Alicia Keys’ musical, Hell’s Kitchen, will come to Broadway this spring.
The musical, which incorporates a rating by Keys and a e-book by Kristoffer Diaz, made its world premiere on the Public Theater this fall and is at the moment operating there by way of Jan. 14. The present will switch to the Shubert Theater on Broadway beginning March 28, with a gap evening on April 20.
Hell’s Kitchen additionally options music consulting by Tom Kitt, choreography by Camille A. Brown and route by Michael Greif. The story follows a 17-year-old rising up in Hell’s Kitchen, which Keys notes mirrors her personal biography, though it’s not precise. Keys’ AKW Productions is a producer on the present.
“Good issues take time and for 13 years, I’ve been dreaming, growing and discovering inspiration for a musical primarily based on my expertise rising up in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. Hell’s Kitchen is impressed by my life, but it surely’s not a biographical story. It’s a narrative about household relationships and id: Who’re we? Who can we wish to be? Who’re we turning into?” Keys mentioned. “The rating options new songs that I’m actually excited to get out into the world alongside a lot of my album releases that you understand however you’ve by no means heard like this – rearranged and reinterpreted.”
The Broadway solid has not but been introduced. The Off-Broadway solid contains Shoshana Bean, Maleah Joi Moon, Brandon Victor Dixon, Kecia Lewis, Chris Lee and Vanessa Ferguson.
The artistic group contains scenic design by Robert Brill, costume design by Dede Ayite and lighting design by Natasha Katz.
The musical takes over the Shubert Theater from Some Like It Scorching, a finest musical nominee final season, which introduced it can shut Dec. 30.