From First Date to Cabaret, A Look at the 2013-14 Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
04 Apr 2014

Show: Big Fish
Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre

Preview: Sept. 5, 2013

Opening: Oct. 6, 2013
Closing: Dec. 29, 2013

Creators: Book by John August. Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Direction and choreography by Susan Stroman.
Original Principal Cast: Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom, Kate Baldwin as Sandra Bloom, Bobby Steggert as Will Bloom, Krystal Joy Brown as Josephine Bloom and Zachary Unger and Anthony Pierini alternating in the role of Young Will.

Synopsis: Big Fish, according to press notes, "centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward's incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales. Big Fish is about dreaming, loving and living bigger."

Check out photos from Big Fish's opening night on Broadway.

Watch Playbill Video's exclusive video of the cast in the recording studio: