Shucked, a greatest musical nominee eventually season’s Tony Awards, will finish its run on the Nederlander Theatre on Jan. 13.
Nonetheless, the present’s producing staff, led by Mike Bosner, is seeking to transfer to a different Broadway theater, if one turns into obtainable after that date. Which may be a troublesome proposition, given the numerous spring exhibits which have already introduced or are ready within the wings.
The musical already has a North American tour in Fall 2024, in addition to a deliberate London manufacturing at a Cameron Waterproof coat theater in Winter 2024 and in Sydney in Spring 2026.
Shucked opened on the Nederlander Theatre on April 4, and was met with largely constructive opinions. The present was nominated for 9 Tony Awards and gained one, for Alex Newell as greatest featured actor in a musical Newell, together with J. Harrison Ghee in Some Like It Sizzling, turned the primary brazenly nonbinary actors to win Tony Awards. Grosses for the musical have largely remained secure, with attendance hovering near 90 p.c, however the present has by no means cracked $1 million. Nonetheless, the present has simply launched a advertising and marketing marketing campaign with Reba McEntire that will give it extra momentum.
The musical comedy, which facilities on a city obsessive about and attempting to avoid wasting its corn, its main crop, which has mysteriously gone unhealthy, includes a e-book by Robert Horn and a rating by Nashville songwriters Brandy Clark and Shane McNally. The present is directed by Jack O’Brien and at the moment options John Behlmann, Kevin Cahoon, Andrew Durand, Gray Hensen, Ashley D. Kelley, Isabelle McCalla and Newell.