Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams at Fosse/Verdon Premiere
The new FX series about Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon kicks off its eight-episode run tonight.
Fosse/Verdon took over Broadway's Schoenfeld Theatre on Monday, April 8 to celebrate its world premiere. The new FX limited series premieres tonight, April 9, at 10pm. Check out TheaterMania's photos from the festivities below.
The series follows the relationship between performer Gwen Verdon (played by Michelle Williams) and choreographer Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell), who were onetime spouses and collaborators on iconic musicals such as Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity, Chicago, and more. Norbert Leo Butz and Margaret Qualley also star, along with a recurring cast that includes Aya Cash, Nate Corddry, Susan Misner, Bianca Marroquín, Barrett, Evan Handler, Rick Holmes, Paul Reiser, Slater, and Byron Jennings.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Joel Fields, George Stelzner, Rockwell, and Williams will be the executive producers, with Levenson serving as showrunner. Based on the book Fosse by Sam Wasson, Fosse/Verdon features choreography by Miranda and Kail's Hamilton collaborator Andy Blankenbuehler, as well as Susan Misner. Nicole Fosse, daughter of Fosse and Verdon, serves as co-executive producer.