Julie Stevens (no login) Posted Aug 21, 2008 12:12 PM
13 for $13
FIRST 100 PEOPLE AT THE JACOBS THEATRE BOX OFFICE GET $13 TICKETS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2008 ONLY!
PREVIEWS BEGIN ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2008
WITH AN OPENING ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2008 AT
BERNARD B. JACOBS THEATRE (242 W. 45TH STREET)
13, A New Musical will offer a $13.00 ticket a price which suits anyones allowance - to the first 100 people in line at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street) Box Office Opening on Monday, August 25, 2008 at 10AM.
13, A New Musical, with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years) stars 13 talented teenagers and an all teenage band. Previews begin on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 with the official opening at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Sunday, October 5, 2008. With a book by award winning childrens author & songwriter Dan Elish (Born Too Short, Confessions of an 8th Grade Basket Case) and veteran writer for TV and film Robert Horn (Designing Women), 13, A New Musical is directed by Tony Award nominee Jeremy Sams (The Sound of Music in the West End) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific). Tom Kitt (High Fidelity) is the Music Director.
The cast features Al Calderon as Eddie, Eamon Foley as Richie, Caitlin Gann as Molly, Ariana Grande as Charlotte, Aaron Simon Gross as Archie, Elizabeth Egan Gillies as Lucy, Malik Hammond as Malcolm, Joey La Varco as Simon, Delaney Moro as Kendra, Eric M. Nelsen as Brett, Graham Phillips as Evan, Allie Trimm as Patrice, Brynn Williams as Cassie. Also in the cast are Riley Costello, Henry Hodges, Mary Claire Miskell, Liana Ortiz, Max Schneider, Corey J. Snide and the on-stage teen band members are Lexi Bodick on bass, Zac Coe on percussion, Adam Michael Kaufman on keyboard, Zach Page on guitar, Chris Raymond on guitar, Charlie Rosen (swing musician).
Evan Goldman has it all he's popular, has the perfect family and lives in the greatest city in the world New York. That is until his parents get divorced and he's forced to move with his Mom to Indiana. Uprooted from his old life, he has to make new friends and somehow manoeuvre his way through the minefield of High School to become part of the in-crowd. A grown-up story about growing up, featuring the only all-teenage cast ever to hit Broadway! With an explosive score by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, 13 is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it.
The production features scenic & costume design by Tony Nominee David Farley (2008s Sunday in the Park with George), lighting design by Tony Award winner Brian MacDevitt (The Coast of Utopia Part I) and sound design by Jon Weston (The Color Purple).
13, A New Musical earned the LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Production and Best Musical Score for its world premiere production at Center Theatre Group/The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles (December 22, 2006 February 18, 2007) and enjoyed a successful run at Goodspeeds Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, CT (May 8, 2008 June 9, 2008).
The musical is produced on Broadway by Bob Boyett, Roger Berlind, Tim Levy, Stacey Mindich, Jane Bergère, Broadway Across America, Ken Davenport, Ted Hartley, Sharon Karmazin, Carl Moellenberg, Jamie Lightstone/Nina Keneally, Tom Miller/True Love Productions, Olympus Theatricals, Center Theatre Group in association with Shorenstein Hays Nederlander and The Araca Group.
Tickets for 13, A New Musical can be purchased through Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or www.telecharge.com. Beginning Monday, August 25, 2008 at 10AM, tickets can be purchased at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street) Box Office. The first 100 people in line will be able to purchase tickets for $13.00. Limit two tickets per customer. The $13 tickets are valid during preview performances only (Tuesday, September 16 Friday, October 3). Standard ticket prices are $76.50 - $111.50.