Adding Machine 2008

Opened: February 25, 2008
Closing: July 20, 2008

Adding Machine - 2008 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Minetta Lane Theatre
16 Minetta Lane New York, NY 10012

This 90-minute adaptation of Elmer Rice’s 1923 expressionist masterpiece tells the story of Mr. Zero, a cog in the great machine of American business. His journey through life, death and romance in the Elysian Fields is set to an eclectic and stirring score by composer Joshua Schmidt, with influences from Stravinsky to American blues to Rodgers and Hammerstein.

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Adding Machine FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Adding Machine has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2008 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2008.
Adding Machine has been nominated for several awards including Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding Book of a Musical for Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Director of a Musical for David Cromer at the Drama Desk Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding Lighting Design for Keith Parham at the Drama Desk Awards and the Lortels, Outstanding Lyrics for Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Music for Joshua Schmidt at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Set Design of a Musical for Takeshi Kata at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Sound Design for Tony Smolenski IV at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding Costume Design for Kristine Knanishu at the Lortels, and Outstanding Lighting Design for Keith Parham at the Lortels.
Adding Machine has won several awards, including Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for David Cromer, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Keith Parham, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Joshua Schmidt, Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Adding Machine, Outstanding Set Design of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Takeshi Kata, Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Tony Smolenski IV, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for David Cromer, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Costume Design (The Lortels) for Kristine Knanishu, and Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Keith Parham.

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