Last month, director and choreographer Kathleen Marshall resigned from the project, and no replacement has been named. According to other reports, a number of original investors and producers also withdrew their financial interest at that time.
The story concerns a Long Island playboy, bootleggers and golddiggers. DiPietro wrote the books for All Shook Up, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, The Thing About Men, and Memphis.
Connick received a Tony nomination for The Pajama Game. He has appeared in such films as Bug, Memphis Belle, and Little Man Tate and co-starred in the NBC series Will & Grace. He has won three Grammy Awards for his recordings, won an Emmy Award for his special Harry Connick, Jr.: Only You in Concert, and received a Tony nomination for the score of Thou Shalt Not.