Big, The Musical

54 Below Broadway's premiere Supper Club is hosting two legendary MTI writing teams in December.  Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler (DEAR EDWINA) and Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire (BABY, BIG The Musical, CLOSER THAN EVER, STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW) will share their unique talents at  multiple performances in the popular Times Square venue. buy thesis [...]

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The classic 1987 motion picture fantasy bursts onto the stage in this unforgettable new Theatre for Young Audiences version of BIG, THE MUSICAL TYA, now available for licensing! When frustrated adolescent Josh Baskin wishes he were “big” and wakes up the next morning as a 30-year-old man, he discovers there’s much more to being an [...]

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I consider myself lucky that not a week goes by where I don’t see at least one, if not several, musicals. I see everything from community theater to Broadway. As is to be expected, the quality of the shows is all over the board at every level. However, what I prize more than great source [...]

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So can the musical version of BIG work as a TYA production? Michael J. Bobbitt, the producing artistic director of the Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo, Maryland, thought so. To be sure, he was well aware of the potential dangers of putting John Weidman’s book before his target audience: “ages five and up,” as his [...]

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BIG, Richard Maltby Jr, John Weidman, and David Shire’s musical adaptation of the film by the same name, is a hilarious, unorthodox look at the perils of taking childhood for granted.  Unlike Jason Robert Brown’s 13, in which the main character learns to be content with being in middle school by realizing he’s not ready [...]

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