Broadhurst Theatre, (10/20/2016 - 1/29/2017)

First Preview: Sep 20, 2016
Opening Date: Oct 20, 2016
Closing Date: Jan 29, 2017
Total Previews: 32
Total Performances: 117

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Press Room of the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago. Late October, 1928.

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Len Blavatnik, Peter May, The John Gore Organization, Eric Falkenstein, Seth A. Goldstein, The Araca Group, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Ruth Hendel, Heni Koenigsberg, Jon B. Platt, Daryl Roth, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Stephanie P. McClelland, True Love Productions, Jane Bergère, Wendy Federman, Anita Waxman, Meredith Lynsey Schade, Jamie deRoy, Al Nocciolino and Spring Sirkin

Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur

Directed by Jack O'Brien; Associate Director: Michael Bradshaw Flynn

Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair Design by Campbell Young and Luc Verschueren; Make-Up Design by Campbell Young and Luc Verschueren; Associate Scenic Design: Chad Owens; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Benjamin Travis; Associate Sound Design: Hidenori J. Nakajo

Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner and John Johnson; General Manager: Joey Parnes Productions; Company Manager: Christopher Taggart; Associate Co. Mgr: Kendall Booher

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Tripp Phillips; Stage Manager: Jason Hindelang

Casting: Caparelliotis Casting; Press Representative: DKC/O&M; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc. and BLT Communications, Inc.; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Fight Captain: Drew McVety; Photographer: Julieta Cervantes

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Opening Night Cast

John GoodmanSheriff Hartman
Nathan LaneWalter Burns
Jefferson MaysBensinger
Tribune
Sherie Rene ScottMollie Malloy
John SlatteryHildy Johnson
Herald Examiner
Holland TaylorMrs. Grant
Robert MorseMr. Pincus
Dylan BakerMcCue
City Press
Patricia ConollyJennie
Halley FeifferPeggy Grant
Dann Florek
Broadway debut
The Mayor
Joe ForbrichFrank
a Deputy
Richard GallagherA Boy Scout
John Magaro
Broadway debut
Earl Williams
Michael X. MartinTony
Policeman
Danny MastrogiorgioDiamond Louie
Christopher McDonaldMurphy
Journal
Drew McVetyA Sailor
David PittuSchwartz
Daily News
Joey SlotnickWilson
American
Jonathan SpiveySecond Policeman
Lewis J. StadlenEndicott
Post
Micah StockWoodenshoes Eichorn
Clarke ThorellKruger
Journal of Commerce
Tony WardCarl
a Deputy

Standby: Michael McGrath (Walter Burns)

Understudies: Joe Forbrich (Diamond Louie, Hildy Johnson), Richard Gallagher (Earl Williams, Second Policeman, Tony, Woodenshoes Eichorn), Caroline Hewitt (Mollie Malloy, Peggy Grant), Michael X. Martin (McCue, Sheriff Hartman, The Mayor), Drew McVety (Frank, Kruger, Murphy, Policeman), Pippa Pearthree (Jennie, Mrs. Grant), Jonathan Spivey (Bensinger, Carl, Mr. Pincus) and Tony Ward (Endicott, Schwartz, Wilson)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2017 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play [nominee] 

Nathan Lane

 2017 Best Scenic Design of a Play [nominee] 

Douglas W. Schmidt

Drama Desk Award

 2017 Outstanding Revival of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Len Blavatnik, Peter May, The John Gore Organization, Eric Falkenstein, Seth A. Goldstein, The Araca Group, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Ruth Hendel, Heni Koenigsberg, Jon B. Platt, Daryl Roth, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Stephanie P. McClelland, True Love Productions, Jane Bergère, Wendy Federman, Anita Waxman, Meredith Lynsey Schade, Jamie deRoy, Al Nocciolino and Spring Sirkin; Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner and John Johnson

 2017 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Nathan Lane

 2017 Outstanding Costume Design for a Play [nominee] 

Ann Roth

 2017 Outstanding Set Design for a Play [nominee] 

Douglas W. Schmidt

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Broadhurst Theatre

(10/20/2016 - 1/29/2017)
Understudies: Jason Hindelang (A Boy Scout, A Sailor).


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