Sep 4, 2018

The Lightning Thief Coming to DPAC April 9 & 10

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, the “electrifying” (Newsday) musical adaption of The New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will take the DPAC stage April 9 and 10, 2019.

Tickets start $29.50 (+ taxes/ticket fees) and go on sale Saturday, September 15 at 10 a.m.:
-Online at DPACnc.com
-Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
-Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

“I am so excited for audiences to experience this beloved book as it comes to life on stage,” said Rachel Traversari, Senior Director of Marketing at DPAC. “This is a show that people of all ages will enjoy and a great opportunity for new audiences to experience the magic of live theatre.”

With more than 100 million copies of the book series sold worldwide, this global phenomenon has found a new home on the live stage in a "mesmerizing" theatrical event that proves "lightning can strike twice!" (TheaterMania). Following a sold out run in New York City, where it garnered 3 Drama Desk Award nominations, including Best Musical, this "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter).

As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus’ lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL has a Drama Desk nominated book by Joe Tracz, music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, and is directed by Stephen Brackett, with choreography by Patrick McCollum, with set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, Obie award winning sound design by Ryan Rumery, lighting design by David Lander, fight direction by Rod Kinter and orchestrations by Wiley DeWeese and Rob Rokicki.

The production is being presented by special arrangement with Rick Riordan and the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is produced by TheaterWorksUSA, Martian Entertainment, Greg Schaffert, Lang Entertainment Group, Lisa Chanel, Jennifer Doyle and Roy Lennox, Neil Gobioff, Glass Half Full Productions, Hummel/Greene and in partnership with The Road Company.

More information about THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is available at http://www.lightningthiefmusical.com/