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STAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released Commercial for Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP!STAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released Commercial for Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP!
by Stage Tube - August 25, 2014

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 September 29 on Broadway, prior to opening night on October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Steven Hoggett. Musical direction, orchestrations and arrangements are by Emmy Award-winning and multi Grammy-nominated producer Rob Mathes. Check out a just-released commercial for the new musical below! (more...)
THE LAST SHIP Box Office to Open Next Monday at the Neil Simon TheatreTHE LAST SHIP Box Office to Open Next Monday at the Neil Simon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2014

Producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker announce that the box office for the new musical THE LAST SHIP will open on Monday, August 25 at 10 a.m. at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street), in conjunction with a special one-time-only 24-hour flash sale from midnight August 25 to midnight August 26. For one day only, seats will be on sale for $39, $59 and $85 in the rear mezzanine, mid-mezzanine or orchestra/front mezzanine, respectively. (more...)
THE LAST SHIP Ends Chicago Run, Sets Sail for BroadwayTHE LAST SHIP Ends Chicago Run, Sets Sail for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, ends its Chicago run today, July 13. The Last Ship will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. (more...)
Up on the Marquee: THE LAST SHIPUp on the Marquee: THE LAST SHIP
by Walter McBride - July 11, 2014

The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)
THE LAST SHIP Begins Final Two Weeks in Chicago Before Setting Sail on BroadwayTHE LAST SHIP Begins Final Two Weeks in Chicago Before Setting Sail on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, enters its final two weeks at the Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe). (more...)
Photo Flash: THE LAST SHIP Celebrates Opening in Chicago with Sting, Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker and More!Photo Flash: THE LAST SHIP Celebrates Opening in Chicago with Sting, Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winnerBrian Yorkey, opened June 25 at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. The Last Ship is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. The Last Ship will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the opening night curtain call and more! (more...)
VIDEO: Sting Talks New Gig as LAST SHIP Composer & Lyricist on GMAVIDEO: Sting Talks New Gig as LAST SHIP Composer & Lyricist on GMA
by TV News Desk - June 27, 2014

Watch below as the singer shares his experience working on the musical 'The Last Ship' as well as his new album. (more...)
BWW Chicago Reviews: THE LAST SHIPBWW Chicago Reviews: THE LAST SHIP
by Misha Davenport - June 26, 2014

Sting's heartfelt and emotional musical 'The Last Ship' is mostly sea-worthy in its pre-Broadway tryout. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sting, James Taylor & More Attend Pre-Broadway Premiere of THE LAST SHIPPhoto Flash: Sting, James Taylor & More Attend Pre-Broadway Premiere of THE LAST SHIP
by BWW Special Coverage - June 26, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, opened last night at the Bank of America Theatre (more...)
Review Roundup: Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIPReview Roundup: Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP
by Review Roundups - June 26, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winnerBrian Yorkey, opened at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. THE LAST SHIP is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. THE LAST SHIP will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP, Starring Michael Esper & Rachel Tucker; Opens Tonight in Chicago!STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP, Starring Michael Esper & Rachel Tucker; Opens Tonight in Chicago!
by Stage Tube - June 25, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, opens tonight at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. The Last Ship is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. The Last Ship will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar and More in Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP!Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar and More in Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP!
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, opens tomorrow at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. THE LAST SHIP is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. THE LAST SHIP will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Sting and the Cast of THE LAST SHIP Visit Wrigley Field for Chicago Cubs' First Pitch and PerformancePhoto Flash: Sting and the Cast of THE LAST SHIP Visit Wrigley Field for Chicago Cubs' First Pitch and Performance
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

16-time Grammy Award winner Sting and The Last Ship cast members Aaron Lazar, Jimmy Nail, Michael Esper and Fred Applegate appeared last night, Monday, June 23 at Wrigley Field for the Ceremonial Chicago Cubs First Pitch. Lazar took the pitch, followed by the Seventh Inning Stretch performance by Sting, accompanied by the cast of the Broadway-bound world premiere musical. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)
Pre-Broadway Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP Announces Rush Policy in ChicagoPre-Broadway Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP Announces Rush Policy in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2014

The producers of the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP will offer special rush tickets for all performances. Ten pairs, 20 tickets, will be available to patrons, on the day-of-show, for $25. These rush tickets will be available at the box office only, on the day of the performance, when the box office opens at 10:00 a.m. except for Sunday at 11:00 a.m. (more...)
BWW Preview: Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP Anchors in Chicago Prior to Broadway BowBWW Preview: Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP Anchors in Chicago Prior to Broadway Bow
by Tyler Peterson - May 29, 2014

THE LAST SHIP, 16-time Grammy winner Sting's first foray into theater, is no jukebox musical. (more...)
Tickets Available for THE LAST SHIP on Broadway Starting 6/9- Full Cast AnnouncedTickets Available for THE LAST SHIP on Broadway Starting 6/9- Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

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. To book groups of 15 or more, visitbroadway.com/groups or call 1-800-Broadway x2. (more...)
VIDEO: Sting Performs Music from Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP on 'Colbert'VIDEO: Sting Performs Music from Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP on 'Colbert'
by TV News Desk - April 11, 2014

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT, Sting performed 'The Last Ship and 'The Night the Pugilist Learned How to Dance' from his Broadway-bound musical, THE LAST SHIP. (more...)
VIDEO: Sting: Coming to Broadway Is 'Exciting and Frightening'VIDEO: Sting: Coming to Broadway Is 'Exciting and Frightening'
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2014

Legendary singer Sting stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about bringing his new musical THE LAST SHIP to Broadway this October. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released TV Spot for Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIPSTAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released TV Spot for Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP
by Stage Tube - March 10, 2014

The Last Ship, with an original score by 16-time Grammy Award® winner Sting, will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe) from June 10 - July 13, 2014. The Last Ship will open on Broadway in the fall of 2014. An epic yet intimate tale inspired by Sting's own childhood experiences, this World Premiere production features direction by two-time Tony Award® winner Joe Mantello (Wicked), a book by Tony Award® winner John Logan (Red) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal) and choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award® Nominee Steven Hoggett (Once). Check out a just-released television spot for the musical below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sting, Jimmy Nail Talk THE LAST SHIP in Chicago and on BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: Sting, Jimmy Nail Talk THE LAST SHIP in Chicago and on Broadway
by Stage Tube - February 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones recently spoke with Sting and Jimmy Nail about their upcoming Broadway premiere THE LAST SHIP. THE LAST SHIP will travel to New York following a pre-Broadway tryout June 10 to July 13 in Chicago at Bank of America Theatre. Watch the interview below! (more...)
Sting's THE LAST SHIP Concert Airs Tonight on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCESSting's THE LAST SHIP Concert Airs Tonight on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2014

Sting: The Last Ship will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, tonight, February 21 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (check local listings) and features the 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician performing songs from his new album, The Last Ship, and forthcoming play of the same name in an intimate evening of music and storytelling live at The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 19th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 19th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - February 19, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'The Last Ship' sails, 'Chicago' and 'The Heartbeat Of Home' stop by, 'Chicago's Golden Soul,' and 'Ain't Misbehavin' pack 'em in, catch 'Dessa Rose,' 'Love Story' and 'A New Brain,' and the Waa-Mu Show announces 2014, plus more! (more...)
Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar & More Will Star in Sting's THE LAST SHIP; Previews to Begin 9/30 at Broadway's Neil Simon TheatreMichael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar & More Will Star in Sting's THE LAST SHIP; Previews to Begin 9/30 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Puliter Prize-winner Brian Yorkey - will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon on September 30 prior to opening night on October 26, according to producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker. The Last Ship is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. (more...)
Tickets to Pre-Broadway Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP On Sale this FridayTickets to Pre-Broadway Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP On Sale this Friday
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

Broadway In Chicago and producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker have announced that individual tickets for THE LAST SHIP, with an original score by 16-time Grammy Award® winner Sting, will go on sale this Friday, February 14, at 10 AM. THE LAST SHIPwill have its pre-Broadway World Premiere at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe) from June 10 - July 13, 2014. THE LAST SHIP will open on Broadway in the fall of 2014. An epic yet intimate tale inspired by Sting's own childhood experiences, this World Premiere production features direction by two-time Tony Award® winner Joe Mantello (Wicked), a book by Tony Award® winner John Logan (Red) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal) and choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award® Nominee Steven Hoggett (Once). (more...)
VIDEO: Sting Performs 'And Yet' from THE LAST SHIP on EllenVIDEO: Sting Performs 'And Yet' from THE LAST SHIP on Ellen
by TV News Desk - December 26, 2013

Legendary musician Sting, author of the Broadway-bound musical The Last Ship, stops by this week's ELLEN and performs the song 'And Yet', from his highly anticipated new album of the same title. (more...)

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