Discount Broadway Tickets For A Wonderful World

A Wonderful World Summary

  • Show Status: Opening Soon
  • Genre: Musical
  • A Wonderful World is 2 hours 10 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: October 16, 2024
  • Show Opens : November 11, 2024
  • Show Closes: Open ended

A Wonderful World is a bio-musical that tells the story of Louis Armstrong’s blazing musical career from the perspective of his four wives, who each had a unique axe to grind.

What's A Wonderful World Like?

When Louis Armstrong died in March 1971, the trumpeter and singer left a legacy as one of the most important figures in the history of jazz music. This show examines his life through the eyes of his four ex-wives.

Is A Wonderful World Good for Kids?

The content of the show is not good for children under the age of 16 years.

A Wonderful World on Broadway Background

World Premiere In Miami in 2021

The show had its world premiere at the Miami New Drama theatre in Miami in 2021 and the short run ran from December 4th Through January 16th, 2021.

New Orleans Saenger Theatre

After a short COVID break, the show then played the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans from October 1, 2023 - Sunday, October 8, 2023. James Monroe Iglehart first played the lead role in this production, and he would stay in the show from here on in.

Chicago Production at Cadillac Palace Theatre

A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical then played a short-run in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre and played from Oct 12 – Oct 29, 2023.

Shows Received Positive Feedback

The New Orleans and Chicago shows in October 2023 received positive critical reviews and achieved a strong box office ticket sales.

Theatre Information

Studio 54 Theatre

254 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 922
Entrance: 54th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
Theatre Information

Studio 54 Theatre Seating Chart

Cast Members

Louis Armstrong
James Monroe Iglehart


Louisiana Entertainment

Thomas E. Rodgers, Jr.

Renee Rodgers

Martian Entertainment (Carl D. White and Gregory Rae)

Vanessa Williams

Elizabeth Curtis

Roundabout Theatre Company

Production Credits

Christopher Renshaw

Creative Team

Christopher Renshaw
Andrew Delaplaine
Original Book
Aurin Squire