Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night Arrivals

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The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL officially opened at the Circle in the Square Theater on November 7, 2011. Before the show, the celebrities walked the red carpet and we were there!

The show is directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific), and stars a diverse company of 10 young actors, lead by Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas, and co-starring Uzo AdubaNick BlaemireCelisse HendersonMorgan JamesTelly LeungLindsay MendezAnna Maria Perez de Tagle and George Salazar.

GODSPELL features scenic design by David Korins (Passing Strange, Bridge and Tunnel), costume design by Miranda Hoffman (Well), lighting design by Ben Stanton (Angels in America) and orchestrations by Michael Holland (Hurricane).

Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelakwith music and new lyrics by Academy and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), GODSPELL's Tony-nominated score features instantly recognizable hits including "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man," "Learn Your Lessons Well, "Prepare Ye the Way," "Light of the World" and many more.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night Arrivals

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night Arrivals
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Theatre Marquee

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Theatre Marquee

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Theatre Marquee

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Theatre Marquee

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The Red Carpet

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Daniel Goldstein

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Director Daniel Goldstein

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Producer Ken Davenport

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Miranda Hoffman

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Miranda Hoffman

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Colleen Zenk

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Colleen Zenk

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S. Epatha Merkerson

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S. Epatha Merkerson

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Kevin Jonas & wife Danielle Deleasa

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Kevin Jonas & wife Danielle Deleasa

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Judith Light

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Judith Light

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Zach Braff

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Zach Braff

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Ari Graynor

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Ari Graynor

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Morgan James

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Morgan James

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Morgan James

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Producer Edgar Lansbury

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Adam Riegler

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Andre De Shields

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Andre De Shields & Merle Frimark

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Frankie Jonas

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Frankie Jonas

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Corey Mach

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Eric Michael Krop

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Understudies: Corey Mach, Joaquina Kalukango & Eric Michael Krop

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Andrew Rannells

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Gavin Creel

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Gavin Creel and Andrew Rannells

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Mary Louise Parker

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Mary Louise Parker

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Charlie Mars

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Mary Louise Parker

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Victor Garber

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Rita Wilson

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Eugene Levy

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Eugene Levy & Victor Garber

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Andrea Martin

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Paul Shaffer

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Andrea Martin and Paul Shaffer

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Martin Short

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The two Moms of Hunter Parrish: Mary Louise Parker (TV) with real life mom

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night Arrivals

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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.