Attention Stillwater fans: Broadway's upcoming Almost Famous has revealed rush and digital lottery ticket programs that will offer inexpensive tickets to the new musical. Based on the 2000 film by Cameron Crowe, Almost Famous features a book and lyrics by Crowe and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt. Broadway performances begin at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre October 3, with opening night set for November 3.
$40 rush tickets will be available in-person at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre box office when it opens for performances that day. The box office opens Monday through Saturday at 10 AM and on Sunday at noon. Rush tickets will be limited to two tickets per person and are subject to availability.
Theatregoers can also enter a digital lottery for the chance to purchase up to two $45 tickets. Entries are accepted beginning midnight ET the day before the performance through 3 PM ET the same day. Winners will be drawn at 9 AM ET for matinee performances and at 3 PM ET for evening shows. To enter, visit AlmostFamousTheMusicalLottery.com.
Set in 1973, the story follows a 15-year-old aspiring music journalist who Rolling Stone hires to go on tour with an up-and-coming rock band.
The cast will feature Solea Pfieffer, Chris Wood, Casey Likes, Tony nominee Anika Larsen, Drew Gehling, and Rob Colletti. The company will also include Matt Bittner, Chad Burris, Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Brandon Contreras, Jakeim Hart, Van Hughes, Jana Djenne Jackson, Katie Ladner, Danny Lindgren, Erica Mansfield, Alisa Melendez, Kevin Perdido, Andrew Poston, Emily Schultheis, Daniel Sovich, Libby Winters, and Matthew C. Yee.
Almost Famous is directed by Jeremy Herrin, leading a creative team that also includes choreographer Sarah O'Gleby, music supervisor Bryan Perri, scenic designer Derek McLane, costume designer David Zinn, lighting designer Natasha Katz, sound designer Peter Hylenski, hair and makeup designer Luc Verschueren, and physical movement coordinator Lorenzo Pisoni. Kitt has penned arrangements and orchestrations, and vocal design will be by AnnMarie Milazzo. The production is cast by Jim Carnahan.