Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, December 14 for American Express® Cardmembers for the new musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT stars two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara and will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production begins performances on Thursday, March 29, 2012 and will officially open on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).
From December 14th at 10:00 AM through December 31st only American Express® Cardmembers can get advance tickets to NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Preferred Seating is available to Gold Card, Platinum Card® and Centurion® members. For tickets, visit Telecharge.com or call 212-239-6200. General public on sale begins Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM.
In addition to Matthew Broderick as Jimmy Winter and Kelli O’Hara as Billie Bendix, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT will star Tony Award winner Judy Kaye as Estonia Dulworth, The Duchess of Woodford; Tony Award nominee Michael McGrath as Cookie McGee; Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson as Eileen Evergreen; Terry Beaver as Senator Max Evergreen; Robyn Hurder as Jeannie Muldoon; Stanley Wayne Mathis as Chief Berry and Chris Sullivan as Duke Mahoney. The cast also will feature Cameron Adams, Clyde Alves, Jason Depinto, Kimberly Faure, Stephanie Martignetti, Barrett Martin, Michael X. Martin, Vivian Nixon, Adam Perry, Jeffrey Schecter, Jennifer Smith, Joey Sorge, Samantha Sturm and Kristen Beth Williams. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
The production features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Martin Pakledinaz, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski and sound design by Brian Ronan. The music supervisor is David Chase.
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 tough-as-nails bootlegger who meets wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter (Matthew Broderick) on the weekend of his nuptials. Mayhem ensues.