AmEx Pre-Sale for Godspell Revival Begins June 29

News   AmEx Pre-Sale for Godspell Revival Begins June 29
Beginning June 29 and continuing through July 10, American Express Cardmembers can exclusively purchase tickets to the upcoming Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell, which will begin previews Oct. 13 at Circle in the Square Theater.

Daniel Goldstein
Daniel Goldstein

Tickets will go on sale to the general public July 11.

The production, produced by Ken Davenport, will feature direction by Daniel Goldstein and choreography by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli. Opening night is scheduled for Nov. 7.

Godspell features a score by Schwartz and a book by John-Michael Tebelak. Based on "The Gospel According to St. Matthew," the musical, press notes state, uses "improvisation and contemporary themes to illustrate the parables, [bringing] these lessons to life through the grand tradition of musical theatre." Song titles include "Day By Day," "Save The People," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All Good Gifts," "Turn Back, O Man" and "By My Side."

After a five-year run Off-Broadway (the musical opened at the Cherry Lane Theatre May 13, 1971, and transferred to the Promenade in August of that year), Godspell opened at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre in June 1976. It eventually played both the Plymouth and Ambassador theatres before closing Sept. 4, 1977, after 527 regular performances. Godspell was conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak.

Call (212) 239-6200 or visit to take advantage of the exclusive two-week American Express Cardmember pre-sale.

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