Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with a new, intimate version of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Titanic, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, book by Peter Stone, new orchestrations by Ian Weinberger, directed by Scott Weinstein with music direction by Elizabeth Doran.
Chicago will be the first major U.S. city to experience this newly reworked, intimate musical telling of the passengers aboard the ill-fated luxury liner Titanic in the nights leading up to the ship’s fatal encounter with an iceberg in the North Atlantic in 1912.
Titanic will play Oct. 18 – Dec. 7 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Tickets are available online at www.theaterwit.org, or by calling (773) 975-8150.
Established in 1988 and celebrating its 26th season, the mission of the Griffin Theatre Company is to create extraordinary and meaningful theatrical experiences for both children and adults by building bridges of understanding between generations that instill in its audience an appreciation of the performing arts. Through artistic collaboration the Griffin Theatre Company produces literary adaptations, original work and classic plays that challenge and inspire, with wit, style and compassion for the audience.
The Griffin Theatre Company is partially supported by grants from a City Arts Program II grant through the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs; and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Additional information is found at www.griffintheatre.com.