Packed with Mythology, Music, and Magic, CTORA Theatre (formerly known as Children’s Theatre of Richmond) is bringing The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, to the the JCC Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre, 950 W. 41st Ave. The electrifying musical stage adaptation of the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan, with book by Joe Tracz with Music and Lyrics by Rob Rokicki, runs from May 18 to 28,
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical follows the story of Percy Jackson, a half-blood son of a Greek god, who discovers that he has extraordinary powers he cannot control. As if that wasn’t enough, Percy embarks on an action-packed adventure to recover Zeus’s master lightning bolt, which has been stolen, and prevent a devastating war between the gods.
The two-act full-stage musical with intermission features adult performers, a 5-piece live orchestra, Ancient Greek and modern-day scene changes, lightning & sound effects along with giant puppets, bringing the world of Percy Jackson to life on stage.
“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is a captivating story of courage, friendship, and self-discovery that will inspire audiences of all ages,” says Director Mark Carter. “We are thrilled to bring this electrifying production to Vancouver, and we invite all theatre enthusiasts to join us for a truly magical experience.” CTORA Theatre is a not-for-profit organization providing opportunities for emerging artists to perform in professionally staged productions.
For more information and to book tickets for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical visit ctora.ca online.