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Octet - 2019 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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Three-time Tony Award-nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) begins his residency as Signature's first musical theatre writer with the world premiere musical Octet, directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet).

Featuring a score for an a cappella chamber choir and an original libretto inspired by internet comment boards, scientific debates, religious texts, and Sufi poetry, Octet explores addiction and nihilism within the messy context of 21st century technology.

Special thanks to Time Warner Foundation, Inc., The Michael and Betty Rauch Fund for Residency 5, and The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust for supporting the Residency 5 Program.

History:

Premiere
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:Off-Broadway
Previews: April 30, 2019
Closing:June 30, 2019

Running Time:

One hour and 40 minutes

The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre

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West 42nd Street
New York,NY

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by Nicole Rosky - June 20, 2019
Octet is now playing through June 30th in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, but creator Dave Malloy wants to make sure that the new musical lives on far beyond closing night. He just launched a Kickstarter to raise funds to make a cast recording! He writes:
by Julie Musbach - June 10, 2019
Signature Theatre announced today that Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), will have a special benefit performance to support the Signature Ticket Initiative on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 PM.
by Nicole Rosky - June 6, 2019
The Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), will play through June 30, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2019
The Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended a third and final time by one week and will now play through June 30, 2019.
by Review Roundups - May 20, 2019
The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), opened last night, May 19, in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Octet will now play through June 23, 2019.
by Jennifer Broski - May 20, 2019
The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), opened just last night, May 19, in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Octet will now play through June 23, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - May 13, 2019
The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended again by one week and will now play through June 23, 2019.
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2019
Get a first look below at the Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet by Dave Malloy, directed by Annie Tippe.
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019
Get a first look below at the Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet by Dave Malloy, directed by Annie Tippe.
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2019
Yesterday, Dave Malloy's Octet was set to begin performances, but due to some technical issues, the performance was cancelled.
by Julie Musbach - April 19, 2019
The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended one week and will now play throughJune 16, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - March 21, 2019
The cast and creative team have been announced for the Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe. Octet is the first production in Malloy's Signature Residency, which will include three productions over the course of five years.

Octet Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Octet been nominated for?
Ensemble Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Adam Bashian, Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie Tippe, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy, Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Octet, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy, Outstanding Scenic Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Brittany Vasta, Outstanding Sound Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hidenori Nakajo, Outstanding Production of a Musical (Drama League Awards) for OctetOutstanding New Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Octet and Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dave Malloy.

What awards has Octet won?
Ensemble Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Adam Bashian, Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie Tippe and Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Octet Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Dave Malloy Outstanding Scenic Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Brittany Vasta Outstanding Sound Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hidenori Nakajo Outstanding Production of a Musical (Drama League Awards) for Octet Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Octet Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dave Malloy.

What productions of Octet have there been?
Octet has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.

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