Jimmy Buffett has been making a career out of good food, good times and good music for more than 40 years. The singer, songwriter, business entrepreneur, restaurateur, and best-selling author is adding a new job to his long resume: Broadway musical composer. Escape to Margaritaville, a new musical comedy, makes is pre-Broadway debut right here in New Orleans Oct.
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Escape to Margaritaville is a musical that was first performed in , featuring Jimmy Buffett songs. The plot revolved around a part-time bartender and singer who falls for a career-minded tourist. A national tour launched in The musical premiered on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre on February 16, , prior to a March 15, opening, directed by Christopher Ashley and choreographed by Kelly Devine. The musical closed on July 1 of the same year, after 29 previews and regular performances. Upon closing, Broadway Licensing acquired the rights for stock and amateur performance rights. Tully Mars works as a singer for the bar at Margaritaville, a run down hotel on a small island in the Caribbean, along with Brick, the bartender, Jamal, the busboy, Marley, the owner, and J. He regularly has affairs with female guests with no intention of continuing the fling beyond their time at the hotel "License to Chill". Chadd has Tammy promise not to cheat on him and his friends warn the two women of the land sharks. Tammy and Rachel laugh their warning off and travel to the hotel "Fins".
Buy tickets. View the entire Escape To Margaritaville tour. Escape to Margaritaville revels in its own goofiness. It's not trying to be paradise; it's fine with being a cheeseburger. Broadway Shows Musicals. Jimmy Buffet's sunny new musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is traveling across North America on its national tour! With an emphasis on 'not sweating the small stuff' Buffet's musical oozes with the musician's greatest hits, with it's chilled out party atmosphere it's time to Escape to Margaritaville! With a book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley and music and lyrics by Buffet himself, this semi-autobiographical musical is named after Buffet's smash hit 'Margaritaville' which also saw the star inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Depicting images of ice-cold cocktails and bright beaches, Escape to Margaritaville celebrates life on a tropical island, and is sure you to leave you with that glowing summer feeling. Escape to Margaritaville follows the fortunes of a charming bartender and singer Tully, who spends his days between shifts seducing the rich female tourists on the tropical island of Margaritaville.
Due to the ongoing suspension of public gatherings due to COVID, performances of Escape to Margaritaville are suspended through at least December 1, For up-to-the date information on impacted performances in your city, please visit your local theatre website. Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected.