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Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME


Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath (Sipos) will join previously announced stars, Laura Benanti (Amalia), Josh Radnor (Georg), Rene Auberjonois (Maraczek), Gavin Creel (Kodaly) and Jane Krakowski (Ilona) in a new Broadway production of She Loves Me, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. This classic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock. The production is part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary season.

The cast will also feature Nicholas Barasch (Arpad) and Peter Bartlett (Head Waiter) and ensemble members Cameron Adams, Alison Cimmet, Justin Bowen, Preston Truman Boyd, Benjamin Eakeley, Sara Edwards, Michael Fatica, Gina Ferrall, Jenifer Foote, Andrew Kober, Laura Shoop, Jim Walton.

In a special celebration of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary season, She Loves Me returns to Broadway in a new production led by Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis. Scott directed Roundabout's ten-time Tony nominated revival of She Loves Me in 1993, which marked the first Broadway musical in the company's history and launched the Musical Theatre Program at Roundabout. Highlights from Roundabout's Musical Theatre Program include Cabaret, Nine, Assassins, Violet, The Pajama Game, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Sunday in the Park with George, Anything Goes and On the Twentieth Century.

She Loves Me will begin preview performances on February 5, 2016 and officially open on March 3, 2016. This is a limited engagement through May 22, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street).

The creative team includes David Rockwell (sets), Jeff Mahshie (costumes), Don Holder (Lights), Jon Weston (Sound), Larry Hochman (Orchestrations), David Krane (Dance Arrangements & Incidental Music).

Michael McGrath returns to Roundabout after starring in their critically acclaimed production of On the Twentieth Century. Jane Krakowski also returns following her Tony-winning performance in Roundabout's 2003 Broadway production of Nine. Laura Benanti also starred in Roundabout's production of Nine and Josh Radnor, Jane Krakowsi and Peter Bartlett starred in a special one-night only gala reading of She Loves Me in 2011. The company of She Loves Me represents many Roundabout alumni including Nicholas Barasch, Alison Cimmet, Justin Bowen, Preston Truman Boyd, Benjamin Eakeley, Gina Ferrall, Jenifer Foote and Jim Walton.

She Loves Me is a heartwarming musical comedy classic about finding love the good old-fashioned way. It follows Georg (Radnor) and Amalia (Benanti), two parfumerie clerks who aren't quite the best of friends. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find common ground. But little do they know, the anonymous romantic pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed?

The celebrated score features favorites such as "Vanilla Ice Cream", "A Romantic Atmosphere", "Dear Friend" and "She Loves Me." The musical is based on a play by Miklos Laszlo, whose well-known romantic story was the basis for the 1940 James Stewart film "The Shop Around the Corner" and the 1998 Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan film "You've Got Mail".

Major support for She Loves Me is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.
She Loves Me benefits from Roundabout's Musical Theatre Fund with lead gifts from The Howard Gilman Foundation and Perry and Marty Granoff.

Tickets for She Loves Me are first made available to subscribers and donors. Whether you are interested in the best value or VIP experiences, Roundabout has a package option for you. Visit or call 212-719-1300 for more info. For first access to tickets and insider news, sign up for Roundabout's email club at or by calling Roundabout Audience Services at 212.719.1300.

Beginning September 13, tickets will be made available to the general public by calling 212.719.1300, online at, and in person at Roundabout's Studio 54 Box office (254 West 54th Street). Single tickets for She Loves Me range in price from $52-$147.

MICHAEL MCGRATH (Sipos) won a Tony Award for his performance in Nice Work If You Can Get It on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include On the Twentieth Century, Born Yesterday, Memphis, Is He Dead?, Spamalot (Tony Award nomination), Wonderful Town, Little Me, Swinging On A Star (Theatre World Award), The Goodbye Girl and My Favorite Year. Michael also appeared in the City Center Encores! productions of Follies, The Boys from Syracuse and DuBarry Was A Lady. His Off-Broadway credits include: The Coconuts, The Butter And Egg Man, Game Show, Louisiana Purchase and Forbidden Broadway. Michael has appeared on television in "The Martin Short Show." His film credits include: The Interpreter, Changing Lanes and Ira and Abby.

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