Marin Mazzie to Open NHL Stadium Series at Yankee's Stadium with National Anthem, 1/26
Three time Tony Award nominated Broadway favorite Marin Mazzie (Passion; Ragtime; Kiss Me, Kate), who will star as "Helen Sinclair" in the world premiere production of the new musical comedy Bullets Over Broadway this spring, will sing the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium this Sunday, January 26th to open the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series in New York, the National Hockey League announced today.
Mazzie's performance and the game will be broadcast Live Nationwide from Yankee Stadium at 12:56pm (EST) on NBC in the U.S. and CBC in Canada.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY will begin preview performances on Tuesday, March 11 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street).
Marin Mazzie (Helen Sinclair). Critically acclaimed actress and singer Marin Mazzie, has been heard in many of the country's major symphony halls, cabaret and concert venues, and has starred in some of the most memorable musicals on the Broadway stage and London's West End. She most recently co-starred in the Off-Broadway revival of Carrie (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations) and starred on Broadway in Next to Normal opposite real life husband Jason Danieley. Marin received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations and an Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Lilli/Katharine in the hit revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and later received an Olivier Award nomination when she made her West End debut in the show. Other Broadway credits include Enron, Monty Python's Spamalot (also West End), Ragtime (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics nominations), Passion (Tony nomination), Man of La Mancha, Into the Woods, Big River, and Out of this World and Kismet (both for Encores!). Other Off-Broadway credits include The Vagina Monologues, The Trojan Women: A Love Story and And the World Goes 'Round (also National Tour). www.MarinMazzie.com, www.MarinandJason.com.
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 will feature Brooks Ashmanskas (The Producers) as "Warner Purcell," Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Zach Braff ("Scrubs," Garden State) as "David Shayne," Nick Cordero (Rock of Ages) as "Cheech," 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 Karen Ziemba as "Eden Brent" and also feature Clyde Alves (Nice Work if You Can Get It), Jim Borstelmann (Chaplin), Preston Truman Boyd (Big Fish), Janet Dickinson (How The Grinch Stole Christmas), Bryn Dowling (Chicago), Kelcy Griffin (Memphis tour), Kim Fauré (Anything Goes), Paige Faure (Cinderella), Casey Garvin (Bare), Dan Horn (Cinderella), Sarah Lin Johnson (Broadway debut), Andy Jones (Cinderella), Amanda Kloots-Larsen (Follies), Kevin Ligon (The Chosen), Synthia Link (Big Fish), Brittany Marcin (Anything Goes), James Moye (Million Dollar Quartet), Beth Johnson Nicely (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Eric Santagata (Chaplin) and Kevin Worley (A Chorus Line) among the ensemble cast of 29.
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 Theaters and associate producer Don't Speak, LLC.