Octet

Theatre
Name: Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
First performance date: April 30, 2019
Opening date: May 19, 2019
Closing date: June 30, 2019
External Links: Official Website


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Production Description
Featuring a score for an a cappella chamber choir and an original libretto inspired by internet comment boards, scientific debates, religious texts, and Sufi poetry, Octet explores addiction and nihilism within the messy context of 21st century technology.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Signature Theatre Producer
  
Dave Malloy Playwright
Dave Malloy Music & Lyrics
  
Annie Tippe Director
Machel Ross Assistant Director
Simone Allen Assistant Music Director
  
Amy Rubin Set Designer
Brittany Vasta Set Designer
Brenda Abbandandolo Costume Designer
Christopher Bowser Lighting Designer
Hidenori Nakajo Sound Designer
  
Meghan Lantzy General Manager
  
Jhanae Bonnick Production Stage Manager
Kate Ann Wilson Assistant Stage Manager
  
Gabriela Gutierrez Production Manager
  
Or Matias Music Direction
Or Matias Musical Supervision
Dave Malloy Vocal Arrangements
  
Jenna Clark Embrey Dramaturg
Henry Russell Bergstein Casting
Caparelliotis Casting Casting
Marisa Michelson Vocal Coach
Boneau/Bryan-Brown Publicity

Cast
Actor Role
Adam Bashian Ed
Kim Blanck Karly
Starr Busby Paula
Alex Gibson Henry
Justin Gregory Lopez Toby
J.D. Mollison Marvin
Margo Seibert Jessica
Kuhoo Verma Velma
Jonathan Christopher Ed/Henry/Toby/Marvin UNDERSTUDY
Nicole Weiss Karly/Paula/Jessica/Velma UNDERSTUDY
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 2020 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical Dave Malloy Playwright
      Signature Theatre Producer
      Dave Malloy Music & Lyrics
2 NOMINATED 2020 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Alex Gibson Actor
3 WON 2020 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Kuhoo Verma Actor
4 NOMINATED 2020 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Sound Design Hidenori Nakajo Sound Designer
5 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Musical Signature Theatre Producer
6 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Director of a Musical Annie Tippe Director
7 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music Dave Malloy Music & Lyrics
8 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Dave Malloy Music & Lyrics
9 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical Dave Malloy Playwright
10 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Orchestrations Dave Malloy Vocal Arrangements
11 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Set Design for a Musical Amy Rubin Set Designer
      Brittany Vasta Set Designer
12 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical Hidenori Nakajo Sound Designer
13 WON 2020 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Dave Malloy Playwright
      Signature Theatre Producer
      Dave Malloy Music & Lyrics
14 WON 2020 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Score Dave Malloy Music & Lyrics
15 NOMINATED 2019 Hewes Design Award, Notable Effects Hidenori Nakajo Sound Designer
16 NOMINATED 2019 Joe A. Callaway Award (SDCF), Excellence in Directing Annie Tippe Director