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Illinoise

Illinoise

by Sufjan Stevens, Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury

Dance Musical
Pop/Rock Musical
Written by a Black Artist

Now Playing on Broadway

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Illinoise

Illinoise





A new musical inspired by Sufjan Stevens' album of the same name.


Story:

A company of performers brings the original story to life, set to the entirety of Stevens’ album with new arrangements by composer, pianist, and frequent Stevens collaborator Timo Andres, ranging in style from DIY folk and indie rock to marching band and ambient electronics, performed live by an 11-member band and three vocalists.


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THEATRE

St. James Theatre
246 West 44th Street
New York, NY

Info and Directions

Schedule
MONDAY
7 PM
TUESDAY
7 PM
WEDNESDAY
7 PM
THURSDAY
8 PM
FRIDAY
8 PM
SATURDAY
2 & 8 PM
SUNDAY
Dark

Important Dates
OPENING: April 24, 2024
CLOSING: August 10, 2024


Run Time
90 minutes (no intermission)


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NOTE:

  • Illinoise is recommended for ages 12 and up. Children under 4 will not be admitted. Everyone requires a ticket for entry.
  • The schedule referenced above is the standard schedule for this show, but show dates/times do vary. Check the official website for more information.
  • Most shows have special holiday dates and times. Check the official website for more information.
Composer

Composer & Lyricist
Sufjan Stevens

Lyricist

Librettist
Justin Peck

Librettist

Librettist
Jackie Sibblies Drury



Broadway Premiere

Theatre
St. James Theatre
Opening Night
April 24, 2024
Original Cast
Yesenia Ayala, Kara Chan, Ben Cook, Gaby Diaz, Jeanette Delgado, Carlos Falu, Christine Flores, Jada German, Zachary Gonder, Rachel Lockhart, Brandt Martinez, Dario Natarelli, Tyrone Reese, Craig Salstein, Ahmad Simmons, Byron Tittle, Ricky Ubeda, Alejandro Vargas, Elijah Lyons, Shara Nova, Tasha Viets-VanLear
Director
Justin Peck
Choreographer
Justin Peck
Producer
Orin Wolf, Seaview, John Styles, David Binder, Nate Koch
Musical Director
Nathan Koci
Orchestrations
Timo Andres
Scenic Design
Adam Rigg
Costume Design
Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung
Lighting Design
Brandon Stirling Baker
Sound Design
Garth MacAleavey
Mask Design
Julian Crouch
Musical Numbers
Three Stars (or, Concerning the UFO Sighting near Highland, Illinois)
The Long Hike
Come On! Feel the Illinoise!
a story about Jacksonville
a story about Zombies
a story about John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
a story about The Man of Metropolis
Decatur
Chicago
To the Workers of the Rock River Valley Region, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament
Casimir Pulaski Day
Prairie Fire That Wanders About
The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us!
In This Temple as in the Hearts of Man for Whom He Saved the Earth
The Seer's Tower
A Conjunction of Drones, again
Chicago (reprise)
The Tallest Man, the Broadest Shoulders
Epilogue (or, Riffs and Variations...and Out of Egypt...)








2024 Tony Award Nominations

Best New Musical
Best Choreography
Best Orchestrations
Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2024 Drama League Award Nominations

Outstanding Production of a Musical

2024 Outer Critic Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Outstanding Lead Performer in an Off-Broadway Musical - Ricky Ubeda
Outstanding Featured Performer in an Off-Broadway Musical - Ben Cook
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Orchestrations

2024 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical - Ricky Ubeda
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Orchestrations

2024 Chita Rivera Award Nominations

Outstanding Ensemble in a Broadway Show
Outstanding Choreography in a Broadway Show
Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show - Ben Cook
Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show - Gaby Diaz
Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show - Rachel Lockhart
Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show - Byron Tittle
Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show - Ricky Ubeda

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