Project Description

Play On! (Broadway)

Play On! (Broadway)

Play On! was a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, featuring the music of Duke Ellington, with a book by Cheryl L. West and conceived by Sheldon Epps on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre for 19 previews and 61 performances from March 20, 1997 to May 11, 1997

Produced by Mitchell Maxwell, Eric Nederlander, Thomas Hall, Hal Luftig, Bruce Lucker, Mike Skipper and Victoria Maxwell; Produced in association with Kery Davis and Alan J. Schuster; Associate Producer: Leon Memoli, David Levy, Nancy Eichorn, Louis F. Raizin, James L. Simon and Fred H. Krones. 

Originally produced by Old Globe Theatre (Jack O’Brien, Artistic Director; Thomas Hall, Managing Director)

Directed by Sheldon Epps; Choreographed by Mercedes Ellington; Assistant Choreographer: Delphine T. Mantz; Scenic Design by James Leonard Joy; Costume Design by Marianna Elliott; Lighting Design by Jeff Davis; Sound Design by Jeff Ladman; Hair Design by Alexis Kelley; Music arranged by Luther Henderson; Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson and Musical Director: J. Leonard Oxley;