Saenger Theatre - New Orleans
Come and see Anastasia, Broadways brightest new show! Be transported back in time to the roaring 20’s and experience the twilight of the mighty Russian Empire and the heady euphoria of Paris as the young Anastasia accompanied by her dashing lover and conman a former aristocrat set out on a journey of mystery into her past. Perused by ruthless Soviet officer determined to succeed where his father failed to kill her. Will Anastasia survive the epic adventure and find home, love, and family. Buy you tickets now to Anastasia at Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Friday April 17th 2020.
Anastasia won 6 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical, Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Costume Design and Outstanding Projection Design, In 2017 Anastasia won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Projection Design, and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Projection Design with a total of 38 nominations! The stage production is written by four-time Tony award winner Terrence McNally the musical is loosely based on the 1997 film of the same name and directed by Tony award winning Darko Tresnjak, Anastasia’s music and lyrics written by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty keeping six songs from the movie, but there are 16 new numbers. The musical also adds characters not in the film and omits the supernatural elements from the original film, including the character of Rasputin and his musical number, and introduces instead a new villain called Gleb, a general for the Bolsheviks who receives orders to kill Anya. With choreography by the MTV award winning Peggy Hickey and the astonishing scenery created by Alexander Dodge, the costume design by the Tony award winning Linda Cho.