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‘Honeymoon in Vegas’: Guffaw-out-loud musical

‘Honeymoon in Vegas’: Guffaw-out-loud musical

Honeymoon in Vegas / Jerry Dalia

Honeymoon in Vegas / Jerry Dalia

First it was Big Fish. Now with composer Jason Robert Brown’s Honeymoon in Vegas we have another stage musical that actually improves on its big-screen source material: in this case, a 1992 comedy starring Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, and a slew of extras (including a very young Bruno Mars) playing Elvis impersonators. No doubt this Paper Mill Playhouse production will be bound for Broadway at some point — though perhaps not this season since Brown has another screen-to-stage tuner opening this spring, The Bridges of Madison County. Check out my full B+ review at EW.com

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