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