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IF / THEN

Now showing, Closes 22 Mar 2015

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Idina Menzel goes beyond anyone's idea of reasonable vocal or emotional limits, and basically blows the roof off of the theatre.

New York Magazine

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BWW Flashback: Here They Go! IF/THEN Concludes Broadway Run Today

IF/THEN, which was named the "Best Musical of the Year" by New York Magazine, will play its final Broadway performance Today, Sunday, March 22 at 3:00pm. Upon closing, the musical will have played 29 previews and 401 performances. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway!

Starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel,If/Then is an original Broadway musical written by Tom Kitt (music) and Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and directed by Michael Greif, the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal.

Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015
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IF/THEN began previews on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and officially opened on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). The production played a pre-Broadway, out-of-town engagement at Washington D.C.'s National Theatre in the fall of 2013.

"Working on If/Then over the past several years has been one of the most professionally satisfying and personally fulfilling experiences of my career," said producer David Stone. "I am extremely proud of this musical, the entire creative team and cast and the remarkable work they have done in bringing this story to life. We all look forward to sharing it with audiences for the next ten weeks"

Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015
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In addition to Ms. Menzel, the company of If/Then features LaChanze (Tony Award-winner for The Color Purple), Anthony Rapp(original cast of Rent), James Snyder (Cry-Baby), Jerry Dixon (tick, tick...Boom!, Once On This Island), Jenn Colella (Chaplin, High Fidelity), Jason Tam (A Chorus Line, Lysistrata Jones), Tamika Lawrence (Matilda), and Jackie Burns (Wicked). The production also features Joe Cassidy, Miguel Cervantes, Curtis Holbrook, Tyler McGee, Ryann Redmond, Joe Aaron Reid, Gabrielle Ruiz, Ann Sanders, Marc de la Cruz, Charles Hagerty, Janet Krupin and Pearl Sun.

IF/THEN is a contemporary new musical that follows two distinct storylines in the life of Elizabeth, a city planner who moves back to New York to restart her life in this city of infinite possibilities. When her carefully designed plans collide with the whims of fate, Elizabeth's life splits into two parallel paths. If/Then follows both stories simultaneously as this modern woman faces the intersection of choice and chance.

Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015
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IF/THEN features choreography by Larry Keigwin, set design by Tony Award-Nominee Mark Wendland, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Tony Award-Winner Kenneth Posner and sound design by Tony Award-Winner Brian Ronan. The production features musical direction by Carmel Dean, vocal arrangements by Annmarie Milazzo, and orchestrations by Tony Award-WinnerMichael Starobin.

The original Broadway Cast Recording of If/Then is produced by Sony Masterworks and is available on itunes.

For more information please visit IfThenTheMusical.com.

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IF/THEN first began performances at The National Theatre in Washington, D.C. on November 5, 2013 and ran through December 8, 2013.


Idina Menzel and Company


Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp


Idina Menzel, James Snyder


'Adele Dazeem' program insert


The show officially opened on Broadway on March 30, 2014.


If/Then opening night marquee


If/Then billboard


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


James Snyder, Idina Menzel, LaChanze


James Snyder, Idina Menzel, LaChanze


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel, LaChanze


Idina Menzel, LaChanze


James Snyder, Idina Menzel, LaChanze


James Snyder, Idina Menzel, LaChanze


Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel


Tom Kitt


Michael Greif, Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey


Larry Keigwin


LaChanze


LaChanze


Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey


Jenn Colella


Jenn Colella


Jason Tam


James Snyder


James Snyder


James Snyder, Idina Menzel, LaChanze, Anthony Rapp


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel, LaChanze


Idina Menzel, LaChanze


Michael Greif, Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey


Brian Yorkey


Anthony Rapp


The cast recorded their album on April 7, 2014.


IF/THEN company


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


James Snyder, Idina Menzel


James Snyder


James Snyder


Anthony Rapp, James Snyder, Idina Menzel, LaChanze

Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel


Jason Tam


The cast celebrated 100 performances on Broadway in June 2014.


Celebratory cake


IF/THEN cast


Idina Menzel, LaChanze


IF/THEN cast


Jerry Dixon, Jenn Colella, Idina Menzel, LaChanze


Idina Menzel was nominated for the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actress, and songwriters Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey were nominated for Best Score.

Idina Menzel


Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel


Tom Kitt


Brian Yorkey


Actors' Equity Association honored IF/THEN with the "Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway" award for the 2013-2014 season.


Back row (left to right): EEO Committee Co-Chair Christine Toy Johnson, Cast Member Ann Sanders, Casting Director Bernard Telsey, Cast Member Jenn Colella and EEO Committee Co-Chair Julia Breanetta Simpson. Front row (left to right): Cast members Jason Tam, Marc DeLaCruz, Megan E. Lewis and Craig Burns of Telsey + Company.

Article reprinted with permission from www.BroadwayWorld.com

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