Longacre Theatre, (12/01/2016 - Present)

First Preview: Nov 03, 2016
Opening Date: Dec 01, 2016
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 28
Total Performances: 428 as of December 10, 2017

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Tommy Mottola, The Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, Evamere Entertainment, Neighborhood Films, Jeffrey Sine, Cohen Private Ventures and Grant Johnson; Produced in association with Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director; Todd Schmidt, Managing Director); Associate Producer: Lauren Mitchell

World Premiere in Millburn, New Jersey on February 14, 2016 at Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director; Todd Schmidt, Managing Director)

Book by Chazz Palminteri; Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Glenn Slater; Based on the Play by Chazz Palminteri; Music arranged by Ron Melrose; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Musical Director: Jonathan Smith

Directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks; Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo; Associate Director: Stephen Edlund; Associate Choreographer: Marc Kimelman

Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Gareth Owen; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Makeup Design by Anne Ford-Coates; Associate Scenic Design: Jared Rutherford; Associate Costume Design: Mariah Hale; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Sound Design: Josh Liebert; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta

Executive Producer: Sally Campbell Morse; General Manager: Dodger Management Group; Company Manager: Miguel A. Ortiz; Associate Co. Mgr: Reeve Pierson

Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates; Production Stage Manager: Beverly Jenkins; Stage Manager: Michael Rico Cohen

Musical Supervisor: Ron Melrose; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Jonathan 'Smitti' Smith; Associate Conductor: John Samorian; Woodwinds: Kristy Norter and John De Simini; Trumpet/Flugel: Jami Dauber; Trombone/Tuba: Clint Sharman; Guitars: Kenny Brescia and Bernd Schoenhart; Drums: Perry Cavari; Percussion: Bill Hayes; Acoustic and Electric Bass: Francisco Centeno; Keys: Jonathan 'Smitti' Smith, John Samorian and Logan Medland

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting and Merri Sugarman, CSA; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising/Marketing: AKA; Promotions: Red Rising Marketing; Fight Coordinator: Robert Westley; Period Music Consultant: Johnny Gale; Fight Captain: Wonu Ogunfowora; Dance Captain: Brittany Conigatti; Assistant Dance Captain: Michelle Aravena; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Nick CorderoSonny
Richard H. BlakeLorenzo
Ariana DeBoseJane
(Nov 03, 2016 - Aug 30, 2017)
Lucia GiannettaRosina
Bradley GibsonTyrone
Hudson Loverro
Broadway debut
Young Calogero
Bobby Conte Thornton
Broadway debut
Calogero
(Nov 03, 2016 - Nov 05, 2017)
Gilbert L. Bailey IIJesse
Ensemble
Joe BarbaraPolice Officer
Gang Leader
Carmine
Ensemble
Michael Barra
Broadway debut
JoJo the Whale
Ensemble
Jonathan BrodyEddie Mush
Ensemble
Ted BrunettiFrankie Coffeecake
Ensemble
Brittany ConigattiEnsemble
Kaleigh CroninEnsemble
Trista DollisonFrieda
Ensemble
David Michael GarryEnsemble
Rory Max KaplanHandsome Nick
Doo-Wop Guy
Ensemble
Dominic NolfiCrazy Mario
Doo-Wop Guy
Ensemble
Christiani Pitts
Broadway debut
Denise
(Nov 03, 2016 - Aug 30, 2017)
Ensemble
(Nov 03, 2016 - Aug 30, 2017)
Paul Salvatoriello
Broadway debut
Tony-Ten-To-Two
Ensemble
Joey SorgeRudy the Voice
Ensemble
Athan SporekYoung Calogero
Alternate
Cary TedderDoo-Wop Guy
Ensemble
Kirstin TuckerEnsemble
Keith WhiteSally Slick
Doo-Wop Guy
Ensemble

Swings: Michelle Aravena, Gerald Caesar, Charlie Marcus, Wonu Ogunfowora and Joseph J. Simeone

Understudies: Michelle Aravena (Rosina), Gilbert L. Bailey II (Tyrone), Joe Barbara (Sonny), Gerald Caesar (Tyrone), Kaleigh Cronin (Rosina), Rory Max Kaplan (Calogero), Charlie Marcus (Lorenzo, Sonny), Wonu Ogunfowora (Jane), Christiani Pitts (Jane), Joseph J. Simeone (Calogero) and Joey Sorge (Lorenzo)

Current Cast



Nick CorderoSonny
Richard H. BlakeLorenzo
Will Coombs
Broadway debut
Young Calogero
Lucia GiannettaRosina
Bradley GibsonTyrone
Adam KaplanCalogero
Christiani PittsJane
Gilbert L. Bailey IIJesse
Ensemble
Joe BarbaraPolice Officer
Gang Leader
Carmine
Ensemble
Michael Barra
Broadway debut
JoJo the Whale
Ensemble
Brianna-Marie BellEnsemble
Denise
Jonathan BrodyEddie Mush
Ensemble
Ted BrunettiFrankie Coffeecake
Ensemble
Brittany ConigattiEnsemble
Kaleigh CroninEnsemble
Sam EdgerlyDoo-Wop Guy
Handsome Nick
Ensemble
Janelle McDermoth
Broadway debut
Frieda
Ensemble
Shannon Mullen
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Jonah Mussolino
Broadway debut
Young Calogero
Robert NearyEnsemble
Man with Bat
Dominic NolfiCrazy Mario
Doo-Wop Guy
Ensemble
Brandon O'NeillEnsemble
Paul Salvatoriello
Broadway debut
Tony-Ten-To-Two
Ensemble
Joey SorgeRudy the Voice
Ensemble
Cary TedderDoo-Wop Guy
Ensemble
Young Lorenzo
Keith WhiteSally Slick
Doo-Wop Guy
Ensemble

Swings: Michelle Aravena, Gerald Caesar, John Gardiner, Charlie Marcus, Christopher Messina, Wonu Ogunfowora, Hillary Porter, Joseph J. Simeone and Christopher Henry Young

Understudies: Michelle Aravena (Rosina), Gilbert L. Bailey II (Tyrone), Joe Barbara (Sonny), Brianna-Marie Bell (Jane), Gerald Caesar (Tyrone), Kaleigh Cronin (Rosina), Sam Edgerly (Calogero), Charlie Marcus (Lorenzo, Sonny), Wonu Ogunfowora (Jane), Brandon O'Neill (Sonny), Joseph J. Simeone (Calogero), Joey Sorge (Lorenzo) and Christopher Henry Young (Tyrone),

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 2017 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Nick Cordero

Songs

music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Glenn Slater

ACT 1 Sung By
Belmont AvenueCalogero and Ensemble
Look to Your HeartLorenzo and Young Calogero
Roll 'EmSonny, Young Calogero and Ensemble
I Like ItYoung Calogero and Ensemble
Giving Back the MoneyLorenzo, Young Calogero, Rosina and Sonny
I Like It (Reprise) Calogero, Young Calogero, Sonny and Ensemble
Ain't It the TruthCalogero, Handsome Nick, Crazy Mario and Sally Slick
Out of Your HeadCalogero, Jane and Ensemble
Nicky MachiavelliSonny, Rudy the Voice, Eddie Mush, Frankie Coffeecake, JoJo the Whale and Tony-Ten-To-Two
These StreetsLorenzo, Sonny, Rosina and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Webster AvenueJane, Calogero, Tyrone, Jesse, Denise and Frieda
Out of Your Head (Reprise) Jane
One of the Great OnesSonny
Ain't It the Truth (Reprise) Tyrone and Jesse
Look to Your Heart (Reprise) Rosina
One of the Great Ones (Reprise) Calogero
Hurt SomeoneThe Company
In a World Like ThisCalogero, Jane and Ensemble
The Choices We MakeThe Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Longacre Theatre

(12/1/2016 - Present)
Assistant Stage Mgr: Joseph Heaton(Apr 21, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017).

Cast

Brianna-Marie Bell
Denise
Ensemble
Will Coombs
Broadway debut
Young Calogero (Aug 1, 2017 - ?)
Sam Edgerly
Doo-Wop Guy
Broadway debutEnsemble
Handsome Nick
David Michael Garry
Man with Bat
Adam Kaplan
Calogero (Nov 9, 2017 - ?)
Janelle McDermoth
Ensemble
Broadway debutFrieda
Christopher Messina
Doo-Wop Guy
Ensemble
Handsome Nick
Shannon Mullen
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Jonah Mussolino
Broadway debut
Young Calogero Alternate
Robert Neary
Ensemble
Man with Bat
Brandon O'Neill
Ensemble
Christiani Pitts
Jane (Aug 31, 2017 - ?)
Cary Tedder
Young Lorenzo



Understudies: Brianna-Marie Bell (Jane), Sam Edgerly (Calogero), Brandon O'Neill (Sonny), Christopher Henry Young (Tyrone).


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