Monday, November 24

Sting replacing Jimmy Nail in The Last Ship on Broadway

Sting is joining the cast of  his musical The Last Ship for a limited run from December 9th to January 10, 2015. He is  replacing actor Jimmy Nail (who is believed to be happy about the move).  According to the New York Times, the show has been  losing $75,000 a week since performances began on 29th September when it  needs to gross at least $625,000 a week to break even and to sustain a Broadway run.

Sting is due to due to join Paul Simon on a tour of  New Zealand on January 30, 2015, making any further extensions unlikely.

The Last Ship  is a new musical with an original score by 16-time Grammy Award® winner Sting inspuired by his  by Sting's own childhood experiences.

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