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Broadway Rewind: FIRST DATE Gets a Shot at Love on Broadway in 2013 VideoBroadway Rewind: FIRST DATE Gets a Shot at Love on Broadway in 2013
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when First Date arrived on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, where it played for 174 performances. Led by Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez, the musical featured a book by Austin Winsberg and music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner.

TBT: FIRST DATE Makes Its First Impression On Broadway! VideoTBT: FIRST DATE Makes Its First Impression On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2019

This is definitely something that will last: on this day six years ago, the original musical First Date officially opened on Broadway! To celebrate, we're looking back at the show's opening night with Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez, and more. Get a peek at the show's first impression by checking out the video!

VIDEO: Snow White & Prince Charming Sing Out in ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical Episode
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

The highly-anticipated musical episode of ONCE UPON A TIME entitled 'The Song in Your Heart,' will air on Sunday, May 7 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) on The ABC Television Network. Watch Ginnifer Goodwin (Snow White) and Josh Dallas (Prince Charming) perform in a new clip below!

VIDEO: Mirror, Mirror! New Clip of the Evil Queen Singing in ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical Episode
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The highly-anticipated musical episode of ONCE UPON A TIME entitled 'The Song in Your Heart,' will air on Sunday, May 7 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) on The ABC Television Network. Watch Lana Parrilla sing as the Evil Queen in a new clip below!

VIDEO: First Look & Song List for ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical Episode!
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

ABC has shared a first look at the highly-anticipated musical episode of ONCE UPON A TIME titled 'The Song in Your Heart'. In the episode, one wish upon a star makes the entire enchanted forest burst into song.

VIDEO: First Look at Rehearsals for FIRST DATE at San Diego Musical Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) presents the complete cast and creative team for the San Diego Regional Premiere of First Date. This musical comedy includes music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, with a book by Austin Winsberg. First Date marks the opening of SDMT's 2017 Off Broadway Series and features direction by J. Scott Lapp, music direction by Jon Lorenz, and choreography by Allison Spratt Pearce. Performances run from March 31 - May 7, 2017 at the Horton Grand Theatre. 

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of La Mirada Theatre's West Coast Debut of FIRST DATE
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2015

The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts/McCoy Rigby Entertainment presents the Southern California Premiere Production of the Broadway Musical 'FIRST DATE' now playing through Oct. 11, 2015- directed by Nick DeGruccio  at LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Watch Two Scenes from FIRST DATE's Chicago Premiere at the Royal George
by TV - On the Road - Feb 10, 2015

FIRST DATE features a book by Austin Winsberg ('Gossip Girl') and Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed). The musical comedy is produced by Jeanne McInerney and First Date, LLC, and will be directed by J.R. Rose, with musical direction by Elizabeth Doran and choreography by Becky DeDecker. At a rapid-fire 90 minutes, FIRST DATE features a stellar ensemble cast in this Chicago premiere, currently in previews at the Royal George Cabaret. The official opening is slated for Feb. 12. Click below to watch two numbers from the show!

Skip the Coasters- Watch a Theme Park Performance Roundup!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2014

Over the weekend, two dozen thrill-seekers got more than they bargained for at Six Flags. Twenty four guests were trapped for five hours at 75 feet above the ground on the Joker's Jinx roller coaster in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Though all of the guests made it to solid ground physically unscathed, the situation got us thinking about all of the fun to be had at the great theme parks of the world- but at ground level.

STAGE TUBE: Marc Jacoby, Gregg Edelman, Johnny Rabe & More in Highlights of SECONDHAND LIONS
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2013

An all-star cast takes the stage at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the celebrated organization's 15th new musical, Secondhand Lions. Based on the beloved film starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, Secondhand Lions springs to musical life in Seattle with a superbly talented cast of Broadway stars and Seattle musical theater actors. Check out some highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch 'You Have Brought Me Love' from 5th Avenue's SECONDHAND LIONS
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2013

An all-star cast takes the stage at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the celebrated organization's 15th new musical, Secondhand Lions. Based on the beloved film starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, Secondhand Lions springs to musical life in Seattle with a superbly talented cast of Broadway stars and Seattle musical theater actors. Below check out a sneak peek of 'You Have Brought Me Love'.

STAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of FIRST DATE!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2013

The original Broadway cast recording of First Date, the critically acclaimed new musical comedy starring Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, will be released digitally and exclusively available at the Longacre Theatre Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Executive produced by Altar Identity Studios the CD, released by Yellow Sound Label, will be available in stores and everywhere music is sold Tuesday, October 15, 2013. With a book by Austin Winsberg, First Datei s directed by Bill Berry, has a musical staging by Josh Rhodes, with orchestrations byAugust Eriksmoen and musical supervision, vocal and incidental arrangements by Dominick Amendum. Click here to pre-order. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast as they record the show's opener- 'The One.'

STAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of FIRST DATE; Album Now Available for Pre-Order
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2013

The original Broadway cast recording of FIRST DATE, the critically acclaimed new musical comedy starring Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, will be released digitally and exclusively available at the Longacre Theatre Tuesday, September 24, 2013, with digital pre-sale beginning today at Amazon.com. Executive produced by Altar Identity Studios the CD, released by Yellow Sound Label, will be available in stores and everywhere music is sold Tuesday, October 15, 2013. With a book by Austin Winsberg, FIRST DATEi s directed by Bill Berry, has a musical staging by Josh Rhodes, with orchestrations by August Eriksmoen and musical supervision, vocal and incidental arrangements by Dominick Amendum. Check out a brief, first look at the cast in the recording studio below!

STAGE TUBE: Jason Danieley and Kevin Earley Perform 'Unlike Anyone I've Ever Known' from SECONDHAND LIONS
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2013

An all-star cast will take the stage at The 5th Avenue Theatre this fall in the celebrated organization's 15th new musical, Secondhand Lions. Based on the beloved film starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, Secondhand Lions springs to musical life in Seattle with a superbly talented cast of Broadway stars and Seattle musical theater actors. Click below to watch Jason Danieley and Kevin Earley perform 'Unlike Anyone I've Ever Known' from The Secondhand Lions Spotlight Night at 5th Avenue Theatre on August 20!

BWW TV: Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez & More Celebrate Opening Night of FIRST DATE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2013

FIRST DATE opened last night on Broadway and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez and the rest of the cast and creative team about the exciting new show. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at Video from FIRST DATE on Broadway Starring Zachary Levi & Krysta Rodriguez!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2013

FIRST DATE opens tonight on Broadway and we're excited to present an exclusive first look at scenes from the hot new musical starring Zachary Levi, star of TV's 'Chuck,' Disney's feature film Tangled and Thor: The Dark World, making his Broadway debut opposite Broadway and television ingenue Krysta Rodriguez ('Smash,' The Addams Family). Check out a montage below from First Date, Broadway's new romantic musical comedy and then click to buy tickets!

VIDEO: Zachary Levi Chats FIRST DATE on Leno
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

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.' Check out his appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: Eric Ankrim, Krysta Rodriquez, Zachary Levi Perform FIRST DATE Standby Rap!
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2013

In the video below, standby Eric Ankrim teams with Krysta Rodriquez, Zachary Levi and the rest of the cast to rap about filling in for Levi, who will be out of the show to attend Comic-Con in San Diego.

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of FIRST DATE's Broadway Photo Shoot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2013

Zachary Levi, star of TV's 'Chuck,' Disney's feature film Tangled and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World, will make his Broadway debut starring opposite Broadway and television ingenue Krysta Rodriguez('Smash,' The Addams Family) in First Date, Broadway's new romantic musicalcomedy. With a book by Austin Winsberg ('Gossip Girl'), music and lyrics byAlan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed) and musical staging by Josh Rhodes (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) First Dateis directed by Bill Berry (Producing Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre). In the video below, meet the cast of the Broadway-bound show and go behind the scenes of their Broadway photo shoot!

STAGE TUBE: Krysta Rodriguez Performs Song from FIRST DATE
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2013

SMASH's Krysta Rodriguez sings a song from the upcoming new Broadway musical FIRST DATE during Broadway Rocks, a concert supporting St. Mary's Kids, also featuring Rodriguez's co-star Zachary Levi. Click below to watch her performance!

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