Flying Over Sunset

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About This Show

1950s Hollywood. You are at a beautiful beach house overlooking the Pacific with Cary Grant, Clare Boothe Luce and Aldous Huxley… and they are on an acid trip. Together.

That is the bold premise of Flying Over Sunset, a new musical written and directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park With George, Into the Woods, Falsettos). Join three extraordinary people as they take an exhilarating journey into the most colorful corners of the human psyche – delving into their private desires, hopes and secrets. Carmen Cusack (Bright Star), Harry Hadden-Paton (My Fair Lady) and Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) lead the cast in this brilliantly imagined story of revelation and connection.

Flying Over Sunset features a gorgeous score written by Pulitzer Prize, Emmy and Tony Award winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal) and Tony nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens). Michelle Dorrance, the world-renowned dancer and MacArthur grant winner, makes her theatrical debut as the show’s choreographer. Don’t miss the next breathtakingly original musical from James Lapine – now in previews at Lincoln Center Theater!

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: November 11, 2021 Opening Night: December 13, 2021 Final Performance: January 16, 2022

Theatermania Review

| | December 13, 2021
This new musical imagines Cary Grant, Aldous Huxley, and Clare Booth Luce tripping on LSD together.


Harry Hadden-Paton Aldous Huxley
Carmen Cusack Clare Booth Luce
Tony Yazbeck Cary Grant

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