Stephen Sondheim Theatre, (1/12/2014 - Present)

First Preview: Nov 21, 2013
Opening Date: Jan 12, 2014
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 60
Total Performances: 1440 as of June 25, 2017

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers, General Manager)

Produced by Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Jeffrey A. Sine, Richard A. Smith, Mike Bosner, Harriet N. Leve/Elaine Krauss, Terry Schnuck, Orin Wolf, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Roger Faxon, Larry Magid, Kit Seidel, Lawrence S. Toppall, Fakston Productions/Mary Solomon, William Court Cohen, John Gore, BarLor Productions, Matthew C. Blank, Tim Hogue, Joel Hyatt, Marianne Mills, Michael J. Moritz Jr., StylesFour Productions, Brunish & Trinchero and Jeremiah J. Harris

Book by Douglas McGrath; Music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil; Lyrics by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil; Music orchestrated by Steve Sidwell; Vocal arrangements by Steve Sidwell; Music arranged by Steve Sidwell; Additional Music Arrangements: Jason Howland

Directed by Marc Bruni; Choreographed by Josh Prince; Associate Director: Ross Evans; Associate Choreographer: Alison Solomon

Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Alejo Vietti; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Joe Dulude, II; Associate Scenic Design: Erica Hemminger; Associate Costume Design: Rory Powers; Associate Lighting Design: John Viesta; Associate Sound Design: Cody Spencer

General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Executive Producer: Sherry Kondor and Christine Russell; Company Manager: Scott M. Ellis

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Stage Manager: Jon Krause

Music by arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Musical Supervisor: Jason Howland; Conducted by Jason Howland; Associate Conductor: Jeff Tanski; Reeds: David Mann and Dave Riekenberg; Trumpet/Flugel: Trevor Neumann; Trombone/Bass Trombone: Jennifer Wharton; Guitar: John Benthal and Dillon Kondor; Bass: Zev Katz; Drums: Clint de Ganon; Percussion: Joe Passaro; Keyboards: Jason Howland, Jeff Tanski and Nick Cheng; Keyboard Programmer: Billy Jay Stein; Assistant Synth Programmer: Hiro Iida

Casting: Stephen Kopel C.S.A.; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Marketing: Serino/Coyne; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Jessie MuellerCarole King
(Nov 21, 2013 - Mar 06, 2015)
Jeb BrownDon Kirshner
(Nov 21, 2013 - Sep 21, 2014)
Jake EpsteinGerry Goffin
(Nov 21, 2013 - Sep 21, 2014)
Anika LarsenCynthia Weil
(Nov 21, 2013 - Mar 06, 2015)
Liz LarsenGenie Klein
Jarrod SpectorBarry Mann
(Nov 21, 2013 - Feb 28, 2016)
Ashley BlanchetA Shirelle
Little Eva
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
E. Clayton CorneliousA Drifter
Josh DavisRighteous Brother
Nick
Alysha DeslorieuxA Shirelle
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
"Uptown" Singer
Kevin DudaNeil Sedaka
Righteous Brother
Lou Adler
James HarknessA Drifter
Carly HughesLucille
(Nov 21, 2013 - Sep 13, 2014)
A Shirelle
(Nov 21, 2013 - Sep 13, 2014)
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
(Nov 21, 2013 - Sep 13, 2014)
Sara KingMarilyn Wald
Rebecca LaChanceBetty
Douglas LyonsA Drifter
Stage Manager
Arbender J. RobinsonA Drifter
Rashidra ScottA Shirelle
Janelle Woods

Swings: Chris Peluso, Gabrielle Reid, Sara Sheperd and Melvin Tunstall

Understudies: Josh Davis (Gerry Goffin), Kevin Duda (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner), Sara King (Cynthia Weil), Rebecca LaChance (Carole King, Cynthia Weil), Chris Peluso (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner, Gerry Goffin) and Sara Sheperd (Carole King, Genie Klein)

Current Cast



Abby MuellerCarole King
Ben Jacoby
Broadway debut
Barry Mann
Liz LarsenGenie Klein
Paul Anthony StewartDon Kirshner
Evan ToddGerry Goffin
Jessica Keenan WynnCynthia Weil
Gisela AdisaLucille
A Shirelle
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
John Michael DiasLou Adler
Neil Sedaka
Righteous Brother
Adam Dietlein
Broadway debut
Righteous Brother
Nick
Sidney DuPontA Drifter
James HarknessA Drifter
Laurel HarrisBetty
Sara KingMarilyn Wald
Nicholas RyanA Drifter
Rashidra ScottA Shirelle
Janelle Woods
Yasmeen SuliemanA Shirelle
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
"Uptown" Singer
Nasia ThomasA Shirelle
Little Eva
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
Alan WigginsA Drifter

Swings: Rob Marnell, Gabrielle Reid, Sara Sheperd, Kimber Sprawl, Daniel Torres and Melvin Tunstall

Understudies: John Michael Dias (Barry Mann), Adam Dietlein (Gerry Goffin), Laurel Harris (Carole King, Genie Klein), Sara King (Cynthia Weil), Rob Marnell (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner, Gerry Goffin), Sara Sheperd (Carole King, Genie Klein) and Daniel Torres (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner),

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2014 Best Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Jeffrey A. Sine, Richard A. Smith, Mike Bosner, Harriet N. Leve/Elaine Krauss, Terry Schnuck, Orin Wolf, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Roger Faxon, Larry Magid, Kit Seidel, Lawrence S. Toppall, Fakston Productions/Mary Solomon, William Court Cohen, John Gore, BarLor Productions, Matthew C. Blank, Tim Hogue, Joel Hyatt, Marianne Mills, Michael J. Moritz Jr., StylesFour Productions, Brunish & Trinchero and Jeremiah J. Harris

 2014 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Douglas McGrath

winner 2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [winner] 

Jessie Mueller

 2014 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Jarrod Spector

 2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Anika Larsen

 2014 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 

Steve Sidwell

winner 2014 Best Sound Design of a Musical [winner] 

Sound Design by Brian Ronan

Drama Desk Award

 2014 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Jeffrey A. Sine, Richard A. Smith, Mike Bosner, Harriet N. Leve/Elaine Krauss, Terry Schnuck, Orin Wolf, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Roger Faxon, Larry Magid, Kit Seidel, Lawrence S. Toppall, Fakston Productions/Mary Solomon, William Court Cohen, John Gore, BarLor Productions, Matthew C. Blank, Tim Hogue, Joel Hyatt, Marianne Mills, Michael J. Moritz Jr., StylesFour Productions, Brunish & Trinchero and Jeremiah J. Harris

 2014 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Douglas McGrath

winner 2014 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Jessie Mueller

winner 2014 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Anika Larsen

 2014 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 

Steve Sidwell

winner 2014 Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical [winner] 

Sound Design by Brian Ronan

Songs



ACT 1 Sung By
So Far Away
(music by Carole King; lyrics by Carole King )
Carole King
Oh Carol
(music by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield; lyrics by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield )
Neil Sedaka
1650 Broadway MedleyEnsemble
It Might as Well Rain Until September
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Carole King
Be-Bop-A-Lula
(music by Tex Davis and Gene Vincent; lyrics by Tex Davis and Gene Vincent )
Ensemble
Some Kind of Wonderful
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Carole King, Gerry Goffin and The Drifters
Happy Days Are Here Again
(music by Milton Ager; lyrics by Jack Yellen )
Cynthia Weil
Take Good Care of My Baby
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Who Put the Bomp
(music by Barry Mann and Gerry Goffin; lyrics by Barry Mann and Gerry Goffin )
Barry Mann
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Carole King
He's Sure the Boy I Love
(music by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil; lyrics by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil )
Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Reprise)
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
The Shirelles
Up on the Roof
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Gerry Goffin and The Drifters
On Broadway
(music by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller; lyrics by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller )
The Drifters
The Locomotion
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Little Eva and Ensemble
You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
(music by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Phil Spector; lyrics by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Phil Spector )
The Righteous Brothers
One Fine Day
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Janelle and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Chains
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Carole King and Ensemble
Walking in the Rain
(music by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Phil Spector; lyrics by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Phil Spector )
Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Pleasant Valley Sunday
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Marilyn Wald, Gerry Goffin, Carole King and Ensemble
We Gotta Get Out of This Place
(music by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil; lyrics by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil )
Barry Mann
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Reprise)
(music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King )
Carole King
UptownEnsemble
It's Too Late
(music by Carole King; lyrics by Toni Stern )
Carole King
You've Got a Friend
(music by Carole King; lyrics by Carole King )
Carole King, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Don Kirshner
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
(music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King and Gerald Wexler; lyrics by Gerry Goffin, Carole King and Gerald Wexler )
Carole King and Ensemble
Beautiful
(music by Carole King; lyrics by Carole King )
Carole King
I Feel the Earth Move
(music by Carole King; lyrics by Carole King )
Carole King and Ensemble

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Stephen Sondheim Theatre

(1/12/2014 - Present)
Associate Director: Mark Schneider(Mar 5, 2015 - ?); Associate Choreographer: Joyce Chittick.

Associate Hair and Wig Design: Liz Printz.

Company Manager: Claire Trempe; Assistant Co. Mgr: Todd Piskin ; Company Manager: Bruce Kagel.

Guitar: Matt Beck; Electronic Music Design: Billy Jay Stein, Hiro Iida; Guitar: Kevin Ramessar.

Dance Captain: Gabrielle Reid.

Cast

Gisela Adisa
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
A Shirelle
Lucille
Sarah Bockel
Betty
Scott J. Campbell
Gerry Goffin (Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 21, 2016)
Doug Carpenter
Nick
Righteous Brother
Rebecca E. Covington
A Shirelle
Janelle Woods
J. Daughtry
A Drifter
John Michael Dias
Lou Adler
Neil Sedaka
Righteous Brother
Adam Dietlein
Nick
Broadway debutRighteous Brother
Sidney DuPont
A Drifter
Jake Epstein
Gerry Goffin (Sep 22, 2016 - Mar 5, 2017)
Laurel Harris
Betty
Ben Jacoby
Broadway debut
Barry Mann (Mar 1, 2016 - ?)
Brittney Johnson
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
A Shirelle
Little Eva
Chilina Kennedy
Carole King (Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 5, 2017)
Julia Knitel
Betty
Anika Larsen
Cynthia Weil (Oct 13, 2015 - Apr 24, 2016)
Tamika Lawrence
A Shirelle
Janelle Woods
Mike Longo
Lou Adler
Neil Sedaka
Righteous Brother
Abby Mueller
Carole King (Mar 7, 2017 - ?)
Linda Mugleston
Genie Klein
Nancy Opel
Genie Klein
Chelsea Packard
Marilyn Wald
Noah J. Ricketts
A Drifter
Stage Manager
Nicholas Ryan
A Drifter
Caliaf St. Aubyn
A Drifter
Paul Anthony Stewart
Don Kirshner (Sep 23, 2014 - ?)
Yasmeen Sulieman
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
"Uptown" Singer
A Shirelle
Nasia Thomas
"One Fine Day" Backup Singer
A Shirelle
Little Eva
Evan Todd
Gerry Goffin (Mar 7, 2017 - ?)
Alan Wiggins
A Drifter
Jessica Keenan Wynn
during Anika Larsen's maternity leave
Cynthia Weil (Mar 7, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015)
Cynthia Weil (Apr 26, 2016 - ?)
Dashaun Young
A Drifter




Standbys: Suzanne Grodner (Genie Klein).

Understudies: Sarah Bockel (Carole King, Genie Klein), Andrew Brewer (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner, Gerry Goffin), Doug Carpenter (Gerry Goffin), John Michael Dias (Barry Mann), Adam Dietlein (Gerry Goffin), Laurel Harris (Carole King, Genie Klein), Julia Knitel (Carole King, Cynthia Weil), Mike Longo (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner), Rob Marnell (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner, Gerry Goffin), Chelsea Packard (Cynthia Weil), Chris Peluso (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner, Gerry Goffin), Daniel Torres (Barry Mann, Don Kirshner).


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