The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Number of Performances: 136
Number of Previews: 28
First Preview : Oct 19, 2012
Opening Night : Nov 13, 2012
Closing Night : Mar 10,2013

Opening Night Cast
Stephanie J. Block (Edwin Drood/Miss Alice Nutting)
Will Chase (John Jasper/Mr. Clive Paget)
Gregg Edelman (The Reverend Mr. Crisparkle/Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe)
Jim Norton (Chairman/Mr. William Cartwright)
Chita Rivera (The Princess Puffer/Miss Angela Prysock)
Nicholas Barasch (Deputy/Master Nick Cricker)
Peter Benson (Bazzard/Mr. Phillip Bax)
Alison Cimmet (Beatrice/Miss Violet Balfour)
Kyle Coffman (Mr. Christopher Lyon)
Nick Corley (Stage Manager and Barkeep/Mr. James Throttle)
Robert Creighton (Durdles/Mr. Nick Cricker)
Janine Davita (Wendy/Miss Isabel Yearsley)
Andy Karl (Neville Landless/Mr. Victor Grinstead)
Shannon Lewis (Miss Florence Gill)
Jessie Mueller (Helena Landless/Miss Janet Conover)
Kiira Schmidt (Miss Gwendolen Pynn)
Eric Sciotto (Mr. Alan Eliot)
Jim Walton (Mr. Montague Pruitt)
Betsy Wolfe (Rosa Bud/Miss Deirdre Peregrine)

STUDIO 54 THEATRE

254 West 54th Street


A LUNATIC ON THE LOOSE, A FIEND UNFETTERED, A MANIAC UNMANACLED, VICTIMS AND SUSPECTS ALL TRAPPED TOGETHER UNDER THE SAME ROOF.

OVERVIEW

You choose the murderer in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the whodunit cult hit musical based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens and adapted by Tony–winning writer/composer Rupert Holmes (Curtains). Scott Ellis (Twelve Angry Men) directs this rollicking musical in its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony “Triple Crown”: Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score!

Who killed Edwin Drood? It’s a question that has stumped audiences for years, and now it’s your turn to answer one of Broadway’s most baffling mysteries. Take a trip back in time to a Victorian music hall where a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood—and it’s up to you to choose the killer; each performance ends differently depending on what the audience decides!Come help solve The Mystery of Edwin Drood!

REVIEWS

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AM New York

No matter who gets the most votes, EVERYONE WINS!
Associated Press

A GENEROUS FEAST FOR THE EYES, trimmed in holiday cheer for an added spritz of currency.
The New York Times

CREDITS

Opening Night Production Credits
Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Book by Rupert Holmes; Music by Rupert Holmes; Lyrics by Rupert Holmes; Suggested by the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens; Music orchestrated by Rupert Holmes; Dance arrangements by Sam Davis; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Scott Ellis; Choreographed by Warren Carlyle; Associate Director: Dave Solomon; Associate Choreographer: Angie Canuel
Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Brian Nason; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Moving Light Programmer: Alex Fogel; Associate Scenic Design: Jeremy W. Foil; Associate Costume Design: Tom Beall; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta
Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: James Lawson; Associate Gen. Mgr: Maggie Cantrick; Roundabout Associate Managing Director: Greg Backstrom
Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Production Stage Manager: Lori M. Doyle; Stage Manager: Scott Taylor Rollison
Conducted by Paul Gemignani; Associate Conductor: Mark Mitchell; Strings: Sylvia D’Avanzo, Louise Owen, Mary Whitaker and Roger Shell; Woodwinds: Eric Weidman, Julie Ferrara and Don McGeen; Brass: Dominic Derasse, Michael Atkinson, Bruce Eidem and Dean Plank; Rhythm Section: Mark Mitchell, Tony Geralis, John Beal and Paul Pizutti; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation and Katharine Edmonds
Roundabout Adams Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dance Captain: Justin Greer; Fight Captain: Kyle Coffman; Casting: Jim Carnahan C.S.A., Carrie Gardner C.S.A and Stephen Kopel C.S.A.; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Audience Development: Tom O’Connor; Roundabout Director of Development: Lynne Gugenheim Gregory; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Opening Night Cast
Stephanie J. Block (Edwin Drood/Miss Alice Nutting)
Will Chase (John Jasper/Mr. Clive Paget)
Gregg Edelman (The Reverend Mr. Crisparkle/Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe)
Jim Norton (Chairman/Mr. William Cartwright)
Chita Rivera (The Princess Puffer/Miss Angela Prysock)
Nicholas Barasch (Deputy/Master Nick Cricker)
Peter Benson (Bazzard/Mr. Phillip Bax)
Alison Cimmet (Beatrice/Miss Violet Balfour)
Kyle Coffman (Mr. Christopher Lyon)
Nick Corley (Stage Manager and Barkeep/Mr. James Throttle)
Robert Creighton (Durdles/Mr. Nick Cricker)
Janine Davita (Wendy/Miss Isabel Yearsley)
Andy Karl (Neville Landless/Mr. Victor Grinstead)
Shannon Lewis (Miss Florence Gill)
Jessie Mueller (Helena Landless/Miss Janet Conover)
Kiira Schmidt (Miss Gwendolen Pynn)
Eric Sciotto (Mr. Alan Eliot)
Jim Walton (Mr. Montague Pruitt)
Betsy Wolfe (Rosa Bud/Miss Deirdre Peregrine)
Swings: Jenifer Foote and Justin Greer
Understudies: Alison Cimmet (Helena Landless / Miss Janet Conover, The Princess Puffer / Miss Angela Prysock), Kyle Coffman (Deputy / Master Nick Cricker), Nick Corley (Bazzard / Mr. Phillip Bax, Durdles / Mr. Nick Cricker, The Reverend Mr. Crisparkle / Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe), Janine DiVita (Edwin Drood / Miss Alice Nutting, Rosa Bud / Miss Deirdre Peregrine), Spencer Plachy (John Jasper / Mr. Clive Paget, Neville Landless / Mr. Victor Grinstead), Eric Sciotto (John Jasper / Mr. Clive Paget, Neville Landless / Mr. Victor Grinstead) and Jim Walton (Chairman / Mr. William Cartwright, The Reverend Mr. Crisparkle / Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe)
Swings: Jenifer Foote and Justin Greer
Understudies: Alison Cimmet (Helena Landless / Miss Janet Conover, The Princess Puffer / Miss Angela Prysock), Kyle Coffman (Deputy / Master Nick Cricker), Nick Corley (Bazzard / Mr. Phillip Bax, Durdles / Mr. Nick Cricker, The Reverend Mr. Crisparkle / Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe), Janine DiVita (Edwin Drood / Miss Alice Nutting, Rosa Bud / Miss Deirdre Peregrine), Spencer Plachy (John Jasper / Mr. Clive Paget, Neville Landless / Mr. Victor Grinstead), Eric Sciotto (John Jasper / Mr. Clive Paget, Neville Landless / Mr. Victor Grinstead) and Jim Walton (Chairman / Mr. William Cartwright, The Reverend Mr. Crisparkle / Mr. Cedric Moncrieffe)

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