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VIDEO: Zachary Levi Chats FIRST DATE on Leno


Zachary Levi stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night to chat about his starring role in the new Broadway musical 'First Date.'

"It's a dream come true," says the actor of his Broadway debut. "I dreamt about doing Broadway and I dreamt about living in New York, so now I get to check off 'Live in New York', 'Originate a Broadway musical' - it's great!" Check out the appearance below!

Levi, star of TV's "Chuck," Disney's feature film Tangled and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World makes his Broadway debut starring opposite Broadway and television ingénue Krysta Rodriguez ("Smash," The Addams Family) in First Date at Broadway's Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).

With a book by Austin Winsberg ("Gossip Girl"), music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed) and musical staging by Josh Rhodes (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) First Date is directed by Bill Berry (Producing Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre).

Featuring Sara Chase ("Arrested Development," The Toxic Avenger), Kristoffer Cusick(Wicked, Rent), Blake Hammond (Sister Act, Billy Elliot) and Kate Loprest("Boardwalk Empire," Hairspray), the cast of First Date also includes Vicki Noon(Wicked, Mamma Mia!).First Date began performances on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, and opens Thursday, August 8, 2013.

Tickets for First Date are on sale now. Tickets range from $35 to $137, and can be purchased at (212.239.6200). The performance schedule is as follows:Tuesday-Saturday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm and 7pm. Beginning August 5, 2013 the performance schedule is as follows: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm and 7pm.

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