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The Karate Kid - The Musical Tickets

The Karate Kid - The Musical Information

The Karate Kid - The Musical is a new adaptation of the hit 1984 film starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. It tells the story of a young boy named Daniel LaRusso who takes martial arts lessons from his apartment building's handyman, the karate master Mr. Miyagi, to stand up to his school bullies and compete against them in a karate tournament. Robert Mark Kamen, who wrote the original screenplay and on whose life The Karate Kid is based, wrote the book for the musical adaptation, with Drew Gasparini providing music and lyrics.

The Karate Kid - The Musical is set to have its world premiere and pre-Broadway tryout in St. Louis, Missouri in 2022, after which it is expected to head to New York. Amon Miyamoto will direct the production.

Cast and creative

By: Robert Mark Kamen
Songs by: Drew Gasparini
Director: Amon Miyamoto
Producer: Naoya Kinoshita, Kumiko Yoshii, Michael Wolk
Design: Derek McLane
Lighting: Bradley King
Costume: Ayako Maeda
Choreography: Keone and Mari Madrid
Sound: Kai Harada
Other info: Orchestrations by John Clancy, music direction and arrangements by Andrew Resnick

Latest The Karate Kid - The Musical News & Features

The Karate Kid

Wax on (Broadway), wax off (Broadway)! The world premiere of The Karate Kid - The Musical is set to open May 25, 2022. STAGES St. Louis in Missouri will host a monthlong engagement of the musical ahead of a hopeful Broadway run.The 1984 movie follows a young boy who is trained in martial arts to win a competition against his bullies. It is a semi-autobiographical account of Robert Mark Kamen's life. Kamen wrote the original screenplay and now provides the book for The Karate Kid - The Musical....

The Karate Kid

Wax on, wax off, wax on...Broadway! It has now been announced that the beloved 1984 Columbia Pictures movie "The Karate Kid" is being adapted into a Broadway musical.The tuner will feature a book by original screenplay writer Robert Mark Kamen, as well as a new score by Drew Gasparini, and the production will be helmed by renowned Japanese director Amon Miyamoto and choreographed by MTV VMA nominees Keone and Mari Madrid. It will also feature scenic design by Tony and two-time Emmy Award winner...

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