Zach Braff 'Honored and Excited' to Make Broadway Debut in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Zach Braff is heading back to the stage in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, which is set to open on April 10, 2014, and last night at the BIG FISH opening night red carpet, he shared his excitement about making his Broadway debut. He told Richard Ridge: "I've done Second Stage, and the Public, and the Delacorte, but never Broadway! So I'm going to the St. James and I'm very honored and excited."
He continued: "I've been going to musical theatre since I was a little boy and to all of a sudden be doing a reading of a new musical with Susan Stroman and Woody Allen...it's stuff I dreamed about as a kid."
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY will feature Brooks Ashmanskas (The Producers), Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Zach Braff ("Scrubs," Garden State), Vincent Pastore("The Sopranos"), Betsy Wolfe (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Heléne Yorke (Grease) among an ensemble cast of 29. Additional casting will be announced.
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 an award winning design team of Broadway veterans including Tony Award winners Santo Loquasto (scenic design),William Ivey Long (costume design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Doug Besterman (orchestrations) and Glen Kelly(musical arrangements and supervision) and Peter Hylenski (sound design) and Andy Einhorn (musical direction).
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