Hercules

Theatre
Name: Delacorte Theater
Address: 81 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
Production Information
First performance date: August 31, 2019
Opening date: August 31, 2019
Closing date: September 8, 2019
External Links: Official Website


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Production Description
The Public Theater’s initiative that invites communities across New York to create ambitious works of participatory theater is closing out the summer in truly epic fashion. Public Works will present the glorious story of HERCULES, brought to vibrant life by professional actors and community groups from across the city. Directed by Public Works founder and Resident Director Lear deBessonet, this summer’s production, based on the Disney animated film, will feature the film’s beloved score, plus additional original songs by the film’s composer Alan Menken and lyricist David Zippel, with a new book by Kristoffer Diaz and choreography by Chase Brock. Journey with Hercules in this new stage adaptation that invites New Yorkers from all five boroughs to participate in a joyous musical that celebrates the heroes found in all of us.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The Public Theater Producer
Disney Theatrical Productions by special arrangement
  
Kristoffer Diaz Book
Alan Menken Music
David Zippel Lyricist
  
Lear deBessonet Director
Laurie Woolery Additional Direction
  
Chase Brock Choreographer
Mark Hummel Dance Arrangements
  
Dane Laffrey Set Designer
Andrea Hood Costume Designer
Tyler Micoleau Lighting Designer
Kai Harada Sound Designer
Jessica Paz Sound Designer
Cookie Jordan Wig, Hair & Make-Up
James Ortiz Puppet Designer
  
Michael Kosarin Conductor
Joseph Joubert Orchestrations
Danny Troob Orchestrations
Michael Kosarin Arranger
Michael Kosarin Musical Supervision
Randy Cohen Synthesizer

Cast
Actor Role
Jelani Alladin Hercules
Roger Bart Hades
Broadway Inspirational Voices Special Featured Performance
Jeff Hiller Panic
James Monroe Iglehart Phil
Ramona Keller Thalia
Tamika Sonja Lawrence Calliope
Krysta Rodriguez Meg
Rema Webb Terpsichore