THE LAST GOODBYE, A MUSICAL ADAPTATION OF SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO AND JULIET FEATURING THE SONGS OF ROCK ICON JEFF BUCKLEY, WILL OPEN THE OLD GLOBE’S 2013-14 SEASON
The Last Goodbye
Sept. 20 – Nov. 3, 2013
(Opening Night: Sunday, Oct. 6)
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
Conceived and Adapted by Michael Kimmel
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Buckley
Directed by Alex Timbers
Choreographed by Sonya Tayeh
Orchestrations, Music Direction and Arrangements by Kris Kukul
The Old Globe will open its 2013-14 Season with The Last Goodbye, a new musical that marries Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and the incendiary songs of the legendary singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. Conceived and adapted by Michael Kimmel, the rock musical is directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson). Choreography is by Sonya Tayeh (“So You Think You Can Dance”), and orchestrations, music direction and arrangements are by Kris Kukul.The complete creative team and casting, as well as the remainder of the Globe’s new season, will be announced at a later date.
The Last Goodbye will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Sept. 20 – Nov. 3, 2013. Preview performances run Sept. 20 – Oct. 5. Opening night is Sunday, Oct. 6. Tickets are currently available by subscription only. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.