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NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Begins Performances This Evening, Mar 30

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
BEGINS PERFORMANCES TONIGHT
OPENING NIGHT IS APRIL 24 AT THE IMPERIAL THEATRE

Get Nice Work If You Can Get It Tickets

The new musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, starring two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara, will begin performances tonight at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The production, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall, features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro. The opening night is Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

In addition to Matthew Broderick as Jimmy Winter and Kelli O’Hara as Billie Bendix, the production also stars Academy Award-winner Estelle Parsons as Millicent Winter, Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye as Estonia Dulworth, Tony Award nominee Michael McGrath as Cookie McGee, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson as Eileen Evergreen, Chris Sullivan as Duke Mahoney, Robyn Hurder as Jeannie Muldoon, Stanley Wayne Mathis as Chief Berry and Terry Beaver as Senator Max Evergreen.

The cast will also feature Cameron Adams, Clyde Alves, Kaitlyn Davidson, Jason DePinto, Kimberly Faure, Robert Hartwell, Stephanie Martignetti, Barrett Martin, Michael X. Martin, Adam Perry, Jeffrey Schecter, Jennifer Smith, Joey Sorge, Samantha Sturm, Kristen Beth Williams and Candice Marie Woods.

The creative team includes scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Martin Pakledinaz, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski and sound design by Brian Ronan. The music supervisor is David Chase and the music director Tom Murray.

This new musical features a veritable hit parade of iconic George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin songs as well as some unknown gems in their catalog, and a book by Joe DiPietro. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT follows Billie Bendix (Kelli O'Hara), a bootlegger who meets wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter (Matthew Broderick) on the weekend of his nuptials. Mayhem ensues.

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is produced on Broadway by Scott Landis, Roger Berlind, Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, Standing CO Vation, Candy Spelling, Freddy DeMann, Ronald Frankel, Harold Newman, Jon B. Platt, Raise The Roof 8, Takonkiet Viravan, William Berlind/Ed Burke, Carole L. Haber/Susan Carusi, Jim Herbert/Mauro-Firemused, Buddy and Barbara Freitag/Sanford Robertson.

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT are available through www.Telecharge.com, by calling 212-239-6200, and in person at the Imperial Theatre box office (249 West 45th Street). Tickets range in price from $136.50 to $46.50 (all prices include a $1.50 facility fee). Premium seating is available.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

March 29 – April 28: Tuesday - Saturday @ 8pm, Wednesday & Saturday @ 2pm

Beginning April 30: Tuesday @ 7pm, Wednesday @ 2pm & 8pm, Thursday @ 7pm, Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm & 8pm, Sunday @ 3pm

There will be additional performances on Monday - April 9 @ 8pm, Monday - April 16 @ 8pm, Monday - April 23 @ 8pm. There will be no performances on Tuesday - April 10 @ 8pm, Wednesday - April 25 @ 2pm, Sunday - June 10 @ 3pm.

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