A.R.T. to premiere musical ‘Gatsby’ in 2024

Florence Welch, Thomas Bartlett, Martyna Majok, Sonya Tayeh, and Rachel Chavkin

Florence Welch (from left), Thomas Bartlett, Martyna Majok, Sonya Tayeh, and Rachel Chavkin.

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“Gatsby,” a musical stage adaptation of the legendary F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, will make its world premiere at the American Repertory Theater in 2024.

Producers Amanda Ghost and Len Blavatnik for Unigram/Access Entertainment, Jordan Roth, and American Repertory Theater made the announcement Thursday. The musical will be directed by Tony Award winner Rachel Chavkin and choreographed by Tony winner Sonya Tayeh.

“Gatsby will feature music by Florence Welch, the Grammy-nominated international rock star of Florence + the Machine,  and Thomas Bartlett, the Oscar and Grammy nominee, with lyrics by Welch, and a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok.

“Gatsby” will be produced at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Ghost and Blavatnik for Unigram, and Roth, in association with Robert Fox. Hannah Giannoulis serves as co-producer.

American Repertory Theater produces groundbreaking work to catalyze dialogue and transformation. Tony Award-winning and nominated productions include “Jagged Little Pill,” “Waitress,” “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812,” “All the Way,” “The Glass Menagerie,” “Pippin,” “Once,” and “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.” Its revival of “1776,” a co-production with Roundabout Theatre Company, is currently touring nationally.

Diane Paulus is the Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director of A.R.T. and Kelvin Dinkins Jr. is A.R.T’s  executive director.

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