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Tickets Available for THE LAST SHIP on Broadway Starting 6/9- Full Cast Announced

Tickets Available for THE LAST SHIP on Broadway Starting 6/9- Full Cast Announced

Producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker announce that tickets for the new musical The Last Ship on Broadway will be available for purchase on June 9 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Ticket prices range from $55 to $147.

American Express® Card Members can exclusively purchase tickets to The Last Ship beginning Sunday, May 18 through June 1, 2014. Starting June 2, advance tickets will also be available to members of Audience Rewards, Broadway's official rewards program at www.AudienceRewards.com.

Beginning Friday, May 16 at 10AM/EST, Sting.com fan club members will have an opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the general public. Members may visit their user profile at Sting.com to retrieve the access code for this exclusive presale through Sunday, June 8 at 11:59PM/EST.

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award-winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey - will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street) on September 29, prior to opening night onOctober 26. Produced by Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker, The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Steven Hoggett.

THE LAST SHIP will travel to New York following a pre-Broadway tryout at The Bank of America Theatre in Chicago from June 10 to July 13. Tickets to the Chicago engagement are currently on sale.

Inspired by Sting's own childhood experiences, The Last Ship marks the musician's Broadway debut as a composer.

THE LAST SHIP is set in the English seafaring town of Wallsend, a close-knit community where life has always revolved around the local shipyard and the hardworking men construct magnificent vessels with tremendous pride. But Gideon Fletcher dreams of a different future. He sets out to travel the world, leaving his life and his love behind. When Gideon returns home 14 years later, he finds the shipyard's future in grave danger and his childhood sweetheart engaged to someone else. As the men of Wallsend take their future into their own hands and build a towering representation of the shared dream that defines their existence, Gideon realizes that he left behind more than he could have ever imagined.

THE LAST SHIP is a portrait of a community so bound together by passion, faith and tradition, they'll stop at nothing to preserve the only life they've ever known.

The principal cast of The Last Ship includes Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Jimmy Nail, Fred Applegate, Aaron Lazar, Sally Ann Triplett and Collin Kelly-Sordelet.

THE LAST SHIP ensemble includes: Ethan Applegate, Craig Bennett, Dawn Cantwell, Jeremy Davis, Bradley Dean, Alyssa DiPalma, Colby Foytik, David Michael Garry, Timothy Gulan, Shawna M. Hamic, Rich Hebert, Leah M. Hocking, Todd A. Horman, Sarah Hunt, Jamie Jackson, Sean Jenness, C. David Johnson, Drew McVety, Johnny Newcomb, Gregory North, Matthew Stocke, Cullen Titmas and Jeremy Woodard.

(Rachel Tucker and Jimmy Nail are appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.)

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