Producers Letty Aronson (Woody Allen’s sister) and Julian Schlossberg will produce the new adaptation of Woody Allen’s and Douglas McGrath’s screenplay of the film.
Other members of the cast of 29 include Brooks Ashmanskas (“The Producers”), Vincent Pastore (“The Sopranos”), Betsy Wolfe (“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”), Lenny Wolpe (“The Drowsy Chaperone”) and Hélene Yorke (“Grease”). Additional casting will be announced shortly.
“Bullets Over Broadway” follows an aspiring young playwright (Braff) who arrives on Broadway in 1920’s New York and is forced to cast a mobster’s (Pastore) talentless girlfriend (Yorke) in his latest drama in order to get it produced.
Previews begin Tuesday, March 11, 2014 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre.
Five-time Tony Award winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman will bring the new musical to the stage, along with scenic designer Santo Loquasto , costume designer William Ivey Long, and lighting designer Donald Holder.