Lyric Theatre, (5/25/2016 - 4/16/2017)

First Preview: Apr 16, 2016
Opening Date: May 25, 2016
Closing Date: Apr 16, 2017
Total Previews: 31
Total Performances: 366

Category: Musical, Circus, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Golden Age of Hollywood

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Ambassador Theatre Group

Produced by Cirque du Soleil Theatrical

Music by Bob & Bill; Co-Composer: Andreas Carlsson; Lyrics by Andreas Carlsson; Musical Director: Seth Stachowski

Creative Guide: Jean-François Bouchard; Creative Director: Jean-François Bouchard; Directed by Philippe Decouflé; Conceived by Philippe Decouflé; Associate Creative Director: West Hyler, Shana Carroll and Pascale Henrot; Scene Director and Story: West Hyler; Acrobatic Designer: Shana Carroll; Choreographer: Shana Carroll and Daphné Mauger; Associate Acrobatic Designer: Raphael Cruz

Scenic Design by Jean Rabasse; Costume Design by Philippe Guillotel; Lighting Design by Patrice Besombes and Howell Binkley; Sound Design by John Shivers; Projection Design by Olivier Simola and Christophe Waksmann; Hair Design by Josh Marquette; Make-Up Design by Nathalie Gagné; Props Design by Anne-Séguin Poirier; Associate Scenic Design: Christine Peters; Associate Costume Design: Rachel Attridge; Associate Lighting Design: Daniel L. Walker and Ryan O'Gara; Associate Projection Design: C. Andrew Bauer; Associate Make-Up Design: Fiona Mifsud

President and Managing Director, Cirque du Soleil Theatrical: Scott Zeiger; Executive Producer: Jayna Neagle; General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals and Amy Jacobs; Associate Gen. Mgr: Nathan Gehan; Company Manager: Michelle H. Tamagawa

Technical Supervisor: David Benken; Production Manager: David Benken and Rose Palombo; Production Stage Manager: Claudette Waddle; Stage Manager: Timothy R. Semon

Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Band Leader: Seth Stachowski; Associate Conductor: James Lutz; Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Alex Bender; Acoustic/Electric Basses: Benjamin Campbell; Drums/Percussion: Benoit Clement; Cello: Louise Dubin; Percussion: Aaron Guidry; Trombone/Bass Trombone: James Lutz; Violin/Mandolin: Paul Woodiel; Keyboard/Guitar/Banjo/Saxophone: Seth Stachowski

Acrobatic Casting: Cirque du Soleil Casting; Casting New York: Telsey + Company and Cesar A. Rocha, CSA; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: Kristina Heney; Advertising & Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Digital & Social Media: Situation Interactive; Photographer: Joan Marcus and Richard Termine; Flying Machine Design and Choreography: Raffaello D'Andrea and Verity Studios; Acrobatic Performance Designer: Boris Verkhovsky; Rigging and Acrobatic Equipment Designer: Pierre Masse; Artistic Director/Acrobatic Coach: Eric Heppell; Vocal Coach: Chris York; Dance Captain: Bruce Weber

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Opening Night Cast

Jeremy KushnierA.J.
(Apr 16, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016)
Ruby Lewis
Broadway debut
Indigo
Ryan VonaJoey
Kat Cunning
Broadway debut
Lila
Sarah Meahl
Broadway debut
Gina
Bret ShufordRobbie
(Apr 16, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016)
Tom Ammirati
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Chelsey ArceEnsemble
Andrew Atherton
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Kevin Atherton
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Lee Brearley
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Yanelis Brooks
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Samuel William Charlton
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Martin Charrat
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Nate Cooper
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Myriam Deraiche
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Kyle Driggs
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Jeremias Faganel
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Amber Brooke Fulljames
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Steven Trumon Gray
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Tomasz Jadach
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Rafal Kaszubowski
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Justin Keats
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Reed KellyEnsemble
(Apr 16, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016)
Denis Kibenko
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Joe McAdam
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Raven McRaeEnsemble
Amber J. Merrick
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Sheridan Mouawad
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Amber Barbee Pickens
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Justin PrescottEnsemble
Fletcher Blair Sanchez
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Mathieu Sennacherib
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Blakely Slaybaugh
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Sam Softich
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Amiel Soicher
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Amber van Wijk
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Bruce Weber
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Tomasz Wilkosz
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Zhengqi Xia
Broadway debut
Ensemble

Understudies: Kat Cunning (Indigo), Reed Kelly (Robbie), Sarah Meahl (Indigo), Bret Shuford (A.J., Joey) and Blakely Slaybaugh (Joey)

Songs

music by Andreas Carlsson; lyrics by Andreas Carlsson

ACT 1
The Hollywood Wiz
Lila's Song
Ginger Top
Something More
AJ's Blues
The Muse
Serenade from a Window
The Honeymoon Days of Fame
The Goddess of Egypt
Help a Girl Choose (Part One)
Help a Girl Choose (Part Two)
ACT 2
Revenge Fantasies
The Muse (Reprise)
Love Triangle
Writer's Block
Everything (The Lover's Theme)
Everything (The Lover's Theme) (Reprise)

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Lyric Theatre

(5/25/2016 - 4/16/2017)
Produced by Stephen C. Byrd, Alia Jones Harvey, Anthony Lacavera.

Percussion: Mike Palmer, Mike Ramsey(Sep 1, 2016 - ?).

Assistant Dance Captain: Justin Keats.

Cast

Philippe Belanger
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Guillaume Blais
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Nick Cartell
Ensemble
Harvey Donnelly
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Melanie Dupuis
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Hannah Florence
Lila (Aug 4, 2016 - ?)
Marie-Lee Guilbert
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Connor Houlihan
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Reed Kelly
Ensemble
Robbie (Jul 10, 2016 - ?)
Jeremy Kushnier
A.J. (Jul 25, 2016 - ?)
Audrey Labeau
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Marie Lebot
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Giovanni Maldonado
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Kenneth Michael Murray
Ensemble
Tally Sessions
Ensemble
Bret Shuford
A.J. (Jul 10, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016)
Robbie (Jul 25, 2016 - ?)
Xander Taylor
Broadway debut
Ensemble



Understudies: Nick Cartell (A.J., Joey, Robbie), Hannah Florence (Indigo), Reed Kelly (Robbie), Sheridan Mouawad (Indigo), Tally Sessions (A.J.), Bret Shuford (A.J., Joey), Bruce Weber (Robbie).


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