Sweet Charity

Theatre
Name: Pershing Square Signature Center-The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: November 2, 2016
Opening date: November 24, 2016
Closing date: January 8, 2017
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
Timed to the 50th Anniversary of the classic musical Sweet Charity, this production stars two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (“Younger,” Violet, AnythingGoes) as Charity Hope Valentine, the sassy, diehard romantic dancehall hostess whose naivety and overeager embrace of every man she meets keeps getting her in hot water. Performed in an intimate setting with original choreography by Joshua Bergasse (On the Town), this production of Sweet Charity will be given a fresh, modern perspective by Tony-nominated director Leigh Silverman (Violet, Well). Sweet Charity is presented by The New Group in association with Kevin McCollum. Sweet Charity is based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Plaiano. Originally produced for the Broadway stage by Fryer, Carr and Harris. Conceived, Staged and Choreographed by Bob Fosse.
Awards
Nominated

2017 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations
1. Outstanding Revival
2. Outstanding Choreography, Joshua Bergasse
3. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical, Shuler Hensley
4. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Sutton Foster
5. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Joel Perez
6. Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Asmeret Ghebremichael

2017 Drama Desk Awards Nominations
1. Outstanding Revival of a Musical
2. Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2017 Off-Broadway Alliance Awards Nominations
Best Musical Revival

2017 Chita Rivera Awards Nominations
1. Outstanding Female Dance in an Off-Broadway Show, Yesenia Ayala
2. Outstanding Female Dance in an Off-Broadway Show, Asmeret Ghebremichael
3. Outstanding Female Dance in an Off-Broadway Show, Nikka Graff Lanzarone
4. Outstanding Female Dance in an Off-Broadway Show, Emily Padgett
5. Outstanding Male Dancer in an Off-Broadway Show, Cody Williams

Won

2017 Lucille Lortel Awards
1. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Joel Perez

2017 Chita Rivera Awards
1. Outstanding Choreography in an Off-Broadway Show, Joshua Bergasse
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The New Group Producer
Adam Bernstein Executive Director
Scott Elliott Artistic Director
Kevin McCollum Produced in Association
Ian Morgan Associate Artistic Director
  
Neil Simon Book
Cy Coleman Music
Dorothy Fields Lyricist
Federico Fellini Original Author
Tullio Pinelli Original Author
Ennio Plaiano Original Author
  
Leigh Silverman Director
Corey Ruzicano Assistant Director
  
Joshua Bergasse Choreographer
Alison Solomon Associate Choreographer
  
Derek McLane Set Designer
Clint Ramos Costume Designer
Jeff Croiter Lighting Designer
Leon Rothenberg Sound Designer
Grace Laubacher Assistant Set Designer
Melissa Ng Assistant Costume Designer
Brandon Bagwell Assistant Lighting Designer
Charles G. LaPointe Hair Designer
Joe Dulude II Make Up Designer
Charles G. LaPointe Wig Designer
Michelle Ridley Associate Costume Designer
Danny Erdberg Associate Sound Designer
  
Kevin Condardo General Manager
Bridget Klapinski Press Representative
  
Valerie A. Peterson Production Stage Manager
Nicole Iovino Assistant Stage Manager
Shelley Miles Assistant Stage Manager
  
S.M. Payson Production Manager
Production Core Production Supervisor
David A. Arnold Sound Supervisor
Matthew Frew Prop Master
Kristi Biglin Wardrobe
  
Mary-Mitchell Campbell Orchestrations
Georgia Stitt Music Direction
Lauren Hendrix Bass
Nioka Workman Cellist
Janna Graham Drums
Georgia Stitt Keyboards
Alexa Tarantino Reeds
  
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Ally Beans Casting
Kimberly Graham Casting
Judy Henderson Casting

Cast
Actor Role
Yesenia Ayala Betsy / Panhandler / Daddy's Assistant / others
Darius Barnes Thomas / Marvin / Doorman / others
James Brown III Man with Dog / Daddy's Assistant / Barney / others
Sutton Foster Charity Hope Valentine
Asmeret Ghebremichael Nickie
Shuler Hensley Oscar
Sasha Hutchings Elaine / Rosie / others
Donald Jones Jr. Ice Cream Vendor / Philip / others
Nikka Graff Lanzarone Carmen / Ursula / others
Emily Padgett Helene
Joel Perez Charlie / Herman / Vittorio Vidal / Daddy Brubeck
Cody Williams Walter / Maitre D' / Manfred / others
Lori Ann Ferreri Female Swing / Charity / Nickie / Helene UNDERSTUDY
Ryan Worsing Male Swing / Dance Captain UNDERSTUDY