Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, (1/08/2019 - 3/10/2019)

First Preview: Dec 12, 2018
Opening Date: Jan 08, 2019
Closing Date: Mar 10, 2019
Total Previews: 31
Total Performances: 72

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)

Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)

American premiere at The Studio at Stage II on June 18, 2013 commissioned and produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)

Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney; Original Music by Jason Michael Webb and Fitz Patton; Music arranged by Jason Michael Webb; Musical Director: Jason Michael Webb; Associate Musical Dir.: Justin Hornback

Directed by Trip Cullman; Choreographed by Camille A. Brown; Associate Director: Susanna Wolk; Associate Choreographer: Rickey Tripp

Scenic Design by David Zinn; Costume Design by David Zinn; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Fitz Patton; Hair Design by Cookie Jordan; Make-Up Design by Cookie Jordan; Associate Scenic Design: Tim McMath; Associate Costume Design: Evan Prizant; Associate Sound Design: Sun Hee Kil and Bradlee Ward

General Manager: Florie Seery; Company Manager: Robert Carroll; Associate Gen. Mgr: Lindsey Sag

MTC Director of Production: Joshua Helman; Production Manager: Celeste Lagrotteria; Production Stage Manager: Narda E. Alcorn; Stage Manager: Benjamin E.C. Pfister

Casting: Nancy Piccione and Kelly Gillespie; MTC Director of Artistic Operations: Amy Gilkes Loe; MTC Director of Marketing: Debra Waxman-Pilla; MTC Associate Artistic Producer: Stephen M. Kaus; MTC Line Producer: Nicki Hunter; MTC Director of Play Development: Elizabeth Rothman; MTC Director of Development: Lynne Randall; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Dance Captain: Jonathan Burke; Song Captain: Nicholas L. Ashe; Photographer: Matthew Murphy

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Opening Night Cast

Nicholas L. Ashe
Broadway debut
Junior Davis
Daniel Bellomy
Broadway debut
Jonathan Burke
Broadway debut
(Dec 12, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019)
Gerald CaesarEnsemble
John Clay III
Broadway debut
Anthony Justin 'AJ' James
Chuck CooperHeadmaster Marrow
Caleb Eberhardt
Broadway debut
David Heard
Marcus Gladney
Broadway debut
J. Quinton JohnsonBobby Marrow
Austin PendletonMr. Pendleton
Jeremy Pope
Broadway debut
Pharus Jonathan Young
(Dec 12, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019)

Understudies: Daniel Bellomy (Anthony Justin 'AJ' James), Jonathan Burke (Pharus Jonathan Young), Gerald Caesar (Bobby Marrow, David Heard), Michael Genet (Headmaster Marrow), Marcus Gladney (Junior Davis) and Gordon Joseph Weiss (Mr. Pendleton)

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

(1/8/2019 - 3/10/2019)


Jonathan Burke
Pharus Jonathan Young (Feb 26, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019)
Ryan Jamaal Swain
Broadway debut
Ensemble (Feb 26, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019)

Understudies: Ryan Jamaal Swain (Pharus Jonathan Young).

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