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Grab your corsages and start planning your prom-posals because the Tony-nominated Broadway hit The Prom is heading out on its first national tour! Directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Casey Nicholaw The Prom features music by Matthew Skylar and a book by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin, Beguelin also penned the lyrics. Uplifting and extremely amusing with show-stopping dance numbers, this musical is about acceptance and being the star you were born to be!
Making its Broadway debut in October 2018 The Prom wowed the critics for its welcoming message and high-energy production. A hit with New York audiences The Prom garnered seven 2019 Tony Award nominations and won the 2019 Drama Desk award for Outstanding Musical.
In a small town in Indiana, prom has been canceled! And it's not down to bad behavior or financial issues - it's because the high school has forbidden, a female student, Emma from bringing her girlfriend! When a group of quirky Broadway actors hear her story, filled with outrage they swiftly travel to the community in an attempt to correct the injustice.
However, their attempts at social activism don't go un-noticed and instead make the situation far worse then they could have ever imagined. The community erupts into chaos as cultures clash. Emma's future and the actors careers all hang in the balance.
Will prom go ahead? Will justice be made? There's only one way to find out...
Opening night: 2 November 2021
Two hours and 25 minutes including one intermission
Please note that the images used are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the current cast.
Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw
Music by Matthew Skylar
Book by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Tony Awards, 2019 - Nominations
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Brooks Ashmanskas
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Caitlin Kinnunen,
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Beth Leavel
Best Book of a Musical - Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre - Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
Best Direction of a Musical - Casey Nicholaw
Drama Desk Awards, 2019 - Wins
Drama Desk Awards, 2019 - Nominations
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Brooks Ashmanskas
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Beth Leavel
Drama League Awards, 2019 - Nominations
Distinguished Performance Award - Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel
Outstanding Production of a Broadway or off-Broadway Musical
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Given the diversity of this score and the pure comedic joy this show is a big crowd pleaser for the young and old. You don't want to miss this one!
Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin's Book is hysterical and superb with a brilliant score by Beguelin and Mathew Skylar. The Prom captures the ludicrous mindset of our time with wickedly sharp wit.Read full review
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