Walter Kerr Theatre, (4/03/2017 - Present)

First Preview: Mar 09, 2017
Opening Date: Apr 03, 2017
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 27
Total Performances: 24 as of April 23, 2017

Category: Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris and her surroundings from 1975 through 1997.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Rocco Landesman: President Emeritus; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)

Produced by Aaron Harnick, David Broser, Triptyk Studios, Spencer B. Ross, Harbor Entertainment, Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Tony Taccone, Artistic Director; Susan Medak, Managing Director), Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Stephen D. Rountree, Managing Director; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director), Simone Genatt Haft, Marc Routh, Saltaire Investment Group, The John Gore Organization, David Mirvish, Terry Schnuck and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Rocco Landesman: President Emeritus; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President); Associate Producer: Lauren Heirigs, Stephanie Cowan, YL Entertainment & Sports Corp., Nelke Planning Co. Ltd., Disk Garage and Tsinghua Culture Media Corp.

World Premiere Produced in September 2015 by Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Tony Taccone, Artistic Director; Susan Medak, Managing Director); Presented in December 2016 by Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Stephen D. Rountree, Managing Director; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director)

Book by Craig Lucas; Music by Daniel Messé; Lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Daniel Messé; Based on the Motion Picture by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Vocal arrangements by Kimberly Grigsby and Daniel Messé; Musical Director: Kimberly Grigsby

Directed by Pam MacKinnon; Musical Staging and Choreography by Sam Pinkleton; Associate Director: Morgan Green; Associate Choreographer: Katie Spelman; Assistant Choreographer: Amanda Phelan

Scenic Design by David Zinn; Costume Design by David Zinn; Lighting Design by Jane Cox and Mark Barton; Sound Design by Kai Harada; Projection Design by Peter Nigrini; Puppet Design by Amanda Villalobos; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Associate Scenic Design: Meredith Ries; Associate Costume Design: Patrick Johnson; Associate Lighting Design: Nick Solyom; Associate Projection Design: David Bengali; Associate Sound Design: Maggie Burke; Associate Puppet Design: Matt Leabo; Associate Wig Design: Samantha Figueroa

General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Kimberly Shaw

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Stage Manager: Cherie B. Tay

Musical Coordinator: Dean Sharenow; Conducted by Kimberly Grigsby; Associate Conductor: Matt Beck; Keyboard: Kimberly Grigsby; Acoustic Guitar/Electric Guitar: Matt Beck; Drums/Percussion: Jon Epcar; Trombone: Andrea Neumann-Rodriguez; Acoustic Bass/Electric Bass: George Rush; Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Flute/Bass Flute/Soprano Saxophone: Andrew Sterman; Violin/Viola: Hiroko Taguchi; Harp: Lynette Wardle; Electronic Music Design: Billy Jay Stein and Hiro Iida; Music Copyist: JoAnne Kane Music Preparation and Russell Bartmus

Casting: Jim Carnahan, CSA and Stephen Kopel C.S.A.; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Creative Consultant: Tony Taccone; Marketing Director: Nick Pramik; Dance Captain: Emily Afton; Dialect Consultant: Kate Wilson; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Adam Chanler-BeratNino
Phillipa SooAmélie
Tony SheldonDufayel
Collignon
David Andino
Broadway debut
Blind Beggar
Garden Gnome
Anchorperson
Randy Blair
Broadway debut
Hipolito
Rock Star
Belgian Tourist
Heath CalvertLucien
Adrien Wells
Mysterious Man
Alison CimmetAmandine
Philomene
Savvy Crawford
Broadway debut
Young Amélie
Manoel FelcianoRaphael
Bretodeau
Harriett D. FoySuzanne
Alyse Alan LouisGeorgette
Sylvie
Collignon's Mother
Maria-Christina OliverasGina
Paul WhittyJoseph
Fluffy
Collignon's Father

Swings: Emily Afton, Trey Ellett, Destinee Rea and Jacob Keith Watson

Understudies: Emily Afton (Amélie), Audrey Bennett (Young Amélie), Alyse Alan Louis (Amélie), Jacob Keith Watson (Nino) and Paul Whitty (Collignon, Dufayel)

Songs

music by Daniel Messé; lyrics by Daniel Messé and Nathan Tysen

Times Are Hard for Dreamers
(lyrics by Daniel Messé and Nathan Tysen)
World's Best Dad
World's Best Friend
World's Best Mom
Times Are Hard for Dreamers
(lyrics by Daniel Messé and Nathan Tysen)
The Commute
The Bottle Drops
Three Figs
The Girl With the Glass
How to Tell Time
Tour de France
Goodbye, Amélie
Backyard
When the Booth Goes Bright
Sister's Pickle
Halfway
Window Seat
There's No Place Like Gnome
Thin Air
Blue Arrow Suite
The Late Nino Quincampoix
A Better Haircut
Stay
Halfway (Reprise)
Where Do We Go From Here?
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