Billy Crystal returning to Broadway in musical adaption of ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ film

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Billy Crystal is planning to bring “Mr. Saturday Night” to Broadway. The Emmy, Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning comedic icon wills tar in a theatrical musical based on his 1992 film about the rise and fall of a borscht-belt comedian Buddy Young Jr. Set to start performances at New York City’s Nederlander Theatre on March 1, the John Rando-helmed production will feature a score by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown and lyrics by Amanda Green. Crystal recently performed a limited engagement of the show at the Barrington Stage Company in Massachusetts. The 73-year-old Holl…

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