Cast of Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It Performs May 3 on "The Late Show with David Letterman"
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick, Robyn Hurder and the cast of the Tony-nominated Best Musical Nice Work If You Can Get It will perform "Sweet and Lowdown "on "The Late Show with David Letterman" May 3.
The talk show airs weeknights at 11:35 PM ET on CBS.
Directed by Tony winner Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work features music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin with a book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro.
The cast features Broderick as Jimmy Winter, Kelli O'Hara as Billie Bendix, Estelle Parsons as Millicent Winter, Judy Kaye as Estonia Dulworth, Michael McGrath as Cookie McGee, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Eileen Evergreen, Chris Sullivan as Duke Mahoney, Hurder as Jeannie Muldoon, Stanley Wayne Mathis as Chief Berry and Terry Beaver as Senator Max Evergreen with Cameron Adams, Clyde Alves, Kaitlyn Davidson, Jason DePinto, Kimberly Faure, Robert Hartwell, Stephanie Martignetti, Barrett Martin, Michael X. Martin, Adam Perry, Jeffrey Schecter, Jennifer Smith, Joey Sorge, Samantha Sturm, Kristen Beth Williams and Candice Marie Woods.
Nice Work, which is inspired by the 1926 Gershwin musical Oh, Kay!, also features the songs "Nice Work If You Can Get It," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "I've Got to Be There," "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "Do It Again," "'S Wonderful," "Fascinating Rhythm," "But Not for Me," "Looking For a Boy," "Blah, Blah, Blah," "I've Got a Crush on You," "They All Laughed," "By Strauss," "Treat Me Rough," "Demon Rum," "Will You Remember Me?" and "Delishious."
The production, which officially opened April 24 at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, received ten 2012 Tony Award nominations. Read Playbill.com's Tony Award coverage here.
The Imperial is at 249 W. 45th Street. For more information, visit NiceWorkOnBroadway.com.
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