Kimberly Akimbo
Kimberly Akimbo

Kimberly Akimbo Announces Broadway Theatre and Full Creative Team

Winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical, the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical, the Broadway-bound Kimberly Akimbo has announced it will open this fall at the Booth Theatre.

Beginning previews on October 12th and officially opening on November 10th at the Booth Theatre, Kimberly Akimbo is produced by David Stone, Atlantic Theater Company, James L. Nederlander, LaChanze, John Gore, Patrick Catullo, and Aaron Glick. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 10.

A new musical with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, based on the critically-acclaimed play of the same name by David Lindsay-Abaire, choreographed by Danny Mefford, and directed by Jessica Stone, Kimberly Akimbo had its world premiere at the Atlantic Theater Company, where it opened to rave reviews in fall 2021.

Kimberly Akimbo will feature scenic design by David Zinn, costume design by Sarah Laux, lighting design by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, sound design by Kai Harada, projection design by Lucy MacKinnon, and wig, hair, and make-up design by J. Jared Janas. The production’s Music Director is Chris Fenwick. Kimberly Akimbo features orchestrations by John Clancy, with additional orchestrations by Macy Schmidt. The Production Stage Manager is Arabella Powell and casting is by The Telsey Office, Craig Burns, CSA.

As previously announced, Tony Award winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza, Gigi) will lead the Broadway company of Kimberly Akimbo as the titular role, alongside the “sensational” (Washington Post) company from the Atlantic Theater world premiere production that includes Justin Cooley, Tony Award nominee Steven Boyer (Hand to God, Time and the Conways), Alli Mauzey (Cry Baby, Wicked), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels), Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan (The Prom, Mean Girls US Tour), Michael Iskander, and Nina White.

Kim is a bright and funny Jersey teen, who happens to look like a 72-year-old lady. And yet her aging disease may be the least of her problems. Forced to maneuver family secrets, borderline personalities, and possible felony charges, Kim is determined to find happiness in a world where not even time is on her side.

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