Water for Elephants


Imperial Theatre
249 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036


Recommended for 8 +
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.



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The critically acclaimed bestselling novel Water for Elephants comes to vivid life on Broadway in a unique, spectacle-filled new musical.


249, West 45th Street, New York, New York, 10036

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Subway stations close to the Imperial Theatre include 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal on the A, C and E lines. Various buses stop within walking distance of the Imperial Theatre, including the M20 and M104 at West 46th Street and 8th Avenue.


249, West 45th Street, New York, New York, 10036

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About Water for Elephants

After losing what matters most, a young man jumps a moving train unsure of where the road will take him and finds a new home with the remarkable crew of a traveling circus, and a life—and love—beyond his wildest dreams. Seen through the eyes of his older self, his adventure becomes a poignant reminder that if you choose the ride, life can begin again at any age.

Directed by Tony Award® nominee Jessica Stone (Kimberly Akimbo), with a book by three-time Tony nominee Rick Elice (Jersey BoysPeter and the Starcatcher) adapted from Sara Gruen’s novel, and a soaring score by the acclaimed PigPen Theatre Co., Water for Elephants unites innovative stagecraft with the very best of Broadway talent in an authentic and deeply moving new musical that invites us all to give ourselves to the unknown.

Embark on a journey into uncharted territory and allow yourself to be captivated by this unique musical experience. With mesmerizing visuals, enchanting vocals, and a heartfelt narrative exploring the profound connections between humans and animals, this production is an essential highlight of the season.

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