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Queen of The Mist - 2011 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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Queen of the Mist is a world premiere musical with words and music by 5-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party,Marie Christine, Hello Again). Based on an astounding, outrageous, and haunting true story of nna Edson Taylor, who, in 1901, set out to be the first woman to shoot Niagara Falls, in a barrel of her own design. Navigating both the treacherous Falls and a fickle public with a ravenous appetite for sensationalism, this unconventional heroine vies for her legacy in a world clamoring with swindling managers, assassins, revolutionaries, moralizing family, anarchists and activists. Convinced that there is greatness in her and determined not to live as ordinary, she sets out to battle her fear and tempt her fate.



Running Time:

2 hours 25 minutes (one intermission)

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(New York, NY)
243 Thompson Street at Washington Square South
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by Adrienne Onofri - November 8, 2011
After debuting on Broadway in an all-time classic, the musical star has done three world premieres.
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 7, 2011
Transport Group's Queen of the Mist is a world premiere musical with words and music by 5-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine, Hello Again). Based on an astounding, outrageous, and haunting true story, two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa (Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, 42nd Street) stars as Anna Edson Taylor, who, in 1901, set out to be the first woman to shoot Niagara Falls, in a barrel of her own design. The production officially opened last night, November 6. Click below for a chat with the company!
by Ben Peltz - November 7, 2011
'You're an insane woman,' a character says to the protagonist in Michael John LaChiusa's intriguing new musical, Queen of The Mist.

Queen of The Mist Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Queen of The Mist have their been?
Queen of The Mist has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2011 and West End which opened in 2019.

What awards has Queen of The Mist been nominated for?
Best New Musical (), Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael John LaChiusa, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jack Cummings III, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael John LaChiusa, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael John LaChiusa, Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards), Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Starobin, Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Testa, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Mary Testa, Distinguished Production of a Musical (Drama League Awards), Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards)Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels).

What awards has Queen of The Mist won?
Best New Musical () Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael John LaChiusa Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jack Cummings III Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael John LaChiusa Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael John LaChiusa Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Starobin Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Testa Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Mary Testa Distinguished Production of a Musical (Drama League Awards) Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Outstanding Musical (The Lortels).

What productions of Queen of The Mist have there been?
Queen of The Mist has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2011 and West End which opened in 2019.