PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO TO DEBUT INVINCIBLE –THE MUSICAL
Multi-platinum, chart-topping and GRAMMY® Award winners Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have announced tickets for the WORLD PREMIERE presentation of INVINCIBLE - THE MUSICAL are on-sale today. This inventive new work weaves their legendary catalogue and inspired new songs throughout a reimagining of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. INVINCIBLE - THE MUSICAL is set in the modern, war-torn metropolis of Verona where the newly elected Chancellor Paris vows to destroy the progressive resistance and return the city to its traditional roots. The star-crossed lovers’ story, exploring how love and equality battle for survival in times of great transformation, envisions peace in a divided world.
INVINCIBLE - THE MUSICAL will take place from November 22 to December 17 at The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith Theater. Tickets for INVINCIBLE - THE MUSICAL ($39 - $125, with previews $29-$105) are on sale now, as are single tickets and subscriptions to all performances in The Wallis' 2022/2023 Season. TheWallis.org/Invincible. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is located at 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills. To purchase single tickets, subscriptions and for more information, please call 310-746-4000 (Monday – Friday, 10 am to 6 pm) or visit TheWallis.org.
Directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene (resident director of Hamilton), with a book by Bradley Bredeweg [Creator of tv series THE FOSTERS and GOOD TROUBLE], music direction and arrangements by Jesse Vargas [Love Actually Live], and orchestrations and arrangements by Neil Giraldo, INVINCIBLE - THE MUSICAL is presented by Special Arrangement with Jamie Cesa, Cody Lassen & Bel Chiasso Entertainment.
“We are so excited that tickets are now on sale for the fully realized production of Invincible-The Musical!.” Pat and Neil shared to Variety. “We've loved spending the last five years writing and collaborating with an amazing team and are thrilled to finally bring it to the stage. The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith Theater is the perfect place to premiere it. It’s been a joyous journey, and one we look forward to having you join us on.”
In other exciting news, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will be inducted this fall, joining a long list of ground-breaking global icons before them. The 37th Annual Ceremony is set to take place November 5 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
Currently, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo are on their North American headlining tour, as they make their way through the mid-west before making stops along the west coast and wrapping in Las Vegas at this year’s iHeartRadio Festival at the T-Mobile Arena. For more information and tickets go to: https://www.benatargiraldo.com/tour
WORLD PREMIERE of The Wallis Production of
INVINCIBLE – THE MUSICAL
FEATURING THE MUSIC OF PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO
Tuesday, November 22 – Saturday, December 17, 2022
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 pm
Saturday matinees, 2 pm
Sundays, 2 pm and 7 pm
Previews: November 22-29, 2022
Book by Bradley Bredeweg
Music direction and Arrangements by Jesse Vargas
Orchestrations and arrangements by Neil Giraldo
Directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene
Presented by Special Arrangement with Jamie Cesa, Cody Lassen
& Bel Chiasso Entertainment
Due to current health and safety variables, performances are subject to change, postponement or cancellation.
About Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
In a pop culture world defined by its perpetual changes, the partnership of singer songwriter Pat Benatar and producer-musician Neil Giraldo has been a potent, steadfast union that has soared to the top of the charts and into fans’ hearts on their own terms. Her staggering vocals and take-no-prisoners attitude, along with his trailblazing artistry as a guitarist, producer and songwriter, forged the undeniable chemistry and unique sound that created eternal rock hits including “We Belong,” “Invincible,” “Love Is A Battlefield,” “Promises In The Dark,” “We Live For Love,” “Heartbreaker” and “Hell Is For Children.”
Their stunning achievements are a testament to their vision. Together, Benatar and Giraldo have created two multi-platinum, five platinum and three gold albums, as well as 19 Top 40 hits. They have sold over 36 million records worldwide and have won an unprecedented four consecutive GRAMMY® awards. They have also been feted with three American Music Awards, a People’s Choice Award, a 2008 induction into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, and most recently have become Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees.