Marc Shaiman

Debuting Broadway Hopefuls

July 7, 2013 // 1 Comment

There are a number of fantastic new musicals opening around the world that we can only hope soon make their way to the Great White Way. None of these shows have officially announced Broadway runs…yet, but boy are folks buzzing about them! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End) A Sam Mendes production starring Douglas Hodge (La Cage Aux Folles, [...]

Bye Bye “Birdie,” Hello New Work and New Horizons

January 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

Bye Bye “Birdie” [picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=bye+bye+birdie&iid=6822616″ src=”3/a/5/4/Opening_Night_Of_d5b1.jpg?adImageId=9478895&imageId=6822616″ width=”234″ height=”200″ /] The universally panned production of Bye Bye Birdie, starring John Stamos [...]

Spielberg to create a TV to stage production: Showtime series to trace the development of a new Shaiman/Wittman composed show

September 23, 2009 // 1 Comment

According to Variety, director Steven Spielberg is developing a Showtime series that will trace the creation of an original musical by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can) with the aim of taking it to Broadway. The producers for the project are Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who adapted Hairspray and Chicago for film and Gypsy, [...]

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