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Tickets On-Sale for Broadway's BIG FISH on Sunday, Jun 16 - Exclusive Audience Rewards Pre-Sale Begins Monday, Jun 3

TICKETS ON-SALE SUNDAY, JUNE 16 FOR BROADWAY’S BIG FISH
Directed and choreographed by
five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman

EXCLUSIVE AUDIENCE REWARDS PRE-SALE BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 3

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PERFORMANCES BEGIN THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
OPENING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013
AT BROADWAY’S NEIL SIMON THEATRE

STARRING
TWO-TIME TONY AWARD® WINNER NORBERT LEO BUTZ

TONY AWARD NOMINEE KATE BALDWIN

TONY AWARD NOMINEE BOBBY STEGGERT

(Monday, June 3, 2013 – New York, NY) Tickets for the new Broadway musical BIG FISH will go on sale to the general public on Sunday, June 16 at Ticketmaster.com (866-870-2717).  An exclusive two-week pre-sale for Audience Rewards members and partners launches on Monday, June 3, during which members can earn 2,000 bonus points when they purchase a ticket to BIG FISH at AudienceRewards.com. Directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family), and a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John August (Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), BIG FISH begins performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and will open Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre.  Tickets for BIG FISH range from $49 - $142. The playing schedule for BIG FISH is as follows: Monday through Friday at 8pm with matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  There will be no 2pm matinee on Wednesday, September 11.  Beginning October 7, 2013, the playing schedule for BIG FISH is as follows: Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm and Wednesday at 8pm with matinees on Wednesday at 2pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm.

Starring two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz, Tony nominee Kate Baldwin and Tony nominee Bobby Steggert, BIG FISH centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward's incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales.  BIG FISH is about dreaming, loving and living bigger.

BIG FISH has scenic design by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Julian Crouch, costume design by five-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Donald Holder, sound design by Los Angeles Drama Critics Award winner Jon Weston, projection design by Drama Desk Award winner Benjamin Pearcy for 59 Productions, wig and hair design by Paul Huntley, make-up design by Angelina Avallone, musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, orchestrations by Larry Hochman and dance arrangements by Sam DavisBIG FISH is produced by Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen and Stage Entertainment USA with Roy Furman, Broadway Across America/Rich Entertainment Group, John Domo, The Nederlander Organization and Edward Walson in association with CJ E&M, Dancing Elephant Productions, Ted Liebowitz, Lucky Fish, Parrothead Productions, RKO Stage, Harvey Weinstein/Carole L. Haber, Peter May/Jim Fantaci, and Columbia Pictures. BIG FISH had its pre-Broadway world premiere at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre in a limited 5-week engagement from Tuesday, April 2, 2013, through Sunday, May 5, 2013. 

BIG FISH is based on the 1998 novel “Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions” by Daniel Wallace, and the 2003 critically acclaimed film from Columbia Pictures written by John August.  Directed by Tim Burton, the film starred Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange and Helena Bonham Carter, and was nominated for an Academy Award, Grammy Award, 4 Golden Globe Awards and 7 BAFTA Awards.

FOR INFORMATION ON BIG FISH VISIT:

www.bigfishthemusical.com
www.Facebook.com/BigFishMusical

Twitter: @BigFishBroadway