BIG FISH

Big Fish

Theatre
Neil Simon Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019
Running Time
2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission
Schedule
Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm
Wednesday at 2pm and 8pm
Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday at 3pm
Price
$55 - $155
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BIG FISH is a new Broadway musical featuring direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party) and a new book by esteemed screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can), Tony nominee Kate Baldwin (Giant, Finian's Rainbow) and Tony nominee Bobby Steggert (Giant, Ragtime) lead the cast of amazing characters.
Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed Columbia Pictures film directed by Tim Burton, 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.
Overflowing with heart, humor and spectacular stagecraft, BIG FISH is an extraordinary new Broadway musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre--for an experience that's richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.

BIG FISH Makes Final Splash on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2013

The Broadway musical Big Fish will play its final performance today, December 29, 2013, after 34 previews and 98 regular performances at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street). Big Fish began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, and opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: The Company of BIG FISH
by Walter McBride - December 28, 2013

The Broadway musical Big Fish will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013, after 34 previews and 98 regular performances at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street). Big Fish began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, and opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Below you can check out photos of the company in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

13 in 30: Video Highlights from 2013- BIG FISH
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 20, 2013

2014 is upon us, which means that i's time to look back on all of the highs and lows that this past theatre season has brought. BroadwayWorld is wrapping up the year by tributing our favorite moments of 2013, and in this series, we're highlighting 13 of our favorite musical moments on stage in just 30 seconds. Below, check out a 30 second clip from one of our favorite musicals of the year- Big Fish. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: 50 USO Members Attend BIG FISH!
by Jennifer Broski - December 20, 2013

Broadway's new musical Big Fish will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013. This is your last chance to see two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can), Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Giant, Finian's Rainbow) and Bobby Steggert (Giant, Ragtime) onstage at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). 50 uniformed members of the USO attended the show earlier this week and you can check out photos of them with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BIG FISH's Kate Baldwin Unveils Sardi's Portrait
by Walter McBride - December 20, 2013

The cast of Broadway's Big Fish gathered at Sardi's last night, December 20, to honor their fellow cast mate Kate Baldwin with her very own portrait. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

BIG FISH Enters Final Three Weeks of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2013

Broadway's new musical Big Fish will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013. This is your last chance to see two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can), Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Giant, Finian's Rainbow) and Bobby Steggert (Giant, Ragtime) onstage at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin & the Cast of BIG FISH
by Jennifer Broski - December 9, 2013

Broadway Records will release the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical Big Fish digitally on Friday, February 7, 2014 and everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The album will be produced by Andrew Lippa and Michael Croiter. Sign up to pre-order athttp://amzn.com/B00H3UKZ6E. Big Fish began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, officially opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013 and will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). The cast was in the recording studio earlier today and you can check out behind the scenes photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Chatting With BIG FISH's Brad Oscar!
by Joseph F. Panarello - November 26, 2013

Tony nominated Brad Oscar talks about replacing Nathan Lane, working with Susan Stroman and appearing the the new musical Big Fish (more...)

Susan Stroman Announces BIG FISH Cast Album in the Works!
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2013

The Broadway musical Big Fish will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013, but the show will have a life after its run at the Neil Simon Theatre. A 92Y representative confirmed that, Susan Stroman, who was a panelist at last night's 'From Book to Screen: Big Fish- A Conversation with the Creative Team' at the 92Y, revealed that an original cast album is on the way. Additional details have not yet been announced. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andy Cohen Does BIG FISH's Alabama Stomp on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE
by Stage Tube - November 13, 2013

On last night's episode of Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live,' Big Fish's Joshua Buscher stopped by the Clubhouse as guest bartender, and while he was there, he gave the other guests an 'Alabama Stomp' dance lesson. In the video below, watch as he taught host Andy Cohen (and MJ and Mike of "Shahs of Sunset") a few of Susan Stroman's signature steps from the show's opening number! (more...)

Breaking News: BIG FISH to Close on Broadway December 29, 2013
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2013

The Broadway musical Big Fish will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013, after 34 previews and 98 regular performances at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street). Big Fish began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, and opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kate Baldwin Sings 'I Don't Need a Roof' from BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - November 7, 2013

Kate Baldwin just visited 'Good Day NY' where she performed 'I Don't Need a Roof' accompanied by Andrew Lippa. Check out her full appearance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New TV Spot Released for Broadway's BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - November 6, 2013

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 is currently playing at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Check out a just-released television spot for the musical below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Director Susan Stroman Talks BIG FISH Choreography
by Stage Tube - October 29, 2013

In the video below, hear from five-time Tony-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman about the many unique styles of dance in Big Fish on Broadway! (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- BIG FISH's Leah Hofmann
by BWW Staff - October 25, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Leah Hofmann, who is starring in Big Fish- currently playing at the Neil SimonTheatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bobby Steggert Talks BIG FISH's Father-Son Themes
by Naomi Serviss - October 21, 2013

Bobby Steggert plays a young man whose feet are firmly on the ground while his father spins tales far larger than life. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- BIG FISH's Ciara Renee
by BWW Staff - October 18, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Ciara Renee, who is starring as 'The Witch' in Big Fish- currently playing at the Neil SimonTheatre. (more...)

In the Spotlight: Cast of BIG FISH
by Walter McBride - October 14, 2013

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 opened on Broadway on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Below you can check out photos of the cast in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's BIG FISH!
by Meet the Cast - October 14, 2013

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 opened on Broadway on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz Out of BIG FISH Tonight Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2013

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Norbert Leo Butz, who is currently leading BIG FSH at the Neil Simon Theatre, will be out of the show tonight, October 10, due to illness. Butz revealed to BroadwayWolrd's Richard Ridge on Sunday's opening night that he was feeling 'under the weather.' Understudy Ben Crawford will step in for Butz in his absence. (more...)

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