Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (4/23/2017 - Present)

First Preview: Mar 28, 2017
Opening Date: Apr 23, 2017
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 27
Total Performances: 201 as of October 15, 2017

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions

Original Stage Production Directed by Sam Mendes; Original Stage Production Choreographed by Peter Darling

Book by David Greig; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman; Based on the novel by Roald Dahl; Songs from the Motion Picture by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Music arranged by Marc Shaiman; Additional Orchestrations by Michael Starobin; Musical Director: Nicholas Skilbeck

Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse; Associate Director: Matt Lenz; Associate Choreographer: Alison Solomon

Scenic Design by Mark Thompson; Costume Design by Mark Thompson; Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman; Sound Design by Andrew Keister; Video and Projection Design: Jeff Sugg; Puppetry Design: Basil Twist; Hair and Wig Design by Campbell Young Associates; Makeup Design by Campbell Young Associates; UK Associate Scenic Designer: Ben Davies; Associate Scenic Design: Nancy Thun; Associate Costume Design: Rory Powers; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: Josh Liebert; Associate Projection Design: Simon Harding

Executive Producer: Mark Kaufman, Kevin McCormick and Caro Newling; General Manager: Foresight Theatrical and Mark Shacket; Company Manager: Marc Borsak; Associate Gen. Mgr: Jalaina Ross

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro; Stage Manager: Pat Sosnow

Musical Supervisor: Nicholas Skilbeck; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Nicholas Skilbeck; Associate Conductor: Nate Patten; Reeds: Dave Noland, Giuseppe Fusco, Ron Janelli and Lynne Cohen; French Horn: Kyle Hoyt; Trumpet/Piccolo Trumpet: Trevor D. Neumann; Trombone: Nate Mayland; Guitar: Larry Saltzman; Concert Master: Cenovia Cummins; Violin: Maxim Moston; Cello: Stephanie Cummins; Bass: Steve Millhouse; Drums: Warren Odze; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; Keyboards: Nate Patten, Mat Eisenstein and Andy Ezrin; Music Copying: JoAnn Kane Music Service, Russell Bartmus and Mark Graham

Casting: Telsey + Company and Rachel Hoffman, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: AKA; Marketing Direction: On the Rialto; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Children's Vocal Coach: Chris York; Dance Captain: Kristin Piro; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Christian BorleWilly Wonka
Jake Ryan Flynn
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Ryan Foust
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Ryan Sell
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Ben CrawfordMr. Salt
Trista DollisonViolet Beauregarde
Kathy FitzgeraldMrs. Gloop
Alan H. GreenMr. Beauregarde
F. Michael HaynieAugustus Gloop
Jackie HoffmanMrs. Teavee
Emily PadgettMrs. Bucket
Emma PfaeffleVeruca Salt
John RubinsteinGrandpa Joe
Michael WartellaMike Teavee
Yesenia Ayala
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Darius BarnesEnsemble
Colin BradburyEnsemble
Jared BradshawJerry
Ensemble
Ryan BreslinEnsemble
Kristy CatesGrandma Josephine
Ensemble
Madeleine DohertyGrandma Georgina
Ensemble
Paloma Garcia-LeeEnsemble
Stephanie GibsonCherry
Ensemble
Talya GrovesEnsemble
Cory LingnerEnsemble
Elliott Mattox
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Monette McKayEnsemble
Kyle Taylor ParkerMrs. Green
Ensemble
Paul Slade SmithGrandpa George
Ensemble
Katie WebberEnsemble

Swings: Stephen Carrasco, Robin Masella, Kristin Piro, Amy Quanbeck, Michael Williams and Mikey Winslow

Understudies: Yesenia Ayala (Veruca Salt), Darius Barnes (Mr. Beauregarde), Jared Bradshaw (Grandpa Joe, Mr. Salt, Willy Wonka), Ryan Breslin (Mike Teavee), Stephen Carrasco (Mr. Salt), Kristy Cates (Mrs. Gloop, Mrs. Teavee), Madeleine Doherty (Mrs. Gloop, Mrs. Teavee), Paloma Garcia-Lee (Veruca Salt), Stephanie Gibson (Mrs. Bucket), Talya Groves (Violet Beauregarde), Elliott Mattox (Augustus Gloop), Monette McKay (Violet Beauregarde), Kyle Taylor Parker (Mr. Beauregarde), Amy Quanbeck (Mrs. Bucket), Paul Slade Smith (Grandpa Joe, Willy Wonka) and Mikey Winslow (Augustus Gloop, Mike Teavee)

Current Cast



Christian BorleWilly Wonka
Jake Ryan Flynn
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Ryan Foust
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Ryan Sell
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Ben CrawfordMr. Salt
Trista DollisonViolet Beauregarde
Kathy FitzgeraldMrs. Gloop
Alan H. GreenMr. Beauregarde
F. Michael HaynieAugustus Gloop
Jackie HoffmanMrs. Teavee
Emily PadgettMrs. Bucket
Emma PfaeffleVeruca Salt
John RubinsteinGrandpa Joe
Michael WartellaMike Teavee
Yesenia Ayala
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Darius BarnesEnsemble
Colin BradburyEnsemble
Jared BradshawJerry
Ensemble
Ryan BreslinEnsemble
Kristy CatesGrandma Josephine
Ensemble
Madeleine DohertyGrandma Georgina
Ensemble
Paloma Garcia-LeeEnsemble
Stephanie GibsonCherry
Ensemble
Talya GrovesEnsemble
Cory LingnerEnsemble
Elliott Mattox
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Monette McKayEnsemble
Kyle Taylor ParkerMrs. Green
Ensemble
Paul Slade SmithGrandpa George
Ensemble
Katie WebberEnsemble

Swings: Chip Abbott, Stephen Carrasco, Robin Masella, Kristin Piro, Amy Quanbeck, Halli Toland, Cody Williams, Michael Williams and Mikey Winslow

Understudies: Yesenia Ayala (Veruca Salt), Darius Barnes (Mr. Beauregarde), Jared Bradshaw (Grandpa Joe, Mr. Salt, Willy Wonka), Ryan Breslin (Mike Teavee), Stephen Carrasco (Mr. Salt), Kristy Cates (Mrs. Gloop, Mrs. Teavee), Madeleine Doherty (Mrs. Gloop, Mrs. Teavee), Paloma Garcia-Lee (Veruca Salt), Stephanie Gibson (Mrs. Bucket), Talya Groves (Violet Beauregarde), Elliott Mattox (Augustus Gloop), Monette McKay (Violet Beauregarde), Kyle Taylor Parker (Mr. Beauregarde), Amy Quanbeck (Mrs. Bucket), Paul Slade Smith (Grandpa Joe, Willy Wonka) and Mikey Winslow (Augustus Gloop, Mike Teavee),

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

winner 2017 Outstanding Puppet Design [winner] 

Puppet Design by Basil Twist

Songs

music by Marc Shaiman; lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
The Candy Man
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Willy Wonka and Ensemble
Willy Wonka! Willy Wonka!
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Charlie Bucket and Ensemble
The Candy Man (Reprise)
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Charlie Bucket
Charlie, You & I
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Grandpa Joe
A Letter From Charlie Bucket
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Charlie Bucket, Mrs. Bucket and Grandparents
More of Him to LoveAugustus Gloop, Mrs. Gloop and Ensemble
When Veruca Says
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Mr. Salt and Veruca Salt
Queen of Pop
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Violet Beauregarde, Mr. Beauregarde and Gum Chompin' Divas
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Mike Teavee, Mrs. Teavee and Ensemble
If Your Father Were Here
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Mrs. Bucket
I've Got a Golden Ticket
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe, Mrs. Bucket and Grandparents
Grandpa Joe
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe, Mrs. Bucket and Grandparents
It Must Be Believed to Be Seen
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Strike That, Reverse It
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka and Golden Ticket Winners
Pure Imagination
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe and Golden Ticket Winners
Grandpa Joe (Reprise)
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe and Golden Ticket Winners
The Oompa Loompa Song
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley )
Oompa Loompas
Auf Wiedersehen Augustus Gloop
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompas
When Willy Met Oompa
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompas
Veruca's Nutcracker Sweet
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Veruca Salt and Oompa Loompas
Vidiots
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka, Mike Teavee, Mrs. Teavee and Oompa Loompas
The View From Here
(lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman)
Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

(4/23/2017 - Present)

Swings: Chip Abbott, Halli Toland Broadway debut, Cody Williams.


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