[Calendar Alert] MOTB Announces Amazing Grace: The Musical To Inaugurate Its New World Stage Theater

WASHINGTON D.C. – As the first stop on its upcoming national tour, AMAZING GRACE, the inspirational Broadway musical will be the first production – of any kind – to christen the new, state-of-the-art World Stage Theater at Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. The production is slated for an eight-week run with opening night scheduled for November 18th 2017.

The World Stage Theater at Museum of the Bible is a world-class, performing arts theater located inside the forthcoming 430,000-square-foot museum. Located just two blocks from the National Mall, the 472-seat venue will showcase a first-of-its-kind, digital mapping system that will transform the theater space into a virtual canvas, surrounding the audience with an environment that enhances what they see on stage.

Tickets go on-sale on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to commemorate the 269th anniversary of the conversion John Newton, the composer of Amazing Grace, from a brutal slave trader to a committed Reformer and Christian who would ultimately pen the “hymn of hymns.”

AMAZING GRACE: The Musical is the first production of the show in North America since its pre-Broadway opening in Chicago and subsequent engagement on Broadway at The Nederlander Theater.  The Washington Post proclaimed: “The timing of this sweeping and inspirational new Broadway musical couldn’t be better. The staging is superb, with moments of genuine astonishment. As spectacular as anything on Broadway, AMAZING GRACE tells the story of how the song came to be and elicits widespread gasps and cheering from the audience.”  A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. More information is available at www.amazinggracemusical.com

WHAT: Tickets to go on-sale for AMAZING GRACE: The Musical

WHEN: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017; Performance Dates: November 14, 2017 – January 7, 2018

WHERE: Tickets will be available at www.museumofthebible.org/amazinggrace

WHY: Ideal to add to any calendar articles outlining significant events in 2017 and to add to your planning calendars.

Given the limited seating capacity of the new World Stage Theater tickets should be purchased in advance to better ensure the patron’s preferred date and time of performance. Sign up at the museum’s AMAZING GRACE: The Musical official website for updates and sales reminders. Founding Members of the museum will receive advanced purchase options for this and all other upcoming stage productions at World Stage Theater.

Group ticketing options are also available by emailing groupreservations@mbible.org


Museum of the Bible – Museum of the Bible is an innovative, global, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the Bible. In 2017, Museum of the Bible, which aims to be the most technologically advanced museum in the world, will open its 430,000-square-foot nonprofit museum just three blocks from the Capitol in Washington, D.C. A digital fly-through and a 360-degree hardhat tour of the museum are available on youtube.com/museumofBible.

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