I Married an Angel

I Married an Angel

New York City Center continues its 2019 Encores! season with Rodgers and Hart's 1938 musical comedy I Married an Angel, directed and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse.

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

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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About I Married an Angel:

I Married an Angel is one of a handful of shows from the 1930s that was yearning to find the key to a new kind of musical. More sophisticated and innately theatrical than the average vaudeville-inspired productions of the Jazz Age, the originality of this show comes from the blending of a drawing room comedy with serious and extended dance sequences. The angel of the title is just that, an emissary from heaven who descends to earth to melt the dyspeptic heart of an unscrupulous banker, Count Willy Palaffi.

Music by Richard Rodgers & Lyrics by Lorenz Hart, with a Book by Rodgers & Hart adapted from the play by Janos Vaszary
New York City Center Encores!
Joshua Bergasse
Joshua Bergasse
Cast list:
Sara Mearns (as The Angel), Phillip Attmore (as Peter Mueller), Max Baker (as General Lucash), Mark Evans (as Count Willy Palaffi), Ann Harada (as Duchess of Holstein-Kuloff), Nikki M. James (as Countess Peggy Palaffi), Hayley Podschun (as Anna Murphy), and Tom Robbins (as Harry Mischka Szigetti)
Other info:
Musical Direction by Rob Berman
I Married an Angel Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
March 20, 2019
Opening date: 
March 20, 2019
March 24, 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 I Married an Angel Review

I Married an Angel, now revived as an Encores! production at New York City Center, has that ebullient, slightly fairy tale charm that characterizes Depression-era musicals. It is, just as the title says, the story of a man who marries an angel. Disappointed in love Count Willy Palaffi (Mark Evans) resists his sister Peggy’s (Nikki M.