Sting Musical The Last Ship Sailing Toward Fall 2014 Broadway Arrival
14 Aug 2013
The Last Ship, the new musical featuring a score by Grammy Award-winning musician Sting and a book by Tony Award winners Brian Yorkey and John Logan, is aiming for a fall 2014 Broadway arrival, according to an Equity casting notice.
Rehearsals are expected to begin in spring 2014 towards an out-of-town engagement June-July 2014. A Broadway arrival is expected in October of next year.
The musical has music and lyrics by Grammy winner Sting with a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then) and Tony winner Logan (Red, I'll Eat You Last).
The Last Ship incorporates biographical elements from Sting's life and uses his boyhood home, Newcastle, England, for its locale. It features an original score with a few pre-existing songs from Sting's catalogue, which are given new context in the narrative.