The Wedding Singer

June 30 - August 18, 2024


A totally awesome time

Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, beloved wedding singer Robbie Hart is the life of the party–until he’s left at the altar. With an infectious 1980s pop-inspired score, fall in love with this Tony-nominated romantic musical comedy where hair is big, greed is good, and the wedding singer may just be the coolest guy in the room.


“As they said in the '80's, this show is awesome…” - WCBS-TV

“A truly clever, and often hilarious score…a real winner” - New York Theatre Guide

Book by Chad Beguelin & Tim Herlihy 

Music by Matthew Sklar 

Lyrics by Chad Beguelin

Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by Tim Herlihy

THE WEDDING SINGER is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Contains adult themes and language. Recommended for ages 10+.

Run Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes including one 15 minute intermission.

 

Group rates available! Contact [email protected] for more information.

Performances

Thursday, July 27 at 7:30PM

Friday, July 28 at 2PM

Monday, July 31 at 7:30PM

Wednesday, August 2 at 7:30PM

PERFORMANCES

Saturday, August 5 at 2PM

Tuesday, August 8 at  7:30PM

Thursday, August 17 at 2PM

Saturday, August 26 at 7:30PM

CAST

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CREATIVE TEAM

Jorge Donoso (he/him)

SIXTH SEASON

Off-Broadway: At The Wedding (Lincoln Center Theater), Baby (Out of the Box Theatrics), 48 Hours in El Bronx(Harlem9/Pregones). Other: Buyer & Cellar, The Curious Incident (Weathervane Theatre); Into the WoodsPeter and the Starcatcher (Playmakers Repertory Company); Triassic Parq (Wagon Wheel Arts). MFA Acting, UNC-Chapel Hill. Listen to Jorge on the new Off-Broadway Cast Recording of BABY.

Marisa Kirby (she/her)

SEVENTH SEASON

Marisa Kirby is back choreographing on the Mainstage for Season 59! She is also thrilled to be teaming up to co-direct this production with Jorge Donoso. Previously, she has choreographed Weathervane productions of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, White Christmas, Hello Dolly, American Idiot, Spring Awakening, Sister Act, Jesus Christ Superstar, and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Other regional choreography favorites include: Elf, Chicago, Singin’ In The Rain, Mamma Mia and The Addams Family. Throughout Marisa’s career she has had the privilege of choreographing for many theaters, dance studios and universities nationwide and has been recognized for her national award-winning choreography. She is a choreographer and instructor for Dance Dynamics in Little Rock, Arkansas. She also travels across the US as a dance adjudicator and masterclass instructor.

Andrew Morrissey (he/him)

FIFTH SEASON

Andrew Morrissey is a NYC-based pianist, music director, vocal coach, and composer. Experience includes educational, community, and semi-professional theatre in NH, NYC, and the DMV area. A NH native, regional credits include Interlakes, Jean’s Playhouse, Winnipesaukee Playhouse and Plymouth State University, where he received a BA in Music. He has an MM in stage music composition from CUA, and his thesis project grew into a fully-fledged staging of Lost In Wonderland with DC’s Pallas Theatre Collective. Current projects include a new musical based on Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray and another on the life of Rasputin. IG: Andrewmorrisseymusic

Chad Beguelin

CHAD BEGUELIN is a four-time Tony Nominee whose works include Disney’s Aladdin (Tony Award Nomination for Best Book and Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Lyrics and Best Book) and The Wedding Singer (Tony Award Nomination for Best Book and Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Lyrics). He also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical Elf, which broke several box office records at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. His play HARBOR premiered off-Broadway at Primary Stages. Chad also wrote the book and lyrics for Judas & Me (NYMF Award for Excellence in Lyric Writing), The Rhythm Club (Signature Theater) and Wicked City (American Stage Company). Chad reunited with Elf collaborators Matthew Sklar and Bob Martin to create the new musical The Prom, which ran on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre and was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. He is the recipient of the Edward Kleban Award for Outstanding Lyric Writing, the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award, the Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award and the ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award. Chad is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Dramatic Writing Program.

Tim Herlihy

Tim Herlihy has written or co-written the films Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, Little Nicky and Mr.Deeds and was an executive producer of Anger Management and The Longest Yard. These nine films have grossed more than one billion dollars inworldwide box office revenue. From 1994 to 1999, he serves as writer, head writer and ultimately producer of the television series “Saturday Night Live,” for which he recieved an Emmy nomination. 

Matthew Sklar

Matthew Sklar is a Tony®, Emmy®, and Drama Desk Award-nominated composer. His works include the Broadway musicals Elf and The Wedding Singer (Tony Award Nomination for Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Music). He also wrote the music for The Rhythm Club (Signature Theatre), Judas & Me, and Wicked City (American Stage Company). Matthew reunited with Elf collaborators Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin to create the new musical The Prom, which ran on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre and was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Matthew received a 2015 Primetime Emmy® Award Nomination for Outstanding Music Direction for the critically-acclaimed NBC stop-motion animated TV special “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas”, starring Jim Parsons. He adapted and arranged the music of Marvin Hamlisch for the Emmy Award-winning documentary film Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love, seen on PBS/American Masters. Matthew has contributed original songs/music to Sesame Street, Wonder Pets!, and the NBC Broadcast of The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

As an 18-year-old freshman at New York University, Matthew began playing keyboards for the Broadway production of Les Miserables, eventually conducting the show at 21. He has also been a keyboardist, conductor, and/or arranger for many Broadway productions including ShrekCaroline, or ChangeNineOklahoma42nd StreetPutting It TogetherAnnie Get Your GunOn the TownTitanicGuys and DollsSunset Boulevard, and Miss Saigon. Matthew also appeared onstage as Oscar in the Broadway revival of 42nd Street.

Awards include the ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, the Gilman/Gonzalez-Falla Theatre Award, and the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award.

Matthew is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 802. His music is published by Warner/Chappell Music. Matthew was educated at The Juilliard School of Music (Pre-College Division), the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and New York University.

Music Theatre International

Music Theatre International (MTI) is one of the world’s leading theatrical licensing agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond. Founded in 1952 by composer Frank Loesser and orchestrator Don Walker, MTI is a driving force in advancing musical theatre as a vibrant and engaging art form.

MTI works directly with the composers, lyricists and book writers of these musicals to provide official scripts, musical materials and dynamic theatrical resources to over 100,000 professional, community and school theatres in the US and in over 150 countries worldwide.

MTI is particularly dedicated to educational theatre, and has created special collections to meet the needs of various types of performers and audiences. MTI’s Broadway Junior® shows are 30- and 60-minute musicals for performance by elementary and middle school-aged performers, while MTI’s School Editions are musicals annotated for performance by high school students.

SPONSORS

Kerner's Car Wash is the proud sponsor of Weathervane Theatre's production of Guys and Dolls running Sept 20 - October 8