ANASTASIA Tickets Go On Sale Friday This Friday At Broadway In Chicago
Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce tickets for ANASTASIA, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical inspired by the beloved film, will go on sale on Friday, January 25. ANASTASIA will make its Chicago debut at Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 W. Randolph) for a limited two-week engagement March 26 through April 7, 2019.
From the Tony Award -winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, ANASTASIA is a dazzling new show that transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
This 2017 Broadway hit features book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) that features favorites "Journey to the Past and Once Upon a December, and direction by Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak.
ANASTASIA, currently celebrating an open-ended run on Broadway, began performances on March 23, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) with critics exclaiming Ahrens and Flaherty have chosen the right moments to musicalize, and their score here sounds complete and full one of the season's strongest! (NBC) and Smartly adapted by Terrence McNally, Anastasia is a sweeping adventure, romance and historical epic whose fine craftsmanship will satisfy musical-theater fans (Time Out) . The new musical has played to sold out crowds on Broadway since officially opening in April 2017, in addition to garnering multiple Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards and nominations.
The original Broadway cast recording is available at BroadwayRecords.com, Amazon.com and iTunes. The 75-minute album includes the Academy Award-nominated favorite Journey to the Past alongside new numbers from the show such as Christy Altomare's haunting In My Dreams, Ramin Karimloo's passionate Still, and Derek Klena's heart-racing My Petersburg.
The National Tour of ANASTASIA is produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit), Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening), Dan Hinde 50 Church Street Productions, The Shubert Organization, Elizabeth Dewberry & Ali Ahmet Kocabiyik, Carl Daikeler, Warner/Chappell Music, 42nd Club/Phil Kenny, Judith Ann Abrams Productions, Broadway Asia/Umeda Arts Theater, Peter May, David Mirvish, Sandi Moran, Seoul Broadcasting System, LD Entertainment/Sally Cade Holmes, Seriff Productions, Van Dean, Tamar Climan and in association with Hartford Stage.
For more information, visit www.anastasiabroadway.com/tour/