**Last summer's Off-Broadway production was nominated for an Outstanding Musical from the Lortel Awards and for Best Family Show from the Off Broadway Alliance!**
Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect.
Now Percy has ten days to find and return Zeus’s stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves. Adapted from the book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.
(Approximately one hour in length. Recommended for grades 2-6.) Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships and Family, Social Studies
Excerpts from Theatreworks USA's musical "THE LIGHTNING THIEF." Music, Lyrics, and Orchestrations by Rob Rokicki, Book by Joe Tracz, directed by Stephen Brackett , choreographed by Sam Pinkleton. Video features members of the 2014 Off-Broadway cast: Parker Drown, Eric Meyers, Jordan Stanley, Graham Stevens, Kristin Stokes, Zakiya Young.
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