Winter Garden Theatre, (12/06/2015 - Present)

First Preview: Nov 09, 2015
Opening Date: Dec 06, 2015
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 31
Total Performances: 705 as of August 13, 2017

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President) and The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

Book by Julian Fellowes; Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Glenn Slater; Based on the Paramount movie written by Mike White; Musical Director: Darren Ledbetter; Music orchestrated by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Directed by Laurence Connor; Choreographed by JoAnn M. Hunter; Associate Director: David Ruttura; Associate Choreographer: Patrick O'Neill

Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Anna Louizos; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Mick Potter; Hair Design by Josh Marquette; Associate Scenic Design: Jeremy W. Foil and Hilary Noxon; Associate Costume Design: Lisa Zinni; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: Adam Fisher; Associate Hair Design: Sarah Levine

Executive Producer: Nina Lannan and Madeleine Lloyd Webber; General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals; Company Manager: Kate Egan; Associate Gen. Mgr: David Roth

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Bonnie L. Becker; Stage Manager: Matthew Leiner

Music Supervision by Ethan Popp; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller and Michael Aarons; Album Produced by: Rob Cavallo and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Conducted by Darren Ledbetter; Associate Conductor: Brandon Ethridge; Assistant Conductor: Zachary Dietz; Keyboards: Brandon Ethridge and Zachary Dietz; Guitar: Jeffrey Lee Campbell, Brian Koonin and Tim Quick; Bass: Pete Donovan; Drums/ Percussion: Gary Seligson; Additional Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation and Alden Terry; Keyboard Programmer: Stuart Andrews

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting and Merri Sugarman, CSA; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Digital: Situation Interactive; Dance Captain: Patrick O'Neill; Assistant Dance Captain: Lulu Lloyd; Additional Physical Comedy by Cal McCrystal; Photographer: Matthew Murphy

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Opening Night Cast

Sierra BoggessRosalie
(Nov 09, 2015 - Aug 08, 2016)
Alex BrightmanDewey
(Nov 09, 2015 - Nov 06, 2016)
Spencer MosesNed
Mamie ParrisPatty
(Nov 09, 2015 - Oct 09, 2016)
Taylor CaldwellShonelle
Emily CramerEnsemble
Evie DolanKatie
Natalie Charle EllisEnsemble
Carly GendellMarcy
Alan H. GreenEnsemble
Michael HartneyEnsemble
John HemphillEnsemble
Merritt David JanesEnsemble
Shahadi Wright JosephMadison
Ethan KhusidmanMason
Jaygee MacapugayEnsemble
Bobbi MacKenzieTomika
Dante MelucciFreddy
Brandon NiederauerZack
(Nov 09, 2015 - Jul 30, 2017)
Cassie OkenkaEnsemble
Luca PadovanBilly
Jared ParkerLawrence
Isabella RussoSummer
Tally SessionsEnsemble
Jersey SullivanJames
(Nov 09, 2015 - Jul 30, 2017)
Jonathan WagnerEnsemble
Corinne WilsonSophie
Jeremy WoodardEnsemble

Swings: Jeffrey Samuel Kishinevskiy, Lulu Lloyd, Patrick O'Neill, Ava Della Pietra, Sofia Roma Rubino, Jesse Swimm and Hayden Wall

Understudies: Emily Cramer (Rosalie), Evie Dolan (Summer), Natalie Charle Ellis (Patty), Carly Gendell (Summer), Michael Hartney (Dewey), John Hemphill (Ned), Merritt David Janes (Dewey), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Tomika), Ethan Khusidman (Lawrence), Cassie Okenka (Patty), Ava Della Pietra (Katie), Tally Sessions (Ned), Jersey Sullivan (Freddy, Zack), Jonathan Wagner (Dewey) and Corinne Wilson (Katie)

Current Cast



Jenn GambateseRosalie
Eric PetersenDewey
Becky GulsvigPatty
John Allyn
Broadway debut
Billy
Terrance Bell, Jr.Mason
Steven BoothNed
Chloe Bryan
Broadway debut
Madison
Levi Buksbazen
Broadway debut
Freddy
Amadi Chapata
Broadway debut
Tomika
Olivia ChunSummer
Justin ColletteDewey
Emily CramerEnsemble
Ms. Sheinkopf
Security Guard #1
Natalie Charle EllisEnsemble
Conner John Gilloolly
Broadway debut
Cop
Mr. Hamilton
Ensemble
Bob
Gabrielle Greene
Broadway debut
Shonelle
John Arthur GreeneTheo
Ensemble
Nehal JoshiEnsemble
Gabe Brown
Mr. Sanford
Jeff Sanderson
Rachel KatzkeKatie
Cory Logan
Broadway debut
James
Jaygee MacapugayEnsemble
Mrs. Hathaway
Cassie OkenkaEnsemble
Security Guard #2
Ruth RighiMarcy
Demi Singleton
Broadway debut
Sophie
Walden SullivanLawrence
Josh TowerEnsemble
Snake
Mr. Mooneyham
Joel Waggoner
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Stanley
Mr. Williams
Jonathan WagnerEnsemble
Zachary Zwelling
Broadway debut
Zack
J. Michael ZygoEnsemble
Doug
Mr. Spencer

Swings: Paul Luke Bonenfant, Michael Cascetta, Sophia Kekllas, Ellie Kim, Lulu Lloyd, Patrick O'Neill, Jersey Sullivan and Jesse Swimm

Understudies: Terrance Bell, Jr. (Lawrence), Paul Luke Bonenfant (Billy, Lawrence, Mason, Zack), Chloe Bryan (Tomika), Michael Cascetta (Billy, Freddy, Mason), Emily Cramer (Rosalie), Natalie Charle Ellis (Ms. Sheinkopf, Patty, Security Guard #1), Conner John Gilloolly (Dewey), Gabrielle Greene (Tomika), Nehal Joshi (Ned), Sophia Kekllas (Katie, Marcy, Shonelle, Summer), Ellie Kim (Marcy, Summer), Lulu Lloyd (Mrs. Hathaway, Ms. Sheinkopf, Security Guard #1, Security Guard #2), Cory Logan (Freddy, Zack), Cassie Okenka (Patty), Jersey Sullivan (Billy, Lawrence, Mason, Zack) and Jonathan Wagner (Dewey),

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2016 Best Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President), Really Useful Group, The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President) and Warner Music Group & Access Industries

 2016 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Julian Fellowes

 2016 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee] 

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Glenn Slater

 2016 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Alex Brightman

Drama Desk Award

 2016 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President) and The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

 2016 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 

Andrew Lloyd Webber

 2016 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 

Lyrics by Glenn Slater

 2016 Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical [nominee] 

Sound Design by Mick Potter

 2016 Outstanding Music [nominee] 

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Songs

music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Glenn Slater
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
I'm Too Hot for YouNo Vacancy and Dewey
When I Climb to the Top of Mount RockDewey
Horace Green Alma MaterRosalie, Students and Teachers
Here at Horace GreenRosalie
Variations 7Dewey and Ned
Children of RockDewey and Ned
Mount Rock (Reprise) Patty
Queen of the Night
(music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; lyrics by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart )
Rosalie, Dewey and Gabe
You're in the BandDewey and Students
You're in the Band (Reprise) Dewey and Students
If Only You Would ListenStudents
In the End of Time
(music by Jack Black and Warren Fitzgerald; lyrics by Jack Black and Warren Fitzgerald )
Dewey
Faculty QuadrilleTeachers
In the End of Time (Band Practice)
(music by Jack Black and Warren Fitzgerald; lyrics by Jack Black and Warren Fitzgerald )
Dewey and Students
Stick It to the ManDewey and Students
In the End of Time (The Audition)
(music by Jack Black and Warren Fitzgerald; lyrics by Jack Black and Warren Fitzgerald )
Dewey and Students
Stick It to the Man (Reprise) Dewey and Students
ACT 2 Sung By
Time to PlaySummer and Students
Amazing Grace
(music by John Newton; lyrics by John Newton )
Tomika
Math Is a Wonderful Thing
(music by Jack Black and Mike White; lyrics by Jack Black and Mike White )
Dewey and Students
Where Did the Rock Go?Rosalie
School of Rock (Band Practice)
(music by Mike White and Sammy James, Jr.; lyrics by Mike White and Sammy James, Jr. )
Dewey and Students
Dewey's ConfessionDewey, Rosalie, Patty, Ned and Parents
If Only You Would Listen (Reprise) Students
I'm Too Hot for You (Reprise) No Vacancy
School of Rock
(music by Mike White and Sammy James, Jr.; lyrics by Mike White and Sammy James, Jr. )
Dewey and Students
Stick It to the Man (Encore)Dewey and Students
FinaleFull Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Winter Garden Theatre

(12/6/2015 - Present)
Resident Director: Kristoffer Cusick(Aug 1, 2017 - ?).

Assistant Scenic Design: Adam Karavatakis.

Company Manager: J. Anthony Magner; Associate Co. Mgr: Lisa Jaeger.

Assistant Stage Mgr: Charlene Speyerer(Dec 9, 2015 - ?).

Children's Vocal Coach: Chris York.

Cast

John Allyn
Broadway debut
Billy (Jul 31, 2017 - ?)
Terrance Bell, Jr.
Mason
Will Blum
Ensemble
Dewey Alternate
(Jun 8, 2016 - ?)
Steven Booth
Ned
Doug
Ensemble
Mr. Spencer
Emily Borromeo
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Mrs. Hathaway
Alex Brightman
Dewey (Apr 14, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017)
Chloe Bryan
Broadway debut
Madison
Levi Buksbazen
Broadway debut
Freddy (Jul 31, 2017 - ?)
Amadi Chapata
Broadway debut
Tomika
Olivia Chun
Summer
Justin Collette
Bob
Cop
Ensemble
Mr. Hamilton
Dewey Alternate
Emily Cramer
Ms. Sheinkopf
Security Guard #1
Jenn Gambatese
Rosalie (Aug 9, 2016 - ?)
Conner John Gilloolly
Bob
Broadway debutCop
Ensemble
Mr. Hamilton
Alan H. Green
Mr. Mooneyham
Snake
Gabrielle Greene
Broadway debut
Shonelle (Jul 31, 2017 - ?)
John Arthur Greene
Ensemble
Theo
Becky Gulsvig
Patty (Oct 10, 2016 - ?)
Gabby Gutierrez
Sophie
Gianna Harris
Shonelle (Mar 22, 2016 - Jul 30, 2017)
Michael Hartney
Mr. Williams
Stanley
John Hemphill
Gabe Brown
Jeff Sanderson
Mr. Sanford
Merritt David Janes
Bob
Cop
Mr. Hamilton
Nehal Joshi
Ensemble
Gabe Brown
Jeff Sanderson
Mr. Sanford
Rachel Katzke
Katie
Gavin Kim
Mason
Cory Logan
Broadway debut
James (Jul 31, 2017 - ?)
Diego Lucano
Broadway debut
Lawrence
Jaygee Macapugay
Mrs. Hathaway
Raghav Mehrotra
Freddy (circa. May 2016 - Jul 30, 2017)
Cassie Okenka
Security Guard #2
Eric Petersen
Dewey (Nov 7, 2016 - Apr 13, 2017)
Dewey (May 1, 2017 - ?)
Sammy Ramirez
Broadway debut
Billy (circa. Apr 2017 - Jul 30, 2017)
Ruth Righi
Broadway debut
Sophie
Marcy
Demi Singleton
Broadway debut
Sophie
Walden Sullivan
Lawrence
Josh Tower
Ensemble
Mr. Mooneyham
Snake
Annabelle Wachtel
Marcy
Joel Waggoner
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Mr. Williams
Stanley
Jeremy Woodard
Theo
Zachary Zwelling
Broadway debut
Zack (Jul 31, 2017 - ?)
J. Michael Zygo
Doug
Ensemble
Mr. Spencer


Swings: Paul Luke Bonenfant, Michael Cascetta Broadway debut, Leo Ash Evens, Sophia Kekllas Broadway debut, Crystal Kellogg Broadway debut, Ellie Kim, Gavin Kim Broadway debut, Jason Kisare, Raghav Mehrotra Broadway debut, Morgan Rose, Jersey Sullivan.

Understudies: Terrance Bell, Jr. (Lawrence), Will Blum (Dewey), Paul Luke Bonenfant (Lawrence, Billy, Mason, Zack), Steven Booth (Ned), Chloe Bryan (Tomika), Taylor Caldwell (Tomika), Michael Cascetta (Billy, Freddy, Mason), Justin Collette (Dewey), Natalie Charle Ellis (Ms. Sheinkopf, Security Guard #1), Conner John Gilloolly (Dewey), Gabrielle Greene (Tomika), Becky Gulsvig (Rosalie), Gabby Gutierrez (Katie), Gianna Harris (Tomika), Nehal Joshi (Ned), Sophia Kekllas (Katie, Marcy, Shonelle, Summer), Crystal Kellogg (Mrs. Hathaway, Security Guard #2), Ellie Kim (Marcy, Summer), Gavin Kim (Lawrence, Zack, Billy, Mason), Jason Kisare (Billy, Freddy, Mason, Lawrence), Jeffrey Samuel Kishinevskiy (Billy, Mason), Lulu Lloyd (Ms. Sheinkopf, Mrs. Hathaway, Security Guard #1, Security Guard #2), Cory Logan (Freddy, Zack), Raghav Mehrotra (Freddy), Ava Della Pietra (Summer, Marcy, Shonelle), Sofia Roma Rubino (Marcy, Shonelle, Summer), Jersey Sullivan (Billy, Lawrence, Mason), Annabelle Wachtel (Summer), Hayden Wall (Billy, Mason), J. Michael Zygo (Ned).


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