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Damn Yankees

Roundabout Theatre Company was thrilled to present a Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Matthew Morrison for what was truly a memorable evening. Roundabout would like to especially thank the following major supporters who helped make the event possible: Underwriters Roxanne and Scott Bok, Michael T. Cohen, Colliers International NY LLC, Kiendl and John Gordon, Tom and Kitty Patterson Kempner, and Diane and Tom Tuft, event sponsor Google along with benefit donors who helped raise over $540,000 for all of Roundabout’s many programs, including Education at Roundabout.

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 7:30pm
The Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 West 43rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Would you do ANYTHING to help your favorite baseball team win the pennant? In the Faustian baseball musical, Damn Yankees, Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil to be the home run hitter that will guide his favorite team, the Washington Senators, to a win against those “damn Yankees.” Featuring the classical musical theatre standards, "Heart," “Two Lost Souls” and "Whatever Lola Wants”, follow Joe in his quest to save his team…and his soul.


Damn Yankees was directed by Roundabout’s Associate Artist Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes).
 
Benefit Underwriters: Roxanne and Scott Bok, Michael T. Cohen, Colliers International NY LLC, Kiendl and John Gordon, Tom and Kitty Patterson Kempner, Diane and Tom Tuft.


Proceeds from Damn Yankees benefited all of Roundabout’s many programs, including Education at Roundabout which serves over 20,000 students and their teachers in New York’s public schools.

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Roundabout Theatre Company was thrilled to present a Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Matthew Morrison for what was truly a memorable evening. Roundabout would like to especially thank the following major supporters who helped make the event possible: Underwriters Roxanne and Scott Bok, Michael T. Cohen, Colliers International NY LLC, Kiendl and John Gordon, Tom and Kitty Patterson Kempner, and Diane and Tom Tuft, event sponsor Google along with benefit donors who helped raise over $540,000 for all of Roundabout’s many programs, including Education at Roundabout.

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Cast


Whoopi Goldberg
Applegate

Maggie Gyllenhaal
Lola

Matthew Morrison
Joe Hardy

Stephen Bogardus
Joe Boyd

Danny Burstein
Van Buren

Victoria Clark
Meg Boyd

Annie Golden
Doris

Julie Halston
Sister

Adrienne Warren
Gloria Thorpe

Reggie Jackson
Mr. Welch

Jill Abramovitz
Ensemble

Paula Leggett Chase
Ensemble

Lawrence Clayton
Ensemble

Greg Hildreth
Ensemble

Tari Kelly
Ensemble

Michael McCormick
Ensemble

Shina Ann Morris
Ensemble

Kevin Munhall
Ensemble

Keven Quillon
Ensemble

Samantha Sturm
Ensemble

Anthony Wayne
Ensemble

Haley Swindal
Ensemble

Noah Weisberg
Ensemble

Christian Dante White
Ensemble

Creative

Richard Adler and Jerry Ross—Music and Lyrics
Douglass Wallop and George Abbott—Book
Kathleen Marshall—Director
Sydney Beers—Executive Producer
Rob Berman—Music Direction
Derek McLane—Set Design
Jeff Mahshie—Costume Design
Don Holder—Lighting Design
Ken Travis—Sound Design
John Barrett—Hair and Makeup Design
John Weidman—Concert Adaptation
Seymour Red Press—Music Coordinator
David Eggers—Associate Director
Peter Hanson and Jeffrey Rodriguez—Production Stage Managers

Based on the novel by Douglass Wallop "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant"

By Special Arrangement with Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Scott Landis