Nederlander Theatre, (3/08/2016 - 5/08/2016)

First Preview: Feb 09, 2016
Opening Date: Mar 08, 2016
Closing Date: May 08, 2016
Total Previews: 32
Total Performances: 72

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City, 1979.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

Produced by Robert Ahrens, Mickey Liddell/LD Entertainment, Hunter Arnold, James Wesley, Carl Daikeler and Burba Hayes; Produced in association with Sandi Moran and Stephen CuUnjieng; Associate Producer: Katherine Ann McGregor, Mary J. Davis, William Megevick/In Fine Company, Gary & Jaime Rubenstein/Sherry Wehner and Adam S. Gordon

Book by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick; Concept created by Seth Rudetsky and Drew Geraci; Additional Material by: Drew Geraci; Music orchestrated by Joseph Joubert; Musical arrangements and scoring by Joseph Joubert; Song arrangements by Seth Rudetsky; Vocal arrangements by Michael McElroy; Dance arrangements by David Dabbon; Musical Director: Steve Marzullo

Directed by Jack Plotnick; Choreographed by JoAnn M. Hunter; Associate Choreographer: Joey Pizzi

Scenic Design by Tobin Ost; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Jeff Croiter; Sound Design by Mark Menard; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Anne Ford-Coates; Associate Scenic Design: Starlet Jacobs; Associate Costume Design: David Kaley; Associate Lighting Design: Ken Wills; Associate Sound Design: Jessica Paz; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta

General Manager: Chris Aniello and Robert Ahrens; Company Manager: Jim Brady

Production Manager: Brian Lynch; Production Stage Manager: Paul J. Smith; Stage Manager: Megan Schneid

Musical Coordinator: Charles Gordon; Musical Supervisor: Seth Rudetsky; Conducted by Steve Marzullo; Associate Conductor: Larry Pressgrove; Keyboard 1: Steve Marzullo; Keyboard 2: Larry Pressgrove; Guitar: Steven Bargonetti; Bass: Carl Carter; Drums: Ray Marchica; Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Flute: Scott Kreitzer; Trumpet, Flugelhorn: Nickolas Marchione; Trombone, Bass Trombone: Charles Gordon; House Contractor: Charles Gordon; Music Clearance Services: Janet Billig Rich; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Electronic Music Design: Andrew Barrett and Lionella Music LLC

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, Eric Woodall, CSA and Kaitlin Shaw, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Marketing: Serino Coyne; Photographer: Jeremy Daniel; Videographer: David Kane; Puppetry Consultant: Jessica Scott; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet and Christian Kelly-Sordelet; Dance Captain: Casey Garvin

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Opening Night Cast

Roger BartTony
(Feb 09, 2016 - Apr 28, 2016)
Kerry ButlerMarianne
Kevin ChamberlinMaury
Adam PascalChad
Faith PrinceShirley
Rachel YorkJackie
Max CrummScott
Baylee Littrell
Broadway debut
Ben/Lisa
Lacretta Nicole
Broadway debut
Levora
Seth RudetskyProfessor Ted Scheider
Jennifer SimardSister Mary Downy
Manoel FelcianoCasino Guest
(Feb 09, 2016 - Apr 03, 2016)
Staff
(Feb 09, 2016 - Apr 03, 2016)
Casey GarvinCasino Guest
Staff
Travis Kent
Broadway debut
Casino Guest
Staff
Maggie McDowell
Broadway debut
Casino Guest
Staff
Olivia Phillip
Broadway debut
Casino Guest
Staff
Catherine RicafortCasino Guest
Staff

Swings: Paul Castree and Alyse Alan Louis

Understudies: Paul Castree (Scott, Tony), Manoel Felciano (Maury, Professor Ted Scheider), Travis Kent (Chad), Alyse Alan Louis (Ben/Lisa, Jackie, Shirley, Sister Mary Downy), Maggie McDowell (Marianne), Olivia Phillip (Jackie, Levora) and Catherine Ricafort (Ben/Lisa)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2016 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee] 

Jennifer Simard

Drama Desk Award

 2016 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Baylee Littrell

Songs



All Right Now
(music by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers; lyrics by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers )
That's the Way I Always Heard It Should Be
(music by Carly Simon and Jacob Brackman; lyrics by Jacob Brackman )
A Fifth of Beethoven
(music by Walter Murphy; lyrics by Jacob Brackman )
Muskrat Love
(music by Willis Alan Ramsey; lyrics by Willis Alan Ramsey )
Feels So Good
(music by Chuck Mangione; lyrics by Willis Alan Ramsey )
Without You
(music by Peter Ham; lyrics by Peter Ham )
I'd Really Love to See You Tonight
(music by Parker McGee; lyrics by Parker McGee )
The Lord's Prayer
(music by Albert Hay Malotte; lyrics by Parker McGee )
Torn Between Two Lovers
(music by Phillip Jarrell and Peter Yarrow; lyrics by Phillip Jarrell and Peter Yarrow )
You're My Best Friend
(music by John Deacon; lyrics by John Deacon )
When Will I Be Loved
(music by Phil Everly; lyrics by Phil Everly )
Three Times a Lady
(music by Lionel Richie; lyrics by Lionel Richie )
Hawaii 5-O Theme
(music by Morton Stevens; lyrics by Lionel Richie )
Theme from Mahogany
(music by Michael Masser; lyrics by Gerald Goffin )
Still the One
(music by John Hall and Johanna Hall; lyrics by John Hall and Johanna Hall )
Saturday Night
(music by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter; lyrics by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter )
Never Can Say Goodbye
(music by Clifton Davis; lyrics by Clifton Davis )
Nadia's Theme
(music by Perry Botkin Jr. and Barry De Vorzen; lyrics by Clifton Davis )
Mockingbird
(music by Inez Foxx and Charlie Foxx; lyrics by Inez Foxx and Charlie Foxx )
Knock Three Times
(music by Irwin Levine and Larry Brown; lyrics by Irwin Levine and Larry Brown )
Hooked on a Feeling
(music by Mark James; lyrics by Mark James )
Ben
(music by Walter Scharf; lyrics by Don Black )
Come to Me
(music by Tony Green; lyrics by Tony Green )
25 or 6 to 4
(music by Robert Lamm; lyrics by Robert Lamm )
Sky High
(music by Desmond Dyer and Clive Kenneth Scott; lyrics by Desmond Dyer and Clive Kenneth Scott )
Reunited
(music by Dino Fekaris and Frederick J. Perren; lyrics by Dino Fekaris and Frederick J. Perren )
Knock on Wood
(music by Stephen Lee Cropper and Eddie Floyd; lyrics by Stephen Lee Cropper and Eddie Floyd )
I Will Survive
(music by Dino Fekaris and Freddie Perren; lyrics by Dino Fekaris and Freddie Perren )
Do You Wanna Make Love
(music by Peter McCann; lyrics by Peter McCann )
Daybreak
(music by Barry Manilow and Adrienne Anderson; lyrics by Barry Manilow and Adrienne Anderson )
Baby Hold on to Me
(music by Edwin Lamar Nicholas and Gerald Edward Levert; lyrics by Edwin Lamar Nicholas and Gerald Edward Levert )
We Don't Cry Out Loud
(music by Peter Allen; lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager )
I Am Woman
(music by Ray Burton and Helen Reddy; lyrics by Helen Reddy )
Hot Stuff
(music by Peter Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer and Keith Forsey; lyrics by Peter Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer and Keith Forsey )
Feelings
(music by Louis Gaste; lyrics by Morris Albert )

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Nederlander Theatre

(3/8/2016 - 5/8/2016)
Fight Captain: Megan Schneid.

Cast

Roger Bart
Tony (May 7, 2016 - May 8, 2016)
Paul Castree
Casino Guest (Apr 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016)
Staff (Apr 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016)
Taxi Driver (Apr 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016)
Wealthy Man (Apr 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016)
Workman #2 (Apr 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016)
Manoel Felciano
Taxi Driver
Wealthy Man
Workman #2
Casey Garvin
Jake
Travis Kent
Chef
Workman #1
Olivia Phillip
Wealthy Woman
Catherine Ricafort
Traci
Will Swenson
Tony (Apr 29, 2016 - May 6, 2016)



Understudies: Paul Castree (Professor Ted Scheider, Maury), Manoel Felciano (Tony), Brandon Rubendall (Scott).


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