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BANDSTAND

Music by Richard Oberacker, Book & Lyrics by Richard Oberacker & Robert Taylor


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DirectorAndy Blankenbuehler
CastLaura Osnes (Julia Trojan)
Corey Cott (Donny Novitski)
Beth Leavel (Mrs. Adams)
Joe Carroll (Johnny Simpson)
Brandon James Ellis (Davy Zlatic)
James Nathan Hopkins (Jimmy Campbell)
Geoff Packard (Wayne Wright)
Joey Pero (Nick Radel)
DesignDavid Korins
LightingJeff Croiter
Choreog'yAndy Blankenbuehler and Mark Stuart
CostumePaloma Young
SoundNevin Steinberg
ProducerTom Smedes, Gabrielle Palitz, Terry Schnuck, Tom Kirdahy and Roger Horchow
SynopsisSet in the smoke filled, swing fueled night clubs of 1945, Bandstand brings the against-all-odds story of singer/songwriter Donny Novitski and his band of mismatched fellow WWII veterans to the stage. When a national radio contest to find America's next big swing band offers a chance at instant fame and Hollywood fortune, Donny must whip his wise-cracking gang of jazzers into fighting shape. Teaming up with the beautiful young war widow Julia as their singer, they struggle to confront the lingering effects and secrets of the battlefield that threaten to tear them apart. Playing for every voiceless underdog in a world that has left them behind, they risk everything in the final live broadcast to redefine the meaning of victory. With an explosive original score and choreography inspired by the high energy swing rhythms of the era, Bandstand is a truly American story of love, loss, triumph and the everyday men and women whose personal bravery defined a nation.
Length2hrs 30mins
Other InfoMusical Direction by Fred Lassen
Musical Supervision by Greg Anthony Rassen
Orchestrations by Bill Elliott & Greg Anthony Rassen

Venue
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
242 West 45th Street
(between Broadway and 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10036

Dates
Previews from 31 Mar 2017
Opens 26 Apr 2017
Booking to 30 Dec 2017
Closes

Times & Prices
Mon-Sat 8pm
Mats: Sat 2pm

(From 01 May: Tue & Thu 7pm; Wed, Fri & Sat 8pm
Mats: Wed & Sat 2pm; Sun 3pm)

Extra Shows: Sun 30 Apr 2pm & 8pm, Mon 03 Jul 7pm, Sun 08 Oct 7pm, Mon 30 Oct 7pm, Fri 24 Nov 2pm, Mon 18 Dec 7pm, Fri 29 Dec 2pm

No Shows: Sat 01 Apr 2pm, Mon 03 Apr, Mon 24 Apr, Tue 04 Jul, Wed 04 Oct 8pm, Tue 31 Oct, Wed 22 Nov 8pm, Sun 24 Dec

Time Changes: Sun 08 Oct 2pm, Thu 23 Nov 8pm

Performance schedule subject to change


$59 - $159


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