Sweet geek Zachary Levi tackles Broadway in ‘Blind Date’

Sweet geek Zachary Levi tackles Broadway in ‘Blind Date’

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In “First Date,” Levi pairs up with Krysta Rodriguez, who’s additionally perhaps maybe maybe not Jewish. (Joan Marcus)

In “First Date,” Levi pairs up with Krysta Rodriguez, who’s additionally perhaps maybe not Jewish. ( )

People who adored the sweetly lead that is nerdy of “Chuck” are going to be very happy to find its celebrity, Zachary Levi, on Broadway, doing just exactly what he does most readily useful: singing, dancing . . . cringing.

In “First Date,” opening in a few days, Levi plays Aaron — as awkwardly earnest as Chuck, but as bearded and bespectacled as a yeshiva child, as well. Cue the cringing whenever Aaron discovers that their date that is hot — the comely Krysta Rodriguez (“Smash”) — is not Jewish.

Then once more, neither is Levi. Continue reading “Sweet geek Zachary Levi tackles Broadway in ‘Blind Date’”