|AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the iconic novel by Bret Easton Ellis, announces that $19.89 tickets for six select preview performances will go on sale on Saturday, March 5th from 10:00 am – 12 Noon in-person only at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre box office (236 West 45th Street). A reference to the year in which AMERICAN PSYCHO is set, the specially priced tickets are being offered in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ellis’s book (published in March 1991). |
$19.89 will be available for the following performances only: Monday, March 28 at 8pm, Tuesday, March 29 at 8pm, Wednesday, March 30 at 8pm, Monday April 4 at 8pm, Tuesday, April 5 at 8pm, and Wednesday, April 6 at 8pm. $19.89 tickets are subject to availability. Limit 2 tickets per order. (All sales final; no refund or exchanges. Seating restrictions may apply.)
AMERICAN PSYCHO will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The Opening Night is set for Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
AMERICAN PSYCHO has music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), and a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Supergirl,” “Looking,” “Glee”). Directed by Olivier Award-winner Rupert Goold (King Charles III), AMERICAN PSYCHO has choreography by Tony Award-nominee Lynne Page (La Cage Aux Folles). Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Choice) is cast in the lead role of Patrick Bateman.
Following a highly acclaimed, sold-out London run, AMERICAN PSYCHO brings its designer brand of style, sex and synthesizers to Broadway. Set in the excess of 1980s Manhattan, AMERICAN PSYCHO tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young and handsome Wall Street banker who pursues his darkest American dreams. Patrick and his elite group of friends spend their days in exclusive restaurants, hot clubs and luxury labels. But at night, Patrick takes part in a more sinful indulgence, and his mask of sanity is starting to slip…
Joining Benjamin Walker in the cast of AMERICAN PSYCHO Heléne Yorke (Bullets over Broadway, “Masters of Sex”) as Evelyn Williams, Patrick’s girlfriend; Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) as Patrick’s Mother/Mrs. Wolfe; Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal) as Jean, Patrick’s secretary; Drew Moerlein (seen in the horror series “”South of Hell”) as Paul Owen; Krystina Alabado (Lazarus, American Idiot) as Vandan; Dave Thomas Brown (The Legend of Georgia McBride) as David van Patten; Jordan Dean (Shows For Days, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) as Luis Carruthers; Anna Eilinsfeld (Kinky Boots, Wicked) as Victoria; Jason Hite (Bare) as Sean Bateman; Ericka Hunter as Sabrina (Rock of Ages); Holly James* (AMERICAN PSYCHO’s London cast) as Christine; Keith Randolph Smith (Fences, King Hedley II) as Detective Kimball; Theo Stockman (American Idiot, Hair) as Tim Price; Alex Michael Stoll (West Side Story, Evita, If/Then) as Craig McDermott; and Morgan Weed (Next to Normal, Saved) as Courtney Lawrence. Also featured in the company are Brandon Kalm (American Idiot tour), Sydney Morton (Memphis, Evita, Motown), Anthony Sagaria (The Bad Years), and Neka Zang (Rock of Ages).
*Holly James is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance in this production.
AMERICAN PSYCHO has music direction by Jason Hart, and music supervision and vocal arrangements by David Shrubsole.
AMERICAN PSYCHO has scenic design by triple Olivier Award-winning stage designer Es Devlin (tours for Adele, Beyoncé, U2, Kanye West), costume design by Tony Award-winner Katrina Lindsay (Les Liaisons Dangereuses), lighting design by Obie Award-recipient Justin Townsend (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Here Lies Love), sound design by Obie Award-recipient Dan Moses Schreier, and video design by Tony Award-winner Finn Ross (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time). Casting is by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA.
AMERICAN PSYCHO is presented on Broadway by Act 4 Entertainment (David Johnson & Jesse Singer), Jeffrey Richards and Will Trice, in cooperation with Edward R. Pressman.
AMERICAN PSYCHO had its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre in London from December 3rd, 2013 through February 1st, 2014. That sold-out production was presented by The Almeida Theatre and Headlong in association with Act 4 Entertainment (David Johnson & Jesse Singer).
Critical acclaim for the world-premiere Almeida production:
“Pure, decadent pleasure.” – London Times
“Funny and superbly staged… the most stylish production of the year.” – Sunday Express
“Brilliant and absorbing.” – Evening Standard
“A stylish feast…” – The Daily Mirror
“Stunning. Original . . . creepy, beautiful . . . sleek and disturbing.” – What’s On Stage
"It leaves us all dangerously entertained." – The Guardian
For more information, and to listen to composer & lyricist Duncan Sheik perform select demo tracks from AMERICAN PSYCHO, visit www.americanpsychobroadway.com.
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