Escape to Margaritaville

Escape to Margaritaville features the songs of legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, including “Margaritaville,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Fins,” and “Come Monday.” The new musical introduces an original story by co-book writers, Emmy® winner Greg Garcia (My Name is Earl) and Emmy® nominee Mike O’Malley (Survivor’s Remorse and Shameless), and is directed by Tony® winner and La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (Memphis and Come From Away).

The creative team also includes Tony®-nominated Choreographer Kelly Devine (Come From Away and Rocky), Scenic Designer Walt Spangler, Tony Award®-winning Costume Designer Paul Tazewell (Hamilton), Tony Award®-winning Lighting Designer Howell Binkley (Hamilton), and two-time Tony Award®-winning Sound Designer Brian Ronan (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical).

Escape to Margaritaville had its world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, California. The limited engagement kicked off the Playhouse’s 2017/2018 season, with performances beginning on May 9, 2017, and an official opening night of May 28, followed by pre-Broadway engagements in New Orleans (Oct 20 – 28, 2017), Houston (Oct 31 – Nov 5, 2017) and Chicago (Nov 9 – Dec 2, 2017)!