Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains, Steel Pier) has joined the cast of Bullets Over Broadway, Woody Allen's new stage adaptation of Allen and Douglas McGrath's 1994 screenplay.
Ziemba rounds out the cast of the Broadway musical, taking on the role of Eden Brent. As previously announced, the production will star Brooks Ashmanskas (The Producers) as Warner Purcell; Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Zach Braff (Scrubs, Garden State) as David Shayne; Nick Cordero (Rock of Ages) as Cheech; Tony nominee Marin Mazzie (Passion) as Helen Sinclair; Vincent Pastore (The Sopranos) as Nick Valenti; Betsy Wolfe (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) as Ellen; Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone) as Julian Marx; and Heléne Yorke (Grease) as Olive Neal.
The cast will also feature Clyde Alves (Nice Work If You Can Get It), Jim Borstelmann (Chaplin), Janet Dickinson (How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Kimberly Fauré (Anything Goes), Paige Faure (Cinderella), Casey Garvin (Bare), Sarah Lin Johnson (Broadway debut), Andy Jones (Cinderella), Amanda Kloots-Larsen (Follies), Kevin Ligon (The Chosen), Brittany Marcin (Anything Goes), James Moye (Million Dollar Quartet), Beth Johnson Nicely (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), and Eric Santagata (Chaplin).
Bullets Over Broadway follows an aspiring young playwright (Braff) who is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced on Broadway. Five-time Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman directs.
Performances will begin on March 11 at the St. James Theater in advance of an April 10 opening.