‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ Heads To Broadway For Limited Engagement

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, with a book and direction by the Be More Chill team of Joe Tracz and Stephen Brackett, and music by Broadway newcomer Rob Rokicki, will begin a limited engagement on Broadway next month, producers announced today.

The 16-week holiday engagement of the original musical, based on Rick Riordan’s 2005 best-selling novel, will begin previews September 20 at the Longacre Theatre, with an opening night set for October 16. The Broadway run follows a 32-city North American tour.

The Broadway cast was not announced.

Tracz will write the book, Rokicki the music and lyrics, and Brackett will direct. Patrick McCollum (The Band’s Visit) is the choreographer, with set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by David Lander, sound design by Ryan Rumery, puppet design by AchesonWalsh, fight direction by Rod Kinter, hair, wigs, and makeup design by Dave Bova, and
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