Opened: December 7, 2015
Closing: January 20, 2016

Lazarus - 2015 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York Theatre Workshop
79 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003

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 a new production, LAZARUS, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh. Mr. Walsh makes his return to NYTW after the successful run of Once. LAZARUS features songs specially composed for this production by Mr. Bowie as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs. LAZARUS, inspired by the 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, centers on the character of Thomas Newton, famously portrayed by Mr. Bowie in the 1976 screen adaptation directed by Nicolas Roeg.

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David Bowie's LAZARUS Takes Final Bow Off-Broadway Tonight
by TV News Desk - January 20, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)'s presentation of LAZARUS by the late 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), plays its final performance off-Broadway tonight, January 20, 2016.

LAZARUS' Michael C. Hall Says Bowie's Death Felt Like An 'Internal Fist Clench'.
by Caryn Robbins - January 19, 2016

Michael C. Hall, currently portraying the role David Bowie took on in 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' in the off-Broadway original musical Lazarus, shares his thoughts and sadness over the rock legend's recent passing.

PHOTO FLASH: David Bowie Fans Leave Tributes as LAZARUS Plays Final Performances
by Michael Dale - January 15, 2016

As the new musical plays out its final performances amidst rumors of a Broadway transfer, fans leave flowers, candles and cards.

Could David Bowie's LAZARUS Be Heading to Broadway?
by Caryn Robbins - January 15, 2016

Since the passing of LAZARUS creator David Bowie on Sunday, ticket prices for the new off-Broadway musical have skyrocketed.

First LAZARUS Performance Since Bowie's Passing Brings Tears to Audience Members
by Caryn Robbins - January 13, 2016

Last night marked the first performance of David Bowie's musical LAZARUS since his passing on Sunday at the age of 69.

VIDEO: LAZARUS' Cristin Milioti Performs Moving Rendition of Bowie's 'Changes'; NYTW Issues Statement
by Caryn Robbins - January 12, 2016

The cast and crew of the new off-Broadway musical LAZARUS were devastated to learn of yesterday's news that the production's co-writer, David Bowie, had passed away from liver cancer at the age of 69.

LAZARUS Director Shares: 'Bowie Was Still Writing on His Deathbed'
by Caryn Robbins - January 12, 2016

Belgian theatre director Ivo van Hove, who worked with the artist on the new off-Broadway musical LAZARUS, shared that he he was one of the few people who knew that Bowie was suffering from liver cancer

Cast Album Falling to Earth for David Bowie's Musical LAZARUS, Starring Michael C. Hall
by Jessica Khan - January 11, 2016

David Bowie's legacy lives on. Today, January 11, just one day after the 69-year-old Lazarus composer and legendary singer passed away, the cast of his new musical gathered at a recording studio in Manhattan to lay down the show's cast album.

VIDEO PROFILE: LAZARUS' David Bowie Singing Brel, Brecht/Weill and Playing THE ELEPHANT MAN
by Michael Dale - January 11, 2016

Though the late David Bowie was only sporadically involved with what we traditionally regard as theatre, he once starred on Broadway.

David Bowie's New Album BLACKSTAR, Featuring 'Lazarus' Track, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report today's (January 8) release of David Bowie's new album BLACKSTAR, featuring a track from his new musical, LAZARUS -- the title song, 'Lazarus.' Order BLACKSTAR HERE.

LAZARUS Music Director Henry Hey On Creating New Sounds For Familiar David Bowie Songs
by Michael Dale - January 6, 2016

Fans come in knowing most of the songs, but they need to be re-arranged for a new dramatic context.

Bowie & Walsh's Off-Broadway Hit LAZARUS Switches to Digital Lottery
by Tyler Peterson - December 22, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and TodayTix, the theater ticket app, announced today a CheapTix mobile lottery for Lazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), BroadwayWorld has learned. To increase access to tickets, this TodayTix program will replace the previously announced in-person lottery and will offer $25 tickets to the fastest selling show in NYTW history.

DVR Alert: Michael C. Hall & LAZARUS Cast Perform on CBS's 'Late Show' Tonight
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2015

CBS welcomes Michael C. Hall and the cast of the new off-Broadway musical LAZARUS to perform on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT tonight, Dec. 17th.

VIDEO: David Bowie Shares First Listen to New Single 'LAZARUS'
by Caryn Robbins - December 14, 2015

David Bowie has shared a first listen to 'Lazarus,' the second single off his upcoming album Blackstar. The song will debut in full this Thursday, December 17th on the BBC and NPR.

Review Roundup: David Bowie's LAZARUS Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - December 7, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop presents LAZARUS by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award). Lazarus is 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 began previews on November 18 and officially opens tonight, December 7, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop. Let's see what the critics had to say...


Lazarus has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2015 and West End which opened in 2016.
Lazarus has been nominated for several awards. These include Outstanding Projection Design at the Drama Desk Awards for Tal Yarden, Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Brian Ronan, Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for Michael C. Hall, Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for David Bowie and Edna Walsh, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Lazarus, and Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical) at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Tal Yarden.



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