Thursday, October 30, 2014
It Should Be There … and it Will Be
There's a new addition to the Broadway season. It Shoulda Been You, which has been circling Broadway since its out of town tryout in 2012 at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ, has finally booked a Broadway house. The show will be playing the Brooks Atkinson Theatre with previews beginning on March 17, 2015. Opening night is set for April 14th. David Hyde Pierce, a Tony winner for his performance in Curtains and an Emmy winner for creating Niles Crane Frasier, will make his Broadway directorial debut with the show, which will star Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess, and Eddie Hibbert. The show, which was conceived by Barbara Anselmi, with book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and score by Ms. Anselmi, and additional lyrics by several other contributors. The design team includes Anna Louizos (sets), William Ivey Long (costumes), Ken Billington (lights), and Nevin Steinberg (sound). The producing team includes Daryl Roth, Scott Landis, Jayne Sherman, Jane Bergere, and John O'Doyle.