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Water For Elephants Summary

  • Show Status: Future
  • Genre: Musical
  • Water For Elephants is 1 hour 40 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: February 24, 2024
  • Show Opens: March 21, 2024
  • Show Closes: September 8, 2024

A powerful story set during the Great Depression, about love and deceit. Two lovers meet while working in a traveling circus, but must contend with a jealous husband's rage as they become closer.

Water For Elephants on Broadway Background

The world premiere staging For Water For Elephants was at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre in June 2023. The show is based on the 2006 bestselling novel of the same name by Sara Gruen, “Water for Elephants”

The show features a book by three-time Tony Award nominee Rick Elice and a score by the songwriting group Pigpen Theatre Co.

What’s Water For Elephants Like?

A young man hops onto a mysterious train only to find out he’s joined a traveling circus: the “Benzini Bros Most Spectacular Show on Earth.”

When the ringmaster adds an elephant as the new star attraction, Jacob and August’s wife, Marlena, must train her. But as the pair get close, August’s possessive side rears its ugly head and threatens more than just Jacob’s safety

Is Water For Elephants Good for Kids?

The show has many adult themes and may not be suitable for anyone under the age of 16 years old

Theatre Information

Imperial Theatre

249 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,417
Entrance: 45th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave
Theatre Information

Imperial Theatre Seating Chart

Water For Elephants Marquee

Water For Elephants Marquee

Cast Members

Ryan Vasquez
Bryan Fenkart
Isabelle McCalla
Stan Brown
Joe De Paul
Sara Gettelfinger
Mr. Jankowski
Harry Groener
Wade McCollum


Peter Schneider

Jennifer Costello

Grove Entertainment

Frank Marshall

Isaac Robert Hurwitz

Seth A. Goldstein

Production Credits

Jessica Stone
Circus Design
Shana Carroll
Carroll and Jesse Robb
Music Direction
Matt Hinkley
Daryl Waters
Music Supervision/Arrangements
Mary-Mitchell Campbell
Music Supervision/Arrangements
Benedict Braxton-Smith

Creative Team

Book Writer
Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics
Pigpen Theatre Co.
Original Book
Sara Gruen