Tuck Everlasting on Broadway: Show Is Now Closed

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Tuck Everlasting Summary

  • Show Status: Closed
  • Genre: Musical
  • Tuck Everlasting is 2.5 Hours long, including an intermission of 15 Minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: March 31, 2016
  • Show Opened : April 26, 2016
  • Show Closed: May 29, 2016

Tuck Everlasting is an inspiring tale about a young girl named Winnie Foster who discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family: that they can live forever. The show explores the concept of immortality, demonstrating that it might at first seem very desirable, but actually also have undesirable consequences.

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The novel has also been adapted into two films, the most recent of which was produced by Disney and released in 2002, starring Jay Russell, Alexis Bledel, Jonathan Jackson, William Hurt, Sissy Spacek, and Ben Kingsley. The musical adaptation comes to Broadway following a successful run at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger as the title character Jesse Tuck. Keenan-Bolger has previously been seen on Broadway in Newsies, Mary Poppins, Seussical and Beauty and the Beast.

The show has a book by Claudia Shear (Dirty Blonde), lyrics by Nathan Tysen (The Burnt Part Boys), and music by Chris Miller (The Burnt Part Boys). The director and choreographer is Casey Nicholaw, whose previous credits include Something Rotten!, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Elf and The Drowsy Chaperone. The musical is produced by Grove Entertainment, Arlene Scanlan and Michael Jackowitz, Howard and Janet Kagan, and Barry Brown. Other actors in the Alliance Theatre production include Fred Applegate, Sarah Charles Lewis, Carolee Carmello, and Terrence Mann.

What's Tuck Everlasting Like?

Tuck Everlasting is a new musical based off of Natalie Babbitt’s best-selling novel of the same name written in 1975. The book has sold over two million copies, demonstrating that this classic children’s story has a far-reaching impact, and the musical with full scale choreography and theatrical magic brings the timeless tale to life. The musical is perfect for igniting the imagination of young people and those who are young at heart, and the gorgeous scenic, lighting, costume, and sound design perfectly complements the musical score and fascinating story to create an entire world in which the audience can lose themselves in amazement and captivation.

Is Tuck Everlasting Good for Kids?

Yes, the show is appropriate for children for children ages 10 and up. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Theatre Information

Broadhurst Theatre

235 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Seats: 1,186
Entrance: 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
Theatre Information

Broadhurst Theatre Seating Chart

Tuck Everlasting Marquee

Tuck Everlasting Marquee

Cast Members

Mae Tuck
Carolee Carmello
Man in the Yellow Suit
Terrence Mann
Michael Wartella
Betsy Foster
Valerie Wright
Pippa Pearthree
Robert Lenzi
Constable Joe
Fred Applegate
Andrew Keenan-Bolger
Sarah Charles Lewis
Michael Park


Grove Entertainment

Arlene Scanlan

Michael Jackowitz

Howard Kagan

Janet Kagan

Barry Brown

Production Credits

Direction + Choreography
Casey Nicholaw
Scenic Design
Walt Spangler
Costume Design
Gregg Barnes
Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner
Sound Design
Brian Ronan
Musical Supervision
Rob Berman
John Clancy
Music Supervision
Mary-Mitchell Campbell
Nathan Tysen
Claudia Shear + Tim Federle
Chris Miller
Production Stage Manager
Holly Coombs

Creative Team

General Manager
Foresight Theatrical LLC
Company Manager
Thom Clay at Foresight Theatrical LLC
Casting Director
Bethany Knox at Telsey + Company
Production Manager
Juniper Street Productions
Advertising Representative
Serino Coyne
Press Agent
Matt Ross Public Relations