"First Date" goes to Broadway: An Arts Channel interview with Bill Berry by Classical KING FM published on 2013-07-03T15:58:32Z The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Producing Director, Bill Berry, makes his Broadway debut this month, when First Date begins previews on July 9th at the Longacre Theatre. First Date is a charming, funny, musical look at – well, a first date! The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre collaborated on last season’s premiere in Seattle, and audiences of all ages loved it. First Date is the eighth 5th Avenue show to end up on the Great White Way. We talk with Bill about realizing the Broadway dream and about the challenges of shaping a Broadway-bound show.