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Featured Reviews For Nice Work If You Can Get It


Broderick and cast do a nice job with 'Nice Work' - USA Today
True, Nice Work If You Can Get It (* * * out of four) doesn't use an inane story line to simply string together a beloved band or singer's catalog or a bunch of disparate rock chestnuts. Instead, it uses an inane story line to string together the timeless songs of George and Ira Gershwin. This distinction shouldn't make Nice Work, which opened Tuesday at the Imperial Theatre, any more encouraging to people who care about keeping musical theater fresh and vital. But director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall and a stellar cast ensure that the show is as charming in execution as it is disheartening in theory.

Nice Work If You Can Get It: Theater Review - Hollywood Reporter
Broderick is winningly paired with the luminous Kelli O’Hara (South Pacific), and the leads are backed by a string of top-notch character turns. Throw in 21 tunes from two of the preeminent practitioners of the American musical and you have a cocktail that should go down easily with Broadway nostalgists. It might also draw audiences seduced by the magic and glamour of Jazz Age entertainment in this year’s Oscar-winner The Artist.


 

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by Walter McBride - July 13, 2012
Yesterday, July 12th, Sardi's unveiled a caricature for the Tony Award-winning star of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Michael McGrath. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and we bring you photos from the event below!
by Stage Tube - July 5, 2012
Yesterday, America's national Independence Day celebration kicked off our country's 236th birthday. A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS featured AMERICAN IDOL winner Phillip Phillips; two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick performing songs from the hit Broadway musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT with four-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara; acclaimed Broadway and television star Megan Hilty (SMASH); singer-songwriter Javier Colon (winner of THE VOICE); and actress and singer Amber Riley (GLEE). Whether you missed the songs or just want to hear them again, scroll down to watch the performances!
by BWW News Desk - July 2, 2012
This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 236th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes a brand new host, Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron.
by Adrienne Onofri - June 30, 2012
Kristen Beth got to play Reno on Bway and is now understudying three principal roles in the Gershwin Tony winner.
by Linda Lenzi - June 29, 2012
On June 28, Tony's di Napoli Restaurant in Times Square added a new portrait to their outstanding Broadway Wall of Fame honoring the cast of the new Broadway musical, Nice Work If You Can Get It, starring Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Michael McGrath, Judy Kaye, Estelle Parsons, Chris Sullivan and Jennifer Laura Thompson. Hosts Valerie Smaldone and Bruce Dimpflmaier presented the Dan May portrait to the show's stars in an intimate ceremony, and BroadwayWorld was there for the photo op!
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2012
The producers of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced that Tony nominee Erin Dilly will take on the role of Billie Bendix from Sunday, July 15th to Sunday, July 29th only while four-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara brings FAR FROM HEAVEN to Williamstown Theatre Festival prior to a 2013 Playwrights Horizons run. O'Hara returns to the show full time on Tuesday, July 31st.
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2012
It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up! Scroll below for photos from Broadway's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, NEWSIES, THE BOOK OF MORMON, EVITA, MAMMA MIA!, ANYTHING GOES, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - featuring Tony winner Michael McGrath, AVENUE Q, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Paper Mill Playhouse, Off-Broadway's TRIASSIC PARQ: THE MUSICAL, the national tours of LEGALLY BLONDE and WAR HORSE, and the cast of MY FAIR LADY at Gateway Playhouse in Bellport.
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2012
This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 236th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes a brand new host, Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron. According to the Associated Press, Matthew Broderick will join previously announced Kelli O'Hara to perform from the 2012 Tony-nominated musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at the event.
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 12, 2012
Michael McGrath is the recipient of this year's Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Immediately following his big win, McGrath visited BroadwayWorld to talk about just how much a win like this means to him. Check it out below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 12, 2012
Judy Kaye is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Hear what she had to say on winning her second Tony, touring and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 9, 2012
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Michael McGrath, nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Nice Work If You Can Get It.
by Walter McBride - June 6, 2012
2012 Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara from the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT joined the Sardi's 'Wall of Fame' yesterday, June 5, joined by fellow stars Judy Kaye and Matthew Broderick. View complete photo coverage from the celebration below!
by Walter McBride - June 5, 2012
2012 Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara from the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT joined the Sardi's 'Wall of Fame' this evening, June 5, along with fellow stars Judy Kaye and Matthew Broderick. Check out a photo from the event below!
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2012
Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and 2012 nominee Kelli O'Hara from the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT performed 'S'Wonderful' on 'The View' this morning, May 31st. Check out the full performance below!