From Dating Disasters to Finding The One, Broadway's First Date Cast Shares Most Memorable Dates
06 Jul 2013
The new Broadway musical First Date, starring Krysta Rodriguez and Zachary Levi as a couple who is set up on their first date, will begin performances July 9 at the Longacre Theatre. In anticipation of the new musical, the cast shares their own dating stories with Playbill.com.
Playbill.com asked the cast of First Date, via email, to share the stories of their most memorable first dates, ranging from dating disasters and unlikely encounters to finding "The One."
The new musical, featuring a book by Austin Winsberg ("Gossip Girl"), with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed), will officially open on Broadway Aug. 8.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.