Twitter Watch: Fashion Guru Joan Rivers Applauds BIG FISH & Norbert Leo Butz!
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On Twitter, Joan Rivers had this to say:
@Joan_Rivers: "What a huge, smash hit musical @BigFishBroadway will be! The cast is superb, and the lead, Norbert Leo Butz, is tremendous!"
Directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family), and a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John August (Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), BIG FISH began performances on Broadway, Thursday, September 5, 2013 and will open Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street).
Starring two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can) as Edward Bloom, Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Giant, Finian's Rainbow) as Sandra Bloom, Tony Award nominee Bobby Steggert (Giant, Ragtime) as Will Bloom, Krystal Joy Brown(Leap Of Faith) as Josephine Bloom, Anthony Pierini (Mary Poppins) and Zachary Unger (Chaplin) alternating as Young Will, Ryan Andes as Karl, Ben Crawford as Don Price, and Tony Award nomineeBrad Oscar as Amos Calloway, BIG FISH features JC Montgomery, Ciara Renée, Kirsten Scott andSarrah Strimel, in a cast of 27 that includes Preston Truman Boyd, Bree Branker, Alex Brightman,Joshua Buscher, Robin Campbell, Bryn Dowling, Jason Lee Garrett, Leah Hofmann, Synthia Link,Angie Schworer, Lara Seibert, Tally Sessions, Cary Tedder and Ashley Yeater.
BIG FISH centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest... and then some! Edward's incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him - most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father's epic tales. BIG FISH is about dreaming, loving and living bigger.
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