Producer Ken Davenport announced today that a limited number of $30 rush seats will be made available via lottery for the much-anticipated OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE of the first-ever Broadway revival of the legendary rock musical GODSPELL!
Davenport said "GODSPELL is about a community, and about how everyone belongs to that community. Like all the other Broadway shows, we were going to cancel our lottery on opening night. But, frankly, that's just not GODSPELL. So on Monday night, it's lottery as usual. And because of where our lottery seats are, the winners may have better seats than I do!"
GODSPELL features a limited number of special "stageside" seats -- seating so close to the action, audience members will feel like they're part of the show...and often they even get to be a part of it!
In addition, winners of the lottery will be given an opportunity to purchase tickets to GODSPELL's Opening Night post-show celebration at Planet Hollywood.
(BECAUSE OF THE HIGH TURNOUT EXPECTED FOR THIS LOTTERY, IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT PARTICIPANTS ARRIVE AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO SIGN UP.)There is a limit of one (1) entry per person and two (2) tickets per winner. Winners must be present at time of drawing and a valid ID must be shown to purchase tickets. Lottery tickets are $30 each and may be purchased with cash only. Winners of the lottery should be dressed appropriately (business attire) and no bags are permitted.
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Directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific), GODSPELL begins preview performances at Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th Street) on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Opening Night is Monday, November 7 (7 p.m.).
GODSPELL stars an incredible and diverse company of 10 young actors, lead by Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas, and co-starring Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle and George Salazar. Understudies are Joaquina Kalukango, Eric Michael Krop, Corey Mach and Julia Mattison.
The revival reunites Daniel Goldstein -- making his Broadway directorial debut -- and members of the design team from his critically-acclaimed 2006 Paper Mill Playhouse conception in a new production that has been completely re-imagined for the Circle in the Square, one of Broadway's most intimate, unique and versatile houses.
Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Academy and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), GODSPELL has continued to electrify audiences throughout the country since its original New York premiere in May 1971.
GODSPELL's Tony-nominated score features instantly recognizable hits including "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "Prepare Ye," "Light of the World" and many more.
One of the most popular musicals in the world, GODSPELL originally ran for more than 2,600 performances in New York and spawned successful touring productions in major U.S. cities, a 1973 motion picture adaptation and countless international engagements for the past 40 years.
The new Broadway revival of GODSPELL is produced by Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Broadway Across America, Luigi Caiola, Rose Caiola, Edgar Lansbury, Mike McClernon, The Tolchin Family, Guillermo Wiechers & Juan Torres and The People of Godspell. Associate producers include Dennis Grimaldi Production, Todd Miller, Pivot Entertainment Group, Chris Welch and Cedric Yau.
GODSPELL features scenic design by David Korins (Passing Strange), costume design by Miranda Hoffman (Well), lighting design by David Weiner (The Normal Heart), sound design by Andrew Keister (Company), orchestrations by Michael Holland (Hurricane) and musical direction by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal).
Visit GODSPELL online at www.godspell.com.
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GODSPELL Announces Details for Opening Night Lottery for Pre-Show Ticket Lottery on Monday, Nov 7
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OPENING NIGHT IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7
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