Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date
The world premiere production of the new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY,written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award® winner Susan Stroman, will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, August 24 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street).
As of that date, the musical will have played 156 regular performances and 33 preview performances. BULLETS OVER BROADWAY began previews March 11 and officially opened on April 10, 2014. The shows grosses while never stellar, started averaging at approximately 60% of the show's potential gross, and has dropped in recent weeks to the low 40% range.
Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg said "We are tremendously proud of this show and every single person involved with it. It has been a true pleasure, and we know thatBullets Over Broadway will have a long life in future productions to come."
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY stars Brooks Ashmanskas(The Producers) as "Warner Purcell," Golden Globe® and Emmy Award nominee Zach Braff("Scrubs," Garden State) as "David Shayne," Tony Award® nominee Nick Cordero (Rock of Ages) as "Cheech," Tony Award® nominee Marin Mazzie (Passion; Ragtime; Kiss Me, Kate) as "Helen Sinclair," Vincent Pastore ("The Sopranos") as "Nick Valenti," Betsy Wolfe (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) as "Ellen," Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone) as "Julian Marx,"Heléne Yorke (Grease) as "Olive Neal" and Tony Award® winner Karen Ziemba (Contact) as "Eden Brent."
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY also features Clyde Alves, Jim Borstelmann, Preston Truman Boyd, Janet Dickinson, Bryn Dowling, Kim Fauré, Casey Garvin, Kelcy Griffin,Dan Horn, Sarah Lin Johnson, Andy Jones, Amanda Kloots-Larsen, Kevin Ligon, Synthia Link, Brittany Marcin, James Moye, Beth Johnson Nicely, Eric Santagata, Jonalyn Saxerand Kevin Worley.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY tells the story of an aspiring young playwright (Braff) newly arrived on Broadway in 1920's New York who is forced to cast a mobster's (Pastore) talentless girlfriend (Yorke) in his latest drama in order to get it produced.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY features a design team of Broadway veterans including Santo Loquasto (scenic design), William Ivey Long (costume design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Peter Hylenski (sound design), Paul Huntley (wig and hair design), William Berloni(animal training), Glen Kelly (music supervision and adaptation / additional Lyrics), Doug Besterman (orchestrations) and Andy Einhorn (music direction/conductor and vocal arrangements). The Broadway production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY features existing music of the period.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY is produced by Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg and co-produced by Edward Walson, Leroy Schecter, Roy Furman, Broadway Across America,Just for Laughs Theatricals/Jacki Barlia Florin, Harold Newman and Jujamcyn Theatersand associate producer Don't Speak, LLC.
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