Tuck Everlasting is a musical based upon the American children's novel Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.

Généralités: Histoire, thèmes et particularités


If you could live forever, would you? When Winnie Foster discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family, she embarks on an extraordinary adventure that will change her life forever. Take a journey you'll never forget in this powerful new musical about love, family and living life to the fullest.

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Historique du musical

Génèse du musical

Tuck Everlasting was originally slated to make its world premiere at the Colonial Theatre, in Boston, Massachusetts, from July 28 to August 28, 2013. However, the premiere was cancelled because of “a lack of theatre availability for its planned subsequent production in New York." It subsequently made its world premiere at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The production ran from January 21 to February 22, 2015.
In its review of the Atlanta production, the New York Times said "Indeed, the most dazzling passage is probably the culminating ballet, wordlessly conveying the circle of life, as it were, without benefit of spectacular puppetry and a familiar pop song. It had the woman next to me repeatedly wiping away tears, and I understood how she felt." Variety said "Despite its existentialism-lite sweep, this is an intimate family story of love, loss and the purpose and power of storytelling in the American folk tradition of Twain and Wilder."

The musical began its Broadway previews on March 31, 2016 at the Broadhurst Theatre, with opening night on April 26, 2016. The production closed on May 29, 2016 after 28 previews and 39 regular performances.



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Atlanta premiere
The musical numbers which appeared in the original 2015 Alliance Theatre production in Atlanta, were:
“Live Like This”
"Good Girl, Winnie Foster”
“Come to the Fair”
“Top of the World”
“Story of the Tucks”
“My Most Beautiful Day”
“One Small Story”
“Jump the Line”
"Everything’s Golden”
“For the Best”
“You Can’t Trust a Man”
“The Wheel”
“Everlasting Ballet”

Act 1:
"Live Like This”- Mae, Winnie, Angus, Jesse, Miles, Man in the Yellow Suit, Ensemble
"Good Girl, Winnie Foster” - Winnie, Mothers
“Join the Parade" - Man in the Yellow Suit, Fair Musicians
“Good Girl, Winnie Foster (Reprise)" - Winnie
"Top of the World" - Jesse, Winnie
"Hugo's First Case" - Hugo
"Story of the Tucks" - Mae, Jesse, Miles
“My Most Beautiful Day” - Mae, Angus, Ensemble
"Join the Parade" (Reprise) - Man in the Yellow Suit, Ensemble
"Partner in Crime" - Winnie, Jesse, Ensemble
"Seventeen” - Jesse, Winnie, Man in the Yellow Suit, Ensemble

Act 2:
"Everything’s Golden" - Man in the Yellow Suit, Ensemble
"Seventeen" (Reprise) - Winnie
"Time" - Miles, Mae, Angus, Jesse
"Everything's Golden" (Reprise) - Man in the Yellow Suit
"You Can’t Trust a Man" - Constable Joe, Hugo
"The Wheel" - Angus, Winnie
"Story of the Man in the Yellow Suit" - Man in the Yellow Suit
"Everlasting” - Winnie
"The Wheel" (Reprise) - Jesse, Ensemble

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