The Beast in the Jungle extends limited run at Vineyard Theatre

The final off-Broadway performance of new musical The Beast in the Jungle is now scheduled for June 17, 2018.

The Beast in the Jungle

Vineyard Theatre has announced a 1-week extension for its eagerly anticipated world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle - a new musical by the creative minds behind The Scottsboro Boys, features music & lyrics by four-time Tony Award winner John Kander, a book by Tony Award nominee David Thompson and direction & choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. The Beast in the Jungle begins previews off-Broadway on May 4, 2018, ahead of an official opening on May 23, and a limited engagement now through to June 17, 2018 (instead of June 10).

Synopsis: "Adapted from Henry James’ classic 1903 novella, The Beast in the Jungle is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents.​ With a ​waltz-inspired​ ​instrumental score, and dazzling choreography that traverses the worlds of ballet and contemporary dance, this powerful and romantic tale of love and loss reunites the remarkable creative team behind The Vineyard’s acclaimed The Scottsboro Boys."

The cast of The Beast in the Jungle includes Teagle F. BougereIrina Dvorovenko, a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominee Peter Friedman, Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck, Maira Barriga, Elizabeth Dugas, Leah Hofmann, Naomi Kakuk, Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer, and Erin Moore.

The creative team also features music supervision by David Loud, scenic & costume design by Michael Curry, lighting design by Ben Stanton, and sound design by Peter Hylenski.

The Beast in the Jungle Tickets are available now for performances from May 4 through to June 17, 2018.