ATLANTIS transports us to a mysterious ancient island on the eve of sacred solstice. A spirited Firstborn discovers an impossible stranger, releasing a long-hidden truth that threatens to destroy everything they know.
The new original musical ATLANTIS features music and lyrics by UTAS Stephen Schwartz Award-winner Matthew Lee Robinson and book by
Robinson, Hadestown dramaturg
A developmental production of ATLANTIS opened at Virginia Repertory Theatre in spring 2019 by special arrangement with Greg Schaffert Productions (Tony Award-winner Peter and the Starcatcher) and Glass Half Full Productions (Victoria Weinberg, associate producer), in association with Power Arts.
ATLANTIS is developed with and helmed by Tony-nominated director Kristin Hanggi (Rock of Ages), with scenic design by Emmy-winner Jason Sherwood (
ATLANTIS has previously been developed at the 2018 Tuacahn New Works Festival in Utah, and in New York City readings with developmental feedback from Stephen Schwartz and representatives from Disney Theatrical Productions, Manhattan Theatre Club, Stuart Thompson Productions and The Araca Group. These readings were financially supported by Greg Schaffert Productions, Glass Half Full Productions, the Australia Council for the Arts, and Power Arts. A Melbourne outing of ATLANTIS - IN CONCERT was the recipient of the Theatrepeople Pro Choice Award for Best Concert Presentation.