Longacre Theatre, (11/15/2018 - Present)

First Preview: Oct 23, 2018
Opening Date: Nov 15, 2018
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 23
Total Performances: 142 as of March 17, 2019

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City and Edgewater, Indiana

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)

Produced by Bill Damaschke, Dori Berinstein, Jack Lane, James & Catherine Berges, Nelda Sue Yaw, Natasha Davison, Joe Grandy, Kimberlee Garris, Lisa Morris, Terry Schnuck, Jane Dubin, Rosalind Productions, Inc., Fahs Productions, Seth A. Goldstein, Mike Kriak, Don & Nancy Ross, Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra & Stephen Della Pietra, Cliff Hopkins, Masie Productions, Vivek Shaw, Three Belles & A Bob, Arment-Tackel, Armstrong-Manocherian, Fakler-Silver, Fox Theatricals-Mosbacher-Lonow, Palitz-Stern-Smedes, Nancy & Ken Kranzberg/David Lyons, Larry & Elizabeth Lenke/Elizabeth L. Green, Iris Smith/InStone Productions, Kuhlman-Ketner/Wallace-ATxRandomProductions, The John Gore Organization and The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President); Produced in association with Independent Presenters Network, Margot Astrachan, Darren P. DeVerna & Jeremiah J. Harris and Reagan Silber

World Premiere Produced in Atlanta, GA by Alliance Theatre (Susan V. Booth, Artistic Director; Mike Schleifer, Managing Director)

Book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin; Music by Matthew Sklar; Lyrics by Chad Beguelin; Based on an original concept by Jack Viertel; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Additional Orchestrations: John Clancy; Music arranged by Glen Kelly; Vocal arrangements by Matthew Sklar and Mary-Mitchell Campbell; Musical Director: Meg Zervoulis

Directed by Casey Nicholaw; Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw; Associate Director: Casey Hushion; Associate Choreographer: John MacInnis

Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Ann Roth and Matthew Pachtman; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair Design by Josh Marquette; Make-Up Design by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Jacoby Carroll; Associate Lighting Design: Jon Goldman; Associate Sound Design: Harry Platt; Associate Hair Design: Sarah Levine

General Manager: Foresight Theatrical, Aaron Lustbader and Lane Marsh; Company Manager: Marc Borsak; Associate Gen. Mgr: Nick Ginsberg

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Glynn David Turner; Stage Manager: Peyton Taylor Becker

Musical Supervisor: Mary-Mitchell Campbell; Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Script Coordinator: Armelle Kay Harper; Conducted by Meg Zervoulis; Associate Conductor: Ted Arthur; Keyboard 1: Meg Zervoulis; Keyboard 2: Ted Arthur; Reed 1: Julie Pacheco-Eismann; Reed 2: John DiSanto; Lead Trumpet: Brian Pareschi; Trumpet: Rob Slowik; Guitars & Banjo: Eric Davis; Acoustic & Electric Basses: Brian Hamm; Drums: Jared Schonig; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music/Anne Kaye and Doug Houston

Casting: Telsey + Company and Bethany Knox, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Marketing Direction: On the Rialto; Advertising: AKA; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Dance Captain: Jack Sippel; Photographer: Deen Van Meer

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Opening Night Cast

Brooks AshmanskasBarry Glickman
Beth LeavelDee Dee Allen
Christopher SieberTrent Oliver
Courtenay Collins
Broadway debut
Mrs. Greene
Caitlin KinnunenEmma
Josh LamonSheldon Saperstein
Isabelle McCallaAlyssa
Michael PottsMr. Hawkins
Angie SchworerAngie
Mary AntoniniEnsemble
Courtney Balan
Did not perform opening night
Olivia Keating
Jerusha Cavazos
Broadway debut
Shelby Finnie
Broadway debut
Josh FranklinMotel Clerk
Sheldon Henry
Broadway debut
Fernell Hogan
Broadway debut
Joomin Hwang
Broadway debut
Becca Lee
Broadway debut
Wayne "Juice" Mackins
Broadway debut
Kate Marilley
Performed the role on opening night
Olivia Keating
Vasthy MompointEnsemble
Anthony Norman
Broadway debut
Drew RedingtonKevin
Teddy ToyeNick
Second Reporter
Kalyn West
Broadway debut
Brittany Zeinstra
Broadway debut

Swings: Gabi Campo, David Josefsberg, Kate Marilley and Jack Sippel

Understudies: Courtney Balan (Dee Dee Allen, Mrs. Greene), Gabi Campo (Alyssa, Emma), Josh Franklin (Trent Oliver), Sheldon Henry (Mr. Hawkins), David Josefsberg (Barry Glickman, Mr. Hawkins, Sheldon Saperstein, Trent Oliver), Josh Lamon (Barry Glickman), Kate Marilley (Angie, Dee Dee Allen, Mrs. Greene, Olivia Keating), Vasthy Mompoint (Angie), Kalyn West (Alyssa) and Brittany Zeinstra (Emma)


ACT 1 Sung By
Changing LivesDee Dee Allen, Barry Glickman and Ensemble
Changing Lives (Reprise) Dee Dee Allen, Barry Glickman, Angie and Trent Oliver
Just BreatheEmma
It's Not About MeDee Dee Allen, Barry Glickman, Angie, Trent Oliver and Ensemble
Dance With YouEmma and Alyssa
The Acceptance SongTrent Oliver, Dee Dee Allen, Barry Glickman, Angie and Ensemble
You HappenedEmma, Alyssa and Ensemble
We Look to YouMr. Hawkins
Tonight Belongs to YouBarry Glickman, Emma, Mrs. Greene and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
ZazzAngie and Emma
The Lady's ImprovingDee Dee Allen
Love Thy NeighborTrent Oliver and Ensemble
Alyssa GreeneAlyssa
Barry Is Going to PromBarry Glickman
Unruly HeartEmma and Ensemble
It's Time to DanceEmma, Alyssa and Company
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