Call Me Madam

Call Me Madam

New York City Center kicks off its 2019 Encores! season with a revival of Call Me Madam, which was originally presented as a part of the second Encores! season in 1995, putting the popular series on the map.

Performances take place at New York City Center's Mainstage.

(Photos by Stephanie Berger)

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About Call Me Madam:

Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg and features standards including “It’s a Lovely Day Today,” along with Irving Berlin’s most famous counterpoint duet, “You’re Just in Love.”

Score by Irving Berlin and a Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
New York City Center Encores!
Casey Hushion
Denis Jones
Cast list:
Carmen Cusack (as Ambassador Sally Adams), Ben Davis (as Cosmo Constantine), Jason Gotay (as Kenneth Gibson), Darrell Hammond (as Grand Duke Otto), Adam Heller (as Congressman Wilkins), Carol Kane (as Grand Dutchess Sophie), Stanley Wayne Mathis (as Senator Borckbank), Brad Oscar (as Senator Gallagher), Randy Rainbow (as Sebastian Sebastian), Michael Benjamin Washington (as Pemberton Maxwell), and Lauren Worsham (as Princess Maria)
Other info:
Music Direction by Rob Berman
Call Me Madam Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
February 6, 2019
Opening date: 
February 6, 2019
February 10, 2019

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

New York City Center

131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue), New York, NY 10019
Nearest subway station:
57th Street stations

Our Call Me Madam Review

Well, you do leave the theater humming the tunes! Irving Berlin’s “You’re Just In Love” walked all the way down W. 55th Street with me to the F train. As is often the case at New York City Center’s well-regarded Encores! series, nostalgia is the prime mover of audience sentiment. Last night’s audience loved every single minute of Call Me Madam. The place was jammed — looked like a sell out. ... Read more