Project Description

High Society (Broadway)

High Society by Cole Porter and Arthur Kopit with additional lyrics by Susan Birkenhead; Book by Arthur Kopit; Based on the play “The Philadelphia Story” by Philip Barry; Also based on the movie “High Society” owned by Turner Entertainment, opened on April 27, 1998 at the St. James Theatre on Broadway and ran for 27 previews and 144 performances

Produced by Lauren Mitchell, Robert Gailus, Hal Luftig, Richard Samson and Dodger Endemol Theatricals; Produced in association with Bill Haber; Associate Producer: Kevin C. Whitman. Originally produced by American Conservatory Theatre of San Francisco

Directed by Christopher Renshaw; Musical Staging by Lar Lubovitch; Scenic Design by Loy Arcenas; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Dance arrangements by Glen Kelly; Music orchestrated by William David Brohn; Musical Director & Conducted by Paul Gemignani;

Starring Stephen Bogardus, Melissa Errico, Daniel McDonald, John McMartin, Randy Graff, Lisa Banes, Daniel Gerroll, Anna Kendrick and Marc Kudisch

Associate Choreographer: Marcia Milgrom Dodge; Assistant Director: Anders Cato; Associate Conductor: Nicholas Archer; Assistant Conductor: Thad Wheeler; Associate Scenic Design: Myung Hee Cho; Assistant Scenic Design: Emily Beck, Ann Keehbauch, Russell Parkman, Michael V. Sims and Mikiko Uesugi; Assistant to the Scenic Designer: Anthony Bishop, Andrew Sachs and Matthew Anderson; Assistant Costume Design: MaryAnn D. Smith and Jan Finnell; Associate Lighting Design: Chad McArver; Assistant Lighting Design: Les Dickert; Associate Sound Design: Kai Harada

General Manager: Stuart Thompson; Associate General Manager: Florie Seery; Company Manager: Kimberly Kelley; Assistant Co. Mgr: Thia Calloway; Production Supervisor: Steven Zweigbaum; Technical Supervisor: Gene O’Donovan; Stage Manager: Rolt Smith; Assistant Stage Manager: Tamlyn Freund; Technical Supervision: Aurora Productions; Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: Margery Singer; Global Online Marketing by Toby Simkin; Dance Captain: Vince Pesce; Assistant to the Director: Jules Ochoa; Press Associate: Amy Jacobs, Susanne Tighe and Jim Sapp

Concert Master: Suzanne Ornstein; Keyboard 1: Nicholas Archer; Keyboard 2: Paul Ford; Guitar / Banjo: Andy Sch