On September 25, 2005, Playbill announced that Lestat will begin its New York City engagement on March 11, 2006--at the very same venue which hosted Aida.
The Palace Theatre shows come after the production, featuring tunes from Elton and Bernie Taupin, has its world premiere at San Francisco's Curran Theatre, December 17, 2005-January 29, 2006.
Lestat features a cast of sixteen, with musical supervision by EJ band keyboardist Guy Babylon.
The Broadway playing schedule for Lestat during previews will be Monday through Saturday at 8 PM, with matinees Saturday at 2 PM. Additionally there will be 2 PM matinees on Wednesday March 29, April 5 and April 12.
The regular playing schedule for Lestat beginning Tuesday April 18, 2006, will be Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.
Tickets range from $65 to $100, and can be purchased through Ticketmaster.com at (212) 307-4100, beginning Nov. 13, 2005. For more information, visit