“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” is coming to Atlanta

The Fox Theatre is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an “electrifying” (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play Cobb Performing Arts Centre for five performances June 7-9, 2019.

Tickets for THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL range from $45 to $75 plus applicable fees and will perform five shows at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre from Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9. Tickets are available at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre box office, Ticketmaster.com or via calling (800) 745-3000. Group discounts for 10 or more are available by calling (404) 881-2011.

With more than 100 million copies of the book series sold worldwide, this global phenomenon has found a new home on the live stage in a “mesmerizing” theatrical event that proves “lightning can strike twice!” (TheaterMania). Following a sold-out run in New York City, where it garnered 3 Drama Desk Award nominations, including Best Musical, this “winning adaptation” (The Hollywood Reporter) is coming to rock Atlanta.

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. Based on the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, THE LIGHTNING THIEFTHE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL has a Drama Desk-nominated book by Joe Tracz, music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, and is directed by Stephen Brackett, with choreography by Patrick McCollum, with set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by David Lander, Obie award-winning sound design by Ryan Rumery, fight direction by Rod Kinter and orchestrations by Wiley DeWeese and Rob Rokicki. The production is being presented by special arrangement with Rick Riordan and the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.

More information about THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is available at lightningthiefmusical.com.

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Photo caption: James Hayden Rodriguez and Chris McCarrell from the NYC Production. Photo by Jeremy Daniels

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