"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
To Play The Wang In February

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," the fantasmagorical Broadway musical, flies into Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre, February 4 - 8, for 8 performances only! Tickets are on sale now.

Based on the novel by famed James Bond author and creator Ian Fleming, the production features music and lyrics by the legendary Sherman brothers, composers of "Mary Poppins." The national tour features an original script and fresh adaptation directed by Ray Roderick.

The Broadway production of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," starring Raul Esparza, received 5 Tony Award nominations, 10 Outer Critics Circle Award nominations and 4 Drama Desk nominations during its 2005 run at the Hilton Theatre.

The London production was nominated for 3 Laurence Olivier Awards in 2003, including Best New Musical, and won Best Musical at the Variety Club Awards in 2003. The production opened in 2002 to rave reviews and record-breaking business at the London Palladium and continues to sell-out on tour across the U.K.

This stage adaptation of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" features such memorable classics such as “Truly Scrumptious,” “Toot Sweets,” “Hushabye Mountain” and the Oscar-nominated title song, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" was originally directed by Adrian Noble on Broadway. This newly conceived version, with direction and adapted script by Ray Roderick, features sets and costumes by renowned English designer Anthony Ward, additional set designs by Robert Bissinger and lighting by Charlie Morrison. New choreography is by JoAnn M. Hunter.

For tickets and information, stop by the Wang box office, call 866-348-9738 or visit www.citicenter.org.

Broadway Production Photo: Joan Marcus

-- OnStage Boston




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