13 Producers Offer $13 Tickets at Aug. 25 Box Office Opening

News   13 Producers Offer $13 Tickets at Aug. 25 Box Office Opening The first 100 people in line for the Aug. 25 opening of the box office for 13, A New Musical at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre will be offered a $13 ticket price.
Graham Phillips
Graham Phillips Photo by Justin Borucki

The box office opens at 10 AM (phone sales have already begun). The $13 offer limits two tickets per customer, valid only during preview performances (Sept. 16-Oct. 3). Standard ticket prices are $76.50-$111.50.

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13, with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years), stars 13 teenagers and an all-teenage band. The special offer is "a price which suits anyone's allowance," according to the producers.

The musical's official opening is Oct. 5. The Bernard B. Jacobs is located at 242 West 45th Street.

With a book by award winning children's author Dan Elish ("Born Too Short, Confessions of an 8th Grade Basket Case") and veteran writer for TV and film Robert Horn ("Designing Women"), 13, A New Musical is directed by Tony Award nominee Jeremy Sams (The Sound of Music in the West End) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific). Tom Kitt (High Fidelity) is the music director. The cast features Al Calderon as Eddie, Eamon Foley as Richie, Caitlin Gann as Molly, Ariana Grande as Charlotte, Aaron Simon Gross as Archie, Elizabeth Egan Gillies as Lucy, Malik Hammond as Malcolm, Joey La Varco as Simon, Delaney Moro as Kendra, Eric M. Nelsen as Brett, Graham Phillips as Evan, Allie Trimm as Patrice, Brynn Williams as Cassie. Also in the cast are Riley Costello, Henry Hodges, Mary Claire Miskell, Liana Ortiz, Max Schneider, Corey J. Snide and the on-stage teen band members are Lexi Bodick on bass, Zac Coe on percussion, Adam Michael Kaufman on keyboard, Zach Page on guitar, Chris Raymond on guitar, Charlie Rosen (swing musician).

According to the producers, "Evan Goldman has it all — he's popular, has the perfect family and lives in the greatest city in the world — New York. That is until his parents get divorced and he's forced to move with his Mom… to Indiana. Uprooted from his old life, he has to make new friends and somehow maneuver his way through the minefield of High School to become part of the 'in-crowd.' A grown-up story about growing up, featuring the only all-teenage cast ever to hit Broadway! With an explosive score by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, 13 is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it."

The musical is produced on Broadway by Bob Boyett, Roger Berlind, Tim Levy, Stacey Mindich, Jane Bergère, Broadway Across America, Ken Davenport, Ted Hartley, Sharon Karmazin, Carl Moellenberg, Jamie Lightstone/Nina Keneally, Tom Miller/True Love Productions, Olympus Theatricals, Center Theatre Group in association with Shorenstein Hays Nederlander and The Araca Group.

Tickets for 13, A New Musical can be purchased through Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or www.telecharge.com.

For more information, cast videos and a free download of the title track, visit www.13themusical.com.

The <i>13, A New Musical</i> marquee
The 13, A New Musical marquee Photo by Matthew Blank
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