Photo Coverage: Cry-Baby After Party

Cry-Baby, starring James Snyder and Elizabeth Stanley, opened on April 24th at the Marquis Theatre.

Based upon the Universal Pictures film written and directed by John Waters, Cry-Baby is playing at Broadway's Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway)  previews started Saturday, March 15th and opening night was Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Cry-Baby has songs by David Javerbaum, the Emmy-winning executive producer and former head writer of "The Daily Show," and Adam Schlesinger, Grammy-nominated for his work with the band Fountains of Wayne and Oscar-nominated for the song "That Thing You Do" from the film of the same name.  Cry-Baby's book is by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan who received the Tony Award for best book for their work on the hit musical, HairsprayCry-Baby is directed by Mark Brokaw, who is perhaps best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, How I Learned to Drive, and choreographed by Rob Ashford who received a Tony Award for Thoroughly Modern Millie.  John Waters serves as creative consultant.

"Baltimore, 1954.  Everyone likes Ike, nobody likes communism, and Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker is the coolest boy in town.  He's a bad boy with a good cause – truth, justice, and the pursuit of rock 'n roll – and when he falls for a good girl who wants to be bad, her charm school world of bobby sox and barbershop quartets will never be the same.  Wayward youth, juvenile delinquents, sexual repression, cool music, dirty lyrics, bizarre rejects...Finally, the 50's come to life!  For real this time!" declare press notes.

The cast of Cry-Baby features James Snyder (Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker), Elizabeth Stanley (Allison), Harriet Harris (Mrs. Vernon-Williams), Courtney Balan (Mona), Chester Gregory II (Dupree), Christopher J. Hanke (Baldwin), Carly Jibson (Pepper), Lacey Kohl (Wanda), Alli Mauzey (Lenora), and Richard Poe (Judge Stone).

The ensemble is rounded out by Cameron Adams, Ashley Amber, Nick Blaemire, Michael Buchanan, Andrew C. Call, Eric L. Christian, Colin Cunliffe, Lisa Gajda, Stacey Todd Holt, Michael D. Jablonski, Laura Jordan, Brendan King, Marty Lawson, Spencer Liff, Courtney Laine Mazza, Mayumi Miguel, Tory Ross, Eric Sciotto, Peter Matthew Smith, Allison Spratt, and Charlie Sutton.

For information about Cry-Baby, visit www.CryBabyonBroadway.com

 

Photos By Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.




Nikki Blonsky


Nikki Blonsky


Nikki Blonsky


Nikki Blonsky


Ricki Lake


Ricki Lake


Ricki Lake


Ricki Lake


Ashley Parker Angel


Ashley Parker Angel


Kerry Butler


Kerry Butler


Kerry Butler


Kerry Butler


Jackie Hoffman


Kerry Butler and Jackie Hoffman


Kerry Butler and Jackie Hoffman


Kathleen Turner


Kathleen Turner


Kathleen Turner


Nicole Miller


Nicole Miller


Nicole Miller, James Nederlander Jr. and Kathleen Turner


Nicole Miller, James Nederlander Jr. and Kathleen Turner


Paula Vogel


John Waters (Creative Consultant)


Mark Brokaw (Director)


Mark Brokaw


Rob Ashford (Choreographer)


Rob Ashford


Rob Ashford


David Javerbaum (Songwriter)


Mark O'Donnell (Book)


Mark O'Donnell


Catherine Zuber (Costume Designer)


Eric L. Christian


Peter Matthew Smith


Brendan King


Michael D. Jablonski


Charlie Sutton


Spencer Liff


Marty Lawson


Mayumi Miguel


Mayumi Miguel


Marty Lawson, Mayumi Miguel, Charlie Sutton and Spencer Liff


Peter Matthew Smith, Eric L. Christian and Brendan King


Charlie Sutton, Spencer Liff and Marty Lawson


John Selya


John Selya


John Selya and Brendan King


Ashley Amber


Ashley Amber


Allison Spratt


Allison Spratt


Tory Ross


Tory Ross


Tory Ross


Alli Mauzey


Alli Mauzey


Alli Mauzey


Lacey Kohl


Lacey Kohl


Lacey Kohl and Ashley Amber


Elizabeth Stanley, Lacey Kohl and Carly Jibson


Elizabeth Stanley, Lacey Kohl and Carly Jibson


Richard Poe


Richard Poe


Chester Gregory II


Christopher J. Hanke


Christopher J. Hanke and Lacey Kohl


Elizabeth Stanley


Elizabeth Stanley


Elizabeth Stanley


Alli Mauzey and Elizabeth Stanley


James Snyder


Spencer Liff, James Snyder and Marty Lawson


Spencer Liff, James Snyder and Marty Lawson


James Snyder and Christopher J. Hanke


James Snyder and Christopher J. Hanke


Alli Mauzey and James Snyder


Elizabeth Stanley and Christopher J. Hanke


Elizabeth Stanley and Christopher J. Hanke


James Snyder and Elizabeth Stanley


James Snyder and Elizabeth Stanley

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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