David Byrne ended his remarkably successful Broadway series “American Utopia” On Sunday with a surprising announcement: He will be replaying the program for another 17 weeks in the fall and winter.
“American Utopia”, an active and well-designed theatrical concert, won critical acclaim and audiences and proved financially successful, as it consistently sold the 961-seat Hudson Theater with tickets up to $ 649.
Spike Lee has announced that it will direct a photocopy of the show, to be released this year. Byrne will perform with American Utopia musicians on Saturday Night Live. On February 29.
Participation will continue to return, at the Hudson Theater, from September 18 to January 17. The theater will operate this spring and summer with the revival of “Plaza Suite”, a comedy by Neil Simon starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.
“American Utopia”, initially the title of Bayern’s album and displayed at concert venues worldwide, arrived on Broadway last October and recovered its $ 4 million capitalization just ten weeks after it opened. Byrne, the 67-year-old pop star who is best known as the lead singer of Talking Heads, has generally performed 6 shows per week, for a total of 121 shows; the show includes songs from the last album, as well as classic songs.
Writing in the New York Times, Ben Brantley The show called “upper sweeping cloud.” Designed by Annie Parson. The director’s director theater director Alex Timbers is featured as production consultant, and is produced by Christine Casky, Mike Isaacson, Patrick Catolo and Todomondo, a Bernese record brand.
Broadway revenue was $ 18.8 million, and 107,575 people saw it, as of February 9, according to Broadway University. During the week ending February 9, the average fair ticket price was $ 211, second only to “Hamilton”.