Tuck Everlasting, the new musical based on Natalie Babbitt’s beloved best-selling novel of the same name, will play Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) this spring with opening night set for Sunday, April 17, 2016. The show will begin previews Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (first preview was previously announced for March 19). The musical, which debuted earlier this year in a record-breaking engagement at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, features a book by Tony Award® nominee Claudia Shear (Dirty Blonde), music by Chris Miller (The Burnt Part Boys), lyrics by Nathan Tysen (The Burnt Part Boys), and direction and choreography by Tony Award® winner Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon).
If you could live forever, would you? When Winnie Foster discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family, she embarks on an extraordinary adventure that will change her life forever. Take a journey you’ll never forget in this powerful new musical about love, family and living life to the fullest.
Natalie Babbitt’s best-selling and award-winning novel, Tuck Everlasting, was first published in 1975, and has remained in print ever since. Considered a modern classic, the beloved novel has been translated into 27 languages and has sold over four million copies in the United States since it was first published 40 years ago. Tuck Everlasting was named an American Library Association’s Notable Book, and the winner of the Christopher Award, which honors media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.”
Tuck Everlasting features scenic design by Walt Spangler (A Christmas Story The Musical, Desire Under The Elms), costume design by Tony Award® winner Gregg Barnes (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, Kinky Boots), lighting design by Tony Award® winner Kenneth Posner (Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots, Wicked), sound design by Tony Award® winner Brian Ronan (Beautiful The Carole King Musical, The Book of Mormon), orchestrations by John Clancy (Fun Home, Shrek), and musical supervision by Rob Berman (The Pajama Game, eight seasons as music director of Encores!), and casting by Telsey + Company (Bethany Berg Knox, CSA).