The Broadway production of Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, began previews February 16 at the Marquis Theatre. The open-ended New York engagement follows a world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse and a subsequent tour that played Houston, New Orleans, and Chicago. Opening night is set for March 15.
Featuring a book by Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley, Escape to Margaritaville uses Buffett’s familiar catalog and new songs to tell the story of a relaxed island paradise and its inhabitants—including a carefree bartender and a visiting, career-minded scientist who challenges his worldview.
Leading the cast is Paul Alexander Nolan as island bartender-singer Tully. He reprises his role from the tour alongside fellow principal cast members Alison Luff as Rachel, Lisa Howard as Tammy, Eric Petersen as Brick, Rema Webb as Marley, Don Sparks as J.D., and Andre Ward as Jamal.
Flip through photos of the show below: