Broadway’s new musical CHAPLIN opened last night, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production.
BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the entire exciting opening night. Check out photos of the cast at the show's opening night party below!
CHAPLIN stars Rob McClure in the title role, and also features Jim Borstelmann (Alf Reeves), Jenn Colella (Hedda Hopper), Erin Mackey (Oona O’Neill), Michael McCormick (Sennett, McGranery, Emcee), Christiane Noll (Hannah Chaplin), Zachary Unger (Young Charlie, Jackie) and Wayne Alan Wilcox (Sydney Chaplin).
The production also includes Justin Bowen, Emilee Dupré, Sara Edwards, Leslie Donna Flesner, Lisa Gajda, Timothy Hughes, Ethan Khusidman, Ian Liberto, Renée Marino, Michael Mendez, Sarah O’Gleby, Hayley Podschun, Adam Rogers, William Ryall, Eric Santagata and Emily Tyra.
The creative team for CHAPLIN includes scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Amy Clark and Martin Pakledinaz, lighting design by Ken Billington, sound design by Scott Lehrer and Drew Levy, and projection design by Jon Driscoll. Bryan Perri is the musical director.
From the slums of London to the heights of Hollywood, CHAPLIN is the showbiz Broadway musical about the silent film legend the world couldn’t stop talking about - Charlie Chaplin. The brand new 24-person musical reveals the man behind the legend, the undeniable genius that forever changed the way America went to the movies.
Photos by Jennifer Broski
Beowulf Boritt, Ken Billington
Sarah O'Gleby, Leslie Donna Flesner, Tanya Birl, Eric Santagata
Zachary Unger, Ethan Khusidman
Ruthie Ryall, William Ryall
Timothy Hughes, Emily Tyra, Adam Rogers
Thomas Meehan, Hayley Podschun
Justin Bowen, Ian Liberto
Wayne Alan Wilcox
Sara Edwards, Renee Marino
Oliver James, Kiera Chaplin, Malan Breton
Rob McClure, Maggie Lakis