After First Broadway Preview, Anastasia Releases Tickets Into 2018 | Playbill

Broadway News After First Broadway Preview, Anastasia Releases Tickets Into 2018 The Ahrens and Flaherty musical inspired by their 1997 animated film is settling in for a healthy Broadway run.
Lauren Blackman, Christy Altomare, Constantine Germanacos and Derek Klena Joan Marcus

The Broadway premiere of the Stephen Flaherty-Lynn Ahrens musical Anastasia, which arrived on Broadway March 23 at the Broadhurst Theatre, has released a new block of tickets through January 7, 2018.

Set to open April 24, Anastasia has one of the strongest box-office advances of the spring season's original new musicals.

The new block of tickets goes on sale to American Express Card Members March 27 at 10 AM, followed by an Audience Rewards advanced sale beginning March 31 at 10 AM. Tickets go on sale to the general public April 4 at 10 AM via

The expanded stage production features a score by Tony Award winners Ahrens and Flaherty, and an all-new book by Tony winner Terrence McNally.

The Broadway production features Christy Altomare as Anya, Derek Klena as Dmitry, John Bolton as Vlad, Caroline O’Connor as Lily, Ramin Karimloo as Gleb, and Mary Beth Peil as Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna.

Joining them are Zach Adkins, Sissy Bell, Lauren Blackman, Kathryn Boswell, Kyle Brown, Kristen Smith Davis, Janet Dickinson, Constantine Germanacos, Wes Hart, Ian Knauer, Ken Krugman, Dustin Layton, Shina Ann Morris, James A. Pierce III, Molly Rushing, Nicole Scimeca, Jennifer Smith, Johnny Stellard, and Allison Walsh.

Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder) directs Anastasia, which features choreography by Peggy Hickey.

The creative team includes Alexander Dodge (set design), Linda Cho (costume design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Peter Hylenski (sound design), Aaron Rhyne (projection design), Charles G. LaPointe (hair/wig design), Joe Dulude II (makeup design), Thomas Murray (music supervision and direction), Doug Besterman (orchestrations), David Chase (dance arranger), and casting by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA. The stage production was originally commissioned by Dmitry Bogachev. Eric Cornell serves as executive producer.

Here’s how it’s billed: “This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920’s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family.”

Lead producers on the musical are Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It’s Only A Play, The Visit), and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening).

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