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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Dive into the life of Donna Summer, the five-time Grammy Award winner, and legend from the Disco-era of the late 1970s and learn about the artist’s journey in this Broadway musical. Get entranced as Tony Award Winners LaChanze (The Color Purple) and Ariana DeBose (Hamilton) take on the stage with their mesmerizing vocals. Directed by Tony Award-winning, Des McAnuff who previously directed ‘Jersey Boys’, ‘The Who’s Tommy’ and ‘Big River’ the show is choreographed by Laurence Olivier Award winner, Sergio Trujillo. The explosive cast and crew are known to put up performances packed with action, excitement and visual spectacles. This is an experience musical fans just can’t afford to miss!

Why Watch Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Donna Summer is a legend in the world of music, and the world in general! Creator of 14 top-ten songs, and during the peak of her career had more top songs than any of her peers. The ‘Queen of Disco’ lived a fascinating legacy behind, and her work continues to inspire generations even today. During the show, you’ll get to hear more than 20 of her best songs, and each song is a visual spectacle perfectly capable of being the finale. Songs include, ‘Love to Love You Baby’, ‘Heaven Knows’, ‘Last Dance’ and many more of Donna’s iconic classic and disco songs.
The show was well-received during a previous run at the La Jolla Playhouse, and audiences are already hyped about the show’s first-run on Broadway. Although the show might be a close to a documentary and there are a few of those, the cast of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical show is what sets it a class apart. Featuring a prolific, highly decorated and critically acclaimed cast and crew, the show promises to be a hoot! Feel the energy in the air as you witness this musical tribute to one of the world’s most revolutionary musician/artist unfold before your very eyes.

The Story

Famous artists often lead incredible lives, and Donna Summer was no different in this aspect. Explore the dramatic life of the American disco legend through the dramatic lens of her final concert. Discover the secrets of her life and its many complexities as you watch the tale of a girl from Boston rise through the crowd and make a name for herself. Learn how the ‘Queen of Disco’ risked it all, broke through barriers and became the icon of an era whom every diva aspired to be. Through this journey which traces the meteoric rise and descent of the famed songwriter and singer you’ll be listening to her greatest hits.

Good for

Musical Enthusiasts | Disco Fans | Couples | Broadway First-Timers

Show Details

Show Timings

From March 28 to April 24

Mon to Fri 8 PM
Sat 2 PM

April 25 onward:

Tues & Thur 7 PM
Wed 2 PM & 7 PM
Fri 8 PM
Sat 2 PM & 8 PM
Sun 3 PM


Leading Roles
LaChanzeas Diva Donna
Ariana DeBose as Disco Donna
Storm Lever as Duckling Donna

Directed by
Des McAnuff

Written by
Colman Domingo
Robert Cary

Know Before You Go

Suitable for all ages. Children under 5 will not be admitted.

Available Facilities
In-house lounge
Coat check
Wheelchair accessible

The theatre has a seating capacity of 1492. For tips on how to choose the best seats, you can refer to our Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Seating Chart Guide.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, USA, New York

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