Discount Broadway Tickets For The Queen of Versailles: Future Show

The Queen of Versailles Summary

  • Show Status: Future
  • Genre: Musical
  • The Queen of Versailles is 2 hours and 10 minutes long, including an intermission of 15
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: March 12, 2025
  • Show Opens : April 8, 2025
  • Show Closes: July 8, 2025

Kristen Chenoweth plays real-life Jacqueline “Jackie” Siegel, socialite and former beauty queen opposite her "Timeshare King" husband played by F. Murray Abraham as they build their ill-fated Windermere, Florida residence – Versailles.

The Queen of Versailles on Broadway Background

Show Sets Opening In Boston

The Queen of Versailles will play a limited 4 week run Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre from July 16 through Aug. 18, 2024. Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will star in the musical directed by Tony winner Michael Arden, which is based on the life and times of Jacqueline and David Siegel.

Musical Is Based On Jacqueline Siegel 2012 Documentary Film

The show is a musical adaptation of The Queen of Versailles, which was a 2012 documentary film about Jacqueline Siegel who is is an American socialite, model, actress, and beauty pageant director.

She is one of the main subjects of the 2012 documentary film, which was directed by Lauren Greenfield, and its sequel series, Queen of Versailles Reigns Again. The story was also featured in an episode of CNBC's Secret Lives of the Super Rich.

What’s The Queen of Versailles Like?

The musical follows billionaire couple David and Jackie Siegel as they embark on building their dream mansion, modeled after the Palace of Versailles, amidst the 2008 financial crisis.

Initially, the Siegels live a life of opulence, with David's successful timeshare business and Jackie's extravagant spending fueling their luxurious lifestyle. However, as the 2007-2008 economic downturn hits, their fortunes take a drastic turn, leading to financial struggles and the halting of their mansion's construction.

The show explores themes of wealth, consumerism, and the fragility of the American Dream, offering a revealing look into the lives of the ultra-wealthy and the consequences of unchecked ambition.

Is The Queen of Versailles Good for Kids?

The content of the show may only be appealing to persons over the age of 16

Cast Members

Jacqueline Siegel
Kristen Chenoweth
David Siegel
F. Murray Abraham
Sofia Flores
Melody Butiu
Victoria Siegel
Nina White

Producers

Bill Damaschke

Seaview

Kristen Chenoweth via Diva Worldwide Entertainment

Production Credits

Director
Michael Arden

Creative Team

Playwright
Stephen Schwartz
Original Book
Lindsey Ferrentino