud Frump (Jan 24, 2012 - May 20, 2012)
Charlie Williams
Mr. Jenkins (May 8, 2012 - May 20, 2012)



Understudies: Timothy J. Alex (Bert Bratt), Cleve Asbury (J.B. Biggley), Tanya Birl (Smitty), Holly Ann Butler (Hedy La Rue, Miss Jones, Smitty), Abby Church (Rosemary Pillkington), Robert Hager (J. Pierrepont Finch, Bud Frump), Shannon Lewis (Hedy La Rue), Synthia Link (Rosemary Pillkington), Nick Mayo (Bud Frump), Stephanie Rothenberg (Rosemary Pillkington), Charlie Sutton (J. Pierrepont Finch).


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