Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

Name: Second Stage Theatre
Address: 307 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
First performance date: April 14, 2017
Opening date: May 7, 2017
Closing date: June 11, 2017
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
This innovative, high-tech adventure tells the story of a sleep-deprived single mom who struggles to work as a video game music composer. Unexpectedly, she is contacted across time by the famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton. Inspired by her music, he shares his epic Antarctic journey with her in video and song. Against all odds, they discover that their greatest inspiration lies within each other.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Donald & Yvonne Davidoff Producer
Matthew Kwatinetz Producer
M3 Productions Producer
Aaron Morrill Associate Producer
Natalie & Jeffrey Kwatinetz Associate Producer
Joe DiPietro Book
Valerie Vigoda Lyricist
Brendan Milburn Composer
Robert Kaplowitz Original Music
Ryan O'Connell Additional Music
Lisa Peterson Director
Ryan O'Connell Musical Director
Sarah Blush Assistant Director
Alexander V. Nichols Production Designer
Chelsea Cook Costume Designer
Robert Kaplowitz Sound Designer
Ahren Buhmann Associate Production Designer
Ali Witten Assistant Lighting Designer
Jeff Sherwood Assistant Sound Designer
DR Theatrical Management (DRTM) General Manager
Polk & Co. Press Representative
Lucy Kennedy Production Stage Manager
Rachael Gass Assistant Stage Manager
Mary Duffe Production Manager
Tech Production Services Inc. Production Supervisor
Sarah Caye Prop Master
Ryan O'Connell Orchestrations
Curtis Moore Music Supervisor
DR Advertising Advertising
Leanne Schanzer Promotions, Inc. Marketing

Actor Role
Wade McCollum Ernest Shackleton / Others
Valerie Vigoda1 Kat

1Credited as Val Vigoda.
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Wade McCollum Actor
2 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Projection Design Alexander V. Nichols Production Designer
3 NOMINATED 2017 Hewes Design Award, Scenic Design Alexander V. Nichols Production Designer
4 WON 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best New Musical