“Magic Mike” is hitting the stage, and Boston is its first cease.
The musical, a prequel to the washboard-ab-filled flicks “Magic Mike” and “Magic Mike XXL,” will spend 5 weeks at the Emerson Colonial Theatre earlier than its Broadway run. Preview performances begin on Nov. 30, whereas the official run takes place between Dec. 15 and Jan. 5, 2020.
“We are elated to welcome ‘Magic Mike’ into the Colonial’s legacy of great musicals born in Boston,” Erica Lynn Schwartz, basic supervisor of the Emerson Colonial Theatre for Ambassador Theatre Group, stated in a press launch. “There is such enthusiasm in our community for pre-Broadway works, and on the heels of the success of ‘Moulin Rouge!’ last summer, we are thrilled to announce this next engagement.”
Channing Tatum, the movie’s star, will produce the mission alongside Steven Soderbergh, Gregory Jacobs, Nick Wechsler, Reid Carolin, and Peter Kiernan. Most members of the workforce had a big hand in the movie variations, seeing as Soderbergh directed “Magic Mike,” Jacobs directed the sequel, Wechsler produced each, and Carolin served as the author for every.
“Magic Mike the Musical” will inform the story of college-aged Mike Lane, who discovers his love of being a male entertainer after he begins dancing at an evening membership to pay the payments.
The solid has not but been introduced, however the mission will function course by Trip Cullman, unique rating by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, guide by by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and choreography by Camille A. Brown.
“When we were shooting ‘Magic Mike,’ I looked at myself in a thong and thought: ‘well, Chan, say goodbye to your career!’” Tatum stated in a press launch. “So the idea that seven years later a Pulitzer Prize-winning creative team would be making a full-fledged musical prequel is definitive proof that God loves strippers.”
Tickets, which went on sale on Thursday, begin at $49. They can be found for buy on the theater’s web site, by cellphone 888-616-0272, and at the theater field workplace.