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It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman

  • Mainstage
  • Mar 20 - 24, 2013
  • Tickets start at $30

  • Overview

    Music by Charles Strouse
    Lyrics by Lee Adams
    Book by David Newman and Robert Benton
    Based on the comic strip "Superman"
    Broadway Production Produced by Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell
    Directed for the Broadway Stage by Harold Prince

    Starring Nathaniel Braga,
    Craig Henningsen, Suo Liu, Alli Mauzey,
    Adam Monley, Jason Ng, David Pittu,
    Jenny Powers, James Saito,
    Will Swenson, Edward Watts

    Directed by John Rando

    It’s a Bird... It's a Plane... It’s Superman, a pop art–flavored sendup of the comic book world, tells the story of the caped hero’s efforts to protect Metropolis from an array of villains, including a mad scientist, a megalomaniacal gossip columnist and a mysterious clan of under-employed acrobats. The original 1966 production, directed by Harold Prince and choreographed by Ernest Flatt, starred Jack Cassidy, Bob Holiday and Linda Lavin and Patricia Marand. (Both Cassidy and Marand received Tony nominations for their performances.) Superman features the songs “You’ve Got Possibilities,” “You’ve Got What I Need,” and “The Woman for The Man.”

    "Superman", with host Kyle Lynch on 88.3 WPPB, celebrates It’s A Bird… It’s A Plane… It’s Superman

    Encores! Season Sponsors

    Stacey and Eric Mindich

    Nathalie and Pablo Salame
    Roz & Jerry Meyer
    Joseph S. & Diane H. Steinberg Charitable Trust
    Martin E. Segal

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