Escape to Margaritaville on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Saenger Theatre (New Orleans, LA)
1111 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
10/20/2017 - 10/28/2017


BC/EFA's 2017 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Opens Pre-Bidding for Walk-On Roles, Signed Memorabilia & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The ultimate Broadway treasure hunt is only three weeks away, and you can get a jump start now on finding unique theatrical collectables and extraordinary experiences. Pre-bidding opens today on dozens of auction items available at the 31st Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

Industry Editor Exclusive: The Mysteries of Success and Failure for Broadway on the Road
by Cara Joy David, Industry Editor - Sep 7, 2017

We all think we know a lot about Broadway financing. We read capitalization numbers in stories. The Broadway League puts out weekly grosses and, even though we may not know a show's exact weekly running cost, those in the know can approximate. It is obvious when a show opens and closes on the Great White Way. Tours get into murkier territories. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Broadway Social Insight Report September 5, 2017
by Alan Henry - Sep 5, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Come From Away (2.19%), Bandstand (1.82%), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.69%), Aladdin (1.68%) and Dear Evan Hansen (1.61%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Terms of My Surrender (2.45%), A Dolls House Part 2 (2.13%), 1984 Play (1.36%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.72%) and Marvin's Room (0.17%). (more...)

Photo Coverage: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Toasts to Escaping the City Before Pre-Broadway Tour!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 29, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, is coming to Broadway! But before it lands on the Great White Way, the show launches a pre-Broadway tour in New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre (October 20-28, 2017), and will play Houston's Hobby Center (October 31-November 5, 2017), and Chicago's Oriental Theatre (November 9-December 2, 2017), before sailing to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre with previews beginning February 16, 2018 and an opening night officially set for Thursday, March 15, 2018. (more...)

BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report' Discusses Legal Battle Between Matthew Lombardo's WHO'S HOLIDAY and Dr. Seuss
by OHenry Report - Sep 27, 2017

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the playwright/producer and lawyers behind the recent major court decision that deemed the new play WHO'S HOLIDAY protected from copyright claims from Dr. Seuss Enterprises. (more...)

HAMILTON, LION KING Designers Put Mark on Revamped BOND 45 Restaurant in the Theater District
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Shelly Fireman, CEO of The Fireman Hospitality Group, announces that this fall marks the re-opening of the Italian restaurant BOND 45 at its new home in the heart of the theater district, 221 West 46th Street. (more...)

On BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report,' The Complicated Process of Streaming Live Theatre
by OHenry Report - Sep 14, 2017

On the fourth episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to three of the industry leaders when it comes to capturing theatre and the performing arts for distribution in movie theatres, on TV, and online. (more...)

Two New Deweys to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Hand-picked by producer and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, newcomers Justin Collette and Conner John Gillooly will join the cast of School of Rock - The Musical in the role of failed, wannabe rocker, Dewey Finn. (more...)

Jenn Colella, Drew Gehling, and More will Rock Out in BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES this December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will continue on December 4th at 7:30pm, honoring the foremost and most influential act of the rock era with Broadway Sings The Beatles. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Miss Saigon, Dear Evan Hansen, and Terms of My Surrender Top Broadway's Social Media Growth
by Alan Henry - Sep 11, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Miss Saigon (10.95%), Dear Evan Hansen (2.38%), Come From Away (1.92%), Hello, Dolly! (1.71%) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.52%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Terms of My Surrender (9.05%), A Dolls House Part 2 (2.02%), 1984 Play (1.23%), Play That Goes Wrong (1.17%) and Oslo (0.36%). (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with New Jimmy Buffett Musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited three-week engagement November 9 through December 2, 2017. Go behind the scenes with the creative team in the interview below! (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 2, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MICHAEL MOORE, and More Top Broadway Growth!
by Alan Henry - Oct 2, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Dear Evan Hansen (1.73%), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.57%), Waitress (1.48%), Come From Away (1.47%) and Anastasia (1.15%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Terms of My Surrender (2.10%), 1984 Play (1.44%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.75%), Marvin's Room (0.15%) and . (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 16, 2017
by - Oct 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 16, 2017 - The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Come From Away Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit (20.88%), M. Butterfly (12.31%), Dear Evan Hansen (2.06%), Come From Away (1.31%) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.24%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Terms of My Surrender (1.39%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.64%), Marvin's Room (0.17%). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 15, 2017
by - Oct 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 14, 2017
by - Oct 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 13, 2017
by - Oct 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 12, 2017
by - Oct 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Co Shares Itinerary for NYC Trip
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Registration is open for Penobscot Theatre Company's Eighth Annual Weekend Trip to New York City, April 6-8, 2018, and this year's itinerary is a musical theatre lover's delight! 'We've secured great seats to two very differently styled musicals,' said Executive Director Mary Budd, 'a revival of a beloved classic and a contemporary work with timely themes. Plus, we're throwing in an optional third show for folks who just can't get enough!' (more...)

VIDEO: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE's Paul Alexander Nolan Poses for Vanity Fair!
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2017

Watch below as Paul Alexander Nolan poses for the November issue of Vanity Fair- on newsstands today! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 9, 2017
by - Jul 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 8, 2017
by - Jul 8, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 7, 2017
by - Jul 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 6, 2017
by - Jul 6, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

JACK Presents the New York Premiere of MACHINALIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

In 1928, Ruth Snyder was executed for the murder of her husband; that same year, Sophie Treadwell wrote Machinal, inspired by Snyder's story. Now, playwright Steph Del Rosso has crafted a relentless, raucous exploration of feminism - part rock concert, part performance art - inspired by Treadwell's expressionist masterpiece. This production, created for the IDEAS Festival 2017 in San Diego and subsequently presented at Ubuntu Theater in the Bay Area, lands at JACK under the direction of rising theater-maker Will Detlefsen. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 5, 2017
by - Jul 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/27/2017 - 7/4/2017
by - Jul 4, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/27/2017 - 7/4/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 4, 2017
by - Jul 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 3, 2017
by - Jul 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Buffett Spills His Musical Guilty Pleasures and Talks ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett was in Chicago recently where his upcoming musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is set to open at Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited engagement this November.  (more...)

BroadwayWorld Premieres Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report' with Producer Oliver Roth
by OHenry Report - Jul 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is proud to announce that they have partnered with Broadway producer Oliver Roth to relaunch his podcast 'The OHenry Report.' The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 2, 2017
by - Jul 2, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 9th, 2017: Broadway Dims the Lights for Barbara Cook and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway dims the lights for Barbara Cook and more! (more...)

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater's Bay Street Under the Stars series presents FREE concert readings of plays and musicals in Mashashimuet Park every summer. This year, Bay Street will present Kiss Me, Kate with a book by Bella and Sam Spewack and music and lyrics by Cole Porter, on August 25 & 26 at 7pm. (more...)

Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard and More to Star in ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams have announced the official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. (more...)

Official Casting Announced for ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced the official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. As previously announced, the musical begins previews on Broadway on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 15, 2018. Broadway tickets are now on sale via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 7th, 2017, Take a Look at the Broadway Real Estate for the Upcoming Season
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 7, 2017

Even though we are in the slow summer season for theatre news, show and casting announcements have been slowly trickling in so that the 2017-2018 Broadway season is beginning to come into sharper focus. The slate is filled with high-profile offerings like FROZEN and HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, exciting revivals including M. BUTTERFLY, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and MY FAIR LADY, intriguing new works like THE BAND'S VISIT and JUNK, and curious newcomers, i.e. SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and Escape to Margaritaville. (more...)

On BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report,' We Break Down Replacing a Broadway Star
by OHenry Report - Aug 7, 2017

On the second episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor, Oliver Henry Roth talks to four Broadway professionals about the ins and outs of replacing principal cast members in a Broadway show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Melissa Errico and Richard Troxell Charm in KISS ME, KATE in Concert at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Bay Street Theater just presented its Bay Street Under the Stars series free KISS ME, KATE concert last weekend, August 25 and 26, at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor. Each night was attended by over 400 people. BroadwayWorld has a look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

INDUSTRY: Broadway Social Insight Report August 28, 2017 - COME FROM AWAY Tops Broadway Growth Plus New West End Chart!
by Alan Henry - Aug 28, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Come From Away (2.22%), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.70%), Dear Evan Hansen (1.70%), Miss Saigon (1.50%) and Groundhog Day (1.43%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Play That Goes Wrong (16.02%), Terms of My Surrender (12.40%), 1984 Play (1.98%), A Dolls House Part 2 (1.27%) and Oslo (0.18%). (more...)

On BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report,' What Happens When a Theatre Violates a Copyright?
by OHenry Report - Aug 25, 2017

On the third episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to two industry professionals about the licensing process for plays and musicals, and then what happens when a theatre company violates their license. (more...)

BWW Industry Interview: Mobilizing the Revolution - Behind the Creation of the HAMILTON App
by Robert Diamond - Aug 23, 2017

On August 11th, Hamilton released the official app for iOS and Android devices. Hamilton's mission was to give its fans a mobile experience that would provide unprecedented access to the show. One of the primary focuses of the team was to develop a product that could adapt to cutting-edge technologies. (more...)

Casts Set for VILLAIN: DeBLANKS This Fall at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Upcoming casting has been announced for Brenda Braxton presents Billy Mitchell's Villain: DeBlanks, the uproarious improvisational comedy playing weekly at The Green Room 42 where 'Clue' meets adult 'Mad Libs' and audiences never see the same show twice. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Broadway Social Insight Report August 21, 2017 - WAR PAINT, GROUNDHOG DAY, COME FROM AWAY Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Aug 21, 2017

This week's top growing musicals were Groundhog Day, Come From Away, The Great Comet, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The top growing plays were 1984, A Dolls House Part 2, and The Play That Goes Wrong. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe - Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless, Bryce Pinkham and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Old Globe presents the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Based on the beloved 1993 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil, Benny & Joon is directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of New York's Transport Group. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017
by - Aug 15, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017. (more...)

Highlights from Broadway In Chicago's Annual Summer Concert at Millennium Park
by Rachel Weinberg - Aug 15, 2017

Broadway In Chicago's Summer Concert on Monday drew probably the largest crowd for the event I have seen in several years of attendance (and they were definitely a fired-up bunch). Musical theater fans across Chicago clamored to see Broadway In Chicago's showcase of ten upcoming touring shows (with a bonus appearance from HAMILTON's Chris De'Sean Lee, who co-hosted with usual emcee Janet Davies of ABC7). Here's my take on the highlights of the concert and which touring musicals should top your must-see list for the coming season. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 14th, 2017: Broadway Stars Celebrate Diversity and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 14, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway stars celebrate diversity, Broadway casts will perform at tonight's Broadway In Chicago's 2017 Summer Concert and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White Way
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raise a glass to the stars of the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville in this behind-the-scenes look at how they're feeling about heading to the Great White Way! (more...)

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