BULLETS OVER BROADWAY now at the Saint James Theater
Remember Woody Allen’s 1994 movie about an idealistic young playwright desperate for a backer for his next show who agrees to cast a mobster’s moll as the lead in order to get the moolah? All good, right? The playwright is happy. The mobster has assuaged his moll. But bang, bang, there are BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, and now they actually ring out on Broadway with the songs that made the Roaring Twenties roar.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY features Brooks Ashmanskas (The Producers), Emmy Award winning and Golden Globe Nominee Zach Braff (Scrubs, Garden State), Nick Cordero (Rock of Ages), Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Marin Mazie (Passion, Ragtime), Vincent Pastore (The Sopranos), Bestsy Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone), Helen York (Grease), and Tony-Award-winning Karen Ziemba (Contact), among an ensemble cast of 29.
Cheech, (Nick Cordero), the gangster who makes the best-ever edits on the play and even takes steps to, shall we say, rearrange the cast, gives a standout performance that had all the ladies on line for the ladies room, abuzz.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY began previews on March 11th and opens officially on Thursday, April 10th, 2014.
THE ST. JAMES THEATER: 246 W. 44th St., NY 10036
April 3, 2014 @ 7:18 pm
I enjoyed the play much more than the movie. Loved all the music and “Olivia” was the best.
April 3, 2014 @ 11:15 pm
Sounds like fun!