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“Hercules” Musical Opens in Hamburg, Germany (Official Photos and Video Montage)

  Hi everyone!

Disney Theatrical Group has shared first photos and a video montage of Disney’s Hercules, which opened Sunday, March 24th, 2024 at Stage Theater Neue Flora in Hamburg, Germany. Hamburg is the first location for this new musical! Hercules is a Stage Entertainment and Disney Theatrical production. Tickets can be purchased here.

Watch the video and read below for more information on Hercules!

Disney’s HERCULES is a musical adventure with a score by eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken and Tony-winner David Zippel and a book by Tony Award® winner Robert Horn (Tootsie) and Kwame Kwei-Armah (Artistic Director of London’s Young Vic).

"Hercules" production in Hamburg, Germany
Hercules, Disney 2024, Credit: Johan Persson

Hamburg will be the first place in the world to see the brand-new musical with new songs written for the stage by the film’s Oscar-nominated composer and lyricist. This world-premiere production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin) and co-choreographer Tanisha Scott, with set and additional video design by Dane Laffrey and lighting design by Jeff Croiter; sound design by Kai Harada and costume design by Gregg Barnes and Sky Switser.

"Hercules" production in Hamburg, Germany
Hercules, Disney 2024, Credit: Johan Persson

The production team also includes video designer George Reeve, puppet designer James Oritz, hairstyles and wigs by Mia M. Neal, makeup by Kirk Cambridge-Del Pesche and special effects by Jeremy Chernick.

Hercules, Disney 2024, Credit: Johan Persson

The music team is led by music supervisor and arranger Michael Kosarin, with orchestrations by Danny Troob and Joseph Joubert and dance arrangements by David Chase.

Hercules in Hamburg, Germany
Hercules, Disney 2024, Credit: Johan Persson

Previous stage versions were performed at The Public Theater in 2019 and at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey in 2023.

"Hercules" production in Hamburg, Germany
Hercules, Disney 2024, Credit: Johan Persson

HERCULES is a Stage Entertainment and Disney Theatrical production ©Disney.

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