About the show
A new musical based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the award-winning Tim Burton film, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lang and Helena Bonham Carter.
Story: A rollicking fantasy set in the American South, Big Fish centers on the charismatic Edward Bloom, whose impossible stories of his life's epic adventures frustrate his son Will. Now, with Edward on his deathbed, Will must embark on his own journey to find out who his father really is, unraveling the man from the myth, the truth from the tall tales.
Cast and Creative Team
Composer and Lyricist: Andrew Lippa
Librettist: John August
Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre
Opening Night: Oct 6, 2013
Original Cast: Norbert Leo Butz, Bobby Steggert, Kate Baldwin, Krystal Joy Brown, Zachary Unger, Anthony Pierini
Director and Choreographer: Susan Stroman
Producers: Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen, Stage Entertainment, Roy Furman, The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President), John Domo and Broadway Across America
Scenic Design: Julian Crouch
Costume Design: William Ivey Long
Lighting Design: Donald Holder
Sound Design: Jon Weston