Producers Julian Schlossberg and Letty Aronson have just announced that five time Tony Award® winner Susan Stroman will direct and choreograph the world premiere production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, the new musical adaptation of Woody Allen's and Douglas McGrath's screenplay of the 1994 crime-comedy film when it arrives home on Broadway in the 2013 - 2014 season.
The new Broadway musical production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, with an adaptation by Woody Allen, will feature existing music of the period from the great American songbook.
Additional creative team, dates, theater and casting will be announced shortly.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY tells the story of an aspiring young playwright newly arrived on Broadway in 1920's New York who is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.
Susan Stroman (Direction/Choreography) A five-time Tony Award® winning director and choreographer, her work has been honored with Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Lucille Lortel, and a record five Astaire Awards. She recently directed and choreographed the critically acclaimed musical The Scottsboro Boys, receiving Tony Award® nominations for both direction and choreography. She directed and choreographed The Producers, winner of a record-making 12 Tony Awards® including Best Direction and Best Choreography. She co-created, directed and choreographed the Tony Award® winning musical Contact for Lincoln Center Theater, which was honored with a 2003 Emmy Award® for Live at Lincoln Center. Other Broadway credits include Crazy for You, Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Young Frankenstein, The Frogs, The Music Man, Thou Shalt Not, Steel Pier, Big, Picnic. Off-Broadway credits include Happiness for Lincoln Center Theater, Flora the Red Menace, And the World Goes 'Round. For ten years she choreographed Madison Square Garden's annual spectacular A Christmas Carol, directed by Mike Ockrent. At New York City Opera she choreographed A Little Night Music, 110 in the Shade, and Don Giovanni. For New York City Ballet, she created Double Feature, a full-length ballet featuring the music of Irving Berlin and Walter Donaldson, and For the Love of Duke, featuring the music of Duke Ellington. Her other ballet credits include But Not For Me for the Martha Graham Company and Take Five…More or Less for Pacific Northwest Ballet. Her choreography received an Emmy Award® nomination for the HBO presentation "Liza – Live from Radio City Music Hall," starring Liza Minnelli. Other TV credits include co-conceiver/choreographer for PBS's "Sondheim – a Celebration at Carnegie Hall," "An Evening with the Boston Pops – A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein" and the "2009 Kennedy Center Honors". She received the American Choreography Award for her work in Columbia Pictures feature film Center Stage. She directed and choreographed The Producers: The Movie Musical, nominated for 4 Golden Globes. She is the recipient of the George Abbott Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre.