Opened: January 4, 2019
Book by: Joe Tracz
Music & Lyrics by: Rob Rokicki
When Percy Jackson (Chris McCarrell) finds out that he is a half-blood (or demigod) and the son of Poseidon (Ryan Knowles), he is sent on a quest to find the lightning bolt stolen from Zeus with his satyr protector Grover (Jorrel Javier) and Athena’s daughter Annabeth (Kristin Stokes).
There’s a lot of heart in this musical. It’s evident from the start that the half-bloods are trying to figure out their place in the world. Grover’s song “The Tree on the Hill” about a moment in his past he regrets is the most beautiful moments of the show.
The lighting design may blind you, but that’s the only flaw in this show.
Final say: Bring on the monsters. ★★★★★