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Kimberly Akimbo Broadway Musical in New York, NY

Booth Theatre222 West 45th StreetNew York, NY 10036
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Overview

Tony Award-winning musical Kimberly Akimbo is a heartwarming story of a New Jersey teen with a rare aging condition. Facing family secrets and legal woes, Kim, played by Victoria Clark, navigates first love and the pursuit of happiness. With a stellar creative team, including David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori, this Broadway production captivates audiences.

Good To Know

  • A Tony Award-winning Broadway musical full of humor, hope and friendship.
  • The story revolves around a New Jersey teen, portrayed by Victoria Clark, coping with a rare aging condition, family secrets and legal challenges.
  • The musical boasts a stellar creative team, including David Lindsay-Abaire (Book/Lyrics), Jeanine Tesori (Music), and Jessica Stone (Director).
  • Runtime is 2 hours and 25 minutes with one 15-minute intermission.
  • This show is recommended for ages 10 and up. Children under 4 are not permitted in the theatre.
  • Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to show time for parking, coat check, and settling in before the show starts.
  • The theatre's dress code leans towards a smart casual style.
  • Booth Theatre's orchestra and main level are wheelchair-accessible.

Description

from Kimberly Akimbo
Winner of more Tony Awards than any other show this season, Kimberly Akimbo is the Tony Award-winning Best Musical about growing up and growing old—in no particular order.

  • “Meet your new favorite musical!” —The Hollywood Reporter
  • “I loved it from the first note to the last.” —The Washington Post


Kimberly (two-time Tony Award winner Victoria Clark) is about to turn 16 and recently moved with her family to a new town in suburban New Jersey. In this “howlingly funny heartbreaker of a show” (The New Yorker), Kim is forced to navigate family dysfunction, a rare genetic condition, her first crush, and possible felony charges. Ever the optimist, she is determined to find happiness against all odds and embark on a great adventure.

Kimberly Akimbo features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), music by two-time Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home), choreography by Danny Mefford (Dear Evan Hansen), and direction by award-winning director Jessica Stone.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimberly Akimbo

Where is Kimberly Akimbo playing on Broadway?

Kimberly Akimbo is playing at the Booth Theatre located in the Theater District of Midtown Manhattan at 222 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036.

What time should I arrive?

Arrive at the theatre at least 30 minutes before showtime to ensure you have the best experience possible. This will give you plenty of time to find your seat, take photos, and settle in before the show starts.

Is Kimberly Akimbo on Broadway kid-friendly?

This show is recommended for children 10 years of age and older due to some mature themes. The show is a great opportunity to introduce young viewers to a range of themes, including family dynamics, disability, and the power of the human spirit. The cast and crew bring these themes to life in an engaging, thoughtful manner.

What is Kimberly Akimbo about?

Kimberly Akimbo Musical is an empathetic look into the coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who recently moved to New Jersey. Follow her journey & witness her unbreakable determination to find happiness regardless of the odds—a rare genetic condition, dysfunctional family, first crush & possible felony charges.

Is Kimberly Akimbo a musical?

Yes, absolutely! Kimberly Akimbo features music by two-time Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, book & lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner David Lindsay-Abaire, choreography by Danny Mefford, and direction by award-winning director Jessica Stone.

How long is Kimberly Akimbo Musical?

The show has a runtime of 2 hours and 25 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.

Is the theatre wheelchair-accessible?

Yes, you can find wheelchair-accessible seating in the Orchestra and a wheelchair-accessible restroom on the main level of the theatre. Please note that there's one step to getting into the theatre.

Is there a coat check at the theatre?

Yes, the theater has a coat check, but please note that it will not accept strollers or furs.