BWW Review: THE LIGHTNING THIEF at the 5th Ave is Fun and Frothy ... If You're TwelveBWW Review: THE LIGHTNING THIEF at the 5th Ave is Fun and Frothy ... If You're Twelve
by Jay Irwin - Apr 24, 2019

Dear Readers, I am not the intended audience for 'The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical', currently playing at the 5th Avenue Theatre, and if you're over the age of twelve and a musical theater aficionado like me, I suspect it's not for you either. However, if you are indeed a pre-teen or younger or a parent looking for something to thrill your kids or maybe even give them an introduction to theater, this may be perfect for you. Because of that, we're going to have two reviews in one here. One to point out why I think it appealed to kids and one to explain why I couldn't leave the theater fast enough. (more...)

Half-Bloods Unite! Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Presents Concert Staging of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICALHalf-Bloods Unite! Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Presents Concert Staging of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
by David McKibbin - Apr 21, 2019

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School presents a concert version of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical on Thursday, April 25 and Friday April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Follow Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, on his quest to find Zeus' stolen lightning bolt and save the world from a potential war between the gods.  (more...)

Half-Bloods Unite! Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Presents Concert Staging of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICALHalf-Bloods Unite! Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Presents Concert Staging of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
by David McKibbin - Apr 19, 2019

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School presents a concert version of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Follow Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, on his quest to find Zeus' stolen lightning bolt and save the world from a potential war between the gods.  (more...)

54 Sings Elton John, Alanis Morissette And More Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below54 Sings Elton John, Alanis Morissette And More Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF Heads to Sacramento Next WeekTHE LIGHTNING THIEF Heads to Sacramento Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Broadway Sacramento is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an musical adaption of The New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play Community Center Theater for five performances only, April 18 - 21. This will be the California premiere of the hit musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Comes To Keller AuditoriumPhoto Flash: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Comes To Keller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Portland'5 Centers for the Arts is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an "electrifying" (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan,will play Keller Auditorium on May 7th and 8th. Tickets are now on sale at www.portland5.com, the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts box office at 1111 SW Broadway Ave (Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm), by phone at 800-273-1530, and at all TicketsWest outlets. (more...)

Tickets for THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL on Sale NowTickets for THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

The Ambassador Theatre Group is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an "electrifying" (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play at the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. (more...)

George Salazar, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Will Join Joe Iconis at Feinstein's/54 BelowGeorge Salazar, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Will Join Joe Iconis at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Musical theater writer and rabble rouser Joe Iconis brings his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll jamboree back to Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF Storms Into 5th Avenue Theatre This SpringTHE LIGHTNING THIEF Storms Into 5th Avenue Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce that the national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, a musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play its stage from April 23 - 28, 2019. (more...)

LIGHTNING THIEF's Kristin Stokes Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!LIGHTNING THIEF's Kristin Stokes Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Linnae Medeiros - Mar 29, 2019

It's time to bring on the monsters because The Lightning Thief's Kristin Stokes is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, March 30th! Make sure to tune in all day as she takes us behind-the-scenes on a two-show day of the electric musical as the tour plays New York's Beacon Theatre! It's gonna be a killer quest that you're not gonna want to miss! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 welcomes the onstage return of composer and lyricist ROB ROKICKI, following the success of the current National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. ROKICKI, composer of the acclaimed 2018 NAMT selection, Monstersongs, will present all new songs from his current list of never-before-seen projects. Supported by multi-hyphenate performers and a killer band of musicians, FACE YOUR FEARS will showcase all new material from this two-time Larson Award nominee in an exclusive and intimate night of music. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF Storms Into San JoseTHE LIGHTNING THIEF Storms Into San Jose
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an "electrifying" (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) for a limited engagement from Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12, 2019. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The Ambassador Theatre Group is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an "electrifying" (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play at the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. (more...)

Bring on the Monsters! THE LIGHTNING THIEF Trio Talks Life on the Road & MoreBring on the Monsters! THE LIGHTNING THIEF Trio Talks Life on the Road & More
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 23, 2019

Percy Jackson has hit the road! The National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has already visited cities across the country, and this March it returns to New York City for a six-performance run at the Beacon Theatre. Below, we chat with the show's three stars, Kristin Stokes, Jorrel Javier, and Percy Jackson himself, Chris McCarrell. Watch as they talk about slaying monsters onstage, why their fanbase is so special, and so much more! (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Blazes through the Kennedy CenterTHE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Blazes through the Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 17, 2019

Many of the audience members clearly knew the source material better than I did going in – if the entrance applause and excitement of the people around me was any indicator. However, I think it's safe to say we were all equally charmed by the end – even me, an admittedly jaded musical theater junkie. (more...)

Rob Rokicki & Eric Price To Present Musicals At Molloy College/CAP21Rob Rokicki & Eric Price To Present Musicals At Molloy College/CAP21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Rob Rokicki (The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical) and Eric Price (The Violet Hour) will present two new musicals at Molloy College/CAP21 this Spring. Experience Marianas! and Emma! will be workshopped this March using students from the college. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At The National Tour Of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICALVIDEO: First Look At The National Tour Of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2019

Check out new footage from the national tour of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Opens In Chicago!Photo Flash: THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Opens In Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL National Tour Opens in ChicagoReview Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL National Tour Opens in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

The producers of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical announced this morning Chris McCarrell will reprise the role of Percy Jackson in the upcoming national tour of the musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan.  (more...)

Review: THE LIGHTNING THIEF ElectrifiesReview: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Electrifies
by Misha Davenport - Jan 11, 2019

Review: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Electrifies (more...)

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