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Death Takes a Holiday - Off-Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new musical by Maury Yeston based on the 1934 film.

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Meet the Makers of New Musical Death Takes a Holiday

Meet the Makers of New Musical Death Takes a Holiday

The title character of Death Takes a Holiday, the lavish new musical from Tony winner Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic), is an unlikely hero to say the least. In the musical, set in the days following World War I, the grim reaper himself arrives at an Italian villa disguised as a Russian prince) determined to finally experience the joys of life ...

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Exclusive Photos! Death Takes a Holiday's Matt Cavenaugh Narrates a Lively Day in His Life

Exclusive Photos! Death Takes a Holiday's Matt Cavenaugh Narrates a Lively Day in His Life
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In shows like West Side Story, Grey Gardens and A Catered Affair, Matt Cavenaugh has gotten plenty of practice sweeping Broadway audiences off their feet. He’s at it again in the new off-Broadway musical Death Takes a Holiday, playing dashing fighter pilot Eric Fenton, a guest at a luxurious Italian villa after World War I. But don’t worry ...

Death Takes a Holiday to Record Cast Album with New Lead Kevin Earley

Death Takes a Holiday to Record Cast Album with New Lead Kevin Earley

Death Takes a Holiday, the new musical from Tony-winning composer Maury Yeston, will soon record a cast album on the PS Classics label. The recording will take place on August 8 in Manhattan, in anticipation of an early fall release date. Kevin Earley, who took over the role of Death when original star Julian Ovenden withdrew from the show for ...

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Death Departs: Kevin Earley Takes Over For Laryngitis-Stricken Holiday Star Julian Ovenden Full-Time

Death Departs: Kevin Earley Takes Over For Laryngitis-Stricken Holiday Star Julian Ovenden Full-Time

After a bout with laryngitis, Death Takes a Holiday star Julian Ovenden is withdrawing from the show for the remainder of its off-Broadway run. Understudy Kevin Earley, who has been starring as Prince Sirki/Death since July 19, including opening night on July 21, will continue in the role through the final show on September 4. The new musical from ...

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Death Livens Up Off-Broadway on Holiday’s Opening Night!

Death Livens Up Off-Broadway on Holiday’s Opening Night!
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Off-Broadway was in a lively mood on July 21, when brand new musical Death Takes a Holiday premiered at the Laura Pels Theatre! The sparkling new piece from Tony winner Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic) stars dreamy British tenor Julian Ovenden as the title character who, determined to finally experience the joys of life, arrives at an Italian villa disguised as ...

See Death Come to Life in New Maury Yeston Musical, Starring Julian Ovenden

See Death Come to Life in New Maury Yeston Musical, Starring Julian Ovenden

All theater thrill seekers longing to look Death in the face need look no further than the off-Broadway stage this season, where the Grim Reaper himself is being brought to life in new Maury Yeston musical Death Takes a Holiday. Julian Ovenden stars as the title character, who arrives at an Italian villa disguised as a handsome young Prince just ...

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What’s Up, Julian Ovenden? The Holiday Star Talks Playing Death, New Babies and the Power of a Good Costume

What’s Up, Julian Ovenden? The Holiday Star Talks Playing Death, New Babies and the Power of a Good Costume

Theatrical jack-of-all trades Julian Ovenden is known to West End fans for Merrily We Roll Along and Annie Get Your Gun, to British music aficionados for his concerts with every major U.K. orchestra, to TV lovers for the popular mini-series Foyle’s War and Cashmere Mafia. New York theatergoers were introduced to Ovenden in his debut performance opposite Nathan ...

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First Look! Julian Ovenden, Rebecca Luker and More Bring Life to Death Takes a Holiday

First Look! Julian Ovenden, Rebecca Luker and More Bring Life to Death Takes a Holiday
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A decidedly grim character is making his way to the off-Broadway stage in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of the new Maury Yeston musical Death Takes a Holiday. Julian Ovenden stars as the title character, who arrives at an Italian villa disguised as a handsome young Prince just after World War I. For the first time he experiences the joys ...

Julian Ovenden, Jill Paice and More Will Bring Death Takes a Holiday to Life Off-Broadway

Julian Ovenden, Jill Paice and More Will Bring Death Takes a Holiday to Life Off-Broadway

Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming premiere of Death Takes a Holiday, the new musical from composer Maury Yeston. Confirming earlier reports of his involvement, British actor Julian Ovenden will star as Prince Sirki/Death in the Roundabout Theatre Company production, which features a score by Yeston and a book by the late Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan ...

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Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a Holiday Will Come to Life Off-Broadway

Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a Holiday Will Come to Life Off-Broadway

Death Takes a Holiday , a new musical from Nine and Titanic composer Maury Yeston, will get its world premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company's Laura Pels Theatre this summer. The production, which features a score by Yeston and a book by the late Peter Stone (1776) and Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray), will begin performances on June 10 and ...

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