The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is set to make its return to the road in the 2020/2021 season following its engagement on Broadway.
“Since TheaterWorksUSA first began developing The Lightning Thief in 2013, this inventive musical has entertained countless audiences of all ages on and off Broadway and across the country, and we are so pleased that Percy Jackson’s theatrical journey continues onward,” said Victoria Lang, the founder and co-president of content for Broadway & Beyond Theatricals, which is providing booking services for the upcoming tour.
The show’s previous tour covered 32 cities, including: Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Charlotte, and Tampa. The new tour will continue to be presented by TheaterWorksUSA and Martian Entertainment. Casting, dates and cities are to be announced at a later date.
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 described as an action-packed theatrical adventure that will rock your world.
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.