David Bowie’s Lazarus

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The London premiere of David Bowie’s Lazarus at the King’s Cross Theatre

David Bowie and Tony Award-winning playwright Enda Walsh’s off-Broadway production of Lazarus transfers to London’s King Cross Theatre.

Directed by Ivo van Hove, Lazarus is inspired by Walter Tevis’ best-selling 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth and features new songs specially composed by Bowie as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs including Changes, Absolute Beginners and The Man Who Sold The World.

The world premiere production of Lazarus starring Michael C Hall opened on 7 December 2015 at the New York Theatre Workshop, off-Broadway, shortly before Bowie’s death from cancer.

Reprising their roles from the original New York production are Michael C Hall (Thomas Newton), Michael Esper (Valentine) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl).

Lazarus will run from 25 October 2016 until 22 January 2017 at the Kings Cross Theatre South.

STORY

Lazarus is based on the classic sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis and centers on the character of Thomas Newton, famously portrayed by David Bowie in the 1976 film.

In search of water for his dying planet, an alien arrives on earth.

Experimented on by the Government and prevented from leaving, he is doomed to live a miserable reclusive life surrounded by wealth and excess.

A glimmer of hope arises when a mysterious girl appears to help him escape planet Earth. But something lurks in the shadows.

CAST

The cast features Michael C Hall(Thomas Newton), Michael Esper (Valentine), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl), Amy Lennox (Elly), Gabrielle Brooks, Sydnie Christmas and Maimuna Memon (Teenage Girls), Richard Hansell (Zach), Jamie Muscato (Ben), Tom Parsons (Michael) and Julie Yammanee (Maemi).

CREATIVE

Inspired by Walter Tevis’s novel The Man Who Fell to Earth, Lazarus has a book and lyrics by David Bowie and Enda Walsh; Directed by Ivo van Hove with sets and lighting by Jan Versweyveld, costumes by An D’Huys, video by Tal Yarden, sound by Brian Ronan; choreography by Annie-B Parson and dramaturgy by Jan Peter Gerrits.

Lazarus (Original Cast Recording): AMAZON

Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics: AMAZON

Important Notes

Age restrictions: The performance is suitable for children aged 12 and older. Children under 8 years old will not be admitted. Important Info: All ticket holders are required to bring valid photo ID, such as a passport, identity card, or British driving license. You may not be admitted without valid photo ID.

Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

King's Cross Theatre
Address: Goods Way, London, N1C 4UR
Nearest Underground: King's Cross St. Pancras Station (Northern Line, Victoria Line, Metropolitan Line, District Line, Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line)
Nearest Buses: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476


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19 thoughts on “David Bowie’s Lazarus”

  1. Hi, could anyone tell me when tickets for Lazarus in London will go on sale and if it is possible to purchase a ticket online from The Netherlands?

  2. Janette Jackson

    Please advise me when the tickets for David Bowie’s musical Lazarus in London go on sale. Thanks

  3. Goodmorning! Please! Advice me when the Lazarus musical tickets will go on sale in London Theater and if there will be Michael C Hall in the English cast. Thank s a lot! See You Soon.

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