Before Play with Rick Elice

Thu, Jun 8
Alliance Theatre
7:00 PM // North Alcove – Second Floor, Woodruff Arts Center
7:30 PM // Performance of Water for Elephants on the Coca-Cola Stage


Join us for a pre-show discussion with Rick Elice, book writer of the musical Water for Elephants.

Before Play discussions are free for ticket holders. No RSVP required. 


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Find more information about Water for Elephants here.


Rick Elice (Book) Jersey Boys, Rick’s first Broadway credit, co-authored with Marshall Brickman, won the Tony Award, the Grammy Award and the Olivier Award for Best Musical, and has entered the record books as the twelfth longest-running show in Broadway history. With Marshall Brickman and Andrew Lippa, he wrote The Addams Family, starring Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth. For the past eight years, The Addams Family has topped the list of the most-licensed musicals in North America. Rick’s first play, Peter and the Starcatcher, received nine Tony Award nominations, and won five 2012 Tony Awards. For the past seven years, the play has been among the top ten most-produced plays in North America. Rick also wrote The Cher Show for Broadway, directed by Jason Moore; the world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse of a new musical, My Very Own British Invasion, directed by Jerry Mitchell; the world premiere at The Old Globe. 



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