Circle in the Square Theatre, (12/03/2017 - Present)

First Preview: Nov 09, 2017
Opening Date: Dec 03, 2017
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 29
Total Performances: 9 as of December 10, 2017

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: An island in the French Antilles, then & now.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (Paul Libin, President-Producing Director; Theodore Mann, Founder [1924-2012]-Artistic Director; Susan Frankel, General Manager)

Produced by Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Carl Daikeler, Roy Putrino, Broadway Strategic Return Fund, Sandi Moran, Caiola Productions, H. Richard Hopper, Diego Kolankowsky, Brian Cromwell Smith, Ron Kastner, Rob Kolson, Judith Manocherian/Kevin Lyle, Jay Alix/Una Jackman/Jeff Wise, Witzend Productions/Jeff Grove/Wishnie-Strasberg, Mark Ferris/Michelle Riley/Marie Stevenson, Silva Theatrical Group/Jesse McKendry/Dr. Mojgan Fajiram, Conor Bagley/Brendan C. Tetro/Invisible Wall Productions, SilverWalport Productions/Tyler Mount/UshkowitzLatimer Productions, Deitric Johnson/Steven Mulligan/Reilly Hickey, The Harbert Family/Keith Cromwell/Red Mountain Theatre Company and 42nd.club/The Yonnone/Family Island Productions; Associate Producer: Kayla Greenspan and Valerie Novakoff

Book by Lynn Ahrens; Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Based on the novel 'My Love My Love' by Rosa Guy; Music orchestrated by AnnMarie Milazzo and Michael Starobin; Original Vocal Arrangements: Stephen Flaherty; Musical Director: Alvin Hough, Jr.; Additional Orchestrations: Haley Bennett and Javier Diaz

Directed by Michael Arden; Choreographed by Camille A. Brown; Associate Director: David Perlow; Associate Choreographer: Rickey Tripp

Scenic Design by Dane Laffrey; Costume Design by Clint Ramos; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Hair and Wig Design by Cookie Jordan; Make-Up Design by Cookie Jordan; Associate Scenic Design: Tim McMath; Associate Costume Design: Christopher Vergara; Associate Lighting Design: Greg Solomon; Associate Sound Design: Justin Stasiw

General Manager: DTE Management and Ryan Conway; Company Manager: Margaret Skoglund ; Associate Gen. Mgr: Robert E. Schneider

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Justin Scribner; Stage Manager: Kenneth J. McGee and Mary Kathryn Flynt

Musical Supervisor: Chris Fenwick; "Found" Instrument Design: John Bertles and Bash the Trash; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Alvin Hough, Jr.; Associate Conductor: Javier Diaz; Keyboard/Melodica/Hand Percussion: Alvin Hough, Jr.; Percussion: Javier Diaz; Bass: Irio O'Farrill; Guitar/Mandolin: Hidayat Honari; Flute: Cassondra James; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation

Casting: Telsey + Company and Craig Burns, CSA; Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: AKA; Marketing: AKA and Walker International Communications Group; Additional Marketing: DTE Agency; Social Media/Web Design: AKA; Dance Captain: T. Oliver Reid; Animal Trainer: Lydia DesRoche; Dialect Coach: Dawn-Elin Fraser

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Opening Night Cast

Merle DandridgePapa Ge
Demon of Death
Quentin Earl DarringtonAgwe
God of Water
Hailey Kilgore
Broadway debut
Ti Moune
Alex Newell
Broadway debut
Asaka
Mother of the Earth
Lea SalongaErzulie
Goddess of Love
Phillip BoykinTonton Julian
Darlesia CearcyStoryteller
Rodrick CovingtonStoryteller
Emerson Davis
Broadway debut
Little Girl
Alternate
Alysha DeslorieuxAndrea
Tyler HardwickStoryteller
Cassondra James
Broadway debut
Storyteller
David JenningsArmand
Storyteller
Grasan KingsberryStoryteller
Loren LottStoryteller
Kenita R. MillerMama Euralie
Isaac Powell
Broadway debut
Daniel
T. Oliver ReidStoryteller
Aurelia WilliamsStoryteller
Mia Williamson
Broadway debut
Little Girl
Alternate

Understudies: Darlesia Cearcy (Erzulie, Mama Euralie), Rodrick Covington (Papa Ge), Alysha Deslorieux (Ti Moune), Tyler Hardwick (Armand, Daniel), Cassondra James (Andrea, Erzulie), David Jennings (Agwe, Tonton Julian), Grasan Kingsberry (Daniel), Loren Lott (Andrea, Asaka, Ti Moune), T. Oliver Reid (Agwe, Armand, Papa Ge, Tonton Julian) and Aurelia Williams (Asaka, Mama Euralie)

Songs

music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

We DanceCompany
One Small GirlTonton Julian, Mama Euralie, Little Ti Moune and Storytellers
Waiting for LifeTi Moune and Storytellers
And the Gods Heard Her PrayerAsaka (Mother of the Earth), Agwe (God of Water), Papa Ge (Demon of Death) and Erzulie (Goddess of Love)
RainAgwe (God of Water) and Storytellers
Discovering DanielTi Moune and Storytellers
PrayTi Moune, Tonton Julian, Mama Euralie and Storytellers
Forever YoursTi Moune, Daniel, Papa Ge (Demon of Death) and Storytellers
The Sad Tale of the BeauxhommesArmand and Storytellers
Ti MouneMama Euralie, Tonton Julian, Ti Moune and Storytellers
Mama Will ProvideAsaka (Mother of the Earth) and Storytellers
Waiting for Life (Reprise) Ti Moune
Some SayStorytellers and Little Ti Moune
The Human HeartErzulie (Goddess of Love) and Storytellers
GossipStorytellers
Some GirlsDaniel
The BallAndrea, Daniel and Storytellers
Ti Moune's DanceTi Moune and Grands Hommes
When We Are WedAndrea, Ti Moune, Daniel and Storytellers
Forever Yours (Reprise) Papa Ge (Demon of Death), Ti Moune, Erzulie (Goddess of Love) and Storytellers
A Part of UsMama Euralie, Little Ti Moune, Tonton Julian and Storytellers
Why We Tell the StoryCompany
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