Tix Now On Sale to Hear the Sweet Sound of Amazing Grace on Broadway

first_img View Comments Amazing Grace Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 25, 2015 The song the world knows and the story it doesn’t…Tickets are now available to see Amazing Grace on Broadway. Starring Josh Young, Erin Mackey, Tony winner Chuck Cooper and more, the musical will begin performances at the Nederlander Theatre on June 25, under the direction of Gabriel Barre. Opening night is set for July 16.Featuring music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Smith and Arthur Giron, Amazing Grace is based on the true story behind the beloved song. A tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, the show follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change that gave birth to the abolitionist movement. John Newton (Young), a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a future as uncertain as the turning tide. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father—a slave trader—and embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart (Mackey).The cast will also include Tom Hewitt, Chris Hoch, Harriett D. Foy, Laiona Michelle, Rachael Ferrera and Elizabeth Ward Land.Amazing Grace played a pre-Broadway engagement in Chicago in fall 2014.last_img

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