Get mesmerized by the live and dynamic recreation of the critically acclaimed novel by Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants, on Broadway. The brilliant book has been adapted for the Water for Elephants musical by 3-time Tony Award nominee, Rick Elice and directed by Jessica Stone. The novel has also been remade into a Hollywood movie starring Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon. Watch the poignant and heart-touching romantic drama that comes to life on Broadway through masterful acting by an extremely talented cast and a soulful musical score.
Water for Elephants takes you on a deeply touching journey of a young man who discovers an exciting new life, and love, after a traumatic experience. The protagonist, Jacob Jankowski, played by Grant Gustin, jumps on a moving train after he loses everything that he holds dear. With the train turning out to be a circus train, Jacob begins his wild new life with a circus group. The story moves back in time as an older Jacob narrates his youthful adventures, and how he discovered true love and created an exciting life.
Address: Imperial Theater, 249 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Subway: The nearest subway station is 2nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal on the A, C and E lines.
Bus: Lines servicing the area include M20 and M104.
Available Facilities: Restrooms and Water Fountain
Accessibility: Wheelchair Access, Accessible Seating, and Assistive Listening System
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Imperial Theater.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theaters do not allow outside food inside the theaters but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
The cost of Water for Elephants Broadway tickets starts from $57.50 and will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.
Water for Elephants opens on 24th February 2024 at Imperial Theater.
Water for Elephants does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children aged 8 and above.
Water for Elephants Broadway musical is playing at Imperial Theater in New York and opens on 24th February 2024.
The running time of Water for Elephants is 2 hours and 30 minutes with one interval.
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