Photo Coverage: High Fidelity Opening Night Party

The new Broadway musical High Fidelity opened on December 7th at the Imperial Theatre (249 W. 45th St.) after beginning previews on November 20th.

"A first-time collaboration between three talented young writers -- composer Tom Kitt, lyricist Amanda Green, and book-writer David Lindsay-Abaire, the Tony-nominated playwright -- High Fidelity is a new musical comedy based on the best-selling novel by Nick Hornby," state notes. The show "tells the story of Rob, a record store owner who knows almost everything there is to know about pop music, but almost nothing about how to hold on to a girl. Rob's love life, already a broken record of heartache, falls off the charts completely when he gets dumped by Laura….but that just sets him up for one of the top 5 romantic comebacks ever."

High Fidelity stars Will Chase (Lennon, Rent and Aida) as Rob and Jenn Colella (Urban Cowboy) as Laura.  They are joined in the 14-member cast by Jay Klaitz as Barry and Christian Anderson as Dick (who play the colorful clerks in Rob's record store Championship Vinyl), Jeb Brown as Ian (Rob and Laura's New Age-intensive upstairs neighbor), as well as Rachel Stern, Emily Swallow, Kirsten Wyatt, Caren Lyn Manuel and Anne Warren (who portray the women from Rob's checkered romantic past). High Fidelity is choreographed by Christopher Gattelli (Altar Boyz, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me).

For more information about High Fidelity, visit the show's website at

Will Chase (Rob)

Jenn Colella (Laura)

Jenn Colella and Will Chase

Jenn Colella

Kevin McCollum (Producer) and Lynette Perry McCollum

Peter Litman and Ann Harada

Karen Ziemba

Cynthia Kirchner and Constantine Maroulis

Shanna Van Derwerker and Christopher Gattelli (Choreographer)

Greg Naughton and Kelli O'Hara

Dan Zanes

Andy Karl and Orfeh

Ruthie Henshall

Stephen Schwartz and Lari White

Paul Castree (Swing and Gypsy Robe Winner)

Phyllis Newman

Lauren Bacall

Andrew Call (Hipster/Roadie) and Justin Brill (Futon Guy)

Chris Lindsay-Abaire and David Lindsay-Abaire (Book)

Tom Kitt (Music) and Rita Pietropinto Kitt

Amanda Posey and Nick Hornby (High Fidelity is based on his novel)

Amanda Green (Lyrics)

Michael James Scott and Nikki M. James

Alec Baldwin

Joe Cross and Alec Baldwin

Sean Nowell and Kirsten Wyatt

Christian Anderson (Dick) and Kirsten Wyatt (Anna/Alison)

Christian Anderson and Cheri Smith Anderson

Jon Patrick Walker (T.M.P.W.I.T.W./Bruce) and Hope Davis

Walter Bobbie (Director)

David Fry and Walter Bobbie

Emily Swallow (Charlie/Marie LaSalle) and Rachel Stern (Liz/Jackie)

Jay Klaitz (Barry)

Lisa Jolley, Michelle Dowdy, Diana DeGarmo and Todd Michel Smith

Diana DeGarmo

Johanna and Ron Darling

Brandon Ellis

Scott Elliott

Danny Burstein, Troy Britton Johnson, Linda Griffin, Joanna Young and Jason Kravits

John Lloyd Young

Emily Harvey and gavin lee

Rebecca Luker

Paul McGill and Michael Arden

Lenny Wolpe, Bob Martin, Danny Burstein and Troy Britton Johnson

Magic Michael

Charlie Siedenburg and Barbara Kopple

Michael Berresse

Matt Cavenaugh

Christian Hebel and Tiffany Haas

Will Chase and Richie Ridge

Will Chase and Amanda Green

Jenn Colella, Will Chase and Amanda Green

Jenn Colella and Will Chase

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