Lysistrata Jones

Lysistrata Jones

Lysistrata Jones


Lysistrata Jones

Number of Previews: 34
Number of Performances: 30
First Preview : November 12, 2011
Opening Night : December 14, 2011
Closing Night : January 8, 2012

Opening Night Cast
Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Liz Mikel, Patti Murin, Josh Segarra, Jason Tam, Alexander Aguilar, Ato Blankson-Wood, Katie Boren, Kat Nejat, LaQuet Sharnell, Teddy Toye, Alex Wyse
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OVERVIEW

You’ll have a ball at the blissfully funny new musical that gives Aristophanes’ classic comedy a sexy, 21st century twist. Showcasing an ingenious mix of hilarity, heart and hoops, it’s the winningest show on Broadway!

Lyssie J. and her girl-power posse won’t “give it up” to their basketball playing boyfriends until they win a game—and ultimately find that abstinence truly does make the heart grow fonder!

With its infectious original score, genre-defying choreography and a hysterical book from three-time Tony®-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed), composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn (The Divine Sister) and Tony®-nominated director and choreographer Dan Knechtges (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) it’s no surprise that downtown’s sold-out sensation is now Broadway’s feel-good must-see hit!

REVIEWS

PRODUCTION REVIEWS

“An effervescent, tasty and surprisingly filling new musical with high-octane performances.”

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“A genuine delight! With such irresistible humor and infectious energy, you can’t help but leave on an endorphin high.”

Roma Torre, NY1

“Flat-out showbiz ebullience!”

Adam Green, Vogue

“A good old-fashioned tease of a musical comedy—a naughty, bubbly, modern goof on Aristophanes.”

Scott Brown, New York Magazine

CREDITS


Opening Night Production Credits

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)

Produced by Paula Herold, Alan Wasser, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, John Breglio, Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand, Hilary A. Williams, Broadway Across America and James G. Robinson; Produced in association with Tony Meola, Martin McCallum and Marianne Mills

Originally produced by Dallas Theater Center; New York Premiere produced by Transport Theatre Group

Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Lyrics by Lewis Flinn; Music by Lewis Flinn; Musical Director: Brad Simmons

Directed by Dan Knechtges; Choreographed by Dan Knechtges; Associate Choreographer: Jessica Hartman; Assistant Director: Nick Eilerman

Scenic Design by Allen Moyer; Costume Design by David C. Woolard and Thomas Charles LeGalley; Lighting Design by Michael Gottlieb; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair Design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch; Associate Scenic Design: Jonathan Collins; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: Zach Williamson; Assistant Lighting Design: Jeremy Cunningham; Media Designer: Howard Werner

>General Manager: Alan Wasser Associates; Company Manager: John E. Gendron; Assistant Co. Mgr: Meredith Morgan

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Lois L. Griffing; Stage Manager: Thomas Recktenwald; Assistant Stage Mgr: Neveen Mahmoud

Musical Coordinator: Dean Sharenow; Conducted by Brad Simmons; Associate Conductor: Chris Haberl; Keyboard 1: Brad Simmons; Music Preparation: Alex Vorse; Keyboard 2: Chris Haberl; Guitar: Freddy Hall; Bass: Alan Stevens Hewitt; Drums: Marques Walls; Percussion: Wilson Torres; Vocalist/Percussion: Biti Strauchn; Keyboard and Electronic Drum Programmer: Randy Cohen

Dance Captain: Charlie Sutton; Casting: Cindy Tolan; Marketing: Type A Marketing and Anne Rippey; General Press Representative: The Hartman Group; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Digital Outreach & Website: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus

Opening Night Cast

Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Liz Mikel, Patti Murin, Josh Segarra, Jason Tam, Alexander Aguilar, Ato Blankson-Wood, Katie Boren, Kat Nejat, LaQuet Sharnell, Teddy Toye, Alex Wyse

Understudies: Alexander Aguilar (Mick), LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Hetaira), Libby Servais (Lampito, Lysistrata Jones, Myrrhine, Robin), Charlie Sutton (‘Uardo, Cinesias, Harold, Xander), Barrett Wilbert Weed (Cleonice, Lampito, Myrrhine, Robin), Jared Zirilli (‘Uardo, Cinesias, Mick, Tyllis).



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