It’s show time! The ghost with the most will make his Providence debut in this cutting-edge, irreverent new Broadway musical.
Tickets will go on sale for BEETLEJUICE on Tuesday, November 1 at 10 a.m. at the PPAC box office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), online at ppacri.org, and by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787). Tickets cost between $57 and $91; all ticket prices include a $4 catering fee per ticket and are subject to change without notice. Box office window and phone hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., and two hours before curtain time on show days.
Groups of 10 or more can order tickets by calling 401.574.3162 or emailing [email protected]
BEETLEJUICE will perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Tuesday, April 25 through Sunday, April 30, 2023 as part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway series.
Based on Tim Burton’s beloved film, BEETLEJUICE tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and Beetlejuice, a stripe-loving demon. When Lydia calls on Beetlejuice to scare anyone with a pulse, this double-crossed specter unleashes a (lower) world of pandemonium, and the biggest sandworm Broadway (and Providence!) has ever seen.
BEETLEJUICE is directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers (Moulin Rouge!, director of Warner Bros. forthcoming TOTO, the animated musical film adaptation of Michael Morpurgo and Emma Chichester Clark’s 2017 book) with an original score Tony Award nominee Eddie Perfect (King Kong); a book by Tony Award nominee Scott Brown (“Castle Rock”) and Tony and Emmy Award nominee Anthony King (“Robbie”); musical supervision, orchestrations and incidental music by Kris Kukul (Jeanne d’Arc: Into the Fire); and choreography by Connor Gallagher (The Robber Bridegroom).
BEETLEJUICE features stage design by three-time Tony Award nominee David Korins (Hamilton); costume design by six-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long (The Producers); lighting design by Tony Award winner Kenneth Posner (Kinky Boots); sound design by Tony Award winner Peter Hylenski (Moulin Rouge!); projection design by Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Peter Nigrini (Dear Evan Hansen); puppet design by Drama Desk Award winner Michael Curry (The Lion King); special effects design by Jeremy Chernick (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child); hair and wig design by Drama Desk Award nominee Charles G. LaPointe; makeup design by Joe Dulude II; associate director is Catie Davis and associate choreographer is Michael Fatica; cast by The Telsey Office.
BEETLEJUICE opened on Broadway on Thursday, April 25, 2019, presented by Warner Bros. Theater Ventures (Mark Kaufman) and Langley Park Productions (Kevin McCormick), and won the Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Stage Design by David Korins and was nominated for eight Tony Awards, including Best Short Story musical comedy. BEETLEJUICE had a story to spin on Broadway – after the original recording of the musical was released on Broadway and the Tony Awards appeared, the box office boomed, making it the surprise hit of the season 2018/2019. BEETLEJUICE’s performance at the Tony Awards became the show’s most-watched musical number with over 3,921,530 views.
BEETLEJUICE caused a stir with fans around the world, including on TikTok, which led to a further increase in ticket sales from a new audience for Broadway, making the musical one of Broadway’s highest-grossing shows. , breaking the Winter Garden box office record. The hit musical BEETLEJUICE played 366 performances at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theater before closing with the rest of Broadway on March 12, 2020. BEETLEJUICE triumphantly returned to Broadway with performances on April 8, 2022, at the Marquis Theater where it continues to haunt Broadway until January 8, 2023.
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and WARNER RECORDS have released BEETLEJUICE – ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING for digital download, streaming and CD. The album is produced by Tony Award winner Matt Stine, Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, Tony nominee Eddie Perfect and three-time Grammy Award winner Kurt Deutsch and has exceeded 250 million streams in the US and 760 million streams worldwide. These landmark numbers continue the album’s remarkable success, reaching the top 10 most-streamed OBCR list of the previous decade. The show’s songs have ranked on Spotify’s “Viral 50” charts in 13 different countries. Additionally, “Say My Name,” one of the show’s hits, was chosen as Amazon’s “Alexa Song of the Day” in 2019. This incredible growth is partly the result of user-generated content on TikTok, where songs from the album have been used in over a million videos.
BEETLEJUICE producers include Warner Bros. Theater Ventures, Langley Park Productions and NETworks Presentations.
BEETLEJUICE is based on the 1988 Oscar-winning film Geffen Company presented by Warner Bros. and directed by Tim Burton. The hit comedy starred Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O’Hara and Winona Ryder with a story by Michael McDowell and Larry Wilson.