The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Press Opening Night

7/18/2019 Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre

For more information on Press Opening Night, please visit the Press Room, or contact Danielle Morales, Publicist.



About The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

July 17 – 28, 2019
Huntington Avenue Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue

This "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is “a colossal, crowd-pleasing hit of Herculean proportions!” ( The Greek gods are real, and they're ruining Percy Jackson's life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus's lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated for 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, The Lightning Thief “hits the sweet spot” (Wall Street Journal) and provides “a spectacularly fun adventure that will thrill everyone in the family!” (Chicago Parent).

Approximate run time: The Lightning Thief plays in approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes, with one ten-minute intermissionPlease note: This production contains strobe lights, fog effects, and atmospheric haze.

TICKET ALERT: Expanded access to 35 Below and student tickets at all performances of The Lightning Thief

Advance student rush tickets available now for all performances. Student rush tickets are $20 for full-time students aged 25 and under. Available in person and online.

July 17 – 28, 2019

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