Photo Flash: Steamy First Look at Zach Braff, Marin Mazzie & More in Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY; Plus Behind the Scenes Video!
Entertainment Weekly has revealed a steamy first look at the cast of Woody Allen's new musical BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, heading into the St. James Theatre this April. Below, check out the photo, as well as a behind-the-scenes video of the shoot!
The new musical, written by Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award® winner Susan Stroman. As previously announced, Bullets Over Broadway will star Brooks Ashmanskas as "Warner Purcell," Zach Braff as "David Shayne," Marin Mazzie as "Helen Sinclair," Nick Cordero as "Cheech," Vincent Pastore as "Nick Valenti," Betsy Wolfe as "Ellen," Lenny Wolpe as "Julian Marx" and Heléne Yorke as "Olive Neal."
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY will also feature Clyde Alves (Nice Work if You Can Get It), Jim Borstelmann (Chaplin), Janet Dickinson (How The Grinch Stole Christmas), Kimberly Fauré (Anything Goes), Paige Faure (Cinderella), Casey Garvin (Bare), Sarah Lin Johnson (Broadway debut), Andy Jones (Cinderella),Amanda Kloots-Larsen (Follies), Kevin Ligon (The Chosen), Brittany Marcin(Anything Goes), James Moye (Million Dollar Quartet), Beth Johnson Nicely(Irving Berlin's White Christmas) and Eric Santagata (Chaplin) among the ensemble cast of 29.
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).
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.
Five time Tony Award® winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman will bring the new musical to the stage with a Tony Award® winning 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 will feature existing music of the period.
Go behind the scenes of the shoot in the video below!