Kimberly Akimbo has set a final Broadway performance date of April 28. The musical began previews on Oct. 12, 2022, and officially opened on Nov. 10 at the Booth Theatre. By closing, Kimberly Akimbo will have played 32 previews and 612 regular performances.
Based on David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2003 play of the same name, Kimberly Akimbo follows Kimberly, who is about to turn 16 and recently moved with her family to a new town in suburban New Jersey. Kim is forced to navigate family dysfunction and a rare genetic condition, which causes her to age at a rate four times faster than normal. The musical features a book and lyrics by Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori. The production is directed by Jessica Stone, choreographed by Danny Mefford and music-directed by Chris Fenwick.
The musical’s entire original company, which has been performing together since its 2021 world premiere with Off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company, will continue with the Broadway production through its final performance. That includes Victoria Clark as Kimberly, Justin Cooley as Seth, Steven Boyer as Buddy, Alli Mauzey as Pattie and Bonnie Milligan as Debra, with Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan, Michael Iskander and Nina White...READ MORE