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Chaplin Musical Broadway


CHAPLIN

Category:Musical, Original, Broadway
Number of Performances: 135
Number of Previews: 24
First Preview : Aug 21, 2012
Opening Night : Sep 10, 2012
Closing Night : Jan 6, 2013
Opening Night Cast
Robert McClure (Charlie Chaplin)
Michael McCormick (McGranery)
Jim Borstelmann (Alf Reeves)
Jenn Colella (Hedda Hopper/em>)
Erin Mackey (Oona O’Neill)
Christiane Noll (Hannah Chaplin)
Wayne Alan Wilcox (Sydney Chaplin)
Emilee Dupre (Joan Barry)



“REMARKABLE! Rob McClure is brilliant!”New York Magazine

OVERVIEW

Chaplin goes from the slums of London to the heights of Hollywood. It’s the showbiz Broadway musical about the silent film legend the world couldn’t stop talking about: Charlie Chaplin. Revealing the man behind the legend – the undeniable genius that forever changed the way America went to the movies – Chaplin is sure to be one of the funniest and most joyous musicals of the season!

A fascinating musical about the true life story of one of the most legendary Hollywood stars in American history, Chaplin stars Rob McClure in the title role, in addition to Jim Borstelmann, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, Michael McCormick, Christiane Noll, Zachary Unger and Wayne Alan Wilcox.

REVIEWS & AWARDS

PRODUCTION REVIEWS

“ENCHANTING! When Rob McClure transforms himself into Chaplin’s Little Tramp, it’s a dizzying multilevel metamorphosis.”– The New York Times

“A RUSH OF WONDER, EXCITEMENT AND CHILDLIKE DELIGHT!”– Time Out New York

“A THOUGHTFUL AND TOUCHING MUSICAL THAT WINS OUR HEARTS!.” – NY1

CREDITS

Opening Night Production Credits
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Rich Entertainment Group, John & Claire Caudwell, Roy Gabay, Viertel Routh Frankel Baruch Group, Chunsoo Shin/Waxman-Dokton and Broadway Across America; Produced by special arrangement with Bubbles Incorporated, S.A. and Roy Export, S.A.S.; Associate Producer: Richard & Emily Smucker and Jon Luther
World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
Book by Christopher Curtis and Thomas Meehan; Music by Christopher Curtis; Lyrics by Christopher Curtis; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Music arranged by Bryan Perri and Christopher Curtis; Musical Director: Bryan Perri
Directed by Warren Carlyle; Choreographed by Warren Carlyle; Associate Choreographer: Tanya Birl
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Amy Clark and Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer and Drew Levy; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Video and Projection Design by Jon Driscoll; Moving Light Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Associate Scenic Design: Edward Pierce and Nick Francone; Associate Costume Design: Amanda Seymour; Associate Lighting Design: John Demous; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta; Associate Wig Design by Edward J. Wilson; Associate Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn; Associate Projection Design: Gemma Carrington and Michael Clark
General Manager: Roy Gabay Productions; Company Manager: Bruce Kagel
Technical Supervisor: Chris “Smitty” Smith ; Production Stage Manager: Kim Vernace; Stage Manager: Megan J. Schneid
Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Associate Conductor/Keyboard: David Gardos; Piano: Bryan Perri; Reed 1: Charles Pillow; Reed 2: Alden C. Banta; Trumpet: Dan Urness; Horn: David Peel; Bass: Michael Blanco; Drums/Percussion: Shannon Ford; Violin: Erin Benim; Cello: Tara Chambers
Vocal Coach: Beth McGuire; Dialect Coach: Beth McGuire; Flying Effects: Flying by Foy; Marketing: Serino/Coyne; Digital Outreach & Website: Serino/Coyne; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: Telsey + Company and Patrick Goodwin, C.S.A.; Photographer: Joan Marcus

Opening Night Cast
Robert McClure (Charlie Chaplin)
Michael McCormick (McGranery)
Jim Borstelmann (Alf Reeves)
Jenn Colella (Hedda Hopper/em>)
Erin Mackey (Oona O’Neill)
Christiane Noll (Hannah Chaplin)
Wayne Alan Wilcox (Sydney Chaplin)

Justin Bowen (Ensemble)
Emilee Dupre (Joan Barry, Ensemble)
Sara Edwards (Ensemble)
Lisa Gajda (Ensemble)
Timothy Hughes (Ensemble)
Ethan Khusidman (Ensemble, Usher)
Ian Liberto (Ensemble)
Renee Marino (Ensemble)
Michael Mendez (Ensemble)
Sarah O’Gleby (Ensemble)
Hayley Podschun (Ensemble, Mildred Harris)
Adam Rogers (Ensemble )
William Ryall (Ensemble, Mr. Karno )
Emily Tyra (Ensemble)

Swings: Leslie Donna Flesner (Ensemble) and Eric Santagata (Ensemble)
Understudies: Justin Bowen (Charlie Chaplin), Emilee Dupré (Hannah Chaplin), Leslie Donna Flesner (Hannah Chaplin, Hedda Hopper, Oona O’Neill), Lisa Gajda (Hedda Hopper), Ethan Khusidman (Jackie Coogan, Young Charlie Chaplin), Ian Liberto (Sydney Chaplin), Michael Mendez (Alf Reeves), William Ryall (Charlie Chaplin Sr., Mack Sennett, McGranery), Eric Santagata (Alf Reeves, Charlie Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin Sr., Mack Sennett, McGranery, Sydney Chaplin) and Emily Tyra (Oona O’Neill)

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