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Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville Makes D.C. Debut Beginning October 8 at National Theatre

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Hit Broadway musical JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will make its Washington, D.C. debut at the National Theatre from October 8-13, 2019. The production is the second in the venue’s 2019-2020 Broadway at the National series, which is set to feature an unprecedented 16 productions.

Tickets for JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE are currently on sale and may be purchased at TheNationalDC.com, by calling 1-800-514-3849, or in person at the National Theatre Box Office (Monday-Friday from 12pm-6pm and two hours prior to every performance). The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in downtown Washington, D.C.

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all — and stay to find something they never expected. With a book by Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy Award nominee Mike O’Malley (“Survivors Remorse,” “Shameless”) ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and many more.

JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is recommended for ages 13 and up and runs approximately 2 hours, 25 minutes with one intermission.

The musical will star Chris Clark (Tully), Sarah Hinrichsen (Rachel), Shelly Lynn Walsh (Tammy), Peter Michael Jordan (Brick), Rachel Lyn Fobbs (Marley), Patrick Cogan (J.D.), and Matthew James Sherrod (Jamal/Ted).

The company will also feature Sophie BraudNoah BridgestockDeVon BuchananAnthony CataldoChantelle CognevichKatie DavisNico DiPrimioFabian-Joubert GallmeisterDiego Alejandro GonzálezBobby HoganAimee LaneVictoria PriceTrent SoysterEmma StrickerJade TurnerMorgan Unger, and Tyler Whitaker.

Based on the original direction by Tony Award® winner Christopher Ashley (Come From Away), this production is under the helm of Amy Anders Corcoran (Freaky Friday). Choreography is by Tony Award® nominee Kelly Devine (Come From Away), with associate choreography by Andrew Turteltaub (Escape to Margaritaville); scenic design by Walt Spangler (Tuck Everlasting); costume design by Paul Tazewell (Hamilton); lighting design by Howell Binkley (Hamilton) and Amanda Zieve (Titanic); sound design by Brian Ronan (Beautiful) and Craig Cassidy (Cirque Dreams); and wig, hair, and makeup design by Leah J. Loukas (On the Town). Orchestrations are by Michael Utley (License to Chill), with dance music arrangements by Gary Adler (Avenue Q). Music supervision and arrangements and additional orchestrations are by Christopher Jahnke (Porgy and Bess), with music direction by Matthew Smedal (Clueless: The Musical). Casting is by Binder Casting/Chad Eric Murnane, CSA.

Subscription packages are currently available and may be purchased at TheNationalDC.com or by calling the Subscriber Hotline at 202-753-7650. Subscribers receive exclusive benefits including advance show notice, free ticket exchanges, and preferred seating.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CALENDAR INFORMATION
JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will run Tuesday, October 8 through Sunday, October 13, 2019.

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:30pm
  • Friday and Saturday at 8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm
  • Sunday evening at 7:30pm

LOCATION
The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in downtown Washington, D.C. Nearby metro stops include Metro Center and Federal Triangle. For parking information, please visit TheNationalDC.com/Directions-Parking.

TICKETS
Tickets for JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE are currently on sale and may be purchased at TheNationalDC.com, by calling 1-800-514-3849, or in person at the National Theatre Box Office (Monday-Friday from 12pm-6pm and two hours prior to every performance).

GROUPS OF 10+
Groups of 10 or more save on all above-mentioned performances. To book, contact the group sales department at groupsales@thenationaldc.com or by calling the Group Sales Hotline at 202-753-6867.

TICKET LOTTERY
Two hours prior to all JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE show times, individuals may submit their names in person to be drawn to purchase up to two tickets at $25 per ticket (inclusive of all fees). Twenty lottery seats will be available for purchase for each of the above-mentioned performances. Names will be announced 30 minutes after the entry period begins (90 minutes prior to the show time). Individuals must be present, with cash, to redeem the offer.