Will Chase Will Dance Into Nice Work If You Can Get It During Matthew Broderick's Vacation

News   Will Chase Will Dance Into Nice Work If You Can Get It During Matthew Broderick's Vacation
Will Chase will step into Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It Aug. 21-26 to take on the role of playboy Jimmy Winter while Matthew Broderick takes a vacation. The "Smash," High Fidelity and Billy Elliot star plays opposite Kelli O'Hara in the Joe DiPietro confection.

Will Chase
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Tony Award winner Broderick (How to Succeed…, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Producers) returns Aug. 28.

Chase will star in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. He played actor Michael Swift on the NBC hit show "Smash," tempting the character played by Debra Messing. Chase's Broadway credits also include Rent, Miss Saigon, The Full Monty, The Story of My Life, Aida and Lennon.

Nice Work If You Can Get It, at the Imperial Theatre, features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis). O'Hara is a 2012 Tony nominee for playing Billie, a bootlegger in the 1920s-set show.

The production is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall.

The company also features Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons as Millicent Winter, two time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye as Estonia Dulworth, Tony Award winner Michael McGrath as Cookie McGee, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson as Eileen Evergreen, Chris Sullivan as Duke Mahoney, Robyn Hurder as Jeannie Muldoon, Stanley Wayne Mathis as Chief Berry and Tony Award nominee Terry Beaver as Senator Max Evergreen, plus 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. For their performances in Nice Work, Judy Kaye and Michael McGrath received the 2012 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. DiPietro won the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical.

For tickets, visit Telecharge.com, call (212) 239-6200 or go to the Imperial Theatre box office (249 W. 45th Street).

Visit niceworkonbroadway.com.

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