Broadway shows announced for the 2016-17 season

• Theatre: Lyric
• First Preview: April 16, 2016
• Opening: May 25, 2016
• Written by “Bob & Bill” (Guy Dubuc and Marc Lessard).
• Director: Philippe Decouflé
• Cast: Ruby Lewis
• New musical that will represent the first Cirque du Soleil show assembled expressly for Broadway. Although it is scheduled to open in the 2015-16 season, it won’t be eligible for the Tony Awards until 2017.
• Theatre: Booth
• First Preview: May 28, 2016
• Opening: June 6, 2016
• Written by “God,” as transcribed by David Javerbaum
• Director: Joe Mantello
• Cast: Ruby Sean Hayes
• Revival of the 2015 comedy in which “the Almighty and His devoted Angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He’s finally arrived to set the record straight … and He’s not holding back!”MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
• Theatre: Nederlander
• Previews Begin: July 12, 2016
• Opening: TBA
• Book by Berry Gordy. Score by stars of the Motown era
• Director: Charles Randolph-Wright
• Cast: TBA
• Return engagement of the Broadway musical that ran 738 performances 2013-2015.CATS
• Theatre: Neil Simon
• Previews: July 14, 2016
• Opening: Aug. 2, 2016
• Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
• Director: Trevor Nunn
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the musical that ran 7,485 performances 1982-2000.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target First Preview: July 19, 2016.
• Target Opening: Aug. 18, 2016.
• Songs by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
• Director: Jerry Zaks
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the long-running revue showcasing the team’s songs, such as “Hound Dog,” “Charlie Brown” and ” On Broadway.”

• Theatre: Imperial
• Target Opening: October 2016
• Music, lyrics and book by Dave Malloy
• Director: Rachel Chavkin
• Cast: Josh Groban
• Broadway production of the musical that played Off-Broadway in 2013.

HOLIDAY INN: The New Irving Berlin Musical
• Theatre: Studio 54
• First Preview: September 1, 2016
• Opening: October 13, 2016
• Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge.
• Director: Gordon Greenberg
• Cast: TBA
• Roundabout Theatre Company presents a stage adaptation of the 1942 film classic produced previously at Goodspeed Musicals and the St. Louis Muny.

• Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman
• First Preview: September 20, 2016
• Opening: October 13, 2016
• Written by Simon Stephens
• Director: Mark Brokaw
• Cast: Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker
• “Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game.”
• Broadway transfer of the 2015 Off-Broadway hit two-hander by the author of Tony winner The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

• Theatre: American Airlines
• First Preview: September 15, 2016
• Opening: October 16, 2016
• Written by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Stephen Karam
• Director: Simon Godwin
• Cast: Diane Lane
• Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new adaptation of the Chekhov classic.

• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: September 20, 2016
• Opening: October 20, 2016
• Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
• Director: Jack O’Brien
• Cast: Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson MaysRosemary Harris and Sherie Rene Scott
• Revival of the classic 1928 comedy about tough reporters trying to beat each other for the big scoop.
• Produced on Broadway by Scott Rudin

• Theatre: Walter Kerr
• First Preview: September 29, 2016
• Target Opening: October 27, 2016
• Written by William Finn (music & lyrics), James Lapine (book)
• Director: James Lapine
• Cast: Christian BorleStephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells
• As Marvin struggles to create a ‘tight knit family’ out of his eclectic array of core relationships (including his ex-wife, his new boyfriend, his adolescent son, his psychiatrist, and his neighbors) amidst a series of monumental life changes, he is forced to reckon with his own views on love, responsibility, and what it means to be a man.
• Originally announced for spring 2016, but rescheduled to 2016-17.

• Theatre: Booth
• Previews: October 8, 2016
• Opening: October 30, 2016
• Written by Christopher Hampston
• Director: Josie Rourke
• Cast: Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber
• Revival of the 1985 play about sexual intrigue in 18 th century France.
• Transfer of hit 2015 production from Donmar Warehouse in London.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Fall 2016
• Written by Henrik Ibsen in a new translation by David Hare
• Director: Matthew Warchus
• Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Linda Emond and Sarah Snook
• Broadway transfer of the 2015 London revival of the 1892 classic, produced by Scott Rudin.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Fall 2016
• Written by Matthew Sklar & Marvin Hamlisch (music), Nell Benjamin (lyrics), Chad Beguelin & Bob Martin (book)
• Director: Jerry Mitchell
• Cast: Lillias White, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel, Haven Burton, Lori Tan Chinn and Stefanie Powers
• In 2007, a group of expert dancers was tasked with getting professional basketball’s first ever senior citizen dance team performance-ready. The venue? Center court. The genre? Hip-hop. Over the coming months, bonds would be formed, generation gaps would be crossed, and, eventually, some pretty hot moves would be busted.
• Based on the 2008 documentary of the same name, the show makes its world premiere in December 2015 at Broadway In Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre. Originally announced for a spring 2016 opening on Broadway; subsequently rescheduled for fall 2016.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Late December 2016
• Written by Andrew Upton
• Director: John Crowley
• Cast: Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh
• New play based on Anton Chekhov’s Platonov, with the action transposed to the 1990s.
• Seen previously at the Sydney Theatre Company of Australia, where it debuted in 2015.

• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: 2016-2017 season
• Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Terrence McNally
• Director: Darko Tresnjak
• Cast: FTBA
• Inspired by the 1997 film about a young woman who may be the last surviving member of the Russian royal family. The score includes songs from the movie, including the Oscar- nominated “Journey to the Past,” plus an entirely new score from the Tony Award-winning team.
• The musical is having its world premiere at Hartford Stage May 12 through June 19.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: spring 2017
• Written by David Greig (book), Marc Shaiman (music & lyrics), Scott Wittman (lyrics), Roald Dahl (novel)
• Director: Jack O’Brien
• Cast: TBA
• When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it’s the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he’s always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.
• The West End production has been running successfully since June 2013.

• Theatre: TBA
• Previews: TBA
• Opens: Spring 2017
• Book, music and lyrics by the Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein.
• Director: Christopher Ashley
• Cast: TBA
• New musical that explores the lasting connection forged between a group of travelers whose planes were diverted to a small Newfoundland town on Sept. 11, 2001.
• The show had its world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse in summer 2015, prior to a fall 2015 run at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, where it broke box-office records. A tryout tour is planned. It will play Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre Sept. 2-Oct. 9, 2016, followed by a Nov. 15, 2016-Jan. 1, 2017, run at Toronto’s Mirvish Theatre.

• Theatre: TBA
• Previews: March 13, 2017
• Opens: April 20, 2017
• Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman; book by Michael Stewart
• Director: Jerry Zaks; choreographer: Warren Carlyle
• Cast: Bette Midler
• Revival of the blockbuster 1964 musical.

• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: 2016-2017 season
• Music by Richard Oberacker and book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker
• Director/Choreographer: Andy Blankenbuhler
• Cast: Laura Osnes and Corey Cott
• This self-described “big-band musical” had a hit first production in summer/fall 2015 at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017 season
• Book by Daniel Goldfarb; music and lyrics by Bert Berns
• Musical Director: Steven Van Zandt
• Cast: TBA
• A musical that showcases the songbook of 1960s hitmaker Bert Berns.
• The show was first presented Off-Broadway in 2014, and is planned for Broadway by a producing team that includes Merged Work Productions, Jack Thomas, Steven Van Zandt, Paul Shaffer, Maureen Van Zandt and Joe Grano.


• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (music & lyrics), Marco Pennette (book), Jason Filardi (original screenplay)
• Director: Adam Shankman
• Cast: TBA
• A man who is unhappy with how his life has turned out at 37 wakes up as his 17-year-old self and is given a second-chance to rewrite his story. A musical adaptation of the film, which starred Zac Efron.
• Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is producing and held an industry-only presentation March 6, 2015, starring Darren Criss.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Mid 2017
• Written by Dan Messé (music), Nathan Tyson (lyrics), Craig Lucas (book)
• Director: Pam MacKinnon
• Cast: TBA
• A musical adaptation of the award-winning 2001 film, which starred Audrey Tautou as a shy waitress with a wild imagination.
• Composer Dan Messé, who penned music for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night with his Brooklyn-based folk-rock band Hem, has adapted Amélie for the stage. A developmental workshop was held in July, led by MacKinnon. The show had its world premiere at Berkeley Rep in August 2015, starring Samantha Barks and Adam Chandler-Berat.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Mark Mancina (music), Glen Berger (book)
• Director: John Doyle
• Cast: TBA
• A musically gifted orphan runs away from his New York City foster home in search of his birth parents. On his journey, he’s taken under the wing of a street Maestro named Wizard, who discovers his musical genius, names him ‘August Rush,’ and devises a plan to profit from his talent.
• In development for a possible Broadway future. Producers include Warner Brothers, CJ Entertainment and Richard B. Lewis. A workshop was held Nov-Dec 2014, ending with a closed-door presentation. The workshop starred Ethan Khusidman, Terrence Mann, Isabel Keating, Alexander Gemignani, Mark Jacoby and Will Connolly.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by David Austin (music), Iris Rainer Dart (lyrics & book), Thom Thomas (book)
• Director: Eric Schaeffer
• Cast: Whitney BashorShoshana Bean
• Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie’s oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials.
• Beaches continued its development with a second regional production at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago, June – August 2015. It is aiming for Broadway with producers attached.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Carol Hall (music & lyrics), Peter Masterson and Larry L. King (book)
• Director: Rob Ashford
• Cast: TBA
• Whorehouse recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the best pleasure palaces in all of Texas…that is, until the crusading television reporter Melvin P. Thorpe focuses his cameras and his righteous indignation on the institution.
• Jerry Frankel and Jeffrey Richards will produce this revival, to be directed and coreographed by Rob Ashford.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Alan Menken (music), Chazz Palminteri and Glenn Slater (book & lyrics)
• Director: Robert De Niro & Jerry Zaks
• Cast: TBA
• A musical version of Chazz Palminteri’s solo show, which tells the story of Calogero Anello, a young boy from a working class family who gets involved in the world of organized crime.
• A developmental workshop was held in August 2014, with new music by Alan Menken (at first David Bryan of Bon Jovi was attached). Dodger Theatricals joined as co-producers. A February-March 2016 premiere at Paper Mill Payhouse was announced in February 2015, with Jerry Zaksand Robert De Niro as co-directors.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Spring 2017
• Written by Susan Werner (music and lyrics), Ron Shelton (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A musical version of the film about a romance set in the world of minor league baseball, being produced by Jack Viertel.
• A world-premiere production starring Will Swenson had a run at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in 2014. Co-producer Jack Viertel said a spring 2017 production was “likely.”

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017 season
• Written by Lawrence Wright
• Director: Molly Smith
• Cast: TBA
• A drama about President Jimmy Carter’s Nobel Prize-winning efforts to bring the leaders of Israel and Egypt to sign a peace agreement after years of war.
• Camp David had its world premiere at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage in 2014. It will play a pre-Broadway engagement at The Old Globe in San Diego May 13-June 19, 2016. It will be produced on Broadway by Steve Traxler and Gerald Rafshoon.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Book by Marc Acito. Music from the EMI/Feist Robbins catalog, All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC. Conceived by Tina Marie Casamento. Musical Arrangements by David Libby. Additional music by David Libby, and additional lyrics by Casamento/Acito/Libby.
• Cast: TBA
• The musical traces the early life of Judy Garland, from her small-town birth to her starring role in the film classic “The Wizard of Oz.”
• The show had a developmental world premiere production in Flat Rock, NC in November 2015, and is planning a full production at Goodspeed Musicals in September 2016 before a potential Broadway transfer.

• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Mark Medoff
• Director: Kenny Leon
• Cast: TBA
• The story of James Leeds, a new teacher at a school for the deaf, and Sarah Norman, the school’s one-time star student who has stayed behind as its cleaning woman rather than venturing out into the hearing world.
• Premiered on Broadway in 1980. It ran for more than two years and won the Tony award for Best Play. Hal Luftig will produce this revival, which was aiming for the 2015-16 season.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017
• Written by Troy Britton Johnson (book, music & lyrics)
• Director: Jerry Mitchell
• Cast: TBA
• A modern-day story about a group of young people in search of themselves — who wind up following a charismatic cult leader who happens to worship all things “Partridge.”
• An industry reading was held October 10, 2014. The presentation was produced by Lou Spisto, directed by Mitchell and featured Aaron TveitAnnaleigh AshfordTelly LeungChristopher Sieber and Wesley Taylor.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Sheryl Crow (music and lyrics), Barry Levinson (book)
• Director: Kathleen Marshall
• Cast: TBA
• It’s Christmas 1959 in Baltimore and six high school buddies, now in their twenties, reunite at their old hangout, The Fells Point Diner – before one of them ties the knot.
• Diner first postponed its Broadway opening from April 2013 to fall 2013. Most recently, Sheryl Crow told the Wall Street Journal that the show is now on track with new producers. A staged reading was held in New York December 2013, and a regional premiere ran through January 2015 at Signature Theatre in Virginia. Delaware Theatre Company hosted a second regional tryout in December 2015.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland, Jr. (music & lyrics), Rupert Holmes & Linda Bloodworth Thomason (book)
• Director: Simon Phillips
• Cast: Faith Prince, Christine Sherrill, Carmen Cusack
• Former college friends reunite at middle-age and discover they share the same unhappy story — their ungrateful husbands careened into midlife by dumping them for younger women. The three women band together and take back their lives with style.
• A June 2014 casting notice confirmed renewed plans for this show, now with Simon Phillips at the helm (Francesca Zambello previously left the project). It premiered at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre in spring 2015, and was aiming for Broadway in the 2015-16 season.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Spring 2018
• Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Book by Jennifer Lee
• Director: Alex Timbers
• Cast: TBA
• Stage adaptation of the hit animated Disney film that won an Oscar for the song “Let It Go.” Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story of a princess who freezes everything she touches.
• Planning an out of town tryout in summer 2017.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Stephen A. Weiner (music), Peter Mills (lyrics), Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss (book)
• Director: John Rando
• Cast: TBA
• Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton are back and still shooting for the moon in this world-premiere musical. After shocking their wives by winning a high profile jingle contest, they are catapulted out of Brooklyn and into the cutthroat world of Madison Avenue.
• An industry presentation was held November 2014, produced by Jeffrey Finn and Goodspeed Musicals and starring Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Leslie Kritzer and Megan Hilty. The show was first announced to premiere at Goodspeed September – November 2015, in association with Jeffrey Finn Production. In March that tryout was canceled, with producers declaring the production “ready for Broadway.”

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Marsha Norman (book and lyrics), Jason Robert Brown (composer), Marius de Vries (composer & arrangements)
• Director: Eric Schaeffer
• Cast: TBA
• A musical adaptation of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace’s novella.
• King Kong had its world premiere at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. Broadway plans currently have no set timeline or theater. The New York Times reported that director Daniel Kramer and book writer Craig Lucas had departed the project due to creative differences. Marsha Norman has signed on as the new book writer, and Norman revealed in March 2015 that Eric Schaeffer had come aboard as director.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin (music & lyrics), Tina Fey (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A musical adaptation of the hit 2004 film.
• Tina Fey first confirmed in January 2013 that a musical adaptation was in the works. In May 2014 Fey and her husband Jeff Richmond, who is scoring the show with Nell Benjamin, confirmed that it was progressing. Richmond told Yahoo in March 2015 that 60 percent of the show was completed. A reading was presented in fall 2015.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017
• Written by Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (lyrics), Roberto Aguire-Sacasa (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A stage adaptation of Steven Soderbergh’s film about male strippers.
• Screenwriter Reid Carolin first confirmed the movie’s stage plans in 2013. At the 2014 Tony Awards, Tom Kitt and Bryan Yorkey confirmed their involvement, and revealed Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa was now book writer. A private workshop was held April 2015 featuring Derek Klena and Taylor Louderman.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016
• Written by Claude-Michel Schönberg (music), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (lyrics), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (book)
• Director: Laurence Connor
• Cast: TBA
• An American soldier named Chris marries Kim in Vietnam before departing for the US. Three years later, he returns to find Kimstill alive and raising Tam, a boy he fathered. With the Viet Cong closing in on the city and two women wanting the only place in his heart, Chris has big decisions to make.
• Prior to its West End opening, Cameron Mackintosh said the London revival of Miss Saigonmight transfer to Broadway in 2015 if it was well received. The revival went on to break box office records. The New York Times reported in September that a Broadway move would not come before fall 2016 for scheduling reasons.

• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Hal Goldberg (music), Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner (book and lyrics)
• Director: Casey Hushion
• Cast: TBA
• “Before Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were the undisputed titans of technology, they were Nerds. Join America’s favorite garage inventors on a hilarious musical journey from the floppy disc era to the iPhone phenomenon, and the epic competition in between, that would revolutionize modern culture as we know it.”
• First presented by the Philadelphia Theatre Company in 2007. Then played a limited engagement at North Carolina Theatre in 2013. A concert was presented at 54 Below in June 2014. Originally scheduled to begin previews March 31 and open April 21, 2016 at the Longacre Theatre. Indefinitely postponed after an investor pulled out.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Bob Martin (book), Chad Beguelin (lyrics), Matthew Sklar (music)
• Director: Casey Nicholaw
• Cast: TBA
• An original musical about a gay couple who want to attend their high school prom.
• Heading for a “pre-Broadway” premiere production at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in August 2016.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by John Michael Hayes (original screenplay), Keith Reddin (adaptation)
• Director: Darko Tresnjak
• Cast: Kevin Bacon
• Keith Reddin (Maybe, Black Snow) adapted the play from the original 1942 short story, about a housebound man who witnesses a murder in a nearby building. The tale is best known from Alfred Hitchcock’s Academy Award-nominated 1954 film.
• Producers Charlie Lyons, Lias J. Steen, Jay Russell and Tim Guinee announced this project in June 2013 with no set timetable. The show had a regional premiere at Hartford Stage in October 2015.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Michael Kunze (original book and lyrics), Sylvester Levay (music), Christopher Hampton (English book adaptation), with English lyrics by Hampton and Kunze
• Director: Michael Blakemore and Francesca Zambello
• Cast: TBA
• Based on the classic Daphne du Maurier novel, this musical is the story of Maxim de Winter, his new wife, and Mrs. Danvers, the controlling and manipulative housekeeper of Maxim’s West Country estate of Manderley — where the memory of his first wife, the glamorous and mysterious Rebecca, still casts a shadow.
• The Rebecca team has been granted an extension of the show’s stage rights. Producers Ben Sprecher and Louise Forlenza announced in January 2014 that the show had recruited new producers towards a Broadway goal. Conman Mark Hotton was sentenced to three years in prison in October 2014, at which time Sprecher said he was aiming for a fall 2015 opening. In May 2015 Sprecher claimed a spring 2016 bow now looked more likely.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017 Season
• Playwright: Jim Cartwright
• Director: TBA
• Cast: Christina Bianco
• Revival of the Off-Broadway play with music about a reclusive girl who can imitate famous singing divas.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-17 Season
• Written by Lee Hall (adaptation), Tom Stoppard & Marc Norman (original screenplay)
• Director: Declan Donnellan
• Cast: TBA
• Promising young playwright Will Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he finds his muse in the form of passionate noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. A stage adaptation of the 1998 Best Picture winning film.
• Disney is producing this stage adaptation in London with Sonia Friedman, a frequent Broadway producer. A Canadian production is planned in summer 2016.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016
• Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; score by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
• Director: Robert Carsen
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the stage adaptation of the 1952 film musical.
• This production originated at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Written by Anthony E. Zuiker (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• The story of producer Don Cornelius, who created the long-running TV variety show “Soul Train.” Score includes soul and R&B songs showcased in the series.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-18 season
• Written by Aaron Sorkin
• Director: Bartlett Sher
• Cast: TBA
• Based on Harper Lee’s novel of the same title.

• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017 Season
• Written by Irving Berlin (music & lyrics), Chad Beguelin (book)
• Director: Christopher Gattelli
• Cast: TBA
• The glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers comes to the stage in this classic dance musical.
• Premiered on the West End in 2013 in an earlier version, directed by Matthew White and choreographed by Bill Deamer. The first New York developmental lab was held in March 2014 – Gattelli now directs and choreographs. It was reported in August 2014 that Tommy Tune had been approached to re-envision the new version for New York audiences. A second lab was held May-June 2015.

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