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Official Broadway production photos released for David Byrne's American Utopia
The Broadway premiere of David Byrne's American Utopia is set for an official opening at the Hudson Theatre on October 20, 2019.
Producers of the Broadway premiere of David Byrne's American Utopia have now released official Broadway production photography, The theatrical concert, which began previews at the Hudson Theatre on October 4, is scheduled for an official opening on October 20 and a limited engagement through January 19, 2020.
Check out the new shots of New Wave icon David Byrne and his Broadway cast...
Synopsis: "David Byrne’s American Utopia is the once-in-a-lifetime Broadway event that marks a major cultural milestone in the worlds of music and theatre. Innovative pop/rock icon David Byrne shares the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from around the globe, delivering a theatrical concert that’s as surprisingly poignant as it is supremely funky."
Talking Heads singer/songwriter David Byrne has once again teamed up with his Here Lies Love collaborators choreographer Annie-B Parson and production consultant Alex Timbers to stage this theatrical concert, inspired by his #1 album "American Utopia," which has already enjoyed a hugely successful international tour, with more than 150 dates in 27 countries in 2018.
Alongside Mr. Byrne, the Broadway cast also includes Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stephane San Juan, Angie Swan and Bobby Wooten III.
The creative team behind David Byrne’s American Utopia features musical direction by Karl Mansfield, lighting design by Rob Sinclair and sound design by Pete Keppler.
The "American Utopia" album was released in March 2018 and became David Byrne's first recording to reach the top spot on the Album Chart, as well as the top 5 on the Billboard 200 chart. The theatrical concert features songs from the album of the same name, alongside earlier hits from Talking Heads and his solo career.
David Byrne's American Utopia Tickets are available now for performances through January 19, 2020.
(Photos by Matthew Murphy)