This past week fans of demi-god, Percy Jackson, and his half-blood friends were treated to the stage debut of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. The company launched its national tour this week and will perform throughout the summer.

What’s happening:

  • The all new production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical debuted this week.
  • 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 show launched its national tour at Chicago's Oriental Theater and will tour the country through July 2019.

About Percy Jackson:

  • “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.”

Listen to the Original Cast Recording:

The Lightning Thief (Original Cast Recording) by Various Artists on Spotify

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’s cast includes:

  • Chris McCarrell as Percy Jackson
  • Kristin Stokes as Annabeth Chase
  • Jorrel Javier as Grover and Mr. D
  • Sarah Beth Pfeifer as Clarice and others,
  • James Hayden Rodriguez as Luke and others
  • Izzy Figueroa (Understudy for Grover, Mr. Brunner, Assistant Stage Manager)
  • Ryan Knowles (Chiron and others)
  • Sam Leicht (Understudy for Percy and Luke)
  • Jalynn Steele (Sally and others)
  • T. Shyvonne Stewart (Understudy for Sally and Clarice)

 

Where to see it:

The national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical route includes:

  • January 8-13 – Chicago, IL
  • January 15-20 – Charlotte, NC
  • January 22-27 – Philadelphia, PA
  • January 29 – Findlay, OH
  • January 31-Feb 3 – Worcester, MA
  • February 13 – Bethlehem, PA
  • February 15-17 – Washington, DC
  • February 22-23 – Schenectady, NY
  • February 26-March 9 – Detroit, MI
  • March 19-24 – Toronto, ON
  • March 27-31 – New York, NY
  • April 9-10 – Durham, NC
  • April 18-21 – Sacramento, CA
  • April 23-28 – Seattle, WA
  • April 30 – Eugene, OR
  • May 3-5 – Reno, NV
  • May 7-8 – Portland, OR
  • May 10-12 – San Jose, CA
  • May 15 – San Antonio, TX
  • May 21-26 – Dallas, TX
  • May 28-29 – Cheyenne, WY
  • May 31-June 1 – Tulsa, OK
  • June 4-5 – Wilmington, NC
  • June 7-9 – Atlanta, GA
  • June 25-30 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • July 9-14 – Tampa, FL

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
  • Glass Half Full Productions
  • Hummel/Greene
  • Mary Maggio
  • Tim Schwider
  • Van Dean/Meredith Lucio in partnership with The Road Company.