Late 2000s Shows


The Little Mermaid

"The Little Mermaid" is a musical based on the 1989 film of the same name, with book by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater. The show opened on January 10, 2008 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater and starred Sierra Boggess as Ariel, Sean Palmer as Prince Eric, Brian D'Addario and Trevor Braun as Flounder, Norm Lewis as King Triton, Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, Tyler Maynard as Flotsam, Derrick Baskin as Jetsam, Jonathan Freeman as Grimsby, and John Treacy Egan as Chef Louis.


Xanadu is a musical based on the 1980 film of the same name, with book by Douglas Carter Beane and music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. The musical opened on May 23, 2007 at the Helen Hayes Theater and starred Kerry Butler as Kira, Cheyenne Jackson as Sonny, Tony Roberts as Danny, Jackie Hoffman and Mary Testa as the evil muse sisters.

Legally Blonde

"Legally Blonde" is a musical based on the 2001 film of the same name, with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach. The musical opened in April 2007 at the Palace Theater and starred Laura Bell Bundy as Elle Woods, Richard H. Blake as Warner and Christian Borle as Emmett Forrest.

Grease (2007 revival)

"Grease" is a musical with book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. The revival opened on August 19, 2007 at the Brooks Atkinson starred Max Crumm as Danny and Laura Osnes as Sandy.

West Side Story (2009 revival)

"West Side Story" is a musical with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical opened on March 19, 2009 at the Palace Theater and had the songs that the Sharks sang translated into Spanish. It starred Matt Cavenaugh as Tony, Josephina Scaglione as Maria and Karen Olivo as Anita.