Little Rock Press Release

Robinson Center-2019-escape to margaritaville


Oct 9, 2019, 10:30 AM by Deana McCormack

(Little Rock, AR) – Plan your escape to the new musical about the choices we make – and the people we become – once we’ve had a change in latitude. Celebrity Attractions is pleased to announce thatJimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will come to Robinson Performance Hall November 1-3, 2019. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 4th at 10 am and will be available at Celebrity Attractions, by phone at 501.244.8800 or by


Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all – and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers.USA Today calls it “A little slice of paradise!” andEntertainment Weekly raves, “It will knock your flip-flops off!” So don’t let the party start without you.


With a book by Emmy Award® winnerGreg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy Award® nomineeMike O’Malley (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “Shameless”),ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is the musical comedy getaway featuring both original songs and your most-lovedJimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more.


ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE starsChris Clark asTully,Sarah Hinrichsen asRachel,Shelly Lynn Walsh asTammy,Peter Michael Jordan asBrick,Rachel Lyn Fobbs asMarley,Patrick Cogan asJ.D. andMatthew James Sherrod asJamal/Ted.


The company also featuresSophie Braud,Noah Bridgestock,DeVon Buchanan,Anthony Cataldo,Chantelle Cognevich,Katie Davis,Nico DiPrimio,Fabian-Joubert Gallmeister,Diego Alejandro González,Bobby Hogan,Aimee Lane,Victoria Price,Trent Soyster,Emma Stricker,Jade Turner,Morgan Unger andTyler Whitaker.


Based on the original direction by Tony Award®-WinnerChristopher Ashley (Come From Away), this production is under the helm ofAmy Anders Corcoran (Freaky Friday). Choreography is by Tony Award-NomineeKelly Devine (Come From Away), with associate choreography byAndrew Turteltaub (Escape to Margaritaville); scenic design byWalt Spangler (Tuck Everlasting); costume design byPaul Tazewell(Hamilton); lighting design byHowell Binkley (Hamilton) andAmanda Zieve (Titanic); sound design byBrian Ronan (Beautiful) andCraig Cassidy (Cirque Dreams); and wig, hair & makeup design byLeah J. Loukas (On the Town). Orchestrations are byMichael Utley (License to Chill), with dance music arrangements byGary Adler (Avenue Q). Music supervision & arrangements and additional orchestrations are byChristopher Jahnke (Porgy and Bess), with music direction byMatthew Smedal (Clueless: The Musical). Casting is byBinder Casting/Chad Eric Murnane, CSA.


Set your mind on island time and get those fins up!


Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will appear at Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock for four performances only November 1-3, 2019(Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm & 7:30 pm, Sunday at 1pm).  Tickets may be purchased in person at Celebrity Attractions, via phone at 501.244.8800 or online  Groups of 10 or more receive a discount by calling 501.492.3312.


Ticket buyers are reminded that for Celebrity Attractions’ productions, Celebrity Attractions and Ticketmaster are the only official retail ticket outletsand the only way to guarantee that you are paying face value for legitimate tickets.  Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party shouldalso be aware that Celebrity Attractions is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.


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Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is a part of Celebrity Attractions’ 2019-2020 Broadway Season which featuresWICKED, WAITRESS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG andCATS.  Season Tickets are still available. Celebrity Attractions is proud to have KATV and the Doubletree Hotel as sponsors for this spectacular season. 



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