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A Christmas Story The Musical   

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (11/19/2012 - 12/30/2012)
First Preview: Nov 07, 2012 Total Previews: 15
Opening Date: Nov 19, 2012    
Closing Date: Dec 30, 2012 Total Performances: 51

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Gerald Goehring, Roy Miller, Michael F. Mitri, Pat Flicker Addiss, Peter Billingsley, Timothy Laczynski, Mariano Tolentino Jr., Louise H. Beard, Michael Filerman, Scott Hart, Alison Eckert, Bob Bartner, Michael Jenkins, Angela Milonas and Bradford W. Smith; Produced with permission of Warner Bros.Theatre Ventures, Inc. and Dalfie Entertainment, Inc.; Associate Producer: Vincent G. Palumbo, Dancap Productions, Inc., Jeffrey Jackson and Ric Zivic
World premiere produced by Kansas City Repertory Theatre (Eric Rosen: Artistic Director; Jerry Genochio: Producing Director; Cynthia Rider, Managing Director); Subsequently produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre (David Armstrong, Executive Producer and Artistic Director; Bernadine Griffin, Managing Director; Bill Berry, Producing Director)
Book by Joseph Robinette; Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; Music orchestrated by Larry Blank; Dance Music Arrangements by Glen Kelly; Vocal arrangements by Justin Paul; Based upon the motion picture "A Christmas Story" by Turner Entertainment Co.; Film distributed by Warner Brothers; Film written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark; "In God We Trust All Others Pay Cash" by Jean Shepherd; Musical Director: Ian Eisendrath; Associate Musical Dir.: Cynthia Kortman Westphal
Directed by John Rando; Choreographed by Warren Carlyle; Associate Choreographer: James Gray; Assistant Director: Brandon Ivie
Scenic Design by Walt Spangler; Costume Design by Elizabeth Hope Clancy; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Moving Light Programmer: Chris Herman; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn; Assistant Scenic Design: Jisun Kim; Assistant Costume Design: Lisa Zinni; Assistant Lighting Design: Amanda Zieve
General Manager: Corker Group, LLC and John S. Corker; Company Manager: Barbara Crompton; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jim Brady
Technical Supervisor: Fred Gallo; Production Stage Manager: Peter Wolf; Associate Tech. Suprvr: Chad Woerner; Stage Manager: Amy Gornet; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jenn McNeil
Musical Supervisor: Ian Eisendrath; Musical Coordinator: Talitha Fehr and TL Music International; Conducted by Ian Eisendrath; Associate Conductor/Keyboard 2: Cynthia Kortman Westphal; Keys 1: Michael Gacetta; Reeds: Dane Anderson, Jim Ercole, Charles Pillow, Chad Smith and Braden Toan; Trumpets: John Chudoba and James de la Garza; Trombones: Alan Ferber, Marc Donatelle and Vinny Fanuele; Bass/Acoustic: Joe Bongiorno; Harp: Lynette Wardle; Guitar/Banjo: Andy Schwartz; Percussion: Paul Hansen; Drums: Larry Lelli; Music Preparation: Donald Oliver and Chelsea Music Services, Inc.
Casting: Stephanie Klapper, CSA; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Press Representative: Keith Sherman & Associates; Advertising: AKA; Marketing: AKA; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Dance Captain: Mara Newbery; Assistant Dance Captain: Mathew deGuzman; Fight Captain: Mathew deGuzman
Dan LauriaJean Shepherd
Zac BallardRandy
John BoltonThe Old Man
Erin DillyMother
Caroline O'ConnorMiss Shields
Johnny RabeRalphie
Joe West
at certain performances
Tia AltinayEnsemble
John BabboGrover Dill
Goggles Kid
Charissa BertelsEnsemble
Grace CapelessChild
Andrew CristiChief Elf
Thay FloydDelivery Man
Nick GaswirthEnsemble
Eddie KorbichSanta Claus
Mark LedbetterFantasy Villain
Delivery Man
LilyBumpus Hound
Jose LuacesEnsemble
Jack MastrianniEnsemble
Scut Farkus
Lindsay O'NeilFlick's Mother
Sarah Min-Kyung ParkChild
PeteBumpus Hound
J. D. RodriguezSchwartz
Analise ScarpaciEsther Jane
Lara SeibertEnsemble
Jeremy ShinderFlick
Luke SpringChild
Beatrice TulchinMary Beth
Kirsten WyattNurse
Mrs. Schwartz
Chief Elf
Swings: Zoe Considine, Mathew deGuzman, George Franklin and Mara Newbery
Understudies: John Babbo (Randy), Charissa Bertels (Miss Shields), Eddie Korbich (The Old Man), Mark Ledbetter (Jean Shepherd), Lindsay O'Neil (Mother) and Joe West (Ralphie)
Tony Award®
 2013 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Gerald Goehring , Roy Miller , Michael F. Mitri , Pat Flicker Addiss , Peter Billingsley , Timothy Laczynski , Mariano Tolentino Jr. , Louise H. Beard , Michael Filerman , Scott Hart , Alison Eckert , Bob Bartner , Michael Jenkins , Angela Milonas and Bradford W. Smith
 2013 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Joseph Robinette
 2013 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee] 
 Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ;  Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Drama Desk Award
 2013 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Gerald Goehring , Roy Miller , Michael F. Mitri , Pat Flicker Addiss , Peter Billingsley , Timothy Laczynski , Mariano Tolentino Jr. , Louise H. Beard , Michael Filerman , Scott Hart , Alison Eckert , Bob Bartner , Michael Jenkins , Angela Milonas and Bradford W. Smith
 2013 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Joseph Robinette
 2013 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  John Bolton
 2013 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Warren Carlyle
 2013 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Larry Blank
 2013 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
ACT 1 Sung By
It All Comes Down to ChristmasRalphie, The Parkers and Ensemble
Red Ryder Carbine Action BB Gun Ralphie and Jean
It All Comes Down to Christmas (Reprise) Ralphie and Company
The Genius on Cleveland StreetThe Old Man and Mother
When You're a WimpKids
Ralphie to the RescueRalphie, Miss Shields, The Old Man, Mother, Randy and Ensemble
What a Mother DoesMother
A Major AwardThe Old Man, Mother and Neighbors
Parker Family SingalongThe Parkers
ACT 2 Sung By
Sticky SituationRalphie, Flick, Schwartz, Kids, Miss Shields, Nurse, Flick's Mom, Fireman, Policeman and Doctor
You'll Shoot Your Eye OutMiss Shields and Kids
Just Like ThatMother
At Higbee'sElves
Up on Santa's LapSanta , Elves, Ralphie, Randy and Kids
Before the Old Man Comes HomeThe Parkers
Somewhere Hovering Over IndianaRalphie, Randy and Kids
Ralphie to the Rescue (Reprise) Ralphie and Ensemble
A Christmas StoryThe Parkers and Full Company