Project Description

Bring It On: The Musical


Bring It On: The Musical is an extension of the acclaimed film series of the same name. It focuses on the competitive world of high school cheerleading and the challenges of teenage self-definition. The first national tour of the musical played in major U.S. cities from 2011-2012, before transferring to Broadway for a limited engagement. It received two Tony nominations in 2013: “Best Musical” and “Best Choreography.”


Produced by: Universal Stage Productions/Glenn Ross, Beacon Communications

Communications: Armyan Bernstein, Charlie Lyons

Associate Producer: Megan Larche

World Premiere Produced by: Alliance Theatre (Susan V. Booth, Artistic Director)

Libretto by: Jeff Whitty

Music: Tom Kitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lyrics: Amanda Green, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Inspired by: The Motion Picture “Bring It On” by Jessica Bendinge

Music Arrangements and Orchestration: Tom Kitt, Alex Lacamoire

Dance Arrangements: Alex Lacamoire

Musical Director: Dave Pepin

Direction and Choreography: Andy Blankenbuehler

Associate Choreographer: Stephanie Klemons

Scenic Design: David Korin

Costume Design: Andrea Lauer

Lighting Design: Jason Lyons

Sound Design: Brian Ronan

Video Design: Jeff Sugg 

Hair and Wig Design: Charles G. LaPointe 

Associate Scenic Design: Amanda Stephens

Associate Costume Design: Amanda Whidden 

Associate Lighting Design: Peter Hoerburger

Associate Sound Design: Keith Caggiano, Cody Spencer

Associate Video Design: Daniel Brodie

Executive Producer: Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson

General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management

Company Manager: Michael Bolgar

Technical Supervisor: Jake Bell

Production Supervisor: Lisa Dawn Cave

Production Stage Manager: Bonnie Panson

Stage Manager: Ryan J. Bell

Musical Supervisor: Alex Lacamoire

Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller

Conducted by: Dave Pepin 

Associate Conductor: Kurt Crowley

Keyboard: Kurt Crowley, Dave Pepin

Bass: Carl Carter

Drums: Andrés Forero

Guitar: Ralph Agresta, Josh Weinstein

Percussion: Trey Files

Music Preparation: Emily Grishman, Music Preparation

Cheer Consultant: Jessica Colombo

Dance Captain: Rod Harrelson

Stunt Captain: Rod Harrelson

Marketing Direction: Type A Marketing, Anne Rippey

Advertising: Serino/Coyne

Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive

Press Representative: The Hartman Group

Casting: Telsey + Company, Rachel Hoffman, CSA

Photographers: Paul Aresu, Michael Lamont, Joan Marcus, Craig Schwartz

Taylor Louderman (Campbell)
Adrienne Warren (Danielle)
Ariana DeBose (Nautica)
Jason Gotay (Randall)
Gregory Haney (La Cienega)
Neil Haskell (Steven)
Janet Krupin (Kylar)
Elle McLemore (Eva)
Nicolas Womak (Twig)
Ryann Redmond (Bridget)
Kate Rockwell (Skylar)

Ensemble: Calli Alden, Antwan Bethea, Dexter Carr, Michael Naone-Carter, Courtney Corbeille, Brooklyn Alexis Freitag, Shonica Gooden, Haley Hannah, Dominique Johnson, Lauren Melody Mills, Michael Mindlin, Zach Pennix, David Ranck, Bettis Richardson, Sheldon Tucker, Lauren Whitt, Joshua Henry “Cross the Line” Soloist, Alysha Umphress “Legendary” Soloist

Swings: AJ Blankenship, Danielle Carlacci, Dahslton Delgado, Keith Gross, Rod Harrelson, Casey Jamerson, Adrianna Parson, Billie Sue Roe

Standby: Nikki Bohne (Campbell, Eva)

Understudies: Calli Alden (Bridget, Kylar, Skylar), Dexter Carr (Cameron, Twig), Ariana DeBose (Danielle), Shonica Gooden (Danielle, Nautica), Haley Hannah (Campbell, Eva, Kylar), Rod Harrelson (Cameron), Neil Haskell (Randall), Janet Krupin (Bridget, Nautica), Michael Mindlin (La Cienega, Steven, Twig), Adrianna Parson (Danielle, Nautica), Bettis Richardson (La Cienega, Randall, Steven)

2013 Tony Awards – 2  Nominations
Best Musical – Universal Stage Productions/Glenn Ross, Beacon Communications, Armyan Bernstein, Charlie Lyons, Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson
Best Choreographer – Andy Blankenbeuhler 

Drama Desk Awards – 5 Nominations 
Outstanding Director – Andy Blankenbeuhler
Outstanding Lyrics – Lin-Manuel Miranda, Amanda Greene
Outstanding Sound Design – Brian Ronan
Outstanding Book – Jeff Whitty
Outstanding Choreography – Andy Blankenbeuhler

The Goods

Original Broadway Cast Recording


Gallery Photos by Joan Marcus