13 to open at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 5 Oct, tickets to go on sale 28 Jul
The new musical comedy 13 will open at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 5 Oct 2008, following previews from 16 Sep 2008.
Tickets are to go on sale with Telecharge on 28 Jul 2008.
13 has book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, and will be produced on Broadway by Bob Boyett and Tim Levy.
Directed by Jeremy Sams, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli, 13 tells the story of Evan Goldman, a 13 year old boy who has has it all ï¿½ he's popular, has the 'perfect' family and lives in the greatest city in the world ï¿½ New York. That is until his parents get divorced and he's forced to move ï¿½ to a small town in Indiana. Uprooted from his old life, he has to make new friends and somehow maneuver the minefield of High School to become part of the 'in-crowd.'
The creative team is to feature David Farley (sets and costumes), Brian MacDevitt (lighting) and Jon Weston (sound).
13 had its world premiere at The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles from 22 Dec 06 - 18 Feb 07, and then played a run at Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, CT from 8 May - 9 Jun 2008.
The Goodspeed production featured Graham Philips and Hudson Thames, in rotating performances, in the leading role of Evan Goldman. It has been rumoured that some of the Goodspeed cast will transfer to Broadway, though there has been no official confirmation.
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