Prince of Broadway, the previously announced musical highlighting the career of legendary Broadway director Hal Prince, has postponed its Broadway run until the fall of 2013. Co-directed by Prince and Susan Stroman and choreographed by Stroman, the production originally planned to open during the fall of 2012. No exact dates or theater have been announced at this time.
The cast of Prince of Broadway was originally announced to include Linda Lavin (The Lyons), LaChanze (The Color Purple), Sierra Boggess (Master Class), Shuler Hensley (Oklahoma), Emily Skinner (Side Show), Daniel Breaker (Passing Strange), Sebastian Arcelus (Elf), David Pittu (Is He Dead?), Caroline O'Connor (Chicago), Amanda Kloots-Larsen (Follies), Josh Grisetti (Enter Laughing, the Musical) and Richard Kind (The Producers).
Prince has won 21 Tony Awards for producing and directing classic Broadway hits including The Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company, A Little Night Music, Parade, Show Boat, Merrily We Roll Along, Evita, On the Twentieth Century and Sweeney Todd.
Prince of Broadway is now being produced by Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel. Featuring a book by David Thompson, the show also includes musical supervision by Jason Robert Brown, orchestrations by Don Sebesky and musical direction by Eric Stern.