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1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

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Opens 16 Feb 2018

"With beaches, tropical scenery and the titular beverage, 'Escape to Margaritaville' aches of summer. It's a blissful escape from the mundanity of a fast-paced world as vacation grows closer each day."

UCSD Guardian

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Jimmy Buffett's sunny musical

With a series of out of town engagements, it's finally been announced that 2018 will see the arrival of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett's much-anticipated musical on Broadway! The comedy musical that takes audiences on a sunny beachside escape premieres in Los Angeles before stopping in Houston, New Orleans and Chicago on its way to the Great White Way in early 2018. With a book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley and composed by Jimmy Buffett himself, the new musical will be helmed by Tony nominated director Christopher Ashley, who was behind such hits as Memphis and The Rocky Horror Show.

What is it about?

"Escape to Margaritaville" follows the fortunes of charming bartender and singer Tully, who spends his days between shifts seducing the rich female tourists on the tropical island of Margaritaville. Known as a local ladykiller, Tully can sweet-talk his way out of almost any scrape he finds himself in, whether it be an irate husband or frustrated boss. That is until the arrival of a lone, single female tourist who takes her career seriously; Tully falls head over heels but she is as frosty as the drinks he serves behind the bar. Can he win her heart before she flies home, and will the swaying palms and warm summer breeze convince them to both change their ways?

Iconic roots

A semi-autobiographical musical by the legendary crooner, the musical is named for his iconic 1977 single 'Margaritaville', which is his highest charting single to date, and was also inducted into the 2016 Grammy Hall Of Fame. Synonymous with ice-cold cocktails and sunny beaches, it celebrates life on a tropical island, which let's face it, we could all do with dreaming about once in a while!

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Opening night: 16 February 2018

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