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The Little Prince - Opens on Broadway


The Little Prince

Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Timeless Novella

Opens on Broadway Monday, April 11



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The Little Prince, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless novella, opens on Broadway Monday, April 11, in a limited engagement at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street).


Following sold-out runs in Paris, Sydney, and Dubai, this new telling of one of the best-selling and most translated books ever published comes home to New York in a stage production filled with theatrical spectacle, dance, aerial acrobatics, and ground-breaking video mapping technology that brings the classic adventure story loved by generations to life.


Arriving in New York City on the cusp of World War II, the exiled French author and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote and illustrated The Little Prince in 1942 while residing between a Manhattan townhouse and the historic Delamater-Bevin Mansion on the north shore of Long Island. The now-classic was first published in the United States in 1943.


The award-winning creative team for The Little Prince is led by director and choreographer Anne Tournié, with librettist and co-director Chris Mouron; original music by Terry Truck; video design by Marie Jumelin; costume design by Peggy Housset; lighting design by Stéphane Fritsch; sound design by Tristan Viscogliosi; video projection by Etienne Beaussart; hair and makeup design by Carmen Arbues Miro; and props design by Aurélie Gandilhon.


The show’s company of international performers includes Lionel Zalachas (The Little Prince), Chris Mouron (The Narrator), Aurélien Bednarek (The Aviator), Dylan Barone (The Fox), Laurisse Sulty (The Rose), Antony Cesar (The Vain Man/The Aviator Tribute), Adrien Picaut (The Businessman), Marie Menuge (The Drunkard), Marcin Janiak (The Lamplighter), Srilata Ray (The Snake), Joän Bertrand (The King), William John Banks (The Switchman), Christian Denice (Ensemble), George Sanders (Ensemble), Iris Beaumier (The Narrator Alternate), Pawel Walczewski (The Vain Man & Aviator Tribute Alternate), and Madison Ward (The Snake Alternate).


Produced by Broadway Entertainment GroupThe Little Prince is presented on Broadway by Special Arrangement with Rick Cummins and the Estate of John Scoullar.


Generations around the world love The Little Prince. The international book phenomenon has sold a stunning 200 million copies, becoming the second most translated book in modern history in 250 languages. Now The Little Prince comes to life in a magical first-class theatre spectacular live on stage. Experience a constellation of compelling characters and colorful costumes. Leap into a vivid universe of dance, music, projections, and acrobatics. Immerse yourself in a uniquely innovative international stage production that will capture your heart and challenge your imagination.



Tickets for The Little Prince are on sale now at and and by phone at 212-239-6200.


Tickets are also available in person at the Broadway Theatre box office (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street). Box office hours are Monday-Saturday from 10:00am-8:30pm and Sunday from 12:00-6:30pm. On Sunday matinee performance days, the box office will open at 11:00am. On Sunday evening performance days, the box office will close 30 minutes after curtain.


Tickets for groups of ten or more are available through Broadway Inbound at or by calling 866-302-0995.



WEEK OF APRIL 11: Tuesday and Thursday at 7PM; Friday and Saturday at 8PM; Sunday at 6:30PM; Matinees on Saturday at 2PM and Sunday at 1PM. The opening night performance on Monday, April 11 is at 7PM.


BEGINNING WEEK OF APRIL 18: Tuesday-Thursday at 7PM; Friday and Saturday at 8PM; Sunday at 6:30PM; Matinees on Saturday at 2PM and Sunday at 1PM.


Please check for the most current performance schedule.


The Little Prince runs approximately 1 hour 50 minutes, including an intermission.



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