Villains and monsters slated for Broadway next season
A look at some of the shows headed to the Great White Way.
1. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder[UTSanDiego.com]
March 8, 2013
The new musical comedy, starring Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, begins previews at the Walter Kerr Theater on October 22. Mays stars as eight different heirs to an Edwardian-era dukedom, all of whom stand in the way of ninth heir vying for the royal title.
2. Bullets Over Broadway [ArtsBeat.NYTimes.com]
June 14, 2012
Egos and bullets run amok when a mob boss offers to produce a struggling writer's new play — but only if the mobster's girlfriend gets a part. Susan Stroman directs the new musical based on Woody Allen's 1994 film.
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3. King Kong [ArtsBeat.NYTimes.com]
June 26, 2013
King Kong recently opened in Australia to mixed reviews, but that hasn't stopped the creative team from attempting to land a Broadway engagement for the supersized spectacle.
4. Richard III [BroadwayWorld.com]
June 6, 2013
Everyone's favorite Machiavellian villain returns to Broadway, starring an all-male company and two-time Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance.
5. A Time to Kill [PopWatch.EW.com]
June 25, 2013
Based on John Grisham's 1989 novel, A Time to Kill tells the story of a man who takes justice into his own hands after his daughter becomes the victim of a horrifying crime.