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Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical coming to Toronto in 2019

The New York Times Bestseller is now a Thrilling New Rock Musical

March 19 - 24, 2019

Ed Mirvish Theatre
(News Release)
TORONTO -- David Mirvish is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an “electrifying” (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play a strictly limited engagement, March 19 - 24, 2019, at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.
Tickets to THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL go on sale Monday October 22nd.

With more than 100 million copies of the book series sold worldwide, this global phenomenon has found a new home on the live stage in a "mesmerizing" theatrical event that proves "lightning can strike twice!" (TheaterMania). Following a sold out run in New York City, this "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter)where it garnered 3 Drama Desk Award nominations, including Best Musical.

As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus’ lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike. 

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL has a Drama Desk nominated book by Joe Tracz, music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, and is directed by Stephen Brackett, with choreography by Patrick McCollum, with set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by David Lander, Obie award winning sound design by Ryan Rumery, fight direction by Rod Kinter and orchestrations by Wiley DeWeese and Rob Rokicki. The production is being presented by special arrangement with Rick Riordan and the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is produced by TheaterWorksUSA, Martian Entertainment, Greg Schaffert, Lang Entertainment Group, Lisa Chanel, Jennifer Doyle and Roy Lennox, Glass Half Full Productions, Hummel/Greene and in partnership with The Road Company.

More information about THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is available at http://www.lightningthiefmusical.com/ 

Follow The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical on Social Media: 
Twitter.com/LTMusical / @LTMusical

March 19 - 24, 2019
Ed Mirvish Theatre 

Groups of 10 or more 416-593-4142 or 1-800-724-6420 

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