The announcement of the US national tour follows the news that NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is the most nominated Broadway show of the year, having received 10 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical with 9 Drama Desk Award nominations, 9 Outer Critics Circle Award nominations and 3 Drama League Award nominations.
The Broadway production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT stars two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick as Jimmy Winter and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara as Billie Bendix and 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 also features 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, sound design by Brian Ronan and orchestrations by Bill Elliott. The music supervisor is David Chase and the music director Tom Murray. General Management by 101 Productions Ltd.
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.
The production opened on Tuesday, April 24th to critical acclaim:
“The immortal Gershwin score is done luscious justice.” – Ben Brantley, New York Times
“THIS IS HOW YOU DO IT RIGHT! Beautiful tunes, a madcap plot, dozens of inventive moments, and visual delights in every scene.” – Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
“GUARANTEED TO CHARM ANYONE! A joyfully airheaded screwball love story.” – Adam Markovitz, Entertainment Weekly
“AS ‘S WONDERFUL AS IT GETS! Kathleen Marshall has done it again.” – Roma Torre, NY1
“A beautiful done, dopey-smart, rowdy, dance-drive screwball comedy.” – Linda Winer, Newsday
“BELIEVE ME, THIS SHOW HAS EVERYTHING! Gorgeous costumes, gorgeous guys, gorgeous girls, charming sets!” – Joan Hamburg, WOR Radio
“A MUST SEE! Joe DiPietro’s book keeps the laughs building to the final curtain. Kathleen Marshall’s direction is brisk, and her choreography is a marvel.” – Wilborn Hampton, The Huffington Post
“A LIGHT-HEARTED MUSICAL COMEDY COCKTAIL!” – Joe Dziemianowicz, The New York Daily News
“A BUBBLY CROWD-PLEASER!” – Steven Suskin, Variety
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, Buddy and Barbara Freitag/Sanford Robertson, Under the Wire/Jim Herbert, Emanuel Azenberg and The Shubert Organization.
BROADWAY TICKET & PERFORMANCE 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.
Schedule: Tuesday @ 7pm, Wednesday @ 2pm & 8pm, Thursday @ 7pm, Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm & 8pm, Sunday @ 3pm
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