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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!

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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. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the cast celebrating along with composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, director Daniel Goldstein, choreographer Christopher Gattelli & more at the show's exciting opening night curtain call! Stay tuned for more coverage from opening night. 

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 Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, Anna 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 on Broadway Curtain Call!

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The Company: Nick Blaemire, Telly Leung, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Nick Blaemire with Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish & Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The GODSPELL Company!

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The Company with Christopher Gattelli, Stephen Schwartz & Ken Davenport

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The Company with Christopher Gattelli, Stephen Schwartz & Ken Davenport

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The GODSPELL Company with Christopher Gattelli, Stephen Schwartz & Daniel Goldstein

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The GODSPELL Company with Christopher Gattelli, Stephen Schwartz & Daniel Goldstein

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The GODSPELL Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
The GODSPELL Company

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Opening Night on Broadway Curtain Call!

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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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