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Marie Christine - 1999 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the Medea myth

This powerful re-telling of the tragic Medea myth was hailed by the San Francisco Examiner as 'A major work by one of the most highly regarded new serious songwriters for the stage.' Set in the twilight years of the 19th century, MARIE CHRISTINE chronicles its doomed heroine's journey from her genteel life of privilege in New Orleans Creole society through betrayal and incomprehensible vengeance in boisterous Chicago. This gripping tale of one headstrong and passionate young woman's all-consuming love for an ambitious sea captain provides a tour-de-force for its leading lady. When it premiered at the esteemed Lincoln Center Theatre, the New York Daily News found it to be 'A brilliant re-working of Medea [that] manages at once to make it fresh and to retain its gut-wrenching compulsion.' MARIE CHRISTINE was the final Broadway musical of the 20th century, an extraordinary creation that investigates unsettling mysteries of the psyche that are as old as the human condition itself.

Words and Music by Michael John LaChiusa

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)


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(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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Marie Christine Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Marie Christine have their been?
Marie Christine has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1999 and Broadway which opened in 1999.

What Tony Awards has Marie Christine been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical for Michael John LaChiusa, Best Lighting Design for Jules Fisher, Best Lighting Design for Peggy EisenhauerBest Orchestrations for Jonathan Tunick and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Michael John LaChiusa.

What productions of Marie Christine have their been?
Marie Christine has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1999 and Broadway which opened in 1999.

What productions of Marie Christine have there been?
Marie Christine has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1999 and Broadway which opened in 1999.