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Escape to Margaritaville

Kick off your flip flops and set your clock to island time, as ABT main stage is transformed into a tropical paradise where love and laughter are the keys to ‘growing older but not up. Don't miss the Regional Theatre Premiere of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville! Begins March 10, 2023

Duration

2 hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.

Audience

Adult themes, language, and situations

Late Seating

Latecomers are seated at the discretion of management.

About

Parrotheads Unite!

Escape to Margaritaville is a musical comedy featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and many more. Join Tully and the inhabitants of a small Caribbean bar as they woo the visitors and brave the hurricane season in this hilarious, heartwarming musical – the beach party you’ve been waiting for!

Run Dates: March 10 – April 16, 2023

Book by GREG GARCIA & MIKE O’MALLEY

Music & Lyrics by JIMMY BUFFETT

Jimmy Buffett entertained thousands at the Footprint Arena on Thursday, March 9. Beginning Friday, March 10, Jimmy Buffet’s “Escape to Margaritaville” musical makes a splashy Arizona professional theatre premiere at Arizona Broadway Theatre.

Experience this new Broadway musical with 27 hits from Jimmy Buffet that feels like a little taste of Paradise. at the premier destination for musical theatre in the Valley of the Sun, on Paradise Lane.

Audiences that have seen ABT’s Mamma Mia will enjoy this rom-com musical at the theatre. Escape’s storyline of love, friendship and a yearning for purpose features a laid-back bartender and singer named “Tully,” and an environmental scientist named “Rachel.” Rachel books a trip to Margaritaville on a bachelorette trip for her friend Tammy. Rachel is ready for a week of sun, sand and collecting soil samples from the nearby volcano. Opposites attract when Rachel meets playboy Tully, leading her to leave her work for his bed as they begin their vacation fling. As Rachel leaves the island, Tully realizes his love for her and sets off to the mainland, but not before the eruption of a volcano that threatens the island.

Cast

Shawn William Smith

Tully

Melissa Campbell

Rachel

Kristin Litzenberg

Tammy

Tyler Gallaher

Brick

Dwan Hayes

Marley

Michael Weaver

J.D.

Skylar Gamble

Jamal

Kyle Munson

Chadd

Justin Tepper

Goon 1

Alden Caple

Goon 2

Alyssa Armstrong

Ensemble

Jeleesa Monet Levy

Ensemble

Allie Tamburello

Ensemble

Ashley Woodson

Ensemble