New York, New York, the newest Kander and Ebb musical on Broadway, introduced Sunday that it’ll shut in a single week.
The musical, which additionally options further lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is impressed by the 1977 movie, which was directed by Martin Scorsese and featured Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro. The present opened on the St. James Theatre on April 26 and can now play its last efficiency July 30.
The sudden closure comes because the large-scale manufacturing, which had an enormous solid and expansive surroundings, has failed to drag in huge numbers on the field workplace, amid unfavorable critiques. In current weeks, capability has hovered simply above 70 %. Moreover, the musical gained just one Tony Award, for greatest scenic design, after being nominated for 9, together with greatest musical.
New York, New York options course and choreography by Susan Stroman and a guide by David Thompson and Sharon Washington. The solid is led by Colton Ryan, who was Tony nominated for his position, together with Anna Uzele, Clyde Alves, John Clay III, Janet Dacal, Ben Davis, Oliver Prose, Angel Sigala and Emily Skinner.
The musical takes place in New York in 1946 and follows a bunch of artists attempting to comply with their passions and discover new careers within the metropolis. The rating consists of songs Kander and Ebb beforehand wrote for different works, new compositions and songs the duo wrote for the movie, together with “New York, New York.”
“We wish to thank the terribly gifted and dedicated performers, who’ve been a dream to work with, alongside all the buddies — John Kander, David Thompson, Sharon Washington, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the elegant orchestra, the unwaveringly devoted inventive, manufacturing and administrative groups, the backstage employees and technicians, all of whom had been led by the visionary Susan Stroman. And naturally, we can be eternally grateful to our fiercely dedicated and passionate co-producing and investing neighborhood, who enabled us all to deliver this present to life,” stated producers Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy.
The musical was capitalized for as much as $25 million, in keeping with a submitting with the Securities and Change Fee.
New York, New York will shut on the identical day because the play Gray Home, which stars Tatiana Maslany and Laurie Metcalf and made the closing announcement July 19.