Nerds Announces Full Cast For Broadway
Talk about a data overage! Broadway has managed to line itself yet another new musical in an already overflowing season of productions From founding fathers to flying features, Broadway is preparing itself now to welcome Nerds to the stage. Yes, you read that correctly; Nerds. Today, Luner on Theatre brings you the exciting news that the full casting for Nerds on Broadway has been announced!
Nerds, A Musical Dot Comedy, is the latest new musical to join the Broadway 2015-16 season lineup! Slated to begin previews April 1st, the show will take up residence at The Longacre Theatre with an official opening scheduled for April 21st, 2016. Nerds, featuring music by Hal Goldberg with a book and lyrics by Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner, will take you on a “hilarious musical journey from the floppy disc era to the iPhone phenomenon. Before Bill Gates and Steve Jobs (Pictured Right) were titans of technology, they were simply…nerds. From their garage to Silicon Valley, join America’s favorite geeks in this journey to becoming mega-billionaires!”
Leading the cast as America’s best known nerds will be Tony nominee Rory O’Malley (Pictured Left) as Bill Gates and Bryan Fenkart as Steve Jobs. Other leading members of the cast include Patti Murin as Sally, Lindsay Mendez as Myrtle, Benny Elledge as Steve Wozniak, Rob Morrison as Paul Allen and Kevin Pariseau as Tom Watson. The ensemble for the production includes Tracee Beazer, Pierce Cassedy, Luther Creek, Joshua Franklin, Katie Lee Hill, Raymond J. Lee and Bethany Moore.
Casey Hushion will helm the Broadway production as director with Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Josh Bergasse (Pictured Right) as choreographer. The rest of the creative team includes Lee Savage as scenic designer, Daniel Brodieas projection designer, Jennifer Caprio as costume designer, Jason Lyons as lighting designer and Nevin Steinberg as sound designer. Matt Doebler is musical director, Nadia DiGiallonardo is music supervisor and arranger with Adam Blau providing orchestrations. Bethany Knox, CSAand Telsey + Co. provide casting for the production.
Nerds will be produced on Broadway by Carl Levin, Vicki Halmos, Elizabeth Williams, Greenleaf Productions and Clear Channel Spectacolor.
Luner on Theatre will keep you updated as Nerds prepares to bow to Broadway just in time for the Spring 2016 season! We’re looking forward to learning more about this show and sharing it with you during its upload! For more information, visit Nerds Official Website, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. (Please note; Unless a photo is noted to be taken by Luner on Theatre, we do not own/claim ownership for any photos used in this post.) And of course, check out the rest of Luner on Theatre for all your theatre news you don’t only need but want to know and so much more!