Casting and dates have been announced for the upcoming national tour of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Alex Enterline and Mariah MacFarlane will star as wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter and feisty bootlegger Billie Bendix, respectively. The tour will launch September 2 at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, is part of the 2014 – 15 Broadway Series South & NC Theatre Season and will play at the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts January 20 – 25, 2015.
The tour will also feature Reed Campbell as Cookie McGee, Aaron Fried as Duke Mahoney, Stephanie Gandolfo as Jeannie Muldoon, Stephanie Harter Gilmore as Duchess Estonia Dulworth, Benjamin Perez as Senator Max Evergreen, Rachael Scarr as Eileen Evergreen, Thomas Schario as Chief Berry and Barbara Weetman as Millicent Winter.
Rounding out the company are Jessica Bare, Christian Bufford, Elyse Collier, Carl DeForrest Hendin, Nick Jones, Kristina King, Alison Morooney, Sarah Primmer, Kevin Michael Raponey, Chelsea Jane Ryan, Justin Schuman, Heather Stinson and Chris Woods.
The musical comedy features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis) inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. The production features direction and choreography by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes), recreated by David Eggers.
The creative team also includes Shoko Kambara (scenic design, based on the original Broadway scenic design by Derek McLane), Martin Pakledinaz (costume design), Amy Clark (costume coordinator), Paul Toben (lighting design, based on the original Broadway lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski), Keith Caggiano (sound design, based on the original Broadway sound design by Brian Ronan) and Paul Huntley (hair and wig design).
The musical staff includes David Chase (music arrangements), Shawn Gough (music supervisor), Charlie Reuter (music director) and Bill Elliott (orchestrator). Casting is by Wojcik/Seay Casting, and Stacy Myers serves as the company manager.
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, which played a total of 478 performances during its 2012-2013 Broadway run, is filled to the brim with classic Gershwin songs, including “But Not For Me,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “I’ve Got a Crush on You” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.” This sparkling, madcap tale combines laughter, romance and high-stepping Broadway magic for an evening bursting with girls, glamour and the glorious songs of Gershwin.
The tour will travel to over 30 cities, including:
Clemson, SC 8/29/14 Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
Dallas, TX 9/2/14 – 9/14/14 Music Hall at Fair Park
Fort Worth, TX 9/16/14 – 9/21/14 Bass Performance Hall
Salt Lake City, UT 9/23/14 – 9/28/14 Capitol Theatre
Austin, TX 10/1/14 – 10/2/14 The Long Center for the Performing Arts
San Antonio, TX 10/3/14 – 10/4/14 Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Orange, TX 10/5/14 Lutcher Theater
Sioux Falls, SD 10/7/14 – 10/8/14 Washington Pavillion
St. Louis, MO 10/10/14 – 10/12/14 Peabody Opera House
St. Paul, MN 10/14/14 – 10/19/14 The Ordway
Fayetteville, AR 10/21/14 – 10/26/14 Walton Arts Center
Peoria, IL 10/28/14 – 10/29/14 Peoria Civic Center
Bloomington, IN 10/30/14 IU Auditorium
Wabash, IN 10/31/14 Honeywell Center
Morristown, NJ 1/15/15 MPAC
Raleigh, NC 1/20/15 – 1/25/15 Duke Energy Center
Utica, NY 1/27/15 – 1/28/15 Stanley PAC
Schenectady, NY 1/29/15 Proctors
Hartford, CT 2/3/15 – 2/8/15 The Bushnell
Dayton, OH 2/10/15 – 2/15/15 Schuster Center
Bartlesville, OK 2/17/15 Bartlesville Community Center
Lincoln, NE 2/18/15 – 2/19/15 Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Cheyenne, WY 2/21/15 Civic Center
Greeley, CO 2/22/15 Union Colony Civic Center
Las Vegas, NV 2/24/15 – 3/1/15 The Smith Center
Mesa, AZ 3/3/15 – 3/4/15 Mesa Arts Center
Folsom, CA 3/6/15 – 3/8/18 Harris Center
San Luis Obispo, CA 3/11/15 Cohan Center
Palm Desert, CA 3/13/15 – 3/15/15 McCallum Theatre
Costa Mesa, CA 3/17/15 – 3/22/15 Segerstrom Center for the Arts
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is produced by Work Light Productions.
For more information, please visit www.NiceWorkOnTour.com.