The much-anticipated production is now open at Uptown!
Based on Woody Allen’s 1994 hit film by the same name, The Resident Theatre Company ‘s “Bullets Over Broadway” opens tonight, March 30th, at 7pm at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center. It will run until April 15th.
The year is 1928. David Shayne, a young playwright in New York City has his sights set on Broadway. He’s constantly searching for ways to finance his new play, “God of Ours Fathers,” and ends up having his play financed by a gangster. Now, that gangster, Cheech, and his actress girlfriend, Olive Neal, are playing the lead roles in his play.
What could possibly go wrong?
The NYC Feeling in WC
RTC takes Woody Allen’s hilarious film about a young playwright in 1928 getting his first Broadway play financed by a gangster and adapts it to a musical. When this play premiered in New York City’s Broadway in 2014, it received six Tony nominations.
Now, you don’t even have to travel to New York City when you have the sounds and high-quality level of Broadway in your own backyard!
This musical features notable 1920s hits, including “Let’s Misbehave,” “‘Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do” and “There’s a New Day Comin’!”
David Shayne — Michael Judson Berry
Nick Valenti — Vincent A. D’Elia
Helen Sinclair — Jennie Eisenhower
Ellen — Bailey Seeker
Warner — Robert Anthony Jones
Cheech — Tyler Hatch
Olive Neal — Karis Gallant
Julian Marx — Paul Weagraff
Eden Brent — Maggie Griffin-Smith
Ensemble — Jenna Rogalski, Joshua Schwartz, Derek Leo Miller, Kritsen Smith, Dante Bratelli, Phoebe Gavula
RTC’s “Bullets Over Broadway” is directed by Kristin McLaughlin Mitchell.
Tickets for tonight’s show range from $25 to $53. An Opening Night Party will follow directly after this show in the theater. An open bar will be included.
Box Office: 610.356.2787
Some adult language is spoken in this show. Children under age 7 will not be admitted.