The Wedding Singer
, the new musical based on the 1998 film starring Adam Sandler
and Drew Barrymore
, will open on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theater on April 27, with previews beginning on March 30. The world premiere will take place at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, where it is scheduled to run from Jan. 31 through Feb. 19.Stephen Lynch
and Laura Benanti will star in The Wedding Singer under the direction of the Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown). The musical is based upon the New Line Cinema film with music by Matthew Sklar, book by Tim Herlihy & Chad Beguelin, and lyrics by Chad Beguelin.
The original movie grossed grossed over $120 million worldwide. Click here for The Wedding Singer summary, review and cast list