Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, (10/13/2010 - 1/02/2011)

First Preview: Sep 20, 2010
Opening Date: Oct 13, 2010
Closing Date: Jan 02, 2011
Total Previews: 26
Total Performances: 94

Category: Musical, History, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (Oskar Eustis: Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson: Executive Director), Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Norton Herrick & Herrick Entertainment, Susan Quint Gallin/Mary Lu Roffe/Jennifer Manocherian, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley, Universal Pictures, Nancy C. Paduano/Harold Thau, Toula C. Phillips and Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director); Associate Producer: Mandy Hackett, Jeremy Scott Blaustein, Michael Crea, S.D. Wagner and John Johnson

World Premiere presented Jan. 2008 by Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director); Subsequently presented by The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (Oskar Eustis: Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson: Executive Director)

Book by Alex Timbers; Music by Michael Friedman; Lyrics by Michael Friedman; Musical Director: Justin Levine; Music orchestrated by Michael Friedman, Gabriel Kahane and Justin Levine

Directed by Alex Timbers; Choreographed by Danny Mefford

Scenic Design by Donyale Werle; Costume Design by Emily Rebholz; Lighting Design by Justin Townsend; Sound Design by Bart Fasbender; Associate Scenic Design: Michael Carnahan; Associate Costume Design: Sarah Laux; Associate Sound Design: David Sanderson

Executive Producer: Joey Parnes; Company Manager: David van Zyll de Jong

Production Stage Manager: Arthur Gaffin; Stage Manager: Jamie Greathouse

Conducted by Justin Levine; Associate Conductor: Charlie Rosen; Piano/Guitar: Justin Levine; Bass: Charlie Rosen; Drums: Kevin Garcia; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press

Developed in association with: Les Freres Corbusier; Fight direction by Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum; Dance Captain: Greg Hildreth; Dramaturg: Anne Davison and Mike Sablone; Casting: Carrie Gardner; Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates, Irene Gandy and Alana Karpoff; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Interactive Marketing and Web Design: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Benjamin WalkerAndrew Jackson
Kristine NielsenThe Storyteller
James BarryMale Soloist
Citizen
Phil
Darren GoldsteinCalhoun
Andrew Sr.
Greg HildrethRed Eagle
University President
Jeff HillerJohn Quincy Adams
Cobbler
Messenger
Tour Guide
Florida Man
Lucas Near-VerbruggheVan Buren
Keokuk
Cameron OcasioLyncoya
Bryce PinkhamClay
Black Fox
Nadia QuinnFemale Ensemble
Toula
Maria Elena RamirezRachel
Florida Woman
Kate Cullen RobertsElizabeth
Erica
Ben SteinfeldMonroe
Emily YoungFemale Soloist
Announcer
Naomi

Swings: Heath Calvert, Erin Felgar, Eli James, Joe Jung and Maria-Christina Oliveras

Understudies: Heath Calvert (Andrew Jackson), Aiden Eyrick (Lyncoya), Bryce Pinkham (Andrew Jackson) and Nadia Quinn (The Storyteller)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2011 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Alex Timbers

 2011 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Donyale Werle

Songs

music by Michael Friedman; lyrics by Michael Friedman

Populism Yea Yea
I'm Not That Guy
Illness as Metaphor
I'm So That Guy
Ten Little Indians
The Corrupt Bargain
Rock Star
The Great Compromise
Public Life
Crisis Averted
The Saddest Song
Second Nature
The Hunter of Kentucky
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