The musical -- which won the 2008 Ovation Award for Best Musical -- follows the life and love of Vegas' infamous onstage couple Louis Prima and Keely Smith. This production will feature a substantially revised script, including the addition of six new songs. Creators Broder and Smith will once again play Louis and Keely respectively, and will be joined by Nick Cagle and Erin Matthews, who play various other characters.
Hackford is best known for his film work, including An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds, The Devil's Advocate, La Bamba, Proof of Life, and Ray. This production will mark his stage directorial debut.For more information, visit GeffenPlayhouse.com.