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The Shark is Broken
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The Shark is Broken

Plays
Drama
Critics' Choice
Comedy
John Golden Theatre 5(1)
25 Jul 2023 - 19 Nov 2023
1 hr 30 min with no interval
Strictly for 4+
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Why Watch The Shark is Broken?

  • The Shark is Broken offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of the iconic movie ‘Jaws’.
  • Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the thrilling world of the Olivier Award-nominated play, The Shark is Broken on Broadway.
  • Will they sink or swim? Witness the chaotic voyage of three talented actors trapped on a small boat, battling foul weather, a faulty mechanical shark, and their egos.
  • Featuring Ian Shaw (son of Robert Shaw), Colin Donnell, and Alex Brightman, the play recreates the legendary characters from Jaws.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

Tickets

Tickets for The Shark is Broken, Broadway are available now! The show takes audiences behind the scenes of the iconic film ‘Jaws’, offering a captivating and unique perspective on its making. Set on a small boat in the open ocean, the play follows three actors, portrayed by Ian Shaw, Colin Donnell, and Alex Brightman, as they navigate a turbulent production fraught with challenges.

Directed by Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson, this production brings together a talented cast and crew, including Ian Shaw, son of Robert Shaw who played Quint in the original film. With its thrilling storyline, exceptional cast, and expert direction, The Shark is Broken offers a compelling and entertaining theatrical experience. It explores themes of camaraderie, artistic dedication, and the pursuit of excellence. Featuring an innovative design, the show recreates the atmosphere of the open ocean and the cramped conditions of the boat. Prepare to be enthralled by the talent, craftsmanship, and behind-the-scenes drama.

The Story

Go on a gripping journey as three actors battle foul weather and a faulty mechanical shark during the turbulent production of 'Jaws' Egos collide, tensions rise, and the line between fiction and reality blurs. The play explores themes of resilience, camaraderie, and the sacrifices made for creating cinematic magic. With humor and intensity, it delves into the complexities of the creative process and personal conflicts. The Shark is Broken offers a raw and authentic portrayal of the challenges faced behind the scenes of a legendary film, with its human drama and pursuit of excellence. Secure your tickets for The Shark is Broken, Broadway for a Wet-and-Wild hilarity!

Show Timings

  • Tue, Thu & Fri: 7 PM
  • Wed: 2 PM & 7 PM
  • Sat: 2 PM & 8 PM
  • Sun at 3 PM
  • Show timings for The Shark is Broken may vary every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Alex Brightman as Richard Dreyfuss, Colin Donnell as Roy Scheider, Ian Shaw as Robert Shaw
  • Writers: Joseph Nixon, Ian Shaw
  • Direction: Guy Masterson
  • Designer: Duncan Henderson

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This show is recommended for ages 14+.
  • This production features strong language and references to alcohol and drugs.
  • Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.
  • Please keep in mind that Broadway theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

The Shark is Broken Tickets

Book online tickets for The Shark is Broken play on Broadway.

Booking Period: Until 19 Nov 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Shark is Broken voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

John Golden Theatre

The John Golden Theatre is an intimate venue known for hosting small dramatic plays and one-man shows. With its rich history since opening in 1927, this theatre has been a stage for captivating performances, offering an immersive experience for theater enthusiasts in the heart of Broadway.

Seating Capacity: 804
John Golden Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 252 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036, United States

Subway: 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, N, R or S train to Times Square or the A, C, or E to Port Authority

Bus: Buses plying to Theatre District are M104, M10, M27/M50, M6, M7 or M42

Available Facilities: Water Fountain, Payphone, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible toilets, Assistance dogs allowed, Wheelchair spaces available in all sections except Balcony

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the John Golden Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most Broadway theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Shark is Broken Tickets

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What is the opening date for The Shark is Broken?

The Shark is Broken opens on 25 July 2023 at John Golden Theatre on Broadway.

What age is The Shark is Broken appropriate for?

The Shark is Broken is suitable for children of 14 and above. Children under 4 years of age will not be allowed.

Where is The Shark is Broken playing on Broadway?

The Shark is Broken is playing at John Golden Theatre on Broadway and opens on 25 July 2023.

How long does The Shark is Broken run for?

The running time of The Shark is Broken is 90 minutes with no intermission.

What is The Shark is Broken about?

The Shark is Broken is a behind-the-scenes theatrical journey that explores the chaotic production of the film ‘Jaws’.

Who are the main stars of The Shark is Broken?

The main stars of The Shark is Broken are Alex Brightman as Richard Dreyfuss, Colin Donnell as Roy Scheider, and Ian Shaw as Robert Shaw.

What is the dress code while attending The Shark is Broken?

There is no specific dress code at Broadway. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending The Shark is Broken on Broadway?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending The Shark is Broken. Most Broadway theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at John Golden Theatre?

John Golden Theatre has multiple facilities including a bar, water fountain, and toilets available for the audiences during The Shark is Broken.

Can I take pictures or videos of The Shark is Broken inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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