BWW TV: Meet Patrick Bateman- Watch Highlights from AMERICAN PSYCHO on Broadway!
AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- began performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The Opening Night is Thursday, April 21, 2016. American Psycho has music, lyrics and orchestrations by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), and a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ("Supergirl," "Looking," "Glee"). Directed by Olivier Award winner Rupert Goold (King Charles III), AMERICAN PSYCHO has choreography by Tony Award nominee Lynne Page (La Cage Aux Folles). Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,The Choice) is cast in the lead role of Patrick Bateman.
BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!
Following a highly acclaimed, sold-out London run, American Psycho brings its designer brand of style, sex, and synthesizers to Broadway. Set in the excess of 1980s Manhattan, American Psycho tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young and handsome Wall Street banker who pursues his darkest American dreams. Patrick and his elite group of friends spend their days in exclusive restaurants, hot clubs, and luxury labels. But at night, Patrick takes part in a more sinful indulgence, and his mask of sanity is starting to slip...