Bowie's Lazarus Plays Its Final Performance Off-Broadway Tonight

News   Bowie's Lazarus Plays Its Final Performance Off-Broadway Tonight The New York Theatre Workshop production of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's musical Lazarus plays its final performance Jan. 20. Outside the Off-Broadway venue, fans and theatregoers have tearfully mourned the death of music icon Bowie since he unexpectedly lost his battle with cancer Jan. 10.

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Tickets to the special benefit performance tonight are valued between $1,000-$2,500. 

The world-premiere musical features new songs specially composed by Bowie as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs. Inspired by Walter Tevis' best-selling 1963 novel, "The Man Who Fell to Earth," the story follows Thomas Newton – played by Michael C. Hall – a human-looking and lovelorn alien who has been abandoned on the planet.

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The Off-Broadway production, which officially opened Dec. 7, 2015, is helmed by Obie winner Ivo van Hove. Along with Hall, the cast also includes Cristin Milioti (Once), Michael Esper, Krystina Alabado (American Idiot), Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether), Nicholas Christopher (Whorl Inside A Loop), Lynn Craig (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Bobby Moreno (Year of the Rooster), Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening national tour), Charlie Pollock (The Wild Party) and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie).

For more information, visit NYTW.org.

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