Cort Theatre, (4/18/2017 - 8/06/2017)

First Preview: Apr 04, 2017
Opening Date: Apr 18, 2017
Closing Date: Aug 06, 2017
Total Previews: 15
Total Performances: 128

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Daryl Roth, Elizabeth I. McCann, Cody Lassen, Jerry Meyer, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Elizabeth Armstrong, Julie Boardman, CoGro Partners, Nicole Eisenberg, Four Star Productions, GLS Productions, The John Gore Organization, Kathleen K. Johnson, Dana M. Lerner, Jenn Maley, Mano-Horn Productions, Marc Platt and Storyboard Entertainment; Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director), La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director) and Vineyard Theatre; Associate Producer: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Chris Massimine, Executive Producer; Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director), Adam Hess and Sharon Fallon

Originally produced in 2015 and commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director); Originally produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director); Originally produced in 2016 by Vineyard Theatre; Commissioned as part of American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle by Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Written by Paula Vogel; Created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman; Music by Lisa Gutkin and Aaron Halva; Inspired by 'The People vs. The God of Vengeance' conceived by Rebecca Rugg and Rebecca Taichman; Music orchestrated by Aaron Halva; Musical Director: Lisa Gutkin and Aaron Halva

Directed by Rebecca Taichman; Choreographed by David Dorfman

Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez; Costume Design by Emily Rebholz; Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind; Sound Design by Matt Hubbs; Projection Design by Tal Yarden; Hair and Wig Design by J. Jared Janas and Dave Bova; Associate Scenic Design: Taísa Malouf; Associate Costume Design: Steven M. Rotramel; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Associate Sound Design: William J. Pickens; Associate Projection Design: Keith Skretch

General Manager: DR Theatrical Management and Grant A. Rice; Company Manager: Lisa M. Poyer

Production Supervisor: Theatersmith Associates, LLC; Production Stage Manager: James Latus; Stage Manager: Amanda Spooner

Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tin Whistle: Matt Darriau; Violin, Mandolin: Lisa Gutkin; Accordion, Baritone Ukulele, Percussion: Aaron Halva; Music Copying: Aaron Halva

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Press Representative: Sam Rudy Media Relations; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: Leanne Schanzer Promotions; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Photographer: Carol Rosegg

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Opening Night Cast

Katrina LenkActor
Mimi LieberActor
Max Gordon MooreActor
Tom NelisActor
Steven Rattazzi
Broadway debut
Actor
Richard TopolLemml
the Stage Manager
Adina Verson
Broadway debut
Actor

Understudies: Zoë Aqua (Violin, Mandolin), Ben Cherry (Actor, Lemml), Andrea Goss (Actor), Eleanor Reissa (Actor), Uri Sharlin (Accordion, Baritone Ukulele, Percussion) and Doug Wieselman (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tin Whistle)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2017 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Paula Vogel; Produced by Daryl Roth, Elizabeth I. McCann, Cody Lassen, Jerry Meyer, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Elizabeth Armstrong, Julie Boardman, CoGro Partners, Nicole Eisenberg, Four Star Productions, GLS Productions, The John Gore Organization, Kathleen K. Johnson, Dana M. Lerner, Jenn Maley, Mano-Horn Productions, Marc Platt and Storyboard Entertainment; Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director), La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director) and Vineyard Theatre

winner 2017 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 

Rebecca Taichman

winner 2017 Best Lighting Design of a Play [winner] 

Christopher Akerlind

Drama Desk Award

 2017 Outstanding Play [nominee] 

Written by Paula Vogel; Produced by Daryl Roth, Elizabeth I. McCann, Cody Lassen, Jerry Meyer, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Elizabeth Armstrong, Julie Boardman, CoGro Partners, Nicole Eisenberg, Four Star Productions, GLS Productions, The John Gore Organization, Kathleen K. Johnson, Dana M. Lerner, Jenn Maley, Mano-Horn Productions, Marc Platt and Storyboard Entertainment; Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director), La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director) and Vineyard Theatre

winner 2017 Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play [winner] 

Christopher Akerlind

Theatre World

winner 2017 Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence [recipient] 

Katrina Lenk

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