The Lightning Thief Launching Tour Fall 2018

August 29, 2017

THE 3-TIME DRAMA DESK NOMINATED HIT MUSICAL
THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
WILL LAUNCH A NORTH AMERICAN TOUR BEGINNING FALL 2018

“WORTHY OF THE GODS!” Time Out NY
“ELECTRIFYING!” -Newsday
“FUNNY, CLEVER, AND HIGHLY ENTERTAINING!” -The Huffington Post
“A WINNING ADAPTATION.” -Hollywood Reporter

Producers Theatreworks USA, Martian Entertainment, Greg Schaffert Productions and Lang Entertainment Group have partnered with The Road Company (trc.nyc) to bring Drama Desk Nominated Best Musical, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical around the country beginning fall of 2018. The cast and performance schedule will be announced For more information visit LightningThiefMusical.com.

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has a Drama Desk nominated book by Joe Tracz, music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki and is directed by Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Patrick McCullum, fight direction by Rod Kinter with set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, Obie award winning sound design by Ryan Rumery, and lighting design by David Lander, orchestrations by Wiley DeWeese and Rob Rokocki, It is being presented by special arrangement with Rick Riordan and the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.

Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and he is on a quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt and prevent a war between the Greek gods. Normal is a myth when you’re a demigod. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, featuring live music, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed theatrical adventure that will rock your world.

The show has been hailed by audiences, fans and critics alike who have said “‘Percy Jackson Musical’ Hits Sweet Spot” Wall Street Journal, “Delivers a lot more fun and proves far more enjoyable than the big-budget movie. A tuneful, pop-rock score.” The Hollywood Reporter; “Worthy of the gods.” Time Out NY; “Electrifying, the music was outstanding. We recommend you see it” Newsday; “Funny, Clever, highly entertaining!” Huffington Post; "Mesmerizing. Will captivate young and old." Theatermania; “A perfect musical adaptation." StageBuddy; “An instant hit with fans. It will be loved by fans for years to come.” OdysseyOnline; “Funny, Clever, highly entertaining!” Huffington Post; “A gift from the gods. It’s pretty much every fan’s dream come true. The Lightning Thief perfectly captures everything we loved about the book. Great music, great acting, and a great story combine to make it one of the best nights of theatre we’ve seen. So, we unequivocally recommend you go on a killer quest to see this musical.” Hypable.

Broadway Records released the original cast recording of the three-time Drama Desk Nominee (including Best Musical) that featured Chris McCarrell as Percy Jackson, Carrie Compere as Sally, Sarah Beth Pfeifer as Clarisse, Jonathan Raviv as Chiron, James Hayden Rodriguez as Luke, Drama Desk nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical George Salazar as Grover, and Kristin Stokes as Annabeth.

Now accepting North American and International touring inquiries
The Road Company (212-302-5200,trc.nyc)