After a year-long, and very successful international tour, David Byrne's critically acclaimed show, American Utopia will be hitting both New York City and Boston in the fall of 2019.
This production is set for a limited engagement on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre beginning October 4, 2019 with an official opening on October 20, 2019. Before it gets to Broadway it will play Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre September 11 - September 28, 2019 for 18 total performances.
From the official release:
American Utopia began as an album that David Byrne released on Nonesuch Records in March 2018. The recording was his first to reach #1 on the Album Chart and was also his first to reach the Top Five on the Billboard 200 chart. The theatrical concert, which includes songs from along with songs from Talking Heads and his solo career, played more than 150 dates in 27countries over nine months in 2018.
David Byrne’s American Utopia features David Byrne with Jacquelene Acevedo,Gustavo Di Dalva,Daniel Freedman,Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper,Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield,Mauro Refosco, Stephane San Juan,Angie Swan and Bobby Wooten III.
The design team includesRob Sinclair(lighting) and Pete Keppler(sound). Karl Mansfield is Musical Director. Alex Timbers is Production Consultant with Choreography and Musical Staging by Annie-B Parson.