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King Kong

King Kong

by Jack Thorne, Marius de Vries and Eddie Perfect

Based on a Film
Drama

Opening Soon on Broadway

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King Kong

King Kong





The critically-acclaimed films comes to the stage with an innovative mix of robotics, puppetry and stagecraft.


Story:

Follow an ambitious young actress and a maverick filmmaker as they voyage from the bustling streets of 1930s New York to an uncharted island to capture the greatest wonder the world has ever seen.


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Fun Fact

At the center of the stage show is a 20-foot high, 2,000-pound gorilla brought to life by a team of seamlessly integrated artists and technicians.

THEATRE

Broadway Theatre
1681 Broadway
New York, NY

Info and Directions

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

Important Dates
PREVIEWS: October 5, 2018
OPENING: November 8, 2018


Run Time
2 hours and 30 minutes (1 Intermission)


NOTE: Pre-opening information is subject to change.

Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Marius de Vries

Lyricist

Composer and Lyricist
Eddie Perfect

Librettist

Librettist
Jack Thorne



Broadway Premiere

Theatre
The Broadway Theatre
Opening Night
November 8, 2018
Original Cast
Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris, Erik Lochtefeld, Ashley Andrews, Mike Baerga, Rhaamel Burke-Missouri, Chloe Campbell, Leroy Church, Peter Chursin, Jovan Dansberry, Bradley Dean, Casey Garvin, Christopher Grant, Lauren Yalango Grant, Khadija Griffith, Jon Hoche, Gabriel Hyman, Curt James, James T. Lane, Marty Lawson, Jonathan MacMillan, Danny Miller, Brittany Marcell Monachino, Jennifer Noble, Kristen Oei, Eliza Ohman, Roberto Olvera, Kayla Davion Robertson, Jacquez Andre Sims, Akron Watson, Jacob Williams, Warren Yang and David Yijae
Director
Drew McOnie
Choreographer
Drew McOnie
Scenic Design
Peter England
Costume Design
Roger Kirk
Lighting Design
Peter Mumford
Sound Design
Peter Hylenski
Projection Design
Peter England
Creature Design
Sonny Tilders
Aerial Movement Director
Gavin Robins

1933 Film Version

Movie Name
King Kong
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack
Screenplay
James Creelman and Ruth Rose
Starring
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Sam Hardy

1976 Film Version

Movie Name
King Kong
Type
Non-Musical
Director
John Guillermin
Screenplay
Lorenzo Semple Jr.
Starring
Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph, Rene Auberjonois, Julius Harris, Jack O'Halloran

2005 Film Version

Movie Name
King Kong
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Peter Jackson
Screenplay
Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Starring
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis
Musical Numbers
Prologue
Dance My Way to the Light
Queen of New York
Building the Boat/Setting Sail
Cabin Soliliquy
Pressure Up
The Mutiny
Skull Island
The Ascent
The World
The Cobra Fight
Full Moon Lullaby/Shine
The Descent
Kong's Capture
Entr'acte: The Voyager Returns
It's Man
The Wild and Perilous Sea
Last of Our Kind
Scream for the Money
Broadway Nightmare
NYC Chase
Empire Ascent
Air War
The Wonder





Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

DVD
1976 Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
2005 Hollywood Version Blu-Ray

DVD
2005 Hollywood Version 4K


Books

Book
Novelization by Delos Lovelace,‎ Edgar Wallace and‎ Merian C. Cooper


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