It will be a shorter-than-planned run for on today. Producers said the film based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery's novella will conclude its limited engagement on May 8 at Shubert's Broadway Theatre, more than three months ahead of its planned August 14 closing.
The Little Prince, combining dance, aerial acrobatics, video, and music, had a month-long Covid delay. It. After a couple of thorough initial reviews, The Little Prince had been unable to attest to crowd support.
From the official logline: After an aviator descends from the sky to discover himself in the middle of the desert, he encounters the Little Prince, a young hero on an extraordinary adventure. Join the Little Prince on his journey as he encounters many fascinating characters who help him to follow his heart.
While living between a Manhattan townhouse and the historic Delamater-Bevin mansion on the north shore of Long Island, the exiled French author and aviator de Saint-Exupery grew and illustrated The Little Prince in 1942. The now-classic was first published in the United States in 1943 and had gone on to sell more than 200 million copies.
Following sold-out performances in Paris, Sydney, and Dubai, The Little Prince was choreographed by Anne Tournie, with Chris Mouron's libretto adaptation and collaboration, as well as original music by Terry Truck. The production was presented by a special arrangement with Rick Cummins and the Estate of John Scoullar.