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David Bowie & Enda Walsh's Starry New Musical LAZARUS Sells Out at NYTW; Extension Announced!

After selling out the initial engagement in just three hours, BroawdwayWorld has confirmed that New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has added an additional three weeks of performances of Lazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards).

Lazarus begins previews on November 18, officially opens December 7, 2015, and will now run through January 17, 2016 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). Tickets for the additional performances will go on sale beginning Wednesday, October 14 at 12:00PM EST on www.nytw.org or by calling 212-460-5475 (Monday noon-6pm; Tuesday-Sunday noon-curtain time).

Tickets for performances from December 29 through January 17 start at $95. In addition, New York Theatre Workshop will be making $25 CheapTix available for every performance during the December 29 - January 17 extension period via a CheapTix day-of lottery. Additional details about the lottery will be announced at a later date.

The standard performance schedule for the extension is: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm, Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm and 7pm. Exceptions: Tuesday, January 12 and Wednesday, January 13 will begin at 8pm. Added performance, Monday, December 28. No performance Friday, January 1.

The cast of Lazarus includes Golden Globe winner and six-time Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, "Dexter") as Thomas Newton, Tony Award nominee Cristin Milioti (Once) as Elly, and Michael Esper (The Last Ship) as Valentine, as well as Krystina Alabado (American Idiot), Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether), Nicholas Christopher (Whorl Inside A Loop), Lynn Craig (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Bobby Moreno (Year of the Rooster), Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening Nat'l Tour), Charlie Pollock (The Wild Party), and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie).

Following his revelatory production of Ingmar Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage, the internationally acclaimed director Ivo van Hove returns to New York Theatre Workshop with Lazarus. Mr. Walsh makes his return to NYTW after the successful run of Once. LAZARUS features songs specially composed by Mr. Bowie for this production as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs.

The New York premiere of RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Roots), will begin performances at New York Theatre Workshop in February 2016. The 2015/16 Season will conclude with the world premiere of a new folk opera, HADESTOWN, by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell. HADESTOWN was developed with and is directed by Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), and will begin performances in May 2016.


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