Escape to Margaritaville to Serve Its Last Cocktail
The Jimmy Buffett musical will end its run on July 1.
Jimmy Buffett's Broadway musical, Escape to Margaritaville, will end its run at the Marquis Theatre on July 1. The production, which began performances on March 15, will have played a total of 29 preview and 124 regular performances.
Following the Broadway run, Jimmy Buffett and the cast of Escape to Margaritaville will perform on PBS's A Capitol Fourth, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on July 4. The show will then embark on a national tour beginning October 2019 at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, before traveling to additional cities throughout the country. The full tour schedule and other information will be announced shortly.
Paul Alexander Nolan heads the Broadway cast as Tully, along with Alison Luff as Rachel, Lisa Howard as Tammy, Eric Petersen as Brick, Rema Webb as Marley, Don Sparks as J.D., and Andre Ward as Jamal. Featured in the ensemble are Matt Allen, Tessa Alves, Sara Andreas, Marjorie Failoni, Samantha Farrow, Steven Good, Angela Grovey, Albert Guerzon, Keely Hutton, Justin Keats, Mike Millan, Justin Mortelliti, Ryann Redmond, Ian Michael Stuart, and Brett Thiele.
Escape to Margaritaville is described as a "musical comedy getaway featuring both original songs and Jimmy Buffett classics," including "Come Monday," "Volcano," "Cheeseburger in Paradise," and more. With a book by Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia and Emmy Award nominee Mike O'Malley, the new production is choreographed by Kelly Devine and directed by Tony Award winner and La Jolla Playhouse artistic director Christopher Ashley.
The creative team includes scenic designer Walt Spangler, costume designer Paul Tazewell, lighting designer Howell Binkley, sound designer Brian Ronan, and Christopher Jahnke as music supervisor.