Edward Watts, whose Broadway credits include Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson and Finian's Rainbow, played Superman in the New York City Center Encores! production of It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superman, which played the famed Manhattan venue March 20-24.
The original production of It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superman opened at the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre) on March 29, 1966, and ran for 129 performances. It was directed by Harold Prince and starred Bob Holiday as Superman, Patricia Marand as Lois Lane, Jack Cassidy and Linda Lavin. The show features the songs "You've Got Possibilities," "You've Got What I Need," "I'm Not Finished Yet" and "The Woman for The Man."