Nederlander Theatre, (8/16/2018 - Present)

First Preview: Jul 20, 2018
Opening Date: Aug 16, 2018
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 24

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Hollywood - Once Upon a Time in the 1980's

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Paula Wagner, Nice Productions, LPO, New Regency Productions, Caiola Productions & Co., James L. Nederlander, Roy Furman, Hunter Arnold, Graham Burke, Edward Walson, deRoy Kierstead, Michael Cassel Group, Stage Entertainment, Ambassador Theatre Group and The John Gore Organization; Associate Producer: Sara Bottfeld

Book by Garry Marshall and J.F. Lawton; Music by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance; Lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance; Based on the Touchstone Pictures motion picture written by J.F. Lawton; Music orchestrated by Will Van Dyke; Music arranged by Will Van Dyke

Directed by Jerry Mitchell; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Director: D.B. Bonds; Associate Choreographer: Rusty Mowery

Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner and Philip S. Rosenberg; Sound Design by John Shivers; Hair Design by Josh Marquette; Makeup Design by Fiona Mifsud; Associate Scenic Design: Dick Jaris and T.J. Greenway; Associate Costume Design: Sky Switser; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: David Patridge; Associate Hair Design: Sarah Levine; Moving Light Programmer: Alex Fogel

Executive Producer: Wendy Orshan and Jeffrey M. Wilson; General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Michael Altbaum; Associate Co. Mgr: Jenny Peek; Associate Gen. Mgr: Rina L. Saltzman

Technical Supervisor: Theatersmith Associates, LLC; Production Stage Manager: Thomas Recktenwald; Stage Manager: Shannon Hammons

Musical Supervisor: Will Van Dyke; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller and Michael Aarons; Conducted by Will Van Dyke; Associate Conductor: Patrick Sulken; Keyboard 1: Will Van Dyke; Keyboard 2: Patrick Sulken; Guitar 1: Brian Koonin; Guitar 2: Nate Brown; Bass: Steve Gilewski; Drums: Sammy Merendino; Concert Master: Juliette Jones; Viola: Jocelin Pan; Cello: Susan Mandel; Ableton Programmer/Electronic Drum Programmer: Sammy Merendino; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Associate Keyboard Programmer: Jeremy King; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation

Casting: Telsey + Company and Craig Burns, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising & Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Digital Marketing Situation Interactive; Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Dance Captain: Renée Marino; Fight Captain: Alex Michael Stoll; Photographer: Matthew Murphy

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Opening Night Cast

Samantha Barks
Broadway debut
Vivian Ward
Andy KarlEdward Lewis
Eric AndersonHappy Man/Mr. Thompson
Jason DanieleyPhilip Stuckey
Ezra KnightJames Morse
OrfehKit De Luca
Allison BlackwellVioletta
Tommy BraccoGiulio
Brian CalìAlfredo
Robby Clater
Broadway debut
David Morse
Anna EilinsfeldScarlett
Lauren Lim JacksonEnsemble
Renée MarinoEnsemble
Ellyn Marie MarshAmanda
Jillian MuellerEnsemble
Jake OdmarkMr. Hollister
Hotel Staff
Jennifer SanchezRachel
Matthew StockeLandlord
Hotel Staff
Alex Michael StollHotel Staff
Alan WigginsSenator Adams
Hotel Staff
Darius WrightEnsemble

Swings: Jessica Crouch, Nico DeJesus, Matt Farcher and Jesse Wildman Foster

Understudies: Brian Calì (Happy Man/Mr. Thompson, James Morse), Anna Eilinsfeld (Vivian Ward), Ellyn Marie Marsh (Kit De Luca), Jillian Mueller (Vivian Ward), Jake Odmark (Edward Lewis, Philip Stuckey), Jennifer Sanchez (Kit De Luca), Matthew Stocke (Happy Man/Mr. Thompson, Philip Stuckey), Alex Michael Stoll (Edward Lewis) and Alan Wiggins (James Morse)


music by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance; lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance

ACT 1 Sung By
Welcome to Hollywood
(music by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance; lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance )
Happy Man, Kit De Luca and Company
Anywhere but HereVivian Ward
Something About HerEdward Lewis
Welcome to Hollywood (Reprise)
(music by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance; lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance )
Happy Man
Something About HerEdward Lewis
I Could Get Used to ThisVivian Ward
Luckiest Girl in the WorldVivian Ward, Kit De Luca and Giulio
Rodeo DriveKit De Luca and Company
Anywhere but Here (Reprise) Vivian Ward
On a Night Like TonightMr. Thompson and Company
Don't Forget to DanceHappy Man, Scarlett and Company
FreedomEdward Lewis
You're BeautifulEdward Lewis, Vivian Ward and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Welcome to Our World ((More Champagne))Philip Stuckey and Company
This is My LifeVivian Ward
Never Give Up on a DreamHappy Man, Kit De Luca and Company
You and IEdward Lewis, Alfredo, Violetta and Company
I Can't Go BackVivian Ward
Freedom (Reprise) Edward Lewis
Long Way HomeVivian Ward and Edward Lewis
Together ForeverEdward Lewis, Vivian Ward, Happy Man, Kit De Luca and Company
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