David Byrne's American Utopia

After a sold-out, year-long critically acclaimed international tour, David Byrne’s American Utopia is now playing a strictly limited engagement on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre through February 16, 2020.

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Talking Heads superstar David Byrne is burning down one of Broadway’s most intimate houses with his triumphant rock spectacle American Utopia, now playing at the legendary Hudson Theatre! This “dazzling, jubilant and rapturous" New York Times Critic’s Pick comes to Broadway following a sold-out world tour. Byrne is joined by 11 diverse musicians from around the globe in this “knockout theatrical concert, honoring the pleasures of music, dance and song as collective celebration” (The Hollywood Reporter). Featuring “altogether astonishing choreography by Annie-B Parson” (The New York Times), with Tony-nominated Alex Timbers (director of Moulin Rouge!) serving as production consultant, it’s “an artistically stunning tour de force” (Variety) brimming with “total, buoyant joy” (New York Magazine) — and it must end on February 16! Don't miss David Byrne, live on stage in this once-in-a-lifetime Broadway hit.

David Byrne’s American Utopia features David Byrne with Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo DiDalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stephane San Juan, Angie Swan and Bobby Wooten.

The design team includes Robert Sinclair (lighting) and Pete Keppler (sound). Karl Mansfield is Musical Director. Alex Timbers is Production Consultant with Choreography and Musical Staging by Annie-B Parson

American Utopia began as an album that David Byrne released on Nonesuch Records in March 2018.  The recording became his first Top Ten hit on the Billboard 200 chart.  The theatrical concert, which includes songs from American Utopia along with songs from Talking Heads and his solo career, played more than 150 dates in 27 countries over nine months in 2018.

The cast album for David Byrne's American Utopia is now available from Nonesuch Records.