Lincoln Center Theater has announced a new Broadway musical as part of its upcoming 2019-2020 season at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Flying Over Sunset is scheduled to begin previews on March 12, 2020, ahead of an official opening on April 16. The tuner features a book by Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony Award winner James Lapine (who also directs), music by Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie.
Flying Over Sunset
Lincoln Center Theater presents a new musical Flying Over Sunset, featuring a book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, as part of the 2019 Broadway season.
Tickets will be on sale soon.
Set in the 1950’s, Flying Over Sunset is a work of fiction inspired by the lives of three extraordinary and accomplished people - writer Aldous Huxley; playwright, diplomat, and congresswoman, Clare Booth Luce; and film legend Cary Grant - each of whom in real life experimented with the drug LSD. At a crossroads in their lives the three come together, and under the influence of the drug, take a trip and confront the mysteries of their lives and their world.