PLAYBILL VIDEO WEEK IN REVIEW: The Skivvies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Broadway Bares,Buyer & Cellar, Backstage at Annie
06 Jul 2013
In the feature Playbill Video Week in Review, Playbill.com recaps its weekly coverage of Broadway performances, celebrity interviews, web series and opening nights – in case they were missed the first time around.
Stars Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez were joined by librettist Austin Winsberg ("Gossip Girl"), songwriters Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed), director Bill Berry, choreographer Josh Rhodes and several company members as they sat down to chat about the new musical First Date, as well as their own real-life experiences on first dates. Performances begin July 9 at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre. Watch Rodriguez preview a tune from the show.
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.