Soft Power

Theatre
Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Newman Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Information
First performance date: September 24, 2019
Opening date: October 15, 2019
Closing date: November 10, 2019
External Links: Official Website


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Production Description
SOFT POWER is an exploration of America's current place in the world, told through an East-West musical from China's point of view, in which a theater producer from Shanghai forges a powerful bond with Hillary Clinton. SOFT POWER is a fever dream of modern American politics amidst global conversations, asking us all – why do we love democracy? And should we?
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Center Theatre Group Co-Producer
The Public Theater Co-Producer
Kelly Kerwin Line Producer
  
David Henry Hwang Book & Lyrics
Jeanine Tesori Music & Additional Lyrics
  
Leigh Silverman Director
Nikki DiLoreto Associate Director
Alex Harrington Associate Music Director
  
Sam Pinkleton Choreographer
Sunny Hitt Associate Choreographer
Geena Quintos Dance Captain
Jon Hoche Fight Captain
Daniel May Assistant Dance Captain
  
Clint Ramos Set Designer
Anita Yavich Costume Designer
Mark Barton Lighting Designer
Kai Harada Sound Designer
Tom Watson Wig, Hair & Make-Up
Bryce Cutler Video Design
Ao Li Associate Set Designer
Yoon Young Choi Assistant Set Designer
Devario Simmons Associate Costume Designer
Tess James Associate Lighting Designer
Maggie Burke Associate Sound Designer
Matt Hubbs Assistant Sound Designer
Ben Truppin-Brown Assistant Sound Designer
Bart Fasbender Sound Effects
Lillis Meeh Special Effects
  
Shelley Miles Stage Manager
David Lurie-Perret Production Stage Manager
  
Amanda Rehberg Costume Supervisor
Alexander Wylie Prop Master
  
Chris Fenwick Music Direction
Danny Troob Orchestrations
John Clancy Additional Orchestrations
Larry Hochman Additional Orchestrations
Chris Fenwick Music Supervisor
John Clancy Dance Arrangements
Antoine Silverman Music Contractor
  
Heidi Griffiths Casting
Kate Murray Casting
Steven Eng Dialect Coach
Austin Ku Mandarin Consultant

Cast
Actor Role
Jon Hoche Chief Justice/Hāli Aòhālā/Ensemble
Kendyl Ito Jing/Prof. Lî Bìyù/Ensemble
Francis Jue DHH
Austin Ku Bobby Bob/Jū Míng
Raymond J. Lee Randy Ray/Yáo Tuō/Veep/Ensemble
Alyse Alan Louis Zoe/Hillary
Jaygee Macapugay Betsy/Lóng Lín Kūn/Ensemble
Daniel May Ensemble
Paul HeeSang Miller Ensemble
Kristen Faith Oei Ensemble
Geena Quintos Airport Greeter/Ensemble
Conrad Ricamora Xūe Xíng
Trevor Salter Ensemble
Kyra Smith Ensemble
Emily Stillings Swing
John Yi Swing
Billy Bustamante Xūe Xíng UNDERSTUDY
Raymond J. Lee DHH UNDERSTUDY
Daniel May Bobby Bob/Jū Míng UNDERSTUDY
Geena Quintos Jing/Prof. Lî Bìyù/Betsy/Lóng Lín Kūn/Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Trevor Salter Chief Justice/Hāli Aòhālā/Bobby Bob/Jū Míng/Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Kyra Smith Jing/Prof. Lî Bìyù/Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Emily Stillings Betsy/Lóng Lín Kūn/Airport Greeter/Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Emily Trumble Zoe/Hillary UNDERSTUDY
John Yi Chief Justice/Hāli Aòhālā/Ensemble UNDERSTUDY