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Buena Vista Social Club Tickets

The creators of The Band's Visit and Fat Ham team up on this new musical.
Buena Vista Social Club Tickets
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Buena Vista Social Club Tickets

About Buena Vista Social Club

The Off-Broadway musical Buena Vista Social Club is at Atlantic Theater Company this fall, inspired by the artists who enlivened and repopularized the stirring music of Cuba’s golden age. Set an alert for Buena Vista Social Club tickets on TodayTix.

Buena Vista Social Club promises to be a celebration of some of the world’s most influential and toe-tapping music.

Experience the Grammy Award-winning album of the same name come to life in this new production directed by Saheem Ali, hot off his Tony-nominated Broadway debut directing the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham.

Get tickets to Buena Vista Social Club in New York soon, and be there as the music comes alive.

Run time

120 mins , but this is subject to change as we get closer to previews

Start date

November 18th, 2023

End date

December 31st, 2023

Categories

Age

13+

Reviews

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Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing, Great staging
88
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XS2211
Epic, Great directing, Great staging, Perfect cast, Shook me to the bone
100 / 100
chris_
Great music, Great staging, Great singing
92 / 100
Elisa 9119
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful
100 / 100
Piwacket
"during days like these, we need pretty songs."
92 / 100
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Production note
Please note that some Rush seats in the last row have fold-down options from the back wall, allowing patrons the choice to either sit or stand.

Buena Vista Social Club cast and creative team

By: Marco Ramirez
Songs by: Buena Vista Social Club
Director: Saheem Ali
Choreography: Patricia Delgado and Justin Peck
Producer: Atlantic Theater Company
Cast list: Skizzo Arnedillo, Renesito Avich, Natalie Belcon, Angélica Beliard, Kenya Browne, Danaya Esperanza, Carlos Sanchez Falú, Jared Machado, Hector Juan Maisonet, Ilda Mason, Marielys Molina, Julio Monge, Leonardo Reyna, Mel Semé, Olly Sholotan, Jainardo Batista Sterling, Nancy Ticotin, Luis Vega
Design: Arnulfo Maldonado
Costumes: Dede Ayite
Lighting: Tyler Micoleau
Sound: Jonathan Deans
Other info: Music supervision by Dean Sharenow; music direction by Marco Paguia; music production by David Yazbek; wigs, hair, and makeup by J. Jared Janas; dialects by Rosie Berrido; vocal coaching by Dawn-Elin Fraser; props by Matt Carlin

Venue

Atlantic Theater Company - Linda Gross Theater

336 West 20th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10011

More information about Buena Vista Social Club

The Buena Vista Social Club musical is named for the title band and their eponymous 1997 album that won a Grammy Award the next year. The band, formed to bring back Cuba’s golden age of music from the 1940s and 1950s, brought many musicians out of retirement to engage an aging population that knew the legends and had the expertise to expose a new generation to son, guajira, and other exciting genres.

Buena Vista Social Club was active for two decades, up until 2015. Now this musical honors the group's legacy and gives us a beat we can all groove to.

Saheem Ali, a Tony nominee for Fat Ham, directs this new musical, and the bookwriter is Marco Ramirez (Drama Desk Award, The Royale). David Yazbek, who won a Tony Award for The Band’s Visit, returns to the Atlantic as music producer. Dancing into New York, Buena Vista Social Club off Broadway furthers a long line of bold and imaginative Atlantic Theater Company productions.

What to Watch For

  • Buena Vista Social Club recorded their same-named album in just six days!
  • Atlantic Theater Company is a downtown Off-Broadway theatre that has originated some of the world’s most famous musicals, including three recent Tony Award winners for Best Musical: Spring Awakening, The Band’s Visit, and Kimberly Akimbo. See what they produce now before the world sees it later!
  • The musical brings together a renowned choreography team. Justin Peck won a Tony Award for Best Choreography for the recent revival of Carousel, and he also choreographed Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning West Side Story film. Patricia Delgado, a principal dancer with the Miami City Ballet, co-choreographs Buena Vista Social Club and was Peck’s associate on West Side Story.
  • The Buena Vista Social Club album was preserved in the United States National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress in 2022 for its cultural significance.
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