Circle in the Square Theatre, (4/19/2015 - 9/10/2016)

First Preview: Mar 27, 2015
Opening Date: Apr 19, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 10, 2016
Total Previews: 26
Total Performances: 583

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (Paul Libin, President; Susan Frankel, General Manager; Theodore Mann, Artistic Director)

Produced by Fox Theatricals, Barbara Whitman, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Tom Casserly, Paula Marie Black, Latitude Link, Terry Schnuck/Jack Lane, The Forstalls, Nathan Vernon, Mint Theatricals, Elizabeth Armstrong, Jam Theatricals, Delman-Whitney and Kristin Caskey & Mike Isaacson

World premiere production presented on October 22, 2013 by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director)

Book by Lisa Kron; Music by Jeanine Tesori; Lyrics by Lisa Kron; Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel; Musical Director: Chris Fenwick; Orchestrations by John Clancy

Directed by Sam Gold; Choreographed by Danny Mefford; Associate Director: Portia Krieger

Scenic Design by David Zinn; Costume Design by David Zinn; Lighting Design by Ben Stanton; Sound Design by Kai Harada; Hair & Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Scenic Design: Tim McMath; Associate Costume Design: Abigail Hahn; Associate Lighting Design: Ken Elliott and David Sexton; Associate Sound Design: Stephanie Celustka; Associate Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta; Associate Hair Design: Rick Caroto

General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Tracy Geltman

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Lisa Dawn Cave; Stage Manager: Kevin Bertolacci

Music Coordinator: Antoine Silverman; Keyboards: Chris Fenwick; Guitars: Doug Derryberry; Basses: George Farmer; Reeds: Chris Reza; Cello: Emily Brausa; Drums/Percussion: John Hadfield; Violin/Viola: Antoine Silverman; Electronic Music Programming: Billy Jay Stein/Strange Cranium; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music/Anne Kaye and Doug Houston

Broadway Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Jillian Cimini, C.S.A.; Original Casting: Jordan Thaler, C.S.A. and Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Website & Interactive Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Dance Captain: Joel Perez

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Opening Night Cast

Michael CerverisBruce
Judy KuhnHelen
(Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 03, 2016)
Sydney Lucas
Broadway debut
Small Alison
(Mar 27, 2015 - Oct 04, 2015)
Beth MaloneAlison
Emily Skeggs
Broadway debut
Medium Alison
(Mar 27, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016)
Roberta ColindrezJoan
Zell Steele MorrowJohn
Joel PerezRoy/Mark/Pete/Bobby/Jeremy
Oscar WilliamsChristian
(Mar 27, 2015 - Mar 27, 2016)

Understudies: Lauren Patten (Joan, Medium Alison), Gabriella Pizzolo (Christian, John, Small Alison), Marrick Smith (Roy/Mark/Pete/Bobby/Jeremy), Jim Stanek (Bruce) and Nicole Van Giesen (Alison, Helen)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 2015 Best Musical [winner] 

Produced by Fox Theatricals, Barbara Whitman, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Tom Casserly, Paula Marie Black, Latitude Link, Terry Schnuck/Jack Lane, The Forstalls, Nathan Vernon, Mint Theatricals, Elizabeth Armstrong, Jam Theatricals, Delman-Whitney and Kristin Caskey & Mike Isaacson; Originally presented by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director)

winner 2015 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 

Book by Lisa Kron

winner 2015 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [winner] 

Music by Jeanine Tesori; Lyrics by Lisa Kron

winner 2015 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical [winner] 

Michael Cerveris

 2015 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Beth Malone

 2015 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Judy Kuhn

 2015 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Sydney Lucas

 2015 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Emily Skeggs

winner 2015 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 

Sam Gold

 2015 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 

John Clancy

 2015 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 

David Zinn

 2015 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [nominee] 

Ben Stanton

Theatre World

winner 2015 Award [recipient] 

Sydney Lucas

winner 2015 Award [recipient] 

Emily Skeggs

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Circle in the Square Theatre

(4/19/2015 - 9/10/2016)
Assistant Co. Mgr: Tyler Siems.

Production Stage Manager: Kevin Bertolacci(Jan 5, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016); Stage Manager: Kelly Stillwell(Jan 5, 2016 - ?); Assistant Stage Mgr: Bethany Russell(Jan 5, 2016 - ?), Lisa Buxbaum.

Cast

Cole Grey
Broadway debut
Christian (Mar 29, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016)
Judy Kuhn
Helen (May 24, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016)
Rebecca Luker
Helen (Apr 5, 2016 - May 22, 2016)
Lauren Patten
Medium Alison (Feb 2, 2016 - May 22, 2016)
Gabriella Pizzolo
Small Alison (Oct 6, 2015 - Sep 10, 2016)
Emily Skeggs
Medium Alison (May 24, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016)

Understudies: Alessandra Baldacchino Broadway debut (Christian, John, Small Alison), Kally Duling (Joan, Medium Alison), Maya Grace Fischbein (Christian, John, Small Alison), Garrett Long (Alison, Helen), Presley Ryan (Christian, John, Small Alison), Perry Sherman Broadway debut (Roy/Mark/Pete/Bobby/Jeremy).


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