Show History



Honeymoon In Vegas is a musical based on the 1992 film of the same title. It has a book by Andrew Bergman and music and lyrics by Tony winner Jason Robert Brown. Bergman also wrote and directed the original 1992 film. The story follows Jack Singer, who finally decides to marry his girlfriend Betsy in Las Vegas despite his deep-rooted fear of commitment based on a supposed curse placed upon him by his deceased mother. When a wealthy gambler enters the equation and threatenshis relationship with Betsy, Jack's gamophobia turns into jealous insanity as he attempts to regain the woman he loves.


The initial workshop of Honeymoon In Vegas was held in October of 2011 with a cast featuring T.R. Knight and Tony Danza.

Initial plans to premiere the musical in Toronto in 2012 were put on hold due to scheduling issues. On October 6, 2013, Honeymoon In Vegashad its official world premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ and played through October 27, 2013.

Honeymoon In Vegas began previews on November 18, 2014 at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway and officially opened to critical and audience acclaim on January, 15 2015. The cast starred Tony Danza as Tommy Korman, Rob McClure as Jack Singer and Bryn O'Malley as Betsy Nolan. The show closed on April 5th, 2015 after 66 previews and 93 performances.

In June of 2015 it was announced that a North American tour of Honeymoon In Vegas, starring Tony Danza, would begin in 2016.

Cultural Influence

  • Universal Music Enterprises released an original cast recording nationwide on January 13, 2015. Jeffrey Lesser and composer Jason Robert Brown produced it.
  • In a special episode of the TLC show Say Yes To The Dress, Honeymoon In Vegas star Brynn O'Malley brought along co-stars Tony Danza and Rob Mcclure to help her choose the perfect dance-friendly wedding dress to wear in the show.
  • The cast of Honeymoon In Vegas performed on The Today Show and The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • 41 cast members of Honeymoon In Vegas reunited with composer Jason Robert Brown on June 8, 2015 to celebrate Brown's yearlong residency at SubCulture in NYC.