Atlanta, Georgia • May 25 – June 26
Music and Lyrics by
Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner
About the Musical
Inspired by the beloved film, TRADING PLACES is a hilarious, world-premiere musical pitting nature against nurture in a modern-day prince-and-the-pauper story. When the lives of a poor street hustler and a privileged stockbroker are swapped as part of an elaborate bet between wealthy brothers, both men face challenges they never imagined. With the help of a charming and unlikely cast of characters, the pawns team up to take their revenge in a comedic and fitting turn that leaves them forever changed for the better. Set in the ’80s decade of shoulder pads and big hair, and reimagined through today’s societal lens, audiences will walk out of the theater “looking good, feeling good.” TRADING PLACES is helmed by an exciting creative team including television and film writer Thomas Lennon (Night at the Museum, “Reno 911”), musical writing duo Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner (First Date), choreographer Fatima Robinson (Super Bowl Halftime Show 2022, “The Wiz Live!”), and Tony Award®-winning director Kenny Leon (A Soldier’s Play, A Raisin in the Sun).