Big Fish

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  • Big Fish

  • February 10, 2013

big-fishBig Fish, the story of a father who tells tale tales about his life and his son who wants to know who his dad really is, comes to Broadway as a musical. Composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa and book writer John August, who wrote the screenplay for the film Big Fish, team up with five-time Tony winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman to create this fantasy musical for Broadway.

Synopsis

Big Fish is a Broadway musical fish story of sorts that’s set in the U.S. South. Edward Bloom offers unique insights into his life as he recounts his various amazing exploits. The tall tales that are told by the engaging dad are a source of frustration to his son, Will. Will simply and plainly desires to know exactly who his father really is. The musical Big Fish is about family, fantasy and fathers and sons.

The cast of Big Fish includes Norbert Leo Butz as the dad, Edward Bloom. Butz, a two-time Tony-winner on Broadway, will be joined by Bobby Steggert, playing his son Will, and Kate Baldwin, playing his wife Sandra. Director/choreographer Susan Stroman brings the musical to life on the Broadway stage at the Neil Simon. The cast numbers 27! Big Fish is a big Broadway musical.

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SHOW FACTS

Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom  in Broadway musical Big FishCast

Edward Bloom Norbert Leo Butz
Will Bloom Bobby Steggert
Sandra Bloom Kate Baldwin
Josephine Bloom Krystal Joy Brown
Young Will Zachary Unger

 

 

 

 


Creative

Music and Lyrics Andrew Lippa
Book John August
Director and Choreographer Susan Stroman
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace
Set Designer Julian Crouch
Lighting Designer Donald Holder
Costume Designer William Ivey Long
Sound Designer Jon Weston

Kate Baldwin in the musical Big Fish
Bobby Steggert in Big Fish the Broadway musical

 

 

 

 

 


 

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The Neil Simon Theatre
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Preview: Sep. 5, 2013  Open: Oct. 6, 2013  Status: Closed, Dec 29, 2013

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