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NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Announces National Tour for Fall 2013

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The producers of the critically acclaimed and Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT are pleased to announce the launch of a US national tour in the fall of 2013. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is the new musical comedy directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes) featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis). The production is currently playing on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).

Exclusive tour direction is by The Booking Group (MerEdith Blair, President), which currently oversees the tours of The Book of Mormon, Mamma Mia! and Anything Goes (among others) and also represented the original tours of The Producers and Rent.

The announcement of the US national tour follows the news that NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is the most nominated Broadway show of the year, having received 10 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical with 9 Drama Desk Award nominations, 9 Outer Critics Circle Award nominations and 3 Drama League Award nominations.

The Broadway production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT stars two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick as Jimmy Winter and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara as Billie Bendix and also stars Academy Award-winner Estelle Parsons as Millicent Winter, Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye as Estonia Dulworth, Tony Award nominee Michael McGrath as Cookie McGee, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson as Eileen Evergreen, Chris Sullivan as Duke Mahoney, Robyn Hurder as Jeannie Muldoon, Stanley Wayne Mathis as Chief Berry and Terry Beaver as Senator Max Evergreen.

The cast also features Cameron Adams, Clyde Alves, Kaitlyn Davidson, Jason DePinto, Kimberly Faure, Robert Hartwell, Stephanie Martignetti, Barrett Martin, Michael X. Martin, Adam Perry, Jeffrey Schecter, Jennifer Smith, Joey Sorge, Samantha Sturm, Kristen Beth Williams and Candice Marie Woods.

The creative team includes scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Martin Pakledinaz, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski, sound design by Brian Ronan and orchestrations by Bill Elliott. The music supervisor is David Chase and the music director Tom Murray. General Management by 101 Productions Ltd.

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 bootlegger who meets wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter (Matthew Broderick) on the weekend of his nuptials. Mayhem ensues.

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is produced on Broadway by Scott LandisRoger BerlindSonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, Standing CO Vation, Candy SpellingFreddy DeMann, RonaldFrankel, Harold NewmanJon B. Platt, Raise the Roof 8, Takonkiet Viravan, William Berlind/Ed Burke, Carole L. Haber/Susan Carusi, Buddy and Barbara Freitag/Sanford Robertson, Under the Wire/Jim Herbert, Emanuel Azenberg and The Shubert Organization.

 

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