Belasco Theatre, (12/17/2017 - 3/25/2018)

First Preview: Dec 05, 2017
Opening Date: Dec 17, 2017
Closing Date: Mar 25, 2018
Total Previews: 14
Total Performances: 111

Category: Play, 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 Sonia Friedman Productions, Shakespeare's Globe, Paula Marie Black, Tom Smedes, Peter Stern, Jane Bergère, Jane Dubin/Rachel Weinstein, 1001 Nights Productions, Elizabeth Cuthrell & Steven Tuttleman, Rupert Gavin, Robyn L. Paley, SGC USA, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Cindy & Jay Gutterman/Marc David Levine, Marguerite Hoffman/Van Kaplan and Shakespeare Road

Originally produced for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London by Shakespeare's Globe; Subsequently transferred to Duke of York's Theatre in London, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and Shakespeare's Globe; Subsequently transferred to Duke of York's Theatre in London, produced in association with Tulchin Bartner Productions and 1001 Nights Productions

Written by Claire van Kampen; Music arranged by Claire van Kampen; Featuring arias composed by George Frideric Handel and Nicola Porpora; Featuring arias with lyrics written by George Frideric Handel and Nicola Porpora; Musical Director: Robert Howarth

Directed by John Dove

Production Design by Jonathan Fensom; Lighting Design by Paul Russell; Hair and Wig Design by Campbell Young Associates; Associate Lighting Design: Renée Brode

US General Management: Bespoke Theatricals; UK General Management: Sonia Friedman Productions; Company Manager: Deirdre Murphy; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Mattea Cogliano-Benedict

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Evangeline Rose Whitlock; Stage Manager: James Latus

UK Music Supervisor: Bill Barclay; Musical Coordinator: David Titcomb; Harpsichord: Robert Howarth; Violin: Pavlo Beznosiuk and Chloe Fedor; Viola: Kyle Miller; Theorbo, Baroque Guitar: Daniel Swenberg; Cello: Jonathan Byers; Bass: Pippa MacMillan; Cover Musician: Aaron Brown, Elliot Figg, Maureen Murchie, Hideki Yamaya and Wen Yang

UK Costume Coordinator: Lorraine Ebdon Price

US Casting: Jim Carnahan, CSA; UK Casting: Matilda James; Press Representative: Sam Rudy Media Relations and Jim Byk; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Voice and Dialect: Martin McKellan; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Sam Crane
Broadway debut
Farinelli
Iestyn Davies
Broadway debut
Singer
Huss Garbiya
Broadway debut
Dr. José Cervi
Melody Grove
Broadway debut
Isabella Farnese
James Hall
Broadway debut
Singer
Lucas HallJethro/Miguel
Colin HurleyJohn Rich
(Dec 05, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018)
Edward Peel
Broadway debut
Don Sebastian De La Cuadra
Mark RylancePhilippe V

Understudies: Peter Bradbury (Don Sebastian De La Cuadra, Dr. José Cervi, Jethro/Miguel, John Rich), Lucas Hall (Farinelli), Eric Jurenas (Singer) and Margot White (Isabella Farnese)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2018 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Claire van Kampen; Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Shakespeare's Globe, Paula Marie Black, Tom Smedes, Peter Stern, Jane Bergère, Jane Dubin/Rachel Weinstein, 1001 Nights Productions, Elizabeth Cuthrell & Steven Tuttleman, Rupert Gavin, Robyn L. Paley, SGC USA, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Cindy & Jay Gutterman/Marc David Levine, Marguerite Hoffman/Van Kaplan and Shakespeare Road

 2018 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play [nominee] 

Mark Rylance

 2018 Best Scenic Design of a Play [nominee] 

Production Design by Jonathan Fensom

 2018 Best Costume Design of a Play [nominee] 

Production Design by Jonathan Fensom

 2018 Best Lighting Design of a Play [nominee] 

Paul Russell

Drama Desk Award

winner 2018 Outstanding Costume Design for a Play [winner] 

Production Design by Jonathan Fensom

 2018 Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play [nominee] 

Paul Russell

 2018 Outstanding Wig and Hair [nominee] 

Hair and Wig Design by Campbell Young Associates

Songs

music by George Frideric Handel; lyrics by George Frideric Handel
(Unless otherwise noted)


Ho perso il caro ben (from Il Parnasso in Festa (Part 2 XIII))
Alto Giove (from Polifemo (Act I Sc 4))
(music by Nicola Porpora; lyrics by Nicola Porpora )
Fra tempeste funeste a quest'alma (from Rodelinda (Act II, Scene 4))
Sento la gioia (from Amadigi di Gaula (Act III, Scene 6))
Se in fiorito (from Giulio Cesare (Act II, Scene 2))
Venti, turbini, prestate (from Rinaldo (Act I, Scene 9))
Cara sposa (from Rinaldo (Act I, Scene 7))
Bel contento (from Flavio (Act I, Scene 5))
Lascia, ch'io pianga (from Rinaldo (Act II, Scene 4))

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Belasco Theatre

(12/17/2017 - 3/25/2018)

Cast

Simon Jones
John Rich (Jan 9, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018)


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