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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Janus Cercone and Warren Leight

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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith




A new Menken musical based on the film of the same name


Story:

Jonas Nightingale is a con-artist preacher trading miracles for money.


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Composer

Composer
Alan Menken

Lyricist

Lyricist
Glenn Slater

Librettist

Librettist
Janus Cercone

Librettist

Librettist
Warren Leight



  • Premiere
  • 1992 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
St. James Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 26, 2012
Total Performances
19
Original Cast
Raul Esparza, Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Talon Ackerman
Director
Christopher Ashley
Choreographer
Sergio Trujillo
Producer
Michael Manheim, James D. Stern, Douglas L. Meyer, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel, Tom Viertel, Steven Baruch, Annette Niemtzow, Daryl Roth, Robert G. Bartner, Steven and Shanna Silva, Debi Coleman, Dancap Productions Inc., Steve Kaplan, Relativity Media, LLC, Rich Entertainment Group/JDC Investments, Center Theatre Group, Jujamcyn Theaters, Melissa Pinsly/Celine Rosenthal, Michael Palitz, Independent Presenters Network, Diana Buckhantz, Pamela Cooper, Endgame Entertainment, Vera Guerin, Leading Investment Co., Ltd., Christina Papagjika, Richard J.Stern, Victor Syrmis and Semlitz/Glaser Productions
Musical Director
Brent-Alan Huffman
Orchestrations
Michael Starobin and Joseph Joubert
Scenic Design
Robin Wagner
Costume Design
William Ivey Long
Lighting Design
Don Holder
Sound Design
John Shivers

1992 Film Version

Movie Name
Leap of Faith
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Richard Pearce
Screenplay
Janus Cercone
Starring
Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich





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CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD


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Merchandise




2012 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical

2012 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Raúl Esparza
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Book of a Musical

2012 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Production of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award: Raul Esparza
Distinguished Performance Award: Leslie Odom, Jr.

2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Raúl Esparza

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