Superman is faster and funnier than ever in the new Encores! revival of 1966 comic book-inspired musical It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman. This comical look at the Man of Steel and the larger-than-life characters that surrounds him is running at New York City Center through March 24. With a book by David Newman and Robert Benton, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, the superhero musical stars Scandalous vet Edward Watts as Superman and Clark Kent, Jenny Powers as the lovelorn Lois Lane, David Pittu as the evil genius Dr. Sedgwick, Alli Mauzey as the plucky secretary Sydney, Adam Monley as the sweet scientist Jim Morgan and Tony nominee Will Swenson as the self-absorbed gossip columnist Max Mencken. Get a first look at director John Rando’s colorful production in the Joan Marcus photos below, and fly over to Encores! to see this gem live.