The Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT just recorded an Original Broadway Cast album and we have the exclusive behind-the-scene shots, along with backstage photos of a recent performance! Shout! Factory label to be distributed by Sony. The album was recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Long Island City, NY on May 20th and 21st. The release date will be announced soon. The album will be produced by six-time Grammy® nominee Robert Sher
Nominated for ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, and stars two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and four-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara. The critically acclaimed new musical comedy, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall, had its official opening on April 24, 2012 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT features a veritable hit parade of iconic George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin songs, and some unknown gems in their catalog, including “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “I’ve Got to Be There,” “Sweet & Lowdown,” “’S Wonderful,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” Fascinating Rhythm,” “But Not for Me,” “Blah, Blah, Blah” and many more. The show follows Billie Bendix (Kelli O'Hara), a bootlegger who meets wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter (Matthew Broderick) on the weekend of his nuptials. Mayhem ensues.
Photo Credit: Stephanie Martignetti
Cameron Adams, Robyn Hurder and Jeffrey Schecter
Cameron Adams and Kim Faure
Kelli O'Hara with Dresser, Fran Curry
Robyn Hurder and Samantha Sturm
Ensemble of NICE WORK
Kristen Beth Williams, Tom Murray (Music Director), and Stephanie Martignetti
Male Ensemble at Cast Recording
Adam Perry and Kim Faure
Kaitlyn Davidson and Jennifer Smith
Female Ensemble at Cast Recording
Stephanie Martignetti and Joey Sorge
Terry Beaver, Stanley Wayne Mathis, and Judy Kaye