Two renowned theatremakers reunite for a lush, gorgeous new musical, The Gardens of Anuncia. This New York premiere from Graciela Daniele and Michael John LaChiusa takes root at Lincoln Center for a limited time only — get The Gardens of Anuncia tickets now.
Daniele, an award-winning performer, choreographer, and director, dramatizes her remarkable life and career as the story of Anuncia, a woman raised in 1940s Argentina under the Perón regime. Decades later, as she tends her garden, she reflects on the women who made sacrifices and gave her the support that allowed her dreams as a theatre artist to blossom.
Stirring tango-infused music by Chiusa, known for shows like The Wild Party and Marie Christine, propels the story alongside direction and choreography by Daniele herself. Get tickets to The Gardens of Anuncia in New York on TodayTix.
1 hour and 30 minutes
October 19th, 2023
December 31st, 2023
By: Michael John LaChuisa
Songs by: Michael John LaChuisa
Director: Graciela Daniele
Choreography: Graciela Daniele and Alex Sanchez
Producer: Lincoln Center Theater
Cast list: Priscilla Lopez, Enrique Acevedo, Andréa Burns, Eden Espinosa, Tally Sessions, Mary Testa, Kalyn West
Design: Mark Wendland
Costumes: Toni-Leslie James
Lighting: Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer
Sound: Drew Levy
Other info: Orchestrations by Michael Starobin, music direction by Deborah Abramson
Wheelchair access, induction hearing loops, headsets
Following a world premiere at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre in 2021, The Gardens of Anuncia comes to New York with a cast of celebrated actresses. Priscilla Lopez, beloved for her performance in the original cast of A Chorus Line, leads the show as Anuncia.
Anuncia is the stand-in for Daniele, whose career on the New York theatre scene spans 60 years. She's best known for directing and choreographing Annie Get Your Gun and Once on This Island and choreographing shows like Ragtime. Daniele is also a regular collaborator of fellow dance legend Chita Rivera, as Daniele staged her shows The Visit and Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life. In 2020, she received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
Michael John LaChuisa and Graciela Daniele reunite once more for a new musical inspired by Daniele's storied life and career. Discover how a young women in Peron-era Argentina finds the courage and talent to be an artist thanks to a community of supportive women.
The Gardens of Anuncia runs for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The Gardens of Anuncia is at the Lincoln Center Theater - Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, which is located in New York, NY, USA, 10023.
The Gardens of Anuncia tickets start at $67.
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