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A New Musical Based on the Critically Acclaimed and Best-Selling Novel by Sara Gruen 

Book by Rick Elice

Music and Lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co.

Directed by Jessica Stone

The World Premiere of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is scheduled for  

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre's 54th Season in the Summer of 2023


Based on the critically acclaimed and best-selling novel by Sara Gruen, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS takes you on an adventure filled with romance, deception, and a little bit of magic, all under the big top of a traveling circus.

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, an adventure of love, family and belonging will reignite your dreams of running away with the circus, as directed by Jessica Stone (Kimberly Akimbo), with a book by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher), and music & lyrics by the award-winning PigPen Theatre Co.

Contact: Matt Polk / Wayne Wolfe / Lilly Claar / Nina Chae-Gordon

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