She Loves Me Summary

  • She Loves Me is 2.5 Hours long, including an intermission of 15 Minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: February 19, 2016
  • Opens March 17, 2016
  • Show Closed: July 10, 2016

She Loves Me is based on a Hungarian play from 1937 called Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. She Loves Me is a touching and lovely musical that tells the story of two lonely shop workers in Budapest who work side by side and often fight, but then discover that they are each other’s secret pen pals. The film You’ve Got Mail starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks was based off of this same story.

She Loves Me on Broadway Background

She Loves Me is musical written by Tony Award winning playwright Joe Masteroff, a score by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The show has since been revived one time before this production, in 1993 also produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company. This will be its second revival. The 1993 revival was also the first Broadway musical every produced by Roundabout, so this second revival is coming full circle for the company. Furthermore, both the 1993 revival and the 2016 revival are directed by Scott Ellis.

The musical stars Laura Benanti, whose previous Broadway credits include Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, In the Next Room, and Gypsy, for which she won a Tony Award for the role of Louise. Alongside Benanti stars Zachay Levi, who has previously been seen on Broadway in First Date and who is well known for his role on TV’s Chuck.

What’s She Loves Me Like?

The show premiered on Broadway in 1963, when it was nominated for five Tony Awards including Best Musical, but walked away with only one win for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.

The show is always a favorite with audiences, both in its two Broadway productions as well as its run in the West End and its regional productions. With the stellar casting of Zachary Levi and Laura Benanti, the musical is sure to be an extremely fun and beautiful production. Furthermore, Scott Ellis is very experienced with this material, having directed the 1993 Broadway revival, but he is reported to say he has learned a lot more about life since then, so this will be an even more well-conceived take than his previous rendition.

Is She Loves Me Good for Kids?

This musical is suitable for children of all ages, but is most recommended for children over the age of 8. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Theatre Information

Studio 54 Theatre

254 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 922
Entrance: 54th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
Theatre Information

Studio 54 Theatre Seating Chart

She Loves Me Marquee

She Loves Me Marquee

Cast Members

Amalia
Laura Benanti
Sipos
Michael McGrath
Georg
Zachary Levi
Ilona
Jane Krakowski
Maraczek
René Auberjonois
Kodaly
Gavin Creel
Arpad
Nicholas Barasch

Producers

Roundabout Theatre Company

Production Credits

Choreography
Warren Carlyle
Music Direction
Paul Gemignani
Set Design
David Rockwell
Costume Design
Jeff Mahshie
Light Design
Donald Holder
Sound Design
Jon Weston
Orchestrations
Larry Hochman
Lyric
Sheldon Harnick
Music
Joe Masteroff
Book
Jerry Bock
Direction
Scott Ellis

Creative Team

General Manager
Denise Cooper at Roundabout Theatre Company
Casting Director
Jim Carnahan at Roundabout Theatre Company
Advertising Representative
SPOTCo
Press Agent
Polk & Co