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The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway -- Based on the original show that launched Pee-wee Herman into an American pop culture icon, Paul Reubens' beloved quirky character brings his Playhouse to life once more!
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway -- "The Pee-wee Herman Show" is 90 minutes of subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse.
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway -- Pee-Wee Herman returns to TV to star in a new special for HBO.


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19 March 2011 (USA) See more »
Subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse." | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. See more »
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  (in credits order)

Paul Reubens ... Pee-Wee Herman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lexy Fridell ... Chairry / Magic Screen / Ginger (voice)

Jesse Garcia ... Sergio
Haley Jenkins ... Puppeteer

Phil LaMarr ... Cowboy Curtis

Josh Meyers ... Firefighter / Conky (voice) / Clocky (voice) / Randy (voice) / Shamwow (voice)

John Moody ... Mailman Mike

John Paragon ... Jambi / Pterri (voice)

Drew Powell ... Bear / Mr. Window (voice)

Lance Roberts ... King of Cartoons / Globey (voice) / Mr. Knucklehead (voice)

Anna Seidman ... Penny (voice) (archive footage)

Lynne Marie Stewart ... Miss Yvonne

Directed by
Marty Callner 
Writing credits
Paul Reubens (created and conceived by)

Paul Reubens (written by) and
Bill Steinkellner (written by)

John Paragon (additional material)

Josh Meyers (also written by) and
Jonathan Koch (also written by) (as John Koch) and
Paul Rust (also written by)

Paul Reubens (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Bill Steinkellner (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Phil Hartman (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) (as Phil Hartmann) and
John Paragon (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Edie McClurg (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
John Moody (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Lynne Marie Stewart (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) (as Lynne Stewart) and
Ivan Flores (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Brian Seff (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Monica Ganas (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by) and
Tito Larriva (adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by)

Produced by
Kelly Bush Novak .... executive producer (as Kelly Bush)
Marty Callner .... producer
Anne Carusso .... associate producer: Broadway
Allen Cody .... line producer
Randy Donaldson .... producer: Broadway
Carol Fineman .... producer: Broadway
David J. Foster .... associate producer: Broadway
Jared Geller .... associate producer: Broadway
Randall Gladstein .... producer
Adam S. Gordon .... producer: Broadway
Allan S. Gordon .... producer: Broadway
Tim Laczynski .... producer: Broadway
Elan V. McAllister .... producer: Broadway
Roy Miller .... producer: Broadway
Paul Reubens .... executive producer
Scott Sanders .... stage producer
Kristina Sorensen .... associate producer: Broadway
Bonnie Werth .... executive producer
Brian Zeilinger .... producer: Broadway
Original Music by
Jay Cotton 
Film Editing by
Michael Schultz 
Production Design by
Gary Panter 
Costume Design by
Ann Closs  (as Ann Closs-Farley)
Makeup Department
David Kalahiki .... makeup artist
Steven Kirkham .... wigs
Ve Neil .... makeup
Katie Pellegrino .... key makeup artist
Cristina Waltz .... makeup department head
Production Management
Donna D'Amore .... production supervisor
Hilary Gladstein .... production manager
Courtney Hirsch .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christine Clark Bradley .... associate director
Alex Timbers .... staging director
Ian Unterman .... associate director: Broadway
Art Department
Paul Ashton .... house carpenter
Steve Beers .... head carpenter
Daniel Brodie .... associate projection designer
John Deall .... puppet builder
Greg Deresapino .... production props
Artie Esposito .... puppet builder
Andrew Forste .... head props
Patrick Johnson .... puppet builder
Sean W. Johnson .... puppet builder
David Korins .... scenic designer
Rod Lemmond .... associate scenic designer
Alexandra McGee .... puppet builder
Michael McGee .... puppet builder
Jake Pinholster .... projection designer
John J. Tutalo .... production carpenter
Basil Twist .... puppet builder
Russ Walko .... puppet builder
Wayne White .... puppet designer: Ginger
Sound Department
Tony Bandelato .... sound: pl
M.L. Dogg .... sound designer
Francis Elers .... production sound engineer
Tom Holmes .... production audio
Skip Kent .... sound: a2
Joshua Maszle .... audio effects
Justin Milner .... sound: a2
Josh Morton .... post-production sound
Kristian Pedregon .... post-production sound
Paul Sandweiss .... post-production sound
Christian Schrader .... post-production sound
Jocelyn Smith .... sound
Cody Spencer .... sound system designer
Camera and Electrical Department
Rob Balton .... camera operator
Tom Beck .... lighting director
Larry Blanchette .... dolly grip
Marina Blanchette .... dolly grip
Darryl Coleman .... video truck eic
Jeff Crocker .... lighting designer
Joe De Bonis .... camera operator
Bob DelRusso .... camera operator
Dorion Fuchs .... spot operator
Matt Gratz .... spot operator
Mike Grimes .... gaffer
Tommy Hague .... lights programmer
Cletus Karamon .... production electrician
Dan Levine .... video truck
Lyn Noland .... camera operator
Matty Randazzo .... video control
Mark Renaudin .... camera operator
Jack Roche .... tape operator
Ronnie Skopac .... lighting technician (as Ronny Skopac)
Larry Solomon .... camera operator
Ian Vysick .... video truck
Jillian Walcher .... spot operator
Erika Warmbruhn .... spot operator
Josh Weitzman .... head electrician
Richie Wirth .... video truck
Grant W.S. Yaeger .... associate lighting designer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kimberly Baird .... dresser
Melissa Crawford .... wardrobe supervisor
Lauren Oppelt .... dresser
Kharen Zeunert .... assistant costume designer
Music Department
Evan Frankfort .... music producer
Lior Rosner .... composer: additional music
Bert Selen .... additional music production
Bert Selen .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Ramsey Alkaysi .... utilities
Greg Backstrom .... crew: Roundabout Theater Company
Sydney Beers .... crew: Roundabout Theater Company
Bob Benedetti .... head utility (as Robert Benedetti)
Allison Berry .... assistant: Mr. Reubens
Daniel Brodie .... crew: associate projection designer
Lute Ramblin Bruer .... puppeteer (as Lute Breuer)
Carrie Byalick .... publicist
Shenek Byrd .... production assistant
Andrew Covell .... production assistant
Jimmy Cuomo .... design consultant
Oliver Dalzell .... puppeteer
Anthony De Fonzo .... utilities (as Anthony Defonzo)
Chris DeVille .... puppeteer
Eric Duke .... production facilities
Sam Ellis .... technical supervisor
Richard Foreman .... production assistant
Doug Gaeta .... production assistant
Randall Gladstein .... stage manager
Lois L. Griffing .... production stage manager
John Heneghan .... utilities
Alex Hilhorst .... writers assistant
Greg Hoffman .... staging supervisor
Haley Jenkins .... puppeteer
Sean W. Johnson .... puppet consultant
Price Johnston .... crew: assistant projection designer
Molly Kawachi .... publicist
Corey Krueger .... production assistant: Mr. Reubens
James Latus .... assistant stage manager
John LaViolette .... business affairs
Matt Leabo .... puppeteer
Natalie Lent .... digital team
Gena Prastos Linhart .... script supervisor (as Gena Prastos)
Joy G. Magyawe .... house manager: Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Liz Mahoney .... publicist
Joe Mancusi .... utilities
James McCune .... marketing
Larry Morley .... technical supervisor
Eric Novak .... puppeteer
Adam Pagdon .... puppeteer captain
Bob Philpott .... business affairs
David R. Richards .... production assistant
Danny Rivera .... production assistant
Marc Rivera .... production assistant
Scott Rose .... assistant: Broadway
Caesar Samayoa .... understudy
Odile Schalit .... production assistant
Adam Schindler .... assistant to producers
Jessica Scott .... puppeteer
Wendy Seyb .... choreography
Melody Silverman .... business affairs
Steve Smooke .... business affairs
Alexander Sternberg .... production assistant
Micah Stieglitz .... crew: assistant projection designer
Victoria Taylor .... digital team
Basil Twist .... puppetry
Amanda Villalobos .... puppeteer
Bonnie Werth .... marketing
Keith Winikoff .... technical director
Michelle Zamora .... shadow puppet designer
Oriel Zelcer .... production assistant
Michelle Blair .... special thanks
Susan Rosenbluth .... special thanks
Philip Rosenthal .... special thanks (as Phil Rosenthal)
David Schlussel .... special thanks
Joe Witt .... special thanks

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89 min
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18 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
So thrilled and sentimental, I cried, 26 March 2011
Author: suzn_k from United States

25 years ago, every single Saturday morning at my sorority house meant watching Pee-Wee's Playhouse without fail. We all loved it; we all had our favorite characters. Mine was always Chairry. When CBS cancelled the show, I was heartsick. The show meant so much to us! And I have missed everything about it.

Seeing this Broadway comeback on HBO couldn't have been more thrilling for a Pee-Wee's playhouse fan like me. I only wish I were lucky enough to be in the audience. It was great seeing so many of the original characters. Sadly, we missed Phil Hartman. How great to see the original Miss Yvonne!

The staging and production was AMAZING. The puppeteers and voice-over artists were outstanding. And what can I say about Pee-Wee except I am so, so happy to see him again. There were so many moments that made me laugh so hard, but I don't want to spoil it for anyone. Let's just say, Pee-Wee is EXACTLY the same. He never misses a beat. The songs are exceptional. If you loved Pee-Wee's playhouse in the 1984 movie or in the late 80s on TV there is no way you won't enjoy this. And keep in mind, this was a live show...and everything came out perfectly. I hope this is just the beginning of Pee-Wee's comeback. You are our real Peter Pan! Thank you so much for this show!

Much love, your fan and friend, Susan in Chicago

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