The box office for new musical The Last Ship will open on Monday, August 25 at 10AM/EST at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street), in conjunction with a special one-time-only 24-hour flash sale from midnight August 25 to midnight August 26. For one day only, seats will be on sale for $39, $59 and $85 in the rear mezzanine, mid-mezzanine or orchestra/front mezzanine, respectively.
Flash sale tickets will be available at the box office from 10AM - 6PM/EST or online throughout the 24-hour period at ticketmaster.com
or thelastship.com using the promotional code OPEN.
Beginning August 25, the Neil Simon box office will be open from 10AM - 6PM except Sundays. With the start of previews of The Last Ship on September 29, the box office will be open from 10AM - 8PM except Sundays.
The Last Ship - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award-winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey - will begin previews September 29 on Broadway, prior to opening night on October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Steven Hoggett. Musical direction, orchestrations and arrangements are by Emmy Award-winning and multi Grammy-nominated producer Rob Mathes.
The Last Ship travels to New York following a pre-Broadway critically acclaimed tryout at The Bank of America Theatre in Chicago.
"A true masterwork. A monumental achievement." - Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
"Beautiful. With this heartfelt tribute to the men of the lost shipbuilding industry, Sting proves that his formidable songwriting skills can translate to the Broadway stage." - Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
"The Last Ship wraps its emotional arms around you from the first note and never let’s go. An inventive, emotional and gripping production." - Roy Leonard, Chicago Now
The principal cast of The Last Ship includes Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Jimmy Nail, Fred Applegate, Aaron Lazar, Sally Ann Triplett and Collin Kelly-Sordelet.
The Last Ship ensemble includes: Eric Anderson, Ethan Applegate, Craig Bennett, Dawn Cantwell, Jeremy Davis, Bradley Dean, Alyssa DiPalma, Colby Foytik, David Michael Garry, Timothy Gulan, Shawna M. Hamic, Rich Hebert, Leah Hocking, Todd A. Horman, Sarah Hunt, Jamie Jackson, Sean Jenness, Drew McVety, Johnny Newcomb, Matthew Stocke, Cullen Titmus and Jeremy Woodard.
(Rachel Tucker and Jimmy Nail are appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.)
The Last Ship has scenic and costume design by Tony nominee David Zinn; lighting design by Christopher Akerlind; and sound design by Brian Ronan.