The pre-Broadway engagement of Beetlejuice, a new musical inspired by Tim Burton's 1988 dark comedy, began preview performances at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre October 14. The limited engagement will officially open November 4 and is scheduled to run through November 16.
The show will then take up Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre (currently home to School of Rock), opening April 25, 2019.
The musical features a score by Australian musician-comedian Eddie Perfect (who is also represented on Broadway this season with King Kong) and a book by Anthony King and Scott Brown. Alex Timbers (the Broadway-aimed Moulin Rouge!) directs; Connor Gallagher serves as choreographer. READ MORE.