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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Friday, February 15, 2019 - Sunday, February 17, 2019

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This "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is "electrifying!" (Newsday). 

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“A lively pop score with a distinct forward drive.”—Chicago Tribune
“A colossal, crowd-pleasing hit of Herculean proportions! A near-perfect musical adaption of the book.”—Broadway World
“A spectacularly fun adventure that will thrill everyone in the family!”—Chicago Parent

This "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is "electrifying!" (Newsday). The Greek gods are real, and they're ruining Percy Jackson's life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus's lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated for three Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, The Lightning Thief is "mesmerizing" and proves "lightning can strike twice!" (TheaterMania). 
Recommended for Age 8 and older.

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, 15 minutes, including intermission.

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